STATE OF OHIO
Public Safety Intelligence Analyst (Legal)
Ohio Department of Public Safety - Ohio Homeland Security
Report in Location: 1970 W. Broad Street Columbus, Ohio 43223
At the direction of the Ohio School Safety Center (OSSC) Administrator within Ohio Homeland Security (OHS), formulate & implement plans, policies & procedures for the receipt of locally & federally-generated time-sensitive threat information (e.g. policies & protocols for state & local governmental entities in homeland security, school safety, emergency management, counterterrorism & protection of critical infrastructure & resources in the State of Ohio) in order to: assess local implications of time-sensitive & emerging threat information; identify the dissemination of time-sensitive & emerging threat information to all homeland security partners (e.g. schools, first responders & other disciplines); Serve as resource person & technical advisor in the area of school safety (e.g. respond to public information requests pertaining school safety, emergency management, & anonymous reporting system inquiries & resolutions; represent OHS in meetings); Gather locally-generated information (i.e. suspicious activity reporting, open source media scanning information, etc.) based on time-sensitive & emerging threats; Independently review & analyze problems related to sophisticated &/or complex school safety and emergency management-related activity from other Ohio Department of Public Safety (ODPS) intelligence units & user agency personnel; Research, track &/or manage school safety, emergency management, security & vulnerability assessment, anonymous reporting & physical safety trends/data for review & reporting; Develop alerts & bulletins; Develop proper research tools, methods & intelligence request forms to appropriately accommodate intelligence information; Develop & analyze informational databases, spreadsheets & reports allowing information to be easily ex-changed & understood; Prepare intelligence reports, products & briefings for presentation to the Homeland Security Advisory Council (HSAC), Governor's Ohio School Safety Working Group, classified briefings & other administrators; Coordinate research activities with other departmental units &/or outside agencies; Ensure compliance with applicable federal statutes & Ohio Revised Code (ORC) by conducting various audits (e.g. phone, email & contacting law enforcement); Assist in reviewing & recommending software & hardware equipment.
Serve as a resource for the OSSC on the Homeland Information Sharing Program for state & federal systems & databases, such as Communication & Information Management System (CIMS) & Homeland Security Information Network (HSIN) (e.g. assist with the protection of both classified & unclassified information access, storage, dissemination & destruction); Support information validity & security for CIMS; Coordinate with the critical infrastructure team in the design & implementation of updates to CIMS related to school safety; Coordinate with the Department of Homeland Security & administer OHS communities of interest on HSIN related to School Safety.
Assist with office-related tasks as they pertain to the functionality & operation of the unit; Create & send notifications/communications as directed by the Ohio School Safety Center Administrator; Deploy within the State of Ohio to provide analytical support during special events; Represent the OSSC at meetings & conferences as requested; Perform other related duties as assigned.
***Position also requires the ability to obtain and maintain a federal Secret level Security Clearance***
Completion of undergraduate core program in homeland security, political science, criminal justice, emergency management, public health, international affairs or related field; 12 mos. exp. in conducting research studies &/or problem solving using operational, mathematical, analytical &/or statistical research techniques & preparing reports, records &/or technical evaluations related to conducting research.
-or 36 mos. exp. conducting research studies &/or problem solving using operational, mathematical, analytical &/or statistical research techniques & preparing reports, records &/or technical evaluations related to conducting research.
-Or equivalent of Minimum Class Qualifications For Employment noted above.