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 yardperson/workshop assistant is a crucial role in that delivery.
We are currently offering an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to work within our Depot and Workshop department. We are passionate about what we do and constantly strive to deliver the best service possible for our residents and we want you to be part of that too.
If you have experience of working in a busy depot or warehouse environment or experience in unloading/loading vehicles ahead of deliveries and can assist with repairs, maintenance and safety checks and feel you have what it takes, then please get in touch.
We offer good rates of pay, an excellent pension scheme, continuous professional development, as well as many other benefits of working for a forward-thinking Local Authority.
You will be employed as a Yard / Workshop Assistant. You will work 37 hours per week (Monday to Friday) including some bank holidays, and on occasions may be required to work a Saturday, for which you will be notified in advance.
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 Team firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for completed applications is 27/06/2022 at midday and interviews will be held from 30th June.
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.
This role is based at Eastfield House in Huntingdon and candidates should therefore be within commutable distance of our offices in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire or able to attend meetings as required if further afield.
As an employer who values diversity of thought, we seek to employ candidates from a range of backgrounds in order to make our organisation more innovative. We are seeking candidates who are looking for their next career opportunity on a full-time basis and are a supportive employer, enabling our staff to work in an environment that produces high standards of work in an employee-led environment.
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 and there is equality of opportunity. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community and we offer a range of benefits, including flexitime, to encourage a work life balance.
Our benefits include:
· A highly competitive Local Government Pension Scheme Pension
· An array of services, networks and training to support your health and wellbeing such as Mental Health First Aiders and access to our Employee Assistance Programme which includes financial guidance, wellbeing support and family counselling, amongst other services.
· Generous holiday entitlement dependent upon length of service
· Heavily discounted gym membership at our One Leisure Centres and Training Shed One Leisure
· Tailored learning and development on an individual basis including access to Bookboon which has over 1500 resources dedicated to development
· Career progression opportunities including apprenticeships of all levels
· Enhanced policies in many areas
· Flexi time & hybrid working (role permitting)
· Cycle to work scheme
· Occupational Health Programme
· Digital Parking Permit
· Long Service Award
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.