Department of Administrative Services

State Police Identification Technician 2 (40 Hour) (7936FT)

$28.13-$36.34 Hourly / $2,250.66-$2,907.05 BiWeekly /
$58,742.23-$75,874.01 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection this class is accountable for acting as a working lead and/or for performing the most complex tasks in the classification, comparison and filing of fingerprints.

GUIDELINES FOR JOB CLASS USE

WORKING LEAD LEVEL: Incumbents in this class report to a supervisor and are normally assigned full time lead responsibility for a unit with a minimum of two (2) other employees while performing unit work activities. For supervisory type duties performed by a working lead the final/"sign-off" authority is vested in the supervisory level employee to whom the incumbent reports.

ADVANCED WORKING LEVEL: Incumbents in this class perform work in a unit which must clearly exceed the norm and include a concentration of highly advanced functions within assigned disciplines. Class use is on a limited or exceptional basis.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Receives general direction from the State Police Supervising Identification Technician.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

Leads State Police Identification Technicians 1, State Police Identification Technician Trainees and clerical staff as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

WORKING LEAD LEVEL: As assigned by a supervisor distributes, prioritizes, oversees and reviews office unit work; provides staff training and assistance; conducts or assists in conducting performance evaluations; acts as liaison with operating units, agencies, consultant staffs and other outside officials regarding unit office policies and standards; prepares reports and correspondence; performs related duties as required.

ADVANCED WORKING LEVEL: Performs more difficult and complex phases of fingerprint identification, rendering decisions on complex patterns, partial print, smudged or damaged prints and other problem cases; takes postmortem prints for identification; examines and processes latent prints; assists in establishment, application and maintenance of office procedures including new methods or systems in classification and identification of fingerprints; provides staff training and assistance in identification methods and techniques and may assist in both field and laboratory work; instructs and trains on proper fingerprinting methods; supervises maintenance of fingerprint files; assists in conducting performance evaluations; acts as liaison with operating units, other agencies and outside officials regarding unit policies and procedures; may make recommendations on policies or standards; may testify as an expert witness in court; may prepare reports and correspondence; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Considerable knowledge of methods, principles and techniques of fingerprint classification and identification; considerable skill, speed and accuracy in classifying fingerprints; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to take, develop, analyze, classify, compare and file fingerprints and impressions including latent prints; ability to solve difficult and complex identification problems; ability to train others in fingerprint classification and identification work; ability to utilize computer software; some lead ability.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Four (4) years of experience in obtaining, classifying, searching and filing fingerprint material with a law enforcement agency.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

Completion of a course in fingerprint classification from a school recognized by the International Association for Identification may be substituted for one (1) year of the General Experience.

CHARACTER REQUIREMENTS

In addition to the checking of references and of facts stated in the application, a thorough background investigation of each candidate may be made before persons are certified for appointment

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  1. Incumbents in this class must have and maintain sufficient visual acuity to perform the duties.
  2. A physical examination may be required.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Incumbents in this class may be exposed to some risk of injury or physical harm in fingerprinting criminals and cadavers and to a considerable degree of eye strain from their work.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Competitive

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Competitive

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(17)-Laboratory/Scientific Services

BARGAINING UNIT

(15)-ENG, SCIEN, TECH P-4

EEO

(2)-Professional

SALARY INFORMATION

FT 19

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the existing specification for the class of State Police Identification Technician 2 in Salary Group ET 19 approved effective December 27, 2013. (Revised to add FT Pay Plan) 

EFFECTIVE DATE

10/12/18


CLASS: 7936FT; EST: 10/13/1961; REV: 10/12/2018;