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About The Position
Performs advanced analytical and administrative duties that include processing financial data from multiple sources, evaluating costs, providing budget forecasts and projections, understanding of and ability to create financial spreadsheet, problem solve and demonstrates clear oral and written communication skills in support of the Police Department.

Selection Process
Applicants whose education, training and experience most closely meet the needs of the position may be invited to participate in a selection process to include a panel interview and an assessment exercise. Final selection is contingent upon a background investigation which includes:
Successful candidates will receive a post-offer, pre-employment:
Drug Screening
Psychological Testing*
* May be waived for current Scottsdale Police Department employees.
Minimum Qualifications
Education and Experience:

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Sociology, Public Administration, Geographical Information Systems (GIS) or related field from an accredited educational institution.
Three years of experience in law enforcement or public administration.
An equivalent combination of education and job related experience may substitute for the educational requirements on a year-for-year basis.
Licensing, Certifications, and Other Requirements
Every person employed by the City of Scottsdale shall reside in the State of Arizona during his or her active employment by the City, regardless of whether the employee is approved to remote work.

Essential Functions
Performs research studies, feasibility studies, needs assessments, cost/benefit analysis, cross impact analysis and management studies; performs statistical analysis; makes inferences and projections from written material and statistical data; prepares comprehensive detailed recommendations and reports on various software applications on a computer terminal.
Participates with development of Police Capital Improvement Project (CIP) plans, justification and budget; revision of strategic plans and project implementation plans.
Researches and manages various Federal and Local law enforcement procurement programs; develops and evaluates RFPs; researches and submits applications for various law enforcement grants, internal and external grant program reports and on-site audits.
Performs program evaluation and organizational analysis; monitors procedures and methods; prepares oral and written presentation findings and recommends action; performs survey design and data analysis.
Participates in the planning, implementation and evaluation of the budget process and develops strategies and alternatives that focus on continuous improvement, innovation and change. Reviews budget submissions for accuracy, completeness and compliance with targets and goals.
Researches and answers financial and budget questions. Provides information to citizens and staff from other cities upon request.

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