Criminal Information Tech II

State of Utah

Full Job Description
Job Description


Are you someone who pays attention to the details and can make a conscious effort to understand the causes instead of just the effects?

The Utah Department of Corrections is seeking self-motivated and dependable employees who are very detail-oriented and take pride in their work to join our team as a Criminal Information Tech II. This position will be in the Sex Offender Registry and Interstate Compact Office. You will provide advanced-level support and have specialized knowledge of the Sex and Kidnap Offender Registry and the Interstate Compact. You will manage your own caseload, and ensure data and documentation are accurate, and complete and timelines are met. This position may also require on-call availability.

Note: This is an in office position.

Principle Duties
A Criminal Information Tech II is responsible to work in the Sex and Kidnap Offender Registry and Interstate Compact Office environment to include the following tasks:Receives, processes and responds to information requests from Adult Probation and Parole Agents, allied law enforcement agencies, out-of-state registry offices, courts, attorneys, and offenders.
Responsible for providing authorized agencies with information and files on sex offenders, Kidnap and Child Abuse Registry, and interstate compact cases.
Responsible to request, opening, maintaining, and updating investigation files and other records.
Amber Alert response team and training.
Responsible for auditing registration forms.

The Ideal Candidate
The best-qualified individual for this position is someone who:Has knowledge and/or experience with Evidence-Based practices.
Is very detail oriented and willing to learn and adapt to new ways.
Works well under pressure.

Preference may be given to those who:Have working experience in a law enforcement agency.
Has experience in case management.
Have experience working in the SONAR/Offender Watch computer program.
Have knowledge of the Sex/Kidnap Offender Registry and the Interstate Compact.
Have knowledge of UCJIS, O-Track, and/or UDOCA.

Why You Should Join Our Team
Besides working with a dedicated team of professionals who are dedicated to ensuring the public’s safety, you will receive great health and retirement benefits. Click here to view a summary of the benefits we offer. We also provide generous paid time off so you can spend more time with your family and have a positive work-life balance.
The Agency
The Utah Department of Corrections is a dedicated team of professionals who ensures public safety by effectively managing offenders while maintaining close collaboration with partner agencies and the community. Our team is devoted to providing maximum opportunities for offenders to make lasting changes through accountability, treatment, education, and positive reinforcement within a safe environment. For more information on the Utah Department of Corrections please click here.

Example of Duties

Searches, retrieves and researches public/private records in accordance with applicable state and federal laws governing access to these records.
Audits and enters data into a computer system and retrieves, corrects previously entered data.
Drafts correspondence, reports, documents and other written materials.
Performs initial background and history research on individual(s) being investigated as well as screens, composes and controls sensitive data or documentation.
Ensures that agency and state records are properly classified, processed and controlled.
Maintains accurate records and logs.
Testify in state or federal court. May require overnight travel.
Professional in assisting, directing and/or corresponding via email and/or phone.
Responsible for maintaining caseload, and meeting deadlines for both federal and state agencies.
Responsible for completing monthly reports.

Typical Qualifications
(includes knowledge, skills, and abilities required upon entry into position and trainable after entry into position)

make a decision or solve a problem by using logic to identify key facts, explore alternatives, and propose quality solutions
review and/or edit documents for accuracy and completeness while maintaining deadlines
agency and/or organizational program(s)
communicate information and ideas clearly, and concisely, in writing; read and understand information presented in writing
applicable laws, rules, regulations and/or policies and procedures
enter, transcribe, record, store, or maintain information in either written or electronic form.
follow written and/or oral instructions
maintain confidentiality
manage time and case loads independently

Supplemental Information

Risks found in the typical office setting, which is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated, e.g., safe use of office equipment, avoiding trips and falls, observing fire regulations, etc.
Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to perform the work; however, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying light items; driving an automobile, etc. Special physical demands are not required to perform the work.
Hiring officials may identify additional related skills and requirements as preferences in making hiring and promotional decision.
Successfully pass the Utah Bureau of Identification Proficiency test within six months of employment and maintain certification thereafter.
Successfully pass the Utah Notary exam within the first year of employment

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