• Jail Intelligence Analyst

    Posted Date 1 week ago(5/14/2018 11:19 AM)
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    Closing Date
    Starting Pay
    USD $18.09/Hr.
    Above Base Potential
    1% above base pay up to 10% for prior experience
    annual education incentive: Associate's $996, Bachelor's $2,004, Master's $2,496
  • Overview

    Very responsible and confidential investigative work to include the documentation of finding and providing intelligence on a need to know basis.  Provides information on person(s) and/or groups to local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies as needed.  Requires experience in the field of major and complex investigations and the collection and documentation of intelligence information.


    Work is performed under the supervision of the assigned Intelligence Led Policing (ILP) Unit Sergeant.  Performance is evaluated through observation, results obtained, oral/written reports, and appropriate employee performance appraisals.



    • Investigate and document person(s) and/or groups suspected of criminal activity within the jurisdiction of Alachua County and maintain the jail’s central intelligence files containing the findings of these investigations.
    • Gather, develop, file, and disperse information on organized crime and criminal intelligence as necessary within the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office (ACSO) and with other law enforcement agencies.
    • Conduct interviews with inmates as required for intelligence gathering, acting within agency guidelines, and state, federal, and local laws.
    • Maintain intelligence files including the collecting, processing, and disseminating of information relating to specific crimes and criminal activity.
    • Purge intelligence files as necessary.
    • Maintain liaison with person(s) and groups within the community that can provide assistance in the gathering and maintenance of criminal intelligence information.
    • Provide specialized support to other bureaus and units of the ACSO and other law enforcement agencies as needed.

    This section of the job description is not intended to be a comprehensive list of duties and responsibilities of the position.  Omission of specific job functions or tasks does not absolve an employee from being required to perform additional tasks incidental to or inherent to the position.


    • Attend CID weekly briefing.
    • Attend ILP meetings.
    • Participation in multi-agency intelligence meetings, either local or regional, as needed.



    • Normal office environment with routine outside contacts with various persons.  Extended contact and conversation with jail inmates.


    • Considerable knowledge of current legal procedures and case law.
    • Considerable knowledge of the geography of Alachua County.
    • Ability to work effectively without close supervision.
    • Ability to work as part of a team on a case(s) of mutual interest to other bureaus within the Sheriff’s Office or to other law enforcement agencies.
    • Ability to deal with law enforcement officers from other agencies, civilian and sworn employees of the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office and the general public in an appropriate and professional manner.
    • Ability to share information and intelligence with other bureaus within the Sheriff’s Office and with other law enforcement agencies as needs dictate.
    • Good decision making skills.
    • Good interviewing skills.
    • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
    • Ability to maintain security and confidentiality in all matters.
    • Ability to utilize the capabilities and resources of other entities, including, but not limited to, local state and federal law enforcement agencies and local, state and federal code/civil enforcement agencies.





    • Associate's Degree Required.
    • Bachelor's Degree Preferred.

    Preferred Major(s): Criminal Justice, Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, Human Services, or other related field.



    • A minimum of five (5) years law enforcement/corrections experience.
    • A minimum of two (2) years criminal investigative experience or have completed five job-related CJSTC/FDLE courses to include basic investigations, interview techniques, and a criminal intelligence-related course.
    • Any combination of education and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities.


    • Current valid Florida driver license.


    • Sit and/or stand for moderate periods.
    • See and hear at a normal range.
    • Speak, read, write, and understand English fluently.
    • Ambulate independently.
    • Lift/carry 25 pounds
    • Bend and squat.
    • Manual dexterity.
    • Drive a vehicle.


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