Vehicle Technician

Kent Police
Aylesford, Kent
£23,355 - £27,369
Closing date
19 Jul 2019
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Vehicle Technician

£23,355 - £27,369

Permanent – Full Time

Aylesford, Kent

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an individual to undertake the role of Vehicle Technician at our Aylesford workshop.

Applications are invited from fully qualified motor vehicle technicians who have served a recognised apprenticeship and are qualified to a minimum of City and Guilds 1&2, NVQ level 3 or a BTEC National qualification in motor vehicle engineering; this is an excellent opportunity within the Kent Police Transport department.

This is a challenging role that requires the successful candidate to be competent in the repair and maintenance of a wide variety of vehicle types, the role will require a sound electrical knowledge in order to assist our new vehicle build section with the production of police specified vehicles types.

You will work closely in support of Kent police officers in providing a frontline service.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a minimum of 5 years’ experience within the motor trade, have excellent communicational skills, they should also be competent in the use of modern computerised diagnostic equipment and hold the necessary qualifications for the role.

Applicants will need to provide evidence to demonstrate the skills required in order to become a police motor vehicle technician.

This is an excellent opportunity that would suit a highly motivated and dynamic individual who can bring their wide experience to the role of a Police vehicle technician within the transport department.

Applicants will also be in receipt of a Market Premium of £3,000 per annum subject to review.

To apply, please visit our website by clicking apply. 

Closing date: 19 July 2019.


Our joint vision is for Kent to be a safe place for people to live, work and visit.

By protecting the public from harm, we will allow our communities to flourish and by working with the public and partners, we will provide a first class policing service that is both visible and accessible.

We will retain neighbourhood policing as the bedrock of policing in Kent.  

We will be there when the public need us and we will act with integrity in all that we do.

We currently have 5,800 officers, staff and PCSOs and 309 Special Constables (August 2017).

Last year we dealt with 891,078 calls for help, resulting in approximately 131,607 recorded crimes.  

Our Serious Crime Directorate and Support Services Directorate ( IT, Transport, HR, Procurement and Estates) are provided in collaboration with Essex Police.

Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) Inspections which assess Police Efficiency, Effectiveness and Legitimacy (also known as PEEL), graded us as follows:

  • Effective at keeping people safe and reducing crime: Good
  • Efficient at keeping people safe and reducing crime: Good
  • Legitimate at keeping people safe and reducing crime : Outstanding
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