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Fingerprint Technician

West Virginia State Police, South Charleston, West Virginia

Salary: $23,939.00 - $44,287.00 Annually

Final Filing Date: October 22, 2021

Under general supervision, performs full performance level work in the identification and verification of fingerprints in the Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS). Receives, processes, maintains and properly disseminates various criminal history records for the State. Position reports to the Biometric Identification Supervisor. Performs related work as required. This is a full-time position with state benefits.

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Job Duties
  • Compares and verifies fingerprints, through use of fingerprint ridge detail; determines match/non-match; retains fingerprint images in database.
  • Identifies and classifies fingerprints according to the Henry Classification System and through the use of the AFIS system.
  • Update records and files by consolidation.


  • Graduation from a standard high school or the equivalent.
  • Note: Preference may be shown to an applicant who has two years of full-time or equivalent part-time paid experience in fingerprint classification or who has successfully completed the Basic Henry Fingerprint Classification course.
Special Requirements:
  • A successful background check.

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Posted: September 30, 2021

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