Driver - Armoured Vehicles

  • Job Reference: 00100048-1
  • Date Posted: 3 June 2024
  • Recruiter: SaluteMyJob
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  • Location: Wareham, Dorset
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Plus Benefits
  • Sector: Engineering, Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

The Company

Our Client has helped to defend nations, protect communities, and build a better world. 

The role
As a Driver, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You’ll be supporting a small, dedicated team, working directly with the Gunnery School and the Defence Support Group at the Armour Centre.
Day to day, you’ll be providing maintenance and driving support on Main Battle Tanks, Warrior Infantry and Reconnaissance Fighting vehicles, as well as some Wheeled AFVs (Armoured Fighting Vehicles).

  • Safely drive and control vehicles
  • Operate AFV Special to Role (STR) Systems 
  • Carry out non-specific preparatory work on vehicles 
  • Carry out Level 1 maintenance and repair tasks as specified in publications for vehicle type. Work to be carried out in accordance with authorised procedures and to be completed to the highest possible standard
  • Assist in collecting usage information and in carrying out regular checks of stores and equipment as requested

Qualifications for the Driver (Armoured Fighting Vehicles)

  • Must have a full UK driving licence 
  • Military background and driving licence category’s C or H would be desirable.

The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance level for this role.

Location:  Wareham

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite 


The Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Contributory Pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme 
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave 
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows most employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • ‘Be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity