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Subject to the ongoing situation, it's essential that we continue recruiting safely. Therefore, interviews and communication will be virtual wherever possible and this will be communicated to you directly by the hiring manager.

Please also expect that advert closing dates and interview dates may change as required. We still continue to welcome applications for our current roles and wish you the best of luck with your application.

We would welcome applications especially for our most critical roles to ensure we're supporting our residents

Information Technician (CAD)

  • Reference:orbis/TP/11133/5404
  • Positions:2
  • Salary:£27,099 per annum
  • Category:Fire & Rescue
  • Contract type:Fixed term
  • Working hours:36
  • Posted on:8 January 2020
  • Closing date:26 January 2020
  • Directorate:Environment, Transport & Infrastructure
  • Location:Surrey Fire and Rescue Service Headquaters


This is a fixed term contract ending on 31st March 2020. From which time a new organisation structure will be implemented and posts offered for applications from April 2020.

About the role

Surrey Fire and Rescue Service has the responsibility of protecting over one million people who live in the 650 square miles of Surrey. The Service employs just under 700 people across the County in a variety of roles. Comprising both uniformed personnel and support staff, they all share one vision: With you, making Surrey safer.

The Community Intelligence Team is a small team who process and manage electronic information to safeguard Firefighers responding to operational incidents.

This role is to create and update CAD plans for use on Mobile Data Terminals fixed in all front line appliances. Accuracy and the production of quality information are key expectations of the role.You will be expected to play an active role in promoting firefighter and community safety (through provision of risk and resource information).

To be shortlisted to interview for this position your application will clearly evidence:

  • Experience of working with a corporate CAD package
  • Good observational skills and attention to detail
  • Organisation and ability to meet tight deadlines calmly and efficiently.

For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job profile.

Additional information

Contact details

For an informal discussion contact the team by e-mail:

Paul Ginty

Matt Hesketh

We look forward to receiving your application.

Additional information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 26th January 2020.

The role is flexible and we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop installed with the software required for your role will be provided. You will benefit from 24 days annual leave (pro rata), a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.


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  • Updated: 16 Jul 2020