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FIREARMS ELIGIBILITY ANALYST I - CCL

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Date:  Jan 20, 2023
Location: 

Springfield, IL, US, 62703-2487

Job Requisition ID:  22642

Agency :  Illinois State Police 
Closing Date/Time: 02/03/2023
 
Salary:   $3,998- $5,669 monthly - Anticipated $3,998 - CBA Language Applies  
Job Type:   Salaried Full Time  
County:   Sangamon  
Number of Vacancies:   1  
Plan/BU:   RC062  

 

This position is a union position; therefore, provisions of the relevant collective bargaining agreement/labor contract apply to the filling of this position.

 

All applicants who want to be considered for this position MUST apply electronically through the illinois.jobs2web.com website. State of Illinois employees should click the link near the top left to apply through the SuccessFactors employee career portal.

Applications submitted via email or any paper manner (mail, fax, hand delivery) will not be considered.

 

Posting Identification Number 

22642

Resumes are recommended to be uploaded to your profile/attached to the application. Please upload transcripts to your application.

(Job Assignment only: Targeted Title for Firearms Eligibility Analyst Trainee - Req 22639)

Position Overview

Under general supervision, the Firearms Eligibility Analyst I within the Illinois State Police, Firearms Services Bureau, reviews, analyzes and interprets criminal history hits received from federal, state, and out-of-state databases to assess an applicant’s FOID card and/or concealed carry license eligibility; Contacts external entities such as state and local police agencies, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) State Support Team, and circuit court clerks to research open arrests, dispositions, probations, and conditional discharges; Independently makes decisions to approve, deny, or revoke FOID cards and/or concealed carry licenses; Reviews mental health history hits from the Illinois DHS FOID reporting system; Enters information into a computerized case management system; makes telephone calls in response to documents received regarding FOID and/or CCL permit eligibility; and provides guidance and assistance to Firearms Eligibility Analyst Trainees and other less experienced staff in the processing of firearms applications and/or CCL permits.

Job Responsibilities

20%    1.    Reviews, analyzes and interprets criminal history hits received from federal, state, and out-of-state databases to assess an applicant’s FOID card and/or concealed carry license eligibility. 
•    Uses the internet to research definitions of criminal justice terminology and federal, State of Illinois, and out-of-state criminal charges and laws related to firearms eligibility.
•    Researches and interprets comprehensive federal and state statutes distinguishing between state and federal misdemeanor and felony charges, and the classification of such charges for each criminal history entry where the charge or classification may differ depending on the federal or state statute. 
•    Uses the internet to obtain information on alien status from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), and to research international arrests.
•    Determines if criminal history hits meet federal, out-of-state, or State of Illinois firearms prohibiting criteria. 
20%    2.    Contacts external entities such as state and local police agencies, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) State Support Team, and circuit court clerks to research open arrests, dispositions, probations, and conditional discharges. 
•    Uses the internet to locate contact information and to find and access online court systems to obtain criminal history and court disposition information. 
•    Reviews court dispositions, police reports, and other criminal history documents, having differing formats and applicable laws, for federal, out-of-state, or State of Illinois firearm prohibiting factors. 
•    Uses the internet to research federal firearm prohibitors through a variety of FBI/NICS websites, including the Law Enforcement Online (LEO) system.
15%    3.    Based on comprehensive research, independently makes decisions to approve, deny, or revoke FOID cards and/or concealed carry licenses.
•    Considers federal, out-of-state, and State of Illinois convictions or arrests in compliance with the Illinois Firearm Owners Identification Act 18 U.S.C. 922(g) (Federal Firearm Possession Prohibition) and the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. 
•    Clears criminal history hits and issues FOID card and/or concealed carry license. 
•    Determines appropriate denial or revocation form letter to be used to notify the FOID/CCL applicant.
•    Modifies form letter including federal, out-of-sate, or State of Illinois firearm prohibitor(s) and/or statute authority to deny or revoke the FOID and/or CCL.

 

Minimum Requirements

1.    Requires successful completion of the Firearms Eligibility Analyst Trainee program or another approved Illinois State Police training program. 
2.    Requires continuous and current Law Enforcement Agencies Data System (LEADS) Less Than Full Access Certification. Failure to maintain continuous and current Law Enforcement Agencies Data System (LEADS) Less Than Full Access Certification, or other such required certifications, may lead to disciplinary action.

 

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications
1. Six (6) to twelve (12) months experience reviewing federal statutes regarding FOID card and CCL eligibility.
2. Working knowledge of federal, state, and municipal laws related to and associated with FOID card and CCL processes.
3. One (1) year experience using databases to research criminal histories.
4. One (1) year experience operating a personal computer and utilizing relevant software.
5. One (1) year experience utilizing various methods and techniques to research criminal and mental health histories.
6. One (1) year experience interpreting and communicating statutory requirements, and associated rules, regulations and procedures regarding FOID card and CCL eligibility.
7. One (1) year experience analyzing and comparing information, and drawing valid conclusions
8. One (1) year experience exercising discretion, judgment, and confidentiality.
9. One (1) year experience communicating clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
10. Experience establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with coworkers, and law enforcement and legal personnel at the federal and state level.

Conditions of Employment

  • Successfully pass a background check.
  • Successfully pass a drug screen.

About the Agency

The Illinois State Police strives for excellence seeking to be one of the premier policing agencies in the country.  Our core values are Integrity, Service, and Pride.  We are seeking individuals with similar values to join us on our mission to promote public safety.

Work Hours:  8:30am-5:00pm M-F  
Work Location: 801 S 7th St Springfield, IL 62703-2487  
Agency Contact:
 
ISP.JobPostings@illinois.gov 

Job Family:  Public Safety  

 

This position DOES NOT contain “Specialized Skills” (as that term is used in CBAs).

Agency Statement 
The Illinois State Police strives for excellence seeking to be one of the premier policing agencies in the country. Our core values are Integrity, Service, and Pride. We are seeking individuals with similar values to join us on our mission to promote public safety. 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Use the “Apply” button at the top right or bottom right of this posting to begin the application process.

If you are not already signed in, you will be prompted to do so. 

State employees should sign in to the career portal for State of Illinois employees – a link is available at the top left of the Illinois.jobs2web.com homepage in the blue ribbon. 

State employees wishing to transfer shall submit a Transfer Request form to the Agency Contact listed above during the posting period.

Non-State employees should log in on the using the “View Profile” link in the top right of the Illinois.jobs2web.com homepage in the blue ribbon.  If you have never before signed in, you will be prompted to create an account.

If you have questions about how to apply, please see the following resources:

State employees: Log in to the career portal for State employees and review the Internal Candidate Application Job Aid

Non-State employees: on Illinois.jobs2web.com – click “Application Procedures” in the footer of every page of the website.

 

The main form of communication will be through email. Please check your “junk mail”, “spam”, or “other” folder for communication(s) regarding any submitted application(s). You may receive emails from the following addresses:

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  • systems@SIL-P1.ns2cloud.com

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