The County of Santa Cruz has exciting positions open with the District Attorney's Office for Criminalist I & II. We offer amazing salary and benefits!
THE JOB: Under general supervision, perform duties involved in the analysis of digital media evidence by performing acquisitions and extractions in a forensically sound manner of digital evidence in the workplace and in the field; interpret the results of the findings; prepare the materials for presentation in criminal court; and appear in court as an expert witness. Incumbent should have some knowledge of all traditional forensic sciences, however the current position will specialize in Computer Forensics and Digital Media Analysis.
The current vacancy is in the Computer Forensics and Digital Media Analysis unit of the District Attorney's Office. The successful candidate will, under supervision, conduct on-site evidence triage in the field. Work will include the processing and analysis of digital evidence, including the disassembly of computer hardware; forensic imaging of digital media; examining data related to criminal offences; recovery of data from cellular phones; preparing evidence and equipment for presentation in court; managing cloud-based platforms to access Body Worn Camera footage; consult on crime scene investigations and traditional forensic sciences. Criminalists working in this position will encounter data containing explicit sexual content and child pornography.
Paid holidays, excellent benefits and CalPERS retirement!
The County of Santa Cruz offers a generous benefits package which includes annual leave, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision and retirement benefits!
Live and work in beautiful Santa Cruz County!
The County’s natural beauty spans from its coastal beaches to its redwood forests. The County also has excellent shopping throughout the local communities and features a lively downtown area in the City of Santa Cruz.
The ideal Mediterranean climate features low humidity with a typical 300 days of sunshine a year. Its unique shops and restaurants, coupled with a multitude of cultural and recreational activities, including theater, music, art, as well as golfing, surfing, hiking and biking offer a wealth of leisure activities. Higher education includes Cabrillo College and the University of California, Santa Cruz, with two additional State Universities less than an hour away. These elements of high-quality living make Santa Cruz one of California’s most desirable area.
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