BEAR Scotland launches roadworker recruitment drive

BEAR Scotland is bolstering its workforce in communities across South East Scotland, recruiting up to 50 new Highway Maintenance Operatives.

Friday, 23rd April 2021, 11:12 am
Updated Friday, 23rd April 2021, 11:16 am
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Roadworkers of all experience are required for local job opportunities throughout South East Scotland, including at the BEAR depot in Bonnyrigg.

Alasdair Allen, BEAR Scotland’s Senior Operations Manager for the South East Unit, said: “Roadworker jobs provide good opportunities for overtime, a varied workload and the opportunity work in some of Scotland’s most beautiful landscape.

“Whatever your background and level of experience, we’re keen to hear from you. We provide on the job training for most roles, including apprenticeship options.”

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Last year BEAR Scotland began an eight-year contract to manage and maintain the trunk road network in South East Scotland on behalf of Transport Scotland, covering 506km of trunk roads from central Scotland to the Scottish Borders, as well as 757 bridges and structures including the iconic Queensferry Crossing and Forth Road Bridge.

Alasdair added: “Our contract with Transport Scotland is guaranteed to run for at least eight years, so a job with BEAR means long-term job security. There’s great satisfaction to be had providing an essential public service as part of our strong, resilient team – this is your chance to help ‘keep Scotland moving’.”