Enhanced Digital Field Technician

Department: Police Services

Closing Date: Nov 26, 2021 4:30 PM

Competition Number: 21-123

Job Summary

The City of Nanaimo is seeking a permanent full-time Enhanced Digital Field Technician. Reporting to the Manager, Police Support Services and under the supervision of the Divisional Digital Field Technician Program Coordinator, the incumbent provides specialized, technical support services to RCMP Investigators related to digital evidence and the production of extraction reports.  The primary duties of the incumbent are to handle and extract data from various electronic devices in a forensically sound manner and produce an extraction report for the investigation. 

Duties and Responsibilities

Please see the attached PDF job description below.


Applicants must have a diploma in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related discipline from a recognized educational institution. A minimum 1 year of relevant technical experience is required as well as completion of the Digital Field Technician course within 6 months. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Attainment and maintenance of RCMP Reliability/Security Clearance is mandatory for this position.

Compensation and Benefits

This is a unionized position.  $39.58 per hour - after Probation (Jan 2021 Rate), based on a 35 hour work week.  A comprehensive benefit package is included.  The wage level for this position is subject to confirmation under a union/management jointly negotiated job evaluation plan.


To apply for this opportunity, please submit a resume and cover letter (.docx or PDF file format) to employment.opportunities@nanaimo.ca referencing the specific competition 21-123 by the application deadline.

The City of Nanaimo is an inclusive employer and invites applications from all qualified individuals. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. If you are unsuccessful, please accept our appreciation for your interest. This position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

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Resumes and cover letters must be submitted in either ".docx" or PDF format. File types ".doc" will not be accepted.


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