Naperville Police Department, Illinois

Job Description

The City of Naperville’s Police Department seeks a Digital Evidence Technician to maintain and process digital media for the Police Department and manage the complete suite of video media systems. The position is responsible for managing system security, maintenance, storage, retrieval, transfers, copying, dissemination, and destruction of digital media according to legal and policy requirements. This full-time, civilian (non-union) position works an 8-hour shift Monday – Friday.Duties

The Digital Evidence Technician processes all formats of digital media, extracting relevant evidence; prints photographs and copies video and audio tapes; operates and maintains digital media equipment; prepares paperwork and items of evidence for laboratory requests and transports evidence to and from labs. The position receives, maintains, and provides for proper disposition of evidence and property according to established procedures and arranges for and document final disposition of evidence and property. Additionally, the Digital Evidence Technician performs data entry to maintain computerized chain of evidence for each property or evidence item and conducts inventory of all items held by the unit; responds to citizen and other governmental agencies pertaining to evidence, property and court orders; provides assistance to internal and external customers; and coordinates with the DuPage and Will County States Attorneys, Illinois Attorney General, and federal prosecutors officers to provide digital evidence.

Associate’s degree (Bachelor’s degree is preferred) OR at least two years of experience in forensics, evidence or records management is required. Specialized training in photography and digital photography is required. Preferred candidates will also have specialized training in computerized/digital evidence retrieval. All candidates must possess a valid Illinois Class D driver’s license and will be required to successfully pass a polygraph test as well as a post-offer drug screen.
Skills in digital media extraction are necessary, and strong organizational, time management and multi-tasking skills are a must. Selected candidate must have strong communication skills (both verbal and written) and have the ability to work well with other government personnel.
 Additional Information

The City of Naperville, Illinois is a dynamic community of 148,000 residents, conveniently located 28 miles west of Chicago.  Various publications have named Naperville as one of the best cities in the United States in which to live.  The City has gained national recognition for our family-friendly environment, excellent schools and library system, low crime rate, and vibrant downtown area.  It’s also a great place to work!  Our municipal government employs over 900 dedicated individuals in a wide range of job categories and provides a dynamic & collaborative working environment, a forward-looking leadership team, and a competitive benefits package.
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The City of Naperville complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Individuals needing accommodations in the recruitment process should notify Human Resources in advance at (630) 305-7066.

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