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About Essex Police

Essex Police operates across an area of 1,420 square miles and has an estimated population of 1,468,200 (2018). Essex borders the counties of Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire and Kent and four London boroughs.

The county is home to 14 districts; Harlow, Epping Forest, Brentwood, Basildon, Castle Point, Rochford, Maldon, Chelmsford, Uttlesford, Braintree, Colchester, Tendring, Thurrock and Southend. There are two airports – Southend and Stansted and two major ports – Harwich International Port and the Port of Tilbury.

Estate Services is a multi-disciplinary team responsible for the maintenance and development of the estate portfolio for Essex with a variety of Operational (non-residential) and residential buildings. The diverse, broad and complex nature of buildings presents many demanding challenges and provides for a rich mix of activities supported by a multi-faceted team of professionals.

The team makes a positive and significant contribution to the Police Estate in Essex by sharing organisational vision and aspiration in providing, developing and maintaining a physical built environment which contributes to the delivery of policing to the public.

Working alongside the Police Fire and Crime Commissioner in Essex, significant work is being undertaken to refine the core strategy for the Estates focus including:

  • Delivery of accommodation which responds to the demands of modern policing whilst delivering value for money for the people of Essex
  • Ensuring a sustainable estates legacy for the people of Essex into the future
  • Delivery of a flexible estate that responds to the changing demands of modern policing and maximises operational performance
  • Improving space utilisation, moving to an 85% space efficiency
  • Supporting the multiple demands of mobile policing

Some of the benefits of working with us are:

  • Free parking at many of our sites
  • Discounts at a variety of shops, restaurants and excursions via our Sports and Social Association
  • A flexible workforce: this position may be suitable for part time working subject to continuity and resourcing being achieved
  • Unique working environment supporting the delivery of key policing services throughout Essex
  • Enrolment onto the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Ongoing training, development and promotion opportunities
  • Support and advice from our staff associations
  • Access to health services via our Occupational Health and Welfare team including external Employee Assistance Programme
  • On site gym facilities at number of our stations

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