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£12.04 to £13.16 Per hour Zero Hour Contract
23 June 2020 09:10:00
Closing Date:
07 July 2020 17:00:00

Fleet Technician - V20

Based within Estates & Fleet, HQ

Scale SO5 (£12.0433 per hour)
Zero Hours Contract




Cumbria Constabulary Fleet Services department requires additional mechanical technicians to assist on and adhoc basis to cover periods of high workload and staff absence.

This is a diverse role within the Fleet Services team. The successful candidate will be an integral member of the fleet team and will be responsible for facilitating the efficient and effective preventative and reactive maintenance and repair of all owned fleet vehicles, plant and equipment owned by Cumbria Constabulary, together with varying additional roles such as electrical installation and repairs to emergency warning equipment and communication systems.

The successful candidate will be working closely with our existing team based in either our Carlisle or Barrow in Furness fleet workshops where you will be provided guidance and initial training in our working practices.You may be expected to travel to alternative sites as part of this role and will undertake a driver assessment as part of the recruitment process in addition to technical assessment.

You will be self motivated and have a proven ability of using your initiative to ensure tasks are completed in a safe and timely manner recognising the requirement to fulfill the availaibilty of vehicles to suit operational requirements.

 You will ideally have time served experience of automotive mechanical and electrical installation, diagnostic and repair principles, with nationally recognised qualifications to support this. You will be required to manage your own paperwork , so attention to detail is essential as is excellent communication skills with operational colleagues. You will be working as part of a wider team and so people skills and time management, together with working to deadlines will be key to this role.

Please refer to the attached Job Profile and Person Specification for further details of the role and the essential criteria.

Please note this process will use the Competency and Values Framework for policing (CVF) Personal Qualities.  Please refer to the attached Framework for further details.

Cumbria Constabulary continues to keep Cumbria safe by our staff and officers providing excellent services in partnership with other agencies. Staff jobs are evaluated through the HAY scheme and whilst pay is a strong factor in any recruitment; we can offer the total package, which includes the strong reputational and cultural image of the Constabulary, career progression opportunities including training and development and a wide range of benefits, for further details please click on the following link:

We are already a high performing force, with our staff delivering excellent service on a daily basis. We have outstanding people who work tirelessly to serve our communities. The Code of Ethics sets out the principles and standards of behaviour we expect to see and applies to every individual who works in policing, whether a warranted officer, member of police staff, volunteer or someone contracted to work in a police force, for further details please click on the following link:

We are committed to the development and promotion of equal opportunities for all.  Due to their under representation, applications are particularly welcomed from eligible minority group candidates.

The closing date for this post is 5pm Tuesday 7th  July 2020.

* Appointment to all posts is subject to vetting checks some of which may be enhanced

Application forms can be completed online and emailed to  or alternatively returned by post to the following address: Employee Services Department, Cumbria Constabulary Police Headquarters, Carleton Hall, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 2AU.

To apply for this vacancy please refer to the attached application form and application form guidance

Appointments will normally be based at the bottom point of the salary scale.

Job Reference
Fleet Technician – V20

How to apply

You can apply for this job online, just fill out the online form.