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Departmental Civil Servants

Volume 488: debated on Friday 27 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence with reference to the information placed in the Library in relation to the Answer of 12 November 2008, Official Report, column 1175W, on departmental civil servants, what the job descriptions are for the job family classifications (a) business management and improvement, (b) corporate support, (c) engineering and science, (d) estates, (e) logistics and (f) security, health and safety. (258710)

The following tables show the lists of job codes contained in each job family:

(a) Business management and improvement

Job family

Job code

Business Management and Improvement


Audit and Assurance

Business Management

Performance Management

(b) Corporate support

Job family

Job code

Corporate Support

Administrative Support


Community Development Work

Community Service

Customer Services

Defence Export Services

Direct Military Support

Disposal Services



Occupational Psychology

Secretariat and Private Office

Statistical Analysis


(c) Engineering and science

Job family

Job code

Engineering and Science


AeroEng (Aero/Struct) Mech

AeroEng (Electronics/Avionics)

Chemical/Bio Science and Tech

Combat Systems Engineering

Computer Science and Engineering

Engineering Civ Apprentices

Land Sys Eng (Elec/Electronic)

Land Sys Eng (Struct/Mech)

Land Systems Eng (Weapons)

Marine Engineering

Naval Architecture

Nuclear Propulsion

Nuclear Weapons

Operational Analysis

Ordnance, Munitions and Explosives

Science and Technology Management

Science and Technology Policy


Systems Engineering

Technical (Trades)

Weapons Engineering

(d) Estates

Job family

Job code


Facilities Management


Building Surveying

Estate Advice

Estate Planning

Estate Surveying


Housing Customer Care

Quantity Surveying

Range Management

Site Estate

Soft Facilities Management

Town and Country Planning

(e) Logistics

Job family

Job code


Integrated Logistics Support

Logistics Management



Afloat Support Group

Configuration Management

Engineering and Technical Support

Inventory Management

Inventory Planning

Logistics (Trades)

Material Accounting

Platform Support Group

Port Operations

Postal and Courier

Salvage and Marine Operations

Storekeeping/Warehouse Ops

Supply Chain Mgt and Policy

(f) Security, health and safety

Job family

Job code

Security, Health and Safety

Safety Management

Fire Service


Armed Policing (MDP)

Business Continuity

Case Assessment

Criminal Investigation (MDP)

Customs and Immigration

General Policing (MDP)

IT Security

Marine Policing (MDP)

MGS Dog Handling

MGS Unarmed Guarding

Operational Support Unit (MDP)

Police Dog Handling (MDP)

Project Security Officer

Safety, Health, Environment and Fire

Security Advice

Security Management

Security Policy

Security Support

Sovereign Base Area Policing

Special Escort Group (MDP)