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Imaging Technician

Job Details


Job Title: Imaging Technician - HC35473


Location: 6-8 Hampshire Terrace, Portsmouth


Salary: Scale SO1/SO2 - £29,064 - £33,732 per anum


Hours: 37.00 Hours Per Week


Contract: Permanent

Closing Date: Sunday 16th August 2020 at 23.59 Hours

Please note we do not accept CV's or covering letters - If you wish to apply for the role please submit an application. 


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Your role will be to forensically undertake all aspects of capture, processing and retrieval of video/audio evidence from different sources, collating and presenting the results accordingly.


Some of your responsibilities will be but not limited to are:


Job Purpose



1. To attend crime and associated scenes as required, retrieving and preserving evidence from digital and analogue devices in accordance with force and national guidelines.

2. To work within an ISO accredited laboratory environment to forensically retrieve video and audio evidence from devices, including cloud-based linked accounts.

3. To forensically convert digital and analogue data into a viewable format.

4. To undertake the forensic image analysis, authentication, enhancement, and interpretation from video CCTV and other visual/audio evidence submitted by investigative officers and other Constabulary staff.

5. To undertake technical testing and validation work to maintain ISO accreditation, and actively engage with the Quality Management System requirements.

For more information please see the role profile


There is also a paid call-out requirement as part of the role. This requires an Imaging Technician to dual-skill across other roles in the department. This would include…

1. To have the ability to produce still images from an analogue or digital medium.

2. To attend crime scenes and carry out 360 laser scanning in a forensically controlled scene environment.

3. To be proficient in the use of Photoshop and other related software

The emergency call-out rota provides cover for the department to meet operational needs. S/he should have access to reliable transport in order to get into work during unsociable hours, if necessary.

Essential Qualifications


Educated to QCF Level 6 in a relevant visual or digital subject or to have work experience in a relevant field that may be deemed to bring the post holder to an equivalent level. You must have good eyesight,  ie at least 6/36 uncorrected vision.

Essential Experience


Experience of working with people from a wide range of backgrounds

Contact details for an informal discussion


Please contact the Recruitment Team at police.recruitment@hants.gov.uk or on 01962 846438.  Please note that the best option to currently contact the team is by email.

Please note that the email address you supply when submitting an application will be used for contact throughout the full lifecycle of that vacancy. You will not be able to amend your contact details. You should therefore ensure that you choose an appropriately accessible email address, being mindful that the process may take several months for some roles.


Hampshire Constabulary is an inclusive employer and strives to have a workforce representative of the communities we police and serve. We recognise that we are not fully representative and are working to address this imbalance through a variety of initiatives.


The Equality Act 2010 allows us to promote equality within Hampshire Constabulary by adopting Positive Action to support people from under-represented groups. Our aim is to recruit talented people with a diverse range of skills and experience and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Our Positive Action team are available to provide support through the application and assessment process by contacting: positive.action@hampshire.pnn.police.uk


The Disability Confident campaign aims to remove barriers, increase understanding and ensure that people have opportunities to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations. We will accommodate requests for reasonable adjustments where possible throughout our recruitment and promotions processes and encourage anyone requiring reasonable adjustments to disclose this at the earliest opportunity.

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