FIRST DAY OF FILING
FEBRUARY 02, 2018 at 8:00 A.M. (PST)THE FILING PERIOD MAY BE SUSPENDED AT ANY TIME WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE.
THIS EXAMINATION MAY REOPEN AS THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE REQUIRE. EXAM NUMBER
J1552D TYPE OF RECRUITMENT
DEPARTMENTAL PROMOTIONAL JOB OPPORTUNITYRestricted to permanent employees of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department who have successfully completed their initial probationary period.NO OUT-OF-CLASS EXPERIENCE ORVERIFICATION OF EXPERIENCE LETTERS WILL BE ACCEPTED.
Permanent employees who have completed their initial probationary period and hold a qualifyingpayroll title may file for this examination if they are within six months of meeting the experience requirements by the last day of filing. However, the names of such employees will beWITHHELD
from the certification list until the required experience is fully met.
Current employees in the unclassified service who meet the following criteria also qualify to participate in this exam:
- Unclassified employees who have attained permanent County status on a classified position by successful completion of the initial probationary period, with no break in service since leaving the classified service.ORFull-time employees in the unclassified service with at least six months of full-time experience in the unclassified service by the last day of filing.
Performs the full range of technical activities relating to fingerprinting and fingerprint classification work.CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS
Positions allocable to this class are responsible for searching, registering, digital verification oftenprints, manual classification, coding and maintaining of fingerprint records.
Essential Job Functions
Makes identification from fingerprint cards including those from Los Angeles County arrestees, probationers, applicants for concealed weapons permits, business licenses and employees of the Sheriff's Department.
Searches local, state and federal computerized systems, manual andmicrographicrecords to verify fingerprints with any previous files of arrestees and applicants.
Provides and obtains facsimile information on single or multiple fingerprints of individuals from other law enforcement agencies; searches and establishes possible matches or eliminates subjects; confirms matches by visual inspection and analysis of fingerprints.
Analyzes patterns, blocks patterns, and sets or corrects core and axis on fingerprints using fingerprint readers, fingerprint input monitors, fingerprint image printers, and fingerprint scanners according to established AutomatedFingerprint Identification System procedures.
Codes fingerprint cards using either the Henry Classification System or the Numerically Coded Fingerprint System.
Operates high resolution machines to receive and send fingerprint cards and latent tracings.
Performs emergent and controlled shutdown procedures of the Automated Fingerprint Identification System.
Appears in court to identify fingerprints used as evidence and givestestimony regarding authenticity and admissibility as evidence.
Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTSOption I:
One year of experience as an Automated Fingerprint Identification System Technician I in the service of the County of Los Angeles.*Option II:
Two years ofexperience in classifying and identifying fingerprints according to established Automated Fingerprint Identification System procedures.PHYSICAL CLASS
Physical Class II - Light: Light physical effort which may include occasional light lifting to a 10 pound limit, and some bending, stooping or squatting. Considerable walking may be involved.LICENSE
California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions.SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION
*To qualify, applicants must have County status in this class as evidenced by holding such payroll title.NO OUT-OF-CLASS EXPERIENCE WILL BE ACCEPTED.
**In order to receive credit for any college course work, youMUST
attacha legible copy of the official transcripts, or official letter from the accredited institution which shows the area of specialization with y our applicationat the time of filing,or within 15 calendar days
from the date of filing the application.DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS
Credit will be given to applicants, who possessDESIRABLE
qualifications and indicate so on their employment application at the time of filing.
Coursesin Fingerprint and Interpretation or Fingerprint Classificationfrom an accredited college.**
Additional Information EXAMINATIONCONTENT
This examination will consist of two (2) parts:PART I
This examination will consist of an evaluation of education, training and experience based on application information and desirable qualifications weighted 60%. PART II
An Appraisal ofPromotabilityevaluating work knowledge and skills, customer service, attention to detail, multitasking/time managementand oral communication skills weighted 40%.CANDIDATES MUST ACHIEVE A PASSING SCORE OF 70% OR HIGHER ON EACH WEIGHTED PART OF THE EXAMINATION IN ORDER TO BE PLACED ON THE ELIGIBLE REGISTER.
Notice of non-acceptance and final result letters will be mailed via USPS. Test scores cannot be given over the phone.ELIGIBILITYINFORMATION
The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in the examination will be placed on the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of six (6) months from the date of promulgation.Nopersons may compete for this examination more than onceevery six (6) months.VACANCY INFORMATION
The eligible register resulting from this examinationwill be used to fill vacancies within the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, Technology and Support Division, Data SystemsBureau.AVAILABLESHIFT
Any ShiftAPPOINTEES MUST BE WILLING TO WORK ANY SHIFT, INCLUDING EVENINGS, NIGHTS, WEEKENDS, AND HOLIDAYS.APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATIONAPPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE ONLY. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, FAX, OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
All applicants are required to submit a Standard County of Los Angeles Employment application and supplemental questionnaireONLINE
only. Resumes cannot be accepted in lieu of applications, although resumes and supporting documents may be uploaded as attachments to the online application.
Fill out your application and supplemental questionnaire completely. Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. All information is subject to verification and applications may be rejected at any time during the selection process.
The acceptance of your application depends on whether you haveclearly
shown that you meet theSELECTION REQUIREMENTS
and you have completely filled out your application.
Apply onlineby clicking the green"Apply"
button locatedat the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website. Your application and supplemental questionnaire must be submitted electronically by 5:00 p.m., PST, on the last day of filing.IMPORTANT NOTES:
- Please note that All information included in the application materials is subject to VERIFICATION at any point during the examination and hiring process, including after an appointment has been made.
- FALSIFICATION of any information may result in DISQUALIFICATION or RESCISSION OF APPOINTMENT .
- Utilizing VERBIAGE from Class Specification and Selection Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION and you may be DISQUALIFIED .
Candidates who apply online must upload any required documents as attachments during application submission. If you are unable to attach required documents, you may fax the documents to (323) 415-2580 at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days
from the date of filing the application.Please include your Name, the Exam Number, and the Exam Title on the faxed documents.
SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER: Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal Law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number.
COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT LIBRARIES: For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County.
NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD : All applicants must file their application online using their OWN user ID and password. Using a family member or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record.California Relay Services Phone:
(800) 735-2922ADA Coordinator Phone:
(213) 229-1621Teletype Phone:
(213) 626-0251Department Contact Name:
Professional Examinations UnitDepartment Contact Phone:
(323) 526-5611Department Contact Email: