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Transport Technical Officer

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Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service, Ripley
Salary details
£33,486 - £35,336 per annum
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
37 hours per week, Monday to Friday with occasional need to work beyond normal office hours, evenings and weekends as required
Closing Date
21 August 2022
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An opportunity has arisen in the Corporate Services portfolio for a Transport Technical Officer. The successful candidate will be responsible for the day to day management and maintenance of all fleet vehicles and plant equipment to meet the needs of the service. 

You will possess a proven ability in team working and supervisorial skills.  You will also provide support to the transport team working closely with the Transport Manager and Transport Administration Manager, to ensure the delivery of an efficient and effective transport function. 

The ideal candidate will have experience in managing small teams and individuals and demonstrate their ability to proactively manage change through continuous improvements. They should also have knowledge of Firefighting and/or emergency services and/or light and heavy vehicles. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for the effective line management of the Transport Light Vehicle Mobile Technician and management of external maintenance contracts and services within a corporate environment. They will ensure compliance with relevant transport legislation and liaise with the Transport Manager to have effective management of the transport department’s budgets. 

Please see the Job Description and Person Specification for more details relating to the role. 

The successful candidates should hold a full City & Guilds in Motor Vehicle Engineering or equivalent qualification and a current LGV(C) licence or be prepared to work towards an LGV(C) licence.  The candidate should also have successfully completed or be prepared to work towards an IOSH qualification. 

There will be a requirement for some travel for which a pool car will be provided. 

The normal working week is 37 hours however you may occasionally need to work beyond normal office hours. In return we offer flexible working hours, family friendly policies, free car parking, health & wellbeing services, discount scheme and eligibility to join the Local Government Pension Scheme. 

Police security vetting procedures at the appropriate level will be requested for the successful applicant. Please note that, due to the nature of security checks undertaken, applicants must have 3 years continuous residency in the UK up to the date of the application and Home Office approval for indefinite leave to remain within the UK. 

For further information about the post please contact Group Manager Kev Page on 07825196345. 

Please do not apply using the Derbyshire County Council website. 

To apply please visit: https://www.jobtrain.co.uk/derbyshirefire/displayjob.aspx?jobid=635    

We are committed to equality and fairness at work.  Applications are encouraged from all diverse communities.  

If you have a disability and need assistance completing the application form, please contact the Service Centre on 01773 305441.

Shortlisting will take place on week commencing 23 August 2022 with Interviews being held during the week commencing 29 August 2022.

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.