New job Crime Analysis Data Technician in California

Crime Analysis Data Technician

Company : City of Oxnard
Salary : $41,402 - $64,229 a year ++
Location : California

Full Description

The City of Oxnard's Police Department is seeking a Crime Analysis Data Technician with strong technical and customer service skills to be part of the team. This individual must be comfortable with computers and using technology-based applications. The ideal candidate will be well-organized and detail oriented and be able to compile technical data into an understandable format.
Under general supervision, the Crime Analysis Data Technician performs specialized technical assignments in support of the City's law enforcement activities; utilizes automated law enforcement databases and software applications to gather, categorize, analyze and disseminate information concerning current and prior criminal activity and presents findings and crime patterns to department staff and the public.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS:
The Crime Analysis Data Technician is an entry-level class, which serves as support to the sworn functions of the police programs, requiring no prior related work experience. Incumbents in the position are trained in their specific assignments as well as general policies and procedures, by high-level civilian or sworn officer staff and other personnel as necessary.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED/EXERCISED:
General supervision is provided by high level civilian personnel or sworn personnel at the rank of Sergeant or above. Work may be reviewed both during performance and upon completion.

WORK SCHEDULE:
This position may work a varied shift which may include nights, weekends and holidays. This position is eligible for overtime pay.

Essential Functions

Include but are not limited to the following:

  • Uses general and specialized computer applications in order to gather and organize crime data.
  • Organizes, interprets, and summarizes crime reports and statistics on criminal activity in order to identity existing crime series and patterns.
  • Compiles and provides statistical and narrative data relating to crime and traffic accidents.
  • Schedules, conducts and trains personnel on methods of data collection.
  • Determines linking factors in criminal activity, such as method, crime type, suspect descriptions and weapons used.
  • Writes reports and gives oral presentations to sworn staff on crime series and patterns.
  • Attends regional meetings of crime analysis professionals in order to share information on crime patterns, new methodologies, and developing tools.
  • Responds to requests for information.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

The following are minimum qualifications necessary for entry into the classification:

Education and/or Experience:
Any combination of education and experience that has provided the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for a Crime Analysis Data Technician. A typical way of obtaining the required qualifications is to possess a high school diploma, or equivalent, including coursework or work experience in crime analysis and mapping software. No felony convictions or disqualifying criminal history.

License/Certificate:
Possession of a valid class "C" California driver's license.
Possession of a Crime and Intelligence Analysis Certificate is highly desirable.

General Information

The selected candidate must pass a thorough background investigation.

UNION MEMBERSHIP: Regular full-time and part-time positions in this classification are represented by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU).

APPLICATION PROCESS:

  • Submit NEOGOV/Government Jobs on-line application.
  • Complete and submit responses to the supplemental questions, if required.
  • Upload resume, cover letter, proof of degree (transcript) or other requested documents.


Your application may be rejected as incomplete if you do not include the relevant information in the online application and include the information only on the resume. Applications and/or Supplemental Questionnaires that state "see my resume" or "see my personnel file" are considered incomplete and will not be accepted. Cover letters and/or optional resumes are not accepted in lieu of a completed application.

The list of qualified candidates established from this recruitment may be used to fill other full-time, part-time, and temporary assignments. There is currently one (1) full-time vacancy within the Police Department.

NOTE: For most positions, the City of Oxnard relies on office automation (Microsoft Office) and web-based enabled tools, therefore candidates must be proficient and comfortable with computer use to perform functions associated with on-going work.

Regular and reliable attendance, effective communication skills, and development of effective working relationships are requirements of all positions.

City staff may be required to play an active role in the event of an emergency, which may include changes in responsibilities and working hours.

This position requires a 12 month probationary period.

Pursuant to California Government Code Section 3100, all public employees are required to serve as disaster service workers subject to such disaster service activities as may be assigned to them.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY: The City of Oxnard is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from all qualified applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, medical condition, disability or sexual orientation.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: The City of Oxnard makes reasonable accommodation for the disabled. If you believe you require special arrangements to participate in the testing process, you must inform the Human Resources Department in writing no later than the filing date. Applicants who request such accommodation must document their request with an explanation of the type and extent of accommodation required.

LEGAL REQUIREMENT: On the first day of employment, new employees must provide proof of citizenship or documentation of legal right to work in the United States in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, as amended. The City participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with you. Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment. Employers can only use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the Form I-9. For more information on E-Verify, please contact DHS. 888-897-7781 dhs.gov/e-verify.

For questions, please contact: Kanoa Roman, kanoa.roman@oxnard.org, (805)385-7566

NOTE: The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice.


Retirement Contributions:
New members (as defined by PEPRA), 2% @ 62; "Classic" members 2% @ 55. The employee will be required to pay a portion of their annual earnings toward their retirement. The City of Oxnard does not participate in social security.

Vacation Accrual Rates:
Full time employees accrue vacation leave at a rate of 4.39-8.08 hours per pay period based on years of service.

Sick Leave Accrual Rate:
Full time employees accrue sick leave at a rate of 3.70 hours per pay period.

Deferred Compensation:
The City contributes 1% to a deferred compensation program.

Bilingual Pay:
A regular full time employee may receive bilingual pay at the rate of $50.00-$125.00 bi-weekly depending on the level the employee is required to provide bilingual services as determined by the City Manager or designee.

Educational Incentive:
Employees earn educational incentive pay for educational attainments not required by the classification. The educational incentive pay is as follows: Associates degree - 2.5%, Bachelor's degree – 3%, Graduate degree – 3.5%

Health and dental:
The City contributes $993.91 per month toward medical insurance premiums and an additional $74.20 per month toward dental insurance premiums. For those employees who waive the medical the City will contribute $893.91 per month. Any unused dental premium monies are paid to the employee.

Life Insurance:
City employees receive Basic Life Coverage and have the option to purchase additional insurance.

Tuition Reimbursement:
Full-time employees are eligible for 100% reimbursement of the costs of tuition, registration fees, laboratory fees, and books to a maximum of $1,000 per fiscal year for work related coursework.
Holidays:
The City observes 12 holidays per year.


Salary
$41,402.19 - $64,228.74 Annually
Location
Oxnard 93030, CA
Job Type
Full Time
Department
Police
Job Number
14121-PD-2106-KR
Closing

6/29/2021 5:00 PM Pacific


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