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Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department - Crime Analyst

22 May 2020 4:45 PM | Kelley Booth (Administrator)

Salary: $27.90 - $33.93

Hourly: $2,232.00 - $2,714.40

Biweekly: $4,836.00 - $5,881.20

Monthly: $58,032.00 - $70,574.40 Annually

Location: Sheriff - 250 E. Hackett Road, CA

Job Type

Full-time and Part-time

Department

Sheriff's Department

Job Number

2747-20

Closing date and time

5/29/2020 at 5:00 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada); Tijuana

THE POSITION
The Crime Analyst is a single position classification in the Sheriff's Department Crime Analysis Unit. The Crime Analyst designs, monitors, enters, and updates all types of crime-related data. This individual also determines the statistical analysis techniques to be used on data and plans, evaluates, and participates in the analysis of crime data, and helps to disseminate this data to management, patrol, crime prevention, investigations, and other units. This individual is responsible for operating a computerized program that enables the Sheriff Department to coordinate and analyze crime data to effectively achieve departmental goals. The individual in this position is accountable for the unit's research techniques, system design and development, and information output. The Crime Analyst provides technical assistance regarding criminal statistical analysis work, data entry, and computer operations. This position is subject to overtime work and performs related duties as assigned.

This recruitment is being conducted to fill current part-time vacancies for the Sheriff's department and to establish an eligibility list to fill future full-time and part-time vacancies.

To learn more about the Sheriff's Department, click here.

Unless otherwise provided, this position is part of the Classified Service of the County and is assigned to the Technical Service Bargaining unit for labor relations purposes. Individuals who are in a full-time classification position are required to serve a twelve-month probationary period, which may be extended an additional six months, for a total of eighteen months. The probationary period does not apply to provisional classifications.

Part-time extra-help is a provisional classification where permanent status may not be obtained. This position is subject to overtime, standby, shift, and callback assignments and will perform related duties as assigned. This position is non-benefited except for participation in a 401a program with Nationwide.

The Job Task Analysis provides information detailing the physical and functional demands of the classification. For the complete job task analysis, visit the Risk Management website at http://www.stancounty.com/riskmgmt/ under the "Disability" tab.

Typical Tasks
  • Plan, evaluate, and participate in the analysis of crime data;
  • Query against case management databases to acquire crime data;
  • Analyze crime data and preventative practices using predictive analytics software such as IBM SPSS;
  • Develop and maintain crime analysis products, including exception reports, area crime evaluations, crime bulletins, crime potential and trend reports and other reports and correspondence;
  • Maintain quality control on all data;
  • Develop new manuals;
  • Assist in the development of statistical programs to handle crime series analysis, and for coordinating future modifications and/or expansions for the department and other tasks as may be necessary to meet the goals of the department;
  • Enter or supervise the entry of all crime-related data via computer terminal;
  • Maintain liaison with interdepartmental and other agencies regarding crime data related issues;
  • Train departmental and other personnel in program-related computer use and application;
  • Assist in information flow between the Crime Analysis Unit and user groups;
  • Design mathematical and statistical models for research projects; selects and adapts statistical and analytical methods;
  • Define population and/or data base to be surveyed; selects existing source references;
  • Develop data collection forms and procedures; reviews technical literature relating to program under consideration;
  • Instruct program staff in data collection methods and use of questionnaires;
  • May personally participate in collecting, compiling and tabulating field data;
  • Analyze data and perform calculations; plan and develop report content and format or assist in such work;
  • May participate in developing supporting computer systems; and
  • May have to testify in court in criminal and civil cases.
Minimum Qualifications (Skills, Ability, Knowledge, Education/Experience)

SKILLS/ABILITIES

  • Plan, organize, and coordinate an information retrieval and output unit;
  • Analyze and interpret factual data;
  • Design and develop new products and systems;
  • Understand and utilize information data and selected quantitative information;
  • Supervise and train assigned staff; and
  • Speak and write effectively.

KNOWLEDGE
  • Crime analysis and support systems;
  • System design and development;
  • Information retrieval and output systems;
  • Research methodology;
  • Writing reports and manuals;
  • Basic statistics;
  • Supervision and training; and
  • Basic computer operation and applications such as Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Internet Explorer.

We recognize your time is valuable, please only apply if you meet the following required qualifications.


EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

PATTERN I 
  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Business or Public Administration, Criminal Justice, Mathematics, or a related field; AND 
  • Two (2) years of administrative and/or analytical experience that demonstrates possession of the stated abilities and knowledge. One (1) year must have been in statistical analysis and/or in the criminal, behavioral or social science fields.

PATTERN II
  • Four (4) years of administrative and/or analytical experience that demonstrates possession of the stated abilities and knowledge. One (1) year must have been in statistical analysis and/or in the criminal, behavioral or social science fields.

NOTE: No felony convictions. Must be of good moral character and must not have been convicted of a crime for which the punishment could have been imprisonment in a Federal penitentiary or State prison.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS
In addition to the minimum qualifications, applicant screening will focus on the following desirable qualifications. Please list any of these qualifications you may have within the "Duties" section of the online application.
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Public Administration, Criminal Justice, Mathematics, or related field.

Proof of education is required for verification purposes at the time of application. Applicants who are unable to submit proof must call (209)-525-7044 to make other arrangements before 5:00 pm on the final filing date. Failure to submit proof or make other arrangements before the final filing deadline will result in disqualification.Application and Selection Procedures

APPLICATION PROCEDURES/FINAL FILING DATE
Applications cannot be submitted later than 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date. Make your online application as complete as possible so a full and realistic appraisal may be made of your qualifications.
 
Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.
 
Attaching your resume and cover letter are an optional feature for those who wish to do so in addition to completing the required application. Information on your resume and cover letter will not substitute for the education, work experience and required fields on the County application. The online County application is the primary tool used to evaluate your job qualifications.

EXAMINATION PROCESS
Most County recruitments consists of the steps detailed below and are governed by Merit Principles. The examination process ensures that all applicants are given the same opportunity to gain employment within Stanislaus County.

  • Application Review and Screening. Applications are carefully screened based on information provided. Those who submit incomplete applications that lack relevant qualifications or do not submit all required documents will not be invited to move on.
  • Written Examination. Applicants will be invited to participate in a written exam that tests knowledge for the position.
  • Oral Examination. Applicants are invited to a panel interview in which they will be evaluated by County subject matter experts.
  • Eligible Lists. Candidates who pass the examination will be placed on an eligible list for that classification.  Eligible lists are effective for six months, but may be extended up to eighteen months.

TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE
Application Deadline: MAY 29, 2020
Oral Examination: THE WEEK OF JUNE 15, 2020


Note: The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, part-time and full-time vacancies throughout Stanislaus County.

GENERAL INFORMATION
Final appointment will be conditional upon successfully passing a County paid pre-employment drug screening (if applicable for position) and a job-related background investigation.

Some positions may require possession or the ability to obtain, and maintenance of a valid California Driver's license or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job related essential functions. 

Stanislaus County supports the good health of its workforce. More information is available at http://myclubwellness.org
 
Cell phones are typically incompatible with the online application format or browser. We recommend using a desktop or laptop computer. If you are still having technical difficulties, please call NEOGOV at 1-855-524-5627.

Agency: Stanislaus County

Phone: 209-525-6341

Website: http://www.stancounty.com

Address: 1010 10th Street, Ste 1400, Modesto, California, 95354

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