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Senior Technical Officer - Communications Group, Operational Communications & Information Command, Potts Hill - NSW Police Force

Organisation/Entity: Specialist Operations
Job Category:
  • Information and Communications Technology | Communications Technician
Job Location:
  • Sydney Region / Sydney - West
Job Reference Number: 00005V9T
Work Type: Full-Time
Number of Positions: 1
Total Remuneration Package: $104,090 includes salary ($94,327 - $94,327), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
Contact: (02) 9780 0570 - Inspector Peter Brown - Commander, Metropolitan Wireless Network Services
Closing Date: 28/01/2018 - 11:59 PM

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  • Senior Technical Officer Grade 3
  • Ongoing Full-time
  • Potts Hill
APPLICATIONS CLOSE: SUNDAY 28 JANUARY 2018 at 11.59 pm
 
JOB NOTES:

Essential requirements - applicants must:
  • hold a current driver’s licence with no traffic offences recorded on their driving history within the last six (6) months or NSW Police Force Bronze Certification;
  • have tertiary qualifications in electronics and/or communications technology or equivalent industry experience and;
  • have experience in developing solutions and/or the use of computer software for prototype in-house design and cabling of rack systems, testing and commissioning of custom installations
To be eligible to apply for this permanent role, you must meet one of the following status:
  • an Australian Citizen
  • a permanent Australian resident or citizen of New Zealand
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

When preparing your application: 
  • Your application must stand on its own merits.
  • If you do not demonstrate how you meet the Target Questions for this role, you will not proceed through to the Selection Process.
  • The completeness and relevance of your application will determine if you are called for an interview. 
For your application to be considered, you must:
  • Give written responses addressing each of the Target Questions in the text boxes provide in the online Application. Please limit your response to no more than 300 words per question.
  • Attach a cover letter and up-to-date Resume/CV to your application.
Please do not attach copies of Qualifications, Certificates or documentation (other than a Resume/CV) - you can bring these if called for interview. 

Prior to commencement, the successful candidate(s) will be required to undergo a National Police (criminal history) Check and will also be required to obtain and maintain a Security Clearance as determined by the NSW Police Force at the level appropriate to the role held and/or information/data accessed. For further information on the Security Clearance process click here


Applications can only be submitted electronically online via the I Work for NSW website.

For information on applying for roles with the NSW Police Force click here


To view or download the Role Description click here

Please note: 
  • Do not delete any files from your I Work for NSW candidate profile that you upload as part of your application until you know the outcome of any job for which they are relevant.
  • If you delete a file from your candidate profile that is marked "relevant" for a job application then the contact officer will not be able to see the file as a part of your application.

Responsibilities

The Senior Technical Officer provides design and development assistance to support product development and operational activities within the NSW Police Force.

 

Key accountabilities

  • Design and manage set-up activities for ICT devices, and systems and monitor their performance to limit or prevent loss of service to end users.
  • Provide engineering expertise to support the business unit's research and development of technical systems and equipment.
  • Create and maintain support documentation to assist others in restoring services and reduce the impact of unplanned outages.
  • Liaise with project clients and provide professional advice and technical assistance as required.
  • Implement allocated jobs as directed and ensure work is tracked accurately via the business unit's job database.
  • Assist other technical officers to coordinate and provide technical support to specialist and operational commands and business units and to designate covert evidence gathering areas.
  • Assist with the maintenance of safety standards and risk minimisation of all activities within the business unit's workshop.
  • Utilise appropriate tools and methods to address user support queries and return the users technical equipment, systems and network to optimum efficiency. 

Key challenges

  • Keep abreast of continuously evolving and complex technological advancements.
  • Work on complex projects ensuring client expectations are met in relation to performance, timeliness and cost.
  • Learn and use specialised computer software and/or hardware relevant to the role.

 To view or download the Role Description click here


Key Application Responses

When preparing your application: 

  • Your application must stand on its own merits.
  • If you do not demonstrate how you meet the Target Questions for this role, you will not proceed through to the Selection Process.
  • Response to questions should be no more than 300 words.

  • The completeness and relevance of your application will determine if you are called for an interview.

Target Question 1:

Provide an example of your direct involvement and high level experience in digital conventional radio technologies, which must include one or more of the following: Digital trunking networks, back haul linking technologies, microwave, RF Links, VOIP and/or satellite. 


Target Question 2:

Provide an example of your experience and understanding of IP broadband networks and how routers and switches are utilised in networks. 


Also provide your knowledge of these networks and how they relate to Communications Centre architecture and associated subsystems.