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A day in the life of a DVSA employee

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A day in the life of a DVSA employee

A day in the life…Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency AO Resource Support

Job role?

DVSA AO Resource Support

Where do You work?

DVSA Resource Support (Ellipse, Swansea)

How do you start your working day – what’s your routine?

Logging into my workstation and checking emails for any important procedure updates or changes to scheduling.

What do you do during the course of a typical day?

Booking schedules for Authorised Test Facilities (ATF) across the country to ensure all are covered by DVSA staff and other general enquiries can include: 

  • Business customers incoming calls.
  • ATF owners and operators
  • Amending confirmations of bookings
  • Respond to customer email enquiries.
  • Sending test booking/amendment confirmations
  • Covering short notice absence

What’s the most enjoyable part of your job?

Ensuring customer satisfaction. Taking on additional roles or tasks to further my development, and having a varied role Friendly working atmosphere.

What’s the most challenging part of your job?

Not being able to resolve and issue at first point of contact.

How do you make a difference to road safety?

Enforcing the laws/procedures when managing tests schedules for customers, ensuring customers are given accurate and current information.

Are you interested in a career with the DVSA? Find out more here. 

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VERCIDA works with over one hundred clients who are committed to creating an inclusive work environment. If you are an employer and interested in working with VERCIDA to promote your diversity and inclusion initiatives and attract the best candidates, please email [email protected] for more information.

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