Investigative Analyst II

US-MO-Lebanon
Job ID
2017-1533
# of Openings
1

Overview

Under supervision of the Investigations Manager, the Investigative Analyst II position is responsible for assisting Guarded Exchange investigators in providing their intelligence to the Department of Corrections; ensuring that the intelligence is accurate and reported in a timely manner.  This position oversees Investigative Analyst II, as well as holds the responsibility of recording and updating all investigations.  In addition, the Training Supervisor serves as the head of all training, overseeing the work of the Communication Analyst training as well as the Investigative Analyst Training.  Composes training material that is up to date for the trainers and ensures that all training is performed efficiently.    

Responsibilities

Representative Duties:

 

The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.

 

  • Complete all agency directed requests.
  • Responsible for preliminary training of the Probationary Investigative Analysts.
  • Have the ability to complete CRIME TIPS reports.
  • Validates "Suspicion" and "Reasonable Suspicion" from quantifiable knowledge escalated from Communication Analysts
  • Compiling and analyzing information regarding victims, and persons suspected of violating statutes, policies and/or procedures, or program requirements administered by the assigned agency.
  • Compiles and analyzes information related to suspected cases of or improper or unlawful activities including but not limited to; resulting in the diversion of controlled drugs, assault or any other bodily harm (physical or sexual), weapons location, cell phone location, escape, and Suicide.
  • Immediate notification to DOC and/or outside law enforcement to include but not limited to: eminent danger, child abuse, elderly Abuse, kidnapping, staff involvement with offenders, staff misconduct, and ANY staff sexual contact.
  • Collects, assembles, and preserves facts, and prepares detailed reports of investigative findings for State Investigators.
  • Utilizes database for entering, updating, and tracking investigations
  • Exercises independence in performance of responsibilities; receives general administrative direction.

Performs other related work as assigned.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

 

The following generally describes the knowledge and ability required to enter the job and/or be learned within a short period of time in order to successfully perform the assigned duties.

Knowledge of:

  • Basic knowledge of computer equipment.
  • Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable

software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.

  • Methods and techniques for basic report preparation and writing.
  • Customer service and public relations methods, techniques, and procedures.
  • English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation.
  • Pertinent federal, state, and local laws.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the principals of training and supervision.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of current investigative resources.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of investigative techniques.

 

 

Ability to:

  • Exercise good judgment and maintain confidentiality in maintaining critical and sensitiveinformation, records, and reports.
  • Understand, interpret, and apply general administrative and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Work under steady pressure with frequent interruptions. 
  • Read, understand, and review documents for accuracy and relevant information.
  • Use sound judgment in following and applying appropriate laws, regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Compose correspondence and compile and arrange data in a readable and comprehensible manner.
  • Research files and prepare basic statistical reports and analyses.
  • Proofread and edit draft reports or correspondence for errors in grammar or structure.
  • Deal successfully with the public, in person and over the telephone.
  • Understand and follow instructions.
  • Operate office equipment including computers and supporting word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.
  • Type and enter data at a speed necessary for successful job performance.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Ability to develop, implement, administer, and evaluate a training program.
  • Ability to interpret laws, policies, and procedures.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to prepare clear and concise reports and review the reports of another staff.
  • Ability to analyze and evaluate policies and procedures and formulate recommendations.
  • Ability to provide leadership and supervision to designated staff.
  • Ability to manage change and achieve results.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with state agencies.
  • Ability to work under time constraints.

 

 

Education and Experience GuidelinesAny combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Education:

High School Diploma is required.

 

Experience:

Experience conducting administrative/criminal investigations. Strong typing and organizing skills. Adequate grammar skills and ability to multi-task. 2+ yearsof experience as a combination of a Communication Analyst or an Investigative Analyst I.

 

 

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

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