|POLICE AUDIO/VISUAL TECH|
|SEIU White Collar Non-Exempt|
|Perform specialized, highly technical work in the area of police digital imaging and video production. Employees assigned to this classification perform a variety of tasks involving videotaping of criminal activity at surveillance sites, editing videos, and audio tapes. Design and install covert surveillance systems and maintain equipment; research new developments in audio/video technology and surveillance techniques.|
|Performs specialized, highly technical work in the area of police digital imaging and videoanalysis.
Research, design, and install covert surveillance systems.
Maintenance and care of equipment.
Conducts manned surveillances.
Duplicate multiple media for court.
|Knowledge of all aspects of audio video production including producing, script supervision, directing, camera operation, lighting, computer graphics, audio, and non-linear computer-based editing.
Knowledge of operating theory of video and audio systems, including blanking drives, carrier, black burst, typical impedances, amplitudes, satellite earth stations and microwave transmitters.
Knowledge of the principles of audio and video transmission including frequency modulating (FM), microwave, and broadband.
Basic knowledge of cable television distribution, AC/DC power distribution, remote and automated broadcast playback systems.
Knowledge of wave form monitor, vector scope, camera phase, and sync area desirable.
Skill in composition of image, including optimum camera selection, placement, exposure, and selecting optimum lens for proper focal length, in order t properly capture desired action on videotape, production or surveillance.
Skill in the care and operation of a wide variety of audio and video equipment, including but not limited to video cameras of different forms, video and audio recorders, linear and non-linear editors, video projects, switchers, mixers, and lighting equipment.
Ability to operate consumer and professional video and still camera, e editors, lighting kits, soldering iron, freeze frame recorders, character generators, voltage meters, wave form monitors, microphone mixers.
Ability to install, operate and maintain hardwired and wireless surveillance an security equipment, including night scopes, scanners, audio body bugs, remote-triggered radios, remote video equipment, time-lapse recorders, remote detection/triggering devices (PIR motion detectors, magnetic triggers, etc.) and manual or electronic timers.
Ability to work undercover to document or install covert equipment in close proximity to potentially dangerous criminals.
Ability to work in vary conditions including heights including tall building and helicopters, inside surveillance van for extended periods of time, and be at violent death scenes.
Ability to operate computer and related software including Microsoft Word and excel and Adobe Photoshop.
Ability to analyze, capture and clarity still images from videotape and other digital mediums.
Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with employees, members of law enforcement, community agencies, and others.
Ability to operate a motor vehicle.
Ability to make basic repairs on simple electronic devices.
|Associates degree in videography, communications, electronics, journalism, or related field; or the equivalent vocational/technical training in audio/visual methods and technology.
A minimum of two years of experience in audio/visual production, preferably at a law enforcement agency.
A valid Florida Driver License is required.
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds, work conditions may require working in extreme weather conditions, confined areas and heights, noxious fumes, bodily fluids including blood, and viewing violent death scenes.
Pass police background investigation, including a polygraph.