Crime Analyst Coordinator

City of Kamloops

Crime Analyst Coordinator  

Requisition #13

At the City of Kamloops, we are focused on creating the highest levels of service excellence, based on an organization-wide community culture that celebrates our employees who make it all happen. We are known as Canada’s Tournament Capital and are famous for our hospitality and community spirit, traits that make us a leader! Recreation, sports, arts and culture, health care, social activities, volunteerism, and affordable housing all meld to form a unique blend of big city amenities with small-town ambience. This is Kamloops!

Let’s make Kamloops shine! Join our team today.

Job Description
An exciting and challenging opportunity exists for a permanent Crime Analyst Coordinator at the City of Kamloops! The Crime Analyst Coordinator performs highly skilled statistical, analytical, and research work that supports RCMP criminal investigations, operational programs, and crime reduction strategies. The coordinator is responsible for the identification of evolving or existing crime patterns and trends to forecast future crime occurrences, providing advice on crime analysis and research, and for presenting findings to RCMP members, City of Kamloops Council and staff, and outside agencies. Additionally, the coordinator is responsible for the assignment of work, training, and daily supervision of the Crime Analyst I and Crime Analyst IIs.
Typical duties of this position include:

  • Collects, analyzes, validates, and interprets a wide variety of investigative and intelligence data to support ongoing investigations and operations.
  • Prepares reports, delivers presentations, and provides recommendations for implementing strategies to address identified problems and trends.
  • Leads and participates on project teams to monitor and identify the nature and scope of emerging crime problems and trends, and assess the related socio-economic or demographic factors related to the problem.
  • Supervises, schedules, and assigns work to the Crime Analyst I and Crime Analyst IIs and performs all the duties of these job classifications as needed.
  • Administers the day-to-day operation of the Crime Analysis unit, provides training as required, and carries out corrective coaching and positive reinforcement to staff.

Our preferred candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Completion of senior secondary school or its equivalent.
  • Completion of a Bachelor of Technology in Forensic Investigation, Crime and Intelligence Analysis from British Columbia Institute of Technology; OR Completion of a post-secondary degree in social sciences, criminal justice, or criminology and a minimum of one year’s experience within the last five years in crime and statistical analysis and research.
  • Proficient in intermediate Word and intermediate Excel, as demonstrated through testing. A 60% pass rate is required.
  • Minimum of five years’ experience within the last seven years working in a police municipal support environment in crime and statistical analysis and research and using information and intelligence database systems such as, but not limited to, CAST, CPIC, PRIME, JUSTIN, ArcGIS, CORNET, and open source systems.
  • Minimum of one year’s experience supervising, training, and coordinating staff in an office environment.
  • Must successfully pass a National Test for Intelligence Analysts* administered by the RCMP Intelligence Standards and Program Development (ISPD) Section within one year of starting work in the position. *Applicants who are currently working as a Crime Analyst for a policing detachment may be exempt from having to take the National Test for Intelligence Analysts.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain RCMP Top Secret Level Security Clearance.

For new hires, and those working in designated positions of trust, including those working directly with vulnerable persons, no formal offer of employment will be made until an applicant completes a police information check.

A comprehensive benefits package is included with this position.

Department: City of Kamloops -> Community and Protective Services -> RCMP
Position Type: Permanent Full-Time
Hourly Rate: $42.68 ($41.32 + 5% differential above the highest paid position supervised)
Hours & Days of Work: Monday to Friday 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Hours per Week: 40
Reports To: Client Support Services Supervisor
Close Date: 10/16/2019

External job postings are open to everyone. We accept applications online only; be sure to carefully read the application instructions for each job you apply to.

We are an equal opportunity employer and thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please note that persons with disabilities who require assistance with the application process may contact the Human Resources Department at (250) 828-3439.


Organization: City of Kamloops
Location: Kamloops, BC
Region: Thompson / Shuswap / Columbia
Professional Category(s): Police Services
Posted: October 1, 2019, 1:48 pm
Expires: November 1, 2019, 4:30 pm

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