New job Criminal Justice Technician I (PCN 4602) in Alaska | 2021

Criminal Justice Technician I (PCN 4602)

Company : State of Alaska
Salary : $3,081 a month
Location : Alaska

Full Description

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

The incumbent will work with a team of highly dedicated, hardworking individuals working collaboratively with criminal justice agencies to maintain the content and integrity of information in APSIN to promote accurate reporting and dissemination of criminal history information towards the common goal to promote public safety and support law enforcement efforts. This position offers the opportunity to gain excellent time management and organization skills necessary to manage a high volume of work completed in a team environment.

THE WORKING CONDITIONS YOU CAN EXPECT

This position is in East Anchorage in the Department of Public Safety’s Headquarters building located at 5700 East Tudor Road. Office space 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

To be successful in the position, a candidate will need the following core competencies:

  • Knowledge and experience that demonstrates the ability to analyze various types of information and source documents for relevancy, accuracy, or inconsistencies.
  • Knowledge and experience that demonstrates strong organizational skills and attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy with a concentration on both quality and quantity of work.
  • Knowledge and experience working independently with minimal supervision while showing initiative and exercising sound judgment on assigned projects.
  • Knowledge and experience that demonstrates flexibility and adaptability to changing priorities while maintaining a positive attitude and meeting established deadlines and performance standards.
  • Knowledge and experience that demonstrates the ability to establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships with agency staff and coworkers where confidentiality and ethical use and handling of confidential information is required; criminal justice experience is preferred.


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/

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from high school or the equivalent.
AND
One year of advanced clerical experience.
OR
One year of law enforcement or criminal justice experience equivalent to Correctional Officer I, Adult Probation Officer I, Court Services Officer, Juvenile Probation Officer I, Juvenile Justice Officer I, or State Trooper Recruit with the State of Alaska.

SUBSTITUTION:
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).

Special Note:
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.

Additional Required Information

APSIN
Please be aware – 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.

BACKGROUND CHECK
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.

WORK EXPERIENCE
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.

EDUCATION
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.

MULTIPLE VACANCIES
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.

EEO STATEMENT
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.

Contact Information

WORKPLACE ALASKA APPLICATION QUESTIONS & ASSISTANCE
Questions regarding application submission or system operation errors should be directed to the Workplace Alaska hotline at 1-800-587-0430 (toll free) or (907) 465-4095 if you are located in the Juneau area. Requests for information may also be emailed to recruitment.services@alaska.gov.

For applicant password assistance please visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/js_lostpswd.cfm?&topheader=alaska

For specific information in reference to the position please contact the hiring manager at:


Contact Information (Required):

Name Lorena Bukovich-Notti
Lorena.bukovich-notti@alaska.gov


Careers with the State of Alaska offer MANY benefits

The following information describes typical benefits available to employees of the State of Alaska. Actual benefits received may differ by bargaining unit or branch of government, position type, or be prorated for other than full time work.

For a quick breakdown of the insurance, health, and retirement benefits available for State Employees you can view an orientation video from Division of Retirement and Benefits. (Please note this video is specifically designed for new State Employees.)

Insurance Benefits
  • Health insurance, which includes employer contributions toward medical/vision/dental
    • The following employee groups are under AlaskaCare Benefits administered by the State: See http://doa.alaska.gov/drb/programs/index.html for additional information.
      • AVTEC
      • Confidential
      • Correctional Officers
      • Marine Engineers
      • Mt. Edgecumbe Teachers
      • Supervisory
      • Unlicensed Vessel Personnel/Inland Boatman's Union
      • Exempt employees (not covered by collective bargaining)
    • The following employee groups are covered by Union health trusts. Contact the appropriate Union for additional information.
      • General Government
      • Labor, Trades and Crafts
      • Public Safety Employees Association
      • Masters, Mates & Pilots
  • Employer paid Basic Life insurance with additional coverage available (amount depends on Bargaining Unit)
Optional Insurance Benefits
  • Group-based insurance premiums for
    • Term life (employee, spouse or qualified same sex partner, and dependents)
    • Long-term and short-term disability
    • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
    • Long-term care (self and eligible family members)
    • Supplemental Survivor Benefits
  • Employee-funded flexible spending accounts for tax savings on eligible health care or dependent care expenses

Retirement Benefits
  • Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Teachers' Retirement System (TRS)
  • Matching employer contribution into a defined contribution program (new employees)
  • Employer contribution into a defined benefit or defined contribution program (current employees)
  • Contributions to the Alaska Supplemental Annuity Plan in lieu of contributions to Social Security
  • Option to enroll in the Alaska Deferred Compensation Program
  • Note: The Defined Contribution Plan, Supplemental Annuity Plan and Deferred Compensation Program offer a variety of investment options
See http://doa.alaska.gov/drb/retirement/index.html for additional information
Paid Leave & Other Benefits
  • Personal leave with an accrual rate increase based on time served
  • Eleven paid holidays a year
  • Gym discounts at participating fitness providers in multiple locations throughout the state.

See http://doa.alaska.gov/drb/ghlb/employee/health/gymListing.html for additional information


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