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Engineering Manager

Camden London Borough Council
Camden, London (Greater)
£46,756 - £54,238 per annum
Closing date
17 Dec 2021

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About Us

Camden is listening to everyone, including you.

We’re giving a platform to people inside and outside our community. Because, we’re not just home to the UK’s fast-growing economy. We’re home to the most important conversations happening today. And we’re making radical social change a reality, so that nobody gets left behind. Here’s where you can help decide a better future for us all.

The Role

Camden Accessible Travel Solutions (CATS) is the Council’s in-house transport service. CATS sit within Housing Support Services and is part of the Supporting Communities Directorate within Camden Council.

CATS is based within York Way Depot, in King’s Cross, London. The service is responsible for a wide range of transport related services including the provision of accessible buses for children and adults, taxi bookings, fleet maintenance, MOT service, Driver training, fuel provision and manages a range of concessionary travel schemes.

The Engineering Team is responsible for the management of the Council’s fleet of vehicles (circa 330), ensuring compliance is maintained through planned vehicle inspections and scheduled maintenance tasks. The team also incorporates the workshop and MOT Centre and is responsible for health and safety compliance within the wider depot, in consultation with Corporate Property and Health and Safety.

The Engineering Manager is a key member of the service management team within CATS and plays a lead role in ensuring compliance for staff members, vehicles, the depot and equipment maintenance.  

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.

To be considered for this exciting opportunity the successful candidate must be qualified to hold HGV and PSV Operator’s License as you will be the nominated Transport Manager for both disciplines. To ensure that Driving Legislation is adhered to and that Drivers have the required qualifications and training. Additionally, you must hold a current Certificate of Professional Competence (National Freight / Passenger Transport) gained by examination. You will have at least 5 years’ experience in a similar post and hold a Full UK Driving Licence, for at least 5 years. The ideal candidate will, have a sound engineering background in the maintenance/repair of passenger carrying or large goods vehicles including a comprehensive knowledge of vehicle systems and layouts. You will have an excellent knowledge of all Operators Licence requirements and any other statutory and/or regulatory requirements in the management of its Fleet and Passenger Services, inclusive of Vehicle Maintenance, the MOT Bay and Transport Operations. Additionally, you will provide professional expert, technical and management support to a team of Officers and Workshop staff members within the Engineering Team. The post holder will provide direct line management support to the Operations Manager.

Working for Camden

We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine how we’re supporting people, and we’ll redefine what a career can be. If that sounds good to you, we’d love to talk.

At Camden, you’ll receive a host of benefits as well as joining a flexible working employer. Click HERE to see full details of our benefits.

Additional Information

To view the Job Profile, please click HERE


To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

Asking for Adjustments

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people, neurodiverse people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application, interview or assessment process, including providing information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at or post to 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG.


Camden: A diverse and vibrant borough
What makes us different?

Camden London Borough Council offers the opportunity to create a place for everyone. The council is committed to excellence and aims to recruit vibrant and talented people to develop and cultivate highly competent work teams. 
Camden Council promotes culture, innovation and excellence by celebrating awards such as the Camden Business Awards, Community Support Awards and Camden Design Awards. 

Great values

Based in the heart of the capital, Camden has much to offer its dedicated staff. The council is committed to excellence, and dedicated to safeguard and support the welfare of vulnerable adults, young people and children. Camden aims to work hand to hand with the communities it serves to find new and better ways to increase quality of life.
Why work for Camden?

  • Camden is committed to providing high quality services
  • Competent and skilled work teams.
  • A trusting, supportive working environment
  • Strong focus on innovation
  • Competitive salary.
  • Free season ticket / travelcard loan scheme. 

Would you like to work in an innovative, multicultural, vibrant and transforming environment?

Camden may offer the opportunity you are looking for.

Find Us
020 7974 4444
Town Hall
Judd Street
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