Digital Forensic Analyst

Victoria Police is a large organisation employing police, public servants and protective services officers. Victoria Police provides support to the community 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year. At Victoria Police our goal is for our workforce to reflect the diverse community we serve. We continually seek to attract and retain a diverse workforce which includes people of all genders, ages, religions, disability, sexual orientation, family and caring responsibilities and cultures including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage.
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Department: Victoria Police
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Analyst
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/20004030
Closing Date: 20-Jan-2019
Salary Range: $84,019 - $95,329
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Application Form VPS-DFA.docx (Word, 643KB)


C3309.docx (Word, 433KB)


Contact: Troy Pretty
(03) 8690 4132 or troy.pretty@police.vic.gov.au

Position Details

About the role:

The E-Crime Squad sits within Victoria Police's Crime Command and provides Victoria Police with a specialist complex technical crime investigation capability and an expert digital forensic analysis capability. 

  • VPSG 4 range
  • 4 x fulltime ongoing positions
  • Based at Victoria Police E-Crime Squad located at 313 Spencer Street, Docklands
  • Excellent career opportunity in an ever expanding area of policing
  • Significant training provided
  • Excellent working conditions and on-site facilities

Some of your duties will include:

  • Providing specialist assistance to investigators in the search, seizure and preservation of digital evidence.
  • Reconstructing normally non accessible or damaged digital evidence.
  • Recording seized evidence.
  • Presenting and displaying accurate evidence in courts.
  • Advising and assisting internal and external customers.
  • Researching and assisting in the development of computer crime related investigative tools and methodologies.
  • Providing clear and concise advice regarding digital forensics to supervisors.

Preferred skills and experience:

  • Comprehensive technical experience and knowledge of computing technology, with experience and knowledge in computer forensics preferred.
  • Relevant tertiary studies or industry certifications are desirable.   

Requirements and relevant information:

  • Applicants successful through the interview stage will be required to undergo PAI Psychometric testing and a subsequent interview with the police psychologist.
  • The successful applicant's usual place of work will be within the Finance and Cyber Crime Division, Crime Command, however they may be required to work at any other division within Crime Command as required.
  • The successful applicant may be required to attend warrants or work at different locations to assist in policing operations.
  • The successful applicant may be required to work Rostered Hours, Shift work and some Public Holidays and Weekends. The successful applicant may also be required to be on stand-by recall outside of the ordinary hours of duty.
  • The successful applicant will be required to possess a current Victorian Driver Licence and hold or qualify for a White Class Driver Authority within three (3) months.
  • The successful applicant will be required to undergo National Security Vetting, achieve and maintain a security classification as determined by the Department Head.  To achieve this, applicants must be an Australian Citizen.

Applicants should be aware that due to the nature of the work that the E-Crime Squad undertakes, the successful applicant will be exposed to images, videos and written materials of a disturbing/offensive nature.

Your application must include:

  • Resume
  • Completed application form - attached to the job advertisement.

Applications close midnight, 20th of January, 2019 - No applications will be accepted via email.

For further information on this role please contact: Troy Pretty on 03 8690 4132 or via email troy.pretty@police.vic.gov.au.

If you have a disability/medical condition and require a copy of this advertisement and attached documentation in an accessible format or would like to discuss an access requirements/reasonable adjustment for the recruitment process, please contact VPS Recruitment via email VPSRECRUITMENT@police.vic.gov.au.

About Us:

Victoria Police is a large organisation employing police, public servants and protective services officers. Victoria Police provides support to the community 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year. 

At Victoria Police our goal is for our workforce to reflect the diverse community we serve. We continually seek to attract and retain a diverse workforce which includes people of all genders, ages, religions, disability, sexual orientation, family and caring responsibilities and cultures including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage. 

Find out what it is like working as a Victorian Public Servant for Victoria Police: http://www.policecareer.vic.gov.au


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