IT SUPPORT ASSISTANT
MAKING BERKSHIRE SAFER
IT SUPPORT ASSISTANT
£19,126 - £22,221 per annum (Grade 3)
Temporary post to 31st March 2014
Based in Tilehurst, Reading
This role is to provide all Brigade ICT end users with front line support and technical advice; assist in the research, development and maintenance of new IT systems in conjunction with other personnel and contractors; maintain an efficient allocation and utilisation of the Brigade IT resources.
Qualified to BTEC or similar level (or with evidence of achievement at the same level from substantial work experience), you will have at least two years experience of working as part of a team proving IT/ICT support 1st line or 2nd line Microsoft Office products and bespoke systems. Experience of building computer systems (workstation/laptop/servers) is essential, along with knowledge of Windows 2000, 2003, 2010, XP. Microsoft Exchange, TCP/IP Networks, Intranet & Web Access, LAN's, WAN's, WiFi, printers, fax and scanner multifunctional devices.
Flexibility is required as the post holder will be required to provide out of hours support 7 out of 28 days (includes working weekends and bank holidays) for ICT systems communication at operational incidents.
An additional allowance is payable for this.
Applicants must hold a current EU driving licence.
The job profile and person specification are available from the HR Department by sending an email to or by calling 0118 938 4695.
The closing date for all applications is 1700 hours on Thursday 28th February 2013.
It is anticipated that interviews will be held on Monday 11th and/or Friday 15th March 2013.
Royal Berkshire Fire & Rescue Service is committed to equality of opportunity, and is actively seeking a more diverse workforce. If you are disabled and meet the essential criteria of the role, you will be guaranteed an interview. This post is open to The Brigade Job Share Scheme.
Please note that we only accept applications made on Royal Berkshire Fire & Rescue Service Application Forms and CV's will not be accepted.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Job Type : Permanent
Location : Reading
Salary : £19,126 - £22,221
Date Advertised : 14 Feb 2013
Sorry, this position is no longer available.
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