New job CLASSIFICATION CLERK in Rhode Island



Company : State of Rhode Island
Salary : $40,141 - $43,750 a year
Location : Rhode Island

Full Description

Class Definition
  • Please note that this position is for 2nd shift (4:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.) and requires at least one weekend shift per month.
Illustrative Examples of Work Performed

Duties/Responsibilities: The office is seeking an individual with excellent organizational, social and communication skills to fill a position within the Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation (BCI). The position offers a unique and challenging experience for a highly motivated person. The selected candidate will be assigned to work as a classification clerk within BCI. This position is for second shift only (4:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.) and requires working one weekend per month. Primary duties include the following:

  • Conducting criminal background checks for the public
  • Processing criminal record expungement orders from the court system
  • Processing Permit to Carry a Pistol applications
  • Processing Security Guard License applications
  • Answering phone calls from the public
  • Conducting criminal history checks for prosecuting attorneys
  • Entering/quashing warrants in the state and national criminal history systems
  • Working with police departments to confirm warrants and court orders
  • Entering criminal case dispositions
  • Entering Restraining/No Contact Orders into state and national criminal history systems.
  • Processing fax requests from Courts, Judges, and police departments
  • Monitoring security cameras for all AG buildings

Required Qualifications for Appointment

Education/Experience/Special Requirements: Applicants should have excellent computer skills, be well organized and comfortable dealing with the public. Familiarity with criminal justice procedures is preferred but not mandatory.

Supplemental Information

About the Office: The Attorney General is the state’s top lawyer and law enforcement official, protecting and serving the people and interests of Rhode Island through a broad range of duties. Every day, the Office’s attorneys fight to ensure the public safety of the state’s communities, improve the economic security of its citizens, safeguard the state’s spectacular natural resources, and restore the public’s trust in government. Assistant and Special Assistant Attorneys General represent the people of Rhode Island in civil and criminal matters before trial courts, appellate courts, and the supreme courts of Rhode Island and the United States. The Office is unique among attorneys general offices across the country. Out of fifty states, only two other offices share the same broad criminal mission. The Office’s attorneys prosecute complex and violent crimes but also functionally serve as one of the nation’s largest district attorney’s offices, prosecuting all felonies throughout the state.

If applying for position by submitting cover letter and resume via mail or email, no need to apply through online system.

Application Process: Applicants should submit a (1) a cover letter, (2) resume: and (3) list of three references to:

Aida P. Crosson
Director of Administration
Office of Attorney General
150 South Main Street
Providence, RI 02903

Other Information: The selected applicant will be subject to a background investigation including reference checks.

The Rhode Island Office of Attorney General is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, disability, or covered veteran status.