Essex County Fire and Rescue Service


Systems and Data Officer (Spatial)

Permanent Contract

Working Hours:     37 hours per week 
Scale:                     SO1
Salary:                    £26,448 to £28,148 per annum
Location:                SHQ Kelvedon Park

As Systems and Data Officer (Spatial) you will play a key role in managing Essex Fire and Rescue Services Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Spatial Data and Gazetteer Management System. You will be part of the Performance and Data Team and you will take a lead on further developing our Cadcorp desktop GIS and web GIS. This work will require you to work with a variety of teams across the Service and get involved in projects being delivered as part of our programme for change 2020.

As well as managing and developing the systems you will be responsible for the provision, maintenance and promotion of spatial data, spatial analysis and mapping products across all areas of the Service.

You will be a highly motivated and enthusiastic self-starter with strong analytical skills and experience of working with complex data. Experience of working with Cadcorp Geographic Information Systems, Ordnance Survey data and Aligned Assets Gazetteer Management System are desirable for this post. You will possess strong IT skills particularly in Excel and SQL. Excellent interpersonal skills will be required to communicate effectively and professionally with staff at all levels within ECFRS and our customers whilst remaining polite and calm under pressure.

If you’d like to find out more about the role, contact Tracy on 01376 576252 for an informal chat.

Please note that the Service is undergoing a full review of the grading structure as part of a job evaluation project.  Therefore your pay could be reviewed once this phase is completed; it is anticipated that this will be by 1st September 2018

Essex Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Fire and Rescue Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

We are an equal opportunities employer who welcomes applications from everyone and values diversity in our workplace. A commitment to promoting diversity and developing a workplace environment where all staff are treated with dignity and respect is central to our recruitment process. All applications will be considered solely on merit.

To apply for this position please download the application form off our website at, contact us via email at or call us on 01376 576199 between 08.30-17.00 Monday to Thursday and 08.30-16.30 on Friday.

Completed application forms should be submitted to HR Support by email to or by post and addressed to HR Support, ECFRS Service Headquarters, Kelvedon Park, Rivenhall, Essex, CM8 3HB.

Closing Date –   Wednesday 21 March 2018
Interview Date –   Wednesday 4 April 2018


Site by Pingala Media