San Diego Law Enforcement Coordination Center (SD-LECC)
Senior Intelligence Analyst with Spanish Fluency
(All positions are federally grant funded)
Salary range from approximately $75,026.64 to $91,195.26 annually, plus benefits
Location: San Diego, California
Final filing date: August 6, 2019
This announcement is for a senior intelligence analyst position at the San Diego Law Enforcement Coordination Center (SD-LECC) in San Diego, CA. The SD-LECC serves as the region’s Fusion Center, providing tactical and strategic intelligence services, products, and support to local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies in their operational and investigative efforts against all crimes, including those associated with drug trafficking, cyber threats, and terrorism.
The senior intelligence analyst will be responsible for researching and analyzing information on a variety of topics related to criminal activities from multiple sources, including open source, law enforcement, and classified systems. The senior intelligence analyst will use available information to produce strategic intelligence products, develop and provide intelligence briefings, and perform other related tasks to identify new threats and trends and increase situational awareness for regional public safety personnel and organizations. This includes translating and analyzing open source information from the Mexican media and developing written products and briefings on cross border issues.
Candidates must be fluent in Spanish with an advanced or native-level oral and written proficiency and should have knowledge and willingness to learn about cultural, social, economic, and political aspects of the U.S.-Mexico border region. Candidates should also have the ability to perform written translation from Spanish into English using proper grammar, punctuation, and spelling.
This is an at-will federally grant funded position with the City of Chula Vista.
An eligibility list will be created from this process that will be used for up to a year to fill senior intelligence analyst vacancies at the SD-LECC.
The applicant must pass a law enforcement background investigation and must also qualify for and maintain a federal security clearance.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Independently and collaboratively identify criminal threats and trends, obtain a breadth of knowledge on assigned topics using available resources and sources of information, use analytic best practices and critical thinking skills to develop well-supported analytic assessments, and effectively and appropriately convey information and assessments to SD-LECC personnel and external partners through a variety of means
Prepare detailed, well-researched written assignments and products that follow SD-LECC standards, including being concise, timely, relevant to intended audiences, analytically sound, grammatically accurate, and well formatted
Develop and deliver well-designed and organized presentations, briefings, and training classes to a myriad of audiences of various sizes
Establish and maintain relationships with regional and national public and private sector partners; assist with hosting and facilitating SD-LECC working groups, trainings, and meetings; and attend pertinent regional and national working groups, conferences, seminars, and training events Work independently on specific projects and collaboratively with SD-LECC personnel and/or external partners on additional projects while prioritizing all assigned tasks based on deadlines and SD-LECC priorities
Communicate effectively with supervisors and coworkers to provide constructive edits and feedback on coworkers’ projects and to receive and appropriately incorporate constructive but often critical feedback into projects
Demonstrate knowledge and ability to always adhere to all appropriate laws, regulations, policies, and requirements pertaining to privacy, civil rights, civil liberties, and other matters that govern the collection, retention, and dissemination of information
Additional Duties and Responsibilities
Manage incoming requests and internal sharing of information reports and perform product distribution to external partners using established procedures
Maintain working knowledge of and appropriate connections with partners in the National Fusion Center Association and High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) program networks
Be available during business and non-business hours as assigned to appropriately and rapidly respond to SD-LECC management and partner requests during disasters, emergencies, or critical situations
Show a willingness and aptitude to learn and concurrently manage a variety of projects and administrative tasks
Additional responsibilities include any duties that assist the SD-LECC in achieving its operational goals
Senior intelligence analysts must possess a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution in a field of study relevant to the SD-LECC mission. Typically this would mean major course work in intelligence, analysis, writing, criminal justice, international affairs, or a combination thereof. A Master’s Degree from an accredited institution in a similar field of study is desirable but relevant work experience would be an acceptable substitute, especially if the verified body of work is appropriate to the SD-LECC mission.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
U.S. citizenship required
Possession of or eligibility to obtain a valid California driver’s license
Must pass a law enforcement background investigation, which may include drug testing and/or a polygraph exam
Must qualify for and maintain an active federal security clearance
Successful applicants must be able to demonstrate the ability to speak, read and write in Spanish
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
On an intermittent basis, sit at a desk for long periods of time: intermittently walk, stand, bend, squat, twist and reach while retrieving or returning files; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone and use a keyboard to communicate through written means, review information, and enter/retrieve data; see and read characters on computer screen; lift light weight up to 10 pounds occasionally. Work is primarily performed indoors in a carpeted and climate controlled office environment with fluorescent lighting and moderate noise levels. Intermittent travel to various other work environments may be required. Work with a smart phone or laptop for a prolonged period of time may be required but is not typical. Some movement is required from office to office and there is exposure to the external environment when going to outlying offices or meetings. Work is frequently disrupted by the need to respond in person or by telephone.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
HOW TO APPLY
Submit a resume and a writing sample by U.S. mail or e-mail as indicated below. The resume must specify experience and/or education that support qualifications for this position. The writing sample should demonstrate the applicant’s writing and other skills as they pertain to this position.
Via U.S. mail to:
Attn: Human Resources Subject: Job Posting 1 – SIA (Spanish)
Job Posting 1
4560 Viewridge Avenue
San Diego, CA 92123
Via e-mail to:
Resumes must be received no later than 5 p.m. on Tuesday August 6, 2019.
After a review of resumes, the most qualified candidates will be invited to interview in August 2019 and will be asked to participate in a writing and briefing exercise during the interview process that demonstrates their Spanish fluency. After the completion of interviews, one or more candidates will be asked to undergo a law enforcement background investigation. Hiring will then take place contingent on successful completion of the background investigation.
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