Driver/Caretaker Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Driver/Caretaker to join our team.


  • Provide first line response to general equipment failures, to undertake repairs where possible. Maintain equipment and furniture as required;
  • Cleaning Police owned vehicles, conducting checks and routine maintenance of own dedicated vehicles;
  • Assisting with the cleaning of the premises in the absence of the cleaning staff, including kennels as and when required;
  • Monthly monitoring of the bulk fuel levels to ensure fuel stocks are maintained.


  • Experience and confidence of driving a variety of vehicles;
  • Basic knowledge of electrics, plumbing and/or joinery;
  • Able to develop strong working relationships at all levels;
  • Good written and verbal communication skills;
  • Physically fit and able to undertake manual handling and other physical requirements of the post;
  • Demonstrate driving skills in order to pass the police basic driving test;
  • Hold a full driving licence for manual cars including category D1 – up to and including 7.5 kg vehicles;
  • Experience of general DIY and equipment maintenance;
  • Good organisational skills – able to plan, prioritise and coordinate activities;
  • Able to balance conflicting demands, with a willing, flexible and adaptable approach;
  • Self-motivated, and focused on achieving high levels of performance;
  • Experience of caretaking and grounds maintenance;
  • Experience and knowledge of routine vehicle checks and cleaning;
  • Practical building maintenance skills;
  • Be a competent user of Microsoft Office packages.