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Job Vacancies

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.

Useful documents

Job title: The Specialist Crime and Operations Intelligence Development (SCOID) Team Leader - SCO 36

Job reference: IRC59133

Rank/Band: Substantive DS

Number of Vacancies: Two (2)

Location: Cobalt Square, however, deployments are pan London and beyond

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Intel Manager

Period of Posting: Two (2) years

Eligibility: Substantive DS

Closing Date: Monday 6th July 2015

Job title: PC/DC Investigator - SCO7 - International Strand

Job reference: IRC59075

Rank/Band: Substantive Constables or Detective Constables

Number of Vacancies: 22 plus 5 forecast. Operation Nexus currently has 18 vacancies which are suitable for both PC & DC applicants.International Assistance Units & Extradition Units have 6 DC vacancies. Please specify on your application, in order of preference which team you wish to apply for.

Location: Currently NSY but likely to be Central London when NSY closes

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Individual unit DS

Period of Posting: Two (2) years

Eligibility: Substantive Constables or Detective Constables

Closing Date: Monday 6th July 2015

Job title: Firearm Enquiry Officer - SC&O19

Job reference: IRC59161

Rank/Band: PC

Number of Vacancies: One (1)

Location: ESB - but will be required to work across MPS area

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: PS

Period of Posting: N/A

Eligibility: Substantive police officers

Closing Date: Tuesday 7th July 2015

Job title: Firearms Recovery Officer

Job reference: IRC59193

Rank/Band: P

Number of Vacancies: One

Location: Lambeth HQ, travelling primarily in SW London

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Forensic Firearms 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 and Agency Worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.

Closing Date: Tuesday 7 July 2015

Job title: Service Delivery Team Leader

Job reference: IRC59229

Rank/Band: D

Number of Vacancies: Two

Location: NSY - relocating to Marlowe House in 2015

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Service Delivery 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 and Agency Worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.

Closing Date: Thursday 9 July 2015

Job title: PNC Operator

Job reference: IRC59233

Rank/Band: E

Number of Vacancies: Minimum of three

Location: NSY - relocating to Marlowe House in 2015

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Service Delivery Team Leader

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 and Agency Worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.

Closing Date: Thursday 9 July 2015

Job title: Field Intelligence officer - Tactical development team - DPS

Job reference: IRC59131

Rank/Band: PC

Number of Vacancies: Four (4)

Location: ESB

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: DS

Period of Posting: 3 - 5 years

Eligibility: Substantive Police Constables

Closing Date: Friday 10th July 2015

Job title: Detective Constable - Directorate of Professional Standards - Specialist Investigations

Job reference: IRC59210

Rank/Band: DC

Number of Vacancies: Four

Location: Empress State Building

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Sergeant

Period of Posting: Minimum of two years

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Constables

Closing Date: Friday 10 July 2015

Job title: West Area Hub Resource Planner

Job reference: IRC59238

Rank/Band: E

Number of Vacancies: Two

Location: Empress State Building

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Resource Hub Sergeant

Period of Posting: Minimum two year tenure

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 and Agency Worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applicants.

Closing Date: Friday 10 July 2015

Job title: SIO Consultant on the Senior Investigative Faculty

Job reference: IRC58723

Rank/Band: L

Number of Vacancies: One

Location: Crime Academy, Hendon Training School

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Chief Inspector

Period of Posting: Three to five years tenure

Eligibility: You must be PIP 3 Accredited Senior Investigating Officers or have recent operational SIO experience in Serious & Organised Crime investigations

Closing Date: Tuesday 14 July 2015

Job title: NCTPFC / National Prisons Unit / NAT.F - CT Detective Chief Inspector SO/SCD

Job reference: IRC59142

Rank/Band: Detective Chief Inspector

Number of Vacancies: One

Location: NSY / Cobalt Square

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Superintendent

Period of Posting: Minimum of two years and maximum of five years (subject to performance)

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Chief Inspectors

Closing Date: Tuesday 14 July 2015

Job title: RED Day Intelligence Officer

Job reference: IRC59207

Rank/Band: D

Number of Vacancies: Three

Location: IG.01 - Cobalt Square, Vauxhall

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: PS / DS - Intelligence Manager

Period of Posting: Two to five years

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 and agency worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.

Closing Date: Wednesday 15 July 2015

Job title: Roster Administrator

Job reference: IRC59234

Rank/Band: E

Number of Vacancies: Three

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

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Band D - Roster Unit Supervisor

Period of Posting: Minimum two year tenure

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 and agency worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.

Closing Date: Wednesday 15 July 2015

Job title: Real Time Resource Co-ordinator

Job reference: IRC59236

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

Number of Vacancies: Two

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

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Real Time Resource Sergeant

Period of Posting: Minimum two year tenure

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 and agency worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.

Closing Date: Wednesday 15 July 2015

Job title: STT Police Inspector

Job reference: IRC59046

Rank/Band: Inspector

Number of Vacancies: Two

Location: RTPC - North Cluster

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: RTPC - North Cluster Chief Inspector

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: Substantive / Work Based Assessment Inspectors 

Closing Date: Thursday 16 July 2015

Job title: Service Delivery Team Leader

Job reference: IRC59248

Rank/Band: D

Number of Vacancies: Two

Location: Marlowe House, Sidcup (Autumn 2015)

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Service Delivery Manager (Band C)

Period of Posting: Minimum of two years

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 and agency worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.

Closing Date: Thursday 16 July 2015

Job title: Service Delivery Team Member

Job reference: IRC59251

Rank/Band: E

Number of Vacancies: Potentially eight

Location: Marlowe House, Sidcup (Autumn 2015)

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Service Delivery Team Leader (Band D)

Period of Posting: Minimum of two years

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 and agency worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.

Closing Date: Thursday 16 July 2015

Job title: Researcher

Job reference: IRC59283

Rank/Band: E - this post attracts a 12.5% shift allowance

Number of Vacancies: One

Location: Jubilee House, Putney, SW15 2PD

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Police Sergeant / Detective Sergeant

Period of Posting: Two to five years

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 and agency worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.

Closing Date: Thursday 16 July 2015

Job title: Intelligence Analyst and Manager

Job reference: IRC59211

Rank/Band: D

Number of Vacancies: One

Location: New Scotland Yard

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: DCI SCO 35 - Covert Human Intel Source

Period of Posting: Five years extendable to seven years upon reviews

Eligibility: The applicant will need to be an experienced intelligence analyst.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.

Closing Date: Friday 17 July 2015

Job title: Supervisor - Intelligence Bureau

Job reference: IRC59177

Rank/Band: Police Sergeant / Detective Sergeant

Number of Vacancies: Two - one immediate, the other an anticipated vacancy within four months

Location: Empress State Building

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Intelligence Manager (DI)

Period of Posting: Minimum of three years

Eligibility: Substantive Sergeants / Detective Sergeants 

Closing Date: Friday 17 July 2015

Job title: CTIRU Case Worker

Job reference: IRC59200

Rank/Band: Police Constable / Detective Constable

Number of Vacancies: Four

Location: New Scotland Yard, moving to Empress State Building during July 2016

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Sergeant

Period of Posting: Minimum of two years

Eligibility: Substantive Constables 

Closing Date: Friday 17 July 2015

Job title: RIPA Compliance Officer

Job reference: IRC59253

Rank/Band: D

Number of Vacancies: Two

Location: Cobalt Square, Vauxhall

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Band C - Head of Unit

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 and agency worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideraiotn of any other internal applications.

Closing Date: Friday 17 July 2015

Job title: Service Delivery Manager, Safeguarding, Production

Job reference: IRC59254

Rank/Band: C

Number of Vacancies: One

Location: New Scotland Yard, moving to Marlow House, Sidcup during September 2015

Staff Reporting: 15 Band D Police Staff

Reports to: Service Delivery Director - Band S

Period of Posting: Minimum two years

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 and agency worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.

Closing Date: Friday 17 July 2015

Job title: Detective Sergeant - Outside Enquiries

Job reference: IRC59289

Rank/Band: Detective Sergeant

Number of Vacancies: One

Location: Jubilee House, Putney, SW15

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Inspector - Investigating Officer

Period of Posting: Minimum of two years

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Sergeants

Closing Date: Friday 17 July 2015

Job title: Team Sergeant

Job reference: IRC59291

Rank/Band: Detective Sergeant / Police Sergeant 

Number of Vacancies: Two immediate vacancies (with a small select list open for 12 months)

Location: Currently NSY, but will move to another as yet unknown location in central London when the building closes

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Inspector

Period of Posting: Two years

Eligibility: Substantive Sergeants and those awaiting promotion on WBA

Closing Date: Friday 17 July 2015

Job title: Detective Constable - Outside Enquiries

Job reference: IRC59292

Rank/Band: Detective Constable

Number of Vacancies: One

Location: Jubilee House, Putney, SW15

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Sergeant - Outside Enquiries and Detective Inspector - Investigating Officer  

Period of Posting: Minimum of two years 

Eligibility: Substantive Detective Constables

Closing Date: Friday 17 July 2015

Job title: Met Intel RED 24/7 Duty Officer

Job reference: IRC59307

Rank/Band: Inspector (Uniformed / Detective)

Number of Vacancies: One immediate and select list for one pending

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

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: RED Met Intel Chief Inspector

Period of Posting: Two to five years

Eligibility: Substantive Inspector (Uniformed / Detective)

Closing Date: Monday 20 July 2015

Job title: Designated Detention Officer

Job reference: IRC59189

Rank/Band: E

Number of Vacancies: 80

Location: Vacancies across the MPS - applications are particularly sought from candidates able to travel to and work within the north west, north and north east of London. Very few vacancies exist central and south east of London.

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Custody Officer

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 and agency worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.

Closing Date: Wednesday 22 July 2015

Job title: Intelligence Analyst Manager

Job reference: IRC59211

Rank/Band: D

Number of Vacancies: One

Location: New Scotland Yard

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: DCI SCO35 - Covert Human Intel Source

Period of Posting: Five years, extendable to seven years upon reviews

Eligibility: The applicant will need to be an experienced intelligence analyst. 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 and agency worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.

Closing Date: Wednesday 22 July 2015

Job title: Laboratory Assistant Forensic Practioner

Job reference: IRC59242

Rank/Band: E

Number of Vacancies: Two

Location: Forensic Services, Science - Lambeth

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Band P (Forensic Scientist) or Forensic Practitioner

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 and agency worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.

Closing Date: Wednesday 22 July 2015

Job title: SCO19 ARV Sergeant

Job reference: IRC59250

Rank/Band: Substantive Sergeant

Number of Vacancies: Three

Location: One of three locations - Leman Street, Norfolk Row or Lillie Road

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Inspector SCO19 ARV

Period of Posting: Minimum of two years to maximum of seven years. Additional extensions subject to completion of further courses eg CTSFO, Firearms Instructor

Eligibility: Must have been ARV trained within the past three years (not excluded from any elements of training)

Closing Date: Wednesday 22 July 2015

Job title: SOIT Officer - Sexual Offences Investigative Technique 

Job reference: IRC59290

Rank/Band: Substantive Police Constable

Number of Vacancies: Twenty plus (including select list) - Central based at Holborn PS - NW based at ESB - NE based at Cam Road - SW based at Sutton PS - SE based at Lewisham PS

Location: Various locations, five regions

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Sergeant

Period of Posting: Two to five years

Eligibility: Substantive Police Constables subject to sucessfully completing four week SOIT course

Closing Date: Thursday 23 July 2015

Job title: Police Staff Investigator

Job reference: IRC59256

Rank/Band: D - this post attracts a 12.5% SDA

Number of Vacancies: Fifteen

Location: Empress State Building and New Scotland Yard

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Sergeant / Inspector

Period of Posting: Two years

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 and agency worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.

Closing Date: Friday 24 July 2015

Job title: Senior Authentication Manager

Job reference: IRC59275

Rank/Band: L

Number of Vacancies: One

Location: New Scotland Yard - future location not known

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Head of Secure Services

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 and agency worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.

Closing Date: Friday 24 July 2015

Job title: Core Desk

Job reference: IRC59285

Rank/Band: Detective Constable

Number of Vacancies: One

Location: At present New Scotland Yard - this will change in the near future to a location unknown at this stage but within central London

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Sergeant

Period of Posting: Two to five years

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 and agency worker applicants will be assessed first, prior to the consideration of any other internal applications.

Closing Date: Friday 24 July 2015

Job title: Reserve Intelligence Office Manager

Job reference: IRC59020

Rank/Band: D

Number of Vacancies: One

Location: Currently New Scotland Yard

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: DI Command Support

Period of Posting: Three to five years

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: Wednesday 29 July 2015