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Workshop Technician

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Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
11/11/2021 23:59
up to £31,000
Call out overtime
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Manual / Trades / Transport
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Technical Hub, Queens Meadow Business Park, Hartlepool
Number of posts:

Job details 

Closing date:
11 Nov

Further information


Salary: up to £31,727 plus callout overtime
A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen to join one of the country’s leading Fire and Rescue Services, maintaining our fire appliances and ensuring our dedicated firefighters arrive safely at incidents to save lives.
Based at our Technical Hub in Hartlepool, you will have the opportunity to work across the Cleveland area to carry out the inspection, repair and maintenance of the Brigades fleet of vehicles and associated operational equipment.
Candidates must have considerable experience in the repair and maintenance of motor vehicles, mainly HGV’s and possess a recognised apprenticeship in Heavy Goods Vehicle maintenance with City and Guilds Parts 1, 2 and 3 Motorcraft studies (or Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship or equivalent level relevant qualification) and a category C driving license.
You will also be required to participate in the standby rota system, which is one week in five and in return you will receive an addition payment on top of the annual salary.
We offer an excellent package, including excellent training and development including generous holiday entitlement, family friendly working, local government pension scheme, free parking and free use of gym, with all clothing and personal protective equipment provided.
You will work in a modern clean workshop environment and have access to the latest equipment to maintain our fleet. We invest in our staff and provide both in-house and external training including
• Driver training to drive emergency vehicles using blue lights and off-road 4X4 training.
• Aerial appliance operation training
• Scania manufacture training
• HGV vehicle inspection techniques training.
Joining a first-rate organisation, you will have the job satisfaction of knowing each day that you are contributing to the success of one of the top performing fire and rescue services in the UK, supporting firefighters who work round the clock to protect local communities and save lives.
No two days are the same, one minute you could be carrying pre-planned maintenance on a frontline fire engine and the next you could supporting operational crews on the fire ground.
We are a caring organisation, promote an environment of inclusivity and learning and welcome people from all walks of life - just as long as you can show commitment to our values such as integrity and teamwork.

If you can meet this challenge, we want to hear from you.

For an informal discussion please call Jim Peeke on 01429 874100.

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 balance
• 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 Card
• 24/7 Employee Assistance line plus excellent occupational health services
• Free parking at any of our sites

Closing date: 11 November 2021 Shortlisting: w/c 15 November 2021

Assessment and Interview w/c 22 November 2021.

Please apply here on North East Jobs. If you have any difficulty in applying please contact recruitment@clevelandfire.gov.uk or call the Human Resources Department on 01429 874058.

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.

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