Vacancy: Technical Investigator

Salary/Grade: £28,891 - 33,094 (B2)

Status: Full Time - Permanent

Location: Hamilton

The Police Investigation & Review Commissioner (PIRC) is recruiting for a Technical Investigator to join her team in Hamilton.

The PIRC holds responsibility for independently investigating serious incidents involving the police and reviewing the way the police handle complaints from the public. 

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual to work in a fast paced environment with a growing, progressive organisation. 

As a Technical Investigator you will support the Commissioner and Head of Investigations in carrying out effective and efficient investigations into serious matters involving the police in Scotland. These can include investigations into deaths in police custody and investigations of criminal allegations against the police. The successful candidate must have proven experience and in depth knowledge of a wide range of computer hardware and software applications including CCTV / video systems and will be able to provide technical support to maintain the effective day to day running of the organisation. 

The successful candidate must have a good general education with a minimum of a Degree level qualification in a digital forensic or computer related subject or equivalent relevant professional experience (5 -7 years), with evidence of continuous professional development.

You may be required to work unsocial and extended hours. 

How to Apply

The candidate information pack and application form are available below:

Email:  Telephone: 01698 543338.

The closing date for applications is Monday 21st January 2019.

The shortlisting will take place thereafter. Successful applicants will be contacted with an interview date in due course.

Only completed application forms will be considered

Please do not substitute your Curriculum Vitae for a completed form since this will not be considered.

If applicants have not been contacted within 3 weeks of this closing date should assume that on this occasion they have been unsuccessful.

If you wish further information on this position please contact HR and Corporate Services on 01698 543338 or email