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Employment Opportunity


Forensic Analyst - Audio/Video

Houston Forensic Science Center, Houston, Texas

Salary: 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 videotapes and still photographs and other evidence, whether analog or digital in nature used in criminal investigations.
  • Specialized technical work in the clarification, enhancement, repair, reconstruction, and authenticating of audio and video evidence
  • Document retrieval and processing of audio-video evidence
  • Decode, isolate, capture, examine, and clarify audio signals and video images for evaluation in support of criminal investigations and/or prosecution.
  • Troubleshoot and identify adjustment, repair, and/or replacement needs for malfunctioning or non-working audio/visual systems and equipment.
  • Produce reports and testify to the findings of analysis.

Requirements:

MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Bachelor’s degree in Media Forensics with a specialization in Audio/Video, or closely related field or equivalent experience.
  • A Master's degree in Recording Arts with an Emphasis in Forensic Science is strongly preferred.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • A minimum of three years of forensic laboratory experience in audio/video enhancement or forensics digital imaging, demonstrating state of the art proficiency in analysis and enhancement of audio and video tape evidence and digital imaging analysis.
  • LEVA certification or the ability to quickly gain certification is also required.
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: June 9, 2017



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