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NEW - Fingerprint Identification Director - Closes 6/26/2024

San Jose Metropolitan Area, CA
  • Plans, organizes, and manages the Fingerprint Identification Unit's 24-hour-a-day operation including programs, facilities, and staff activities;
  • Establishes procedures for Santa Clara County's Cal-ID/AFIS program;
  • Interviews, selects, supervises, and evaluates unit staff;
  • Reviews the methods used in fingerprint/palm print identification and the results achieved for compliance with quality assurance standards;
  • Advises regional and local boards on matters of policy regarding the Cal-ID program;
  • Assists and advises management on matters of personnel, budget, and policy;
  • Provides training, and technical assistance to unit personnel in the operation of the Department's AFIS program, manual identification procedures, and all other aspects of related identification work;
  • Prepares and maintains the local Cal-ID budget and monitors and controls expenditures associated with unit training, materials, and equipment;
  • Supervises the operation and maintenance of computerized and manual fingerprint identification systems within the AFIS program;
  • Directs and evaluates the training process of new employees and complies with state, federal, and certification program-mandated training of employees;
  • Prepares courtroom displays and photographic exhibits and gives expert testimony in court (or at formal hearings) on characteristics of latent and ink fingerprint identification and comparison;
  • Maintains communication with Federal, State, and local law enforcement agencies and identification units;
  • Functions as the in-house expert on forensic fingerprint matters and assists in training of Sheriff's Academy cadets and new sworn officers; 
  • Develops and maintains a system with user agencies for the exchange of information;
  • Performs other related duties as required.