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Firearms Administrator

Firearms Administrator
OCC, Wymondham
Full (37 Hours) – Temporary for 2 years
Band C: £21,135 - £23,817
Friday 23 April 2021 at 5pm
Please quote Ref: L1794 on application form

Applications are invited for the above post at OCC Wymondham, to work as part of a team, with responsibility for risk assessment and decision making in relation to applications made for certificates issued under the Firearms Acts. 

This role is responsible for accurate data input and the process of renewing firearms certificates and permits,

Main duties include the evaluation and processing of applications, and advising members of the public and police personnel on firearms legislation and related issues.

The successful applicant will have proven communication and organisational skills, with an ability to assimilate large amounts of information and work to a high degree of accuracy.  The applicant should also have previous experience of using computer systems.

It is essential that applicants meet the following criteria:

  • Good keyboard skills and a working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Demonstrate good numeracy and literacy skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels and demonstrate good interpersonal skills
  • Experience of working effectively as part of a team
  • Ability to consistently achieve accuracy and quality standards in all aspects of administrative work showing careful attention to detail
  • Experience of prioritising and organising workloads to complete tasks within given deadlines

It is desirable that applicants meet the following criteria:

  • Previous office/administration experience
  • Trained in either or all PNC, CIS, CATS, PND

Role profile >> firearms_administrator_role_profile_-_dec_15.pdf

Hours of work are 37 per week Monday to Friday.  This post is offered on a temporary basis for 2 years.

Norfolk constabulary is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

Consideration will be given to whether the post can be delivered on either a part time or job share basis, in line with the organisational requirements of this role.

The recruitment criteria for all posts are subject to reasonable adjustment in line with the Equality Act 2010. 

Applications from at-risk staff will be prioritised and receive preference in any selection process.

Anyone who wishes to be considered for appointment should download an application pack and monitoring form as they must be submitted together.

These forms as well as application guidance notes are also available on the right hand side of the page in the Downloads section.

Please return completed applications by email to [email protected].