Careers

The BEAR Family

We believe that the people who work with us are our greatest asset and, in order for us to succeed, we make sure we retain and attract a talented, innovative and dedicated team. With over 800 staff across 22 offices and depots across Scotland, our teams work round the clock to keep trunk roads safe.

We strive for excellence in all we do. We offer the opportunity to be part of one of the leading companies in the industry and work in some of the most beautiful areas of Scotland.

From engineers to accountants, environmental advisors to surveyors, road operatives to network officers, we offer numerous in-house and external training opportunities for our teams as well as encouraging our staff to continuously strive for professional development within their career with us.

If you share our commitment to doing what’s best for clients, enjoy working in a supportive team and hold yourself to the highest ethical standards, you’ll fit right in.

We are an equal opportunities employer. We wish to ensure equality of opportunity in employment and the fair treatment of all our employees.

We offer a range of benefits and development opportunities for employees reflecting our commitment to be a responsible company; developed by clear communication of our values, policies, the breadth of opportunities within the business and remuneration packages that reflect the way in which we value our people.

To do what we do well, particular care is taken in nurturing and investing in our people. From operations teams on the network through to engineers, quantity surveyors and designers, we strive to embed talent into all levels of our organisation.

 

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Employee Benefits

We offer a range of benefits and development opportunities for our employees reflecting our commitment to be a responsible Company; developed by clear communication of our values, policies, the breadth of opportunities within the business and remuneration packages that reflect the way in which we value our people.

In return for joining us you’ll not only get a competitive salary, but a complete benefits package including a rewards programme to support everyone at every stage of their working life.

  • CSR Days
    The communities in which we work are of the utmost importance to us, and that’s why we offer staff the opportunity to take a day off to go and work for a cause that is important to them and get involved with the community.
  • Professional Memberships
    We want our teams to continually strive for professional development, that’s why we cover one membership fee each year per employee of any relevant professional association to help them continually learn and grow.
  • Employee Assistance Programme
    We have an extensive employee assistance programme available to all staff and their families to offer free health and wellbeing advice, 24/7.
  • Discount and Rewards Programme
    We have teamed up with Hapi Benefits to offer BEAR Scotland staff members discounts on high street stores, attractions and more.
  • Health and Dental Care
    Our staff are entitled to discounts on health care services and can save on the cost of glasses through SpecSavers.
  • Team Building Days
    Working together as one team makes us a more efficient and forward thinking company, and that’s why we programme an active calendar of team building days to help us take time out and have fun.
  • Cycle2Work Scheme
    BEAR Scotland participates in the Cycle2Work scheme to encourage more people to get on their bikes to work, with savings of up to 40% on cycling equipment.
  • Pension Scheme
    We offer a Group Personal Pension Plan for our staff with BEAR matching a contribution of up to 6%.
  • Microsoft Office at Home
    BEAR Scotland staff can enjoy free downloads of Microsoft Office packages for their personal and home devices.
  • Purchase Additional Annual Leave
    We offer a Purchase Additional Annual Leave scheme where staff can purchase up to five days off a year.

UK Armed Forces

Supporting Our Armed Forces Veterans

BEAR is proud to support the UK Armed Forces community including Veterans and Reservists. We recognise the skills and attributes these valued members of society have and how they can add value to our business.

We are actively engaged with The Career Transition Partnership and other organisations to promote the Highways sector as a meaningful and exciting career. We want to make the often difficult transition from military to civilian employment as smooth as it can be by helping you to find the right role for you at BEAR.

If you are interested in a career with us then we want to hear from you. Send your CV to recruitment@bearscotland.co.uk quoting reference ‘UK Armed Forces.’