Radio Comms Technician

Information and Communications Technology
Band 2P, circa £22,444 per annum. Progression based on performance plus benefits.
Full Time

The role


Your task will be to undertake the day-to-day operation and control of all aspects of a single Force's radio communications infrastructure. You will be responsible for testing and delivery of radio related hardware. You will be expected to undertake routine maintenance of hardware and software to fulfil business requirements while maintaining continued operation of the Force's radio estate. You will need to ensure the security of the forces radio estate is maintained in line with Home Office guidelines.


The essentials


  • Able to understand how the application of radio technology impacts the Forces' Policing and business objectives and processes.
  • Able to work in a customer focused environment and part of a team. Must be flexible, adaptable, and able to solve problems while working systematically with little direct supervision
  • Good problem solving and trouble-shooting skills with the ability to think logically in a fast paced environment whilst maintaining high levels of accuracy
  • Good understanding of Service Level Agreements.
  • Must have capability to travel to different locations across both Forces and undertake all assignments in a timely manner. Due to the requirement to work flexibly, unsocial hours and personal safety for lone working; public transport may not be available or suitable at these times. For this reason a full UK driving licence is considered essential.
  • Must be able to work with computer applications from many suppliers.



As part of the Thames Valley Police family you will enjoy a fantastic range of benefits including 22-30 days annual leave per annum (plus Bank Holidays), flexible working conditions, performance related pay increases, a wide range of lifestyle discounts, career development opportunities and have the option to join a local government pension scheme. To view a full list of our benefits, please click the below link.


If you have not held residency in the UK for at least 12 months within the last 3 years, we will not be able to process an application from you.


If you are interested in applying for this role, please send your CV to quoting reference 16076.


If you have any queries please contact People Services Recruitment Department on 0845 2 66 66 77 – Option 1 (internal 301 6500) quoting the job reference number.


The closing date for enquiries and receipt of completed applications is Monday 26th August 2019.


Police Officers and Police Staff have access to a fantastic range of benefits, dependant on role, location and length of service. To view a full list of our benefits please click here


All posts require a level of Police Vetting as per the National Vetting Code of Practice. The residency requirement is necessary to enable all applicants to be checked in an equitable manner. Thames Valley Police will allow applicants to apply who do not necessarily reach the criteria as long as they have proven UK residency and supporting evidence where necessary. Applications will be considered on a case by case basis.

Thames Valley Police serves diverse communities; to truly reflect this, we are keen to recruit people from Black, Asian and other minority backgrounds. We value the knowledge and experiences that individuals bring from different cultures and welcome any contributions that can enhance the services we deliver to the public.

We believe in investing in all of our people, and run tailored Positive Action Initiatives to support our colleagues from underrepresented backgrounds in their personal and professional development, ensuring everyone has a level playing field to succeed, progress and feel fulfilled in their careers.

We will consider applications from flexible workers and look for job share opportunities where possible.

This opportunity is closed to applications.