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Jobs at Aberdeenshire Council

A Career in ICT

It is a great time to have a career in technology and Team ICT is enthusiastic about supporting a workforce during a time of innovative change and increasingly flexible working initiatives.

We need people who are up-to-speed with the latest technical advancements, helping us provide the rock solid digital technology that is essential to a modern, efficient local authority. We also want people who understand that the customer must be at the centre of everything we do and can offer exceptional support through our customer-facing services.

Job are advertised on MyJobScotland and can be accessed through the Aberdeenshire Council website when vacancies arise and may include:

ICTSchool leavers

We currently support Modern Apprenticeship positions within Infrastructure Solutions, Technical Support and the Application Support teams.

Candidates should be educated to National 5 standard with passes in Maths, English and preferably an IT related subject.

Student Placements

We regularly take students during their placement year.  We currently have posts operating within Project Management, Application Solutions, Technical Support and the Infrastructure team.

Qualified staff

We employ staff with advanced ICT subject related qualifications at HNC, HND, degree and post graduate level.

For those looking for college or University qualifications, Aberdeen University and Robert Gordon University offer a range of computing courses at degree level while North East Scotland College offers computing courses at HNC and HND.

Senior positions

As well as appropriate qualifications and evidence of personal development, a previous background and experience in providing ICT services is clearly an advantage when applying for more senior positions that carry a greater responsibility.

Working in ICT at Aberdeenshire Council

Positions within ICT are demanding, require good interpersonal skills, great problem solving abilities and a high level of initiative. Our employees are customer focused, committed and care about the quality of service they deliver.

There are a variety of roles, offering support to the Council in areas such as:

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Technical Support
Project Management
Applications Solutions
Information Security
Infrastructure Solutions
Service Development
Applications Support
Information Management

Career Opportunities

Aberdeenshire Council is committed to developing staff in technical and line-management roles, to ensure appropriate skill levels and to provide opportunities for career enhancement.

We offer a Professional Development Scheme that targets specific training opportunities for individuals. A half day every month is also allocated for training purposes, allowing staff to develop their skillset.

Women in the Workplace

Nationally, only 17{131097797809090a64b17b5654a4c7a54525319a14aa89a10ac5f9a95a15126b} of IT professionals are women. At Aberdeenshire Council, around 25{131097797809090a64b17b5654a4c7a54525319a14aa89a10ac5f9a95a15126b} of our staff are women. We are proud of our record of employing and supporting female colleagues and are committed to ensuring equal opportunities for all.


For further information contact:

ICT Service Development Co-ordinator
Woodhill House
Westburn Road
AB16 5GB

Telephone: 01467 536119
Email: sara.reid@aberdeenshire.gov.uk