Web Developer Job with York City Council

As more and more of our clients use digital media, York City Council is looking for a Website Setup Agent to join our small but large web services team and undertake aspects of PHP coding and development.

Putting residents first, we provide high quality and responsive services using modern technologies; we want to continue to develop our websites so that they are easy to use and more customer-focused.

This varied and interesting role offers opportunities to work in a changing, dynamic and growing environment, on innovative projects.

You will use your creativity and innovative spirit to find solutions that support the development of business workflows.

Key skills and experience required;

We are looking for someone with a minimum of one year of experience developing custom business

process and system integrations, using their specialized technical knowledge.

We are looking for candidates who have excellent attention to detail and strong PHP skills (knowledge of Symfony framework, Twig, MySQL is also required, as well as an understanding of HTML5, CSS3, Javascript).

You will need to work with our existing content management software and systems and have a good working knowledge of web services and version control, ideally with a good understanding of W3C standards.

In addition, the successful candidate will have;

  • Communication confidence, with the ability to express complex ideas concisely and understandably for people of all abilities.
  • Strong configuration skills and the ability to make positive decisions, based on your technical knowledge and knowledge of data processing and integrations.
  • Demonstrated experience in querying core business business information processes; you will champion the role played by effective digital processes within a large organization and have an understanding and appreciation of the benefits of using content management systems (CMS), customer relationship management (CRM) , master data management (MDM) and geographic data. information systems (GIS).

If you have a positive attitude towards collaborative working and are looking for a new challenge, to develop your career, or are interested in the diversity of work that a local authority could offer, then we welcome your candidacy.

This role is based in West’s offices and includes working from home.

At this time, due to the impact of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, some of our employees are working remotely from home, but a return to a combination of remote and physical working from Council offices is planned. in a close future.

As a newcomer, your contract location will be the designated council office for your team. Your working arrangements will vary depending on your department and role, as well as current government guidelines. For many roles, there will be more opportunities in the future for remote and hybrid working. However, with this comes the expectation that as workplaces open up, there will likely be an ongoing and occasional requirement to travel to the workplace.

As this role is open to the public, candidates will be required to demonstrate, in an interview, their ability to converse and provide advice and guidance to members of the public, in spoken English at CEFR level C2: Can express themselves spontaneously at length with a natural conversational flow, avoiding or returning to any difficulty so easily that the person they are conversing with is barely aware of it.

The Council is committed to investing in the talent and well-being of our staff and can offer a generous annual leave allowance, access to the local government pension scheme, comprehensive health and well-being initiatives and a rewards package that recognizes your contribution. We can offer flexible work practices, community involvement and volunteer activities and, as part of our commitment to you, promote continuous learning and development. In addition, we also offer a growing range of discounts, rewards and savings.

For more information or an informal discussion, please contact Paula Wilkinson (web manager) at paula.wilkinson@york.gov.uk or 01904 551597.

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