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Vehicle Workshop Mechanic - WMF1042e

Westmorland and Furness Council
£35,745 - £36,648
Closing date
26 May 2024

About this opportunity

We are looking for qualified level 3 Vehicle Mechanic’s with a passion for vehicle maintenance and a keen interest to develop their skills, in this role you will work as part of a high performing team of front-line Workshop staff, providing vehicle and plant maintenance to all services in Westmorland and Furness Council. This includes but is not limited to, Waste Services, Street Cleansing, Highways, Green Spaces, the in-house Transport team (CTOT) and Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service.

Our workshops operate MOT testing facilities which cater for owned Fleet, Hired Fleet and external customer vehicles.

You will support this delivery by undertaking the required training and provide an exceptional service.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work and develop your skills across a range of modern, specialist vehicles incorporating the latest developments in vehicle technology. You will carry out servicing and inspection work to a large range of vehicles, enabling all the above services to continue to provide vital services to the people of Westmorland and Furness, this is a highly valued and varied role which gives real opportunity for career growth. All posts are salaried on a 37-hour week, however due however overtime is readily available plus we offer additional subsidies for standby duties.

For further details about this fantastic opportunity or to arrange a workshop visit please contact Peter Jardine on 07881682200 or

What can we offer you!

  • Excellent training and development offer.
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Boost your pension with Shared Cost Additional Voluntary Contributions (facilitated by AVC Wise)
  • Various perks and discounts schemes, including money off your phone contract and local gyms.
  • Competitive rates of pay.

Application and Interview information

Closing date: 24th May 2024

Interview date: 3rd June 2024

We are currently operating both in-person and virtual interviews. Options will be discussed with candidates once they have been invited to the interview stage of the process for this specific position, and if you have any concerns or adjustments are needed, we are happy to discuss.

If you are invited to a virtual interview, this will preferably be undertaken using the Microsoft Teams software, which is currently free for new users, however if there are any issues with accessing this technology, we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements prior to the interviews.

Safer Recruitment

At Westmorland and Furness Council we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expects all employees, volunteers, and the Externally Provided Workforce (EPWs) to share this commitment.

Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion

Westmorland and Furness Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from everyone and work to promote an inclusive, supportive culture that values and celebrates our differences.

As a Disability Confident Employer, disabled applicants, who meet the essential criteria of this job, are guaranteed an interview.

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