Job Code Pay Scale Group Pay Scale Type Bargaining Unit Civil Service or Non-Civil Service Last Executive Board Change Executive Board Change History
70635 09 ST G3 N 756-02 09/04/2019
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JOB CODE: 70635

DEFINITION: This is administrative and professional work overseeing a comprehensive criminal intelligence program for the Department of Corrections/PA Board of Probation and Parole.

The employee in this job supervises professional staff and contractors involved in the collection and analysis of intelligence information and the development of analytical work products for agency and law enforcement’s use. Work involves providing guidance and direction to staff in the collection, evaluation, and comparison of raw data and the production and dissemination of analytic and intelligence products intended to limit or prevent illegal and disruptive criminal behavior; identifying intelligence gaps to assist with violence reduction; coordinating the activities of assigned staff with other organizational staff; formulating, implementing, or recommending changes to department policies, procedures, and guidelines; participating in or providing support to staff involved in investigations into criminal and/or administrative misconduct; and overseeing and participating in the development and delivery of intelligence trainings, briefings, and other presentations. Work requires the highest confidentiality standards due to the access to highly sensitive and classified intelligence information. An important aspect of this job involves the development, exploration, or acquisition of state-of-the-art intelligence products to aid in the collection, analysis, storage, and dissemination of intelligence information. Work is performed with a high degree of independence and is reviewed by the bureau director for adherence to established policies and procedures and for overall effectiveness.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (NOTE: The examples of work are representative of the work, but every position classified to this job may not perform all examples of work listed. Conversely, this is not an all-inclusive list of work examples.):

• Plans, organizes, and directs the work of subordinate staff and contractors.

• Participates in the review, development, and implementation of statewide policies and procedures involving the department’s criminal intelligence program.

• Provides intelligence briefings to senior department staff.

• Serves as the department’s subject matter expert on a variety of intelligence-related topics.

• Oversees the production of analytics to predict how and where future security-related incidents may occur.

• Oversees and manages criminal or administrative investigatory work assigned to subordinate staff.

• Directs staff in the methods of information collection and the formulation of hypotheses based on developments, trends, and patterns of organized crime, terrorism, and criminal groups.

• Serves on internal agency intelligence committees and related external task forces and work groups.

• Provides analytic assistance to investigatory staff through preparation of link analysis charts.

• Oversees the analysis and evaluation of intelligence data for the preparation of assessments and recommendations relative to strategic and tactical investigative goals.

• Oversees the dissemination of intelligence products and collaboration with federal, state, and local law enforcement.

• Oversees the development and delivery of training and presentations to law enforcement and non-law enforcement audiences on a variety of intelligence-related topics.

• Trains staff in the use of information technology systems and databases for the review, analysis, dissemination, and storage of intelligence information.

• Serves as the intelligence management system administrator.

• Performs the full range of supervisory duties.

• The employee in this job may participate in the performance of subordinates’ work consistent with operational or organizational requirements.

• Performs related work as required.


• Knowledge of the principles and practices of criminal justice administration and homeland security.

• Knowledge of applicable laws, rules, and regulations pertaining to the collection, retention, and dissemination of criminal investigative and criminal intelligence information.

• Knowledge of interview and investigation methods and techniques used to obtain information from individuals.

• Knowledge of criminal investigation practices and procedures.

• Knowledge of the methods and techniques used in gathering, reviewing, organizing, analyzing, and presenting data.

• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

• Ability to communicate effectively orally.

• Ability to communicate effectively in writing.

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: (NOTE: These are expected of an employee performing the work of this job at the full performance level. These may not be used for merit system evaluation or examination purposes and are not position-specific performance standards.):

• Ability to plan, organize, and assign work to achieve departmental and program goals.

• Ability to analyze, develop, and revise departmental criminal intelligence program policies, procedures, and guidelines.

• Ability to independently conduct and direct the conduct of special studies into new methods and techniques of crime prevention and control.

• Ability to develop and deliver effective presentations and training sessions for a wide range of audiences.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: (NOTE: Based on the Entry Level Knowledges, Skills, and Abilities):

• Three years of professional experience conducting criminal or administrative investigations, or conducting an analysis of criminal intelligence information, in a corrections or law enforcement agency, and a bachelor’s degree, which includes or is supplemented by 15 college credits in criminal justice, homeland security, or a related field;


• An equivalent combination of experience and training which includes or is supplemented by 15 college credits in criminal justice, homeland security, or a related field.


• This position must possess an active Top-Secret Security Clearance issued by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) or must obtain this clearance within 6 months of hire and must maintain this clearance during employment in this job.