Identification Technician Job at Hamilton County Sheriff's Office, Cincinnati, OH

  • Hamilton County Sheriff's Office
  • Cincinnati, OH

Job Description

The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office (HCSO) founded in 1803 is the 3rd largest sheriff's office in Ohio. HCSO has approximately 900 employees dedicated to ensuring the safety of nearly one million residents who call Hamilton County Home.

If you wake up with a heart and mind to serve your community, we're looking for you. Serving in the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office can be the most fulfilling career opportunity you will ever experience.

At the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office, our goal is to recruit a high-quality, diverse group of candidates that reflect the community we serve.

Under the protection of Correction Officers, our Identification Technicians perform a variety of clerical duties related to booking arrestees and inmates in the Hamilton County Jail Center.

Job Summary:
  • Gathers arrest and booking documentation, fingerprints, and mug shots.
  • Processes incoming inmates and arrestees.
  • Collects medical history during intake including DNA samples as required by law.
  • Alerts Intake Officers of medical emergencies, injuries, claims by new arrestee, suicidal tendencies, or other pertinent information.
  • Assists law enforcement community by accurately and completely gathering biometric data to assist in the positive identification of an individual who has been arrested;
  • Performs a variety of clerical tasks to assist with the efficient operation of the department (e.g. operate computer, prepares and mails form/documents, files, answers phones, etc.)
  • Assists other Law Enforcement Agencies or other agencies or officials with fingerprint requests
  • High School graduate or GED equivalent
  • Must be at least 19 years of age, of good moral character
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States
  • Must not have been convicted of a misdemeanor involving immoral character or any felony
  • Must submit to a criminal and personal background check
  • Must be able to speak, read, and write the English language
  • Must be able to clearly and effectively communicate (written and verbal) with co-workers, supervisor, law enforcement agencies, and members of the public.
  • Ability to lift 10 - 20lbs and stand for extended periods of time (10 - 30 minutes)
  • Must be able to work 2nd or 3rd shifts.
  • Must have basic office skills - computer, copier, etc.
  • Must type a minimum of 30 wpm accurately
  • Must be able to analyze data in order to classify fingerprints
  • Previous customer service experience and the ability to professionally deal with difficult people at times.
Hire process:

As a law enforcement agency, we conduct an extensive background check process that includes the following:
  • Criminal, Traffic, and civil records check
  • Reference check
  • Computer Voice Stress Analyzer
  • Social Security and address verification
  • Military check
  • Education verification
  • Pre-employment drug screen
We offer a highly competitive and comprehensive package that includes:
  • Generous Paid Time Off: Paid Holidays, Vacation and sick time, and paid parental leave.
  • Ohio Public Employee Retirement System which includes 14% Employer Contribution AND a defined benefit option.
  • Medical, HRA, Dental, Vision, Employer-Paid Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability, Tuition Reimbursement, Public Service Loan Forgiveness Eligibility, Wellness Incentives, robust Employee Assistance Program, access to Free Medical and Rx through Marathon Health, plus expansive Behavioral and Mental Health Resources, and More!
The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office is an equal-opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal state, or local laws.

Job Tags

Holiday work, Local area, Felony friendly, Shift work, Night shift, Afternoon shift,

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