Intelligence Manager

Yakima Valley Conference of Governments, YAKIMA, WA, US


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ABOUT THE INTELLIGENCE MANAGER POSITION Under general direction, manages, trains, and supervises analysts and forensic scientists to review and analyze crime reports; interprets pattern and trends; process physical evidence and makes recommendations related to possible suspects, potential crimes, location of future crimes and methods of operation.

The Intelligence Manager is responsible for the collection and analyzing of data, maintaining integrity process evidence in the lab, and providing reliable criminal intelligence to law enforcement. Offering intelligence to law enforcement will ensure comprehensive decision-making at both tactical and strategic levels. In concert and partnership with existing resources, an Intelligence Manager will enhance the current efforts through collaboration of law enforcement agencies.

Intelligence solutions will support public safety, local and state law enforcements, and federal partners such as ATF, FBI, and DEA. Improving the future, increasing public safety, and protecting lives is the objective of this service.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: The Intelligence Manager will perform the assigned job duties under general supervision as follows:

  • Supervise and delegate work to analysts and forensic experts, oversee and evaluate work, perform work evaluations
  • Provides policy advice and technical assistance to member agencies, the public, and YVCOG staff relating to public safety, federal and state statutes and administrative codes governing law enforcement
  • Research availability of grants for public facilities and programs and prepares grant applications including budgeting, scope of work, and schedule. Administers grants in compliance with state and federal laws and guidelines.
  • Ability to monitor, analyze and evaluate patterns and trends of criminal activity using statistical analysis and other analytical methodologies to assist law enforcement in meeting objectives.
  • Creating spatial overlays and composing plots by combining information from existing data layers and by using programming language
  • Producing map products, graphics and other reports that present, summarize, and illustrate data to effectively meet objectives
  • Preparing presentation graphics, special purpose maps and reports.
  • Advanced understanding and ability to use ESRI Enterprise to develop and analyze
  • Ability to analyze landscapes and development process and impacts
  • Ability to prepare comprehensive analytical products and reports including crime bulletins and summaries.
  • Recommend investigative direction, provide oral briefings and presentations; facilitate intelligence and crime analysis meetings.
  • Ability to research, retrieve and evaluate confidential information related to complex criminal investigations; create automated files, databases, and spreadsheets for information management functions.
  • Ability to interpret information regarding criminal activity in internal and external reports, registers, records, and databases.
  • Ability to establish and maintain professional contacts with experts, analytical counterparts, educators and researchers, liaison with other agencies and the public.
  • Ability to respond to requests for crime information from the news media, civic organizations, public and outside agencies.
  • Ability to participate in training various criminal investigative techniques.
  • Represent YVCOG by serving on committees concerned with the development and implementation of new or improved services, programs, and policies
  • Facilitate regular meetings with external stakeholders to develop and maintain good relations for furthering of programs and projects
  • Responsible to keep projects on track, identifying, and defining project requirements, scope and objectives,
  • Monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of program and project delivery methods and procedures; identify and implement opportunities for improvement
  • Develop annual budgets



  • 4-year BS/BA degree from an accredited college or university in the field of criminal justice, or other related field or the equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.


  • Military or civilian intelligence experience with a minimum of (3) years.
  • Supervision for direct employees with a minimum of three (3) years.


  • Provide evidence of U.S. citizenship, be determined suitable for the position based on the results of a background investigation, polygraph examination, and a psychological examination.
  • Must be able to obtain a valid Washington State driver’s license within 30 days of employment and possess valid auto insurance.
  • Able to travel throughout the Yakima Valley, and state on a regular basis, at times during incumbent weather conditions.


  • Employees provided training will be required to sign a commitment to services contract based on the cost of the training or will be required to reimburse the cost of training and certification testing at the time of separation of employment.


  • Principles and practices of administrative and operational analysis, research evaluation and methodology of offense elements as specified by Washington State Criminal Code
  • Methods and procedures of conducting crime analysis and research, and techniques
  • Methods and procedures of criminal investigative procedures; police terminology and law enforcement codes and functions, organization, principles, and practices of law enforcement agencies
  • Federal, state, and local codes, regulations and department policies, technical process, and procedures
  • Principles and practices of record keeping, business letter writing and standard format for reports and correspondence
  • Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications related to crime analysis
  • Complex arithmetic and statistical techniques and English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation
  • Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with law enforcement, attorneys, elected officials, and City staff
  • Have the aptitude to learn and perform additional skills outlined in the essential duties not yet trained or certified in


  • Salary $ 79,046 - $107,181 DOE
  • Personal Leave based on longevity
  • Sick Leave
  • Longevity pay
  • Fourteen (14) paid holidays
  • Health benefits offered include medical, dental and vision for the employee and dependents as established by the Executive Director and Board on an annual basis
  • Long-term disability and $ 50,000 life insurance
  • Eligible to participate in Deferred Comp and in a Health Saving Account
  • Participation in Washington State Department of Retirement Systems PERS is required
  • Wellness Program
  • Continuing Education

This is an onsite position, currently located in Zillah, WA.

How to apply

Complete the application located at and email it with your resume, and cover letter to