IT Student, Carpenter House, Perth (PKC02508)

Perth and Kinross Council
£15,635 - £0 per year
14 Oct 2016
06 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

IT Student (Fixed Term until 31 July 2017) - PKC02508
£15,635 (7 hours 12 minutes per week)
Carpenter House, Carpenter Street, Perth

An opportunity has arisen for further education students currently studying towards a degree or equivalent qualification in an IT related discipline to gain experience working with Perth and Kinross Council’s Information Technology team. Successful candidates will be expected to be flexible in their approach and may be asked to support a number of projects / workstreams including hardware installs, desktop rollouts, VOIP telephony roll out and equipment audits. Applicants will be interested in applying / developing their IT support skills and knowledge and must be highly motivated, good team workers and capable of taking responsibility for challenging workloads.

Hours of work will be by agreement in advance and will be dependant on availability / service resource requirements / skillsets required to successfully take forward various IT projects and workstreams.

This post is a chance to gain work experience in a range of IT functions including first line support, hardware and software installations and ICT asset management.

It is recognised that candidate availability will be limited to University / College holiday periods.

The successful candidate will work effectively on a supply type basis dependant on availability / service resource requirements / skillsets required to successfully take forward various IT projects and workstreams.

Main Accountabilities

•Work within a team assisting in the installation, configuration, maintenance and support of ICT equipment, peripherals and standard software.
•Via an IT Helpdesk, provide first line support to log / prioritise / resolve incoming user queries and faults.
•Assist in the maintenance of the Council’s ICT asset register, including carrying out on site audits.
•System data input
•Undertake other duties allocated as and when required.
•Provide written and oral progress reports when requested

For further information about this position, please contact Tommy Millar on 01738 477322.

When completing your application for this post, please ensure you provide contact details (preferably e-mail addresses) for two referees. One should be your current or most recent employer.

Please APPLY ONLINE. Online facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross. If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please call 01738 475555 to discuss.

The Individual

As part of our safer recruitment measures, Perth & Kinross Council carries out rigorous checks on the right to work in the UK, qualifications, employment history, including references, and fitness to undertake the post.

Some jobs may have been traditionally carried out predominately by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements, irrespective of your gender.

See also:
IT Student - Job Profile.doc