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Vehicle Standards Assessor

Company: DVSA    Location: Leicester

Vehicle Standards Assessor

Locations: Nationwide

Ref: 1571997

Do you have mechanical experience on anything from cars to HGVs?

Great eye for detail?

Want to make a difference to road safety in Great Britain?

If so, this is a brilliant opportunity to join the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA). Were the government agency dedicated to helping people stay safe on Great Britains roads.

Were looking to recruit mechanically talented people who have a positive attitude and work ethic, with great customer focus and a high level of professionalism.

The job role

As a Vehicle Standards Assessor (VSA), youll use your knowledge and experience to carry out technical examinations on a variety of vehicles to ensure they are legally compliant. Working at a number of Authorised Testing Facilities (ATFs), youll become a recognised expert in roadworthiness standards for the HGV and PSV industries. Youll play a key part in providing a high quality service and offering advice on vehicle safety and maintenance.

Working hours and salary

Youll work an average of 37 hours per week, working flexibly over the course of the year.

Your salary will range from £26,945 - £30,945 (inclusive of allowances), depending on location. There are also monthly flexibility payments available if you meet certain criteria.

What you get

We offer a generous benefits package including a lease car, excellent pension, salary sacrifice scheme and much more.

Youll receive a 16-week training programme as part of your induction to ensure you have the right skills and knowledge for your role. In addition, we will fund an IRTEC accreditation, plus on-going professional development


  • Competitive rate of pay.
  • Generous annual leave entitlement.
  • Excellent pension options.
  • Option of a lease car.
  • Full DVSA clothing and equipment provided.
  • Dedicated training programme to enhance your skills set, including a DVSA-funded industry accreditation (IRTEC), plus on-going professional development.
  • A range of policies and services to support well-being and good work-life balance, e.g. flexible working arrangements, childcare vouchers, Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Work on great terms with other enthusiastic professionals.

Closing date: 12 March 2018.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £20,855.00 /year