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City Of Santa Ana Jobs Fingerprint Technician for Fingerprint Examiner

Website City of Santa Ana

Job Description:

With general supervision, provides expert collection, preservation, scientific analysis, and documentation of fingerprint evidence in criminal matters; conducts examinations of physical evidence for latent fingerprints in the laboratory; provides training to others in technical skills; and performs other duties as required within the scope of the classification.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs fingerprint comparisons and identifications; identifies, develops, evaluates, lifts, preserves and compares fingerprints using developing powders, chemicals, dyes, lasers, photography, Photoshop digital enhancement, and other physical techniques.
  • Prepares, enters and compares fingerprints using the California Automated Fingerprint Identification System; prepares findings for court presentation; prepares court exhibits; testifies in court as an expert witness concerning the scientific facts as established in the analysis of fingerprint evidence.  Maintains fingerprint records and files.
  • Studies and applies new techniques and procedures in the field of fingerprints; Consults and coordinates with other law enforcement agencies; provides technical training in the field of forensic fingerprint examinations and procedures; consults with staff, detectives, police officers, deputy district attorneys and other law enforcement officials regarding procedures and analyses.
  • The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification. The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed.

Job Requirements:

  • Education equivalent to graduation from high school; one year of work experience performing fingerprint comparisons and identifications, AFIS/ABIS operation, photography and court testimony.
  • Satisfactory completion of a fingerprint identification course covering classifying, searching, comparing and identifying partial, single, multiple and distorted palm and fingerprints or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the knowledge and abilities listed below:

Job Details:

Company: City of Santa Ana

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Other

Job Location: Santa Ana, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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