PS/1060/H - A4 - Vehicle Technician

Police Staff
Fleet Department
Hertfordshire Constabulary
Headquarters, WGC, Herts
Fleet Technicians
Permanent
A4
£24,759 - £31,995
Full Time
Yes
1 SCP
At the Hertfordshire Constabulary, we depend on well maintained and efficient transportation to help us deliver our services to a large and diverse community. That means we need skilled professionals ready to dedicate their time to ensuring that our fleet of over 660 vehicles is always ready for action.

Maintaining, servicing and repairing mechanical, electrical and electronic components of police vehicles and plant to agreed standards, you will also carry out safety inspections, diagnostic testing and problem solving. You will also attend vehicle breakdowns and complete documentation work including job sheets, service sheets, time sheets and stores requisitions.

With previous experience in a motor vehicle workshop environment, you will have a good standard of education, a motor vehicle related apprenticeship and a City & Guilds Motor Vehicle (Mechanical/Electrical) Technicians 1 & 2 or equivalent.

Preferably, you will bring an up-to-date knowledge of health & safety within vehicle workshops, experience in a main dealership/similar type of organisation and experience in various vehicle model types. With your focus on quality, good organisational and communication skills, both oral and written, you must be able to work as part of a team and on your own initiative. A full current driving licence is essential.

You will be expected to support a shift working pattern. The Fleet Department covers two shifts ranging from 6am - 9.30pm, Monday - Thursday and 6am - 8.30pm, Friday.

In return, we can provide good working conditions complete with the latest technical innovations, further training and a final salary pension.
You will also be working as part of a unified effort to create safe communities where people can enjoy genuine quality of life.

If you are interested in applying for the advertised role please ensure you read the attached information, including role profile, context sheet (if applicable) and recruitment information for applicants.

For the purposes of the application you will be expected to provide evidence against the four personal qualities and the entry requirements:

- We take ownership
- We deliver, support and inspire
- We analyse critically
- We are innovative and open-minded

There is a word count limit of 500 words per section.

If you are shortlisted for interview you will be expected to evidence against all personal qualities and the entry requirements as stipulated in the role profile.

For further information or an informal chat, please contact Stephen Bradford on 01707 354381.

* All applications must be submitted through our online recruitment website by clicking the apply button below.

** Please note, this vacancy is open to Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire & Hertfordshire employees however, if you are on a Bedfordshire or Cambridgeshire contract you will need to resign from your home force Terms & Conditions and join Hertfordshire Constabulary.

*** Please note that this advert will be live to redeployees throughout the recruitment of this advert. Any redeployee that applies will only need to evidence against the minimum entry requirements of the role profile. To do this if you are a redeployee, write ‘Redeployee’ in the other competency boxes and just complete your evidence against the minimum entry requirements in the relevant box. Redeployees will take priority over other candidates at any point during the recruitment process up until a final offer is produced and you will be notified if this happens.
18 August 2019