Classified/Competitive 
Class Code Pay Plan Class Title Eff.Date
7937  ES - 16 STATE POLICE IDENTIFICATION TECHNICIAN 1  Dec 27, 2013
PURPOSE OF CLASS:
In the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of tasks in obtaining, classifying, searching, sequencing, comparing and filing of fingerprints.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED:
Works under the general supervision of a State Police Supervising Identification Technician or other employee of higher grade.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED:
May lead State Police Identification Technician Trainees.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Takes fingerprint impressions; classifies, compares and files fingerprint impressions utilizing Henry System with extensions and National Crime Information Center (NCIC) fingerprint coding method; assigns primary codes and extends classifications of fingerprints according to procedures; conducts file searches to establish positive identification with prints found in master fingerprint files; checks criminal records and computer master file; takes fingerprints of deceased of questionable or unknown identity; processes latent fingerprints and other identifying material; assists in field and laboratory identification work; may provide training in processing of fingerprint materials to identification technicians of lower grade; may transcribe fingerprint formulas on processed fingerprint cards; may testify in court; performs related duties as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:
Knowledge of methods, principles and techniques of fingerprint classification and identification; skill, speed and accuracy in classifying fingerprints; ability to take, develop, analyze, classify, compare and file fingerprints and impressions including latent prints; ability to utilize computer software; some ability to train others in fingerprint classification.
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
General Experience:
Two (2) years of experience in obtaining, classifying, searching and filing fingerprint material with a law enforcement agency.
Substitution Allowed:
Completion of a course in fingerprint classification from a school recognized by the International Association for Identification may be substituted for one (1) year of the General Experience.
CHARACTER REQUIREMENT:
In addition to the checking of references and of facts stated in the application, a thorough background investigation of each candidate may be made before persons are certified for appointment.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
1.
Incumbents in this class must have and maintain sufficient visual acuity to perform the duties.
2.
A physical examination may be required.
WORKING CONDITIONS:
Incumbents in this class may be exposed to some risk of injury or physical harm in fingerprinting criminals and cadavers and to a considerable degree of eye strain in their work.

This replaces the existing specification for the class of State Police Identification Technician 1 in Salary Group ES 16 approved effective February 10, 2012. (2013 SCOPE Review)

7937A 12/27/13 cm
CC Final#  Occup. Group Bargaining Unit EEO
7937  2013  (17)-Laboratory/Scientific Services
(15)-ENG, SCIEN, TECH P-4
(2)-Professional