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Senior Intelligence Analyst (Temporary Full-Time up to 12 months) - Western Region Office, Dubbo - NSW Police Force

NSW Government

Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 03/10/2017

Job Category:

Government / Defence / Government State

Job description:
  • Clerk Grade 5/6
  • Temporary Full-Time up to 12 months
  • Dubbo
APPLICATIONS CLOSE: SUNDAY 29 OCTOBER 2017 at 11.59pm
 
JOB NOTES:

This role is a Temporary employment/appointment under Section 82D, 90/91 or 95 of the Police Act. 1990 for up to 12 months.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply for this role.

A Talent Pool (valid for up to 12 months) may be created from this recruitment for similar temporary roles within Western Region.

Essential requirements - applicants must:
  • have a sound understanding of tactical and operational intelligence and ability to apply intelligence concepts and ability to prepare intelligence assessments and reports.

  • be willing to complete NSW Police Force Training Programs, as directed and as required for operational needs

  • be willing to work outside of normal business hours (including weekends), as required for operational needs 

  • be willing to travel, as required for operational needs

  • hold a current driver’s licence with no traffic offences recorded on their driving history within the last six (6) months or NSW Police Force Bronze Certification.
When preparing your application: 
  • Your application must stand on its own merits.
  • If you do not demonstrate how you meet the Target Questions for this role, you will not proceed through to the Selection Process.
  • The completeness and relevance of your application will determine if you are called for an interview. 
For your application to be considered, you must:
  • Give written responses addressing each of the Target Questions in the text boxes provide in the online Application.
  • Attach an up-to-date Resume/CV to your application.
Please do not attach copies of Qualifications, Certificates or documentation (other than a Resume/CV) - you can bring these if called for interview. 

The successful applicant will also be subject to a rigorous National Police Check (criminal history) prior to commencement and will be required to obtain and maintain a security clearance as determined by the NSW Police Force at the level appropriate to the position held and/or information/data accessed. For further information click here 

Applications can only be submitted electronically online via the I Work for NSW website.

To download information that may assist with applying for this role click here

To view or download the Role Description click here


Please note: 
  • Do not delete any files from your I Work for NSW candidate profile that you upload as part of your application until you know the outcome of any job for which they are relevant.
  • If you delete a file from your candidate profile that is marked "relevant" for a job application then the contact officer will not be able to see the file as a part of your application.

Responsibilities

The Senior Intelligence Analyst applies expertise in making assessments and predictions to support decision making through a variety of tasks from tactical intelligence functions to strategic reporting on threats and challenges to NSW Police Force.


Key accountabilities

  • Produce accurate and written intelligence products which inform and support tactical, operational and strategic decision making.
  • Establish, develop and maintain effective professional relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Conduct, attend or assist with verbal intelligence briefings, presentations and meetings to influence decision making and inform stakeholders.
  • Collect, identify and assess information to produce intelligence.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the intelligence cycle and ability to apply it to the issues faced by NSW Police Force at all levels.
  • Identify stakeholder requirements, prioritise workload and manage local portfolios and business processes to meet agreed outcomes and timeframes.
  • Assist in the development of intelligence practices and personnel to meet the organisations objectives.

Key challenges

  • Ensuring timely collection and dissemination of accurate information and intelligence in a high volume work area with competing priorities.
  • Applying and maintaining effective research and analytical skills and consider all relevant information sources to meet the project needs and outcomes.
  • Development and maintenance of sound knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation and policies, best practice, current and emerging crime trends and investigative techniques and capabilities to inform critical decision making.

To view or download the Role Description click here


Key Application Responses

When preparing your application: 

  • Your application must stand on its own merits.
  • If you do not demonstrate how you meet the Target Questions for this role, you will not proceed through to the Selection Process.
  • The completeness and relevance of your application will determine if you are called for an interview.

Target Question 1:

Describe how you would produce an operational intelligence assessment on a crime problem and how that assessment would support operational planning and decision making.


Target Question 2:

Describe an investigation or project where you had to analyse data and use your problem solving skills to achieve an outcome. How did the outcome impact upon others within your team?