our opportunity at a glance
As the Fingerprint and Criminal History Records Information Coordinator (Program Specialist 2) you are responsible for facilitating criminal background checks and research. You will seek other background information on Marijuana Licensing applicants for the Marijuana Licensing Specialist 3’s assisting unit staff in achieving the task of processing and investigating potential licensees’ applications. You will provide summaries of said searches to the Division Compliance and Policy Manager, Marijuana Licensing and Regulation Manager and/or other Division management staff that are responsible for making license application denial threshold decisions.
You will be a liaison of the Criminals History Record Information program between Marijuana Licensing Investigator 3’s, Enforcement officers, Licensing applicants, Attorney General’s Office, Department of Licensing, various Police departments, and the general public.
Process Fingerprints inquiries through the application process working with Fieldprint, the WSP (Washington State Patrol) and Federal government for Marijuana Licensing applicants.
Work in conjunction with the WSP and WSLCB Enforcement staff to interpret the information that is received from the WSP that will include information from the NCIC resource.
Run name, date of birth searches and/or credit reports on all new applications for a marijuana license to include annual renewals.
Serves as consultant/information resource to the Marijuana licensing specialists and Division management for interpretive support regarding the criminal history information.
Review/consult with licensing specialists on criminal history reviewed for marijuana applicants.
Compose and issue letters to the Marijuana applicants regarding non-disclosures and or incomplete applications information on the finger print or criminal history form.
Oversee a thorough review of the applicant’s criminal history and provide a detailed summary of the findings to the licensing specialist based on finger print data and responses to personal criminal history data requests.
Associates Degree in Business, computer science, criminal justice or closely related field from an accredited college or university.
Microsoft office Basic experience for Outlook and Word
Expert proficiency level working in Excel
Skilled in oral and written communication
Ability to read, interpret and apply complex laws, policies and procedures
Six months experience working in a Court or law enforcement agency using the JIS (Justice Information System)
Six months experience working in the area of fingerprinting and background checks for local or State government
HOW TO APPLY
IMPORTANT: To be considered for this position, you MUST include the following, failure to do so WILL result in your application being disqualified:
A completed on-line application (available at www.careers.wa.gov); and
A resume and a letter of interest explaining how your experience, skills and abilities are aligned with the sought after qualifications (document may be attached during the on-line application process).
*A resume will not substitute for completing the “work experience” section of the application.
*The information provided in your application must support your selected answers in the supplemental questions. Responses not supported in your application will disqualify you for consideration of employment from this recruitment.
Applicants for employment with the Washington State Liquor Control Board should also be aware of RCW 66.08.080, which states in part: "No employee of the board shall have any interest, directly or indirectly, in the manufacture of liquor sold under this title, or derive any profit or remuneration from the sale of liquor, other than the salary or wages payable to him in respect of his office or position, and shall receive no gratuity from any person in connection with such business.
RCW 69.50.351, no member of the state liquor control board and no employee of the state liquor control board shall have any interest, directly or indirectly, in the producing, processing, or sale of marijuana, useable marijuana, or marijuana-infused products, or derive any profit or remuneration from the sale of marijuana, useable marijuana, or marijuana-infused products other than the salary or wages payable to him or her in respect of his or her office or position, and shall receive no gratuity from any person in connection with the business.
WSLCB is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity diversity, age, honorably discharged veteran, veteran status, genetic information, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability.