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Digital Evidence Technician, Thames Valley, circa 23K

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Digital Evidence Technician, Thames Valley, circa 23K

Post Posted: Jan 17, 19 14:39


Located at Aylesbury, Banbury, Loddon Valley (Reading), Milton Keynes, Oxford and Slough

11 posts - two vacancies at each location and one at Loddon Valley

Applications are invited for a number of new exciting opportunities within the Crime Scene Investigation Unit. In this varied role you will support the recovery of digital evidence by handling, screening, triaging and logging exhibits; this will involve dissembling digital devices and using software applications to forensically acquire data.

The work of the Unit is extremely demanding and directly involved in supporting the investigation of various crimes across the whole of the Thames Valley Police area. You will ensure that early examination of exhibits occurs to determine the best course of action in any case using a comprehensive triage process to identify those exhibits suitable for further analysis. This can involve material or images of a distressing nature.

The successful candidate will have practical experience and knowledge of computer hardware and software together with a good standard of education, including numeracy and literacy skills. You will be able to work with minimal supervision and administer your own workload. The ability to produce accurate contemporaneous records is essential.

You must have capability to travel to different locations across the Force and undertake all assignments in a timely manner; being available to work some evenings and weekends, when required. Due to the requirement to work flexibly, unsocial hours and personal safety for lone working, public transport may not be available or suitable at these times. For this reason, a full UK driving licence is considered essential.

Along with all other posts in Force Crime, Intelligence and Specialist Operations Departments, this role will require an enhanced level of vetting.

Selection will take the form of a panel interview and knowledge test involving a practical element.

If you have any queries please contact People Services Recruitment Department on 0845 2 66 66 77 (internal 301 6500) quoting reference 15406.

The closing date for enquiries and receipt of completed applications is Sunday 10th February 2019