Department of Administrative Services

Fusion Center Analyst (8557AR)

$32.43-$41.97 Hourly / $2,594.56-$3,357.67 BiWeekly /
$67,718.02-$87,635.19 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, State Intelligence Fusion Center, this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of tasks in the evaluation and analysis of criminal/terrorism information and intelligence.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Works under the general supervision of the Fusion Center Intelligence Manager or an employee of a higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

May lead lower level employees as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Performs duties and responsibilities related to intelligence sector assigned; collects, integrates, evaluates and analyzes raw intelligence data; 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; collates message traffic and other communications and alerts unit manager of developments and or significant changes applicable to assigned area; prepares and makes presentations on intelligence data, developments and findings; prepares comprehensive reports containing vetted intelligence data; performs related duties as required.

INTELLIGENCE SECTOR: Collects, analyzes and documents criminal information from law enforcement community (federal, state, local, military, tribal and private sector); tracks political, religious or social views, associations or activities of any individual or any group, business or partnership which directly relates to criminal conduct or activity and reasonable suspicion; tracks suspected loan sharking, drug trafficking, trafficking in stolen property, gambling, extortion, smuggling, bribery and corruption of public officials and related criminal activies; researches patterns, structure, trends and movement of criminal groups and individuals; assesses validity and reliability of criminal information; tracks interstate and intrastate criminal activities and criminal movement using induction and deduction methods to assess impact.

CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE SECTOR: Collects, analyzes and documents intelligence data for systems and assets (Agriculture and Food, Water and Environment, Health and Public Health Services, Social Services, Emergency Services, Government, Military Facilities and Defense Industry Bases, Information and Telecommunications, Energy, Transportation; Banking and Finance, Chemical Industry and Hazardous Materials, Retail, Postal and Shipping, Education, Criminal Justice; Private Security, Public Works, Real Estate, Hospitality and Housing, Monuments and icons and critical manufacturing); conducts statewide assessment of critical infrastructure to identify systems and assesses in Connecticut and prioritizes criticality via National Infrastructure Protection Plan (NIPP); identifies systems and assets that if incapacitated would impact security, economic security, public health or safety of Connecticut citizens based on National Critical Infrastructure Prioritization Program (NCIPP).

CYBER INTELLIGENCE SECTOR: Collects, analyzes and documents virtual intelligence data of federal intelligence cycle i.e.(Regional Information Sharing System-RISS, Federal Bureau of Investigation's Law Enforcement Online-LEO; National Date Exchange -N-Dex; Regional Data Exchange-R-Dex, Department of Homeland Security Homeland Security Information Network-HSIN, United States Private -Public Partnership-USP3, El Paso Intelligence -EPIC, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network-FinCEN, High Intensity Drug trafficking area-HIDTA, International Association of Crime Area-IACA, International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts-IALEIA, International Criminal Police Organization-Interpol, Law Enforcement Intelligence Unit-LEIU, National Crime Information Center-NCIC, National Drug Intelligence Center-NDIC, National White Collar Crime Center-NW3C); analyzes cyber intelligence reports to determine correlation and applicability; shares virtual intelligence information with sector analysts; analyzes network intrusion detection reports and vulnerability assessments to evaluate security posture as it pertains to current operations and information security levels; identifies and updates Geographic Information System points of systems and assets in Connecticut; provides guidance for virtual systems to Fusion Center staff and intelligence sharing community.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Knowledge of research methods and techniques; knowledge of the Criminal Intelligence systems operating policies; knowledge of the Law Enforcement Analytic Standards; knowledge of national/international criminal/terrorism data systems and cycle; knowledge of state and federal constitutional and statutory privacy and civil liberties provisions; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to analyze and forecast data; ability to understand and use computerized databases; ability to utilize federal database systems; ability to analyze data.

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

1. 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.
2. A Master's degree in Criminal Justice, Intelligence Management, Law Enforcement, Political Science or closely related field may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Must obtain a Department of Homeland Security Secret Security clearance within nine (9) months of appointment to class.
2. Incumbent in this class must possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License.

CHARACTER REQUIREMENTS

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

Classified/Competitive

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(34)-Statistics/Research/Planning

BARGAINING UNIT

(16)-ADMIN & RESID (P-5)

EEO

(2)-Professional

SALARY INFORMATION

AR 22

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the existing title of and specification for the class of DEMHS Fusion Center Analyst in Salary Group AR 22 approved effective July 16, 2010. (2012 SCOPE Review)

EFFECTIVE DATE

2/15/2012

CLASS: 8557AR; EST: 7/16/2010; REV: 2/15/2012;