DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY DIRECT HIRE RECRUITMENT TITLE: IDENTIFICATION SPECIALIST II (0523) PAY RANGE: (16) $1034.40-1074.40-1116.80-1164.80-1212.80-1262.40-1311.20-1364.00 (BI-WEEKLY) BARGAINING UNIT: B – Professional / Technical BENEFITS: Value of State-paid Dental Insurance: $13.69 biweekly Value* of State-paid Health Insurance: Level 1: 100% State Contribution (employee pays nothing): $363.77 biweekly Level 2: 95% State Contribution (employee pays 5%): $345.58 biweekly Level 3: 90% State Contribution (employee pays 10%): $327.39 biweekly Level 4: 85% State Contribution (employee pays 15%): $309.20 biweekly *The level of the actual value of state paid Health Insurance will be based on the employee’s wage rate and status with regard to the health credit premium program as of July 1, 2010. Value of State share of Employee Retirement Contributions: 11.54% of salary. LOCATION OF POSITION: State Bureau of Identification - Augusta DESCRIPTION: This is advanced technical services involving the scientific evaluation, identification, and classification of fingerprints and the evaluation and interpretation of legal documents to establish, maintain and disseminate Criminal History Record Information (CHRI). Work is performed under general supervision. THE FOLLOWING KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES ARE DESIRABLE IN A CANDIDATE BUT NOT REQUIRED: -Knowledge of fingerprint classification procedures. -Knowledge of the rules of National Crime Information Center (NCIC) Classification. -Knowledge of advanced fingerprint classification, identification, filing, and processing procedures. -Knowledge of methods of securing, identifying, numbering, filing and retrieving criminal records and documents. -Knowledge of applicable state and federal laws, rules, regulations, Maine Criminal Code, and judicial procedures. -Knowledge of Federal and State rules and regulations governing records management. -Knowledge of legal and criminal justice terminology, word construction, format, and documents. -Ability to classify, code, cross code, analyzes, and compare difficult fingerprints card submissions. -Ability to analyze legal information and develop accurate and concise CHRI. -Ability to review criminal records for completeness, accuracy, and conformance to Maine Criminal Codes and privacy and security laws. -Ability to work rapidly and accurately with names, numbers, codes, and symbols. -Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. -Ability to understand and apply procedural instructions. -Ability to operate modern office equipment. AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFIERS: You should be aware before starting the application process that you will automatically be eliminated for any of the following: 1. Have been found guilty of murder or any crime classified in Maine law as a Class A, Class B, or Class C crime (any felony) or a conviction for any equivalent crime in another jurisdiction outside the State of Maine. 2. Have been found guilty of any crime classified in Maine law as a Class D and/or Class E crime (misdemeanor with a maximum possible term of imprisonment of less than one year) or a conviction for any equivalent crime in another jurisdiction outside the State of Maine; 3. Have been found guilty of any of the following provisions of the Maine Criminal Code or a conviction for any equivalent crime in another jurisdiction outside the State of Maine: 1) Chapter 15 (Theft); 2) Chapter 19 (Falsification in Official Matters); 3) Chapter 25 (Bribery and Corrupt Practices); or 4) Chapter 45 (Drugs); 5) Title 29A Section 2411 (Operating Under the Influence 9/1/2000 or later) MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Entry-level knowledges, skills, and/or abilities may be acquired through but are not limited to the following course work training and/or experience. A two (2) year combination of complex clerical experience and/or post-secondary education to include at least six (6) months of experience in evaluating and interpreting legal documents is required. Offer of employment is contingent upon the outcome of a background check. Preference may be given individuals whose prior work experience or education demonstrate knowledge of law enforcement or legal processes/procedures. Individuals applying for Identification Specialist II will be required to successfully pass two pre-tests for form blindness. Passing scores must be average or above average as a prerequisite to move on in the interview process. (These tests are objective and have a scoring standard established identifying what is average or above. There will be a monitor present at the time these pre-tests are administered and the tests will be given to all applicants at the same time. Individuals who pass these pre-tests are more likely to successfully pass the more comprehensive training done during the initial probation.) APPLICATION PROCESS: To apply for the position, complete a Direct Hire Application and submit the supplemental questions, Monday, August 20, 2012 to: Mary Jayne Monroe (207)-623-6736 Security & Employment Service Center 108 State House Station Augusta, ME 04333-0108 This vacancy is posted as required by the Seniority Articles of the MSEA Labor Contract. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER SUPPLEMENTAL QUALIFICATIONS FORM Mary Jayne W. Monroe (207)-623-6736 Security & Employment Service Center 108 State House Station Augusta, ME 04333-0104 CANDIDATE’S NAME: DATE SENT CLASSIFICATION TITLE: CODE: IDENTIFICATION SPECIALIST II 0523 DATE DUE IN SECURITY & EMPLOYMENT SERVICE EXAMINER’S NAME: CENTER: Monday, August 20, 2012 Mary Jayne Monroe I hereby affirm that the information contained in this form is correct to the best of my knowledge and understand that false or misleading statements may result in rejection of my Application for Employment or dismissal from Maine State Service if I am selected. Signature:________________________________________ Date:________________ INSTRUCTIONS: This request for supplemental information is to allow you to directly relate your education and experience to specific job requirements. If you need more space, attach additional sheets and identify the area(s) to which they relate. If you need more information, please contact the individual identified above, Monday - Friday from 7:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. This form must be signed and dated in order to be evaluated. The statements you make will be the basis for evaluating your specific suitability for this particular work and provide the basis for making a numerical evaluation of training and experience. This form, upon submission to the State of Maine, becomes part of the examination process and is held to be confidential. Statements made on this form and in your application are subject to verification by the Department of Public Safety. This form must be returned to the Department of Public Safety at the above address prior to 5:00 p.m. on the Due Date above. 1. Describe your experience(s) in leadership roles. Indicate the number of people you supervised and the type of work performed. 2. List the standard business office software packages, including word- processing, spreadsheets, and databases in which you are familiar. Also, indicate your level of expertise as: Skill Level Name of Software Package/databases Beginner Intermediate Expert 3. Please give examples of your background that demonstrates your ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. 4. Describe your experience(s) in working independently, making decisions, and applying problem-solving skills.
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