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Vehicle Mechanic/MOT Tester

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Work Location
Pupils on Roll
Pupils on Roll
Occupational group
Manual (Caretaking/Cleaning/Catering/Driving)
Salary details
£25,991 - £27,041
Job term
Appointment type
Full Time
37 hours per week
Closing Date
07 February 2021
Interview date
to be confirmed
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Our Vision: Making Teignbridge a healthy and desirable place where people want to live, work and visit.
Our Values: Communicative, Respectful, Purposeful, Conscientious.

What it's like to work here: With its diverse mix of coast, countryside, seaside resorts, market towns, villages and moorland, Teignbridge is a great place to work and live.

For this role: You will work within the Waste & Cleansing team as a Light Vehicle Mechanic and MOT tester. The team’s work is crucial to efficiently delivering the Council’s waste, recycling and street cleansing services and supporting fleet management.

What you'll be doing: You will be helping to maintain, repair and inspect plant and vehicles, including specialised refuse, recycling and street cleansing equipment. You will also carry out MOTs and Hackney tests on Private and Teignbridge licensed vehicles.

Who we're looking for: You will be able to demonstrate you have good communication, problem solving and customer relation skills.
Experience and knowledge of refuse & cleansing vehicle operations and computer literacy is desirable; however, training will be provided to the successful candidate if necessary.
The successful candidate will need a recognised automotive engineering qualification gained through a three-year apprenticeship, City & Guilds or NVQ as well as a current MOT testing license.

We value our staff and offer an excellent working environment, employee rewards and benefits include:
- Local Government Pension Scheme;
- Generous Annual Leave;
- Family Friendly Leave, Pay and Working Arrangements;
- Childcare Vouchers;
- Discounted Gym Membership at Teignbridge District Council Leisure Centres;
- Cycle Scheme;
- Career Development through Professional Learning and Development.

As an accredited Investor in People and a Disability Confident Employer, we value diversity and celebrate individuality across our workforce. We are committed to equal opportunities in employment and service provision and are only interested in your ability to do the job.

For an informal discussion, please contact Roger Old on 01626 215877.

Data Protection - The organisation processes information about an individual's criminal convictions in accordance with its data protection policy / policy on processing special categories of personal data. In particular, data collected during recruitment is held securely and accessed by, and disclosed to, individuals only for the purposes of completing the recruitment process as per the General Data Protection Regulation.
The organisation is also committed to going through the proper DBS channels to establish whether or not an individual has a criminal record. The organisation will not require job applicants or existing employees to use their subject access rights under data protection provisions to provide criminal record details.
All information is processed in line with the General Data Protection Regulation.

Safeguarding Commitment - Teignbridge District Council will comply with its legal obligations in relation to recruiting people to work with children/vulnerable adults.

Please read the full Job Description and Person Specification to inform your application and supporting statement.


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