Technical Specialist (FIF05338)

Vacancy posted: Monday, 10 October 2016

Salary: 30,560 - 33,864
Location: Glenrothes

Closing date: 23 October 2016
Job ref. no.: FIF05338

Job Description

Interview Date: Week commencing 31 October 2016

This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in the support and development of the desktop estate across Fife Council. This post sits within the Access and Mobile Team responsible for desktop build, software deployment and Active Directory group policy. Key systems within this area include Microsoft System Centre Configuration Manager and Microsoft Application Virtualisation.

The role consists of the operation and control of the BTS infrastructure (typically hardware, software, data stored on various media, and all equipment within wide and local area networks) required to deliver and support BTS services and products to meet the needs of a business.

Includes preparation for new or changed services, operation of the change process, the maintenance of regulatory, legal and professional standards, the building and management of systems and components and the monitoring of performance of systems and services in relation to their contribution to business performance, their security and their sustainability.

The development and exploitation of expertise in any specific area of information or communications technology, technique, method, product or application area.

Fife Council pays the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate to employees earning less than 8.33 per hour. If the hourly rate of pay for the post is less than the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate a supplement will be paid.


Educated to SCQF level 8 which includes HND or SVQ level 4 or equivalent in a relevant subject or equivalent experience. Link here to the SCQF Framework

Substantial understanding of the ICT Industry.

Organisational knowledge and understanding of the council environment.

Considerable knowledge and experience in one or more business functions.

Before confirming appointment, you will be required to obtain a Baseline Personnel Screening Check (BPSS).


The main focus of this post will be to assist in the developing of the desktop strategy under the remit of Business Technology Solutions. The post holder will also be responsible for supporting and supervising the team to ensure a high standard of work is produced.

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About Fife Council

We employ 20,000 people to provide 900 different services to 360,000 people and, we have one of the highest overall customer satisfaction ratings for a Council in the UK. The services we provide range from education, social work, housing, and community services to transportation, looking after the environment and developing the economy.

We are a large organisation and have a wide range of job roles from teachers, social care workers, community education workers, and planners, to support roles, like accountancy, IT and HR, not to mention communications and marketing, and law.

We operate the Positive about Disabled People scheme, commonly known as the 'double tick scheme', as we are committed to employing and supporting disabled people and offer a guaranteed interview to any applicant who considers him/herself to be disabled and who meets the minimum essential criteria for the post.

If you're looking for a real career challenge, you'll find it here in Fife!

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