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  • Ref no: PKC06477
  • Published: 6/4/2020
  • Closes: 27/4/2020
  • Location: Friarton Depot, Friarton Road, Perth, PH2 8DF
  • Salary: £20,872.00 - £23,143.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

Job Description

Vehicle Workshop Operative, Friarton Depot  PKC06477
£20,872 - £23,143
Friarton Road, Perth PH2 8DF

Perth & Kinross Council is seeking a MOT tester/semi-skilled mechanic within Fleet Management. You ideally have experience in service, maintenance and general repairs. You will be required to participate in the taxi testing duties also.

You must have a valid UK driving licence as this post requires you to travel to a variety of locations across Perth and Kinross. Holding a UK LGV C+E licence would be advantageous. As you will be required to carry out MOT & Taxi Testing duties holding the qualification or be willing to achieve these skills through training is a must. You will have the ability to work within a pressured environment and being able to meet own and team deadlines is vital.

We can offer you a range of employee benefits including the Local Government Pension Scheme, generous holiday allowance and health & wellbeing initiatives. We can also offer training and development opportunities and invest in our staff and value their contribution. You will be part of a hardworking, supportive team who have a good sense of humour and we also offer a good working environment. Successful candidates who have been short listed will be required to complete a practical workshop assessment.

The Individual

For further information on this post, please contact Nicola Simpson on 01738 477131 or

When completing your application for this post, please ensure you provide contact details (including e-mail addresses) for two referees. One should be your current or most recent 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 picked up during your military career could be transferred directly into a role with local government.

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