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Job Description

Friction Ridge Analyst – Level 2

PURPOSE: To perform moderately complex examinations in preparing, searching, retrieving, comparing, analyzing and evaluating fingerprints using both automated tools as well as manual methodologies to make a determination of fingerprint matches.


  • Identify/report data errors and take appropriate corrective actions

  • Conduct special fingerprint examination services

  • Support want and warrant pages Provide information for various reports. Prepare reports as needed

  • Provide quality assurance support for fingerprint decisions

  • Provide court testimony

  • As a lead worker may assist in the general scheduling and coordination of shift work

  • Perform other directly related duties as assigned



A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university/college, or equivalent experience (two [2] years work experience equivalent to one [1] year post-secondary education) fingerprint comparison and analysis experience; and two (2) – three (3) experience performing the essential job function of a Friction Ridge Analyst Level 1 or an equivalent position in a government agency which performs friction ridge analyses. Prefer candidate to have achieved “Certified Ten Print Examiner” (CTPE) certification through the International Association for Identification. Prefer experience working with automated fingerprint identification systems and comparison verification tools. Successful completion of competency examination is required. Successful completion of a DHS C6 Public Integrity background investigation is required.