Weapons Maintainer- Tadcaster

£18,951 - £22,833
Full Time

North Yorkshire Police are excited to announce that we are recruiting for a Weapons Maintainer to join Proactive Policing in the Firearms Training and Development Unit.

As a Weapons Maintainer, you will be responsible for the inspection, servicing, maintenance and repair of all NYP issued Firearms and Conducted Energy Devices (Taser). The successful applicant for this role will have sound knowledge of police issued weapons and understand the importance of safety and risk assessment procedures. You will have proven ability to manage your own workload without close supervision whilst remaining methodical and accurate at all times. Experience of problem solving, early intervention and fault finding is key to this role as you will use your knowledge and skills to act as a mentor to your colleagues.


As Weapons Maintainer, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Identify and undertake test fire of all NYP issued Firearms when required
  • Undertake the fitting and storage of all NYP Firearms ancillary and specialist equipment
  • Support the Force Armourer to ensure that the NYP armory, training area and ammunition store are maintained in accordance with Health and Safety and Home Office Regulation
  • Maintain an awareness of current firearms legislation and of variations in ammunition types for training and operational use

Working for us - what we can offer you

You will be welcomed into an organisation that is committed to ensuring everyone is treated fairly and supported equally. At North Yorkshire Police we value different perspectives, skills and experiences, we care about the well-being of our staff, and actively support people so they can perform to their best.

Working for North Yorkshire Police brings great pride and job satisfaction, along with a competitive salary and pension, leave entitlements and other employee benefits. Unison is the recognised Trade union within NYP and there are also a number of other Inclusion and Diversity support networks. To find out more about our rewards and benefits, click here.


If you’re a problem solver and someone who prides themselves on being accurate and enjoys fault finding, then we want to hear from you.

Please submit your expression of interest by 9am on Wednesday 23rd September 2020.