Mechanic/Fitter

Employer Information

Ards & North Down Borough Council

E: recruit@ardsandnorthdown.gov.uk

T: 0300 013 3333

W: http://www.ardsandnorthdown.gov.uk/

Responsible to the Senior Mechanic for the appropriate preparation and repair of the Council’s fleet of vehicles and mobile plant as directed either individually or as part of a team.

Please note

  • Permanent, Full Time, 36 hours per week.
  • Based initially from North Road Depot in Newtownards, however successful candidates will work throughout the Borough.
  • Appointment will be subject to a driver assessment and satisfactory completion of a medical questionnaire including a pre-employment Drugs and Alcohol Screening.
  • A reserve list may be maintained for one year from which other similar vacancies at the same grade may be filled.
  • All correspondence in relation to the job vacancy will be completed by email and phone.  Therefore, it is important that applicants ensure a valid e-mail address and mobile number are provided and entered accurately when filling out the application form. 
  • Applicants should ensure they check their emails including junk folders regularly.

Benefits

Employees have access to a wide range of benefits at Ards and North Down Borough Council.  In addition to a competitive salary, the Council supports all staff in their career aspirations through learning and development opportunities.  Current key benefits include:

  • 34 days of annual leave (including bank/public holidays), rising to 37 days after five years of service, and 40 days after ten years of service.
  • Northern Ireland Local Government Pension Scheme (Council contributes 19.5% of salary).
  • Health benefits: Westfield Healthcare Scheme; Leisure Centre Membership; Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • Flexi Time / Time Off in Lieu (TOIL).
  • Education / qualifications support after qualifying period.

Plus much more…

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