Location: Tamworth
Closing date: 08 March 2021

The Identification Bureau manages the NCA’s DNA function and access to the UK National Fingerprint Database (IDENT1). The business area conducts fingerprint comparison and searching activity in support of criminal justice outcomes and international fingerprint requirements on behalf of the UK, providing expert witness evidence for the organisation as required. The NCA Identification Bureau is accredited to ISO/IEC 17025.

Following an increase in department, we are seeking to appoint a newly created vacancy for a G4 Senior Officer - Fingerprint Expert to play a key role in contributing to the established fingerprint capability and support the learning and development of a cadre of trainee fingerprint officers recently appointed. To join us at this exciting time the successful candidate will apply all aspects of their specialism in a way that contributes to the Criminal Justice outcomes as well as the positive growth of the team and individuals undertaking the fingerprint learning programme. Candidates should therefore have completed a nationally recognised Fingerprint analysis training programme at an advanced level and working alongside our Fingerprint Technical Manager at this grade be able and willing to share the benefit of their knowledge, skills and experience in an engaging and pro-active manner to support training and competence of the team.

Read the full job description on the Civil Service Jobs website. 

Number of posts: 1

Working pattern: Full-time, Part-time, Flexible working

Job type: Intelligence, Investigations, Analytical, Information Technology

Contract type: Permanent

Grade: G4 (Detective Sergeant / HEO equivalent)

Salary: £30,000+, £40,000+

Reference number: 96335