Print Technician

Hackney, London (Greater)
£24,135 - £26,136 per annum (Scale 5)
02 Oct 2017
22 Oct 2017
Full Time
Contract Type

Print Technician

£24,135 - £26,136 per annum (Scale 5)

Permanent – Full Time

Hackney is London's most diverse and dynamic borough. Stretching from the edge of the City, to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, it is an area of rapid economic growth, particularly in the tech, media, fashion and other creative industries. Hackney has more green space than any other inner London borough, some of the capital's best schools, and first class transport connections, which combined with excellent local public services and a thriving arts, cultural and retail sector, are fast making it one of London's most popular areas to live, work and visit. Our challenge is to make sure that our borough's economic growth provides benefits for everyone who lives here, and to create opportunities that will transform the lives of local people.

Hackney Council is looking for a Print Technician to join our Print Unit. The printed items the Council produces are one of the most important ways residents and others get information about our services. We handle requests for print materials from across the Council so we need someone who understands colour and mono digital production printing and finishing processes together with proven experience of mailing systems solutions that the Unit is developing as part of its service to the Council.

You will undertake all digital print work, using Canon printing equipment as well as carryout document manipulation. You will operate a wide variety of print production equipment and software. From time to time you will need to deal with documents that are sensitive or confidential.

You must be experienced with operating different printing equipment in a production environment where there will be varying levels of background noise. You will be IT literate and familiar with using Microsoft packages such as Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook and experience of a high volume digital printing and workflow systems. It is essential you have working knowledge of mail merge and bulk mailing solutions. If you are a team player, self-motivated, with an understanding of the print production process this may be a great opportunity for you.

At Hackney, we go that extra mile for our people. We offer a work environment which is stimulating, fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to develop professionally within a high profile organisation.

To apply, please visit our website.

It is essential that you attach a supporting statement, addressing how your skills, knowledge and experience would enable you to meet all aspects of the post, as indicated in the job description and person specification, you may wish to use Job Specification when structuring this.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 22 October 2017 (22:59 hrs)

We are passionate about equal opportunities and welcome a broad diversity of talent to apply.

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