Senior Intelligence Analyst (District) at NZ Police, Waikato - Cambridge;Waikato - Hamilton;Waikato - Huntly;Waikato - Matamata;Waikato - Morrinsville;Waikato - Paeroa;Waikato - Raglan;Waikato - Taupo;Waikato - Te Awamutu;Waikato - Te Kuiti;Waikato - Thames;Waikato - Tokoroa;Waikato
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.
Senior Intelligence Analyst / Intelligence Analyst, it starts with you!
- Waikato Prevention Team – multiple vacancies
- Based at Hamilton Central, Waikato District Intelligence Unit
- Police Employee/Police Constable
- Permanent Full Time
- Nationally Advertised Vacancy
As part of your application please indicate clearly if you are applying for the Senior Intelligence Analyst or the Intelligence Analyst vacancy.
About the role
The Waikato Police Intelligence Unit supports Waikato 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.
We are recruiting a Senior Intelligence Analyst / Analyst who will be based in the Waikato District Intelligence Unit.
Our Intelligence Analysts (Tactical) works 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. We need people who are innovative and want to work with us to develop our Tactical Intelligence capability.
You will be providing Tactical Intelligence that primarily supports the newly formed Offender Prevention Teams, as well as Armed Offenders Squad (AOS) and other frontline operational areas. Your intelligence analysis will be used to disrupt the criminal environment, facilitate arrests, assist with surveillance operations, target offenders, and gather evidence.
You must be able to cope with the nature of the work we undertake, and the organisational challenges presented in Police Intelligence. There may be occasions where you and your team will need to deploy to another location at short notice.
The preferred applicant will have a sound knowledge of Intelligence practices and crime science, and experience in scenario generation, including scanning and exploring future states.
We are looking for people who are great team players and who can build trust quickly. You need to be open-minded and willing to lean into the challenges that different tactical Intelligence problems present. You will use your initiative and critical thinking skills to identify and understand policing problems and apply analytical tools and techniques to develop compelling advice to inform enforcement and prevention.
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 presenting analysis through written reporting and verbal briefings to a range of audiences. Time will not always be your friend.
A basic understanding of Geospatial Intelligence analysis and some radio communications experience is desirable but not essential.
This position would be ideal for individuals with analytical experience wanting the opportunity to broaden their range/experience or take the next step in their career. You may be new to New Zealand Police and would like to learn and develop under the guidance of an experienced Intelligence team.
- Apply analytical thinking skills and crime science theory to the analysis of crime issues.
- Use strong critical thinking skills to enable objective analysis and evaluation of issues to form judgements.
- Collaborate on projects and group analysis.
- Contribute to core Intelligence reporting and deliverables of your group.
- Develop and maintain a wide range of professional relationships.
- Take ownership of work through to the delivery of expected outcomes.
- Champion diverse worldviews, different perspectives, and the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi, identifying opportunities to reflect these in Intelligence products.
Hold the New Zealand Diploma in Intelligence Analysis (NZDIA) or equivalent. If the NZDIA is not held, the applicant must demonstrate the necessary relevant experience and be able to complete and submit the NZDIA modules within 15 months of employment.
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 that you lead yourself or others.
Previous experience working in Intelligence is essential. We are interested in receiving applications from a broad range of Intelligence backgrounds and people who have worked in public or private sector who are excited about a career in New Zealand Police Intelligence.
You will also be:
- adept at translating vision and strategic intent into Intelligence, plans, activities and outputs.
- have excellent written and verbal communication skills (accurate and concise) and be able to support and guide others in critical thinking.
- adept at communicating with and influencing decision makers, from the frontline to senior management.
- able to work unsupervised (reliable and dependable), a self-starter and someone who shows initiative.
- able to work unsupervised.
- able to 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.
- Initial applications and CVs will be assessed by the Talent Pathway Team. 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.
- 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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- Applicants must be an NZ or Australian citizen, or a permanent NZ resident to apply for this position
- Hold the NZ Diploma in Intelligence Analysis (NZDIA) or equivalent or able to complete NZDIA modules early in employment.
- Able to deploy to another location at short notice.
- Preferable to be able to obtain and maintain a Top-Secret National Security Clearance. (www.protectivesecurity.govt.nz/eligibility-tool)
Our mission is to be the safest country by delivering services that ensure New Zealand communities are confident, safe and secure.
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
Remuneration upon appointment of the role will be:
Senior Intelligence Analyst: $94,854 – 114,385
Intelligence Analyst: $79,948 – 92,919
If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact Elzarie.Geyer@police.govt.nz
Please note applications close 5:00pm, Wednesday 29th of March 2023.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Location:||Waikato - Cambridge;Waikato - Hamilton;Waikato - Huntly;Waikato - Matamata;Waikato - Morrinsville;Waikato - Paeroa;Waikato - Raglan;Waikato - Taupo;Waikato - Te Awamutu;Waikato - Te Kuiti;Waikato - Thames;Waikato - Tokoroa;Waikato|
|Position type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
|Category:||Police & emergency services|
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