A 5-minute walk from my flat in Hackney Central to Hackney Downs Overground Station. The land is owned by Hackney Borough Council.
NO. OF CCTV CAMERAS ENCOUTERED: 7
CCTV OPERATORS: NSL Services Group on behalf of Hackney Council
FOOTAGE STORAGE: 28 DAYS
CAMERAS WATCHED LIVE: Yes. Images are watched live, at regular intervals, from Hackney Council’s CCTV headquarters below Stoke Newington Town Hall, 184, Stoke Newington Church Street, N16
HACKNEY COUNCIL CAMERAS
The Cameras encountered on route are Oculus Compact, Rugged, Continuous Rotation PTZ
These cameras are manufactured by a company called Silent Sentinel
All cameras can pan, tilt and zoom. They have night vision capacity and motion detection software. They cannot detect/record sound.
There are no hidden/covert cameras en route.
All encountered cameras are real.
ENCOUNTERED CCTV NUMBERS: 334, 337, 331, 330, 33, 116, 32
Silent Sentinal Information:
Hackney Council CCTV Policy and basic map of coverage:
CCTV Centre in Stoke Newington:
OTHER POINTS OF INTEREST
CCTV Operators are paid Real London Living Wage and work a 48 hour week, shift pattern 6 days on 2 days off. See below job advert (now removed).
CCTV Public Space Surveillance Operator
NSL is the UK’s leading enforcement services company. Due to continued growth we are currently recruiting for a CCTV Public Space Surveillance Operator in Hackney.
The role will require you to monitor CCTV Operations and provide a professional, efficient and effective CCTV surveillance service. You will work as part of a team and be responsible for gathering intelligence and evidence to help reduce disorder objectives.
Key elements of the role:
To accurately and promptly observe, monitor and operate closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras and related equipment, and, where necessary direct Police Officers, by radio, to real time incidents To identify, report, and record anything suspicious, in line with agreed procedures To operate the cameras and equipment effectively ensuring that best possible evidential quality images are recorded
To be able to make written reports or witness statements, attending court if required, as supporting evidence to CCTV images To ensure that integrity and confidentiality of all information gained is secure at all times by strict compliance with the principles of both the Data Protection and Human Rights Acts To operate surveillance equipment ethically and in accordance with training, policy and procedures, manufacturer’s instructions and relevant legislation To ensure all equipment is functioning correctly, carry out equipment checks as required and report all faults to relevant personnel, carry out basic non technical system maintenance as required To effectively liaise with stakeholders visiting the site and to maintain the integrity of the operational area at all times
You will be required to work 48 hours per week, including weekends and nights 6 days on, 2 days off shift pattern. Flexibility for the role is essential.
The ideal candidate:
Competent using a computer Holds a ECDL certificate (desirable) Able to operate two-way radio equipment Exceptional written and oral skills Ability to write simple reports Familiarity with the relevant Data Protection Act, CCTV Codes of Practice and other relevant legislation Good knowledge of local area and restrictions Must have full UK driving licence Must have an SIA Public Space Surveillance Licence
In return for your time & hard work:
22 days annual leave plus bank holidays
Training & development
Employee Consultative Committee to represent the voice of colleagues
Interested? Apply Now!