|Employer||West Lancashire Borough Council||Reference||HR1084|
|Published||6 February 2018||Closing date||12pm Midday on Wednesday 28 February 2018|
|Working Pattern||Full Time||Hours||36|
|Salary||£30,785 - £33,437 per annum||Disclosure||Basic DBS|
|Location||Robert Hodge Centre, Skelmersdale||Duration||Permanent|
We are looking to appoint an experienced Fleet Services Manager who will hold the Operator's Licence for West Lancashire Borough Council. Whilst acting as the primary contact with fleet road transport regulatory body, you will be responsible for ensuring all terms and conditions of the licence are met according to relevant legislation.
As Fleet Services Manager you will play a key role in keeping our front line services operational. You will be responsible for all fleet vehicles across the organisation ensuring that they are safe and fit for purpose, and be responsible for the management of the operating centre, servicing, maintenance and repair of fleet, through contractual obligations or in-house service.
You will act as the primary contact with the Council's external transport and maintenance provider, ensuring that all terms and conditions of the contract and service level agreements are achieved. You will be responsible for liaising with service managers and supervisors, to ensure drivers are adequately trained and competent, in accordance with legislation and best practice.
The successful candidate will have significant experience of working within a similar role. You will have proven experience of budget and contract management, and experience of the procurement and operation of a wide range of vehicles. You will have excellent negotiation and analytical skills, be able to develop creative and innovative service solutions, and positively influence the behaviour of others.
Please note that any applications submitted for this post when previously advertised under reference number HR1063 have already been considered and therefore need not reapply for the above role
Find out more about working for the Council by downloading our Recruitment Pack (Pdf, 1.48mb)
Download an Application Form (MS Word, 766kb)
Download an Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form (MS Word, 100kb) - This form must be submitted with every application. We use this information to check how effective our HR policies are and ensure that discrimination does not occur.
Completed application forms (along with a completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form) should be emailed to Recruitment@westlancs.gov.uk Please submit these documents in MS Word format.
If you are unable to return the application form by email, then you can send your completed application form to: West Lancashire Borough Council, Human Resources, 52 Derby Street, Ormskirk, Lancashire, L39 2DF.
If you cannot apply using the above application form, then please call 01695 577177 or email Recruitment@westlancs.gov.uk
All applications for vacancies should be submitted by the application method stated. Please note that we do not accept speculative CVs.
Please note that if you have not been invited to interview within 4 weeks of the closing date you should assume you have not been successful at the shortlisting stage.
The successful applicant will be required to undergo security checks as part of the Baseline Personnel Security Standard for accessing Government records. This will include a Basic DBS check.
Please be advised that a criminal record will not necessarily be a bar to obtaining a position with West Lancashire Borough Council.
Your completed application form plays an important part of your selection as it is the only basis for considering your initial suitability for the post.
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