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An experienced Network and Telecoms Officer is needed to join our team at Central Bedfordshire Council based in Shefford.
This is a hybrid role. You will be working from home and any CBC offices, including Priory House, Shefford. You will be expected to attend a CBC office location on a monthly basis and as needed to carry out your role.
You will administer our current converged telephony system and provide support for our network services. As this is a six month contract, you will need to deliver from day one.
This is a great time to join us on our journey.
Central Bedfordshire is an ambitious authority, determined to be an exemplary one. Our strategic location and high quality of life mean we are one of the fastest-growing areas in the country.
As a council, we face the same challenges every business does - investing in the right places and delivering great results. Except for us, it’s all about our 289,000 residents. We’re totally focussed on helping to improve their lives and making Central Bedfordshire a great place to live and work.
About the Role
Through the continued growth in Central Bedfordshire’s digital footprint, we have a great opportunity for an experienced network and telecoms officer within the Council’s IT team.
You will have current experience working in a high-pressure IT department in a network / Telecoms role, demonstrating experience administering telephony solutions and network project support. A confident and clear communicator, you are keen to work with stakeholders across the council.
As well as joining a friendly, dedicated, and hardworking team you will have access to numerous benefits, including:
A hybrid working arrangement gives you the option to work from home and access any CBC office location. We recognise and value the importance of supporting our employees to balance their home and work life and to be able to work in the most efficient way
A £250 one-off hybrid worker payment to help you adapt your home for safe and suitable working conditions
A comprehensive IT package to support you in working safely and effectively
The ability to work abroad for up to a month a year
Generous family-friendly policies and practices
A welcoming and inclusive environment that empowers differences
Friendly and supportive staff networks
Annual leave allowance 24 days + statutory holidays rising to 31 days with length of service.
Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS). This is a valuable part of our rewards package for employees and includes Life Assurance
An exceptional Employee Assistance Programme which helps support employees with workplace changes as well as other work, family and personal issues
A huge variety of courses and role-specific training and learning to help you succeed and develop
Access to discounts on top UK retailers and local retailers
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Candidates with previous experience or job titles including; Network Officer, Network and Telecoms Officer, CCNP, CCNA, Telephony engineer, Azure networking, F5, Microsoft Teams, Cisco, Brocade, Networking, Wireless Networking, Wireless Surveyor, Technical Engineer, 3rd Line Support Engineer may also be considered for this