Geolocation Analyst at NZ Police, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
New Zealand Police is working with the community to make New Zealanders be safe and feel safe. With over 13,000 staff, we provide policing services 24 hours a day, every day. We operate by land, sea and air, manage over 860,000 emergency calls a year and are always actively preventing crime and crashes.
We’re working towards specific goals and targets that highlight our intent to work collaboratively with iwi and communities, other government sectors and business partners to deliver ‘Our Business’ and achieve long-term change.
Geolocation Technician/Analyst, it starts with you!
- Band F (Technician) & Band I (Analyst)
- Police Employee (Authorised officer)
- JR 4311461
About the role
The Forensic Geolocation Unit (FGU) is a small team based in Wellington.
The FGU gather and analyse geospatial evidence to support district investigations in the apprehension and prosecution of persons involved in criminal activity.
In this role you will be encouraged to use your initiative to build NZ Police’s capability in the area of cell site surveying and subsequent presentation of the evidence. You will be supported to become a subject matter expert in order to present your analysis in Court.
This role requires someone who is methodical, inquisitive and tenacious, has good listening, written and verbal communication skills and is able to work well within a busy, established team environment.
- Provides support to District investigation teams by advising on and analysing Geolocation data.
- Conducts forensic cell site surveying, including Radio Frequency Propagation Surveys as well as analysis of other communication technologies and location data.
- You will be regularly required to travel within New Zealand to support District investigations through drive testing and presenting expert evidence in Court.
- Manage competing demands and high workloads at times, with the ability to reprioritise as necessary.
What you’ll bring
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 you lead yourself or others.
Below are the desired skills, knowledge, experience and qualifications for the role but you do not necessarily need to meet all of them.This is a graded role where you can enter at several levels, depending on your qualifications and experience.
- You should have existing knowledge of the RF technologies and networks used by telecommunications companies.
- Ideally you will have experience using mapping tools such as ArcGIS and other ESRI products.
- You should be familiar with industry RF survey tools such as Nemo, TEMS, Rohde & Schwarz.
- It is preferable that you will have relevant industry RF qualifications and/or experience
- Must have or be able to obtain a government 'Top Secret' level security clearance
- Successful applicant must reside in Wellington
If you are an internal applicant, you must apply internally through the police system. You must provide an alternative contact email address.
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
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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 Senior Talent Pathway Advisor: Aric.Naidoo@police.govt.nz
Applications close 5pm, Wednesday 5th October 2022
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