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Fleet and Equipment Manager, Lincolnshire Fire & Rescue Service (REF: FE/LFRS)

£31,371 - £31,371

Listed 13 January 2020

Fleet and Equipment Manager, Lincolnshire Fire & Rescue Service

  • Based at Fire and Police HQ, Deepdale Lane, Nettleham, Lincoln, LN2 2LT
  • Salary - £31,371

Lincolnshire Fire & Rescue is looking for a dynamic and creative Fleet & Equipment Manager to be responsible for the provision of, and provide complete management of the entire fleet of Fire & Rescue vehicles and equipment.

Based at the Fire & Police Headquarters at Nettleham, near Lincoln, you will work as a key part of the Operational Support Department. Working within Lincolnshire Fire & Rescue’s core values, you will bring previous experience of fleet management and a good understanding of fleet management systems to the role, be efficient in the use of I.T and be able to produce professional reports and papers to meet critical deadlines.

 Your main responsibilities will include: 
  • Ensuring compliance with legislation, relevant guidance, and best practice, ensuring all fleet and equipment is serviced and maintained to the highest standards.
  • Take the lead with research, design and technical specifications of new fleet & equipment.
  • Oversee the Fleet capital and revenue budgets in compliance with relevant financial regulations.
  • Ensure adequate processes are in place, and records are maintained for whole life vehicle, service, maintenance and repairs, vehicle performance data and other related tasks
  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with contractors, suppliers and manufacturers, providing support and technical advice and ensuring compliance with service policies, Health and Safety, programmes and schedules 

Applicants will ideally hold a Level 3 Fleet Management Qualification OR transport Manager Certificate of Professional Competence (as per EU Regs 1071/2009). Consideration may be given to applicants who do not currently hold this qualification, with a lower pay grade being offered until the qualification is achieved.

The successful applicant will be required to undergo a basic DBS criminal check and Lincolnshire Police vetting.

  • All candidates are advised to read the job information pack prior to making an application.
  • On occasion we receive significantly more applications than expected for some vacancies and under such circumstances we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement. We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly to avoid disappointment should the closing date be brought forward. 
  • We operate a 'Silver Medallist' talent pool scheme whereby candidates who are not successful on this occasion may be considered for a period of up to 3 months for similar positions.
  • Lincolnshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
  • We want our workforce to reflect the make-up of the community we serve. Therefore we welcome all applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability. We consider ourselves to be a family friendly employer, and offer flexible working patterns.
  • In accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 (Fluency Duty), the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

Closing date: 30 January 2020

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