Auto Fitter Mechanic

  • Employer: Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Salary: Grade G (20-25) £30,296 - £33,945 - £16.1394 p/h (plus 3 additional hours)
  • Location: Hawthorne / Formby Depot
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week. plus 3 hours contractual overtime at plain time rates.
  • DBS Check: No
  • Closing Date: 27/02/2024 at 23:59
  • Reference: 1234/24/269823

Auto Fitter Mechanic

Hours are 39 per week which includes 3 contractual hours overtime.

Permanent post x 2

Transport & Vehicle Maintenance

Applicants are invited to apply for the post of Auto Fitter Mechanic within the Transport & Vehicle Maintenance Department, Operational In-House Services.

Reporting to the Charge Hand Mechanic you will support in ensuring efficient maintenance of the Authority’s vehicle fleet.

Responsibilities will include repair and maintenance of the Authorities 300+ vehicle/plant items. Based at Hawthorne Road Depot you must have a mechanical background with proven experience in a Commercial Work Shop Environment.

This should include a full HGV category C licence and a sound knowledge and understanding of Commercial Fleet Vehicles, Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems.

You should also be fully aware of the HGV/PCV testing procedures and relevant Health & Safety legislation.

Equal Opportunities


Sefton Council strives to ensure that our workforce is inclusive and representative of our communities. A diverse workforce is important to us, our staff bring with them a wide range of experiences, views, ideas, and innovations, and we are committed to providing an environment that recognises, respects, and values everybody’s identity, where individual differences are strengths and where everyone can thrive and maximise their potential. We are always open to learning and growing as an organisation, and we welcome new ideas and initiatives that promote equality, diversity and inclusion.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer; all candidates will receive equal treatment. Our decision to appoint will be based upon whether an individual’s skills, experience, qualifications, and abilities make them the most suitable candidate for the role.


Please note that all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for these jobs (as given in the Person Specification) and who want to apply under the Disability Confident Scheme will be invited to interview.

If you are currently in care or have previously been in care, we provide a guaranteed interview scheme for care experienced people if you meet the essential requirements for the role.

How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

Please note, we do not accept CV’s (unless specified on the advert).

Please fully complete the online application form.

This vacancy is now closed