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Gun Crime (Geospatial Support Analyst)

We continually strive for a workforce that reflects the growing diversity within the State of Illinois.  A variety of employee backgrounds, perspectives, ideas and experiences are crucial to our ability to most effectively serve the public.  Bilingual skills welcome

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

Persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations throughout the hiring process and during performance of all job duties.  Please email the Central Management Services Disability Resource Center at CMS.DisabilityResCen@illinois.gov or call (217) 524 - 7514 for further information and to request an accommodation.

Sponsorship for Employment

The State of Illinois does not provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status).  To be considered for permanent employment with the State of Illinois, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Disclosure of Salary Information

In compliance with the Illinois Equal Pay Act, 820 ILCS 112/1 et seq., the State does not seek, request, or require a job applicant’s wage or salary history.  Employment decisions are not made based on an applicant’s wage or salary history.  To that end, please do not include wage or salary information in your resume or other profile or application materials.

Date:  Jan 13, 2022
Location: 

Springfield, IL, US, 62703-4528

Job Requisition ID:  10615

Agency:  Illinois State Police  
Closing Date/Time:  01/27/2022 
Salary:  $5,047-$7,530 month CBA language applies 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Sangamon 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  RC063 

 

Collective Bargaining Agreement language applies to this requisition:
We are currently transitioning away from a paper application process to an electronic application process. This position has not been transitioned. Please follow the directions below when applying to this position.

 

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE

**DO NOT CLICK THE APPLY BUTTON**

 

CMS100/B Employment Application and all applicable documentation should be submitted to the Agency contact listed below.

 

Posting Identification # 10615

 

About the Position

Under general supervision, serves as a Geographic Information Specialist I as the point of contact for gun crime and other related information requests including statistics and aggregated data.  Develops and maintains dashboards, story maps, and decision support and analytic GIS tools available to the Illinois public safety community.  Organizes, plans, and develops strategies to assist in the collection of data from field reports such as geographic location, victim and suspect data, and special details.  Gathers data and generates reports which include the mapping of gun crime and the information of other related crime, field reports, etc., at various high frequency locations, annual mapping of gun crime data and other ad hoc requests utilizing gun crime data.  Attends meetings with peers to enhance professional relationships; participates in discussions to exchange information, which may include federally classified information: and develops working relationships with other analysts nationwide. Travels in the performance of these duties.

Job Responsibilities

1. Under general supervision, serves as a Geographic Information Specialist I as the point of contact for gun crime and other related information requests including statistics and aggregated data.
  • Performs searches of databases for information and receive reports including, but not limited to, weapons trafficking, shots fired, shots fired with person hit, shots fired with homicide, and other gun crimes to provide reports and maps.
  • Generates accurate and timely responses initiated by ISP or other public safety agencies to assist in directing law enforcement to areas with high crime involving the use of weapons.
  • Also provides maps and reports on gun crime and other related information broken down by time of day and geographic region.
  • Serves as a knowledge base for GIS systems for improving crime rates involving the use of guns in areas with high crime levels and other related information.
2. Develops and maintains dashboards, story maps, and decision support and analytic GIS tools available to the Illinois public safety community.
  • Works with public safety personnel to integrate information received into actionable intelligence to be shared with decision makers in public safety entities.
  • Works with other agency IT departments to gain access to and ingest data feeds involving gun crime and public safety data.
3. Organizes, plans, and develops strategies to assist in the collection of data from field reports such as geographic location, victim and suspect data, and special details.
  • Identify trends in crime data.
  • Gathers national and trending research information and prepares awareness materials for Illinois public safety.
  • Serves as a coordinator on various data research and projects.

 

(Job Responsibilities continued)

  • Provides organization and assistance to the districts to complete tasks and produce deliverables that enhance the overall mission of public safety in Illinois and the Illinois State Police.
  • Accesses databases such as ArcGIS Server, ArcGIS Portal, ArcGIS Insights, ArcGIS GeoEvent Server, ArcGIS Mission, Survey123 Connect, Spatiotemporal Big Data Store and other tools to run reports for special projects and details.
4. Gathers data and generates reports which include the mapping of gun crime and the information of other related crime, field reports, etc., at various high frequency locations, annual mapping of gun crime data and other ad hoc requests utilizing gun crime data.
  • Utilizes geographic information system (GIS) hardware and software applications to produce maps and spatial analysis reports.

  • Responds to both scheduled and ad hoc requests for maps and spatial analysis reports for use by command, district personnel, and work units.
  • Formulates an annual report identifying locations where gun crimes have occurred in locations throughout the state.
  • Formulates a synopsis annually with maps that reflect these trends.
5. Attends meetings with peers to enhance professional relationships; participates in discussions to exchange information, which may include federally classified information: and develops working relationships with other analysts nationwide. Travels in the performance of this duty
6. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Requires working knowledge of the methods and techniques employed in creating maps and GIS products.
  2. Requires working knowledge of research methods and techniques to analyze statistical and spatial data.
  3. Requires working knowledge of geographical information system technology and software applications.
  4. Requires working knowledge of UNIX, and/or WINDOWS NT or a personal computer operating system.
  5. Requires ability to gain and maintain satisfactory working relationships with government officials and the general public.
  6. Prefers prior work experience in the public safety community.
  7. Prefers experience in response and recovery efforts, criminal justice, or emergency operations.
  8. Prefers experience in ArcGIS Server), ArcGIS Portal, ArcGIS Insights, ArcGIS GeoEvent Server, ArcGIS Mission, Survey123 Connect, and Spatiotemporal Big Data Store.

Employment Conditions

  1. Requires successfully passing a background check.

  2. Requires successfully passing a drug screen.

  3. Requires an appropriate and valid driver's license.

  4. Requires the ability to travel statewide.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to the completion of four years of college with a minimum of 20 semester hours from the related academic disciplines of geography, GIS technology, cartography and computer science.
  2. Requires completion of an agency sponsored training program or one year of professional experience in GIS.

About the Agency

The Illinois State Police strives for excellence seeking to be one of the premier policing agencies in the country.  Our core values are Integrity, Service, and Pride.  We are seeking individuals with similar values to join us on our mission to promote public safety.

Work Hours:  Indeterminate  
Work Location: 2200 S Dirksen Pkwy Springfield, IL 62703-4528  
Agency Contact:

Submit completed application via email (include Job Requisition ID in Subject line) to:

ISP.JobPostings@illinois.gov  

or mail your application to:
Illinois State Police

Office of Human Resources 
801 S. 7th St., Ste. 700 Annex
Springfield, IL 62703

Job Function:  Public Safety  

 

CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE BID FORM (as applicable) AND CMS-100/B FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR. 

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE.

Please submit application via email to: cmsapplications@fakeaddress.com (explain how you would like to receive the paper application/bid forms)

Current State Employees:

  • Seeking a Promotion – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100B Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Older versions of the CMS-100B will not be graded or returned to applicants. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100B (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Transfer – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid FormTransfer Request, and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Reduction - Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

 Former State Employees:

  • Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

Non-State Employees:

  • Submit a CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) and official college transcripts (where applicable) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Documentation is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your application(s) will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

The ISP is a Drug Free Workplace