A Fingerprint Expert is required for a Permanent Contract & a 12 Month Fixed Term Contract role paying £39,160.97 (inclusive of London Allowance, specialist allowance and 10% on call allowance) per annum with British Transport Police (BTP) based in London .
CV's from partially trained Fingerprint Officers, on a salary scale commensurate with experience and competence will be considers.
BTP is the national police Force for the rail network throughout Great Britain, including London Underground, across which we ensure the safety and security of nearly 3 billion passenger journeys and over 100 million tons of freight every year.
As a Finger Print Expert you will provide British Transport Police with an accurate Fingerprint Identification Service that supports the bringing to justice of those that commit crime on the Railway Networks of England, Scotland and Wales.
Working in a small and dynamic team you will process cases and prepare and present evidence for all crime types and incidents encountered within Home Office forces, as well as those particular to the railways.
You will experience the unique challenges that railway based incidents present, especially within the context of a National Force.
You will have the opportunity to become involved with International Disaster Victim Identification.
The BTP Fingerprint Bureau has recently been recommended for ISO 17025 Accreditation and you will be fully involved in further developing processes and systems to help maintain compliance.
You will have the opportunity to be involved in other areas such as auditing and training.'
As a Finger Print Expert you will be required to :
Further information about this vacancy can be found in the attached job description.
The successful Finger Print Expert will be required to evidence the following skills :
If you are interested in applying to this Finger Print Expert role then please do not delay as interviews will be held as soon as appropriate candidates are highlighted.
In return for your experience, we can offer you :
We want our organisation to be as diverse as the community it serves and welcome applicants from all sections of the community.
In order to apply, you must have the permanent right to live and work in the UK and have been resident in the UK for the previous 3 years.
You will be asked these and other questions to determine your eligibility to work for British Transport Police when you start your application and you must answer honestly.
Candidates internal to BTP must confirm that they are not subject to formal action plans for sickness / complaints / discipline or poor performance, that all mandatory training courses have been attended and are in ticket / up to date, that a Competent’ rating, or above, was achieved on the last reporting year PDR and they have completed their tenure period (12 months) for current substantive posting.