Are you looking for a career opportunity in a fast developing, forward thinking, ambitious, and commercially focussed organisation? We are seeking innovative, supportive, proactive, positive and flexible people, to help contribute towards our financial self sufficiency by 2020 and our five year plan.
This is an exciting opportunity to manage a local authority fleet with a diversity of vehicles, plant and equipment, all maintained in its own purpose built workshop complete with MOT testing lane.
You’ll be responsible for vehicle procurement and maintenance, ensuring that our vehicles, equipment and plant is available so that council services can be delivered efficiently to our residents businesses and partners. You will also be responsible for the management of MOT testing, plating and licensing of taxis, liaison with partners and suppliers and ensure conformity with legislation and safe practice.
You will be qualified to hold the council’s Operators License (O License) and will need to be qualified in vehicle maintenance and workshop management (a member or associate member of the Institute of Road Transport Engineers, or equivalent). You must also have extensive experience in the fleet transport industry and be a competent people manager. Familiarity with heavy goods vehicle operations is essential and experience of managing an MOT Testing Station will be ideal.
In exchange for your expertise, experience and enthusiasm, we will offer support in continuing your personal and career development, and will also provide a wide range of employment linked benefits. These include competitive annual leave and a 15.2% employer contribution towards the Local Government Pension Scheme. You will also have access to a range of discounts including annual ‘Better’ leisure centre membership, local and high street stores, and salary sacrifice schemes including a cycle lease scheme, and childcare vouchers. Also, our planned office investment with, agile working options and technology will be fundamental in supporting you to be at your most creative, and productive.
For an informal discussion about the role, please call Mr Frank Etheridge, Head of Service for Recycling and Cleansing on 01737 276219.
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Closing date: 13 March 2016.
Interview date: 6 April 2016.
The Council is committed to equality and opportunity for all. We welcome applications from people of all ethnicities but are only able to consider applications from persons already eligible to work in the UK.