Intelligence Analyst - Dunedin at NZ Police, Otago
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Tactical Intelligence Analyst, the role you have been waiting for!
- Based at Dunedin Central Police Station – Must reside in Dunedin area or be willing to relocate to wider Dunedin area
- Intelligence Career Structure or Band E Equivalent - Salary from $61,113 - $79,087
- Office of Constable / Police Employee
- Permanent, Full Time
- JR 1740281
About the role
The National Intelligence Centre (NIC) supports New Zealand Police leaders and officers to prevent crime and harm through exceptional policing. Our mahi is used to inform deployment of resources, understand the criminal environment and crime problems, and facilitate evidence-based action and prevention.
The NIC is recruiting Intelligence Analysts (Tactical) who will be based in District Intelligence Groups throughout the country. While you will work for the NIC, you will be located within one of our District Intelligence units in Tamaki Makaurau, Whangarei, Waikato, Tasman, Canterbury, Eastern, Central, Southern and Wellington.
Our Intelligence Analysts (Tactical) will work to support the Police Tactical Response Model (TRM). No day will be the same in this role. You will provide Tactical Intelligence that is timely, accurate, clear, and relevant.
Your work will support the Frontline, Districts, Special Tactics Group (STG) and Armed Offenders Squad (AOS) as well as other operational areas.
The analysis you provide will be used to disrupt the criminal environment, facilitate arrests, assist with surveillance operations, target offenders, and gather evidence. This is a high trust environment and one which needs you to be flexible in relation to where and when you may be required to work. The preferred applicants will be able to demonstrate the following:
- a sound knowledge of Intelligence practices and crime science.
- an ability to work effectively in a team environment – bringing positive energy.
- shows initiative and able to work unsupervised (reliable and dependable).
- can work effectively and calmly under pressure.
- able to work to short deadlines.
- comfortable managing multiple demands from a variety of people.
- available at short notice and able to work at alternate locations where required.
You must be able to cope with the nature of the work we undertake, and the organisational challenges presented in police intelligence. The environment can be fast paced and as such you need to be adaptable.
To succeed in this role, you need to be comfortable and confident when talking to others and willing to build your understanding of policing and Intelligence. You will need to work with people from a wide range of internal and external workgroups and agencies. Communication is key as you will be resenting analysis through written reporting and verbal briefings to a range of audiences. Time will not always be your friend.
It would be advantageous but not essential - if you had some knowledge of Geospatial systems, radio communications and the ability to drive both manual and automatic vehicles.
- Apply analytical thinking skills and crime science theory to the analysis of crime issues.
- Able to recognise problems, distil and define the pertinent issues, and determine and propose effective solutions.
- Collaborate on projects and group analysis.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills (accurate and concise)
- Contribute to core Intelligence reporting and deliverables of the Group.
- Critical thinking – able to provide objective analysis and evaluation of an issue in order to form a judgement.
- Champion diverse worldviews, different perspectives, and the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi, identifying opportunities to reflect these in Intelligence products.
- Able to use technology but equally adapt to non-technical solutions in the field.
You must be able to cope with the nature of the work we undertake, and the organisational challenges presented in police intelligence.
What you'll bring
Previous experience working in or with Intelligence is advantageous but not required. We are interested in receiving applications from a range of backgrounds and people who have worked in public or private sector who are excited about a career in New Zealand Police Intelligence.
Being part of the Police whānau is about being our best to ensure our communities are safe and feel safe. Our Core Competencies provide a shared understanding of the behaviours, leadership and technical competence required for success at each level of Police. Whilst we are looking for skills, knowledge and experience relevant to the role, we also place high importance on your state of mind, the alignment of your values with ours, your ability to contribute to and build high performing teams, and the way that you lead yourself or others.
- New Zealand citizenship, or a permanent New Zealand resident.
- Able to deploy to another location at short notice.
- Hold the NZ Diploma in Intelligence Analysis (NZDIA) or equivalent or able to complete NZDIA modules early in employment.
- Hold a full driver license or be able to complete early in employment
- Able to obtain and maintain an appropriate Top Secret National Security clearance (www.protectivesecurity.govt.nz/eligibility-tool)
Initial applications and CVs will be assessed by the panel. Selected candidates will be asked to complete further screening questions and a written scenario as part of the shortlisting process. Candidates who progress to interview will complete further writing and scenario assessments to assess technical competence and may also be asked to complete psychometric testing including personality and cognitive reasoning assessments.
This role is set at Individual Contributor level, this means your key purpose is “to deliver or enable others to deliver ‘Our Business'.
We will ask you questions based on “How we will deliver Our Business – Core Competencies” and the appropriate role level, i.e. Individual Contributor. For more information on Our Core Competencies, please copy and paste this URL: https://www.police.govt.nz/sites/default/files/publications/core-competencies-how-we-will-deliver-our-business.pdf
These questions will be unique and specific to the role, focusing on the aspects the hiring manager believes are most important for that position at the time. For more information on Our Values, please copy and paste this URL: https://www.police.govt.nz/sites/default/files/publications/nzp-our-values.pdf
To view the position description for this role please copy and paste this link into a new browser:
Our mission is to prevent crime and harm through exceptional policing. Our vision is to be the safest country. Our purpose is to ensure everybody can be safe and feel safe.
Your wellbeing inside and outside of work is important to us. We're open to discussing flexible working options that work for both you and the business.
For more information on the above, please copy and paste this URL: https://www.police.govt.nz/careers
How to apply
Please note: Applications submitted directly through the Government Jobs Website are no longer considered. Please visit our Police Careers page: https://career10.successfactors.com/career?company=nzpolice to apply for this position.
If this position sounds like you, click apply now. You will be required to submit an application form and a CV. Before confirmation of hire, pre-employment checks will be undertaken. For further information on the application process, please copy and paste this URL: https://www.police.govt.nz/careers
If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact Thuvaraga.Thiribuvananathan@police.govt.nz
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Position type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
|Attachment:||No File Attached|
Note: You may be redirected to the employer's careers website.