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Department Information, Job Summary and Essential Job Functions

NOTE:  The normal starting salary for this position is $66,168.72/annually.   A higher salary may be considered, dependent on the qualifications and experience of the selected applicant and/or the City’s step placement policy.


This position will report directly to the Deputy Chief of Administration.


This posting is located in the Planning and Research Division of the Oklahoma City Police Department and is responsible for gathering complex business data, using statistical methods to analyze data, identifying trends and patterns in datasets and making recommendations, and creating models and presentations of findings. Work is performed on an independent basis, requiring a previous knowledge of development and/or support for commercial and custom applications serving a broad range of business needs.  Essential job functions include: Leadership and oversight of various programs dealing with the management and analysis of data; identifying and developing new ways to introduce data into the current system, as well as develop and maintain new systems for monitoring efficiency of work and evaluations. Specific tasks include but are not limited to pulling existing data from multiple databases, analyzing data, and creating annual reports and projected outcomes; Assembling gathered data to present to executive staff for annual reports and evaluations; Working closely with IT to communicate design, alignment, and implementation of technical standards to address appropriate business solutions.


Honorably discharged veterans of the United States Active Duty Armed Forces, National Guard and Reserve Forces who are not currently employed full-time by the City of Oklahoma City shall receive five (5) points added to the passing score on an initial selection process.  Qualified applicants must upload a copy of their DD Form 214 or NGB Form 22 indicating discharge type/character of service at the time of application.

Job Requirements

  • Knowledge and skill in analysis and data management understanding how data relates and is relevant to current business functions and future interfaces.
  • Knowledge and skill with software related to programming and data gathering, mining, analysis and presentation using charts, graphs, or tables.
  • Skill in accurately performing mathematical computations.
  • Skill in data governance ensuring data quality exists throughout the entirety of the data life cycle, monitoring the availability, usability, and consistency of data integrity.
  • Skill in research coordination planning activities, such as, identifying problem areas, proposing alternative solutions to those problem areas, developing plan implementation and statistical analysis, and accurate research findings.
  • Skill in research analysis inquiring, examining, and revising current facts, to prepare reports.
  • Skill in organizing, recording, and working accurately with large quantities of information and data.
  • Skill in technical thinking and writing.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to recall and retain information.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Engineering Technology, Information Technology, Business Management, Analytics, or related field.
  • Two years’ experience in related analytical or data management field, or a combination of experience, training, and education that provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities for the position.
  • Experience in statistical programs such as Python, R, and/or GRETL as well as visualization tools Tableau and/or Power BI. Proficiency with SQL is expected as well as familiarity with Microsoft Office Products.
  • Experience translating business problems into requirements, prototyping the solutions and translating business requirements to business partners including department executives and IT.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

  • Primarily indoors, subject to sitting, standing, walking, using a telephone, keyboard, visual display terminal, etc. for extended periods of time.
  • Primarily inside in a climate-controlled environment.
  • Subject to frequent low-level noise from data processing equipment.
  • Occasionally required to work beyond normal working hours or to change working hours when conducting training or systems analysis.
  • Occasional local and out-of-town travel.
NOTE:  Typical City employee working hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. However, working hours vary (may require work to begin before 8:00 a.m. and/or end beyond 5:00 p.m., and/or may require work on weekends and holidays), and are subject to change, based on the duties and location of the position and the business needs of the assigned work unit/department.


  • Arm/hand steadiness enough to demonstrate and operate computing equipment such as calculators, keyboards, and other computer operating devices.
  • Manual and finger dexterity enough to operate equipment such as personal computers, audio visual, and other training aids.
  • Near vision enough to read, write, develop training materials, and systems documentation, etc.
  • Speech and hearing enough to communicate clearly and distinctly by telephone and in person.

Other Notes

NOTE:  Civilian employees of the Oklahoma City Police Department must successfully complete a comprehensive background check and polygraph test prior to employment.

NOTE:  Tattoos are allowed under limited circumstances. ALL tattoos on an individual’s forearm or lower leg must be completely covered at the same time by the “Hand Rule.”  NONE of the tattoos on that forearm or lower leg may be visible when covered by the applicant’s own hand.  Band tattoos may not be wider than the applicant’s own four fingers extended and joined together at the widest point.  Tattoos on fingers are allowed on one finger of each hand, between the knuckle and next finger joint. The tattoo must be a “ring style” tattoo which does not exceed 3/8″ in width.  Tattoos on head, neck, face or hands, other than approved “ring style” tattoos, are prohibited.  Tattoos will be deemed not allowable if they depict, represent, symbolize, or advocate any racist, sexist, or extremist material or ideas or contain any obscene materials or acts of graphic violence, drug, alcohol, or substance abuse.  Tattoos may not depict any group, organization, club, unit, society, or similar entity which advocates for or supports any racist, sexist, extremist philosophies, unlawful violence, criminal conduct, or unlawful means of depriving individual rights under federal or state law.

NOTE:  City employees are required to receive pay electronically, either via direct deposit or pay card.

NOTE:  Full-time employees on the Interdepartmental lateral transfer/voluntary demotion list who are interested in this position must submit an application through the standard process.
NOTE TO FORMER EMPLOYEES: To participate in any selection process, former employees must be eligible for rehire.  If you are unsure of your rehire status, please contact the Personnel Department at (405) 297-2530.  If your rehire status has been coded “Not Eligible,” “Eligible 3,” or “Conditional,” you will need to request a review of your rehire status through the Personnel Department’s Labor Relations Division.

NOTE:  Applicants will be provided a copy of the City of Oklahoma City’s Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy upon conditional offer and acceptance of the position and prior to being directed for a health screen/physical examination and drug test.

NOTE:  Completion of the supplemental questions is required.  Responses to supplemental questions must be supported by work history/information listed on the application/resume.