Job Opportunities Title:
Management Analyst / Crime Analyst, Peoria (IL) PD
Conducts a variety of crime and statistical analysis in support of crime analysis activities; collects and analyzes data describing crime patterns, crime trends, and potential suspects; assists with administering crime analysis database and tracking systems; assists in monitoring and researching all active parolees and known felons within the City; and assists with creating local, state, and federal statistics for City-wide and in-house reporting requirements. Responsible for systems analysis, programming development, maintenance and update of the Police Department's crime analysis system. Provides and integrates GIS data into the department's crime analysis program on a regular basis to ensure complete and accurate data is available for the map display and to geo-verify incident location. An ideal candidate would have strong customer service skills, experience working with a diverse workforce, the ability to function in a fast-paced environment and represent the City of Peoria to the general public in a professional manner.
Examples of Duties
IMPORTANT ATTRIBUTES: Candidate must also have strong analytical skills, good judgment, effective oral and written communication abilities and the ability to interact with many different people and professionals. Effective teamwork is also an important characteristic and must possess an adequate level of creativity and good time-management skills. Candidate should possess knowledge of proposal development and grant writing, principles and practices of statistical research methodologies, municipal budgeting, public administration and finance. Some grant writing, planning, and report presentation. Skill in using tact, discretion, initiative and independent judgment within established guidelines; analyzing and resolving office administrative situations and problems. Ability to identify the need for, design, direct and conduct research to generate accurate and useful management information; write reports, correspondence, procedure manuals; and work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in computer science, research methods, statistics, criminal justice, geography, social sciences, or related field; and six months to two years as a crime or intelligence analyst, or equivalent. Master's degree from an accredited college or university preferred. Any combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job considered.
MENTAL/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must have the mental and physical capabilities to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. Work is performed in a normal office environment with little exposure to outdoor temperatures or dirt and dust. Working conditions are typically moderately quiet.
*Please notify the Human Resources Department if accommodations are required to participate in the selection process.