$24.34-$34.63 Hourly / $4,218.93-$6,002.53 Monthly / $50,627.20-$72,030.40 Yearly
Examines fingerprint cards bearing latent prints to determine the suitability of prints for entry into AFIS and IAFIS; scans suitable fingerprints into the systems; uses them to track the relationships between the ridges and minutiae of fingerprints; marks the pattern of prints per AFIS/IAFIS specifications.
Scans, encodes and submits prints to Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) databases.
Logs in requests for fingerprint comparisons, documenting date, requestor name and/or agency, type of crime, and report number; insures all necessary information needed to process requests is noted; if additional information is needed, contacts person and/or agency to obtain; assists detectives, state attorney representatives, crime scene personnel, and others regarding print services; researches case files to facilitate requests for services.
Utilizes the Henry Fingerprint Classification System to locate master fingerprint cards on suspect(s) as needed; compares new ten print cards with those on file.
Maintains AFIS and IAFIS statistics and the Latent Fingerprint Request Tracking system database; files latent fingerprint requests, master fingerprint cards, palm print cards and crime scene print cards; purges latent fingerprint file and palm cards on a periodic basis for archiving.
Performs related work as required.
Some knowledge of: the principles and techniques involved in fingerprint classification, comparison and identification; Henry fingerprint classification; ten print identification.
Working knowledge of: courtroom procedures; giving testimony in court.
Ability to: follow established procedures; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; learn how to operate and utilize the AFIS/IAFIS; establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, law enforcement personnel and others; maintain security of offices and files to ensure confidentiality of materials.
Possession of a valid Florida driver's license required.