Closing Date: 01/28/2024
$62,940.80 - $98,945.60 Annually
1/28/2024 5:00 PM Pacific
The City of Irvine seeks a passionate and motivated individual to join the Irvine Police Department’s Real Time Crime Center (RTCC) as a Program Specialist (RTCC Specialist). This is an exciting opportunity for someone with exceptional communication, analytical, and critical thinking skills. The RTCC Program Specialist will be responsible for identifying crime trends, patterns, and potential subjects of interest based on regional crime information. The RTCC Specialist will work in the RTCC inside our dispatch center in order to utilize camera feeds, license plate readers, and other analytical software to provide situational awareness through our computer aided dispatch platforms to police personnel and detectives in the field.
- Review crime reports and police calls for service to identify crime pattern and trends.
- Maintain data storage and retrieval of crime information.
- Utilize computer applications and database programs in relation to police records, calls for service, and other law enforcement software.
- Assist with the development of agency tactics, strategies and planning in response to real time data and crime trends.
- Assist in maintaining liaison with other law enforcement agencies and analysts to sustain knowledge of regional crime trends and patterns.
- Monitor police calls for service and video sources in real time while providing pertinent information to ensure officer and public safety.
- Assist in staying up to date with current best practices and procedures for crime analysis and RTCC’s in California
- Attend department events such as National Night Out, Open House, Coffee with a Cop, and other similar opportunities to interact with the community members.
- Additional information can be found in the Analytical Program Specialist job description.
- Bachelor's degree in criminal justice or related field with some experience in crime analysis or law enforcement dispatch center.
- Crime and Intelligence Analysis certificate issued by an accredited university or recognized organization such as California Crime and Intelligence Analysis Association (CCIAA) or International Association of Crime Analysts (IACA); some consideration will be given for candidates who plan to complete the certificate within six months or candidates who have any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities.
- One to two years working in crime analysis or law enforcement dispatch experience.
- Ability to utilize a wide variety of reference and descriptive data and information such as logs, bulletins, reports, maps, graphical presentations, staff reports, penal, vehicle and municipal codes, budgets, and policies and procedures manuals.
- Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, with Public Safety personnel, other agency personnel, budget officer, supervisor, command staff, city partners, and citizens.
- Maintain strong communication and marketing skills while delivering exceptional service to our culturally diverse community.
- Ability to prepare maps from spatial data by using Geographic information Systems software with the concurrent ability to conduct spatial analysis for patterns in criminal behavior, cellphone data. Provides recommendations for actionable tasks related to the spatial analysis.
- Ability to exercise independent judgment to apply facts and principles for developing approaches and techniques to problem resolution.
- Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment working with a team as well as independently.
- Bachelor's degree in public administration or related field with some experience in municipal management, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities.
- May require a valid California driver's license.