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CRIMINAL JUSTICE INFO EXAMINER - 71000572

Date: Sep 27, 2020

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Requisition No: 212301 

Agency: Department of Law Enforcement

Working Title: CRIMINAL JUSTICE INFO EXAMINER - 71000572

Position Number: 71000572 

Salary:  $25,479.22 

Posting Closing Date: 12/31/2020 

ABOUT OUR AGENCY:

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) employs more than 1,900 members statewide – either at headquarters in Tallahassee or in one of seven regional operations centers (ROCs). Services are delivered by five key areas: Executive Direction and Business Support; Investigations and Forensic Science; Florida Capitol Police; Criminal Justice Information Services; and Criminal Justice Professionalism. Click here for additional information about FDLE.

MISSION:

To promote public safety and strengthen domestic security by providing services in partnership with local, state, and federal criminal justice agencies to prevent, investigate, and solve crimes while protecting Florida citizen’s and visitors.

 CRIMINAL JUSTICE INFORMATION EXAMINER – 71000572

To be considered as a potential candidate, you must meet the minimum qualifications(s) listed below. Degrees must be from an accredited college or university as recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

1. A high school diploma or its equivalent and two years of clerical or criminal justice experience.

2. Vocational/technical training in the area of law enforcement, secretarial science or data processing or any college coursework from an accredited institution can substitute at the rate of 30 semester, 45 quarter or 720 classroom hours for each year of the required experience. 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Vacancies filled from this requisition may be assigned to one of the following bureaus:

Criminal History Services – The Criminal History Services (CHS) section provides criminal history record information to criminal justice agencies, non-criminal justice agencies, and qualified entities for the purposes of determining or maintaining eligibility for licensing and/or employment. Criminal Justice Information Examiners in this bureau are responsible for reviewing criminal history records to ensure accurate data is disseminated to the public or qualified entities as authorized by law.

Crime Information Bureau - The Crime Information Bureau (CIB) creates, updates, modifies, and deletes criminal history information to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the criminal history records, as directed by Florida Statutes. Criminal Justice Information Examiners in this bureau are responsible for providing service to local, state, and federal agencies as well as the general public with regards to the accuracy and maintenance requests of criminal history records. 

Firearm Eligibility Bureau - The Firearm Eligibility Bureau (FEB) is responsible for fulfilling the requirements of the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act by conducting criminal record checks for federal firearm licensees and law enforcement agencies on individuals purchasing or receiving firearms. Criminal Justice Information Examiners in this bureau work in a call center type environment processing criminal history checks by inputting demographics into the Firearm Eligibility System and analyzing results to determine if the purchaser meets the requirements to legally possess and/or own a gun in Florida. This bureau operates every day of the year, except Christmas Day and New Year’s Day, with operating hours of 9:00 am to 9:00 pm. Applicants must be willing to work flexible schedules and/or shift work, such as any combination of Monday through Friday, nights, weekends, or holidays.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of general office procedures and practices;
  • Ability to record, collect, evaluate and analyze data;
  • Ability to review data for accuracy and completeness;
  • Ability to organize files, records and/or other materials;
  • Ability to sort data alphabetically, numerically, and categorically;
  • Ability to read and interpret state statutes;
  • Ability to read and interpret law enforcement data;
  • Ability to operate personal computers and other office equipment;
  • Ability to follow instructions;
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments;
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; and        
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.     

HIRING PROCESS:

You will be evaluated for this job based on your previous knowledge and experience. Additional reviews may be performed to screen for preferred qualifications, experience and education. Your qualifications will be based on knowledge, skills, and abilities and other elements relevant to this position supported by the information in your application. Qualifying questions will only be credited if verifiable by the information provided on your application including specifically required software/computer skills. You may be contacted to participate in a selection process which may consist of written exercises, work samples, skills tests, and in-person interviews.  You may be notified by email to participate in a selection process. Failure to reply within a designated timeframe may exclude you from further consideration. This hiring process may establish a pool to fill current and future vacancies.

BACKGROUND:

FDLE requires an extensive background process of all recommended applicants. The elements of a background include: financial credit check, criminal history of applicant and applicant’s immediate family or roommates, personal references, employment verifications, drug screen and fingerprinting.  This information will be utilized to make the final hiring decision.

OUR SALARY & BENEFITS:

  • Starting salary will be the minimum of the class pay range, unless otherwise dictated by FDLE’s pay policy. FDLE is a State of Florida Employer and offers a comprehensive benefits package, including:
  • Paid holidays, vacation and sick leave;
  • HMO and PPO health insurance options with premiums starting as low as $50 per month;
  • $25,000 in automatic life insurance coverage;
  • Multiple supplemental insurance options including: dental, vision, disability and more;
  • Pension and investment retirement plan options;
  • Tax deferred medical and child care reimbursement accounts; and
  • State of Florida Tuition Waiver Program. 

NOTES:

Preference will be given to current FDLE members who have satisfactorily completed their probationary period or served at least one year in their current position. Preference may be given to applicants in the State Personnel System who have satisfactorily completed their probationary period or served at least one year in their current position.

REMINDERS:

  1. Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website: http://www.sss.gov.
  2. If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be cancelled, suspended, or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.

 

The State of Florida hires only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers.

 

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 


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