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Mechanic - Heavy Goods Vehicle

Salary details: £ - £

Location
Transport Depot-Liversage Street, Derby
Reference
JOB/23/02124
Salary details
Grade 8 £25,582 - £27,493 per annum
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
Permanent
Hours
37 hours per week
Closing Date
04 June 2023
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HGV Mechanic

County Transport – Derby Workshops

£25,582 - £27,493 per annum – plus market leading package (see below) –

We are accepting CVs for this position so it’s easier than ever to apply!

We are accepting CVs for this position so it’s easier than ever to apply. Please include a covering letter outlining the reasons for your interest and your skills, knowledge and experience, taking account of the requirements set out in the job and person profile (attached). Each document should be no longer than 2 sides of A4 (font size 12).

If you would prefer to submit a standard application form, you can download one here and upload this instead of your CV.

There are potential opportunities for winter standby and associated additional payments during October-April, including the use of a council vehicle during rota standby periods (this can be discussed further at in interview).

We are looking for a highly motivated Heavy Goods Vehicle Mechanic to join our County Transport team who supports the maintenance and repair of a diverse fleet of motor vehicles including motor cars, minibuses, light goods vehicles, Heavy Goods Vehicles, trailers and engineering plant.

You will need to hold a relevant vocational qualification in heavy goods vehicle maintenance and repair operations and a valid full Driving Licence with a minimum of category B. This role can offer the opportunity to undertake funded category C training.

All standard and specialist tools and are supplied as part of the position, along with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and branded workwear.

The role will be based at our Derby Workshop currently located near the City Centre, but has a planned relocation that is less than 2 miles away during 2023 to a brand new bespoke Workshop. The standard working hours are Monday to Thursday 7.30am – 3.30pm and Friday 7.30am – 3.00pm.

There are potential opportunities for winter standby and associated additional payments during October-April, including the use of a council vehicle during rota standby periods (this can be discussed further at in interview).

We offer a friendly and supportive working environment, Derbyshire based work and the opportunity to develop yourself and your career.

Benefits of working for us include:

  • Generous 25 days of annual leave plus another 5 with 5 years of continuous service, plus 8 bank holidays
  • Access to excellent Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Regular standard working hours Monday to Friday - supporting a great work life balance
  • Occupational sick pay scheme – up to 6 months full pay and 6 months half pay after 5 years service.
  • Commitment to your continuing professional development with ongoing training opportunities
  • Regular annual pay increments
  • A comprehensive wellbeing package including physio, counselling & occupational health
  • Discount on leisure centre memberships
  • And much more.

Due to the nature of the work undertaken, the successful candidate will be required to undertake and pass a police security NPPV2 vetting check.  

To discuss this exciting role further please contact the Service Manager Alex Koszowenko – alexander.koszowenko@derbyshire.gov.uk

Provisional Interview Date: Mid June 2023