Vehicle Collection & Delivery Driver Kent Police and Essex Police Laindon

  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Laindon
  • 23,121 £ / Year

Kent Police and Essex Police

Job details

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  • £23,121 a year

Job type

  • Permanent
  • Part-time

Shift and schedule

  • Weekend availability
  • No weekends
  • Monday to Friday




Pulled from the full job description
  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
  • Free parking
  • On-site gym
  • Pay rise

Full job description

Location of Role: Laindon

Advert Closing Date: 29/03/2024

Starting Salary: £23,121.00 (pro-rata for part-time vacancies)

Part/Full Time: Part Time

Contract Type: Permanent

Working Pattern: Mon-Fri

Weekend/Evening Working: No

About the role

This is a challenging and exciting role that requires the successful candidate to collect and deliver vehicles from around the county and vehicle workshops across Essex. Occasionally undertake light vehicle repairs such as bulbs, batteries, wiper blades etc. on fleet vehicles. You will undertake daily maintenance checks i.e. oil level, tyre depths & light checks on Transport Services vehicles you are using reporting any defects to Workshop Management. This will include regular cleaning and general upkeep of vehicles being used.

What do I need to do for the role

Your application needs to demonstrate your experience of driving recovery type vehicles and provide evidence of the following:

A full driving Licence with a minimum of C1 driving category.

Knowledge of vehicle recovery techniques and minor repair skills would be an advantage; however, we are able to provide some training on this.

Have excellent knowledge of H&S legislation, you’ll also be able to make quick, informed decisions.

Be able to Maintain accurate paperwork and can have the ability to write clear and concise reports when required.

Flexible, Proactive, Team Player who works well with others.

Working effectively with internal and external stakeholders.

Drive vehicles responsibly and safety, obeying traffic laws and highway code.

What we are looking for:
At shortlisting we will be looking for essential evidence of:
Experience and understanding of health & safety at work.

You have a full driving licence with Category C1.

Able to demonstrate exceptional customer service.

What else do I need to know?

Working for Essex Police you will need to be subject to relevant security vetting checks if successful.

We’re committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment.

What we offer in return:
22 days annual leave per year increasing to 27 days after 5 years continuous service. Pro-rata for part time employees.

Enrolment into the local Government pension Scheme.

18.5 hour working week, closed weekends.

A flexible workforce.

On-site gym facilities at several stations.

Free parking at most of our sites.

Discounts at a variety of shops and restaurants.

Discounted excursion via our Sports and Social Association if you join as a member (small monthly charge).

For further information about the role please contact Kieron Harris, Workshop Controller via email to –

Essex Police offer incremental increases within this salary band, therefore the salary for this position will rise to a maximum of £24,462.00.

Your application is shortlisted on the content provided within the ‘reason for application’ section, which is limited to 9000 characters. Within your answer please refer to the criteria stated in this job advert and include any experience, skills and abilities you feel you have that will make you suitable for the role. Please ensure you provide as much detail as possible as insufficient information may mean that you do not meet the shortlisting criteria.

All of our posts require a level of vetting and security clearance. During the recruitment process you will be sent vetting information forms to complete.

Kent Police and Essex Police welcomes applications regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, sex, or employment status.

Please let us know if you require extra support at any stage of the application process, or for further information regarding this position, please email us at stating ‘Application Support and Adjustments’ in the title of your email. Alternatively, you can call us on 01245 452833.

Where appropriate we will make adjustments to the selection process, working arrangements and/or the working environment provided it is reasonable in all the circumstances to do so.

This post is open to British Citizens, members of the EC or other states in the European Economic Area. If you are a Commonwealth citizen or a foreign national, you must be a resident in the UK free of restrictions and with indefinite leave to remain in the UK. All applicants must have lived in the UK continuously for the past three years.

Essex Police and Kent Police are an equal opportunities employer. Communications may be recorded for monitoring purposes.

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