Video Surveillance Technician

Tarrant County College
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Nov 26, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology, Safety & Security
Employment Type
Full Time

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Job Title

Video Surveillance Technician

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Position Status

Full Time

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This field only applies to Faculty

Grant Funded



Police Operations

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DT Police Department

Job Summary

Reporting to the Video Monitor Center Specialist. The Video Surveillance Technician is responsible for examining multiple monitors for suspicious, threatening, or illegal activity that potentially threatens property and people. This position is skilled in identifying and analyzing suspicious behavior.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Performance Requirements*
  • Provides information captured through the video data system equipment to authorized persons within the TCCD organization in accordance with standard operating procedures, current legislation, General Orders, and District Policy to maintain the integrity of recorded images, data, or records
  • Answers non-emergency calls from police dispatch during critical incidents
  • Proactively uses video data or other systems to monitor actual and/or potential problem areas including using systems software to observe and detect suspicious activities/incidents and retrieve recorded data
  • Relay information as required
  • Follows operating procedures to prevent the misuse, falsification, corruption, or improper disposal of recorded images, data, or records from the video data systems equipment
  • Monitors incidents in conjunction with Police Communications personnel and responders through the video data systems to capture images and coordinate response with the team during vehicle stops, emergencies, in-progress crimes, and other relevant circumstances
  • Carries out reviews of system recordings, as requested by authorized individuals, and make still images, video, or digital copies to enter as evidence
  • Provides evidence statements for police and other authorities in court relating to images and information gathered during monitoring activities
Service Excellence
  • Attends the workplace regularly, reports to work punctually and follows a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite
  • Completes all required training and professional development sessions sponsored through the Tarrant County College ( TCC ) Institute
  • Supports the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation and creativity and service to the College
  • Supports the mission, values and 3 goals and 8 principles of the College
*Performs other related tasks as required.

SUPERVISION – Works under the general supervision of Video Monitor Center Specialist.

The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Required Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures
  • High school diploma or ( GED ) equivalent
  • Must pass a background investigation
  • Must obtain CJIS Certification upon hire
  • Must be 18 years or older at the time of employment
  • Felony convictions and disqualifying criminal histories are not allowed
  • Must be able to read and write the English language
  • Must be of good moral character and of temperate and industrious habits
Desired Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures
  • Experience working with computerized systems
Knowledge, Skills and Ability
  • Ability to document all video data systems activities in a clear, legible written format
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality on sensitive information
  • Ability to compose, type, and edit correspondence as required
  • Knowledge of modern law enforcement principles, procedures, techniques, and equipment
  • Skilled in operating the tools and equipment listed above
  • Ability to learn the applicable laws, ordinances, and department rules and regulations
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, peers, and supervisors
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment in evaluating situations and in making decisions
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
  • Ability to learn the District’s geography
  • Skilled in excellent customer service and interpersonal skills with diverse populations
  • Uses interpersonal skills, thinks, reasons, and makes sound judgments to decide how duties and responsibilities are completed

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Special Instructions Summary




Casandra Harris

Applicant Documents
Required Documents Optional Documents
  1. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Certification / License

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