Sanford, Florida
FULL-TIME - $33,134.40 - $43,659.20 Annually
Apr 30, 2021
Jun 29, 2021
Analytics, Law

General Description

The Seminole County Sheriff's Office is now accepting pre-screen questionnaires for the position of CRIME ANALYST I assigned to the Crime Analysis Unit of the Domestic Security Division. This position is responsible for providing analytical, intelligence, and investigative support to the Sheriff's Office by identifying crime patterns/trends and identifying intelligence on individuals responsible for criminal activity and wanted individuals. This position will be cross trained in other specialties and provides opportunities to advance within the unit.

All pre-screen questionnaires require a NOTARIZED Background Waiver (Download PDF reader) included in the link provided and are to be uploaded to your pre-screen questionnaire.

Pre-screen questionnaires must be submitted before the closing date of May 13, 2021.

Typical Duties

Note: Listed functions, duties, responsibilities and skills is not intended to be all-inclusive and the employer reserves the right to assign additional responsibilities as deemed necessary for the operational efficiency of the Sheriff's Office.

  • Warrant responsibilities including administrative functions (paperwork and answering phone calls), entry/removal of warrants, responding to teletype communications, and locating wanted individuals
  • Compile and analyze criminal activity to identify crime patterns, series and/or trends occurring countywide. Provide recommendations for surveillance or directed patrol to reduce criminal activity
  • Proactively identify leads and suspects responsible for criminal activity, and leads related to wanted subjects to provide to investigators
  • Prepare criminal backgrounds and assimilate information from multiple sources into a comprehensive package for all types of investigations
  • Monitor active calls for service to provide real time intelligence to responding deputies, identify offender or vehicle information, and connect the event to current crime patterns or trends
  • Conduct open source inquiries, including, but not limited to, social networking sites
  • Use mapping technology to aid in the identification of high activity areas related to criminal activity, homeland security, or other investigative support
  • Prepare statistical reports to analyze the presence of crime series and/or trends and provide Law Enforcement information to make administrative and tactical decisions
Minimum Qualifications
  • Applicant must possess a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice, Social Sciences, or closely related field, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and analytical experience. A Master's Degree in a related field and previous experience or training in crime analysis, mapping, statistics, and criminal profiling are desirable
  • One year of experience working for a Law Enforcement agency preferred
  • Active full access certification in FCIC/NCIC or ability to obtain certification within six months of employment
  • Applicant must have a Florida Driver's License in good standing
  • Prefer applicants with experience using all Microsoft Products (Excel, Access, Word, and PowerPoint), ArcGIS or other mapping software, OSINT, and social media platforms
  • Successful applicants will also be required to complete a test to demonstrate their skill level in analytical techniques
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Other
  • Ability to work comfortably in a technologically intensive environment and learn new technologies as introduced
  • Ability to work both independently, for individual assignments, and collaboratively closely with the team, for larger incidents
  • Ability to work some evening hours and participate in an “on call” rotation to assist the investigative process after regular work hours, including weekends and holidays. The “on call” assignment may include the necessity to operate from a remote work station
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize daily responsibilities and special projects or requests
  • Ability to present ideas clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is a plus


The work environment for this position is in an office atmosphere. Work is generally performed during normal business hours, although the incumbent may be required to work any schedule that fulfills the needs of the position and may include being called in on short notice. The employee can occasionally be required to work remotely at an off-site location during special events or operations. The employee will periodically stand "duty", on a regular rotation basis, subject to emergency recall with little or no advanced notice.


Mobility-Mostly sedentary work but some standing and walking; constant use of a computer;

Visual-Constant overall vision; constant eye-hand coordination; frequent reading/close-up work;

Emotional/Psychological- Frequent public contact; decision-making and concentration;

Special Requirements- Ability to behave respectably and with utmost integrity even when off duty. May be required to respond for any critical incident, manmade or natural. Some assignments may require working weekends, nights, and/or occasional overtime. Some assignments may require working remotely at an off-site location during special events or operations. The employee will periodically have stand by 'duty", on a regular rotating basis.

Successful applicants will be required to complete and submit an entire employment application, which will be provided to the applicant by the Human Resources Division. The applicant will then submit to a thorough background investigation, which includes, but not limited to, past employment/education verification, driver license review, credit history, prior drug use history, arrest/conviction record, and computerized voice stress analysis (CVSA) testing. A certified examiner administers the CVSA with questions addressing illegal drug use and general questions of honesty and criminal history. Any dishonesty or deception on the Pre-Screen Questionnaire or Employment Application will disqualify your application.

Candidates must also comply with the Agency's current Tattoo and Body Ornamentation Policy. A copy of General Order 28 - Dress and Appearance can be accessed here (Download PDF reader). An applicant's tattoos and body ornamentation must be disclosed at the time of application and will be documented as part of the agency's review process, even if otherwise meeting the Agency's policy.

Applicants not selected for employment will receive notification from the Human Resources Division, to include justification based on the following disqualifiers: negative background, failure to meet minimum qualifications as outlined in the specific job description, or any additional information discovered during the interview process.

Classified Position

Seminole County Sheriff's Office
Human Resources Division

Sanford FL 32773

The Seminole County Sheriff's Office is committed to a diverse work force, is a drug free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly support our military veterans and their families, and encourage them to consider applying to agency job announcements for which they may qualify.

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