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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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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: Laboratory Assistant Forensic Practitioner (Forensic Examiner) NB These posts are also advertised externally.

Job reference: IRC56843

Rank/Band: Band E

Number of Vacancies: 7

Location: Specialist Forensic Services  Laboratory - Lambeth

Staff Reporting: None

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

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: MPS Wide.

Closing Date: Monday 1st September 2014

Job title: DC / PC Trident

Job reference: IRC56912

Rank/Band: DC/PC (DCs can apply for all jobs, PCs for CGU and Op Boa only) 

Number of Vacancies: 45: East Reactive x 7, East Proactive x 3, South Reactive x 7, North Proactive x 1, West Proactive x 1, CGU Enforcement Team x 21, CGU Partnership Team x 2, Op Boa x 3 

Location: Various: Shoreditch (East Reactive), Barking (East Proactive), Lewisham (South Reactive), Hendon (North Proactive), Jubilee House (West Proactive/ Central Gangs Unit / Op Boa)

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Sergeant

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: MPS Wide.

Closing Date: Monday 1st September 2014 

Job title: Coroners Officer

Job reference: IRC56909

Rank/Band: Band D

Number of Vacancies:

Location: Various locations - immediate locations St Pancras / Fulham

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Coroners Officer Manager

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: MPS Wide.

Closing Date: Monday 1st September 2014

Job title: Police Constable/Detective Constable Learning and Development Unit

Job reference: IRC56801

Rank/Band: PC/DC

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: NSY

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: A/Inspector Alison Smith

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: MPS Wide. Substantive Police Officers.

Closing Date: Monday 1st September 2014

Job title: Constable - Communications Intelligence Unit

Job reference: IRC56914

Rank/Band: PC/DC 

Number of Vacancies: 1 immediate with a select list

Location: Cobalt Square  

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Sergeant

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: MPS Wide. Substantive Constable.

Closing Date: Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Job title: Publicity & Rewards Administrator

Job reference: IRC56916

Rank/Band: Band E

Number of Vacancies:

Location: NSY

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Band D, Office Manager

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: MPS Wide

Closing Date: Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Job title: Forensic Pound Officer

Job reference: IRC56178

Rank/Band: E

Number of Vacancies:

Location: Perivale Car Pound

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Forensic Pound Manager

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: MPS Wide

Closing Date: Thursday 4th September 2014

Job title: Forensic Pound Officer

Job reference: IRC56184

Rank/Band: E

Number of Vacancies:

Location: Charlton Car Pound

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Forensic Pound Manager

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: MPS Wide

Closing Date: Thursday 4th September 2014

Job title: Safer Airport Team - Uniform Constable

Job reference: IRC56937

Rank/Band: Substantive Constable

Number of Vacancies: 2

Location: Polar Park, Heathrow

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Safer Airport Team Sergeant

Period of Posting:

Eligibility:

Closing Date: Thursday 4th September 2014

Job title: Team Member

Job reference: IRC56910

Rank/Band: PS/DS

Number of Vacancies:

Location: 10 Victoria Street

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Inspector 

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: Substantive PS/DS

Closing Date: Friday 5th September 2014

Job title: Team Member

Job reference: IRC56907

Rank/Band: PC/DC

Number of Vacancies:

Location: 10 Victoria Street

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Sergeant

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: MPS Wide. Constable applicants who have successfully completed a 12 month probationary period.

Closing Date: Friday 5th September 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: Friday 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: Friday 5th September 2014

Job title: Business Analyst

Job reference: IRC56906

Rank/Band: Band D

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: 10 Victoria Street

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: The role holder will report in to the structure of the BCT and ultimately to the NCTPHQ Programme Manager.

Period of Posting:

Eligibility:

Closing Date: Friday 5th September 2014

Job title: SDTL Garage desk Manager

Job reference: IRC56261

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

Number of Vacancies:

Location: Charlton Car pound, Bramshot Ave, Charlton SE7 7HY (travelling to other locations is part of the role)

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: SDM Contracts, compliance  and Garage desk

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: MPS Wide.

Closing Date: Monday 8th September 2014

Job title: SDTL Garage desk Manager

Job reference: IRC56321

Rank/Band: D - this post attracts 20% SDA

Number of Vacancies:

Location: Charlton Car pound, Bramshot Ave, Charlton SE7 7HY (travelling to other locations is part of the role)

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: SDM Contracts, compliance and Garage desk

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: MPS Wide.

Closing Date: Monday 8th September 2014

Job title: Constable CATO

Job reference: IRC56903

Rank/Band: DC/PC

Number of Vacancies:

Location: SO15 based at NSY (S15A)

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: CATO Sergeant 

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: MPS Wide.

Closing Date: Tuesday 9th September 2014

Job title: MetCC Total View Resource Planner

Job reference: IRC56650

Rank/Band: E

Number of Vacancies: 2

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

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Band D/Police Sergeant

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: MPS Wide.

Closing Date: Tuesday 9th September  2014

Job title: PND audit and compliance constable

Job reference: IRC57024

Rank/Band:  PC/DC

Number of Vacancies:

Location: Cobalt Square, 1 South Lambeth RD, London, SW81SU

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: PS Terry Hale

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: MPS Wide. Substantive Constables.

Closing Date: Wednesday 10th September 2014

Job title: Audit and Compliance Officer

Job reference: IRC56944

Rank/Band: PC/DC

Number of Vacancies: 2

Location: 10 Victoria Street

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Sergeant

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: MPS Wide

Closing Date: Friday 12th September 2014

Job title: Audit and Compliance Supervisor

Job reference: IRC56946

Rank/Band: PS/DS

Number of Vacancies:

Location: 10 Victoria Street

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Band C

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: MPS Wide. Substantive PS/DS

Closing Date: Friday 12th September 2014

Job title: Physical Security Standards

Job reference: IRC56945

Rank/Band: PC/DC

Number of Vacancies:

Location: 10 Victoria Street

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Sergeant

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: MPS Wide. Constables who have completed the 12 month probationary period

Closing Date: Friday 12 September 2014

Job title: Detective Inspector POD 3 SO15 Investigations

Job reference: IRC56802

Rank/Band: Detective Inspector

Number of Vacancies:

Location: NSY (moving location 2015)

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: DCI, Pod 3, SO15 Investigations

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: MPS Wide. Substantive Detective Inspectors.

Closing Date: Friday 12th September 2014

Job title: Sexual Exploitation Team

Job reference: IRC57026

Rank/Band: DC (inc. TDC)/PC

Number of Vacancies:

Location: At four locations across London, KV and ESB and locations in the North and South to be identified in the next 6 - 12 months. 

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Inspector

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: MPS Wide. Substantive Detective Constable and PC (This includes TDC)

Closing Date: Tuesday 16th September 2014

Job title: Evidence Collection & Storage Officer / Driver

Job reference: IRC56473

Rank/Band:

Number of Vacancies:

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: MPS Wide. YOU ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR THIS ROLE IF YOU HAVE APPLIED FOR IT IN THE LAST 6 MONTHS

Closing Date: Tuesday 16th September 2014

Job title: Intelligence Officer

Job reference: IRC56981

Rank/Band: PC/DC

Number of Vacancies:

Location: Cobalt Square

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Sergeant/Detective Sergeant 

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: MPS Wide. Substantive PC/DC

Closing Date: Tuesday 16th September 2014

Job title: DI - SO15 COUNTER TERRORISM COMMAND, COVERT ASSET SUPPORT UNIT.

Job reference: IRC56949

Rank/Band: Detective Inspector

Number of Vacancies:

Location: Cobalt Square

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: DCI SO15 CASU

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: MPS Wide. Substantive Detective Inspectors

Closing Date: Wednesday 17th September 2014

Job title: Admin Support

Job reference: IRC56943

Rank/Band: Band E

Number of Vacancies:

Location: 10 Victoria Street

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Band D

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: MPS Wide

Closing Date: Friday 19th September 2014

Job title: Audit and Compliance Officer

Job reference: IRC56942

Rank/Band: Band D

Number of Vacancies:

Location: 10 Victoria Street

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Band C

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: MPS Wide

Closing Date: Friday 19th September 2014

Job title: DC - SO15 National Terrorist Financial Investigation Unit (NTFIU)

Job reference: IRC57041

Rank/Band: Detective Constable

Number of Vacancies:

Location: ESB

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Sergeant

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: MPS Wide.

Closing Date: Thursday 25th September 2014

Job title: Detective Inspector - SO15 National Terrorist Financial Investigation Unit 

Job reference: IRC57042

Rank/Band: Detective Inspector

Number of Vacancies:

Location: ESB

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Detective Chief Inspector

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: MPS Wide. Substantive Detective Inspector.

Closing Date: Thursday 25th September 2014

Job title: ARV Constable

Job reference: IRC56984

Rank/Band: Constable

Number of Vacancies:

Location: Heathrow Police Station, Polar Park

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: ARV Team Sergeant

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: MPS Wide. Current ARV trained Police Constables

Closing Date: Friday 26th September 2014.

Job title: Traffic Constable

Job reference: IRC56971

Rank/Band: Police Constable - Uniformed

Number of Vacancies:

Location: Heathrow Police Station, Polar Park

Staff Reporting: None

Reports to: Team Sergeant

Period of Posting:

Eligibility: Substantive Constables

Closing Date: Friday 26th 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: