Experienced Detective Sergeant - Major, Serious and Organised Crime (MSOC)

C Division
Leeds, North West Area HQ (Peninsula, Manchester)
Detective Sergeant (DS)
Full Time

British Transport Police (BTP) police and protect 10,000 miles of track and 3,000 railway stations every day – a network that is at the heart of Britain’s community, commerce and industry. Join us and you’ll be providing specialist policing to a unique community in a unique environment, dealing with rewarding challenges that you won’t find in any other Force.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Detective Sergeant to transfer or re-join into our Major, Serious and Organised Crime (MSOC) team in Leeds or Manchester.

The successful Detective Sergeant will ensure that all investigations into serious and organised criminality are effectively investigated through the supervision of officers in order to detect crime, prepare case papers, and allow a considered decision to be taken about prosecution. You will agree individual case investigation plans, monitor and prioritise work, check the quality of case files to ensure balanced workloads and that all aspects of cases are properly covered enabling cases to succeed in court.

Please download the role profile and candidates information pack below for more details

Initial Eligibility Criteria

Before the BTP progresses your application, consideration will be given to a number of initial eligibility criteria. Therefore, please consider the following before completing an application:

  • Candidates must be substantive in the rank of Sergeant, or above
  • Candidates must be a PIP 2 Accredited Detective
  • Candidates must currently be serving in a Home Office force, or have served in a Home Office force within the previous two years
  • Candidates who have a current unsatisfactory performance review and/or a performance action plan in place may be rejected during the initial eligibility screening process
  • Candidates must have no current findings of guilt in respect of any disciplinary actions or complaints
  • All mandatory training must be up to date

You will not be eligible to apply if you have an existing CCJ or IVA outstanding against you. Applicants who have been registered bankrupt will not be considered. Failure to disclose any of the above will lead to your application being rejected.

Applicants with a criminal record will be reviewed on a case by case basis, but may be rejected from the process dependent on the date and nature of the conviction. You are encouraged to email recruitmentteam@btp.pnn.police.uk if you have any queries on previous convictions.

How to Apply

Please submit an online application form by clicking the Apply button, below.

Please be advised that we do not accept CV’s or prospective applications for areas not listed. All applications will be subject to a paper sift in line with the required competencies and criteria for the role.

This opportunity is closed to applications.