LiveScan Fingerprint Technician I

State of Utah

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LiveScan Fingerprint Technician – Criminal Information Tech I

Would you like a career instead of just a job? Would you like to have great benefits? Do you enjoy helping others? Would you like a challenging career? This position might just be the change you are looking for.

The main purpose of this position is to provide advanced level support in the Applicant Background Check and Fingerprinting sections of the Bureau of Criminal Identification. Duties may include data entry of background check requests, taking fingerprints, assisting both walk-in and telephone customers.

Principal dutiesPrepares ten-print fingerprint cards and fingerprint evidence for entry into Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS), search fingerprint files manually, and compare and classify fingerprints
An Ideal Candidate
Must be able to physically manipulate another persons hands in order to obtain the fingerprints.
Will be able to communicate information and ideas clearly and concisely.
Will be able to use logic to make a decision or solve a problem.
Will be able to understand and apply applicable laws, rules, regulations, as well as policies and procedures.
Will be able to follow written and/or oral instructions.
Will be able to maintain confidentiality.
Will be able to classify fingerprints using AFIS and the Utah classification method.
Why Should You Join Our Team?The State of Utah has a large variety of careers for people in both rural and urban areas, with all types of experiences and backgrounds who come together for a singular purpose—to work where they live, to serve the residents and businesses as well as the visitors of the State of Utah.

We have great business partners who want to serve Utah citizens efficiently and effectively, while working within the guidance of their federal and state partners. This is an opportunity to make a difference for Utah citizens while being a pivotal part of an exciting team.

We offer the work life balance, opportunities for growth and the upward mobility you’ve been searching for! Affordable premiums for health, dental, vision benefits that begin on your first day of employment. You will receive benefits, such as, generous paid time off so you can spend more time with your family and have a positive work life balance. Click here to view a summary of all the benefits we offer.
For more information on the Utah Department of Public Safety, please click here .

Supplemental Information
Special physical demands are required for this position, the applicant must be able to stand for long periods of time which may include walking to and from the door to let customers in and physically manipulating another persons hands in order to obtain the fingerprints. This close physical contact may increase your risk of exposure to COVID and other viruses.
Must pass the Utah Bureau of Identification Proficiency test with in probationary period and maintain certification thereafter
Must pass a comprehensive background check to be eligible to be hired into this position.
Monday through Friday 8 am to 5 pm
Department of Human Resource Management rules regarding promotions and transfers apply to current state employees.
Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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