Application closing date November 22, 2019
The Belleville Police Service is accepting applications for the position of Crime Analyst. It is the responsibility of the Crime Analyst to:
-Collect, collate, maintain, analyse, prioritize, research and disseminate information relating to calls for service using computer applications, crime analysis tools and techniques that will assist in identifying crime and disorder trends and patterns.
-Provide timely and pertinent information relative to crime figures, patterns and trend correlation to assist operational/investigative/intelligence units and administrative personnel.
-Respond to in-house and external requests for information related to crime or problem analysis.
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This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Flexibility is required with respect to hours of work as some evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.
The annual starting salary is $58,775 with pension and benefits.
Essential minimum requirements:
- Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Canada
- Successful completion of a three (3) year university degree in a relevant field (statistician, applied math, data engineer, coder, criminology, social sciences) or a relevant College diploma and a combination of crime analysis courses including statistical and analytical work within a public safety agency with an emphasis on research methods and statistics.
- Minimum two (2) to three (3) years’ work experience with the majority of work in a public safety, emergency services, police or protective service environment.
- Training in crime analysis applications would be considered an asset.
- Certificate of completion of an Excel program, advanced level preferred.
Qualifications & Skills:
- Highly developed research, analytical and interpretative skills with comprehensive knowledge of research design and methodologies and practical application of such research.
- Excellent microcomputer skills and proficiency in GIS software, including MapInfo, SQL (Structured Query Language) and statistical software such as Excel.
- Very good working knowledge of computer hardware, software and applications and a mandatory requirement based upon service needs to enhance or update knowledge, skills and abilities as directed.
- Ability to work with computer applications, specifically: relational databases, spreadsheets, word processing, presentation and internet technologies to locate and analyze data or information and prepare coherent reports.
- Knowledge and understanding of descriptive and inferential statistics and how these are used to turn data into information.
- Experience in statistical analysis, geographic information systems, relational database management, applied research methods, evaluation of qualitative and quantitative information and critical thinking skills.
- Experience in report writing and business case preparation including the ability to professionally present data in technical graph and chart formats.
- Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate technical information effectively, both orally and in writing.
- Superior team-building skills and the ability to work effectively with all levels of management.
- Good knowledge of how crime and problem analysis are used to support crime prevention and law enforcement initiative and investigations in a police environment.
- Acute attention to detail.
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, maintain flexibility and adaptability, organize projects and prioritize tasks involving confidential information.
- Ability to meet police security clearance requirements and to maintain confidentiality.
- Ability to travel to attend meetings, seminars and courses of training and liaise with outside agencies to stay current on emerging trends and new tools and techniques for crime analysis and to represent the police service in a positive, professional manner.
- Ability to respond to questions about analyzed statistical information at weekly and monthly meetings and to various internal and external audiences.
Recruitment steps for the Crime Analyst include an application review, written assessment and testing, practical assessment, local focus panel interview, comprehensive background investigation (criminal record check, education, employment, personal history, credit and reference checks), and third-party pre-employment medical examination.
A cover letter, resume, and copies of educational achievements to be submitted to the attention of the HR Unit by e-mail to email@example.com by the closing date of 12:00 p.m. on November 22, 2019.
We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates selected for testing and/or an interview will be contacted.
By applying, you agree that the statements made by you are true, complete, and correct to the best of your knowledge. Further, you understand that any falsification of statements, misrepresentations, and/or deliberate omission or concealment of information may be considered just cause for dismissal.
Please note that the Belleville Police Service is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise the HR Unit if you require accommodation for testing, interview, or employment purposes.