Employment Opportunity

Information Evidence Tech

Hillsboro Police Department, Hillsboro, Texas

Primarily assists the Department in Information, Technology and Evidence processing activities. Assist in collecting evidence. Assist in crime scene processing.

Duties and Requirements Click to read more


Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Maintains computer hardware, software, and technical support records.
  • Provides help desk assistance for end users of computer hardware and software.
  • Evaluates, installs, and maintains computer hardware and software including desktop computers, print devices, Ethernet technology, wireless devices, routers, switches, video-conferencing equipment, and security systems.
  • Provides management with timely reviews of status and progress in various information, technology programs and activities.
  • Advises management in appropriate resolution of information, technology issues.
  • Creates training material as needed for departments and employees.
  • Trains employees in the use of computer hardware and software.
  • Manages the operation of information and functional systems for the Department under direction of the Director of Public Safety and Service Manager.
  • Manages computer operation scheduling, backup, storage, and retrieval functions under the direction of the Director of Public Safety and Support Service Manager.
  • Assist in collecting evidence.
  • Assist in crime scene processing.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of procedures relating to information and technology.
  • Attend meetings and events of local, regional, and state organizations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 Earn a Degree in Crime Scene Investigation, Forensic Science, Computer Forensics or Forensic Psychology


Education and/or Experience
  • Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or two to three years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Language Skills
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Mathematical Skills
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Reasoning Ability
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Computer Software
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Internet Explorer and Microsoft Outlook Internet software; Microsoft Excel spreadsheet software and Microsoft Word processing software.
Computer Hardware
  • Be familiar with the generic configuration and build of a desktop computer and know the basics of how to troubleshoot and replace hardware components.
  • Requires troubleshooting network issues and hardware issues; have working knowledge of networking basics, wireless technology; and soft skills.
Physical Demands
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; sit and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment
  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
  • Valid Class "C" Texas driver's license required.
  • A+ and MCSE certifications preferred.

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Posted: January 12, 2024

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