0922 Identification Unit Manager
This is a Position Based Test conducted in accordance with Civil Service Commission Rule 111A.
The San Francisco Police Department is committed to excellence in law enforcement and is dedicated to the people, traditions and diversity of our City. In order to protect life and property, prevent crime and reduce the fear of crime, the department provides service with understanding, response with compassion, performance with integrity and law enforcement with vision. The San Francisco Police Department established in 1849,
enforces the law and investigates crime in San Francisco, including the San Francisco International Airport. The organization has grown into a nationally known police department providing law enforcement services to one of the most recognized cities in the United States. The department operates 10 district stations, a crime lab and a training academy.
Under administrative direction, incumbent will provide mid-level management functions and responsibility for the Identification Unit daily operations. This position manages the staff of the Identification Unit and works with other departments and state agencies related to criminal history records and fingerprint identification and handles sensitive issues related to public safety and law enforcement with a high consequence of error.
IMPORTANT AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Plans, organizes, directs, supervises, reviews and manages the 24 hours a day, 7 days a week operation of the Identification Unit of the Police Department.
2. Formulates, disseminates and updates administrative procedures related to the identification of subjects, and retention and release of criminal history information.
3. Supervises, trains and evaluates the activities of personnel; Monitors the work of and coaches subordinates to improve performance;
4. Reviews the methods and results used for fingerprint/palm print identification, mugshot submissions and comparisons for quality assurance standards.
5. Evaluates and develops operating procedures, training programs for staff and user agency personnel, and casework management
6. Implements new procedures relating the operation of the Identification Unit and provides guidance on work methods and problem solving.
7. Serves as a liaison with other County departments, local, State, and Federal law enforcement agencies, attorneys, and investigators on matters relating to records of arrestees.
8. Ensures staff follows all procedures and functions within the Identification Unit and compliance with industry standards of Identification such as ACE-V and DOJ Criminal Justice Information System laws.
9. Oversee training for Police officers on the services the Identification Unit provides 24/7.
10. Interprets court documents as they pertain to criminal history management.
11. Directs staff to responds to subpoenas for records and court appearances in testimony of the accuracy of the Fingerprint files, ABIS system, Mugshot system and RAP sheet system.
12. Works with the Department of Technology and SFPD Technology Division to plan, design, maintain, enhance and implement computer applications.
13. Prepares reports and reviews reports of subordinates.
14. Coordinates budget preparation, monitors payroll, expenditures and financial reporting for Identification Unit.
15. Related duties as assigned.
EDUCATION: A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in criminal justice, business administration, public administration, or a closely related field. AND
EXPERIENCE: Three (3) years of verifiable full-time experience in the forensic area performing fingerprint classification work using an automated fingerprint identification system computer (AFIS) or similar computer assisted fingerprint identification system, with the desirable qualification that 2 of those years include supervisory experience.
Substitution: Applicants may substitute additional experience for the required education on a year-for-year basis. One year of experience is equivalent to thirty (30) semester units/forty-five (45) quarter units.
How To Apply
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All work experience, education, training and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included on your application by the filing deadline. Information submitted after the filing deadline will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.
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