Intelligence Research Analyst (Division of Criminal Investigation)

Montana Department of Justice - Helena, Montana

May 19, 2023

Request More Information

Application Deadline:
May 31, 2023

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$$17.48 - $19.55 hourly
Academy Graduate:
$$17.48 - $19.55 hourly
Lateral Transfer:
$$17.48 - $19.55 hourly
Top Pay:
$$17.48 - $19.55 hourly

Job Description

*Guardians of Montana - Join our team today! *

The Intelligence Research Specialist provides support to the Montana Analysis and Technical Information Center (MATIC) Crime Analysts and the law enforcement community.

The incumbent’s probationary year of training will serve to provide confidential criminal justice information to criminal justice agencies and personnel to support the investigation of crimes, major criminal conspiracies, projections about criminal operations or the production of estimates regarding future major criminal activities (MCA 44-5-103). Accuracy and attention to detail is critical for this position. Incomplete, inaccurate, or untimely information can be life-threatening to the law enforcement community requesting information and could cause considerable liability to the State.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent and 1 to 2 years job-related college or vocational training related to general office and/or computer studies. Other related and/or acceptable fields of study: Law Enforcement, Sociology, Public Safety, or Homeland Security.
  • CJIN Certification within 6 months of hire.
  • The employee hired into this position must be able to pass a criminal background check. The employee must also be able to pass a background check up to the level of secret classified conducted by the federal agency within a year of hire. If the incumbent is unable to obtain this clearance, employment will be terminated.

Additional Information

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience dealing with confidential and sensitive information.
  • Working knowledge or experience applying 28 CFR Part 23. (This is the area in the Code of Federal Regulation that deals with handling of criminal intelligence information.)
  • Experience with intelligence research.
  • Experience and/or certification in CJIN (Criminal Justice Information Network).
  • Experience with searching/querying multiple public databases.
  • Experience or familiarity with law enforcement/criminal justice entities and processes.


To be considered for this position, you must attach a résumé at the time of application.

Tip: When attaching your resume, you must mark the attachment as a “Relevant File”.

Your Résumé: Please include all work experience as well as job duties that demonstrate your qualifications for this position. Include dates of employment (month & year- start & end) and the reason you left each job.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 18
  • Education: High school diploma or equivalent and 1 to 2 years job-related college or vocational training related to general office and/or computer studies.
  • Experience: Experience dealing with confidential and sensitive information.

AMAZING State of Montana benefits:

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Public Employee's Retirement System (PERS) plan choices - Defined Benefit or Defined Contribution
  • Additional 457b Deferred Compensation plan
  • Generous paid vacation, sick and holidays
  • Pre-tax Flexibility Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • State of Montana employment may qualify for student loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program.

Closing Date (based on your computer's time zone): May 31, 2023, 11:59:00 PM

Contact Information

Armando Oropeza

Montana Department of Justice
850 Helena Ave Helena MT.
Helena, Montana 59620
phone: 1-406-459-3741

Request more information

Thank you for your interest in this vacancy!

Career news from P1 in your inbox

Thanks! You've been successfully signed up for the Police1 Careers

Copyright © 2023 Police1. All rights reserved.