Workshop Foreman

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
17/07/2020 23:59
£26,317 - £28,785
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Manual / Trades / Transport
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Technical Hub, Queensmeadow Business Park, Hartlepool, TS25 5TH
Closing date:
17 Jul
Further Information

Cleveland Fire Brigade is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to take a leading role in managing the fleet workshops team, providing maintenance services and repairs and maintaining legislative records for all Brigade transport, in a safe, efficient and economical way aligned with the business objectives of the organisation.

Assisting the Brigade's Fleet and Equipment Manager, the Workshop Foreman will contribute to development, implementation, operation, support and maintenance of the brigade’s fleet and staff at the Technical Hub, working flexibly both during and outside of normal working hours.

Previous experience of managing a team of fleet technicians in a fast moving workshop, keeping downtime to a minimum is essential.

The successful candidate will have a flexible approach, excellent organisation skills, strong communication and interpersonal skills and be a self-starter who is able to work with the minimum of supervision and on their own initiative.

Please refer to the person specification document for full details of the requirements of this post.

Working at Cleveland Fire Brigade you will be joining an organisation with firm values and a strong ethos of team work.

As a member of our great team you will have access to a variety of benefits:
• Flexible working with our annualised hours system
• Membership of the Local Government career average pension scheme
• Family friendly policies to help you manage your home and work life
• Free access to up to date on-site gyms
• Support when you may need it from the Fire Fighters Charity
• Discounts from local and national chains / suppliers with your Blue Light
• 24/7 Employee Assistance line plus excellent occupational health services
• Free parking at any of our sites

Enquiries can be made to Ian Potts, 01429 874100

Interviews will take place 28th July 2020

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and aim to ensure that our workforce is representative of the communities we serve. We understand that having a workforce which is made up of those from the wide range of communities, localities and backgrounds will enable us to offer the best possible service through strong community links, better understanding of our communities and providing opportunities for all. We particularly welcome applications from individuals from Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic Backgrounds (BAME), those who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender (LGBT) or are registered as disabled as these groups are currently underrepresented within our workforce.