MT Details Clerk Job at Ministry of Defence – in Blandford Forum

Job Description

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Administrative Officer


Contract type


Business area

MOD – Air

Type of role



Working pattern

Flexible working, Full-time, Job share

Number of posts



Blandford, Dorset

About the job


The role is to assist the Motor Transport Officer by organising transport details and associated tasks as per civilian and military legislation/regulations and Unit MT Standing Orders.

This position is advertised at 37 hours per week.

Job description

The Garrison MT supports a diverse range of driving tasks, but principally it supports DSCIS and especially Phase 2 soldiers requiring medical/rehabilitation attention. The MT Details Clerk is an integral post within the department, acting as the first point of contact and SME for all transport requests within the Garrison and providing valuable guidance to units and personnel. Receiving and processing over 250 F/MT 1000 transport requests each month, the postholder scrutinises all vehicle requests to guarantee compliance with local and MOD policy. Once approved, the postholder actions all requests, efficiently utilising Garrison fleet and external hire vehicles in accordance with MOD policy and scheduling resources to provide the best value for money for the Department. The postholder works in direct liaison with the Travel Resource Manager for the financial authorisation of hire vehicles, MMA and overtime.


The key tasks are as follows:
a. Scrutinise all travel requests guaranteeing compliance with all local and MOD wide policies.

b. Liaising with customers to discuss requirements ensuring the most economical way of transport is achieved.

c. Assist customers in the completion of travel requests creating a full customer service

d. Sometime drive vehicles when required.

e. Keep up to date with MOD transport policy.

f. Proactively targeting relevant risk and taking mitigating action as appropriate.

g. Report any unusual circumstances to the line manager.


We’ll assess you against these behaviours during the selection process:

Making Effective Decisions


Delivering at Pace


  • Learning and development tailored to your role
  • An environment with flexible working options
  • A culture encouraging inclusion and diversity
  • A Civil Service pension

The post does not offer relocation expenses (move of home, excess fares or temporary transfer). Non Standard move applicants will be eligible for the full package, subject to eligibility.

Please be advised that the Department is conducting a review of all pay related allowances which could impact on those allowances that the post currently being advertised attracts.

Any move to MOD from another employer will mean you can no longer access childcare vouchers. This includes moves between government departments. You may however be eligible for other government schemes, including Tax-Free Childcare. Determine your eligibility at https://www.childcarechoices.gov.uk/.”

“MOD Recruitment Satisfaction Survey – we may contact you regarding your experience to help us improve our customer satisfaction. The survey is voluntary and anonymous. You may however be given the opportunity to provide additional information to help us improve our service which includes the collection of some personal data as defined by the United Kingdom General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR). The MOD Privacy Notice sets out how we will use your personal data and your rights.

About Company

Company: Ministry of Defence –

Company Location:  Blandford Forum

Job Category: Engineering Jobs, Mechnical Jobs, Electrical Jobs

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