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Our Values

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. 

Our Values are:

About the team we are recruiting to

We value diverse perspectives and experiences and are striving to create a workplace culture that is inclusive, is accepting of all and is free from discrimination and bias.

Fleet Management is a key support service for many internal and external customers at Coventry City Council.  We are based in a fully equipped vehicle workshop at our Whitley Depot site and are responsible for the repair and maintenance of approximately 500 items including vehicles and plant machinery and equipment. We are also responsible for the provision of fuel to our customers, and in addition provide a driver training service to many customers.

We want every single customer to have a positive experience when working with fleet management and would welcome you being part of the team.

What is the job role?

You will have the opportunity to undertake mot Inspections of a wide range of vehicles within class 4 and 7, including vehicles engaged on local taxi services. The will also be scope for some service, inspection or repair work on light goods vehicles or pool cars.

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.

We can offer you a very attractive package:

  • £24496 up to £30151.
  • £435 per annum tool allowance
  • 37-hour working week
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • 28 Days holiday plus bank holidays (rising to 33 days after five years)
  • Excellent working environment

Who are we looking for?

In addition to your qualification, you are likely to have practical experience in MOT testing in a fleet environment. You will also have experience in inspecting and maintaining light goods vehicles.

You will have a flexible approach to work and an ability to adapt to a changing working environment to meet customer needs.

Working Hours:  Mon - Thurs: 6.30 am - 3.00 pm. Fri 6.30 am - 11.30 am

For full details on the application process please read the attached document on our jobs page labelled 'Coventry City Council Application Process'.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Interview Date: 21st June 2023

About Coventry

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

Coventry City Council


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