Driver Trainers

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Environment & Climate Change
Highways & Streetscene
Huddersfield and surrounding areas
£25 per hour
£25 per hour

 Working across Kirklees

You will work as and when required between Monday – Friday

£25.00 per hour

Please note, this job is self-employed, therefore you will not be an employee of Kirklees Council.

Kirklees Council is looking to appoint a number of Driver Trainer/Assessors to deliver driver assessments for drivers of Council vehicles.

Kirklees Council has a duty of care under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 to provide training for employees who are required to drive for work.  Employers must also ensure that others are not put at risk by work related driving activities.

The Driver Training Unit carries out driving assessments for employees who drive for work in a range of vehicles including vans, LGV’s, tippers.

The assessments aim to make sure drivers of Council vehicles are safe, confident and competent to drive the Council’s fleet vehicles.

The successful applicants will be experienced fleet trainers.  You will also have excellent customer service skills and be confident in giving drivers feedback.

Work will be allocated on an ad-hoc basis and you will be expected to make yourself available through our online booking system.

To Apply

Please send your CV and Cover Letter to Jim O’Hara at clearly demonstrating how you meet the criteria in the Employee specification.

Interviews are likely to be held in late October/early November 2022

We know there’s a wealth of talent among people who have a disability and we encourage applications from people with all differing abilities. So, if you need any support completing an application form, or any other format for the application or Job Description please contact the Recruitment Team for help by email: or phone: 01484 221000 and ask for ‘Recruitment’.
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09 October 2022, 11:55 PM

Important Information

This vacancy is closed to applications.