City of Tucson


$28.21-$52.01 Hourly / $58,676.80-$108,180.80 Yearly
Salary Grade: 817

General Description

Manages personnel and directs the Analysis Section operations. Identifies, investigates, and resolves operational and personnel problems. Performs advanced analytical work researching and analyzing a variety of societal issues.

Essential Functions

Exercises regular independent judgment while performing the following:  

Regularly directs or supervises the work of at least two fulltime employees at the supervisor level in the section.

Coordinates assigned supervisory personnel and their projects ensuring timely and quality activities for the benefit of the section, division, department, City and the community.

Oversees the planning, implementation, direction and management of all functions and resources of the section to achieve the strategic objectives of the department and the City in an efficient and effective manner.

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

Assists with implementing the department vision through section activities and leads the section to maximum employee productivity and morale through hiring, disciplining, evaluating employee performance, investigating and resolving grievances and other coordinating human resources actions.

Develops and administers the section budget with staff assistance. 

Analyzes organization and community needs, analyzes trends, reviews statistics and opportunities, and communicates to the department leadership of impending developments.

Develops strategic partnerships and contacts with community representatives, external agencies and other organizations to develop a sense of relevant issues facing our community and to respond as a representative of the City. 

Implements the values of the organization through example and accountabilities.

Ensures that section operations conform with local, state, and federal governmental regulations and other applicable rules and requirements.  

Facilitates solutions to problems facing the department.

Maintains technical or professional knowledge through such means as attending seminars, reviewing professional publications, taking classes and participating in developmental activities.

Manages the Analysis Section.

Plans, directs, and coordinates section activities by selecting assignment of personnel, implementing operating methods, training personnel, following policy and procedures, conducting hiring and termination interviews, reviewing and approving evaluations, negotiating resolutions to personnel issues, delegating projects to individuals, and reviewing projects and offering suggestions.

Participates in planning meetings and discussions as a member of the command staff.

Contributes in the development and maintenance of computer programs in crime analysis efforts.

Guides the department on how crime analysis products should be used to combat crime and disorder problems. Identifies spatial and temporal crime patterns and trends.

Employs principles and applications of mathematical and statistics using research principles and techniques.

Performs a variety of strategic, tactical, and administrative duties relating to the systematic process of collecting, categorizing, analyzing, and disseminating timely, accurate, and useful information that describes crime patterns, crime trends, and potential suspects.

Prepares complex and detailed statistical, analytical, and research reports/information using principles and practices of professional and technical report writing.

Serves as unit liaison with other sections and agencies by presenting information to police, City administrators, and elected officials for decision-making purposes; presents analysis and statistics in various internal and external forums; and participates on and provides information to police/City committees.

Publishes reports and makes presentations for the media, businesses, and community groups.

Develops and administers programs to collect, analyze and distribute crime data for crime prevention purposes and inquiries from the public. Identifies crime patterns by geographic area, reporting district, time of day, day of week, modus operandi (MO), and other statistical probabilities.

Produces periodic reports and bulletins detailing information resulting from crime analysis.

Makes appropriate recommendations for improvements in crime analysis practices.

Minimum Qualifications

Education:  Bachelor’s Degree

Experience: At least 5 years experience in a crime analysis related field conducting research, statistical analysis and forecasting using statistical computer programs. At least 3 of required 5 years experience in a Lead or Supervisory capacity in a related functional area.

"Lead" is defined as leading at least one (1) full-time FTE in a work unit.  It does not include leading projects, departments, contractors, interns, etc.

"Supervisory" is defined as having supervised at least one (1) full-time FTE.     

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: Superintendent/Manager

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: 6347; EST: 10/20/2017; REV: 10/20/2017;