Employment Opportunity

Digital Forensics Examiner

Edmond Police Department, Edmond, Oklahoma

Salary: $26.09 - $28.67 Per Hour Based on Experience

Final Filing Date: Open Until Filled

Duties and Requirements Click to read more


The Work:
  • Conduct forensic examinations of digital and electronic media devices to include, but not limited to; computer hard drives, external drives, cell phones, network devices, information systems, and any other devices that store and process digital media.
  • This position will require working cases involving the sexual exploitation of a child, indecent liberties, and child pornography.
  • This position requires the utilization of previously acquired technical knowledge and skills.
  • Prepare standard and special reports.
  • Respond to crime scenes to recover digital evidence.
  • Appear in court as a witness.
  • Provides technical support for other units within the department.
The Advantages:
  • On the job training provided by experienced examiners is on-going for new examiners until appropriate competency levels are attained.
  • The work products are subject to a peer review and are ultimately reviewed by the immediate supervisor for overall quality, accuracy, and adherence to departmental policies and procedures.
  • This position aids the effort to fight cybercrime and to analyze relevant digital evidence for all crimes. Digital evidence is being collected more and more in criminal cases and this position allows the digital crime lab to keep up with the demand. The person in this position will be able to explain how the digital evidence pertains to the crime.
  • The regular office hours will be from 8-4 but are subject to callouts by CID Supervisors.
The Benefits:
  • Besides a safe, stable, learning environment, we get a generous benefits package for our health, vision, dental, and wellbeing.
  • We have a dedicated, on-site, medical clinic that is no cost to us for the services and Rx they provide.
  • We earn time off for vacation and sick leave; we have paid holidays, longevity, and retirement for our future.


  • Must have a combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in digital forensics, computer science, cyber security, information systems, or related fields, and thorough experience with conduct forensic examinations of multiple types of digital and electronic media devices.
  • Must obtain an International Association of Computer Investigative Specialists (IACIS) Forensic Computer Examiner Certification (CFCE) within one (1) year of hire.
  • Must obtain a Cellebrite Certification (certified operator & physical examiner) within one (1) year of hire.
  • Must possess a valid Oklahoma Driver's License and a driving record acceptable to the City's insurance carrier.
  • Preferred Bachelor’s Degree in digital forensics, computer science, cyber security, or information systems.
  • Must have knowledge of federal and state laws, regulations and procedures pertaining to digital evidence.
  • Must have knowledge of and skill in applying the principles and methods of the proper identification, collection, and preservation of digital evidence.
  • Must have knowledge of and skill in applying the principles, practices, methods, and techniques of digital forensic analysis.
  • Must have skill in conveying technical information verbally and in writing.
  • Must have skill to provide accurate and detailed courtroom testimony.
  • Must establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Must be able to work independently.
  • Must maintain confidentiality.
  • Must be able to work with disturbing images and media content.
  • Must be able to pass an investigative background process and pre-employment screenings.

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Posted: July 6, 2021

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