IT Development Technician, Carpenter Street, Perth (PKC04951)
Job Description IT Development Technician (PKC04951) £18,714 - £21,079 Fixed Term (Until 31.03.2019) Carpenter House, Carpenter Street, Perth An opportunity has arisen for someone who has recently graduated or qualified in a relevant ICT discipline. (HNC minimum). The successful candidate will assist technicians and engineers who provide ICT technical support to The Council. During the 2 year term of the post support and guidance will be given to ensure the post holder develops their technical skills and these will be regularly assessed. Successful candidates will be expected to be flexible in their approach and may be asked to support a number of projects / workstreams including hardware installs, desktop rollouts, VOIP telephony roll out and equipment audits. Applicants will be interested in applying / developing their IT support skills and knowledge and must be highly motivated, good team workers and capable of taking responsibility for challenging workloads. Hours of work will be by agreement in advance and will be dependant on availability / service resource requirements / skillsets required to successfully take forward various IT projects and workstreams. Candidates must be educated to HNC level in an appropriate discipline. This is a development role and as such the successful candidate must demonstrate a flexible approach; show a willingness to develop their skills and knowledge over the length of the post; be prepared to take personal responsibility for their own professional development. The main accountabilities for the post will be working within a team assisting in the installation, configuration, maintenance and support of ICT equipment, peripherals and standard software. Provide first line support to log / prioritise / resolve incoming user queries and faults via an IT Helpdesk. Assist in the maintenance of the Council’s ICT asset register. System data input. Undertake other duties allocated as and when required. Provide written and oral progress reports when requested The interview will consist of questions from a panel and a technical test. The successful candidate will be appointed depending on references and PVG check being completed. For further information please contact Tommy Millar on 01738 477322 When completing your application for this post, please ensure you provide contact details (preferably e-mail addresses) for two referees, one should be your current or most recent employer. However, if you are an existing employee of Perth & Kinross Council, you are only required to provide reference details for your current employer. Please APPLY ONLINE. Facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross. If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please call 01738 475555 to discuss. As part of our safer recruitment measures, Perth & Kinross Council carries out rigorous checks on the right to work in the UK, qualifications, employment history, including references, and fitness to undertake the post. Some jobs may have been traditionally carried out predominately by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements, irrespective of your gender. Find out more about working for Perth & Kinross Council and living in one of the most scenic areas of Scotland here .