LGV heavy-sided Commercial Fitter

  • Reference: Stevenage Borough Council
  • Application closing date: 28 Dec 2018 17:00

Job Description

Are you an experienced LGV Fitter looking for a new challenge? We have an exciting opportunity for an LGV Heavy Sided Commercial Fitter to work in our Modern Vehicle Repair Shop. The successful candidate will work Monday to Friday, supporting our diverse fleet of vehicles working on everything from Refuse Freighters, to grounds maintenance equipment. This is an excellent opportunity for someone to improve their skills in a friendly and supportive environment.

The Council can offer you a competitive salary and a pension scheme with generous employer contribution rates. We support a healthy work-life balance for our staff; providing flexible working, and a range of family friendly policies including maternity, parental, adoption and paternity leave entitlements. There is a minimum holiday entitlement of 24 days per year in addition to statutory and public holidays rising to 30 days per annum after 10 years’ service. Additional employee benefits include a range of savings including retail & leisure discounts through CSSC and travel discounts through SmartGoStevenage. Other transport benefits include access to electric pool cars, bicycles and e-bikes for business use and purchase of bikes through CycleScheme. The Council considers health and well-being a key contributor to a strong workforce and provides discounted gym and leisure centre membership, Employee Assistance Provision as well as Occupational Heath support.

Candidate Requirements

To be successful in this role, you will be an experienced LGV fitter with an LGV license who is committed to delivering high standards of service to your customers.

Employment Details

  • Employment Type: Full time
  • Hours: 37
  • Pay: £29,055 - £32,233 pro rata for hours worked Annually

Additional Information

Stevenage Borough Council (SBC) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, volunteers and recruitment candidates to share this commitment. SBC shall take all reasonable steps to employ staff who are safe to work with children, young people and vulnerable adults. For posts identified with regular contact with these groups applicants will be required to undertake a Value Based Interview. The council supports the legislative requirements for employing and maintaining safer staff and the guidance specified by the Hertfordshire Safeguarding Children Board Safe Staffing Handbook 2010.

Stevenage Borough Council is committed to Equal Opportunities for All.

How to Apply

For an informal discussion, please contact Stuart Newton on 01438 248801

For an application pack and to apply online, please visit www.stevenage.gov.uk/vacancies

Applications must be returned by 5pm on Friday 28 December 2018