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FINGERPRINT SPECIALIST I

Recruitment #21-004447-0001

GRADE

ASTD8

LOCATION OF POSITION

Baltimore City: 6776 Reisterstown Road, Baltimore, MD 21215

POSITION DUTIES

The incumbent in this position will be performing fingerprint services and demographic data collection for non-criminal justice purposes for the Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS) - Central Repository. They will be responsible for completing Live Scan and Ink Method fingerprinting to make comparisons of the inked and computer image prints; operating the Maryland Automated Fingerprint Identification System (MAFIS) and its components; and performing other related duties as required.

Operates the computerized Live Scan unit to collect electronic fingerprint scans and related demographic data from customers; obtains fingerprints using both ink method and electronic data processing equipment.

Visually screens inked fingerprints to determine whether they are sufficiently legible to facilitate identification and a timely record check.

Maintains and compiles verification of accounting logs, collection of monetary fees, balancing daily receipts and other duties related to funds handling process.

Interacts with CJIS and other State or Local Officials regarding the joint processing of Hazmat applicants and other related issues related to the operation of a CJIS office within an MVA facility or off-site location.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants must meet all minimum (and selective) qualifications to be considered, and to appear on the list of people eligible for hire. Please read all requirements before applying.

Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience: None.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

1. Experience conducting applicant LiveScan fingerprinting for licensing and/or employment.

2. Experience using the Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS) central repository or the Maryland Automated Fingerprint Identification System (MAFIS).

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Candidates for this classification are subject to a criminal records check before a permanent appointment can be made. A criminal conviction record may be grounds for rejection of the applicant by the hiring agency.

2. Employees in this classification are subject to call-in 24 hours a day and, therefore, will be required to provide the employing agency a telephone number where they can by reached.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.

BENEFITS

Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program, have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.

Leave may be granted to a contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and  supplemental questionnaire may be emailed to hr.recruitmentuser@maryland.gov or faxed to 410-484-5928. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment.

M. McCoy

410-339-3524

If you are submitting additional information, the preferred method is to upload it with your application. All uploaded additional information must be received by the closing date and time. If you are unable to upload, please email the requested information to hr.recruitmentuser@maryland.gov referencing the recruitment number in the subject line, or fax to 410-484-5928 (providing a cover sheet with your contact information, recruitment name, recruitment number and the number of pages faxed). Only additional materials that are requested will be accepted for this recruitment.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, HRSD-Recruitment & Examination at 410-339-4200, MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

If you are having difficulties with submitting your online application, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at Application.Help@maryland.gov <Application.Help@maryland.gov> or 410-767-4850.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining, and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.