Digital Media Investigator – Cyber Team

Digital Media Investigator – Cyber Team

Would you like to be part of a dedicated and collaborative team who help victims of cyber-crime?

We an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and confident individual to join our Cyber Team as a Digital Media Investigator.

Our Digital Media Investigators are working at the cutting technical edge of policing, finding smarter ways of using technology to bring offenders to justice. You will provide advice and support to a range of stakeholders including victims of cybercrime meaning excellent interpersonal skills and being able to demonstrate empathy is vital in order to provide a satisfactory service.

We are looking for someone with exceptional IT skills and sound knowledge of digital devices, with an understanding of network processes and what digital evidence may be available to assist in investigations of cyber-crime.

Bristol, Kenneth Steele House- BS2 0TQ, Portishead, Police Headquarters- BS20 8QJ


In this role, your main responsibilities will be:

  • Providing technical expertise and early tactical advice to Senior Investigating Officer’s and Officers in Charge engaged in the investigations of cyber enabled crime and other relevant enquiries.
  • To compose and deliver presentations, to upskill staff and increase the force’s response and capability in both cyber dependent and enabled crime.
  • Gather intelligence through relevant open source methods in order to optimise available evidence and assist investigating officers.
  • Carry out forensic examinations of computers, mobile telephones, laptops and other digital devices.
  • Attending crime scenes, arrests and interviews of suspects.


Skills, experience and qualifications required:

  • Due to the nature of role you are required to hold a full current driving licence as will need to travel around the force area.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience of conducting investigations, open source research and intelligence gathering.
  • Experience of making decision and working as part of a team
  • An understanding of network processes and what digital evidence may be available to assist an investigation.
  • An understanding of cybercrime, cybercrime prevention methods and holding a PIP level 2 qualification or equivalent is desirable.


To be eligible to apply for this role you must have a 5 year ‘checkable history’ in the UK – ideally this means that you would have been resident in the UK for the last 5 years.

Work on a bank or public holiday as part of the normal working week will be compensated in line with conditions of service.

Does this sound like the role for you? Click the link below to apply.


We are looking for people who share our values of caring, inclusive, courageous and learning.

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To enable us to deliver outstanding policing for everyone, we need people from all backgrounds with a range of professional and life experiences so that we are truly representative of our communities.

Why work for Avon and Somerset Police?

Avon and Somerset Police has gained a reputation as a pioneering and innovative force, responsible for policing a large diverse, multi-cultural population.

If you are looking for a fresh challenge which offers a genuine opportunity to make a real difference to people’s lives, variety and the chance to broaden your experience, then Avon and Somerset is the force for you.

Equality, diversity and inclusion

Avon and Somerset Police are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.

We are working hard to increase diversity and inclusion within the Constabulary, where communities are under-represented, including those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities, people of all ages, abilities, faiths, religions and gender, LGBT communities and those from other disadvantaged or marginalised backgrounds, who share our values and wish to make a difference to the communities we serve.

All applications will be treated on merit, based on the evidence provided in your application and suitability for the role you have applied for.

Flexible working

All requests for flexible working patterns will be considered and will be dependent on the role.

Recruitment and Selection Policy

Internal applicants who are at risk of redundancy or in need of redeployment and pass the selection process, will be offered the role over the remaining internal and external applicants.

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Individuals placed on the Police Barred and Advisory lists will not be considered for employment by the police for a minimum of 5 years from the date of listing in the case of gross misconduct, or 3 years from the date of listing in the case of poor performance.

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Job Overview
  • Salary
    £29,793 - £31,725
  • Job Category
    Police Staff
  • Disability Confident
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