Job Posting: Criminal Intelligence/Identification Specialist III

Department of Justice

Criminal Intelligence/Identification Specialist III

$3,817.00 - $5,269.00

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Job Description and Duties

Under the general direction of the Applicant and Record Quality Services Branch (ARQSB), Record Quality Services Program (RQSP) Staff Services Manager (SSM) I, the Criminal Identification/Intelligence Specialist (CIS) III works independently, or with other staff, handling claims of inaccurate and/or incomplete criminal histories pursuant to California Penal Code sections 11120-11127. Searching, analyzing, comparing information with individuals seeking information pertaining to their own criminal history records, the CIS III ensures that legal requirements are met, identifying, obtaining, and analyzing relevant criminal records and source documentation to determine whether a challenge is to be substantiated or denied based upon any findings of material inaccuracy or incompleteness. The incumbent must possess a general knowledge of the criminal justice system, its complexities, and its processes. The incumbent must also possess a general knowledge of the statutory code sections relevant to criminal history record reviews, automated criminal history records, and related programs within the Department of Justice (DOJ). The CIS III may also assist program management with special projects.

Position Details

Job Code #:
Position #(s):
Working Title:
Criminal Intelligence/Identification Specialist III
$4,177.00 - $5,189.00
$4,243.00 - $5,269.00
$3,817.00 - $4,724.00
$3,817.00 - $4,724.00
# of Positions:
Work Location:
Sacramento County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time
Work Shift:
Day Shift
Work Week:

Department Information

  • These positions are located in the California Justice Information Services Division, Bureau of Criminal Information & Analysis, Applicant & Record Quality Services Branch, Record Quality Services Program, Record Challenge Section.
  • Please disregard the SROA/Surplus language below as the Department of Justice requires applicants to submit their SROA/Surplus Letter if that is the basis of their eligibility.
  • For more information about the department, please visit the Attorney General’s website at

Special Requirements

  • A fingerprint check is required.
  • Clearly indicate JC – [144406] in the “Examination(s) or Job Title(s) For Which You Are Applying” section of your State Application.

Application Instructions

Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply.

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process.

Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:

Address for Mailing Application Packages

You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:

Department of Justice
Attn: Anallely Rodriguez JC-144406
Department of Justice
4949 Broadway, Room C-208
Sacramento, CA 95820

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:

Anallely Rodriguez JC-144406
Department of Justice
4949 Broadway, Room C-208
Sacramento, CA 95820
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Required Application Package Documents

The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
  • Resume is required and must be included.
  • Statement of Qualifications -

    The statement of qualifications is a narrative discussion of how your education, training, experience, and skills meet the minimum qualifications per the California State Personnel Board Specifications and the required and desirable qualifications in the job announcement for this position.  The Statement of Qualifications serves as a documentation of your ability to present information clearly and concisely in writing and should be typed and no more than two pages in length.

  • Other -

    Click on the following link to complete the California Department of Justice Recruitment Survey:

Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.

Desirable Qualifications

In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:
  • Ability to exercise good judgment, and act with flexibility and diplomacy.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and a demonstrated history of good work habits.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team to accomplish program objectives.
  • Accurately interpret and apply penal code (PC) statutes and case law, as well as policies and procedures.
  • Strong knowledge of the criminal justice process and experience with criminal history information.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality on sensitive issues, work cooperatively as a team, and maintain professional relationships with department staff.

Contact Information

The Hiring Unit Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.

Hiring Unit Contact:
Anallely Garcia Rodriguez
(916) 210-3376

Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.

EEO Contact:
EEO Officer
(916) 210-7580
California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.

Additonal Job Related Information

May consider a Training & Development Assignment which may become permanent.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.