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Fleet Workshop Operations Manager

City of York Council
York, North Yorkshire
Grade 10 Level 1 - 4 (£40,964 - £46,412 per annum)
Closing date
19 May 2024

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The Fleet Services team have an exciting opportunity to lead and oversee our in-house fleet maintenance provision. You will be responsible for the management of an operational workshop team that maintains, repairs and services a diverse council fleet of 230 vehicles and over 300 pieces of plant; as well as a back-office team that includes technical support and administrative posts. The role will require excellent knowledge of vehicle legislation and compliance to ensure vehicles & drivers are safe and an excellent standard of repair is at the forefront while achieving best value and quality for the council. The postholder will also be required to lead the change of the safe maintenance provision in relation to battery electric vehicles as the Council aims to be carbon neutral by 2030. The person applying should have sound knowledge of Operator Licensing requirements especially in the maintenance provision. There will be the responsibility to oversee and maintain our in-house class 4&7 MOT and taxi testing procedures, and in-house tachograph calibration centre.

The candidate will have experience in fleet and transport sectors. Working collaboratively and building relationships with end users will be an important part of the role. People management, leading, team skills and working on initiative will also be required.

The Council is committed to investing in the talent and wellbeing of our staff and can offer a generous annual leave allowance, access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, comprehensive Health & Wellbeing initiatives and a reward package which recognises your contribution. We can offer flexible working practices, community engagement and volunteer activities and, as part of our commitment to you, promote continuous Learning & Development. In addition we also offer a growing range of discounts, rewards and savings.

The duties of this post require the postholder to undertake a basic Criminal Record check (unspent convictions only) via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The postholder will have access to secure government sites or email. In order to use these systems, the Cabinet Office requires the HR Team to carry out Baseline Personnel Standard Security (BPSS) checks.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Ian Hoult (Head of Fleet and Operations) at  or on 07923 206042

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The City of York has a rich history stretching back nearly 2000 years; George VI once said that: 'The history of York is the history of England'. York has a wealth of heritage and history. York attracts over four million visitors a year and popular destinations include York Minster, which is the largest Gothic cathedral in Europe, the Castle Museum, the National Railway Museum and the Jorvik Viking Centre. Tourism is an important industry in York and the city also has a thriving bioscience, technology and research sector, centred on the City's Science Park. Other major employers include Nestle, City of York Council and York Hospitals NHS Trust. York has excellent transport links, being on the East Coast Mainline and close to the A1M. From York seaside resorts such as Scarborough, Whitby and Filey or the North York Moors National Park are a short journey by road or rail.

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City of York Council
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North Yorkshire

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