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Life on the beat isn’t for everyone but that doesn't mean you can't work for Essex Police. If the helmet and boots aren't up your street, life as a member of police staff just might be. Your skills, experience and expertise could be what we're looking for.

Featured vacancies

Personal Assistant to the Chief Constable
£24,567 to £26,271 
Headquarters, Chelmsford

A vacancy has arisen for a Personal Assistant to work for the Chief Constable. You will be required to provide a full range of Executive Support duties to the Chief Constable and other Chief Officers as required. 

Read more about the 'Personal Assistant to the Chief Constable' role.

Digital Intelligence and Investigation National Coordinator
Essex Police Headquarters, Chelmsford
Full time, Fixed Term/Secondment opportunity for 12 months
£48,282 to £53,298

Are you interested in how policing develops in a digital age?  Do you want to be involved in shaping its future? Look forward to meeting and working with diverse people from across law enforcement, industry, academia and policy backgrounds?

If so then this role is for you.  An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated individual to undertake the role of national co-ordinator for digital intelligence and investigation. 

Read more about the 'Digital Intelligence and Investigation National Coordinator' role

Technical Capital Accountant
Great Dunmow Police Station
Full-time, Permanent
Salary £40,116 - £46,923

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an individual to undertake the role of Technical Capital Accountant.  We are looking for a highly motivated individual (CCAB qualified or qualified by experience), to join our small team in Great Dunmow (near Stansted Airport).

Read more about the Technical Capital Accountant role

Crime Bureau Operative
Full time shift work
Starting Salary £19,326 rising to £21,402 plus up to 20% shift enhancement depending on shift pattern
Essex Police Headquarters - Chelmsford

As a Crime Bureau Operative you will manage the secondary response to non-emergency crime and anti-social behaviour incidents reported to Essex Police.

Read more about the 'Crime Bureau Operative' role.

Force Control Room employment opportunities
Communications Officers – Call taking and Dispatch
30 hours per week (part time), 24/7 shift pattern based in Chelmsford.
Starting salary £17,763 (pro rata), plus 20% shift allowance, plus additional weekend working enhancements. There are also regular opportunities to progress to full-time hours.

The FCR is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and provides a service to the public of Essex wishing to contact the Police.

Working in FCR is both unpredictable and challenging, but is always worthwhile. A Communications Officer is trained to perform both aspects of the role, call handling and dispatch.

Read more about the 'Communications Officers' role.

Other vacancies

You can view all of our current vacancies on the e-recruitment website. Please note that the online recruitment system works best on desktop computers but will work on tablet devices as well.


You can register here to create a new profile (you will need a profile in order to apply for a job - doing this now will save you time when you want to apply for a job with us)


Login to view your profile and see your current applications.


Read the 'Applying and registering for jobs online' guide. It contains a lot of useful tips about the e-recruitment process. You may also find the 'Your Questions' pages helpful.

Please email the business centre if you have any difficulty viewing the correct role requirement (include job title of the role you're interested in).

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