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Light Vehicle Mechanic

Derbyshire County Council
Grade 8 £14.26 - £15.25 per hour
Closing date
21 Jul 2024

We are looking for a highly motivated Light 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, trailers and engineering plant.

You will need to be suitably experienced, hold a minimum of an NVQ Level 2 (or equivalent) vocational qualification in vehicle maintenance and repair operations  and have a valid full Driving Licence with a minimum of category B. Being a qualified MOT tester in Class 4,5, and 7 is an essential and an expectation for this role but training for the right candidate maybe considered.

Candidates who are not experienced and/or do not hold the minimum qualification Levels should not apply for this role.

We operate a modern fleet of vehicles, that we preventively maintain to a very high standard with an emphasis on ‘Quality’ over ‘Quantity’.  The suitable applicant will be Workshop based but may on occasion be required to attend vehicles at the roadside or at our customers depots.

The successful candidate will be issued with a personal tool kit along with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and branded workwear.  The Workshop also has its own specialist tools and up to date vehicle diagnostic equipment.

The role will be based at our Ambergate Workshop and the standard working hours are Monday to Thursday 8.00am – 16.00pm and Friday 8.00am – 3.30pm.

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 Tim Brown –

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