Vehicle Technician



Job Type



Construction / Skilled Trades / Outdoor, Emergency Services, Other, Public Sector



Our client, a Fire and Rescue Service, has an exciting vacancy for a Vehicle Technician. This role is based at their workshop in their Service Headquarters in Aylesbury, where their vision is to make Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes the safest areas in England in which to live, work and travel.

Vehicle Technician
Job reference: VAC000215
Package: Permanent Contract, 39-hour week, Full time
Basic Salary: £34,442 - £37,449 per annum (including two hours guaranteed overtime per week and a market supplement)
Potential earnings: £36,602 - £39,609 (including call-out allowance)
Location: Brigade Headquarters, Aylesbury, Bucks, HP20
Benefits: Local Government Pension Scheme, good annual leave entitlement, employee benefits, Employee Assistance Programme, Occupational Health, free onsite parking, onsite gym facilities.

The successful candidate will be part of a team that are responsible for the servicing, repair and maintenance of the fleet of emergency vehicles, plant, equipment and support vehicles that support the fire service.

Desirable Criteria

  • NVQ Level 3 Motor Vehicle qualification (or equivalent e.g. City and Guilds)
  • Skilled in all aspects of light and heavy vehicle servicing and repairs, including diagnostics / electrics
  • Experience of welding and associated equipment
  • Vehicle and tool hydraulics
  • Full driving licence, ideally with category C entitlement (LGV)
  • Self-motivated, able to work on own initiative to high standards of work
  • Live within 30 minutes travelling time to Aylesbury

This Fire and Rescue Service can offer you:

  • Competitive salary: £34,442 - £37,449 (including two hours guaranteed overtime per week and a market supplement).
  • Potential earnings: £36,602 - £39,609 (including call-out allowance)
  • Occasional casual overtime
  • Working pattern - 39 hours per week: Monday - Thursday 08.00 - 17.00 and Friday 08.00 - 16.00
  • 23 days holiday increasing to 28 days with five years’ service + bank holidays
  • Fantastic culture of training and development with onsite and residential training courses, qualifications and internal progression

You will be required to take part in the emergency on-call rota one week out of seven, where you will initially be mentored by another team member, usually for the duration of the six-month probation period.

Closing date: 22 May 2022 at midnight

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