PS/107/B Fingerprint Identification Officer

Location: Headquarters, WGC, Herts
Role: Police Staff
Department: JPS
Closing Date: 02-07-17
An exciting opportunity has arisen within Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire’s Scientific Support Unit.

Fingerprint examination work is carried out from a tri-force unit based at Hertfordshire Constabulary Headquarters in Welwyn Garden City. The unit is primarily responsible for analysing, comparing, evaluating and verifying fingerprints and crime scene marks and also utilises IDENT1, the national fingerprint system.

A Vacancy has arisen for the role of Fingerprint Identification officer whom will be responsible for the processing of volume and major crime cases. The successful applicant will need to be an experienced Fingerprint Ten-print Officer or have successfully completed Nationally recognised training in Fingerprint Examination. They may also be required to attend crime scenes and mortuaries to carry out effective fingerprint examination and recovery.

We are looking for a self-motivated individual to join this tri-force team who has outstanding communication skills as well as excellent attention to detail.

The successful applicant will have a good standard of education, ideally in a science related discipline at ‘A’ level and be able to comply with the entry requirements of the role profile.

Please read the job description and role profile.
Starting salary is dependent on experience and employing Force.

This role attracts an additional Market Rate Supplement payment

If you are interested in applying for the advertised role please ensure you read the attached information, including role profile, context sheet (if applicable) and recruitment information for applicants.

For the purposes of the application you will be expected to provide evidence against the four personal qualities below and the entry requirements:

 Service Delivery
 Professionalism
 Decision Making
 Working with Others

There is a word count limit of 500 words per section.

If you are shortlisted for interview you will be expected to evidence against all personal qualities and the entry requirements as stipulated in the role profile.

If you have the required skills and would like to discuss this further, please contact John Howe – Fingerprint Services Manager by e-mail:

JPS endeavor to reflect the diverse communities we serve and to build an inclusive workforce where everyone is valued and respected. We actively encourage applicants from underrepresented or minority groups.

These are allocated Bedfordshire posts if you work within either Cambridgeshire or Hertfordshire you will need to resign from your current posts to Join on Bedfordshire Terms and Conditions.

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