Vehicle Workshop Operative - DFF

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South Lanarkshire
£16,282 - £19,484 per year
15 Sep 2016
30 Sep 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Community and Enterprise Resources

Location: Livingstone Boulevard, Hamilton International Technology Park, Blantyre,  G72 0BP

Hours:  Alternating shift patterns Mon – Thurs 07.00 to 15.30 Fri 07.00 to 15.00
09.00 to 17.30 Fri 09.00 to 17.00 

Previous applicants need not apply


We are currently looking to recruit a Workshop Operator to join our Fleet Services Team.

Fleet Services are responsible for the maintenance and repair of the Councils 16000 vehicles and plant. As a Workshop receptionist you will be an integral part of the team and the first point of contact for our customers and members of the Public. You must have a good telephone manner, polite, courteous and willing to help, require a working knowledge of a fast paced vehicle workshop environment and be computer literate, hold a current Cat B licence and capable of carrying out minor multi discipline repairs. The Workshop receptionist will Book vehicles in and out of the workshop and liaise with external service providers, maintain vehicle records both manual and electronic ensuring legal compliance and road test vehicle to establish nature of defects.

37 Hours week 1 hour for lunch.


Delivering a Fairer Future – Under the Council’s positive action programme, applications for this post are particularly encouraged from female applicants.

As part of our approach to good practice and safer recruitment we carry out a number of pre-employment checks for example, Identity, Asylum and Immigration and employment history etc.

As this post involves accessing the public services network, the preferred candidate will be subject to the Baseline Personnel Security Standards (BPSS). The preferred candidate will be subject to a Basic Disclosure provided by Disclosure Scotland prior to a formal offer of employment being made.

Applications online

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South Lanarkshire Council / South Lanarkshire Leisure & Culture are Equal Opportunities employers and encourage applications from all members of the community. We are committed to the Double Tick Initiative and offer a guaranteed interview to any applicant who considers themselves to be disabled and who meets the competency requirements for the post.

Closing Date -  30 September 2016

Interview Date - To be confirmed