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2421 - Traveling Fingerprint Operator at IndraSoft

Posted in Police/Fire/Emergency 30+ days ago.

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Type: Part-Time
Location: Houlton, Maine





Job Description:

Job Title: Traveling Fingerprint Operator


Travel Locations: United States, (Aroostook, ME, Penobscot, ME, Androscoggin, ME, Essex, MA, Coos, NH, Somerset, ME)


 Introduction: 


IndraSoft is searching for reliable talented people who are energetic, organized and computer savvy, who would like to earn extra money traveling on a 3 to 7 day road trip to various cities.  This short term temporary traveling project will take place between October 22, 2018 – November 10, 2018.  If you have availability to travel, reliable transportation and enjoy meeting people, IndraSoft’s Fingerprinting Operator position could be a great fit for you. 


The selected candidates will have an important role in helping the United Census Bureau prepare for the upcoming 2020 Decennial Census Enumeration. These Census results will provide valuable bench-mark socio-demographic information to be used government wide.


The Fingerprinting Operator will be responsible for traveling to various cities, setting up mobile fingerprinting stations, taking core and axis fingerprint images and verifying identification through fingerprint image comparisons. He/she will perform duties related to automated and manual processing of fingerprint submissions utilizing fingerprint readers, verification on-line terminals and fingerprint input monitors.


This is an entry-level position, valid driver’s license and reliable transportation, ability to obtain a public trust clearance required, prior experience in the field or a related field is not required.    You will receive training in taking and verifying personnel fingerprints, making comparisons of rolled inked and computer image fingerprints, use of fingerprint scanning equipment, completing fingerprinting forms and submitting reports at the end of the fingerprinting session. 


Qualifications Required:



  • Knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent of a high school diploma.

  • Hold a valid driver license.

  • Have reliable transportation.

  • The ability to complete or assist persons in scheduling appointments, addressing questions and the completion of forms, needed for fingerprinting services.

  • Experience with methods and techniques of customer service and proper phone etiquette.

  • Ability to visually compare fingerprints.

  • Basic computer skills and knowledge of electronic equipment, hardware, software, including applications and data entry.

  • Flexibility to deal with changing work environment and problem solve with issues related to fingerprints and identification.

  • Follow oral and written instructions, gain and maintain productive working relationships.

  • Able to work under minimal supervision.

  • The ability and willingness to obtain Census Suitability Clearance.

  • Strong English language skills (both written and verbal).

  • Knowledge of Fingerprint concepts and terminology, equipment functions and terminology would be a plus.

  • Be able to perform manual tasks needed for the rolling of fingerprints both scan and ink forms.


Type of Employment:           Seasonal / Temporary Employment


Essential Functions and Responsibilities:




  • Travel to various cities and set up temporary mobile fingerprint operator stations.

  • Take fingerprints of individuals in both digital and ink formats.

  • Operate fingerprint reader/document imaging equipment to create electronic files, using provided software.

  • Prepare fingerprinting documents for scanning, scan documents and verify quality of digital images.

  • Responsible for setting core and axis fingerprint images and verifying identification through fingerprint image comparisons.

  • Enter data into computer as appropriate.

  • Perform duties related to automated or manual processing of fingerprint submissions

  • Troubleshoot and adjust equipment when necessary.

  • Maintain production area in a neat and orderly condition.

  • Perform related responsibilities as required or assigned by the Supervisor.

  • Provide superior customer service to internal and external customers and respond to requests and inquiries from the public.

  • Responsible for successfully completing the Onboarding Appointment of the Selectee whether by a previously scheduled appointment or walk-in.

  • Accurately retrieve the correct information for documentation of the Selectees appointment for reporting purposes.

  • Identify and record the types of identification used to proof Selectee’s identity accurately and in a timely manner while safeguarding the Selectee’s privacy.

  • Adhere to all company and departmental employment policies regarding security and confidentiality.

  • Perform administrative duties such as time keeping, shift schedules, daily activity reports, card inventory, equipment inventory, and requisitioning supplies.

  • Collect two sets of ten-finger fingerprints regardless of capture process (electronic or ink).

 Non-Essential Functions:


 Additional responsibilities as assigned by management.


Physical Demands:



  • Office environment where the employee may sit comfortably to do the work. Some walking, standing, bending, reaching, and carrying of light items such as papers, books, small parts; driving an automobile, etc. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, and other office equipment. 

  • The work requires light physical effort with frequent lifting and/or moving of materials in the 10 to 30 pounds range and occasional lifting to 50 pounds. Requires manual dexterity and ability to manipulate small objects. May require normal range of hearing and vision to operate machinery.

Travel Requirements:



  • Ability to travel 3-7 days within locations designated.

Work Environment: 


General office environment. The work area is adequately lighted, heated, and ventilated. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.