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Video Unit Supervisor

Bronx District Attorney's Office, The Bronx, New York

Salary: $72,500 per year

Final Filing Date: Open until filled

The Bronx District Attorney’s Office is seeking a well-qualified staff whose diverse backgrounds reflect an ability to serve the over 1.3 million members of the Bronx County community and pursue a safer Bronx through fair justice. The Tech Video Unit, located within the Technical Investigation Bureau, is seeking a Video Unit Supervisor to carry out management tasks related to the production of professional media services by the Video Unit.

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Duties:

  • Provide overall supervision for all Video Technician duties; act as liaison between the Video Unit and Assistant District Attorneys (ADAs) and other law enforcement agencies.
  • Supervise casework and schedule Video Unit staff to ensure adequate coverage on a 24/7 basis.
  • Respond to crime scenes, hospitals, police precincts, and other pertinent locations to record crime scenes and statements by defendants and witnesses; preserve and maintain recordings for use as evidence in court.
  • Use still photography and/or video to document scenes and evidence, office events, and other assignments.
  • Serve as a witness in court proceedings concerning recordings and chain of custody.
  • Evaluate quality of video recordings, provide feedback and guidance to staff for improvement.
  • Secure confidential recordings, maintain logs, track and provide Unit output metrics to upper management.
  • Manage and maintain Video Unit recordings, video and computer equipment inventory, and software.
  • Retrieve video surveillance from locations throughout the Bronx and other locations as needed; enhance, redact, and edit footage from different systems into compilation videos.
  • Perform tasks related to NYPD’s Body Worn Camera (BWC) Program, including downloading, duplicating, editing, and redacting BWC footage.
  • Provide technical support for courtroom and office training presentations.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Baccalaureate degree AND a minimum of two (2) years of work experience in the TV/Video industry preferred. Two (2) years of supervisory experience preferred.
  • A valid New York State driver’s license with a minimum of two (2) years of driving experience is required and must be maintained for the duration of employment.
  • Excellent communication, supervisory and management skills
  • Superior computer skills including familiarity and experience with non-linear editing systems, video playback, disc duplication, file conversion, video enhancement, surveillance footage retrieval, and Microsoft Office.
  • Willing to work in adverse conditions during off hours; strong organizational skills; ability to encourage and support teamwork and goodwill. Ability to handle multiple challenging assignments and propose new, innovative ways to support the Office through the work of the Video Unit.
  • *Due to the 24/7 nature of the Video Unit, the Supervisor will be required to work a flexible schedule, which may include nights, weekends, holidays, and on call shifts.
  • Ability to carry and set up to 60 pounds of equipment.

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How to apply: Apply online

Posted: November 20, 2020

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