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COMPUTER EVIDENCE SPECIALIST (CES) II or III
Date Published: 05/31/2019
Open Competitive Examination #: NonePromotional Examination #: None
Application Deadline: 06/14/2019Application Filing Fee (Non-Refundable): $0.00
 


The Onondaga County Center for Forensic Sciences Forensic Laboratories is currently accepting applications for the position of:

Computer Evidence Specialist (CES) II or III

Location: Center for Forensic Sciences-Forensic Laboratories

Salary: $68,103-$83,439 DOE

Hours of work: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (M-F)



Computer Evidence Specialist II or III
The Onondaga County Center for Forensic Sciences is seeking to fill an anticipated opening for a full time Computer Evidence Specialist (CES). The level to which the position will be filled will be dependent on the qualifications of the individual hired. The Center for Forensic Sciences is a full-service ASCLD/LAB-International accredited forensic laboratory outfitted with state of the art equipment and technology. Onondaga County is located in the heart of the Finger Lakes region in upstate NY. The laboratory is located in city of Syracuse, within a five-hour drive from New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, Toronto and Montreal.

Job Duties:
The work involves responsibility for examinations of computers, media generated by computers, and mobile devices to develop evidence in the specialty area of computer forensic science. Specialists prepare duplicate image backup copies of digital media, recover deleted files, password protected/encrypted files and hidden information, conduct comprehensive searches of digital media for text, data and images and prepare and/or convert recovered files and information into format compatible with needs. Responsibilities also include, but are not limited to: preparation and presentations of findings in written reports, serving as an expert witness in court, performing technical review of casework and performing quality control and quality assurance related tasks. A CES III may also assist in training and guidance of less experienced staff. All work is performed in accordance with Federal and State accreditation requirements and departmental procedure manuals and guidelines.

Full job specifications are available here: Computer Evidence Specialist II http://ongov.net/employment/jobs/specs/sp21812.htm and Computer Evidence Specialist III http://ongov.net/employment/jobs/specs/sp21814.htm

Minimum Qualifications:
CES II - Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university or one accredited by the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees with a Baccalaureate Degree or higher and two (2) years of paid work experience, or its part-time equivalent, performing the duties similar to a Computer Evidence Specialist.

CES III - Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university or one accredited by the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees with a Baccalaureate Degree or higher and five (5) years of paid work experience performing the duties similar to a Computer Evidence Specialist.
Note: Possession of a Masterís Degree will be allowed to substitute for one year of the required experience for the CES III position.

Applicants will be required to undergo a State and national criminal history background investigation which will include a fingerprint check to determine suitability for appointment.

Candidates not meeting the minimum qualifications as listed above will not be considered.

An unofficial college transcript must accompany all resumes.


Salary Range: $68-103 - $83,439 DOE

Name and Address where Applications/Resumes should be directed:

Debbie Mickle
Director of Operations
100 Elizabeth Blackwell Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

Email: DebbieMickle@ongov.net


"Onondaga County is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer"