West Virginia State Police – Charleston

Digital Forensic Analyst

Closes: 09/01/2020

West Virginia State Police/Digital Forensic Analyst (Information Systems Analyst 1)/Troop 0-Huntington, WV/Cabell Co. – ***SALARY: $36,779-$68,041 (Pay Grade 17) Job is posted until position is filled *** Under general supervision, the Digital Forensic Analyst performs the identification, collection, analysis and retention of digital evidence from criminal investigations. The position may perform entry level technical tasks of installing, implementing and maintaining computers and software that have multiple applications. The analyst may specialize in an area of technical expertise, such as data communications, hardware support, software support, forensic examinations and criminal investigations. The analyst provides technical guidance and assistance to investigators to prevent data and equipment damage. Additionally, the analyst provides training to law enforcement personnel on computer examination and investigative techniques. The analyst provides courtroom testimony relating to casework performed. Performs related work as required.

How To Apply: https://www.wvsp.gov/employment/Documents/civilianapp.pdf(Download PDF reader)

Click the link above to the Civilian Employment Application.

All applicants must send a paper copy of the application to:
West Virginia State Police                 
Human Resources Section       
725 Jefferson Road
South Charleston, WV 25309

Potential applicants for all positions are subject to a thorough background investigation.

Job is posted until position is filled.

This job opportunity is not in the classified service and is not covered under the Administrative Rule of the WV Division of Personnel. Therefore, online applications are not accepted for this position. Interested persons must apply directly to the hiring agency as indicated above.
Minimum Qualifications

Training: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university. Equivalent Combination of education, training and experience in digital forensics may be substituted for degree. Training/Experience in digital forensics. 

Preferred Qualifications: Experience creating forensic images and collecting data from mobile phones and computer hard drives, prior experience as a certified police officer, knowledge of investigative practices, and experience in investigations involving digital evidence and ability to effectively communicate in courtroom setting. 

Special Requirements: A successful background check.