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HGV Mechanic/Technician (Skilled Vehicle & Plant Technician) x3

Stoke-on-Trent City Council
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
£31,364 - £33,945
Closing date
18 Oct 2024

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Directorate: Housing Development and Growth

Section: Fleet Operations and Compliance

Grade: Level 8 plus market suppplement 

Salary£31,364 - £33,945 plus a market supplement of £3,500

Hours: 37


This advert is open to both internal and external applicants.  


HGV Mechanic/Technician - Official job title = Skilled Vehicle & Plant Technician 


Fleet Operations & Compliance is seeking to appoint a dedicated and enthusiastic individual to join our unique and dynamic team of highly motivated professionals who work collaboratively to ensure the operations comply with legislative requirements.


The department works to tight timescales and often statutory deadlines and therefore experience of working within a highly pressured responsive service is a must. The department plays an integral part of the Council’s fleet operations ensuring legal compliance in all areas. This is an essential function to support the Council in providing the services to the residents of the city. The workshop normal operating hours are 6.30am to 5.30pm this is covered by an early start and a later start. 


The successful candidate will be a qualified Heavy Goods Vehicle mechanic or be time served with significant experience in all the major elements of goods vehicle repair’s including engines, transmission, braking systems and suspension including a basic knowledge of vehicle electrics.  Experience of Goods Vehicle MOT preparation is desirable. Must have the ability to work on a wide variety of vehicles and plant including HGV’s, LGV’s and Agricultural machines.


Benefit package includes Tool Allowance and Call Out Rota payments


Please note that if any employee who is currently at risk of redundancy within the organisation applies for this vacancy their application will receive priority. Should this happen then you will be advised accordingly.


To Apply - please visit our website If you have any queries or want an application form in another format, please email or call us on 01782 238189.


About us

Stoke-on-Trent City Council is a unitary authority employing approximately 4,600 staff who deliver 700 services to more than 260,000 residents. Our city comprises of six towns: Burslem, Fenton, Hanley, Longton, Stoke and Tunstall. We are a city of strengths, with a proud heritage and bright future. We have undergone significant changes over the last few years. New ways of working have already transformed many service areas and we are determined to continue to develop more innovative approaches to ensure that we can maximise the benefits of transformation.

Our city

Although the 13th largest city in the UK, Stoke-on-Trent is rapidly outstripping a number of parts of the country with our economic growth and recovery.

Stoke-on-Trent is a city with a strong sense of civic pride - we’ve been voted the kindest city in the UK – and a place where you’ll receive a hugely warm welcome. We have a rich and diverse culture, steeped in our prestigious industrial heritage as the celebrated ‘world capital of ceramics’. But we don’t just want to celebrate our proud past – we firmly believe that Stoke-on-Trent’s best years are ahead of it. We are determined to raise aspirations and match them with high-quality education and health provision, as well as improved opportunities to secure fulfilling and well-paid work. Through uniting social and economic opportunities, we are maximising the full power of the city council as a secure and steadfast institution within the city.

Rewards and benefits

When you work for Stoke-on-Trent City Council you’ll be helping to improve the lives and wellbeing of our residents. We’ll provide you with support, learning opportunities and flexible working options and some amazing benefits including; a competitive salary, generous holidays, an excellent defined local authority benefit pension scheme, annual leave purchase scheme, cycle to work schemes just to name a few. We also have access to lifestyle benefits which offer a wide range of discounts such as family days out, travel, retail and many more.

Our commitment to you

Vibrancy and diversity are two of Stoke-on-Trent’s greatest assets. A city founded on creative endeavour should value and celebrate the multitude of voices, ideas and identities that shape its culture. We are committed to creating a culture which is truly inclusive, where all staff feel valued, listened to, supported and able to do their work to the best of their abilities at all times. And we must ensure that our decisions and policies nurture and empower communities across our city and do not inadvertently disadvantage groups and individuals that we want to help to thrive.

Our approach to Equality and Diversity is an invitation to all our communities to work with and for us so we can continue to improve how we deliver services residents need.

Our employee networks are inclusive, open forums for colleagues with similar lived experiences. They allow staff to meet, support and mentor each other, alongside being a voice for under-represented groups to advise and support the organisation when developing policies and services.

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