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These roles are only open to members of the Metropolitan Police Service

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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Recruitment opportunities for Met staff 07.02.14

Applications for the police constable role will be invited from members of Met staff at the end of February 2014.  Advance notice is given to provide time for potential applicants to achieve the application eligibility criteria as outlined below:

Special constables (MSC): must have achieved Independent Patrol Status (IPS) and Officer Safety Training (OST) and Emergency Life Support Training (ELS) must be in date at the time of applying. There is no requirement for special constables (MSC) to undertake the Certificate in Knowledge of Policing (CKP).

PCSOs:  must have satisfactorily completed the probationary period, Officer Safety Training (OST) and Emergency Life Support Training (ELS) must be in date at the time of applying and individuals must be booked on to start a course to obtain the Certificate in Knowledge of Policing (CKP) at the time of applying.

Police staff:  must have satisfactorily completed the probationary period, be booked on to start a course to obtain the Certificate in  Knowledge of Policing (CKP) at the time of applying.

Information about internal police constable recruitment and the Certificate of Knowledge in Policing (CKP) is available on PeoplePages

 

Job title: NDEDIU Communications Manager

Job reference: IRC56114

Rank/Band: D

Number of Vacancies:

Location: 10 Victoria Street

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Band B

Period of Posting:

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.

Closing Date: Monday 28th July 2014

Job title: Clinical Lead for Occupational Health

Job reference: IRC56286

Rank/Band: U

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location:

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Empress State Building

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: Acting Head of HR Operations

Closing Date: Monday 28th July 2014

Job title: SO15 IST Intelligence Development Officer

Job reference: IRC56666

Rank/Band: PC/DC

Number of Vacancies: 3

Location: Cobalt Square, Vauxhall, London 

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Sergeant

Period of Posting:

Eligibility:

Closing Date: Monday 28th July 2014

Job title: Traffic Prosecution Services Safety Camera Processing Caseworker

Job reference: IRC56711

Rank/Band: F

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: Marlowe House, Sidcup

Staff Reporting:

Reports to: Band D

Period of Posting:

Eligibility:

Closing Date: Wednesday 30th July 2014

Job title: Service Delivery Team leader OH comms Hub

Job reference: IRC56541

Rank/Band: C

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: ESB

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Clinical lead

Period of Posting:

Eligibility:

Closing Date: Thursday 31st July 2014

Job title: Service delivery team leader medical and psychological

Job reference: IRC56662

Rank/Band: C

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: ESB

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Clinical Lead

Period of Posting:

Eligibility:

Closing Date: Thursday 31st July 2014

Job title: Detective Constable - Operational Support Team

Job reference: IRC56519

Rank/Band: Detective Constable

Number of Vacancies: 2

Location: Spring Gardens Vauxhall

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Inspector - OST.

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Constable.

Closing Date: Friday 1st August 2014

Job title: Police Constable West End Impact Zone

Job reference: IRC56712

Rank/Band: Police Constable

Number of Vacancies: 30

Location: Charing Cross Police Station

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Sergeant 

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: Police officers who have successfully completed their probationary period.

Closing Date: Friday 1st August 2014

Job title: Senior Business Analyst

Job reference: IRC56729

Rank/Band: L

Number of Vacancies: 2

Location: Edinburgh House as base, but client responsibilities will demand regular travelling to other HQ sites.

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Trevor Day/Richard Gittings

Period of Posting:

Eligibility:

Closing Date: Friday 1st August 2014

Job title: Detective Sergeant - Operational Support Team. 

Job reference: IRC56517

Rank/Band: Detective Sergeant 

Number of Vacancies:

Location: Spring Gardens, Vauxhall.

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Inspector - Operational Support Team.

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: Detective Sergeant

Closing Date: Friday 1st August 2014

Job title: DC - CT Prisons Unit Core Desk

Job reference: IRC56677

Rank/Band: Detective Constable  

Number of Vacancies:

Location: Cobalt Square

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Sergeant

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Constable with Investigative experience and knowledge of intelligence handling protocols.

Closing Date: Friday 1st August 2014

Job title: Personal Assistant to Assistant Commissioner Territorial Policing

Job reference: IRC56709

Rank/Band: D

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: NSY

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Band B, Lead Staff Officer

Period of Posting:

Eligibility:

Closing Date: Friday 1st August 2014

Job title: Roster Administrator

Job reference: IRC56657

Rank/Band: E

Number of Vacancies:

Location: New Scotland Yard, moving to Lambeth HQ in 2015

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Band D

Period of Posting:

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.

Closing Date: Monday 4th August 2014

Job title: Central Hub Duties Planner

Job reference: IRC56689

Rank/Band: Band E

Number of Vacancies:

Location: New Scotland Yard, moving the Lambeth HQ in 2015

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Band D/Sergeant duties supervisor

Period of Posting:

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.

Closing Date: Monday 4th August 2014

Job title: Real Time Resource Co-ordinator

Job reference: IRC56659

Rank/Band: E - This post entails 24/7 shift work and attracts an SDA of 20%

Number of Vacancies:

Location: Lambeth HQ, 109 Lambeth Road, SE1 7LP

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Real Time Resource Sergeant

Period of Posting:

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.

Closing Date: Monday 4th August 2014

Job title: West Area Hub Duties Planner

Job reference: IRC56688

Rank/Band: Band E 16/7 shift work and attracts an SDA of 12.5%

Number of Vacancies:

Location: Empress State Building, Lille Road, Earls Court, SW6 1TR

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Area Hub Duties Planning Sergeant

Period of Posting:

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.

Closing Date: Monday 4th August 2014

Job title: Westminster hub duties planner

Job reference: IRC56690

Rank/Band: Band E - This post entails 16/7 shift work and attracts an SDA of 12.5%

Number of Vacancies:

Location: West End Central Police Station, Saville Row, W1

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Sergeant Hub Duties Supervisor

Period of Posting:

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.

Closing Date: Monday 4th August 2014

Job title: Firearm Enquiry Officer

Job reference: IRC56720

Rank/Band: E

Number of Vacancies:

Location: ESB

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: PS

Period of Posting:

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.

Closing Date: Monday 4th August 2014

Job title: Firearm Licensing Officer

Job reference: IRC56718

Rank/Band: E

Number of Vacancies:

Location: ESB

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Firearm Licensing Manager (Band D)

Period of Posting:

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.

Closing Date: Monday 4th August 2014

Job title: MetCC Total View Resource Planner

Job reference: IRC56650

Rank/Band: E

Number of Vacancies:

Location: Lambeth HQ, 109 Lambeth Road, SE1 7LP 

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Band D/Police Sergeant

Period of Posting:

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.

Closing Date: Monday 4th August  2014

Job title: CES Administrative Assistant.

Job reference: IRC56152

Rank/Band: F

Number of Vacancies:

Location: Mandela Way

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Office Manager

Period of Posting:

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.

Closing Date: Monday 4th August 2014

Job title: Researcher 

Job reference: IRC56642

Rank/Band: E

Number of Vacancies:

Location: SC&O5 Woodford Police Station 509 High Road Woodford Green Essex IG8 0SR/ SC&O5 1 Cam Road Stratford London E15 2SY

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Sergeant

Period of Posting:

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.

Closing Date: Monday 4th August 2014

Job title: Operations Coordination Centre (OCC) Band D

Job reference: IRC56728

Rank/Band: D This post attracts 20% Shift Disturbance Allowance

Number of Vacancies:

Location: Ground Floor, Victoria Block, NSY

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Operations Support Inspector

Period of Posting:

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.

Closing Date: Tuesday 5th August 2014

Job title: PC/DC SO20

Job reference: IRC56695

Rank/Band: Police Constable

Number of Vacancies:

Location: NSY

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Team Sergeant

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: Substantive Police Constables. This position will require the role holder to work as part of a seven day shift rota covering SO GRIP functions between the hours of 0800-2200hrs.

Closing Date: Thursday 7th August 2014

Job title: C&C Test Manager. (The role holder may be allocated to non - C & C testing work depending on the priorities of the testing services team).

Job reference: IRC56149

Rank/Band: M

Number of Vacancies:

Location: EDH

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Head of Testing Services / Group Senior Manager

Period of Posting:

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.

Closing Date: Friday 8th August 2014

Job title: Event Planner

Job reference: IRC56749

Rank/Band: PC

Number of Vacancies:

Location: Hyde Park

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: PS Operations

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: Substantive Police Constable

Closing Date: Friday 8th August 2014

Job title: Personal Assistant to Assistant Commissioner Territorial Policing

Job reference: IRC56709

Rank/Band: D

Number of Vacancies:

Location: NSY

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Band B, Lead Staff Officer

Period of Posting:

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.

Closing Date: Friday 8th August 2014

Job title: DC

Job reference: IRC56719

Rank/Band: Substantive DC

Number of Vacancies:

Location: Heathrow Airport

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Reports to: DS

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: Substantive DC's

Closing Date: Friday 8th August 2014

Job title: London Crime Squad investigator

Job reference: IRC56782

Rank/Band: DC / TDC (applications from PCs with relevant skills will be considered)

Number of Vacancies: 30 immediate (plus a select list)

Location: offices at Wimbledon and Hendon

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: LCS Detective Inspector and SLT

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: DCs (to include suitably skilled TDCs).  Applications will be considered from substantive PCs who can evidence strong investigative and/or proactive skills and experience

Closing Date: Friday 8th August 2014

Job title: DC SO18 Aviation Security (Heathrow).

Job reference: IRC56719

Rank/Band: Substantive DC

Number of Vacancies: 3 Immediate and up to 5 on a select list

Location:

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: DS

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: Substantive DC's

Closing Date: Friday 8th August 2014

Job title: Event Planner

Job reference: IRC56749

Rank/Band: PC

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: Hyde Park

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: PS Operations

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: Substantive Police Constable

Closing Date: Friday 8th August 2014

Job title: C&C Test Manager. (The role holder may be allocated to non - C & C testing work depending on the priorities of the testing services team).

Job reference: IRC56149

Rank/Band: M

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: EDH

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Head of Testing Services / Group Senior Manager

Period of Posting:

Eligibility:

Closing Date: Friday 8th August 2014

Job title: Detective Sergeant, London Crime Squad

Job reference: IRC56783

Rank/Band: DS

Number of Vacancies: 8

Location: Offices at Wimbledon and Hendon

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: LCS DI and SLT

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: Substantive DSs

Closing Date: Friday 8th August 2014

Job title: Evidence Collection & Storage Officer / Driver

Job reference: IRC56473

Rank/Band:

Number of Vacancies: 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:

Eligibility:

Closing Date: Monday 11th August 2014

Job title: RED Day Intelligence Supervisor

Job reference: IRC56700

Rank/Band: Sergeant - Uniformed/Detective

Number of Vacancies: 2

Location: SCO36, Met Intel, RED DAY Team, based at Cobalt Square, Vauxhall

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: RED Day Intelligence Inspector/DI

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: Substantive Sergeant (Uniformed/Detective)

Closing Date: Monday 11th August 2014

Job title: RED 24/7 Intelligence Supervisor

Job reference: IRC56702

Rank/Band: Sergeant - Uniformed/Detective

Number of Vacancies: 2

Location: SCO36, Met Intel, RED 24/7 Unit, based at Cobalt Square, Vauxhall.

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: RED 24/7 Met Intel Duty Officer

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: Substantive Sergeant - Uniformed/Detective

Closing Date: Monday 11th August 2014

Job title: Head of London Region Organised Crime Unit

Job reference: IRC56769

Rank/Band: Substantive Detective Superintendent

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: Cobalt Square (some UK travel required)

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to:

Period of Posting: 2 years subject to performance

Eligibility:

Closing Date: Wednesday 13th August 2014

Job title: Digital Forensics Specialist

Job reference: IRC56436

Rank/Band:

Number of Vacancies: 8 across 4 areas These posts are also being advertised externally i) Digital Forensic Specialist (Hub Technical Team Leader) who will be responsible for one digital forensic hub. The role will include undertaking digital forensic examinations, case manage

Location: Across London

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Digital Forensics Manager, Band C

Period of Posting:

Eligibility:

Closing Date: Thursday 14th August 2014

Job title: Authorised Firearms Officers

Job reference: IRC56774

Rank/Band: PC/DC

Number of Vacancies: Successful Applicants will be placed on a Select List for future vacancies in all three commands

Location: SO6 Various Central London Locations SO14 London Places or Windsor Castle (depending on vaccancies) SO18 Heathrow Airport based at Polar Park SO18 London City Airport based at North Wolwich

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Team Sergeant

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: Substantive Constables

Closing Date: Friday 15th August 2014

Job title: Design Out Crime Officer

Job reference: IRC56750

Rank/Band: PC

Number of Vacancies:

Location: 4 Possible Hubs (NE  - Bethnal Green, NW - Ruislip, SE - Bromley, SW - Teddington)

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Police Sergeant

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: Substantive Constable

Closing Date: Friday 15th August 2014

Job title: Constable - Detective

Job reference: IRC56771

Rank/Band: Detective Constable 

Number of Vacancies:

Location: New Scotland Yard and Ministry of Justice. 

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Inspector/Detective Sergeant

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Constables

Closing Date: Friday 15th August 2014

Job title: Counter Terrorism & Extremism Liaison Officer (CTELO)

Job reference: IRC56513

Rank/Band: Inspector/Detective Inspector

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: Tunis, Tunisia

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Head of SO15 International Operations

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: Substantive Inspector/Detective Inspector

Closing Date: Friday 15th August 2014

Job title: Deputy Counter Terrorism & Extremism Liaison Officer 

Job reference: IRC56511

Rank/Band: Inspector/Detective Inspector

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: Mogadishu - with deployment on a fixed rotation basis

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Principal Counter Terrorism & Extremism Liaison Officer (CTELO)

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: Substantive Inspector/Detective Inspector

Closing Date: Friday 15th August 2014

Job title: Deputy Counter Terrorism & Extremism Liaison Officer

Job reference: IRC56512

Rank/Band: Substantive Sergeant/Detective Sergeant

Number of Vacancies: 2

Location: 1.Nigeria - Based in Abuja 2.Turkey Based in Istanbul

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Principal Counter Terrorism & Extremism Liaison Officer (CTELO)

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: Substantive Sergeant/Detective Sergeant

Closing Date: Friday 15th August 2014

Job title: Counter Terrorism & Extremism Liaison Officer (CTELO)

Job reference: IRC56514

Rank/Band: Chief Inspector/Detective Chief Inspector

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: Tunis, Tunisia

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Head of SO15 International Operations

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: Substantive Chief Inspector/Detective Chief Inspector

Closing Date: Friday 15th August 2014

Job title: Principal Counter Terrorism and Extremism Liaison Officer (CTELO) Kenya.

Job reference: IRC56571

Rank/Band: Chief Inspector / Detective Chief Inspector

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Head of SO15 International Operations

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: Substantive Chief Inspector/ Detective Chief Inspector  

Closing Date: Friday 15th August 2014

Job title: Police Firearms Sergeant

Job reference: IRC56453

Rank/Band: PS

Number of Vacancies:

Location: North Woolwich Police Station

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Inspector Jeremy HINDE

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: Substantive Police Sergeants (Authorised Firearms Officers)

Closing Date: Monday 18th August 2014

Job title: Principal Counter Terrorism and Extremism Liaison Officer (CTELO) Greece.

Job reference: IRC56759

Rank/Band: Chief Inspector/Detective Chief Inspector

Number of Vacancies: One. NB This role is also advertised separately for officers of the rank of Inspector but only one vacancy exists which will be filled by the successful applicant be they an Insp. or Ch Insp.

Location: Athens, Greece: with regional responsibility for the Greek Islands, Bulgaria and Rumania.

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Head of SO15 International Operations

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: Substantive Chief Inspector/Detective Chief Inspector

Closing Date: 5th September 2014

Job title: Principal Counter Terrorism and Extremism Liaison Officer (CTELO) Greece.

Job reference: IRC56758

Rank/Band: Inspector/Detective Inspector

Number of Vacancies: One. NB This role is also advertised separately for officers of the rank of Chief Inspector but only one vacancy exists which will be filled by the successful applicant be they an Insp. or Ch Insp.

Location: Athens, Greece: with regional responsibility for the Greek Islands, Bulgaria and Rumania.

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Head of SO15 International Operations

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: Substantive Inspector/Detective Inspector

Closing Date: Date:5th September 2014

Job title: Junior Service Technician

Job reference: IRC55526

Rank/Band: I

Number of Vacancies:

Location: Currently located at New Scotland Yard

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Band N Leading Service Technician

Period of Posting:

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.

Closing Date: none given and no contact name given

Job title: Network Support Technician

Job reference: IRC55522

Rank/Band: N

Number of Vacancies:

Location: Currently based at New Scotland Yard

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Secure Service Centre Network Manager - Band M

Period of Posting:

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

Closing Date: none given and no contact name given

Job title: DNA Intelligence Analyst. For further information please contact: Sarah Thompson on 711918.

Job reference: IRC56217

Rank/Band: P

Number of Vacancies:

Location: Lambeth HQ

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: DNA Services Manager

Period of Posting:

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. This post is also being advertised externally.

Closing Date:

Job title: Assistant DNA Intelligence Analyst. For further information please contact: Sarah Thompson on 711918.

Job reference: IRC56219

Rank/Band: Band E

Number of Vacancies:

Location: Lambeth HQ

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: DNA Intelligence Analyst

Period of Posting:

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.

Closing Date: