Intelligence Analyst

This VPS-4 Intelligence Analyst role has a focus on intelligence for counter terrorism. The role contributes by informing the decision making to enhance the quality of the forensic services and operational responses related to counter terrorism threats and incidents.
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Department: Victoria Police
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Analyst
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - Northern Metro
Reference: VG/VP/20032087C
Closing Date: 27-Jan-2019
Salary Range: $84,019 - $95,329
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Application Form VPS-4 Intel Analyst.docx (Word, 642KB)

Intelligence Analyst - VPS-4 - Role Statement CT-Dec18 .docx (Word, 114KB)

C3151 - VPS-4 Intel Analyst- May 2018.pdf.docx (Word, 431KB)

Contact: Ryan Sutherland
03 9450-9793 or

Position Details

  • VPSG-4 range $82,574 - $93,689 p.a. + 9.5 % super + leave loading
  • 1 x Ongoing role available
  • Working within the Forensic Services Department, located at 31 Forensic Drive Macleod.

As the successful applicant, some of your duties will include:

  • Manage the collection, evaluation, collation, analysis and controlled dissemination of information and intelligence in support of Forensic services and operations, particularly those related to counter terrorism.
  • Make high quality recommendations in respect of the analysis of Forensic intelligence and related statistical data, identification and evaluation of emerging patterns and trends in crime, road policing and public order, particularly focussed on those matters relevant to counter terrorism..
  • Participate in the design, execution and writing of qualitative and quantitative research reports and intelligence products aimed at improving Forensic intelligence and the Department's contribution to front line policing.
  • Identify, assess and report on specific crime related and or other trends, or risks impacting Forensic operations, with a focus on counter terrorism driven analysis and trends.
  • Identify research and analyse patterns, trends, linked crime and make recommendations on developed Forensic intelligence to senior management and internal or external stakeholders and investigators.
  • Identify areas for improvement in Forensic intelligence gathering and analysis and make appropriate recommendations.
  • Liaise with and develop a good working relationship with potential sources of information from inside and outside Victoria Police in order to develop a holistic approach to Forensic intelligence.
  • Ongoing skill development in the use of Victoria Police Law Enforcement & Intelligence applications such as SAS, LEAP and Interpose.
  • Provide significant input toward the development of Forensic intelligence and present and contribute to high end briefings on Forensic intelligence issues, particularly those of relevance to counter terrorism, such as ballistics, explosives, CBR agents and the state of forensic data collections.
  • Proactively market and promote the role of Forensic intelligence to internal and external stakeholders through preparation and delivery of information sessions and also dissemination of Forensic intelligence publications.
  • Provide immediate and reactive intelligence support for incident response activities conducted by the Department.

Skills & experience:

To be successful, candidates will need skills in development of intelligence assessments and other products, as well as good communication and teamwork skills to aid in intelligence development and the force-wide response to critical incidents.  The preferred candidate will hold relevant qualifications and have experience in providing intelligence services in a law enforcement setting.  Strong capabilities in data analytics, statistics and use of contemporary IT analytics and visualisation tools would be highly regarded.

Requirements and relevant information:

  • Will be required to work as part of a collaborative team.
  • Will be required to obtain a national security clearance.
  • May be required to perform work out of hours and attend at scenes of crime or associated incident response centres.
  • Possess a current Victoria Driver's Licence and hold or qualify for a white Class Driver Authority within 3 months.
  • The successful candidate will be required to provide a DNA sample (buccal swab) for use in laboratory quality control procedures
  • May be required to work after hours.

Please see role statement and position description for further details and relevant information.

How to Apply

Please view the full Position Description and Role Statement attached to this advertisement before applying. If you are experiencing accessibility issues, please open the Position Description through Acrobat Reader.

When opening the Application Form, which is attached to the advertisement, please ‘save' a copy to complete.

Please Note: To be considered for the role, applications must include as attachments: Résumé and Completed Application form.

Please note that applicants are not required to respond to each key selection criteria listed in the position description.

If you require additional information or would like to discuss the role further, please contact Ryan Sutherland on 9450-9793 or email

To apply, please click on the ‘Apply Now' button and follow the instructions.   Closing date for applications has been extended to midnight, Sunday 27th January 2019.

If you have a disability / medical condition and require a copy of this advertisement and attached documentation in an accessible format or would like to discuss an access requirement / adjustment for the recruitment process, please contact

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