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PS/926/BCH - ICT Network Engineer (S) - ICT / Infrastructure

Hertfordshire Constabulary
Headquarters, WGC, Herts
Closing date
28 Jun 2022

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SC, CTC, None / Undisclosed
Policing, Counter Terrorism
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This post attracts a market rate supplement currently calculated at 10.9% of the base salary. Supplements are reviewed periodically and can change.

A great opportunity has arisen to join a growing support team as a Network Engineer within the BCH (Beds, Cambs & Herts) ICT Department. Join the exciting and dynamic world of policing and contribute towards making Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire and a safer place.

Based at Hertfordshire Police HQ, Welwyn Garden City this full-time, permanent position offers flexibility in working locations in the form of a hybrid working model, subject to a successful initial probationary period.

This is an exciting role with exposure to a wide range of project and development activities, delivering business change as well as day to day reactive incident and service request resolution, whilst ensuring all tasks are prioritised in line with departmental requirements.

You'll demonstrate your experience in networking technology to configure, maintain and support data center environments (DC), local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), wireless networks (Wi-Fi) as well as network load balancer technologies and multi-vendor security appliances. You'll also support the department's strategic move towards adopting and maintaining a variety of cloud platforms and services.

Through daily monitoring and management of the BCH Network Infrastructure you'll ensure high levels of service availability and performance. You'll proactively prevent and reactively resolve any faults or failures identified through automated or manual monitoring and ensure any procedures or corrective actions are documented.

You must be an effective team player, organised and highly motivated, understanding the importance of flexibility, effective communication, and collaboration in order to work efficiently with colleagues located in different office locations across the BCH estate as well as working remotely.

We support our team in maintaining an in-depth level of up-to-date IT industry and technical awareness specifically in the data networking field.

Further information can be obtained from Rob MacInnes (BCH Networks, Southern Team Leader) via

Please Note a full Driving License is essential, along with the ability to pass appropriate vetting requirements.

All internal applicants must have successfully completed their probationary period in order to apply for this role.

Internal applicants within Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary or Hertfordshire Constabulary (BCH), should upload their CV or a completed 'Staff internal role summary' form (if you do not have a current CV), which can be found in the vacancy documents below. We strongly recommend that where possible, a CV is provided to ensure that your full experience and employment history is demonstrated. Please note you will be required to provide a statement no more than 500 words against the entry requirements as stipulated in the role profile.

External applicants should ensure that their current CV is uploaded and provide a statement no more than 500 words against the entry requirements as stipulated in the role profile. To ensure the recruitment process is fair and equal, please do not include personal details on your CV other than your name.

This vacancy is live to those at risk of redundancy and will remain open to redeployees until the conditional offer stage throughout the recruitment process. Any redeployee that wishes to apply should apply through the Redeployment Portal and provide a statement no more than 500 words against the entry requirements only. Please see attached role profile for guidance. Redeployees will take priority over other applicants at any point during the recruitment process up until conditional offer.

This force is a Disability Confident Leader. Should you require any workplace adjustments for your recruitment journey with us which you have not informed us of, please contact us on 01438 757777 or email us on and we will be happy to support you. If you have a disability and you meet the minimum criteria for the position you are applying for, you will be entitled to an interview under the 'Offer an Interview Scheme'.

Everyone at BCH (Beds Police, Cambs & Herts Constabularies) take personal responsibility to help create an inclusive workplace, where police officers and staff respect one another, feel valued for their differences and can be themselves. We are committed to providing reasonable adjustments, wherever needed so everyone feels welcome and can flourish.

It is recommended that you download and store a copy of the role profile as this will no longer be available once the advert has closed. We try to speak to our applicants however, we may receive a high number of applications that can delay our response. Please assume that you have not been shortlisted for the role if we have not responded 4 weeks after the closing date.

All applications must be submitted through our online recruitment website by clicking the apply button below.


Round the clock more than 3,600 police officers and police staff work hard to provide a policing service to the public of Hertfordshire, supported by more than 300 Specials.

Together we look at where we can make the most difference to improving the quality of everyone's lives, and creating a safer Hertfordshire.

In our work we put our communities first - we want to be there when victims need us the most and when criminals don't. But, most importantly, we want people to be safe and feel safe whether they are in their homes, on the streets or at work in our county.


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01438 757 777
Police Headquarters
Stanborough Road
Welwyn Garden City
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