City of Fort Lauderdale, FL
November 8, 2023
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Job Type


"In accordance with Article 24 of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City of Fort Lauderdale and Teamsters Local Union 769, for posting purposes this open-competitive job posting shall be considered as a simultaneous internal and external posting (it is open to both internal City employees and external applicants)."

The City of Fort Lauderdale employees possess a passion for public service demonstrated by a high degree of enthusiasm, self-reliance, and job proficiency. They effectively convey the vision and mission of the organization and provide excellent service and satisfaction to our internal and external customers.

This is a fast paced, analytical, technical and administrative work environment involving automated systems pertaining to law enforcement public safety communications. The purpose of this classification is to collect, analyze, and provide real-time crime information from a variety of sources that support the prevention, detection and solving of crime. Provides support of tactical operations to the police department by performing functions such as real-time camera monitoring and activity communication as well as immediate research and retrieval, data collection, and reporting. May independently plan and implement projects; may report the progress of major activities through periodic conferences and meetings.

NOTE: The duties of this position will include all of those duties set forth in the official job description.

The City offers a wide variety of benefits to employees. In addition to the competitive benefits package and salary, the City participates in the Florida Retirement System (FRS) which offers an investment option and a pension option, and requires a 3% contribution from employees. New hires are automatically enrolled in FRS.

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This job classification is included within the bargaining unit represented by Teamsters Local Union 769 and therefore is subject to the terms and conditions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City of Fort Lauderdale and Teamsters Local Union 769.
Essential functions are the basic job duties that an employee must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation. The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. The omission of a function does not preclude management from assigning essential duties not listed herein if such duties relate to the position.

  • Responsible for monitoring, interpreting and relaying information from various law enforcement systems and databases.
  • Monitors the Citywide security camera network, Broward County resources within the City, Public/Private Partnership cameras, License Plate Reader (LPR) data and alerts and other systems used to support law enforcement and to assist in the management of planned and unplanned special events.
  • Assists detectives on investigations requiring information from real time crime center resources.
  • Responsible for reporting any criminal, unauthorized or irregular activity to public safety dispatchers and/or law enforcement officers as well as assist in the response to in-progress incidents.
  • Performs daily maintenance of the City's real-time crime databases and reports
  • Monitors laws, rules, policies, procedures, and emerging technology in the field of real-time crime center operations and recommends new or improved technologies, processes, or procedures.
  • Attends technical or professional classes, seminars, or conferences to improve technical or professional skills.
  • Attends or conducts staff meetings to exchange information
  • Acquires, stores, and retrieves data, reports, and other crime-related information to and from law enforcement databases; CAD (computer-aided dispatch), radio traffic, video feeds, and telephone.
  • Coordinates with outside agencies to assist with law enforcement activities.
  • Issues special bulletins, alerts, or other notices to law enforcement or others of significant criminal activities or special hazards.
  • Ensures compliance with all applicable Federal, State, County and City laws and ordinances, rules, regulations, standards, policies, and procedures; and ensures adherence to established safety procedures.
  • Receives various forms, reports, correspondence, logs, graphs, technical support documentation, publications, policies, procedures or other documentation; reviews, completes, processes, forwards, or retains as appropriate.
  • Communicates with supervisor, City officials, employees, other departments, vendors, service providers, system users, the public, outside agencies, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review the status of work, exchange information, resolve problems, or give/receive advice/direction.
  • Maintains awareness of all activities such as in-progress calls for services, critical incidents, to connect related information, and provide additional support by visually and audibly monitoring available sources.
  • Accurately inputs, updates, requests, and transmits queries from a variety of sources to maintain current accurate records or to access databases for information, wants and warrant checks, intelligence and/or driver license and vehicle registrations checks.
  • Review daily bulletins by reviewing crime statistics, incident reports, and CAD data in order to remain current on wanted and active criminal suspects, stolen vehicles, and other crime and officer safety concerns.
  • Maintain security and integrity of all information contained at the Real-Time Crime Center.
  • Advises appropriate personnel of criminal activity via radio, telephone and CAD.
  • Provides real-time video and audio support to officers for crimes in progress or crimes freshly committed and historical data to support ongoing criminal investigations.
  • Assists operational and administrative personnel in planning the deployment of resources for the suppression of criminal activities.
  • Performs related work as required.

Associates Degree from an accredited institution with a major in business administration, criminal justice, criminology, information systems, statistics, or related field. Three years of experience in criminal justice or similar law enforcement environment.Additional qualifying experience or completion of coursework at an accredited college or university in a job related field, may substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required experience or education.
Special Requirements:
Essential Employees may be required to work during a declared emergency and other events requiring activation of Real Time Crime Center resources. The employee's Department Head will determine who will be required to work.

NOTE: Candidates will be required to successfully complete a background investigation which includes a polygraph examination prior to employment.


Work Environment Frequency Working in Designated Environment Office or similar indoor environment Frequently or Often Outdoor environment Seldom or Never Street environment (near moving traffic) Seldom or Never Construction site Seldom or Never Confined Space Seldom or Never In the community (homes, businesses, etc.) Seldom or Never Correctional facility, detention center or jail Seldom or Never Clinical healthcare environment Seldom or Never Warehouse environment Seldom or Never Shop environment Seldom or Never


The position is generally sedentary. Employees sit most of the time but may walk or stand for brief periods of time.

The position involves light physical demands, such as exerting up to 20 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 lbs. of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Depending on the number of applications and the quality of their education and experience, the examination may consist of one or more of the following tests: Evaluation of Training and Experience, Oral Interview, Written Examination, or other assessment method. Applicants must attain a minimum score of 70 in each part of the examination in order to qualify. All successful applicants may be required to take a medical examination and/or pass a drug screening prior to appointment.

An eligible veteran who enters an open-competitive examination shall receive preference points added to the total passing score earned in the examination as provided for in the Florida Statutes. To obtain veteran's preference, candidates MUST submit a copy of separation papers and the City of Fort Lauderdale's veteran's preference claim form ( J204 ) at time of application.

The City of Fort Lauderdale offers a comprehensive benefits package to all regular full-time employees including vacation, holiday, and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and short-term disability insurance.

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Closing Date/Time: 12/2/2023 11:59 PM Eastern

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