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Administrative Specialist

The Kentucky State Police Criminal Identification and Records Branch mission is to equip criminal justice users with information necessary to ensure public and officer safety. This branch serves as the focal point and central repository for criminal justice information services in Kentucky. The administrative specialist with their knowledge base and skill set is the back bone for sustaining this “information hub” which encompasses numerous databases used by national, state and local law enforcement agencies.  Responsibilities of a Criminal Identification and Records Branch Administrative Specialist may include: validating sex offender registrant information to determine compliance, investigating potential disqualifiers for weapons purchases, maintaining computerized criminal history records used in statewide background checks and submission of crime data through uniform crime reporting. Skills imperative to success in this field include stress management, customer service, solid judgment, attention to detail and computer literacy. Training for the following systems will be provided: Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Security Policy, Law Information Network of Kentucky (LINK), National Crime Information Center (NCIC) National Law Enforcement Telecommunications Systems (NLETS), National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) and Kentucky’s Open Portal Solutions (KyOPS).

Criminal Identification and Records Branch staff combat crime or provide officer assistance from behind the scenes with the stroke of a key. If you’re interested in a low visibility, high impact career with Kentucky State Police this is the place for you. Please contact the Kentucky State Police Human Resources Branch for more information.

Administrative Specialist I $1,823.90 monthly/ $21,886.80 yearly

Administrative Specialist II $2,006.08 monthly/ $24,072.96 yearly

Administrative Specialist III $2,427.44 monthly/ $29,129.28 yearly

After the successful completion of the 6 month probationary period candidates will receive a 5% pay increase.

  • Retirement (KERS)
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Vacation and Sick leave
  • Paid leave for voting, blood donation, military and court)
  • Holidays
  • Compensatory Leave

*Legal Defense Fund eligibility

*Mutual Assistance eligibility

 

Administrative Specialist I

Educations: Graduate of a college or university with a bachelor’s degree.

Experience: NONE

Substitute Education for Experience: NONE

Substitute Experience for Education: Administrative, business, research or clerical experience will substitute for the required education on a year-for-year basis.

 

Administrative Specialist II

Education: Graduate of a college or university with a bachelor’s degree.

Experience: Must have one year of professional, administrative or business experience.

Substitute Education for Experience: Additional education will substitute for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.

Substitute Experience for Education: Additional administrative, business, research and/or clerical experience will substitute for the required education on a year-for-year basis.

Administrative Specialist III

Education: Graduate of a college or university with a bachelor’s degree.

Experience: Must have three years of professional, administrative or business experience.

Substitute Education for Experience: Additional education will substitute for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.

Substitute Experience for Education: Additional administrative, business, research and/or clerical experience will substitute for the required education on a year-for-year basis.

Typical work schedule is Monday through Friday. Work is performed indoors with prolonged periods of sitting.