Operations/Transport Assistant

Location : Widdington, Essex, England
Job Ref : EY40
Consultant : Emily Y James
Sector : Human Resources
Salary : £24k per year


Location: Widdington, Essex
Salary: £24,000 per year


First Military Recruitment are currently seeking a Transport Assistant on behalf of one of our clients.

To assist the General Manager and Transport Manager in the day-to-day, operational organisation of a transport company, including but not limited to school routing, vehicle licencing and driver licencing.

Our client encourages applications from ex-military personnel however all candidates will be given due consideration.

Full time (7am-5pm)

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with key stakeholders to ensure safe transport of children
  • Route children onto appropriate school vehicles
  • Liaise with subcontractors/drivers/passenger assistants in regards to their contract
  • Complete compliance paperwork
  • Assist with vehicle licencing paperwork
  • Assist with driver licencing paperwork
  • Prepare maps and spreadsheets for tenders
  • Set up spreadsheets as and when desired
  • Updating databases, load lists, maps and timetables
  • Compliance spot checks
  • Driver Assessments
  • Assist Transport Manager with reports and route administration
  • Answer telephone calls
  • Cover school runs
  • Any required vehicle movements
  • Revenue Protection
  • Production of bus passes
  • Report on KPIs
  • Cover any tasks in the absence of others
  • Deputise on specific jobs and the emergency phone in the absence of the GM.
  • Website updates

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience in the transport sector desirable
  • Confident in excel, setting up and adjusting databases
  • Letter/email communication skills.
  • Knowledge of Outlook desirable but not essential
  • Experience in customer service/telephone skills essential
  • Mapping skills – full training will be given
  • First Aid certificate desirable but not essential
  • D Licence or Private Hire Licence an advantage but full training will be given to obtain once in position
  • Full training on specific software will be given.

Location: Widdington, Essex

Salary: £24,000 per year

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