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What You’ll Do As A Public Safety Intelligence Analyst

Ohio Department of Public Safety – Ohio State Highway Patrol

Report In Location: 2855 W Dublin-Granville Road, Columbus, 43235

Work Hours: 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM; Rotating Shifts – 24 hours a day

(Currently Hybrid Eligible)

At the direction of the Public Safety Intelligence Manager on behalf of the Hub Commander or designee:

Create sophisticated &/or complex analytical products related to criminal & terrorist activity (e.g., reports, presentations, graphs, link charts, etc.); Formulate & implement plans, policies, & procedures in response to time sensitive threat information at the local, state, & national levels (e.g., policies & protocols for state & local governmental entities in homeland security, counterterrorism, & protection of critical infrastructure & resources in the State of Ohio) in order to: assess local implications of time-sensitive & emerging threat information; Disseminate time sensitive & emerging threat information (e.g., wanted persons, missing juveniles, drug tips, suspicious activity, etc.) to all law enforcement, homeland security partners & other related Public Safety entities; Gather locally generated information (e.g., suspicious activity reporting) based on time sensitive & emerging threats; Independently review & analyze problems related to sophisticated criminal &/or complex terrorism-related activity from agency personnel & other Intelligence units; Identify & analyze informational databases, maps, spreadsheets, reports, etc.; Prepare intelligence reports, products, & briefings for presentation to all public safety partners; Develop research tools, methods & requests to appropriately accommodate intelligence information & allowing information to be easily exchanged & understood; Assist in reviewing & recommending intelligence/analytical software & hardware equipment; Coordinate information & intelligence sharing with public safety agencies nationwide; Provide operational guidance to new partners & maintain partnerships with & facilitate exchange of information between federal, state & local law enforcement agencies for disposition of criminal activity &/or intelligence information; Travel to various locations with required job related equipment (e.g., laptop, surveillance equipment, etc.) to research & analyze intelligence information to aid law enforcement & public safety agencies with tactical operations, investigations & the mitigation of public safety incidents.

Collect & analyze intelligence information & other resources to determine patterns, trends & movements of terrorists &/or professional criminals to aid law enforcement agencies with investigations (e.g., homicides, drug activity, gang activity, fraud, human trafficking, etc.); Coordinate research activities with other departmental units &/or outside agencies; Ensure compliance with applicable federal statutes & Ohio Revised Code (ORC).

Maintain common operating picture for the State of Ohio including overall threats, hazards, & response operations throughout the state & or nation as resources are deployed; Support information & intelligence gathering for DSAR & other situational awareness reports; Respond to the Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP) Hub, State Fusion Center, or Emergency Operations Center during critical incidents; Support incident specific briefing to senior agency leadership & others as directed; Review correspondence, directives, & reports to ensure accuracy & completeness; Analyze trends that may indicate potential need for state involvement & asset deployment; Conduct special analytical studies to support the agency.

Serve as resource person & technical advisor (e.g., respond to requests for information; represent agency in meetings & training’s) in areas of homeland security, criminal intelligence, & public safety; Schedule, coordinate &/or conduct briefings, classes, seminars & conferences; Cross-train job duties with Homeland Security & Criminal Intelligence.

Assist with office related tasks as they pertain to the functionality & operation of the unit; Represent the Hub at meetings & conferences; Perform other duties as assigned.

What’s In It For You

At the State of Ohio, we take care of the team that cares for Ohioans. We provide a variety of quality, competitive benefits to eligible full-time and part-time employees. For a list of all the State of Ohio Benefits, visit our Total Rewards website! Our benefits package includes:

Medical Coverage

  • Quality, affordable, and competitive medical benefits are offered through the available Ohio Med plans.

Dental, Vision and Basic Life Insurance

  • Dental, vision, and basic life insurance premiums are free after completed eligibility period. Length of eligibility period is dependent on union representation.

Time Away From Work and Work/Life Balance

  • Paid time off, including vacation, personal, and sick leave
  • 11 paid holidays per year
  • Childbirth/Adoption leave

Employee Development Funds

  • The State of Ohio offers a variety of educational and professional development funding that varies based on whether you are a union-exempt employee or a union-represented employee.

Ohio Public Employees Retirement System

  • OPERS is the retirement system for State of Ohio employees. The employee contributes 10% of their salary towards their retirement. The employer contributes an amount equal to 14% of the employee’s salary. Visit the OPERS website for more information.

Deferred Compensation

  • The Ohio Deferred Compensation program is a 457(b) voluntary retirement savings plan. Visit the Ohio Deferred Compensation website for more information.

Ohio is a Disability Inclusion State and strives to be a Model Employer of Individuals with disabilities. The State of Ohio is committed to providing access and inclusion and reasonable accommodation in its services, activities, programs and employment opportunities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other applicable laws.

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.

Primary Location

United States of America-OHIO-Franklin County-Columbus

Work Locations

Critical Info and Comm Ctr


Public Safety

Classified Indicator


Bargaining Unit / Exempt




Work Hours

See Work Hours Below


$28.63 per hour

Unposting Date

Jan 16, 2023, 11:59:00 PM

Job Function

Public Safety

Agency Contact Name

Kate Wade

Agency Contact Information