WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:
This Criminal Justice Technician I position in the Records and Identification Criminal Records unit analyzes, interprets, evaluates, and enters criminal arrest information reported on arrest reports, fingerprint card, and criminal complaints received from correctional facilities and law enforcement agencies statewide, and enters it into the state's criminal history repository, the Alaska Public Safety Information Network (APSIN). This position uses a variety of criminal justice databases to research and evaluate criminal arrest or disposition information and works collaboratively with criminal justice agencies as needed to resolve conflicting or incomplete information, and to ensure criminal history records are entered timely and accurately in APSIN.
OUR ORGANIZATION, MISSION, AND CULTURE:
As part of the Criminal Records Team, this position reviews charge information for accuracy and completeness before entering or updating information in APSIN. Timely and accurate entry of criminal charge information is essential for law enforcement agencies accessing APSIN and for criminal justice agencies and individuals seeking information for criminal justice purposes, background checks for licensing or employment determination, and firearm transfer approvals.
THE BENEFITS OF JOINING OUR TEAM:
Joining our team provides an opportunity to promote public safety and to provide support and technical assistance to law enforcement, other criminal justice agencies, non-criminal justice agencies, and the public throughout the state. This position offers the opportunity to gain excellent time management and organization skills necessary to manage a high volume of work completed in a collaborative, team environment.
THE WORKING CONDITIONS YOU CAN EXPECT:
This position is located in East Anchorage in the Department of Public Safety's Headquarters building located at 5700 East Tudor Road. Office space in the lower level of the building consists of individual workstations in an open area to encourage collaborative efforts. The backdrop to the building is the Chugach Mountains and ample parking is available; public transportation drop points are located directly in front of the building and paved trails are located right next to the building.
WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR:
Analytical Thinking/Problem Solving: Uses a logical, systematic, and sequential approach to address problems or manage a situation by drawing on one's knowledge and experience base and utilizing other references and resources, as necessary.
Self-Management: Sets well-defined and realistic goals; displays a high level of initiative, effort, and commitment towards completing assignments in a timely manner; and is motivated to achieve.
Research: Gathers, organizes, and maintains information, determines its importance and accuracy, and communicates it by a variety of methods.
The Department of Public Safety strives to preserve the peace, enforce the law, prevent and detect crime, and protect life and property. All positions support or carry out the Department's mission. If our mission interests you and this position embodies your strengths, please consider joining our team.
More information about the Department of Public Safety can be found on our website:http://dps.alaska.gov/
Graduation from high school or the equivalent.
One year of advanced clerical experience.
One year of law enforcement or criminal justice experience equivalent to Correctional Officer 1, Adult Probation Officer 1, Court Services Officer, Juvenile Probation Officer 1, Juvenile Justice Officer 1, or State Trooper Recruit with the State of Alaska.
Post-secondary education will substitute for the experience on a month-for-month basis (3 semester hours or 4 quarter hours equal one month of experience).
High school graduation "equivalent" includes a G.E.D., or completion of any basic adult education course of 480 class hours (16 weeks at 30 hours per week), or six months of work experience performing duties related to the job class, or twelve months of work experience involving some routine tasks related to the job in question, or highest grade of school completed plus amount of work experience which totals 12 years.
This position requires the use of the Alaska Public Safety Information Network (APSIN). A security clearance issued by the Department of Public Safety (DPS) is necessary to use APSIN. DPS will deny security clearance for any applicant who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor in this state or another jurisdiction, or who may be a fugitive from justice. Additionally, security clearance will be withdrawn if DPS discovers that material information was falsified or omitted at the time of the initial application for security clearance.
This position requires the incumbent to submit to a fingerprint based criminal history background check. Due to the sensitive nature of this position, and required access to APSIN, an applicant with criminal convictions will not move forward in the selection process.
Applications will be reviewed to determine if minimum qualifications are met. Therefore, all work experience the applicant is using to meet minimum qualifications for this position must be documented in the application package.
Please include the employer name, your job title, dates of employment, and whether the employment was full or part-time. Applicants who submit application packages that do not provide sufficient information to demonstrate minimum qualifications are met may not advance in the selection process.
If post-secondary education is required to meet the minimum qualifications, you must fill in the Education section of the application. If you have not obtained a degree, please indicate the number of units completed.
Copies of transcripts are required to verify educational credentials if used to meet the minimum qualifications for a position. Transcripts can be attached at the time of application or provided at the time of interview.
This recruitment may be used for more than one (1) vacancy. The applicant pool acquired during this recruitment may be used for future vacancies for up to ninety (90) days after this recruitment closes. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply to each recruitment notice to ensure consideration for all vacancies.
The State of Alaska complies with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Individuals with disabilities, who require accommodation, auxiliary aides or services, or alternative communication formats, please call 1-800-587-0430 or 465-4095 in Juneau or (907) 465-3412 (TTY) or correspond with the Division of Personnel & Labor Relations at the address above. The State of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer.
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