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POLICE VIDEO TECHNICIAN

City of Peoria, Illinois

City of Peoria, Illinois

Peoria, IL, USA
Posted on Friday, March 29, 2024
  • Applications are required for each vacancy. Resumes may be attached but will not be accepted in lieu of applications. The application must be signed, dated, completely filled in and returned to the Human Resources Department by the filing date indicated on the Vacancy Announcement. All information submitted is subject to verification.
  • The City only accepts applications for posted positions.
  • If selected, City residency must be established within one year of hire (or within the timeframe outlined in bargaining unit contract, if applicable). Residency must be maintained for the duration of employment. Applicants need not be current residents of the City of Peoria to be considered.
  • After an offer of employment but prior to hire, all applicants must complete a medical examination including a drug screen.
  • All new hires will be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • A summary of employment benefits may be obtained by contacting the City’s Human Resources Department.
  • The City’s Administrative Action Plan for Fair Practices is available for inspection by contacting the City’s Equal Opportunity Office, City Hall, Room 303 or by calling (309) 494-8594.
  • Applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the selection process may notify the Human Resources Department of such request.

The City of Peoria is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Description

EMPLOYEE’S MUST RESIDE WITHIN THE CITY OF PEORIA

DEPARTMENT: POLICE DEPARTMENT
LOCATION: 600 SW ADAMS STREET, PEORIA, ILLINOIS
HOURS: 8:00am- 5:00pm – Monday through Friday


The purpose of this position is to preserve, maintain, tag, store and release video records for the Police Department and provide service to both internal and external customers. This is accomplished by managing the complete suite of video systems currently operated by and any video systems acquired by the department in the future and managing any legal or Freedom of Information (FOIA) requests for custodial footage. The position will also be responsible for managing system security, maintenance, storage, retrieval, transfers, copying, dissemination, and destruction according to legal and policy requirements.

Examples of Duties

Maintains video files by managing system security, maintenance, storage, retrieval, transfers, copying, dissemination, redaction and destruction according to legal and policy requirements.

Generates system reports and reviews police reports daily to ensure video evidence is appropriately flagged and categorized; categorize video by incident type as needed; communicate with department personnel regarding video flagging. Ensure compliance with Illinois Public Records Act, FOIA, and Law Enforcement Officer – Worn Body Camera Act. Complete redactions to satisfy FOIA requests on BWC videos, and other related videos or documents. Work with the State Attorney's Office and other departments and agencies regarding the viewing, reproduction, redaction and release, and final disposition of videos.

Assist in other records positions as needed to ensure completion of the daily flow of work. Operate office equipment as required including computers, printers, copiers, telephones, facsimile, machines, etc. Maintain confidentiality of information. Performs other duties as assigned.






Minimum Qualifications

Work requires knowledge of a specifc vocational, administrative or technical nature which may be obtained with six months to one year of advanced study past high school, and at least one year of substantially related experience. Knowledge of policies and procedures of records retention and release, body wear camera, and video management software preferred. Any combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job considered. Must have valid Illinois Driver’s License or have ability to meet the transportation requirements of the job. Requires typing speed of 45 wpm. Must be able to obtain certification as a FOIA officer with the Illinois Attorney General’s Office.

Supplemental Information

Work requires a comprehensive, practical knowledge of a technical field with use of analytical judgment and decision-making abilities appropriate to the department's work environment. Work requires providing basic information and advice to others on specific problems or general policies. Contacts will require the consideration of different points of view to reach agreement. Elements of persuasion may be necessary to gain cooperation and acceptance of ideas. Requires ability to write reports, prepare letters, and summaries with proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar, using all parts of speech. Must be able to read technical journals, reports, reviews, and/or legal documents.