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Intelligence Analyst - Trainee

Employer:
NZ Police
Job Category:
Police & emergency services
City/Town:
Waikato - Hamilton
Region:
Waikato
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
Posted Date:
12-Jan-2018
Closing Date:
26-Jan-2018
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Job Description

Intelligence Analyst - Trainee

New Zealand Police

Hamilton, Waikato District

Salary Range $43,864 - $49,347

Permanent, Full Time

Job Requisition ID 3081

 

 

Every Police officer is a decision maker, from Constable to Commissioner. They all require bespoke intelligence to make context specific decisions.  The function of Intelligence is to enable Police staff to make the best possible decisions, so as to enable Our Business.

 

Waikato District has an opportunity for an enthusiastic and experienced person to utilise their skills in analysis in a dynamic area of Policing. Analytical experience and excellent writing skills are essential. You'll be adaptable, enthusiastic, flexible and a fast learner, who can easily come to grips with different business needs and processes. Your excellent communication skills will enable you to work across multiple business units. It would be preferable if you bring to the position, skills including: statistical analysis (such as Annova testing in Minitab); html construction; computer software language skills (such as a proficiency in Python scripting and R), and; ArcGIS (general proficiency with mapping techniques).

 

As a Trainee Intelligence Analyst you will produce intelligence products that provide understanding of the criminal environment and identify emerging risks and priorities. You will provide insight that informs decision-makers and supports the deployment of police resources, particularly in respect of priority and repeat victims, offenders and locations. Doctrinal change has generated a critical need for technical intelligence and deployment solutions. There is a need for statistical, mathematical, computer science, and advanced social science at the operational level. You will drive innovation through collaboration with the National Institute of Security and Crime Science, based at the University of Waikato.

 

CORE COMPETENCIES - You will demonstrate the following:

  • Communicate - Individual Contributor
  • Innovate - Individual Contributor
  • Lead - Individual Contributor
  • Solve - Individual Contributor

 

To view the description of the above Core Competencies, visit Our Values on our website.

 

SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • It would be preferable if the applicant brought to the position has skills including: statistical analysis (such as Annova testing in Minitab); html construction; computer software language skills (such as a proficiency in Python scripting and R), and; ArcGIS (general proficiency with mapping techniques).

 

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Demonstrates the ability to conduct analysis of the environment including patterns and trends, drawing conclusions and justifying recommendations.
  • Demonstrates analytical skill working with ambiguous information and adding value to information obtained.
  • Demonstrates strong and effective communication skills including the ability to write clearly and succinctly and present work in a style that effectively influences the target audience.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • A  National Diploma in Intelligence Analysis or equivalent, is preferred.
  • Applicants will be required to meet the conditions of this position defined in the Professional Development in Intelligence Programme (PDIP) including completing mandatory training and CPD.
  • Work samples must be submitted for assessment upon application.
  • In the event of operational emergencies, on short notice applicants may be required to: Work outside normal business hours /Travel domestically /Relocate temporarily for unknown duration.
  • Applicants must be able to obtain and maintain an appropriate security clearance.
  • The successful applicant must undergo a Vetting Check in relation to the Vulnerable Children's Act 2014 (Non-Core).

 

To view the position description for this role, please copy & paste the following link in a new browser:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/hfcfc3qthxurde9/Generic_DistOpsNatOps_%20Intelligence%20Analyst.pdf?dl=0

 

HOW TO APPLY:

If this position sounds like you, visit our NZ Police website here and select ‘Current vacancies' to apply for this position. You will be required to submit a Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae (maximum 4 pages) which provides a brief account of your relevant education, skills and experience. In addition, you must complete an application form telling us why you are interested in the position and how you meet the Core Competencies of the role, using no more than 600 words for each section.

 

If you are an existing Police Employee, you must apply through our internal Careers site and include your QID number in your application.

 

IMPORTANT - Applications submitted directly through the Government Jobs Website are no longer considered. Please visit our NZ Police website here and select ‘Current vacancies' to apply for this position.

 

If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact the Hiring Manager Deane Searle by email at Deane.Searle@police.govt.nz.


Applications close at 4pm, Friday 26th January 2018.

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