Job details

Salary - Grade
GBP £30,063 to £31,155 30063 - Scale 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Contracted Hours
Full Time - 36 hours per week
DBS Required
No
Department
Finance & Corporate Resources
Service
Procurement, Fleet & Energy Management
Closing date
22/05/2022

Hackney is one of the UK’s highest performing local authorities, serving one of London’s best places to live and work. We have achieved a huge amount: our services, our schools, our public spaces are all amongst the very best. We have changed the reputation, not just of the Council, but of Hackney itself. Bringing jobs and investment into the borough, securing the legacy from the 2012 Games, and making this a place of which we can all be proud.

The role / the team

We have recently ‘insourced’ our vehicle maintenance facility and are seeking two ‘Workshop Administrative Assistants’ to support our Fleet Maintenance Centre deliver high quality vehicle maintenance services for over 500 specialist vehicles, plant and machinery on behalf of our internal customer base. 

Key accountabilities

  • – As part of a support team, provide a central point of contact for all workshop / vehicle maintenance related queries.
  • – To assist in the management of the fleet software system and the Fleet Maintenance Centre.
  • – To assist the Workshop Office Manager to ensure all legal compliance issues are adhered to.
  • – To fully utilise the fleet software system to record all maintenance issues/job cards/ activities / problems.
  • – To assist audits for stock control; vehicle maintenance activity and legal compliance on a regular basis.
  • – To monitor and develop administration systems for continuous improvement.
  • – To assist in the identification and provision of ad-hoc training.

 

Skills and Experience

This is a dynamic, fast moving environment and it is essential that you have previous experience within a vehicle maintenance facility, preferably maintaining a wide range of municipal vehicles utilising a dedicated fleet maintenance software system. Experience of other software applications such as Microsoft or Google Suite and a financial application is desirable. 

You will also understand the importance of cost control; revenue generation and compliance with Health & Safety and Operator Licensing.

A clean driving licence is desirable but not essential.

Hackney is one of the UK’s highest performing local authorities, serving one of London’s best places to live and work. We have achieved a huge amount: our services, our schools, our public spaces are all amongst the very best. We have changed the reputation, not just of the Council, but of Hackney itself. Bringing jobs and investment into the borough, securing the legacy from the 2012 Games, and making this a place of which we can all be proud.

If you want to work in a place where you can represent our values so we achieve the best for our residents, please click on the apply button below.

The recruitment process is anonymous. Therefore, we do not accept supporting statements or CVs.

When applying, there will be a number of questions relating to the post on the application form. It is essential that you complete the application questions, responding to each using examples of your skills, knowledge and experience.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 22 May 2022

Interview date: to be confirmed

We are also working towards our vision, which is to be a place for everyone; where residents and staff can be proud; a place that celebrates diversity and where everyone can feel valued, included and involved. In order to achieve this, we look for people who are: Proud; Ambitious; Pioneering; Open; Proactive; Inclusive.

Hackney Council works to eradicate discrimination on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy and maternity, age and marital status. We also recognise that people can be disadvantaged by their social and economic circumstances, so we will also work to eliminate discrimination and disadvantage caused by social class. We also welcome those interested in flexible working. We particularly welcome applications from disabled people, as this group is currently under represented in our workforce.

The Council has a dedicated employment support service (Hackney Works), which offers Hackney residents guidance in relation to applying for jobs. If you are thinking about applying for a job, please contact the Hackney Works team to find out what support is available: hackneyworksjobs@hackney.gov.uk