City of Tucson


$23.31-$43.28 Hourly / $48,484.80-$90,022.40 Yearly
Salary Grade: 815

General Description

Performs advanced research and analyses to identify issues and develop solutions. This position is responsible for reporting the findings and providing suggestions for improvement in clear and concise manner.

The class performs related duties as required.

Essential Functions

Conducts advanced data analyses, including integration of quantitative, qualitative, and spatial methodologies.

Manages statistical projects and ensures projects are planned effectively and standards are met; provides analysis of findings and recommendations.

Implements and oversees research methods, including problem statements, background research, and methodological design.

Supports data-integration models and the Department's vision by collecting and analyzing data in a timely and accurate basis; provides detailed trend analysis reports regarding findings.

Strategically develops analytical resources to assist the Department's policing and investigative activities.

Researches and performs advanced analytical work on large-N data sets.

Develops and implements new approaches and methodologies from peer reviewed literature and other technical reports.

Manages and implements strategies regarding criminal trends, crime analysis principles, methods and functions.

Evaluates opportunities to improve data integrity in order to enhance data driven approaches; presents findings in leadership. Conducts resource allocation studies; conducts analysis of policing strategies and provides recommendations; 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 three (3) years of experience in applied social science research.

Other Information

FLSA Status: Exempt

Occupational Group Code: 37

Occupation Group Description: Police

EEO Job Category Code: C

EEO Job Category Description: Technicians

Organizational Level: Lead

Directs NCCI: 8810

Bargaining Unit: CWA

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 Class 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: 6388; EST: 10/4/2019; REV: 10/4/2019;