Huntingdonshire District Council (HDC) is passionate about providing high quality services to our communities, residents and businesses and this means we need to employ and retain the most talented and dedicated people. Situated within the heart of the Cambridge-Peterborough Growth Area, Huntingdonshire is a beautiful district that boasts thriving market towns and many attractive villages, each with its own identity. We are an innovative and forward-thinking Local Authority whose residents are at the heart of our decision making.
Here at Huntingdonshire District Council we are passionate about the front-line services we deliver, and the Workshop Assistant is a crucial role in that delivery. We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to work within our Depot and Workshop department.
You will be responsible for taking deliveries, using a forklift (training will be provided if you have no prior experience), keeping the yard tidy, and some minor maintenance to vehicles and equipment. This is an active role, you must be physically capable, but we are flexible, and looking at all sectors of the community and offer flexible working.
We offer good rates of pay, an excellent pension scheme and continuous professional development.
This is a full time role which will include occasional bank holiday or Saturday working for which you would be notified in advance but your typical hours will be Monday- Friday 9am-5pm (earlier or later shift patterns can be discussed if that suits).
We want to employ staff who embody our icare values (Inspiring, Collaborative, Accountable, Respectful, Enterprising) all of which support our ultimate purpose of putting our customers first.
TO APPLY A full job description along with details of how to apply can be downloaded from our website at https://www.huntingdonshire.gov.uk/jobs/current-vacancies/
Should you have any additional questions regarding submitting an application, please contact our Recruitment Business Partner firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for completed applications is 27/09/2021 at midday and interviews will be held from 01/10/2021
Please note that the official closing date is as above and will be the correct date. Some third party websites may have different dates so please always refer to the HDC website for the official closing date to ensure you do not miss out on applying.
At HDC we seek to employ candidates from a range of backgrounds in order to bring diversity of thought and make our organisation more innovative. We are seeking candidates who are looking for their next permanent opportunity on a full time basis. We also offer a highly competitive Local Government Pension Scheme and provide an array of services, networks and training to support your health and wellbeing as well as generous holiday entitlement dependent upon length of service.
Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the heart of our recruitment and along with our values we are committed to creating an inclusive working environment, where diversity is valued; there is equality of opportunity and all areas of the community we serve are represented. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community and we offer a range of benefits to encourage a work life balance.
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.