WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:
The Department of Public Safety, Division of Statewide Services, is recruiting for two Criminal Justice Technicians to work in the Sex Offender Registration unit. The positions provide advanced paraprofessional support responsible for the administration and day to day operation of the Sex Offender/Child Kidnapper Central Registry (SOCKR). The staff review the criminal backgrounds of sex offenders and make initial assessments about registration requirements; work with law enforcement and criminal justice agencies, in Alaska and nationwide, to help identify and locate non-complaint offenders; provide support to criminal justice agencies filing charges for failure to register; oversee and manage data entry and case management for registrants; and collect and process biometric data from the registrants to include fingerprints and DNA.
OUR ORGANIZATION, MISSION, AND CULTURE:
The Criminal Records & Identification Bureau manages the Alaska Sex Offender/Child Kidnapper Central Registry (SOCKR), and criminal justice agencies, employment and licensing agencies, and the public rely on registry website. The Criminal Justice Technician II positions are critical to process the high volume of registrations, provide support to law enforcement/prosecutors regarding non-compliant registrants, maintain the State's compliance with state and federal SOCKR requirements, and provide general assistance to law enforcement, registrants, and the public. The efforts of the team help ensure the state and national sex offender registries are as complete as possible, and records are readily available for members of the public, employers, licensing agencies, and criminal justice agencies as required by law.
THE BENEFITS OF JOINING OUR TEAM:
Joining our team provides an opportunity to promote public safety and to provide support and technical assistance that benefits the public, employers, licensing agencies, and criminal justice agencies. We are a dedicated, motivated, and dynamic group that recognizes the value of each team member.
THE WORKING CONDITIONS YOU CAN EXPECT:
This position is located in East Anchorage in the Department of Public Safety's (DPS) Headquarters' building located at 5700 East Tudor Road. Office space consists of individual workstations in an open area to encourage collaborative efforts. The Chugach Mountains provide the backdrop for the building 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.
Attention to Detail: Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about producing consistently accurate work.
Technical: Uses computers and a variety of computer applications to retrieve, analyze, process, and store information.
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/
One year of paraprofessional experience in criminal justice, juvenile justice, probation, parole, public safety, law enforcement, corrections, court, legal services, law office, social services or public assistance programs or functions.
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 in criminal justice or social sciences will substitute for the required experience on a month-for-month basis (3 semester hours or 4 quarter hours equal one month of experience).APSIN
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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