Photographic Technician | Suffolk Constabulary

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Photographic Technician

OCC, Wymondham
Full Time (37 hours) - Permanent 
Band D: £22,902 - £25,914 per annum
Friday, 21 December 2018 at 5pm
Please quote Ref: L805 on application form

Norfolk and Suffolk Constabularies Joint Forensic Services Department provide a vital supporting role to operational police work which directly impacts on crime reduction and detection. We are nationally recognised as top performers in our field, and are currently looking to add to our team.

As Photographic Technician you will be required to take and process publicity and evidential photographs as required, including undertaking specialist photographic techniques at post mortem examinations and major crime scenes.  You will also maintain and audit the joint force digital photographic archive, give advice and training to officers and staff on photographic matters and process digital images, some of which may be distressing in nature.                                                                              

We are looking for applicants who can offer the following attributes:

It is essential that applicants meet the following criteria:

  • HNC in photography or equivalent qualification
  • Experience of digital imaging techniques Adobe Photoshop or similar
  • Practical experience of film processing and colour printing
  • Demonstrate good communication and relationship skills
  • Able to adopt a flexible approach to be able to balance a variety of tasks and undertake some work outside normal office hours as required by demand.
  • Basic keyboard skills and competent in the use of Microsoft Office applications, Word and Excel
  • Full driving licence and the ability to travel within the counties of Norfolk and Suffolk

It is desirable that applicants meet the following criteria:

  • Experience of working in a photographic/imaging environment

Role profile >> photographic_technician_-_nov_18.pdf

Hours of work are 37 per week Monday to Friday.  This post is offered on a permanent basis.

Consideration will be given to whether the post can be delivered on either a part time or job share basis, in line with the organisational requirements of this role.

The recruitment criteria for all posts are subject to reasonable adjustment in line with the Equality Act 2010. 

Applications from at-risk staff will be prioritised and receive preference in any selection process.

Anyone who wishes to be considered for appointment should download an application pack and monitoring form as they must be submitted together.

These forms as well as application guidance notes are also available on the right hand side of the page in the Downloads section.

Please return completed applications by email to [email protected].