Up to £25,000 p.a. depending on qualifications and experience
Due to the retirement of the current post holder, we have a full-time permanent opportunity for a Transport Co-ordinator within our Estates Bursar’s team.
The post requires working 37.5 hours per week over five full days. In term time (32 weeks), working days will include working at a weekend around 12 times per year. In school holidays the post holder will work Monday to Friday from 07:30 to 16:00 with a one-hour lunch break.
The substantial responsibilities of the post are around vehicle/ transport operations including but not limited to basic vehicle checks; attending to defect reports; organising servicing appointments and statutory vehicle checks; input on vehicle acquisition and disposal; correction of minor faults; all administration relating to the fleet, it’s serving, insurance and legal compliance. In addition, the successful candidate will need to be qualified to deliver MiDAS training and to drive Cat D/D1 vehicles or, alternatively must qualify (at the school’s cost) within the probationary period.
Other responsibilities of the post include supplementing the work of another team as directed by the Grounds Manager (Portering) from time to time.
Applicants must have experience of transport operations with an extensive knowledge of user level repairs for vehicles. In addition, and as a minimum, applicants must have held a minimum Cat B driving licence for at least two years; be aged over 21 (for insurance purposes) and licenced to drive both manual and automatic vehicles.
Additional essential requirements include: a reasonable level of IT literacy and good communication skills. The post holder will be the key user of the school’s digital fleet transport system (Fleet Check); self-sufficient in all administration; able to plan, organise and deliver training to groups of staff, and the school’s representative in their dealings with third parties and external providers.
Other benefits include 23 days holiday, plus bank holidays, membership of the Pension Scheme, free on-site parking, and free lunch during term-time and reduced cost membership of the on-site Bluecoat Sports Centre.
Further information about the role can be downloaded from our website; please visit https://www.christs-hospital.org.uk/vacancies/transport-co-ordinator/ where you can find further details and our application form. Further information about Christ’s Hospital can be found at www.christs-hospital.org.uk. We can only accept CVs in conjunction with a School application form.
We welcome applications from all sectors of the community as we aspire to attract staff that match the social and cultural diversity of our diverse pupil body. We consider the most important factor to be the right skills, abilities and attitude for the job which will ultimately improve the well-being and education of the pupils. Applicants must have the right to work in the UK.
Applications should be submitted by 9am on Thursday 8th September 2022 to HR@christs-hospital.org.uk.
Interviews will take place on 14th September 2022.
Christ’s Hospital is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful applicants are required to complete an enhanced disclosure application with the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service). More details on the disclosure process can be found on www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.
Christ’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunities employer.
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