BC Local Government Job Posting Service
Forensic Video Technician
The Delta Police Department, one of the most respected police departments in Canada, is based in the richly diverse community of Delta, BC. Our core values of Honour, Integrity, Courage and Trust are the basis of our leadership philosophy and drive our commitment to the community. Every employee and volunteer with Delta Police Department is expected to be a leader by living our core values in all that we do.
British Columbia [BC]
Forensic Video Technician
Civilian Police Staff
Nature and Scope of Work
A Forensic Video Technician is responsible for supporting police investigations through video extraction, processing and analysis, and supporting video technology and techniques for proactive departmental initiatives. This position will handle a diverse range of video evidence for investigation and court purposes, while also providing a variety of clerical support to staff in the Forensic Unit, time permitting. Considerable independent judgement and action is exercised in the technical aspects of the work, and performance is reviewed in terms of quality and adherence to established procedures and policies. Duties of a Forensic Video Technician include, but are not limited to:
- Receiving and converting video evidence for review, investigation and court disclosure purposes; performing technical level forensic video analysis of same; capturing still images from video sources, digitally enhancing images and preparing materials and reports to support criminal investigations and subsequent court proceedings.
- Extracting video evidence from off-site premises or exhibits; and performing audio and video editing and vetting.
- Appearing in court to present testimony on any work performed; preparing audio and video evidence for investigative or court purposes and providing opinion evidence; converting video to other formats for evidentiary disclosure, suitability, presentation and archiving.
- Preparing and maintaining related files and documentation; safeguarding, handling and recovering evidence from various devices and media.
- Providing clerical support and performing a variety of clerical tasks; preparing and maintaining various documents and files for the Forensic Unit.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Considerable knowledge of forensic imaging and video conversion techniques, practices, procedures and equipment related to the work performed.
- Sound knowledge of the rules, regulations and policies governing the Forensic Unit’s activities.
- Sound knowledge of modern office methods and procedures including the operation of applicable computer equipment, software and applications.
- Ability to review, perform technical level analysis, enhancement, editing, recovery, still image capture, conversion and concealment of a wide variety of video evidence.
- Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing and to provide testimony in court in relation to the work performed.
- Ability to prepare videos and images for disclosure and presentation and to prepare and maintain documentation and files related to the work.
- Ability to act as a resource and provide guidance regarding technical level forensic video analysis and to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with other employees and representatives of other law enforcement agencies.
- Ability to operate equipment and software used in the work, including but not limited to Adobe Premier Pro, iNPUT-ACE, Amped Five Pro, Sorenson Squeeze, VerifEye, and others.
Desirable Training & Experience
- Completion of a diploma program in a related field supplemented by specific technical courses related to the work plus some related experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Required Licences, Certifications and Registrations
- Driver’s License for the Province of British Columbia.
- Law Enforcement & Emergency Services Video Association (LEVA) Certification – Level I and Level II.
Every employee with the Delta Police Department is expected to uphold our Core Values. An enhanced security clearance (which involves several stages) will be part of the selection process. The clearance must be maintained throughout employment.
Hours of Work
35-hour work week, standard hours 0800-1600 Mon-Fri. Note that in emergency situations some evening/weekend and call-out work is required.
$32.25 - $37.97 per hour
Posting Closing Date
Location: Delta, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Police Services
Posted: February 8, 2019, 12:32 pm
Expires: February 22, 2019, 4:30 pm