City of Fort Lauderdale, FL
March 12, 2023
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Job Type


In accordance with Article 24 of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City of Fort Lauderdale and Teamsters Local Union 769, for posting purposes this open-competitive job posting shall be considered as a simultaneous internal and external posting (it is open to both internal City employees and external applicants). Additionally, this job classification is subject to the terms and conditions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City of Fort Lauderdale and Teamsters Local Union 769.

The City of Fort Lauderdale employees possess a passion for public service demonstrated by a high degree of enthusiasm, self-reliance, and job proficiency. They effectively convey the vision and mission of the organization and provide excellent service and satisfaction to our internal and external customers.

This position is part of the Police Department's Body Camera Program, performing various specialized, administrative and non-law enforcement functions. This position entails maintaining and issuing the physical body-camera and associated equipment, receiving, managing and maintaining multiple forms of digital evidence in compliance with discovery laws, public disclosure laws, public records retention laws and the adopted policies and procedures of the Police Department. The employee will be processing public records requests, including video/audio redacting, to ensure compliance with public disclosure and privacy laws.


The duties of this position will include all of those duties set forth in the official job description.

This position shall remain open until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received.

The City offers a wide variety of benefits to employees. In addition to the competitive benefits package and salary, the City participates in the Florida Retirement System (FRS) which offers an investment option and a pension option, and requires a 3% contribution from employees. New hires are automatically enrolled in FRS.

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Essential functions are the basic job duties that an employee must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation. The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. The omission of a function does not preclude management from assigning essential duties not listed herein if such duties relate to the position.

  • Maintains the body-worn camera and associated equipment for warranty and other manufacture services
  • Receive, manage, and maintain digital evidence in compliance with public disclosure, retention and privacy laws specific to such evidence
  • Creates and verifies proper event category designations and retention schedules for storage of digital evidence. Identifies and corrects improperly categorized or labeled digital evidence
  • Processes public records requests as required by Florida Public Records Disclosure Laws in compliance with public record exemptions and privacy laws
  • Trains users in the proper use, care, calibration, performance and equipment protocols, including the evidence management system. Update users of any changes, updates, or revisions in software, equipment and policy
  • Receives, maintains, and downloads digital formal statements. Transfers said statements for transcription and ensure the prosecution/investigating parties receive the finalized product
  • Receives, manages and maintains 911 and police radio dispatch records in compliance with public disclosure and retention laws
  • Receives, manages and maintains unmanned aircraft system (DRONES) digital evidence in compliance with public disclosure and public retention laws
  • Networks with multiple agencies including, but not limited to, the State Attorney's Office, the City Attorney's Office, the Broward County Digital Evidence Unit, as well as other investigating agencies
  • Assists prosecutors in ensuring that all discovery requests are fulfilled
  • Assists management with special projects; completes work detail forms on completed projects
  • Performs information technology related tasks as directed
  • Performs various administrative tasks as directed
  • Performs related work as required

High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalency from a recognized institution. One (1) - three (3) years' experience in a law enforcement agency performing duties such as Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD), Law Enforcement, Public Safety/Community Service Aide or similar support capacity. Preference will be given to applicants with the relevant experience to enable them to access, utilize, and maintain computerized systems and equipment, such as body worn camera equipment, including managing video retrieval and upload of video/audio files. Working knowledge of public records law is also preferred. Possess or be able to obtain a valid State of Florida Driver's License within 30 days of hire. Candidates will be required to pass a background investigation, which includes a polygraph examination, prior to employment. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Essential Employees may be required to work during a declared emergency. The employee's Department Head will determine who will be required to work.

The position is generally sedentary. Employees sit most of the time but may walk or stand for brief periods of time. Must have manual dexterity

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Depending on the number of applicants and the quality of their education and experience, the examination may consist of one or more of the following tests: Evaluation of Training and Experience, Oral Interview, Written Examination, or other assessment method. Applicants must attain a minimum score of 70 in each part of the examination in order to qualify. All successful applicants will be required to pass a medical examination, including drug screening, prior to appointment. Open until sufficient applicants have applied.

An eligible veteran who enters an open-competitive examination shall receive preference points added to the total passing score earned in the examination as provided for in the Florida Statutes. To obtain veteran's preference, candidates MUST submit a copy of separation papers and the City of Fort Lauderdale's veteran's preference claim form (J204) at time of application.

The City of Fort Lauderdale offers a comprehensive benefits package to all regular full-time employees including vacation, holiday, and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and short-term disability insurance.

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Closing Date/Time: 3/31/2023 11:59 PM Eastern

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