In the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of tasks in the evaluation and analysis of criminal/terrorism information and intelligence.
Works under the general supervision of the Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security (DEMHS) State Intelligence Fusion Center Director or a Connecticut State Police (CSP) Sergeant or a Division of Scientific Services Forensic Science Examiner 3 or an employee of a higher grade.
May lead lower level employees as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Performs duties and responsibilities related to intelligence sector assigned;
Collects, integrates, evaluates, analyzes, and disseminates as appropriate intelligence data such as:
the patterns, structure, trends and movement of any individual or group, business or partnership which directly relates to criminal/terrorist conduct or activity and for which there is reasonable suspicion;
the state’s critical infrastructure systems and assets as they relate to the National Infrastructure Protection Plan (NIPP), or similar plan and the National Critical Infrastructure Prioritization Program (NCIPP) or similar plan, including conducting and/or coordinating identification and security assessment of such infrastructure;
cybersecurity intelligence information, including intelligence data of the federal intelligence cycle, network intrusion reports, including assessments to evaluate cyber security posture;
creation, review and update of Geographic Information System points of systems and assets;
Coordinates the exchange of interstate and intrastate information pertaining to criminal activity and criminal movement;
Collects, rapidly analyzes, and disseminates as appropriate information on criminal activities to support law enforcement criminal investigations;
Establishes links between crimes that include identification of criminal history and criminal relationships to aid in making connections between members of criminal organizations;
Synthesizes input from multiple data streams to aid in criminal investigations;
Uses deductive and inductive reasoning to formulate recommendations;
Adheres to prevailing state and federal laws and policies regarding the handling of criminal offender record information and document classification markings including sensitive but unclassified and classified information;
Derives criminal/terrorism related intelligence through blending, analyzing and evaluating relevant horizontal and vertical sources;
Assists in developing and planning criminal/terrorism and intelligence data procedures;
Assists with formulation and dissemination of intelligence data;
Works with federal, state, municipal, military, tribal and private sector to obtain criminal/terrorism information and intelligence data;
Tracks local, state, national and international trends;
Collects, analyzes, and reports forensic and situational data associated with ballistic, DNA, or fingerprint system leads;
Collates message traffic and other communications and alerts unit leadership of developments and or significant changes applicable to assigned area;
Promotes the agency’s intelligence analysis units to relevant outside parties to encourage the exchange of criminal intelligence information between agencies;
Prepares and makes presentations on intelligence data, developments and findings;
the Criminal Intelligence systems operating policies; the Law Enforcement Analytic Standards;
national/international criminal/terrorism data systems and cycle;
state and federal constitutional and statutory privacy and civil liberties provisions;
oral and written communication skills;
analyze and forecast data;
understand and use computerized databases;
utilize federal database systems;
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Six (6) years of professional experience in the collection, integration, evaluation and analysis of criminal/terrorism information and/or intelligence.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
College training in may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
A Master's degree in Criminal Justice, Intelligence Management, Law Enforcement, Political Science, Forensic Science or closely related field may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
Successful completion of a Connecticut Careers Trainee program approved by the Department of Administrative Services may be substituted for the General Experience.
For a DEMHS or CSP position, must obtain a Department of Homeland Security Secret Security clearance within nine (9) months of appointment to class.
Incumbent in this class must possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License.
In addition to reference check and facts stated in application, a thorough background investigation of each candidate may be made by the United States Department of Homeland Security and/or the Connecticut Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection before candidate is certified for appointment.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(16)-ADMIN & RESID (P-5)
As defined by Sec. 5-196 of the Connecticut General Statutes, a job class is a position or group of positions that share general characteristics and are categorized under a single title for administrative purposes. As such, a job class is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task and/or responsibility.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Fusion Center Analyst in Salary Group AR 22 approved effective December 06, 2022. (Revised to modify Minimum Qualifications – Substitutions Allowed and add Acknowledgement section) Item No. 23-236