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Transport Vehicle Technician - HC615663

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Job Title: Transport Vehicle Technician


Location: Basingstoke


Salary Range: Scale 5, £31,789 - £33,874 per annum including £4,000 market supplement 


Hours: 37 hours per week, 08.00 - 16.30 Monday to Thursday and Friday 08.00 - 16.00 


Contract: Permanent 


Closing date: Sunday 23rd June 2024 - 23.59 hours



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Hampshire and Isle of Wight Police Transport Department is looking for highly motivated vehicle technicians to join our team. The staff, officers and volunteers of Hampshire and Isle of Wight Police are here so that the people we serve, their families and our communities are safer. To deliver our quality public service, it is vital we can call upon our dynamic Police Fleet. 

The successful candidate will maintain the Police Fleet by Inspecting and maintaining vehicles. Providing critical and technical support to the front line service of Hampshire Constabulary.

We currently have a vacancy at our Basingstoke workshop (RG24 8QU) which is easily accessible from the M3, where your vehicle maintenance and repair skills will be used to ensure the fleet is kept fully operational. You will be required to work on a variety of fleet vehicles, which currently includes high performance cars, vans, motorbikes, even boats and other equipment. As well as undertaking servicing and repairs and vehicle road tests, you will be required to carry out basic vehicle fits to ensure they are ready for police use. 

As part of the role you will get opportunities to support local and national events like the upcoming D-Day celebrations.



What we offer you in return for your valued skills and commitment


Our team is family friendly and we pride ourselves on this.  For example, you will gain access to wellbeing services and there is an option to join our sports and social club.  Our sports and social club offers opportunities to get involved with sport at a local and national level, also to take advantage of discounts at a range of local retailers and attractions across the county and a bit further afield.   

The hours of work are Monday to Friday (08.00 - 16.30 Monday to Thursday and Friday 08.00 - 16.00).  There is also the option of building up flexi time which can give you up to 13 days extra leave per year to use for time off for yourself, or to attend medical appointments or help with family commitments.

You will receive continued professional development which includes attending MOT courses and refreshers, IMI Level 3 accreditation for electric vehicles (EV’s), plus we supply all tools and clothing including PPE you need for the role. 

You will also be eligible to the following employee benefits*

•             Competitive pay with the ability to progress through the salary range

•             Family friendly policies supporting those with caring responsibilities

•             Generous annual leave entitlement starting at 24 days (pro-rata for part-time workers) in addition to public holidays, rising to 29 after five years’ service, then increasing to 30 days at 20 years’ service.

•             Local Government Pension Scheme

•             Cycle to work scheme

•             Access to a wide range of learning and development opportunities

•             Opportunity to join the Hampshire Police Leisure and Sports Club and obtain a Blue Light Card, which both offer a range of shopping, holiday and leisure discounts and other benefits

•             Employee wellbeing support

•             Access to 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme

•             Long service and recognition awards

•             Eye test vouchers

•             Staff representation groups and networks






Further information


*Some employee benefits require a qualifying period of service

Full job description can be found here

To apply for this role, simply click the ‘Apply Now’ button at the top or bottom of the advert page to submit an application.

Don’t forget to upload your CV and Cover letter!

For further information about this role, or if you have any queries, please contact the Police Recruitment Team on or on 023 80451611


Please note that the email address you supply when submitting an application will be used for contact throughout the full lifecycle of that vacancy. You will not be able to amend your contact details. You should therefore ensure that you choose an appropriately accessible email address, being mindful that the process may take several months for some roles.

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Constabulary is an inclusive employer and strives to have a workforce representative of the communities we police and serve. We recognise that we are not fully representative and are working to address this imbalance through a variety of initiatives.

Hampshire & Isle of Wight Constabulary is an equal opportunities employer that positively promotes flexible working, enabling officers and staff to achieve a healthy work-life balance whilst meeting operational requirements of the constabulary. We actively encourage applications to be made on a full time, part time or flexible working basis.

The Equality Act 2010 allows us to promote equality within Hampshire and Isle of Wight Constabulary by adopting Positive Action to support people from under-represented groups. Our aim is to recruit talented people with a diverse range of skills and experience and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Our Positive Action team are available to provide support through the application and assessment process by contacting:

The Disability Confident campaign aims to remove barriers, increase understanding and ensure that people have opportunities to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations. We will accommodate requests for reasonable adjustments where possible throughout our recruitment and promotions processes and encourage anyone requiring reasonable adjustments to disclose this at the earliest opportunity.

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