Return Utah, Criminal Information Tech II – DHHS Fingerprint & Background Checks

State of Utah

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Criminal Information Tech II
Fingerprint & Background Checks

Return Utah!
Attention professionals looking to return to the workforce after a career break of two years or more. The State of Utah and Lieutenant Governor Deidre M. Henderson invite you to apply for the Return Utah program. This 16-week program is similar to an internship and is designed to provide the experience, training, skill, and mentoring needed to successfully return to the workforce after a hiatus. Using a cohort model, participants will navigate this professional and personal life transition together, bolstered by expert group coaching and customized programming.

This is a full-time, intent-to-hire Return Utah opportunity. Upon completion of the program, based on performance, participants may receive an offer of employment.

To be eligible for this return-to-work opportunity , candidates must:
Be on a career break of two or more years at time of application unless currently serving, recently separated, retired from military service, or supporting a military spouse/partner.
Have prior professional experience in functional area of interest
Have interest in returning to a full-time position

The Utah Department of Health & Human Services 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.
The Criminal Information Tech II provides advanced level support and has specialized knowledge of programs and practices. Assists in criminal investigations through computerized research activities. Receives, processes, and responds to information requests from allied law enforcement agencies. Provides authorized agencies with information. Responsible for opening, maintaining, and updating investigation files and other records.

May transcribe confidential tapes of interviews, case reports, prepare, and close correspondence for investigators. Incumbents may also operate the Automated Fingerprint Information System (AFIS), search fingerprint files manually, and compare and classify fingerprints This is a working-level job which requires advanced knowledge of Bureau of Criminal Identification programs and activities. Criminal Information Compliance Specialists ensure that agencies.

Why Join Our Team?
This is an opportunity to make a difference for Utah citizens while being a pivotal part of a dynamic team. You will receive great health and retirement benefits, such as generous paid time off. 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.

The Agency
To learn more about the Utah Department of Health & Human Services, click here. If offered this position, your continued employment will be contingent upon passing a fingerprint background check.

Example of Duties
Duties as a Criminal Tech II include the following:

Audits and reviews systems and practices to ensure compliance with procedures, regulations and standards.
Interprets, clarifies, explains and applies agency policy and procedures, business practices, federal or state laws and regulations, etc.
Delivers presentations, stand up training, or instruction to staff, management, clients, or the general public.
Ensures that agency and/or state records are properly classified, processed and controlled.
Acts as a resource to provide information or determine the most effective way of meeting the needs of management, staff, clients or customers.
Writes or drafts correspondence, reports, documents and/or other written materials.
Searches, retrieves and/or researches public and private records in accordance with applicable state and federal laws governing access to these records.
Enters data into a computer system and retrieves, corrects, or deletes previously entered data.

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

review and/or edit documents for accuracy and completeness
communicate information and ideas clearly, and concisely, in writing; read and understand information presented in writing
criminal code
make a decision or solve a problem by using logic to identify key facts, explore alternatives, and propose quality solutions
applicable laws, rules, regulations and/or policies and procedures
plan, organize and prioritize time and workload in order to accomplish tasks and meet deadlines
agency and/or organizational program(s)
speak clearly, concisely and effectively; listen to, and understand, information and ideas as presented verbally
use the telephone in a professional and courteous manner
enter, transcribe, record, store, or maintain information in either written or electronic form.
compile, code, categorize, calculate, tabulate, audit, verify, or process information or data
read, interpret and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies and/or procedures
follow written and/or oral instructions
deliver presentations or training using acceptable methods and techniques
maintain confidentiality
operate a computer keyboard
use computer word processing software

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.
Pass thorough background investigation
Must pass the Utah Bureau of Identification Proficiency test with in probationary period and maintain certification thereafter
Occasional in-state, out-of-state, overnight, and weekend travel may be required
This position is a career service exempt (schedule TL) that may convert to career service (schedule B) in the future.

Health insurance

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