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Ribble Valley Borough Council

HGV and Municipal Vehicle Technician

  • Applications for this job have now closed

This vacancy is: Permanent

Salary: £19,817 to £21,734 per annum

Location: Salthill Depot

Closing Date: Friday 30th August 2013



Ref No:  COM425
Monday to Friday 37 Hours Per Week
Scale 5 (scp 22 to 25) £19,817 to £21,734 p.a.

This post assists the Workshop Manager in ensuring that the Council's municipal vehicle fleet is maintained to a high standard and is available for daily work. The maintenance is undertaken in the Council's vehicle workshop on the Salthill Industrial Estate, Clitheroe.

In order to fully undertake the role of the HGV and Municipal Vehicle Technician you will have a minimum of 2 years of post qualification experience in the maintenance of municipal type vehicles and plant to include HGVs, refuse collection vehicles, grounds maintenance equipment and hydraulic excavators. You will have knowledge and experience in the use of vehicle and plant diagnostic systems. An LGV category C driving licence is an essential requirement, as is a National Craft Certificate in HGV maintenance (or equivalent or better). A CPC in National Road Haulage Management, a VOSA recognised Certificate for LGV inspections and an FLT driving licence would also be advantageous.

The HGV and Municipal Vehicle Technician should provide their own hand tools.

Whilst the working week is 37 hours, it is applied with the flexibility to ensure that vehicles are available for use as necessitated by the service.

Closing date for applications:  Friday, 30th August 2013

Interviews will be held on:  Monday, 16th September 2013

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