Employment Opportunity

Digital Forensic Analyst

Grand Junction Police Department, Grand Junction, Colorado

Salary: $33.81 - $37.32 Hourly

Final Filing Date: Continuous

The Grand Junction Police Department is seeking a Digital Forensic Analyst to join the Digital Crime Lab. The purpose of this position is to conduct highly technical analyses and procedures in the collection, processing, preservation, and presentation of digital evidence to assist law enforcement in a variety of criminal investigations. This position will serve as a technical expert regarding mobile, computer, and multimedia digital evidence; assist in legal proceedings as an expert witness; and deploy into the field to locate digital evidence at crime scenes, assist with search warrants, and to conduct crime-scene reconstructions.

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What You'll Do:
  • Perform forensic computer/digital evidence recovery and analysis on a wide variety of specialized visual and/or computer-based related peripheral equipment and data storage devices, such as hard drive discs, solid-state drives, optical discs, mobile devices as well as various other forms of computer media.
  • Perform a variety of advanced procedures to analyze digital multimedia evidence for investigative and court purposes; clarification of audio, compare unknown objects to known objects, determine speed of vehicles and height of suspects through the use of photogrammetry.
  • Prepare clear and concise reports that demonstrate analytical procedures, follow scientific methodology and can be reproduced; provide expert testimony in court articulating advanced concepts pertaining to digital multimedia evidence.
  • Review search warrants to validate authority and accompany police to execute search warrants and collect evidence.
  • Conduct crime scene investigations, digitally document; identify, collect and preserve digital evidence; reconstruct crime scenes.
  • Maintain and manage the proper handling procedures regarding protection, collection, and storage of physical and digital evidence.


What We're Looking For:
  • No experience required; (1) year of progressively responsible forensic digital analysis experience preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with an emphasis in computer science, information technology, or related field.
  • Possession of, or the ability to obtain, a valid Colorado driver's license.
  • Possession of, or the ability to obtain, certification in a digital forensics disciple through an international association (LEVA, IAI, IACIS) within two (2) years of hire.

  • Other combinations of experience and education that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted.

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How to apply: Apply online

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Posted: March 27, 2021

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