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Homeland Security/Emergency Management Intelligence Analyst

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Administrative & Operations Support
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Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency - GEMA/HS

 

The Georgia Emergency Management & Homeland Security Agency (GEMA/HS) is the lead state agency for coordination of emergency and disaster response activities.  This position is responsible for providing social media monitoring, information collection, analyzing, and dissemination in a timely manner to key stakeholders including local, state, and federal partners.   This position will focus heavily on Critical Infrastructure/Key Resources (CIKR), Homeland Security, Public Safety, and Emergency Management.

Intelligence analysts must use the full range of intelligence community sources and products to identify/assess threats to CIKR organizations/sectors, prepare studies and assessments of threats, potential threats, and threat-related trends using sophisticated collection/research methodologies, and work with customized targeting infrastructure to identify vulnerabilities.

Personnel works closely with open source intelligence, grey literature, law enforcement, and social media. Analysts should be able to compile all- source data from multiple databases and source repositories to develop intelligence that will impact the general safety and security of the State of Georgia. Additionally, analysts must compose analytical intelligence reports, graphics, and briefings and develop and present all-source analysis products. Products will be generated in response to requests for information or by initiative.

 

Duties include:

  • Monitoring, analyzing, and preparing reports related to special events, disasters, terrorism, threats to life, and any other incident deemed important by the Director of GEMA/HS.  This will include monitoring social media and other open sources for intelligence that will benefit the operations and decision making of state resources.
  • Work in coordination with the GDC Intelligence Unit on bridging the gap between all local and state agencies working active gang/terrorism cases.
  • Provide intelligence products, data, and research to the Homeland Security Coordinators in the area of school safety, threat to life, and special events.
  • Provide intelligence products to our private industry and CIKR partners.

Additional responsibilities of the analyst position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Knowledge of the fields of emergency/crisis management, criminal justice or intelligence.
  • Knowledge of 28 CRF part 23 and implications on intelligence information collection, storage and dissemination
  • Knowledge of current trends in software supporting public safety and emergency management, developing technologies and value and limitation of various software products.
  • Knowledge of intelligence-related research methods, including qualitative and quantitative techniques, statistics, structured analytic techniques, and datamining.
  • Ability to operate computer applications and to learn new software programs and methodologies.
  • Working knowledge of the national, operational, and tactical intelligence methods.
  • Skill in communicating effectively, verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to organize data into a logical format and prepare presentations, reports, charts, graphs, diagrams and other pictorial representations of statistical data.
  • Ability to work quickly, creatively and collaboratively on a team. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a positive and helpful manner with federal, state, and local government officials and private industry contacts.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

Competency in job related content areas as demonstrated by:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an applicable field from an accredited college or university.
  • Ability to travel overnight, statewide and regionally, as dictated by the functions of the position and the business needs of the agency.
  • Professional level public safety work experience, including experience in emergency management, law enforcement, intelligence, security or related fields.
  • Experience working in a multi-agency environment
  • Familiarity with a variety of technology platforms.

 

Additional Information:

The selected candidate will be required to pass a GBI background investigation as a condition of employment. The candidate must also be eligible to acquire and maintain a US Department of Homeland Security Federal Secret Security Clearance.

Bachelor's degree in a related field from an accredited college or university AND One year of related experience OR completion of an apprenticeship/internship that sufficiently supplied experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position OR any other combination of education and professional experience that provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the job.

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