Applying To: Police Planner I
- Minimum: $37,492.00
- Maximum: $58,604.00
Nature of Work
Incumbents in this position are responsible for researching, collecting, analyzing, summarizing, and presenting information regarding crime fighting and operational procedures, strategies, and initiatives for the purposes of evaluating and allocating resources and ensuring policies and procedures are in compliance with the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA).
For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Police Planner I
A Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Criminology, Sociology, or a closely related field. Qualifying experience must have a working knowledge of Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher, and Powerpoint. Must demonstrate sound research methodology, statistical analysis skills, and must be proficient in the use of personal computers. OR an equivalent combination of training and experience.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: A Master’s degree in one of the above named disciplines, Law Enforcement Planner Certification and a working knowledge of SPSS.
When completing the Employment History and the Educational/Training History sections of the Employment Application, please be as thorough as possible when describing your education, training and experience relating to this position. Your employment experience and training will be used to determine whether you meet the entrance requirements for this position and to compute your experience and training evaluation. Applicants will only receive credit for their experience, training and education as shown on the application. Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute to a fully completed application. When completing the Employment History section of the application, include reasons for changes in employers and explain any gaps in employment. Incomplete and/or carelessly completed applications will not be considered.
MEDICAL: Candidates will be required to pass an oral swab "Drug Screen" as part of the Medical examination. Incumbents are subject to random Drug Screen and Alcohol Tests as a condition of their employment.
VETERAN'S PREFERENCE POINTS: To be eligible for veteran's preference points, the applicant must submit a copy of their DD 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with the Employment Application or upon request. The Director of Personnel may, in their discretion, accept alternate documentation.
CITY RESIDENTS PREFERENCE POINTS: City residents who pass an examination for a position in the classified service and do not receive any other preference will receive a five (5) point preference on a scale of 100 points on the exam. An additional one (1) point shall be added to the passing score of City residents who receive any other preference on a scale of 100 points. City residents must have resided in the City for at least one (1) year at the time of filing their application to be eligible for the preference points.
LAST DATE FOR FILING APPLICATION: Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number are received to fill the anticipated vacancies. Please submit application as soon as possible. Applications can be submitted on the Internet.
Examination Components and Their Weights
- Experience and Training: 100%
- Character Investigation: Pass/Fail
- Medical Examination: Pass/Fail
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