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Workshop Technician - Alnwick

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
05/12/2019
Advert End Date:
09/01/2020 23:59
Salary:
£24,313 - £26,999
Allowances:
Market Forces Allowance of £2,500
Hours per week:
35.25
Job Category:
Manual / Trades / Transport
Vacancy ID:
192745
Employment Location:
Lionheart Depot, Alnwick
Closing date:
9 Jan
Further Information

Northumberland County Council operates a huge range of services across one of the largest counties in the UK. Local Government’s ongoing challenges and the diversity of our residents means we have to work smarter. That’s why we want bold, creative and agile thinkers who can help us move forward and innovate. 
For further information about working for Northumberland County Council, please click here: http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/working

We are looking for a permanent, full time Workshop Technician to join our team at the Lionheart Depot in Alnwick.

This post has a Market Forces Allowance of £2,500 per annum payable in addition to the basic salary

You will work to achieve the efficient and effective maintenance of the Council's vehicles and plant by preparing all vehicles to M.O.T and LGV testing station standards, must be fully conversant with the maintenance / diagnostics and repair of LGV "O" LICENCE vehicles (7.5t upto 44t). You are to diagnose faults by road testing vehicles, visual inspections, by use of computerised diagnostic software and any other method agreed by industrial standards.

You must hold a NVQ level 3 or equivalent in subjects relevant to vehicle and plant maintenance and have an understanding of VOSA standards and maintenance requirements with respect to operator licensing. 

We are offering: 
- A salary range of £24,313 - £26,999
- Market Forces Allowance £2,500 per annum
- Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (or other pension scheme)
- A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision

For further information about this vacancy, please contact  Derek Neil at derek.neil@northumberland.gov.uk  for an informal discussion.

Closing date for applications is Midnight on 9th January 2020

Northumberland County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community. We recognise the difficulties that transgender applicants in particular may face during a recruitment process; if Trans applicants have any concerns regarding the process please contact Rebecca Harding (Trans HR Support Officer) on  07770975678 or rebecca.harding@northumberland.gov.uk. We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. All applications to work on a part-time will be considered in line with the requirements of the post and the needs of the service.

If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend an interview please  email  hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk.