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Criminal Intelligence Analyst Trainee

  • Job Code: W2752
  • Pay Grade:WK
  • Pay Scale:$18.32-$33.09 Hourly; $38,105.60-$68,827.20 Annually
  • Exempt:No

Overview

Learn to research and analyze criminal activities in support of operational goals and mission to implement and support Intelligence-Led Policing (ILP). Provide short-term and long-term crime and intelligence analysis to law enforcement personnel and other components to assist in the identification of on-going and emerging crime patterns and trends, serious and prolific offenders, and criminal groups and organizations.

Duties & Responsibilities

Note: Depending on assigned responsibilities, employees may perform some or all of the duties below.

Note for Trainees: Trainees are expected to learn the following duties while in a trainee status.
 

  • Research and analyze criminal intelligence data in response to requests for assistance in solving crimes.
  • Analyze daily criminal activity reports to identify methods of operation, trends, and possible suspects to assist law enforcement personnel to solve or prevent crimes.
  • Update computerized crime data files to maintain the latest information on possible suspects, organized criminals, subversive organizations, and known career criminals.
  • Prepare and distribute current criminal intelligence information reports to internal staff and other agencies to keep them apprised of current information.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Working knowledge of the principles, practices, methods, and procedures used in crime research and analysis.
  • Working knowledge of research methods and crime analysis techniques.
  • Working knowledge of computer database and spreadsheet systems.
  • Some knowledge of Uniformed Crime Reporting system.
  • Some knowledge of the principles of law enforcement administration and crime prevention.
  • Ability to collect, organize, and evaluate data and develop logical conclusions.
  • Ability to problem solve.
  • Ability to handle confidential information.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to maintain work related records.
  • Ability to prepare and present reports.
  • Ability to work independently and effectively with others.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instruction.
  • Ability to use a computer and related software.

Minimum Education & Experience

  • A high school diploma or possession of a GED certificate.
  • Two years of experience analyzing data, identifying trends and patterns and developing trend charts/graphs, and writing summary reports.
OR
  • An associate's degree from an accredited institution of higher education with a major in a behavioral or social science, criminal justice, mathematics, statistics or business administration.
  • One year of experience analyzing data, identifying trends and patterns and developing trend charts/graphs, and writing summary reports.
OR
  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education with a major in a behavioral or social science, criminal justice, homeland security, mathematics, statistics, public or business administration, or geographic information systems.
  • Six months of experience analyzing data, identifying trends and patterns and developing trend charts/graphs, and writing summary reports.

Required Pre-Employment Testing

  • A passing score on pre-employment testing.

Additional Job Requirements

  • Attendance at the specified Sheriff's Office work location is required.
  • Depending on assignment, employees may be required to possess a valid Florida Driver License at time of employment. Driving history will be thoroughly reviewed and may be grounds for disqualification.
  • No visible tattoos on face. Tattoos on hands, neck, or arms must be covered with white, black, or neutral colored covering.
  • No illegal drug sale within lifetime.
  • No illegal drug use within the past 36 months. No marijuana use within the last 12 months.
  • No felony convictions within lifetime.
  • No misdemeanor convictions involving perjury, false statement, or domestic violence within lifetime.
  • No dishonorable discharge from any branch of the United States Armed Forces, the United States Coast Guard, National Guard, or Reserve Forces.
  • Successful completion of a background investigation including criminal, reference, employment, and neighborhood checks; polygraph; medical evaluation; and drug screening.

General Benefit Information

Benefits include but are not limited to:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance coverage
  • Florida Retirement System and Deferred Compensation
  • Paid time off including sick, vacation, and holiday time
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Employee incentives for educational degrees and bilingual (Spanish) abilities
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid training