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Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur

in this geographical location.

Department: Public Safety

Division: Records, Communications and Compliance

Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa

Job Class Code:



Announcement Number: 41009

Open to all qualified persons.



Close Date:





Phone: (775)684-4475

Email: kcarmonne@dps.state.nv.us

Applications accepted

for another 9 Days 23 Hrs 29 Mins

The Position

Fingerprint/Record Examiners and Supervisors perform or oversee detailed and precise analysis of fingerprints or palm prints submitted by federal, state and local criminal justice agencies and applicant contributors whereby prints are submitted for employment/licensing background checks.

The Records, Communications, and Compliance Division (RCCD) is recruiting for a Fingerprint/Records Supervisor to join their team in Carson City. The incumbent will perform and oversee program activities; including detailed and precise analysis of finger or palm prints submitted by federal, state, and local criminal justice agencies and applicant contributors for employment/licensing background checks and identification and maintenance of identification files based solely on the use of finger and palm prints in Nevada's criminal history records. This position serves as the livescan point of contact for stakeholders and facilities IT connections. The assigned shift for this position is Monday through Friday 8 am to 5 pm. The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.

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To Qualify:

In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:

Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)

Associate's degree in criminal justice from an accredited college or university and four years of experience in a criminal justice agency applying the Henry and NCIC systems of fingerprint classification for the filing and retrieval of fingerprints for identification purposes; OR graduation from high school or equivalent education and five years of experience in a criminal justice agency applying the Henry and NCIC systems of fingerprint classification for the filing and retrieval of fingerprints for identification purposes; OR two years of experience as a Fingerprint/Records Examiner III in Nevada State service.

Special Notes

Incumbents are required to obtain NCIC and NCJIS certification within six months of appointment and be recertified every two years as a condition of continuing employment.

A criminal justice agency is as defined in Chapter 179A of the Nevada Revised Statutes.

Special Requirements

Working evenings, weekends, and/or holidays is required, and incumbents may be called back after hours to perform special fingerprint searches.

Appointment is subject to successful completion of an extensive background investigation including State and FBI fingerprint submission.

Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.

The Examination


If there are five or fewer qualified applicants, the exam will consist of an application evaluation. (This statement does not apply for Until Recruitment Needs are Satisfied (URS) announcements).

The exam will consist of a rating of training and experience weighted 100%. It is essential that applications include extensively detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. Your score will be based on the information provided in your application and your responses to the questions asked below. If there are several parts to a question, answer each part separately. Along with each answer, identify the position(s) and/or training (as described in your application) where you gained the background asked for in the question. Absence of experience/training asked for in a question is not necessarily disqualifying. Failure to answer the questions will result in a score based solely on the application.

Qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview

1) Do you have current NCIC and NCJIS certifications?


For more information about state employment, visit the following:

Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov

Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org

Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us

More Benefits Information: http://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB


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Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:

Division of Human Resource Management Northern Nevada 209 East Musser Street, Room 101 Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868

Division of Human Resource Management Southern Nevada 555 East Washington Avenue, Suite 1400 Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868

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