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The application and supplemental questions are an integral part of the selection process and must be completed in full in order for you to be considered as a candidate. Please complete each section and answer all questions as thoroughly as possible. DO NOT state “See resume” in lieu of answering. Unanswered questions, incomplete responses, omissions, or partial information may result in disqualification from the selection process.

About The Position
The Police Analyst performs professional level administrative duties based on assignment including but not limited to: budget development, research, data/statistical analysis, policy and procedure development, budget forecasting, purchase requisitions, new vendor set up, contract review, and grant management.

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. 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:

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited educational institution in Criminal Justice, Business Administration, Social Sciences or related field.
Two years of professional level administrative experience.
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 duties and responsibilities commensurate with assigned functional area which may include, but are not limited to, any combination of the following:

Performs research studies, feasibility studies, needs assessments, cost/benefit analysis, cross impact analysis and management studies.
Performs program evaluation and organizational analysis; monitors procedures and methods; prepares reports on findings and recommends action; assists with project management expertise to coordinate and implement department- wide projects.
Coordinates and monitors program budget development with the City budget liaisons; maintains fiscal control and accountability for the departmental budget including all budget expenditures.
Coordinates department grant applications, grant funds and grant program reports; develops budget forecasts, prepares budget reports and makes oral and written recommendations for fiscal affairs; assists with coordination of all service contracts and agreements for the department.
Attends City budget meetings and makes oral presentation.
Assists with collecting, organizing and filing accreditation documentation and in on-site reviews by accreditation assessors.