IT Officer - Business Services - INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY

East Lothian Council
Haddington, East Lothian
23340 - 25512
12 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Vacancy Information

It is East Lothian Council's policy that successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale.

Salary £23340 - £25512 per annum  (£12.79 -£13.98 per hour)
Permanent full time position
35 hours per week
To start asap

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic person with a technological mindset and a thirst for knowledge to fill a vacancy within the IT Business Services Team. The primary roles will be to provide end user support in a large, complex networked IT environment and information systems support for the Council's key applications. The successful candidate will be able use their own initiative have an eye for detail and be able to work to established standards and IT industry good practice.

Experience and skills in some of the following would be advantageous - Supporting Microsoft Windows operating systems and devices, process mapping, administration of large application systems, supplier management.

Applications for this post will only be accepted from current employees of East Lothian Council (this includes casual and agency staff who are currently undertaking work for us)

Job Details

To deliver first and second line IT support services to a wide range of Council and partner IT users to maximise the number of issues resolved at the first point of contact, in accordance with Council policies, standards and procedures with a commitment to achieve best value.

Please download the Job Outline/Person Specification (available under 'Related Documents') for the full range of tasks and duties associated with this job.  You will need to refer to these in order to complete the application form. 

You must ensure you meet every 'essential' criteria stated on the Person Specification to reach the interview stage.  In cases where the majority of applicants meet all the essential criteria, the desirable criteria will be used to form a final short-leet.

Job Requirements

Relevant Qualifications
Educated to HNC or SVQ Level 3 in relevant discipline and/or able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge, skills and competencies gained through relevant experience.

This post involves accessing the public services network, therefore the preferred candidate will be subject to the Baseline Personnel Security Standards (BPSS). The preferred candidate will be subject to a Basic Disclosure provided by Disclosure Scotland prior to a formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council.

Please note:
If you have spent more than 3 months working or living outwith the UK in the last 5 years then you will be required to present a copy of an overseas criminal record check. Details of how to apply and contact details can be found on the website.

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