City of Farmington
  • 07-Jun-2022 to 07-Jul-2022 (MST)
  • Police Operations
  • Farmington, NM, USA
  • 19.1507 - 29.7795
  • Hourly
  • Regular-Full Time

Full Benefits


JOB OPENING

CITY OF FARMINGTON

JOB POSITION #110: POLICE REAL TIME CRIME CENTER OPERATOR

NUMBER OF VACANCIES: 2

DEPARTMENT: Police Operations

PAY GRADE: J - Non-Exempt

HIRING RANGE: $19.1507 - $29.7795/Hour

DAYS WORKED: Varies

HOURS WORKED: Varies

TYPE OF POSITION: Regular, Full-Time

WORK LOCATION: Farmington Police Department

APPLICATIONS WILL BE RECEIVED THROUGH: Friday, July 08, 2022


JOB DUTIES

Works under the direction of the Real-Time Crime Center (RTCC) Sergeant. Collects, manipulates, interprets, and analyzes data for the preparation and dissemination of reports on a wide variety of crime events, crime trends, criminal associations, criminal transactions, and predictive crime prevention processes; identifies crime patterns associated with time, location, and modus operandi similarities; identifies geographic "hotspots" of criminal activity through GIS resources and provides timely, mapping and imagery depicting such identified geographic locales. In conjunction with the Department's IT unit, evaluates, develops, and recommends relevant data input and retrieval processes that will result in sound data management and effective analyses in order to facilitate the timely acquisition and dissemination of relevant information for the purpose of enhancing crime prevention techniques, the identification of criminal enterprises, facilitating criminal investigations and prosecutions, enhancing the identification and return of stolen property. Reviews, monitors and obtains data and information from open sources, internal and external record systems, databases, law enforcement restricted intelligence networks, police reports, media outlets, social media platforms, interagency communications, and other sources of law enforcement origins while gleaning relevant information from such sources for use in crime analysis functions, including identifying information gaps and future collection requirements.

Frequently attends, participates in, and instructs officers, department employees, citizens, civilians, elected officials, and administrators during briefings, meetings, conferences, and trainings as a subject matter expert in the field of crime analysis; effectively utilizes departmental communication and correspondence venues to provide relevant, timely analysis and information to those tasked with impacting the occurrence of crime; responds to departmental queries for analysis, information, statistics, and data surrounding crime and the departmental response to crime.

Produces reports and publications, or assists in the creation of such, including annual reports, strategic plans, divisional and unit reports, time-sensitive (periodic) reports and custom reports.

Assists police administrators, managers, and supervisors in identifying appropriate responses to criminal activities, trends, predictable crime occurrences; facilitates development of tactical plans and strategies for responding to, and preventing, the occurrence of crime; provides statistical analysis in support of personnel and deployment allocations. Analyzes criminal intelligence information to predict the capabilities and vulnerabilities of investigative strategies.

Participates and integrates crime analysis as a vital part of the goals of the Real-Time Crime Center. The Real-Time Crime Center utilizes technological software and hardware to effectively and efficiently evaluate crime analysis and criminal intelligence to provide situational awareness to responding patrol officers and increase awareness, intelligence, and solvability of crime to investigators.

Represents the Department in a variety of venues and events involving the public, city employees, elected officials, law enforcement agencies, educational institutions, civic groups, charitable organizations, businesses and business organizations, neighborhood organizations, and media sources in matters related to crime and crime analysis; in furtherance of the Department's mission statement and goals, especially as they relate to the Department's response to crime and crime trends.

Assists in departmental public education and outreach efforts, including working with the departmental public information officer in coordinating crime prevention efforts and providing relevant and timely crime related alerts. Prepares and conducts effective presentations conveying analysis interpretations, conclusions and results.

Liaisons with applicable federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies in furtherance of joint crime prevention, case information exchange and criminal apprehension activities, including the integrative reporting of events and occurrences from surrounding jurisdictions impacting on crime prevention efforts locally.

Identifies, recommends, and implements related goals and objectives; establishes performance measurement methods and standards for activities and operations related to crime analysis functions, including related budgetary expenses; develops, evaluates, and recommends policies and procedures related to crime analysis processes; creates and maintains annual and quarterly professional development and training plans; develops and implements strategies, processes, and programs which increase the Department's operational efficiency, accountability, and transparency.

Uses excellent customer service skills, establishes and maintains effective working relationships with other employees, officials, and all members of the general public, as well as with a network of crime analysis professionals, both regional and national.

Prepare case reports, maps and charts such as link analysis, time flow, commodity flow, telephone toll and other computerized charts to clarify and organize information for further investigation and/or prosecution in criminal court; testify in court as an expert witness.

Attendance at work is an essential function of this position.

Attends relevant or required training as needed.

Operates motor vehicles in carrying out the business of the Department and City.

Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.

Ability to operate tools and equipment listed.

Other duties as assigned.

NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

The essential duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

May be required to assist other police divisions as needed.

Serves on various employee committees, as required and assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

This position is subject to the City's Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace Program which includes: pre-employment testing, post-accident testing, reasonable suspicion testing, return-to-duty testing, and follow-up testing.

This position has the responsibility to participate in and comply with the City's Environmental, Health, and Safety program.

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in Criminal Justice administration, Business or Public Administration, GIS mapping, Information Technology, Computer Science, Statistics, or a related field is preferred or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform job duties.

Valid New Mexico driver's license with acceptable driving record for past three years.

Work experience in law enforcement or criminal justice system is preferred. Experience in crime analysis, crime investigation, intelligence analysis, or GIS experience in a law enforcement, military, governmental, or education is preferred.

Work experience performing statistical analysis and research including analyzing data, developing recommendations, implementing strategies and preparing reports of findings is preferred.

Professional certifications such as IACA Law Enforcement Analyst (CLEA) or IALEIA Basic certification is preferred.

Any combination of training, education and experience which is equivalent to the employment standards listed above, and which provides the required knowledge and abilities, will be deemed acceptable for this position.

Knowledge in data analysis, data management and retrieval, research methods, theory, and statistics as well as the ability to conduct complex statistical and analytical studies.

Ability to collect, conceptualize, analyze, interpret, and prepare police data. Ability to utilize data to evaluate manpower allocation, problem solving effort effectiveness, and make recommendations to increase effectiveness and efficiency of police operations.

Knowledge of computer data systems, statistical analysis, and geographic information systems.

Knowledge of methods and techniques of program and project management, including development of objectives related to crime prevention methods and procedures, the monitoring of programs and projects, and critical analysis and evaluation methods.

Excellent writing skills with the ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, supervisors, other City personnel and members of the public; ability to exercise sound judgement in evaluating situations and in making decisions; ability to follow and give verbal and written instructions.

Word processing, typing and computer skills necessary. Ability to use proper spelling, punctuation, grammar, arithmetic, statistical analysis and business English required. Ability to learn and apply technical terminology and information specifically related to police work.

Ability to effectively and discreetly handle confidential information.

Ability to interpret and explain relevant City and Department policies and procedures along with local and state ordinances and statutes, as they apply to crime analysis, law enforcement operations, and intelligence networks and databases.

Develop and implement training as required to meet objectives.

Knowledge of modern office practices, methods and equipment including personal computer hardware and software.

Ability to demonstrate knowledge of principles and practices of workplace safety.

Techniques for providing a high level of customer service and customer focus.

Ability to travel.

Extensive background checks required.

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED:

Skill and proficiency in operation of mainframe computer terminal (AS 400); personal computer, including word processing and spread sheeting software, specifically the suite of Microsoft Office software products with extensive Excel knowledge; PowerDMS; copy machine; fax machine; calculator, and motor vehicle. Must also have extensive knowledge and experience in LERMS, mobile, and other New World based systems. Must be familiar with Iyetek crash reporting software and the TraCS program.

Ability to learn and implement intelligence software to include but not limited to, TLO, LeadsOnline, LEEP, RISS Net, NCIC, etc.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. Most work performed in a typical office setting. Occasional work may be required out of doors, in any weather condition, if called upon to perform necessary accreditation functions, i.e. static displays of department equipment during inclement weather. Some travel involved, normally not exceeding five workdays in duration.

We are an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V.


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