Digital Video Evidence Technician
Job Title: Digital Video Evidence Technician
Job ID: 170108 Location: DC -Jackson Graham Bldg-7th Fl
Posting Open-Close 03/16/2017
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular Job Description
All WMATA posted job openings are available through 11:59 pm the night before the noted Close Date. To ensure successful submission of application applicants are encouraged to apply well before this cut-off. The noted Close Date is the date on which the posting is automatically removed from the website as of 12:00am at which time submission of an application is no longer possible. (WMATA reserves the right to remove postings at any time without notice as business needs demand.)
Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate. Associate Degree Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, Police Service, Information Systems Management, Video Technologies or related field is preferred. A minimum of two (2) years of progressively responsible experience in a police/security related field. Candidate must have never been convicted of a felony or serious misdemeanor. Candidate must satisfactorily complete a WMA TA medical examination for this position.
Satisfactorily complete the medical examination for this position, if required. The incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of this position either with or without reasonable accommodations.
This position is responsible for the proactive monitoring of the Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) System which is comprised of cameras located on WMA TA property. Incumbent is responsible for the handling and processing of recorded images which bear on criminal or civil liability matters that are recovered by MTPD members and other internal or external entities. Incumbent is also responsible for acknowledging and responding to a variety of WMA TA related security alarms through appropriate notifications.
Organizes and executes the recovery of images upon request for a variety of internal or external entities. Recovery locations include rail stations, buses, railcars, and other WMATA facilities.
Holds responsibility for acknowledging and processing, both video analytic and intrusion detection, alarms in a timely and efficient manner consistent with established policy.
Monitors events in "real time" as they unfold and provide pertinent details to responding units in conjunction with the MTPD Central Communications Unit (CCU).
Reviews the requests for digital video evidence and processes requests in a manner consistent with established policy. Provides copies of video in accordance with WMATA's Public Access to Records Policy (PARP) and responds to court issued subpoenas as directed by supervisory personnel.
Conducts random system checks to ensure proper camera operation and will complete repair orders as needed.
Ensures that video images are only released to authorized WMATA personnel, to representatives of duly sworn law enforcement agencies for criminal investigation, pursuant to court order, subpoenas, or PARP requests.
Maintains a master file of all recovered video in accordance with WMATA's policies, as well as, local, state, and federal laws.
Testifies in court as needed.
The above duties and responsibilities are not intended to limit specific duties and responsibilities of this position. They are not intended to limit in any way the right of supervisors to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision.
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, a Federal contractor, is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, or status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by applicable federal law, except where a bona fide occupational qualification exists. Our hiring process is designed to be accessible and free from discrimination.
This posting is an announcement of a vacant position under recruitment. It is not intended to replace the official job description. Job Descriptions are available upon confirmation of an interview.