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Digital Forensic Examiner

Forensic Computer Examiner
Full time Civilian Position

We are pleased to be accepting resumes for the position of Digital Forensics Examiner within the St. Thomas Police Service. The successful candidate can expect a dynamic, fast-paced environment, which requires the use of specialized software and hardware to examine various digital devices to support investigations. The Digital Forensics Examiner conducts forensic examinations of computer systems, mobile devices, cellular phones, gaming consoles, GPS, and other data storage devices and will work in conjunction and as part of a team with investigators and Crown Counsel in gathering evidence to support criminal investigations. The Digital Forensics Examiner will be required to prepare reports detailing the findings of those examinations in accordance with policy and will be required to provide testimony relating to those reports and evidence gathered.

Required Qualifications:
• Post-Secondary Education with related Degree or Diploma
• Knowledge of various file system structures including FAT32, exFAT, NTFS, HFS+, APFS, ext3, and ext4
• Experience with a variety of operating systems such as Windows, Linux, Mac OS, iOS, and Android OS
• Familiarity with the Windows Registry
• Experience with Forensic tools such as Cellebrite, Magnet Forensics, X-Ways, and FTK not required but considered an asset

Competencies:
• Security clearance check
• Strong communication skills
• Excellent analytical and organizational prowess with strict attention to detail
• Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
• Ability to work independently and as a member of a team lead by an investigator
• Ability to meet tight deadlines, work in a fast-paced changing and high stress environment
• May have to deal with briefly observing explicit sexual images involving children
• Ability to provide testimony in the field of computer and mobile forensics
• Previous experience working in a Police environment is an asset

The St. Thomas Police Service is a progressive-minded and technologically advanced police service and our service is always looking for highly qualified and motivated people from different backgrounds to join as policing professionals.
A cover letter and resume including your educational and professional experiences must be received by February 16, 2024 at 3:00 p.m. by email to Alison Lyle at alyle@stps.on.ca or by mail delivery to:
St. Thomas Police Service
Constable Colin McGregor Building
45 Caso Crossing
St. Thomas, Ontario N5R 0G7
Please note: an email reply acknowledging receipt will be sent to each applicant.

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