City of Tucson


$19.15-$31.13 Hourly / $39,832.00-$64,750.40 Yearly
Salary Grade: 918

General Description

Gathers, analyzes and assesses classified and unclassified homeland security intelligence information from a variety of local, state and national resources, and develops comprehensive analytical threat assessment reports. Serves as a liaison with analysts from other organizations and security subgroups (Utilities, private sector).

Essential Functions

Analyzes and monitors local, state and national intelligence information to access developments, threat implications, trends and interrelationships  

Collects and evaluates intelligence information to develop criteria to measure the reliability of such information  

Monitor drug trafficking trends; identify emerging trends and officer safety issues; and prepare strategic intelligence assignments

Compiles information, analyzes findings, makes interpretations, and generates conclusions and actionable intelligence assessments for use by local and regional law enforcement agencies  

Utilizes specialized law enforcement and intelligence data bases to critically evaluate information from multiple sources; determines the importance of each piece of information, synthesizes compiled data into logical framework, draws inferences, and prepares assessments and comprehensive written work products to enhance the flow of intelligence information to local and regional agencies  

Collect, analyze, evaluate, produce and disseminate tactical, operational and strategic intelligence  

Prepare presentations and conduct briefings to supervisors, managers, detectives and/or prosecutors concerning investigative, operational and/or strategic intelligence

Use investigative, analytical tools and word processing, graphics, and spreadsheet software to produce reports, presentations and special projects 

Prepares graphs, charts (link analysis, event flow analysis, activity/transaction charting), tables and other illustrative devices for visual presentation of data  

Reviews, extracts and analyzes reports relating to Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) and prepares analytical reports, summaries and assessments to provide general or specific intelligence for use in investigative and planning decisions  

Utilizes established intelligence analysis techniques and inductive logic to develop relationships and inferences from data

Develops inferences about the intentions and vulnerabilities of criminal or terrorist groups and individuals, their methods of operation, extent of criminal influence, and makes recommendations for investigative strategies  

Supports and assists investigators directly in the compilation of analysis of confidential information regarding complex homeland security investigations 

Makes sound decisions regarding which analytical techniques, methodologies, and technologies should be employed to meet the goals of the analytical task

Serve as primary or secondary Confidential Informant File Coordinator to include conducting research and analysis of potential confidential informants, preparing a written report on confidential informant, and briefing the control officer of findings.  Maintain Confidential Informant files in current use and adherence to retention schedule. Maintain Confidential Informant database to include tracking, statistical analysis and reporting.  Ensuring strict security of file access to the appropriate personnel. Conducts required and scheduled audits of CI files reporting directly to the section Commander 

Supports investigations by participating in search warrants

Provides training and mentoring to new intelligence personnel and critiquing intelligence products for dissemination

Testify in criminal prosecutions as needed

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: Bachelor’s Degree

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 3 years relevant experience involving intelligence collection, analysis and producing written assessments and reports

Special Job Requirements

  • Incumbents not possessing specific intelligence analyst training from an accredited organization must successfully complete it within 12 months of hire
    • International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts (IALEIA)
    • Standards established either by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security or U.S. Department of Justice Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative 


  • Must obtain and maintain required security clearance
  • Must be able to obtain a U.S. Government Security clearance within 18 months of hire
  • Must obtain and maintain a secret security clearance in order to exchange data with other local, State, and Federal agencies

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements

Non-NIDA Drug Test

Other Information

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Occupational Group Code: 34

Occupation Group Description: Police

EEO Job Category Code: E

EEO Job Category Description: Paraprofessionals

Organizational Level: Lead

NCCI: 7720

Bargaining Unit: No Representation

Driving Requirements

The following information pertains to driving requirements for this classification with the City of Tucson. Under "Driving Level" None, Secondary or Primary, refers to the driving responsibility as it relates to the essential functions of the classification. License Type, is just that, the type of Arizona Driving License required for the classification. If the position requires a Commercial Drivers License (CDL), the endorsements will be listed under "Endorsements." Under Safety Sensitive a "Yes" means employees with this classification are subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. License Type A,B,C,D,or M may require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage. Exceptions to classification driving requirement's may exist based on position.

Driving Level: Incidential

License Type: Valid and Unrestricted D - Driver

CDL Endorsements: None

Safety Sensitive: No

Job Description Disclaimer

This description is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty. They are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.

CLASS: 6320; EST: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM; REV: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM;