It’s great to know that you are interested in working with us at Coventry City Council. As a prospective employee, it is important that everyone who works for us is committed to our One Coventry values and shares our commitment to becoming a more diverse and inclusive organisation.
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About the team we are recruiting to
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 3 vacancies for Motor Vehicle Technicians with appropriate skills in HGV/LGV vehicle maintenance
What is the job role?
You will have the opportunity to undertake the service, inspection, repair, and maintenance of a varied range of 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 to procedures and targets.
Who are we looking for?
In addition to your qualification, you are likely to have 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: Mon - Thurs: 2.30pm - 11.00pm. Fri 11.00am - 4.00pm
For full details on the application process please read the attached document on our jobs page labelled 'Coventry City Council Application Process'
- £32,020 Starting Salary (with experience) up to £35,411.
- £2,144 Supplement in addition to the above
- £435 per annum tool allowance
- 37-hour working week
- Seasonal Overtime available (including standby & mileage pay)
- Local Government Pension Scheme
- 27 Days holiday plus bank holidays (rising to 32 days after five years)
- Excellent working environment
Coventry has a proud, innovative and creative spirit that throughout its history has seen communities come together to tackle problems and bring about real social change.
We are cutting-edge, challenging, youthful, vibrant and diverse.
At Coventry we are committed to excellence in everything we do. With around 4800 staff from a range of different backgrounds, our aim is to recruit and develop talented people who will focus on our customers, take responsibility, work together and find better ways of doing things.
To deliver the best services to our residents, we need the best people working for us to make a difference to our communities.
If you join us, we will provide a fantastic rewards and benefits package - to find out more please visit https://www.coventry.gov.uk/council-vacancies
Coventry City Council