Role: Digital Forensic Technician
Department: Specialist Crime Services (SCS)
Location: Churchill Way
Salary: Band C (£22,599 - £25,278)
Hours: 37 (Various posts on offer)
Contract Type: Permanent
Provide effective technical support to the Digital Forensics Unit (DFU) through the capture and processing of digital evidence from devices, utilising forensic software and techniques.
Due to departmental expansion, an exciting opportunity has arisen within the digital forensics unit for digital forensic technicians. These are new posts and the post holders will provide effective technical support to the digital forensics unit and will capture and process digital evidence from devices.
The post is suitable for both graduates and people who have a technical interest in the digital field. Previous experience in digital forensics is not required and full training is provided.
Key responsibilities include:
Due to the nature of the work undertaken by unit, the successful candidate will require physical and emotional resilience to be able to deal with material of a distressing nature including Child Sexual Abuse Imagery on a regular basis.
Skills and experience:
For further information relating to the role and tasks of this position, please refer to the attached role profile.
We offer generous entitlements and supportive policies to enable a better work-life balance, some of which are listed below:
Applicants must meet the minimum requirement checkable history criteria, which must be taken into account for individuals applying to work with South Yorkshire Police in any capacity. A minimum checkable history of 5 years is required for this role and successfully undergoing recruitment vetting procedure is a pre-requisite of employment with South Yorkshire Police.
Appearance & Standards:
All tattoos and piercings must be in line with South Yorkshire Police’s Appearance and Standards policy. Tattoos visible on your face, neck, hands or head are not permitted. Any tattoos which could be deemed inappropriate or cause offence will also not be accepted. If you have tattoos, you will need to make a declaration at the time of application.
Wednesday 8th December 2021 at 23:55
Closing dates are not normally extended, other than in exceptional circumstances and agreement is made with the Talent Acquisition Manager, Recruitment and the Line Manager for the role.
Contact point for applicants:
For further information about the role, please contact Amanda Thomas/DI Mark Nicholson-Gee on 0114 2963880. Please do not contact this number for an application form.
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Diversity & Inclusion:
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