STATISTICIAN LEVEL 1
$41,057 – 61,669 (Annual)
1 Police Plaza, NYC
The Police Department is seeking qualified candidates to fill Statistician, Level I positions throughout the Patrol Services Bureau. Under supervision, the Statistician, Level I performs professional statistical analysis of more than ordinary difficulty and responsibility in accordance with well-defined methods, procedures and techniques.
Specific duties include: performing complex, confidential, and sensitive research and analysis of criminal activity and identifying patterns in criminal activity, which entails utilizing state of the art GIS mapping technology to identify specific crime patterns; using spatial analysis techniques to produce thematic overlays; conducting demographic analysis, and utilizing other qualitative and quantitative analytical tools to assist the agency in designing tactical and operational initiatives; and determining appropriate allocation of personnel and other critical agency resources for crime prevention.
This position will also be responsible for conducting confidential analytical work in the review, extraction, examination, and compilation of highly sensitive and complex data regarding criminal activities and investigations; maintaining highly complex databases, maps, charts and reports utilizing state of the art GIS mapping and link analysis software applications; creating charts and performing analysis to graphically demonstrate relationships between entities and events; and producing computer generated maps displaying criminal activity.
Additional duties include: developing statistical data resources to assist in proactive and targeted investigations, preventative enforcement and education, identification of theft patterns, trends and criminal organizations, and identification of known and repeat offenders; recognizing and identifying conditions, trends, and patterns in area of specialization; and creating clearly written and effective reports and bulletins.
A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, including or supplemented by 24 semester credits in one or more of the course areas of statistics, mathematics, computer science/information technology, operations research and econometrics; 12 semester credits of which must be in statistics and/or econometrics; and one of the following:
(A) one year of satisfactory full-time experience in one or more of the fields of statistical or mathematical analysis, information technology, operations research and/or econometrics; or
(B) a master’s degree from an accredited college or university in statistics, mathematics, computer science/information technology, operations research, econometrics, or a closely related field.
To be eligible for placement in Assignment Level II individuals must have, in addition to meeting the minimum requirements, at least one additional year of full-time professional statistical analysis experience.
To be eligible for placement in Assignment Level III individuals must have, in addition to meeting the minimum requirements, at least two additional years of full-time professional statistical analysis experience.