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Friarton Depot, Friarton Road, Perth, PH2 8DF
£13,223 - £22,480 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
36 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

Fleet Workshop Apprentice HGV Mechanic
4 years fixed term, Friarton Depot, Perth

Do you have basic an interest in a career within the motor industry? Are you aged 16 – 19? If you answered yes to these questions then an Apprentice HGV Mechanic / Technician with Perth & Kinross Council could be just what you have been looking for.

The Apprenticeship within Fleet Management will be for a fixed term of 4 years where you will learn the practical side of the training within the Perth & Kinross Workshop based at Friarton.

The successful candidate will also be required to attend college and obtain an SVQ/NVQ in HGV Automotive Engineering.

Applicants should have a basic knowledge and demonstrate an interest in a future career within the motor industry.

Successful candidates who have been short listed will be required to complete an analytical & numerical analysis test along with a practical workshop assessment.

How else could you learn on the job, receive invaluable practical experience and work towards an industry-recognised vocational qualification, whilst getting paid?

Whilst not essential a UK driving licence will be advantageous.

You will be part of a hardworking, supportive team who have a good sense of humour and we also offer a good working environment.

For further information please contact Iain Campbell, Workshop Manager on 01738 477136

When completing your application for this post, please ensure you provide contact details (preferably e-mail addresses) for two referees. One should be your current or most recent employer. However, if you are an existing employee of Perth & Kinross Council, you are only required to provide reference details for your current employer.

Please APPLY ONLINE. Facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross.

If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please call 01738 475555 to discuss.

As part of our safer recruitment measures, Perth & Kinross Council carries out rigorous checks on the right to work in the UK, qualifications, employment history, including references, and fitness to undertake the post.

Some jobs may have been traditionally carried out predominately by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements, irrespective of your gender.

Perth & Kinross Council welcomes applications from former armed forces personnel/reservists. Many of the skills developed during a military career are transferable to local government roles.

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