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Data & Video Technician

at City of Delaware

Pay: up to $43,638.40/year
$43,638.40 Annually
Posted: 10/12/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2882873

Job Description

Salary: $43,638.40 Annually
Closing: 10/26/2020 11:59 PM Eastern
Nature of Work, Essential Functions & KSA's

Join the City of Delaware's dedicated and community oriented Police Department. We are a "Great Place in America," having been honored by the American Planning Association, and one of Money Magazine's "100 Best Places to Live in America." Delaware is a family-oriented community that blends a traditional hometown atmosphere with a modern, independent spirit. We are committed to the principles of effective government, healthy economy, and being a safe city and welcome you to be a part of this great community! 

This full time position will support the department in managing data, reporting, crime statistics and analysis, and video evidence.  If you have a knack for working with and organizing digital data, then this is the position for you.  Apply today!


Under the direction of the Staff Captain, oversee the Police Department's digital photo, audio and video systems and maintain, compile and analyze department documents, records and databases in assessing trends and patterns in criminal activity.


  1. Oversee all photography, audio and video evidence, cruiser DVR’s and body worn cameras.
  2. Upload, download, enhance, redact and dispose of digital photographs,  audio, and video evidence for court room presentation or public records request.
  3. Ensure video and audio recording and footage is properly cataloged, easily accessed and cross referenced with case files and archived at the appropriate intervals.
  4. Pull data from department software applications, such as records databases, parking database and crime mapping, to identify existing and developing crime patterns.
  5. Generate and distribute reports to aid administrative and operational personnel, investigative process.
  6. Coordinate with Police Technician regarding related job duties.
  • Knowledge of organization and operation of municipal police departments.
  • Knowledge of record keeping and filing methods and systems.
  • Knowledge of basic photographic, audio and video methods.
  • Knowledge of effective practices, and techniques for recording, preserving, redacting and storing digital media evidence.
  • Ability to learn and follow department rules, regulations, policies and procedures, including public records release of information.
  • Ability to work effectively with the public and communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Ability to comprehend and disseminate intelligence information from written material.
  • Ability to learn and understand laws, codes and procedures and the rules of evidence.
  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to prepare accurate, detailed and clear reports and maintain detailed logs and records.
  • Ability to work effectively on multiple tasks.
  • Ability to use a personal computer, Microsoft Office applications, and audio, video, and database applications.
  • Ability to learn and use hardware and software applications in the multiple areas, including police records management, parking management, forensic data recovery, digital storage, digital enhancement and data analysis.

Illustrative Examples of Work / Physical Requirements & Working Conditions


  1. Maintain records involving digital media.
  2. Process, respond to, and track requests for digital media records according to city, state and federal laws and policies with regards to public records.
  3. Maintain workflow and update research for record keeping policies and procedures.
  4. Coordinate with crime analysts and software applications, disseminate information to appropriate recipients.
  5. Assist records in providing receipt of payment for various fines.
  6. Assist in answering non-emergency telephones.
  7. Maintain confidentiality of work-related media, records and City information.
  8. Perform related duties as may be assigned.

  • Majority of work is performed in an office environment where the physical demands require sitting for extended periods of time; frequent use of computers and standard office equipment; may work under stress of deadlines.
  • Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing or other communication capabilities, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to discern verbal instructions and to communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone.
  • Sufficient visual acuity, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to comprehend written work instructions and to review, evaluate and prepare a variety of written materials on a computer for extended periods of time.
  • Sufficient manual dexterity, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to operate standard office equipment and computer systems.
  • Sufficient personal mobility and flexibility, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to work in an office setting and to sit for extended periods of time.
  • Sufficient ability and strength to lift, carry, or otherwise move objects up to twenty (20) pounds for varying distances.

Training, Experience, and Qualifications

  1. Any combination of training and experience which would indicate possession of the knowledge, skills and abilities listed above.
  2. High school degree or G.E.D. required, post-secondary education is preferred. Course work in law enforcement is desirable.
  3. Prior Law Enforcement or related experience preferred, including experience with GIS or computer science, crime analysis software, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  4. Possession of a valid State of Ohio driver license.
  5. Must be honest, dependable, and trustworthy.
  6. Must pass an extensive background check including a polygraph.

Supplemental Information / Special Requirements

This position is part of the Management Pay Plan.  Details about the compensation and benefits for this position can be found in the agreement by clicking here. 

The class specification which appears above is intended to be sufficient merely to identify the class and be illustrative of the kinds of duties that may be assigned to the position allocated to the class and should not be interpreted to describe all of the duties which may be required of employees holding a position assigned to this class.

The City of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act (ADAAA), the City of Delaware will provide reasonable accommodations, upon reasonable request, to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

Application Instructions

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