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Listed below are the current internal job vacancies available in the MPS. If you are interested in applying for any of the jobs please contact the PeopleSupport Advisory Centre on telephone number - 0300 123 1555, stating which job you are interested in (please quote the IRC reference number and job title).

Please be aware that it may be realistic to allow up to ten days for all the elements of the application process to take place from your initial contact with the MPS HR Advisory Centre and including: despatch of an application pack to your nominated email address, your completion of the application (including line manager and counter signatory), return of the application and 3yr sickness data to MPS Recruitment by the application closing date.

If you have any queries after your initial contact with the MPS HR Advisory Centre please call Recruitment on the number given to you by the Advisory Centre. Please note that late applications will not be accepted.

If you are not a member of the MPS please visit please www.metpolicecareers.co.uk for roles that are currently being advertised externally.

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Job title: Laboratory Technician (This post is also being advertised externally) - Directorate of Forensic Services

Job reference: IRC58231

Rank/Band: Band F

Number of Vacancies: Three (3)

Location: 109 Lambeth Road, London, SE1 7LP

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Senior Forensic Scientist

Period of Posting: Permanent

Eligibility: Police Staff applicants who have successfully completed a 12 month probationary period. Agency workers who have successfully completed 12 months continuous service with the MPS.Police staff & Agency Worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.Please note all MSC, MPV & VPC applicants applying for internally advertised posts you MUST complete Form 7305A, and all other applicants (Police Staff, Agency Worker and Police Officers) must apply on Form 7305.

Closing Date: Monday 2nd March 2015

Job title: Roads Policing Sergeant - RTPC

Job reference: IRC58156

Rank/Band: Police Sergeant

Number of Vacancies: Five (5)

Location: Pan London RPT Bases

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Relief Inspector

Period of Posting: 3 years (subject to meeting essential criteria).

Eligibility: Substantive Police Sergeants - MPS Wide 

Closing Date: Tuesday 3rd March 2015

Job title: Roads Policing - Constable - RTPC

Job reference: IRC58151

Rank/Band: Police Constable

Number of Vacancies: Approx 50

Location: Pan London RPT Bases

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Relief Sergeant

Period of Posting: 3 years (subject to meeting essential criteria)

Eligibility: Substantive Police Constables - MPS Wide 

Closing Date: Tuesday 3rd March 2015

Job title: Kennel Manager - Task Force-DTE

Job reference: IRC58249

Rank/Band: Band E

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: Dog Training Establishment, Keston

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Sergeant, DTE

Period of Posting: Due to Animal Welfare considerations this post is subject to a six month probationary period.

Eligibility: Police Staff applicants who have successfully completed a 12 month probationary period. Agency workers who have successfully completed 12 months continuous service with the MPS. Police Officers who are due to retire will be considered for this post.Please note all MSC, MPV & VPC applicants applying for internally advertised posts you MUST complete Form 7305A, and all other applicants (Police Staff, Agency Worker and Police Officers) must apply on Form 7305.

Closing Date: Thursday 5th March 2015

Job title: Disclosure Officer

Job reference: IRC58403

Rank/Band: Band  D

Number of Vacancies: Two (2)

Location: New Scotland Yard

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Inspector 

Period of Posting: Permanent

Eligibility: Police Staff applicants who have successfully completed a 12 month probationary period. Agency workers who have successfully completed 12 months continuous service with the MPS.Police staff & Agency Worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.Please note all MSC, MPV & VPC applicants applying for internally advertised posts you MUST complete Form 7305A, and all other applicants (Police Staff, Agency Worker and Police Officers) must apply on Form 7305.

Closing Date: Thursday 5th March 2015

Job title: Detective Inspector - Sexual Offences Investigation Team - North West Region Sapphire - SCO17

Job reference: IRC58399

Rank/Band: Substantive Detective Inspector

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: Empress State Building

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Chief Inspector

Period of Posting: 2-5 years, subject to performance and agreed statement of expectations

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Inspectors and those on the select list.

Closing Date: Thursday 5th March 2015

Job title: Constable, Command Support Unit - SO15

Job reference: IRC58351

Rank/Band: Police Constable

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: New Scotland Yard

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Police Sergeant - Command Support Unit

Period of Posting: 3 Years

Eligibility: Substantive Constables - MPS Wide

Closing Date: Friday  6th March 2015

Job title: Head of CT Strategic Finance - NCTP HQ

Job reference: IRC58361

Rank/Band: Band S

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: 10 Victoria Street, London

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Director of Resources

Period of Posting: Permanent

Eligibility: Police Staff applicants who have successfully completed a 12 month probationary period. Agency workers who have successfully completed 12 months continuous service with the MPS.Police staff & Agency Worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.Please note all MSC, MPV & VPC applicants applying for internally advertised posts you MUST complete Form 7305A, and all other applicants (Police Staff, Agency Worker and Police Officers) must apply on Form 7305.

Closing Date: Friday 6th March 2015

Job title: Complaints Support Team (CST), DPS

Job reference: IRC58409

Rank/Band: Uniform/Detective Sergeant

Number of Vacancies: Three (3)  (Two immediate, One select list)

Location: 22nd floor, Empress State Building

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: CST Inspector

Period of Posting: Minimum 2 years

Eligibility: Substantive Sergeants/Detective Sergeants

Closing Date: Friday 6th March 2015

Job title: Evidence Collection & Storage Officer / Driver - Logistics

Job reference: IRC58178

Rank/Band: Band F 

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: Mandela Way, London, SE1 5SS. (Staff may be asked to work from the warehouse in Woolwich).

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Band D Warehouse Manager

Period of Posting: Permanent

Eligibility: Police Staff applicants who have successfully completed a 12 month probationary period. Agency workers who have successfully completed 12 months continuous service with the MPS.Police staff & Agency Worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.Please note all MSC, MPV & VPC applicants applying for internally advertised posts you MUST complete Form 7305A, and all other applicants (Police Staff, Agency Worker and Police Officers) must apply on Form 7305.

Closing Date: Monday 9th March 2015

Job title: Custody Sergeant - Met Detention

Job reference: IRC58386

Rank/Band: Police Sergeant

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: Islington Police Station

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Inspector

Period of Posting: Minimum 2 years

Eligibility: Must be substantive Police Sergeant or on WBA. Must be NSPIS trained as custody Sergeant.

Closing Date: Tuesday 10th March 2015

Job title: DPS - Misconduct Hearings Unit (MHU) - Case Manager

Job reference: IRC58401

Rank/Band: Inspector / Detective Inspector

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: 19th Floor - Empress State Building

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Chief Inspector

Period of Posting: Minimum of 2 years

Eligibility: Substantive Inspectors / Detective Inspectors

Closing Date: Tuesday 10th March 2015

Job title: Detective Constable & Financial Investigator: Proceeds of Corruption Unit, SCO7

Job reference: IRC58418

Rank/Band: Detective Constable

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: Currently NSY. The whole unit will shortly move to the National Crime Agency and will be based in Vauxhall.

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: DI

Period of Posting: Minimum 2 years

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Constables

Closing Date: Tuesday 10th March 2015

Job title: Career Transition Service (CTS) Administrator - SSS Hire to Retire

Job reference: IRC58430

Rank/Band: Band E

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: Empress State Building

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: CTS Band D

Period of Posting: Permanent

Eligibility: Police Staff applicants who have successfully completed a 12 month probationary period. Agency workers who have successfully completed 12 months continuous service with the MPS.Police staff & Agency Worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.Please note all MSC, MPV & VPC applicants applying for internally advertised posts you MUST complete Form 7305A, and all other applicants (Police Staff, Agency Worker and Police Officers) must apply on Form 7305.

Closing Date: Tuesday 10th March 2015

Job title: SMIU Sergeant DPS (CHRIS)

Job reference: IRC58466

Rank/Band: PS/DS

Number of Vacancies: 2 with a select list for future vacancies

Location: ESB

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: DI/Insp

Period of Posting: Minimum 2 years

Eligibility: Substantive PS/DS

Closing Date: Wednesday 11th March 2015

Job title: Financial Investigator SC&O7 Criminal Finance Teams

Job reference: IRC58476

Rank/Band: Detective Constable/Police Constable

Number of Vacancies: fifty five (55)

Location: TP Hubs -  Westminster, Wembley, Holborn, Edmonton, Stratford, Fulham, Sutton, Kennington & Lewisham Central Teams - NSY and ESB however relocation is likely within the next 12 months.

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Sergeant Criminal Finance Team

Period of Posting: 3-5 years reviewable

Eligibility: Substantive Constable / Detective Constable

Closing Date: Thursday 12th March 2015

Job title: Cato Funding and Resources Manager SC&O22 - Coordination and Tasking Office

Job reference: IRC58285

Rank/Band: Detective Sergeant/Police Sergeant

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: Currently New Scotland Yard but expected to move to another central London location in 2015 (Likely to be Lambeth HQ, Pratt Walk)

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Inspector

Period of Posting: Minimum of 2 years subject to satisfactory performance

Eligibility: Police Officer applicants who have successfully completed a 12 month probationary period

Closing Date: Friday 13th March 2015

Job title: National Domestic Extremism & Disorder Intelligence Unit (NDEDIU) Public Order Policing Section (POPS)

Job reference: IRC58396

Rank/Band: Police Constable

Number of Vacancies: One (1) - Please note: The role attracts a requirement to be frequently deployed at any location within the United Kingdom often with overnight stays.

Location: 10 Victoria Street, London 

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: A/PS

Period of Posting: Two year initial posting (with potential for extension)

Eligibility: Substantive Constables

Closing Date: Friday 13th March 2015

Job title: Operation Reclaim Investigation Team - Proactive Constable - TP/SCO

Job reference: IRC58441

Rank/Band: Police Constable

Number of Vacancies: Four (4)

Location: Perivale or Charlton Car Pounds (Pan London Responsibility)

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Sergeant

Period of Posting: 3 - 5 years

Eligibility: Substantive Police Constables - MPS Wide

Closing Date: Monday 16th March 2015

Job title: Communications Intelligence Specialist - SC&O36 Met Int - Communications Intelligence Unit

Job reference: IRC58395

Rank/Band: Band D

Number of Vacancies: One (1) Immediate vacancy, with an additional select list for possible future posts

Location: Cobalt Square, Vauxhall, SW8

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Sergeant

Period of Posting: 4 years minimum (subject to successful completion of mandatory Open Source course and NPIA Communications Data Investigator Course)

Eligibility: Police Staff applicants who have successfully completed a 12 month probationary period. Agency workers who have successfully completed 12 months continuous service with the MPS. Police staff & Agency Worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications. Please note all MSC, MPV & VPC applicants applying for internally advertised posts you MUST complete Form 7305A, and all other applicants (Police Staff, Agency Worker and Police Officers) must apply on Form 7305.

Closing Date: Monday 16th March 2015

Job title: Trident Reactive Investigator North, West; Trident Proactive Investigator North, South; London Crime Squad Proactive Investigator

Job reference: IRC58406

Rank/Band: Detective Sergeant

Number of Vacancies: Trident North Reactive 1, Trident North Proactive 1, Trident South Proactive 1, Trident West Reactive 1, London Crime Squad 1

Location: Trident North - Becke Fielding House, Hendon, Trident South - Lewisham Police Station, Trident West - Jubilee House, Putney, London Crime Squad - Caxton Road, Wimbledon

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Inspector

Period of Posting: 2-5 years subject to annual review

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Sergeants. SC&O8 is under represented by females and BME staff and interest is welcomed from these groups, however, selection will be based solely on merit.

Closing Date: Tuesday 17th March 2015

Job title: Investigator - Child Abuse Investigation - East Regional CAIT - SCO17

Job reference: IRC58184

Rank/Band: Detective Constable/ TDC/PC

Number of Vacancies: Ten (10) plus a select list

Location: Regional CAIT teams across the following sites - East Region - Woodford (JF), Barkingside (JB), Cam Road (KV)

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Inspector

Period of Posting: Minimum tenure of two years

Eligibility: Police Officer applicants who have successfully completed a 12 month probationary period.  Officers are required to evidence experience in secondary investigation of crime. The command considers Flexible Working applicants at a minimum of .7 FTE (28hrs p/w)

Closing Date: Tuesday 17th March 2015

Job title: Investigator - DPS Anti Corruption Command (ACC)

Job reference: IRC58428

Rank/Band: Detective Constable

Number of Vacancies: Ten (10)

Location: Empress State Building

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Sergeant

Period of Posting: Three to eight years subject to satisfactory performance

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Constables

Closing Date: Tuesday 17th March 2015

Job title: Detective Inspector on either CAIT or Regional referral Desk - SC&017 Child Abuse Investigation Command (SOECAC)

Job reference: IRC58432

Rank/Band: Detective Inspector

Number of Vacancies: One (1) Immediate

Location: South Region (Marlowe House/Camberwell or Wallington depending on vacancies)

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Regional Detective Chief Inspector

Period of Posting: 2 years minimum to maximum of 8 years subject to performance and statement of expectation

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Inspectors and those on a select list

Closing Date: Tuesday 17th March 2015

Job title: Sergeant Designing Out Crime Office - TP C&S

Job reference: IRC58392

Rank/Band: Police Sergeant /Detective Sergeant

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: Ruislip Police station

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Inspector

Period of Posting: 2 years

Eligibility: Substantive Police Sergeants/Detective Sergeants

Closing Date: Tuesday 17th March 2015

Job title: Detective Constable, Lifetime Offender Management Unit - Specialist, Organised and Economic Crime Command SC&O7

Job reference: IRC58431

Rank/Band: Detective Constable

Number of Vacancies: One immediate and one possibly later on in the year

Location: New Scotland Yard (new office location is yet to be decided, but it is intended to be central)

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Sergeant

Period of Posting: 3 -5 years, subject to performance and agreed statement of expectations

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Constables - MPS wide

Closing Date: Wednesday 18th March 2015

Job title: Detective/Uniform Constable - Directorate of Professional Standards - Serious Misconduct Investigation Unit

Job reference: IRC58455

Rank/Band: Detective Constable/Police Constable

Number of Vacancies: Five (5)

Location: 22nd Floor at Empress State Building

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Sergeant/Detective Sergeant

Period of Posting: Minimum 2 Years

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Constable /Police Constable

Closing Date: Wednesday 18th March 2015

Job title: Detective Sergeant - Lifetime Offender Management Unit SC&O7 Specialist Organised & Economic Crime Command (SOECC)

Job reference: IRC58435

Rank/Band: Detective Sergeant

Number of Vacancies: One

Location: Currently NSY (new office location is yet to be decided, but it is intended to be central)

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Inspector

Period of Posting: 3- 5 years, subject to performance and agreed statement of expectations

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Sergeants or those on the select list for promotion

Closing Date: Wednesday 18th March 2015

Job title: Office Administrator for MPS Deputy STRAPSO / SO15 Security Manager and Team - SO15 Band E, SO15 Compliance, Standards & Ethics Strand

Job reference: IRC58425

Rank/Band: Band E

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: Cobalt Square

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: MPS Deputy STRAPSO / SO15 Security Manager

Period of Posting: Two (2) with the option of an extension

Eligibility: Police Staff applicants who have successfully completed a 12 month probationary period. Agency workers who have successfully completed 12 months continuous service with the MPS.Police staff & Agency Worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.Please note all MSC, MPV & VPC applicants applying for internally advertised posts you MUST complete Form 7305A, and all other applicants (Police Staff, Agency Worker and Police Officers) must apply on Form 7305.

Closing Date: Wednesday 18th March 2015

Job title: SO18 - AFO Sergeant London City Airport

Job reference: IRC58445

Rank/Band: Substantive Sergeant

Number of Vacancies: Three

Location: North Woolich Police Station for London City Airport

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Operations Inspector

Period of Posting: Minimum of 2 years maximum of 8 years

Eligibility: Substantive Sergeant

Closing Date: Wednesday 25th March 2015

Job title: Dog Inspector (2 & 3 Dog Support Unit - Barkingside & Catford TDP)

Job reference: IRC58424

Rank/Band: Uniform Inspector

Number of Vacancies: Two (2) Barkingside (NE) and TDP (SE)

Location: 2 DSU (NE) Barkingside and 3 DSU (SE) Catford TDP

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Chief Inspector

Period of Posting: Minimum of 2 years - 5 Years Maximum

Eligibility: Substantive Uniform Inspectors

Closing Date: Friday 27th March 2015. 

Job title: Police Sergeant (Uniform) Patrol (Dogs)

Job reference: IRC58429

Rank/Band: Uniform Sergeant

Number of Vacancies: Four (4) immediate + (2) on a select list. Vacancies at NE Barkingside, SE Catford (TDP) and SW Merton (TDV)

Location: Barkingside, Catford and Merton

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Uniform Inspector

Period of Posting: 7.5 years (working life of one dog). After which required to reselect to work a second dog with relevant evidence supporting this reselection

Eligibility: Substantive Uniform Sergeants. You must hold current OST/ELS certificate which should be forwarded with your application

Closing Date: Friday 27th March 2015

Job title: Traffic Police Community Support Officer SO18

Job reference: IRC58467

Rank/Band: Band E - This post attracts a 12.5% Shift Disturbance Allowance

Number of Vacancies: Four (4)

Location: Heathrow Police Station, Polar Park

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Team Sergeant

Period of Posting: Permanent

Eligibility: Police Staff applicants who have successfully completed a 12 month probationary period

Closing Date: Monday 30th March 2015