Police Vehicle Technician

Chiltern Transport Consortium
TVP Broad Band 2E
Band 2E/3F circa £25,771 - £28,782 per annum depending on experience, salaries shown are inclusive of a £4,000 market supplement, plus benefits (including pension, annual leave, sick pay). Hours 37 per week, Mon - Fri
Full Time


At Thames Valley Police, we depend on well maintained and efficient transportation to help us deliver our services to a large and diverse community throughout Buckinghamshire, Berkshire and Oxfordshire. 

Thames Valley Police Transport forms part of Chiltern Transport Consortium, consisting of Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary, Civil Nuclear Constabulary, Hertfordshire Constabulary and Thames Valley Police, that means we need skilled professionals ready to dedicate their time to ensure our combined fleet of over 3000 vehicles are always ready for action. 

We currently have a vacancy for Police Vehicle Technician at Bicester. 

As part of a successful professional team you will be responsible for maintaining, servicing and repairing mechanical, electrical and electronic components of police vehicles and plant to agreed standards, carry out safety inspections, diagnostic testing and problem solving. You will also attend vehicle breakdowns and complete documentation as required including job sheets, service sheets, time sheets and stores requisitions. 

Candidates must have a good standard of education with a relevant City and Guilds, NVQ 3 or equivalent qualification in Motor Vehicle Technology and recent experience working as a Motor Vehicle Technician with manufacturer based training. A valid DVLA licence is considered essential. Your focus will be on quality, health and safety and good organisational and communication skills, both oral and written, you must be able to work as part of a team and on your own initiative. 

In return, we can provide good working conditions complete with the latest technical innovations, further training and have the option to join a local government pension scheme.

If you have any queries about the role please contact  Adrian Brown on 01865 541095. 

If you have any queries about the application please contact People Services Recruitment Department at RecruitmentPoliceStaff@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk quoting reference 17181. Please note that we are working from home and will endeavour to respond to your query as quickly as possible. 

Please use Google Chrome when completing your application, wherever possible, as this will enhance performance. 

The closing date for enquiries and receipt of completed applications is Sunday 24th January 2021.


Police Officers and Police Staff have access to a fantastic range of benefits, dependant on role, location and length of service. To view a full list of our benefits please click here


All posts require a level of Police Vetting as per the National Vetting Code of Practice. The residency requirement is necessary to enable all applicants to be checked in an equitable manner. Thames Valley Police will allow applicants to apply who do not necessarily reach the criteria as long as they have proven UK residency and supporting evidence where necessary. Applications will be considered on a case by case basis.

At Thames Valley Police, we are committed to better reflect the communities that we serve.  We encourage applications from our under represented communities including all ethnic or religious backgrounds, LGBTQ+, women and those with disabilities.  

Within our organisation we have a number of active staff support networks.  We are proud to be a ‘Disability Confident’ Level 2 ‘Employer’ that is supported by RAMP – our dedicated reasonable adjustments process.   For more information, please visit our ‘Supporting You’ page on our website, www.tvpcareers.co.uk/supporting-you.

We are also proud to have a Positive Action and Engagement team who can provide support and guidance to anyone from a Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic background throughout the Police Officer recruitment process as well as advise on career development and progression.  They can be contacted via: positiveactionteam@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk  

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This opportunity is closed to applications.