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Legal Affairs with Bronx District Attorney’s Office
$58,300.00 per year
Last updated on Apr 19, 2023
The Bronx District Attorney’s Office is seeking a well-qualified staff whose diverse backgrounds contribute to serve the over 1.4 million members of the Bronx County community and pursue a safer Bronx through fair justice. The Technical Investigations Bureau is comprised of the Digital Forensic Laboratory and the Video Laboratory. The Video Lab is responsible for recording homicide, police-involved shooting and serious felony crime scenes as well as recording suspects’ statements. The Video Lab collects video surveillance at crime scenes, and duplicates, edits and prepares content for ADAs to use during grand jury presentations and at trial. The Technical Investigations Bureau is seeking video technicians. Under supervision, with wide latitude for independent judgment and initiative, the Video Technicians will be responsible for providing 24-hour, 7 day a week support to Assistant District Attorneys investigating homicides and other serious felonies.
Respond to crime scenes, police precincts, hospitals and other pertinent locations at the request of the District Attorney
Record on videotape crime scenes and statements by defendants and witnesses and preserve and maintain them for use as evidence in court
Retrieve surveillance footage, preserve and maintain this media for use as evidence during trial and create duplications for discovery purposes
Perform tasks related to NYPD’s Body Worn Camera (BWC) Program deployment, including downloading, duplicating, editing, and redacting BWC footage
Provide the District Attorney’s Office with technical support for courtroom presentations to audio/video recordings redactions
Create duplications, and/or perform edits
Play any audio/video tapes and disks that become evidence, as well as clarifications to overcome acoustic and visual problems in courtrooms.
All other duties as assigned
Three (3) years of experience in the TV/Video industry
Bachelor’s degree preferred, or a High School diploma/GED 11.
A valid New York State driver’s license with a minimum of two (2) years of driving experience is preferred and must be maintained for the duration of employment
Familiarity and experience with: Video and Photo Editing, Video Playback, Disc Duplication, File Conversion, MS Office, Surveillance Footage Retrieval a Plus
Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
Exceptional organizational skills and ability to prioritize workloads.
Familiarity with a wide spectrum of Computer and Video/Photo Editing technology
Able to carry 60 lbs. of equipment.
Superior Computer Skills are required.
1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, accredited by regional, national, professional, or specialized agencies recognized as accrediting bodies by the U.S. Secretary of
Education and by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), including or supplemented by 24 semester credits in one or a combination of the following areas of study: electronics technology, television production, broadcast communications, film production, audio production; or
2. An associate degree from an accredited college or university, accredited by regional, national, professional, or specialized agencies recognized as accrediting bodies by the U.S. Secretary of
Education and by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) including or supplemented by 12 semester credits in one or a combination of the following areas of study: electronics technology, television production, broadcast communications, film production, audio production, still photography, graphic arts or in a related field and one year of satisfactory full-time experience operating, maintaining, and repairing audio-visual, video and related broadcast
production equipment; or
3. A certificate or diploma in electronics or another area of study described in “”2″” above from an accredited vocational or technical high school, approved by a State’s Department of Education or a recognized accrediting organization and two years of satisfactory full-time experience as described
in “”2″” above; or
4. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a State’s Department of Education or a recognized accrediting organization, and three years of satisfactory full-time
experience as described in “”2″”above; or
5. A combination of education and/or experience equivalent to “”1″”,””2″”,””3″”, or “”4″” above. However, all candidates must have a four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent. Two years
of certified experience as a member of a high school audio-visual squad, or one year of work-study experience in an approved NYC Department of Education program which included work with audiovisual or related electronic equipment, may be substituted for six months of the experience described in “”2″” above. College education above an associate degree including the 12 specialty credits, but
less than a baccalaureate degree including the 24 specialty credits, can be substituted for experience on the following basis: 5 college credits including 1 specialty credit, can be substituted for 1 month
Driver License Requirement: By the time you are appointed to this position, you must have a motor vehicle driver license valid in the State of New York. This license must be maintained for the duration of your employment.
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