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Forrest Street Depot Forrest Street Blantyre, G72 0JP
£33,797.15 - £34,764.35 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

Job Description

Community and Enterprise Resources

Location: Forrest Street Depot, Blantyre

Hours: 35 hours a week


A position has arisen for a Grounds Estimator working in our Forrest Street depot, you will responsible for the preparation of contract estimating functions including grounds and streets maintenance amenity horticulture, construction play areas and cemeteries.

You will be responsible to the Senior Contract Estimator for the provision of contract estimating functions in relation to (refuse collections, street cleansing, civic amenity sites, waste transfer stations, grounds maintenance, amenity horticulture and cemeteries) within a designated administrative area.


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All correspondence will be via your email address registered with myjobscotland.

Equal Opportunities and Armed Forces Community Covenant

South Lanarkshire Council is an Equal Opportunities employer and encourages applications from all members of the community. As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum competency/behaviour requirements for the position.

South Lanarkshire Council is committed to providing support to members of the armed forces, veterans and their families which is set out in the Armed Forces Community Covenant. Veterans are guaranteed an interview who meet the minimum requirements for the position

Foreign Police Check

Candidates should be able to detail any gaps in employment and provide a foreign police check where applicable for any periods living or working abroad.


To assist with the co-ordination and preparation of contract documentation.

To assist in the preparation of new contracts and ad hoc works to enable contract variations to be implemented within Commercial Operations.

To assist in the preparation of job costing for specific areas of work and to provide research data relating to performance indicators and the Council’s best Value initiative.

To undertake as required other projects, research work and to report to assist with the development of the service to maximise income generation where appropriate.

To liaise with other departments and user groups and where appropriate to identify measure and establish maintenance costs for new areas of work.

To prepare such reports as may be deemed necessary.

To undertake any other associated duties as directed by the Senior Contract Estimator.

The Individual

As an employee of South Lanarkshire Council you would also receive a wide range of benefits including:

  • Enrolment in award winning local government pension scheme
  • Up to 33 days annual leave
  • Public holiday entitlement (up to 10 days)
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Family friendly policies - flexible working, including consideration of a condensed working weeks e.g 4 day working week, maternity/paternity leave, enhanced leave.
  • Employee Discounts – including discounts at the cinema.
  • Range of benefits to support you (Cycle to Work Scheme, Physiotherapy, Employee Assistance Program which offers practical and emotional support)
  • Disability Confident Employer - Employer
  • Armed Forces Covenant Silver.png
  • Scottish Living Wage
  • Carer Positive Employer in Scotland - Engaged