Vehicle Workshop Mechanic - Fleet

Cumbria County Council
Dalston, Carlisle
£27,741 - £28,672
Closing date
27 Jan 2022

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Corporate Services, Facilities Management, Member Services
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Are you an experienced Workshop Mechanic looking for your next career move?

This is an exciting opportunity to develop your career and work alongside experienced individuals who are passionate about vehicle maintenance and repair.

Our Transport Services Team and Mechanics maintain and repair vehicles and associated equipment to the required standards to ensure that the Council can meet its operational and other commitments, including all statutory requirements as defined under the Authority's Operator Licences.

The Role:

You will work alongside other Mechanics and be jointly responsible delivering vehicle inspections, MOT preparation and presentation, vehicle repairs, the repair and maintenance of a wide range of light and heavy vehicles as well as items of small plant and the Windermere Ferry.

Who we are looking for:

The ideal candidate will have a City & Guilds NVQ level 3 or equivalent in vehicle maintenance and will have a proven track record as a Mechanic working in a busy multi-disciplined workshop environment. They will have a flexible approach including the ability to undertake out of hours call outs on a rota basis, as well as holding a minimum Category: C or Cat: D driving licence and preferably a DCPC qualification.

Interview information

Closing date: 27th January 2022

Interview date: 18th February 2022

We are operating virtual interviews. This will preferably be undertaken using the Microsoft Teams software, which is currently free for new users, however if there are any issues with accessing this technology, we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements prior to the interviews.

Options will be discussed with candidates once they have been invited to the interview stage of the process, and if you have any concerns or adjustments are needed, we are happy to discuss.

What we can offer you

Cumbria County Council is a modern, vibrant place to work offering a range of staff benefits, including:

  • Excellent training and development offers
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Various perks and discounts schemes, including money off your phone contract and local gyms
  • Competitive rates of pay

Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion

As an equal opportunities employer, Cumbria County Council is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Cumbria County Council.

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