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Intelligence Support Officer

NZ Police
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Waikato - Hamilton
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Intelligence Support Officer

Hamilton, Waikato District

Permanent, Full-Time

Remuneration Range $48,188 - $65,197

Job Requisition ID 5383



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 an Intelligence Support Officer, you will work within the District Command Centre and 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 in real-time, 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.


Skills - it would be preferable if the applicant brought 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)



  • 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


Core Competencies - Level 1 Individual Contributor:

  • Communicate
  • Innovate
  • Lead
  • Solve


For more information about the above Core Competencies, visit “Our Values” on our website to view our Core Competency Framework: How We Do Things.


Special Requirements:

  • 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


Additional Information:

  • The successful applicant must reside in Hamilton
  • Transfer costs will be paid


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Applications submitted directly through the Government Jobs website are no longer considered and will only be accepted when formally submitted through the New Zealand Police website (link provided above).


Please note, ir you are an existing Police employee you must apply through our internal Careers site and include your QID number in your application.


If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact the Hiring Manager, Dr Deane Searle by email at


Applications close at 5pm on Monday 25 June 2018.

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