City of Tucson


$23.31-$42.08 Hourly / $48,484.80-$87,526.40 Yearly
Salary Grade: 815

General Description

Supervises and implements administrative and management functions and activities.  Prepares, analyzes, and shares complex crime, intelligence, and management data and report trends at an expert level.

Essential Functions

Uses independent judgment for the following:

Supervises and coordinates the equivalent of two or more fulltime employees and all assigned work in a unit ensuring timely and quality activities to respond to the needs of the City, community, department, and unit.

Assists with the implementation, evaluation and interpretation of department policies, projects and procedures.

Manages, coordinates, and determines priorities of work load, monitoring levels of resources, establishing time lines, assigning work, monitoring progress, recommending changes and suggestions, writing, reviewing and editing reports prepared by staff, and approving completed projects and reports.

Implements controls for appropriate unit staffing and effectiveness by participating in the recruitment and hiring of employees, making recommendations on employee discipline, and other human resources issues, evaluating and managing employee performance, discussing and identifying personnel issues and facilitating resolutions, promoting positive morale in the unit, ensuring staff is trained appropriately for maximum performance, and providing leadership and guidance.

Contributes to the needs of the community and City by implementing and causing others to implement the organization's values and strategies by leading through example, competency, and accountabilities.

Develops and administers programs to collect, categorize, analyze, interpret, and disseminate timely, accurate, and useful information; manipulates, analyzes, reports, and presents data; distributes crime data for crime prevention purposes, reports, and inquiries. Drafts analysis reports, bulletins, memos and tactical action plans; identifies information gaps and future collection requirements. 

Strategically develops statistical data resources to assist in police investigations and identify crime patterns, crime trends, criminal organizations, suspects, and known and repeat offenders; develops data to assist with preventative enforcement and education; identifies crime series’ and hotspots; researches arrestees’ past offenses through multiple databases or other available sources to help establish a modus operandi (MO).  

Identifies spatial and temporal crime patterns and trends, and recommends data-supported methodologies and practices to combat crime and address disorder problems; guides the department on how crime analysis products should be used to improve enforcement efforts.  

Provides information to key stakeholders and decision makers; responds to requests for information and statistical reports; compiles information, analyzes findings, interprets, writes reports, forecasts, and presents analysis and statistical findings using maps, graphs, and charts; participates in committees and meetings; prepares reports and correspondence.

Collects and distributes crime bulletins from outside law enforcement agencies; highlights relevant information and provides commentary; coordinates information exchange between the department and outside agencies. Works with, assists, and trains a variety of uniformed commissioned officers and non-commissioned personnel; provides case support; determines analysis assistance that can be provided to patrol and investigative units.  

Develops and manages computer databases and systems, geographic information systems (GIS), spreadsheets, word processing software, and statistical software applications; creates and a variety of files and usable databases to cross-reference information to help aid criminal investigations.  

Remains current with research methodologies, police issues, and crime analysis best practices; recommends improvements in crime analysis practices; coordinates and leads research projects.  

Conducts resource allocation studies for budgeting and scheduling purposes; conducts beat reconfiguration studies; develops, initiates, and completes comprehensive surveys, research projects, and program evaluation studies.  

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type:  Bachelor’s Degree

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 2 years experience conducting research, analysis work using complex statistical analysis and statistical computer programs in a crime analysis-field or closely related field

Special Job Requirements

Arizona Criminal Justice Information System (ACJIS) Network Terminal Operator Certification (TOC) within 30 days of hire.

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements

Non-NIDA Drug Test

Other Information

FLSA Status: Exempt

Occupational Group Code: 34

Occupation Group Description: Police

EEO Job Category Code: B

EEO Job Category Description: Professional

Organizational Level: First Level Supervisor

NCCI: 8810

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: Incidental

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: 6346; EST: 10/24/2017; REV: 10/24/2017;