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Assistant Technical Officer

  • Location

    Dorset, England

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  • Salary:

    £9.82 - £10.31 per hour

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Our client is seeking an Assistant Technical Officer on an initial 4-month contract with the possibility of an extension.

Working Hours & Pay Rate:

Monday - Friday, 37 hours at £9.82 p/h PAYE.

Job Purpose:

  • Accountable to a Senior Technical Officer, supporting a discreet specialist / technical service area and providing a wide range of duties.
  • To provide specialist / technical support services, managing day to day running and resources of a designated technical support function.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Undertake a range of specialist / technical support activities, working to meet agreed objectives, priorities and deadlines and ensuring optimum use of resources.
  • Working with other specialists/ technical support staff investigate and deliver effective projects and/or services, from inception to completion.
  • Assist with public consultation, where appropriate and where directed, in accordance with the strategy.
  • Create, maintain, interrogate and input to financial, business support and administration systems, ensuring accurate input of data for each allocated project or service element.
  • Manage, monitor and update records and/or procedures regularly and issues requiring a decision or of concern brought to the attention of senior staff.
  • Operate in accordance with Quality, Health and Safety and Environmental Management Systems and other agreed procedures and ensure all Health and Safety requirements are met.
  • Assist, where directed, in the provision of staff training.
  • Prepare support information, for public inquiries, arbitrations, adjudications and similar events.
  • Assist in meetings with local Councillors, the community and the public on highway and transportation issues.
  • Any other lesser or comparable duties as required.

Skills & Experience:

  • BTEC National Certificate
  • NVQ Level 3
  • Able to analyse data and/or records.
  • Experience in the use of IT within the area of responsibility.
  • Experience of applying Health and Safety principles and working within Quality Management Systems

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