The successful candidate will be required to speak English to an appropriate standard.
The successful candidate will be required to be available outside of services normal working hours as part of a standby rota to respond to out of hours service needs. A standardised standby payment will be made in respect of these duties.
This post requires a Basic Criminal Record Check
Prospective employees will be required to give a reasonable account of any significant periods (6 months or more in the past 3 years) of time living abroad.
Pensions Regulations have provisions to reduce pension payments in certain circumstances of those who return to work within local government service. If you are in receipt of a pension upon commencing employment with the authority, this may affect your pension entitlements and you should therefore seek advice from the relevant Pensions Authority.
About the Post:
We have a unique opportunity within Fleet Services, based within the busy vehicle repair workshop at Smithies Lane Depot - this is your chance to be a part of council services delivered within the community.
We are looking for a professional vehicle technician with a proven track record of providing inspections, maintenance and repairs across a diverse and challenging fleet whilst maintaining the highest possible standards of quality.
Someone who has shown the ability to work to strict deadlines, provide accurate and detailed information whilst upholding the highest possible standards of health and safety.
Being part of a team of technicians tasked with providing the best “£ for £” local authority maintenance function possible and support our Zero 40 Zero Carbon strategy by transitioning the Fleet towards EV.
Using your extensive experience as vehicle technician, you will contribute to providing management information which will help inform decisions and set priorities in what can be a highly challenging environment with conflicting demands.
You will also be expected to offer help and guidance to peers and new recruits, helping to promote the councils values and beliefs.
We are committed to supporting your continuous Professional Development.
Please use the documents below to help support you with your application form.
Job Profile: Vehicle Technician Job Profile.pdf
Vacancy Exposure Profile: Exposure Profile.pdf
Please ensure you view the job profile for this role, as you will need to demonstrate in your application form how you meet the required criteria.
Barnsley Council is passionate about Equal Opportunities and Flexible Working. We're committed to equality and diversity in all aspects of our work and welcome candidates with a broad diversity of talent. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Click here for more information.
CVs will not be accepted.
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided. Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.