Fleet Technician

Whitley Depot
£26,317 - £32,029 per annum
18 Jul 2019
10 Sep 2019
Job Ref
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Annualised Hours

Coventry City Councils vehicle workshops is a modern, well equipped facility which maintains a large and diverse range of vehicles, plant and equipment. The successful applicant will be given an opportunity to develop and train in all aspects of the role, and whilst your experience is important for the role, you will gain valuable additional expertise in a number of manufacturers vehicles and specialist equipment. Due to Fleet and Workshops continued development and expansion, we now have a vacancy for a Motor Vehicle Technician with appropriate skills in HGV/LGV vehicle maintenance.

The Role

You will have the opportunity to undertake the service, inspection, repair and maintenance of a varied range vehicles, plant and equipment. The work ensures adherence to legislative and health and safety requirements, and is aligned to a planned inspection schedule, and agreed procedures and targets.

In addition to your qualification, you are likely to have had extensive practical experience in fleet service, repair and maintenance including plant and large commercial vehicles. You will have knowledge of the legislative requirements of legally maintaining a HGV fleet and You will have a flexible approach to work and an ability to adapt to a changing working environment to meet customer needs. It would be also desirable, but not essential to be a qualified MOT tester.

Working Hours:  Monday - Thursday: 2.30pm - 11.00pm. Friday 11.00am - 4.00pm

Interview Date:  17th September 2019


In return, we can offer you an excellent pension scheme, 'MyCar' scheme, flexible working, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at a number of city centre restaurants, shops and other establishments.

Coventry City Council is committed to delivering the best possible services and improving the quality of life for Coventry people. In order to do this effectively we aim to have a workforce that represents the diverse communities we serve, embracing and utilising the broad range of skills, experiences and perspectives this brings.

We are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for all. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition.

Key Requirements

This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is covered by the Code of Practice on the English language fluency for public sector workers.

Please note we will communicate any interview arrangements with you via email, so please check your email and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting your application.

This vacancy and advert will be closed as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible.

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Need help with your application?

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Address: 1 Bull Yard, Coventry, CV1 1LH

Phone: 024 7678 5740

Email: jobshop@coventry.gov.uk  

Website: http://www.coventry.gov.uk/jobshop

Supporting documents
Job Description and Person Specification.doc

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