Employment Opportunity

Fingerprint Analyst 2

Miami-Dade Police Department, Doral, Florida

Salary: $60,832.46 - $88,679.50 per year

Final Filing Date: January 14, 2019

The MIAMI-DADE POLICE DEPARTMENT (MDPD) Fingerprint Identification Section is seeking an experienced friction ridge examiner with at least one year of fingerprint identification experience for an anticipated vacancy. The Fingerprint Identification Section is a large, state-of-the-art facility with modern equipment, Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) work stations, and forensic latent laboratory. We seek an individual who will meet the challenge of becoming a court-qualified Fingerprint Analyst 2, and is able to work independently within a team environment. The ideal candidate will possess supervisory experience, Tenprint or Latent Print Certification through the International Association for Identification, knowledge of ISO-17025 accreditation standards, and knowledge of Automated Fingerprint Identification Systems.

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  • Supervise Fingerprint Analyst 1s and Police Records Specialist 1s
  • Classify, search, and file fingerprint records
  • Analyze, compare, and evaluate friction ridge impressions using the AFIS
  • Write technical reports
  • Review technical and administrative assignments for quality, accuracy, and adherence to policies and procedures
  • Evaluate and rate employee performance
  • Access criminal history by utilizing the Criminal Justice Information System
  • Identify, research, and correct identity issues
  • Testify in court as required


  • Experienced friction ridge examiner with at least one year of fingerprint identification experience
  • Applicants must be a US citizen or US permanent resident prior to being hired.
  • Applicants must have a bachelor or advanced degree in physical, biological or forensic science from an accredited college or university or a non-science degree with completion of at least 12 credit hours in physical or biological science-related coursework.
  • Qualified applicants will be subject to an extensive screening process to include background investigation, fingerprint check, physical and polygraph examination.

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Posted: December 4, 2018

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