ERSOU ROCU - Digital Forensic Examiner - Herts

Police Staff
Bedfordshire Police Force
Regional Cyber Crime Unit
SO1 - PO2
£30,195 - £38,700
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Eastern Regional Special Operations Unit (ERSOU) as a Digital Forensic Examiner.

ERSOU celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all our Officers and Staff. Where possible we will also consider flexible working requests.

Applications are invited for the Police Staff post of Digital Forensic Examiner within the Regional Cyber Crime Unit (RCCU) of ERSOU. Ideally applicants will be experienced digital forensic investigators, however applications from staff with basic experience are welcome, but depending on the level of interest trained and experience staff would take precedence at paper sift.

This will be a Permanent position based in Hertfordshire. Bedfordshire is the lead Force for ERSOU and a member of staff would be employed by Bedfordshire Police in grade SO1 to PO2 (please refer to pay scale tier within the attached role profile). The normal working hours will be Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm.

ERSOU RCCU officers’ conduct proactive and reactive investigations into serious and complex cyber-crime criminality, which could include both cyber enabled or cyber dependent criminality with significant regional or national impact and/or linked to organised crime as tasked nationally. The Digital Forensic Examiner is key to the investigations, working as the expert in dealing with the digital evidence. This role in line with ISO17025 will provide the expert digital evidence required and key for cyber-crime investigations and will involve working with the relevant Detectives to identify and present the relevant evidence as well as attend crime scenes and warrants as required across the region and occasionally nationally.

Applicants must hold or be prepared to undergo Management Vetting and Security Clearance or Development vetting, if applicable, before taking up the post. Please be aware the Police Corporate Vetting Unit will undertake security vetting on successful candidates, their family and others that live at their home address, which will include financial checks. Due to the sensitive nature of these checks, we are not able to supply feedback should clearance be declined.

If you are interested in applying for the Digital Forensic Examiner role, please ensure you read the attached role profile and recruitment information.

You will be expected to provide written evidence around the following competencies and the minimum entry requirements from the role profile:

- We take ownership
- We deliver, support and inspire
- We analyse critically
- We are innovative and open-minded

Please note there is a 500 words limit for each competency.

If you are shortlisted for interview you will be expected to evidence against all personal qualities and entry requirement as stipulated in the role profile.

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26 August 2019

This opportunity is closed to applications.