Opening Date:                  Thursday, February 7, 2019; Open to both Internal and External Applicants.

Closing Date:                    Thursday, February 21, 2019; Applications must be submitted by 4:30 pm.

Work Hours:                     Monday thru Friday; 8:00 am – 4:30 pm.

Beginning Salary:            $19.8893 per hour; when annualized equates to $41,369.83.

POSITION SUMMARY: The Crime Analyst position is an administration role within the Investigations Division of the Branson Police Department. This position requires advanced law enforcement skills to accurately and completely collect, assemble and analyze criminal, operational, managerial and procedural information, in order to prepare and make recommendations to the department for efficiency and improvement in all areas of law enforcement that meet current and future needs. This role reports directly to the Investigations Lieutenant, and indirectly up to the Assistant Police Chief and the Police Chief.


  • A bachelor’s degree from an institution of higher learning accredited by the U.S. Department of Education through one of its regional accrediting agencies is required; primary focus of education must be in mathematics, statistical research, criminology, or directly related discipline is required.
  • Four years or more of directly related experience in criminal justice planning, OR four years or more in law enforcement specifically as a research specialist/crime analyst may be substituted for the degree requirements. Such an exception to the degree requirements must be with a large law enforcement or public safety agency (e.g., Springfield, MO Police Department, Missouri Highway Patrol, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, etc.).
  • One or more years of direct experience using statistical analysis software is required.
  • In-depth knowledge of methods of research is required, specifically in surveys, data collection analysis and reporting.
  • Please refer to the job description on the City of Branson website for a complete listing of minimum qualifications.


  • Participates in the collection, organization, and analysis of sensitive and non-sensitive law enforcement and related data, records and files in order to conduct criminal justice research, as directed, to include: identifying crime problems, patterns, and trends; reviewing calls for service data; and conducting surveys to provide input for police decisions.
  • Please refer to the job description on the City of Branson website for a complete listing of minimum job responsibilities and duties.

YOUR FUTURE IS HERE! The City of Branson values all the women and men who serve the Branson community in their careers that positively impact the lives of the people that live, work, and play here. The City provides competitive pay and great benefits. Full time employee benefits include:

• excellent health, dental, and life insurance
• vision and other supplemental insurance available through payroll deduction
• accrued paid vacation
• accrued paid sick leave
• twelve paid holidays
• other special leave
• excellent pension plan
• other retirement savings plans available through payroll deduction
• paid training
• tuition reimbursement
• uniforms

Company Description:

HOW TO APPLY:  To be considered for this position, a completed City Application, Supplemental Questionnaire, and Equal Employment Opportunity Self Identification Form must be submitted to the City of Branson Human Resources Department, 110 W. Maddux St., Ste. 315, Branson, MO 65616. A completed application packet may be submitted in person, by mail, by email to HR@bransonmo.gov, or by fax to 417-337-5466. For a copy of the full job description, or to obtain all necessary application materials, please visit www.bransonmo.gov or the Human Resources Department.  Please note that a new application packet is required for each job posting.


EEO:  The City of Branson provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. In addition to federal law requirements, the City of Branson complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. The City of Branson will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. All individuals hired will be required to provide documentation to establish identity and employment authorization as a condition of employment. The City of Branson is a tobacco free workplace.

Recruiter / HR Contact: Human Resources
HR Contact Number: +1 417-337-8555