Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Crawley Down


THIS POST IS BEING ADVERTISED IN PARALLEL WITH FORCE REDEPLOYMENT PROCESSES. ANY RE-DEPLOYEES WHO ARE IDENTIFIED WILL BE GIVEN PREFERENCE. THIS MAY RESULT IN THE POST BEING WITHDRAWN AT ANY POINT DURING THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS. Sussex Police is currently reviewing shift and weekend working allowances. The outcome of this review project may affect any unsocial hours payments associated with this job. Existing Sussex Police employees must inform their immediate Line Manager before applying for this post. Sussex Police Special Constables, Volunteers and Agency Staff (excluding self employed workers) covered under the Agency Worker Regulations (AWR) are eligible to apply for internally advertised posts.

Division/Department - Joint Transport Service

Grade - Sussex SPA 7, Surrey Grade D

Contract Type - Permanent

Working Hours - 37.0 hours per Week

The Role

To provide efficient, cost effective and timely administrative, logistic and minor repair service in support of workshop and end users of the JTS organisation.

Based at our Crawley Down Workshop, Snow Hill, Copthorne RH10 3DZ

Key Responsibilities

To undertake and support a range of administrative processes on SAP and other programs.

Fully participate in a range of JTS transactional services including workshop reception duties,

filing, and the maintenance of records including job cards and mileage returns, data entry etc.

across the JTS organisation.

To support service delivery by efficiently and cost effectively coordinating and performing the

movements of vehicles to and from the police workshop, including safely and securely

removing\replacing police equipment (Airwave etc) prior to, or after being repaired by a third

party repairer (bodyshop, warranty etc).

To assist in the service, maintenance and repair of vehicles and associated equipment and

bicycles, including carrying out minor servicing and repairs under supervision.

To arrange with end users for regular maintenance checks for all force vehicles to be carried

out, to ensure they are roadworthy and meet minimum agreed standards, by weekly checks of

oil levels, tyres, batteries, bulbs, water / antifreeze and condition of bodywork. Any damage

shall be reported through appropriate process. The condition of the vehicle interior should be

checked and cleaning arranged where necessary.

To undertake vehicle valeting and workshop housekeeping. Keeping vehicles, workshops and

workshop equipment in a clean, tidy and safe condition.

To proactively manage the safe and secure supply and local storage of vehicle spare parts, oil

and lubricants and other materials and equipment to ensure items are available when required.

To assist in vehicle recovery or road side repairs.

To proactively contribute to delivering customer satisfaction and providing service quality

assurance and assist in service improvement across the JTS.

To undertake the duties of a competent person in relation to the maintenance of fuel

installations and whilst fuel deliveries are taking place.

To undertake all such other duties to the grade and character of work as may be required, including the specific duties of similar work or lesser graded posts.

Skills & Experience

Full UK Driving License

Mechanical knowledge or training desirable but not essential

Good communication skills and ability to work on own initiative

Contact Details

For further details or an informal discussion about the role please contact Simon Grainger, Workshop Manager or Roy Etherington, Roy Etherington , Service Delivery Manager East by phone on 01273 404231

Additional Information

Applications will only be accepted by clicking the 'apply' button and completion of the electronic forms. CVs are not accepted as part of our recruitment process and you should refrain from uploading/sending these. The selection process will comprise of an interview where areas of the code of ethics for policing and technical ability will be discussed

Diversity Statement

Sussex Police are committed to providing quality in the service we deliver, the career opportunities we offer our people and to increase the diversity of our workforce to reflect the community we serve. We value diversity and inclusion and want to attract the best people for the roles available, regardless of age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, disability, social status and religious beliefs. We want to do all we can to encourage fair and inclusive opportunities, helping us to ensure that all individuals are properly supported and represented. We are committed to the elimination of unfair discrimination and we are determined to ensure that all our employees receive fair and equitable treatment. We are particularly keen to hear from applicants who are from different ethnic backgrounds and experiences.

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Crawley Down

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