IT Student, Carpenter House, Perth (PKC02508)

Vacancy posted: Friday, 14 October 2016

Salary: £10,001 - £20,000
Location: Perth and Kinross

Closing date: 06 November 2016
Job ref. no.: PKC02508

Job Description

IT Student (Fixed Term until 31 July 2017) - PKC02508
£15,635 (7 hours 12 minutes per week)
Carpenter House, Carpenter Street, Perth

An opportunity has arisen for further education students currently studying towards a degree or equivalent qualification in an IT related discipline to gain experience working with Perth and Kinross Council's Information Technology team. 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.

This post is a chance to gain work experience in a range of IT functions including first line support, hardware and software installations and ICT asset management.

It is recognised that candidate availability will be limited to University / College holiday periods.

The successful candidate will work effectively on a supply type basis dependant on availability / service resource requirements / skillsets required to successfully take forward various IT projects and workstreams.

Main Accountabilities

•Work within a team assisting in the installation, configuration, maintenance and support of ICT equipment, peripherals and standard software.
•Via an IT Helpdesk, provide first line support to log / prioritise / resolve incoming user queries and faults.
•Assist in the maintenance of the Council's ICT asset register, including carrying out on site audits.
•System data input
•Undertake other duties allocated as and when required.
•Provide written and oral progress reports when requested

For further information about this position, 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.

Please APPLY ONLINE. 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.

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About Perth and Kinross Council

Perth & Kinross Council recognises the importance of having the right people at the right time with the right skills, abilities and attitudes to fulfil our aim of delivering excellent services to the communities we serve.

To help us achieve this, the Council aims to attract and retain employees who are committed to delivering excellent public services and making us a dynamic and innovative Council.

We employ a wide range of people from IT experts to social workers, not to mention accountants, designers, librarians, PR people, gardeners, drivers, planners, cooks, curators, HR professionals, classroom assistants, solicitors, environmental health officers, dog wardens, administrators...

We are committed to staff development and there are a number of career paths available. We operate an Employee Review & Development Scheme which ensures staff are aware how their efforts help the Council achieve its objectives and identify how they can develop and progress their careers to ensure we continue to provide effective services to the community.

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