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CRIMINAL JUSTICE INFORMATION ANALYST II - 71001559

Date: Sep 27, 2020

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Requisition No: 212302 

Agency: Department of Law Enforcement

Working Title: CRIMINAL JUSTICE INFORMATION ANALYST II - 71001559

Position Number: 71001559 

Salary:  $34,501.48 

Posting Closing Date: 12/31/2020 

ABOUT OUR AGENCY:

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) employs more than 1,900 members statewide – either at headquarters in Tallahassee or in one of seven regional operations centers (ROCs). Services are delivered by five key areas: Executive Direction and Business Support; Investigations and Forensic Science; Florida Capitol Police; Criminal Justice Information Services; and Criminal Justice Professionalism. Click here for additional information about FDLE.

MISSION:

To promote public safety and strengthen domestic security by providing services in partnership with local, state, and federal criminal justice agencies to prevent, investigate, and solve crimes while protecting Florida citizen’s and visitors. 

CRIMINAL JUSTICE INFORMATION ANALYST II – 71001559

To be considered as a potential candidate, you must meet the minimum qualifications(s) listed below. Degrees must be from an accredited college or university as recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and two years of experience in criminal justice, business administration, systems analysis, management analysis, procedure analysis, program planning, program research, program evaluation, customer relations or administrative work.
  2. A master's degree from an accredited college or university can substitute for one year of the required experience.
  3. Professional or nonprofessional experience as described above can substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required college education.
  4. Any combination of professional or nonprofessional experience as described above and college education at the rate of 30 semester or 45 quarter hours per year can substitute for the required education.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Vacancies filled from this requisition may be assigned to one of the following bureaus:

Criminal History Services – The Criminal History Services (CHS) section provides criminal history record information to criminal justice agencies, non-criminal justice agencies, and qualified entities for the purposes of determining or maintaining eligibility for licensing and/or employment. Criminal Justice Information Analysts II in this bureau are responsible for analyzing requests for criminal history and forming a recommendation with regards to the dissemination of criminal history records. This position is responsible for evaluating applications and making recommendations on eligibility based on their evaluations. This position is responsible for establishing customer accounts within the CHS systems. This position also acts as a liaison with various agencies and provides quality service.

Crime Information Bureau - The Crime Information Bureau (CIB) creates, updates, modifies, and deletes criminal history information to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the criminal history records, as directed by Florida Statutes. Criminal Justice Information Analysts II in this bureau are responsible for researching various databases to ensure information received or disseminated is accurate and complies with state and federal requirements. This position is also responsible for entering additions, deletions, and modifications to Computerized Criminal History (CCH) and providing quality assurance for accuracy to these modifications.

Firearm Eligibility Bureau - The Firearm Eligibility Bureau (FEB) is responsible for fulfilling the requirements of the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act by conducting criminal history checks for federal firearm licensees and law enforcement agencies on individuals purchasing or receiving firearms. Criminal Justice Information Analysts II are responsible for researching various databases to ensure information received or disseminated is accurate and complies with state and federal requirements. This position independently researches and reviews information to make a recommendation on a firearm transaction decision using state and federal requirements. This position is also responsible for training of internal and external customers, critical review of transactions for discrepancies, and quality control of transaction evaluations. This bureau operates every day of the year, except Christmas Day and New Year’s Day, with operating hours of 9:00 am to 9:00 pm. Applicants must be willing to work flexible schedules and/or shift work, such as any combination of Monday through Friday, nights, weekends, or holidays.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of the criminal justice system;
  • Knowledge of the methods of data collection;
  • Knowledge of the principles and techniques of effective communication;
  • Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures;
  • Ability to read and interpret law enforcement data;
  • Ability to monitor criminal justice information activities;
  • Ability to collect, evaluate and analyze data;
  • Ability to utilize problem-solving techniques;
  • Ability to work independently by planning, organizing and coordinating work assignments;
  • Ability to operate personal computers and other office equipment;
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing;
  • Ability to interact with the public in a tactful, courteous and effective manner; and
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

HIRING PROCESS:

You will be evaluated for this job based on your previous knowledge and experience. Additional reviews may be performed to screen for preferred qualifications, experience and education. Your qualifications will be based on knowledge, skills, and abilities and other elements relevant to this position supported by the information in your application. Qualifying questions will only be credited if verifiable by the information provided on your application including specifically required software/computer skills. You may be contacted to participate in a selection process which may consist of written exercises, work samples, skills tests, and in-person interviews.  You may be notified by email to participate in a selection process. Failure to reply within a designated timeframe may exclude you from further consideration. This hiring process may establish a pool to fill current and future vacancies.

BACKGROUND:

FDLE requires an extensive background process of all recommended applicants. The elements of a background include: financial credit check, criminal history of applicant and applicant’s immediate family or roommates, personal references, employment verifications, drug screen and fingerprinting.  This information will be utilized to make the final hiring decision.

OUR SALARY & BENEFITS:

  • Starting salary will be the minimum of the class pay range, unless otherwise dictated by FDLE’s pay policy. FDLE is a State of Florida Employer and offers a comprehensive benefits package, including:
  • Paid holidays, vacation and sick leave;
  • HMO and PPO health insurance options with premiums starting as low as $50 per month;
  • $25,000 in automatic life insurance coverage;
  • Multiple supplemental insurance options including: dental, vision, disability and more;
  • Pension and investment retirement plan options;
  • Tax deferred medical and child care reimbursement accounts; and
  • State of Florida Tuition Waiver Program. 

NOTES:

Preference will be given to current FDLE members who have satisfactorily completed their probationary period or served at least one year in their current position. Preference may be given to applicants in the State Personnel System who have satisfactorily completed their probationary period or served at least one year in their current position. 

REMINDERS:

  1. Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website: http://www.sss.gov.
  2. If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be cancelled, suspended, or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.

The State of Florida hires only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 


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