Employment Opportunity


Forensic Analyst- Audio/Video

Houston Forensic Science Center, Houston, Texas

Salary: HFSC offers a competitive salary and benefit package that is commensurate with experience.

Final Filing Date: Open until filled

The successful candidate will be responsible for forensic examination of audio and video evidence.

Duties and Requirements Click to read more

Duties:

  • Analysis of audio and video evidence, whether analog or digital in nature, used in criminal investigations.
  • Specialized technical work in the clarification/enhancement, conversion, repair, and reconstruction of audio and video evidence.
  • Retrieval of evidence from analog and digital CCTV systems, both in the lab and at crime scenes.
  • Conducting validation testing and performance verification of hardware/software tools.
  • Troubleshoot and identify adjustment, repair, and/or replacement needs for malfunctioning or non-working audio/video systems and equipment.
  • Assisting with developing and conducting training on audio/video analysis techniques as needed.
  • Producing reports and testifying to the findings of analysis.
  • Must be willing to be on-call to respond to calls after hours/weekends/holidays.

Requirements:

MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Bachelor’s degree in Digital/ Media Forensics, or closely related field is required.
  • A graduate degree in Media Forensics is strongly preferred.
  • Equivalent experience as a audio/video or digital forensic analyst may be considered in lieu of a degree
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • A minimum of two years’ experience working with audio/video analysis or digital evidence or clarification tools is required, Demonstrated proficiency in the examination and enhancement of audio/video evidence and/or digital evidence is also required.
  • LEVA or IAI certification or the ability to quickly gain certification is strongly preferred.
  • An advanced degree may be considered as meeting partial experience requirements.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS
  • Demonstrated skill in oral and written communication.
  • Additional specialized course(s) in Basic Forensic Video Analysis (LEVA) is preferred.
  • Demonstrated skills in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing work assignments.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively handle conflict and uncertain situations.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with frequent interruptions and changing priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective communications and working relationships with fellow employees, internal customers, and external customers.
  • Ability to lift computers that can weigh up to 50 lbs.

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Posted: February 1, 2019


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