Job title: Airport Field Intelligence Officer Grade: Constable Role code: EPK0403 Status: Police Home Office code: Operational Limited Duties Category: B - full Policing no full shifts
Main purpose of the role:
Act as the airport point of contact to develop actionable intelligence to support and direct intelligence led Investigations targeting Organised Crime Groups and individuals impacting on Essex and airport operations. This will include being a conduit between SCD, local policing areas and partner agencies providing single points of contact as necessary for National, Regional and County policing priorities impacting on the airport. In addition, act as a SPOC for DfT, airlines and airports operators regarding aviation security.
Provide security related information and (subject to sensitivity) counter terrorism intelligence to officers at Stansted Airport and, where required, Essex Police. Gathering, collating, recording and disseminating as needed, information and intelligence received on Aviation Security matters that could have an impact on the operational policing at Stansted. The information/intelligence gained is achieved through media sources, regular liaison with individuals and agencies holding such information/intelligence, Athena intelligence and, where necessary, site visits.
Develop Target Packages for commissioning against organised crime groups and individuals in line with the control strategy, managing investigations in their intelligence development stage to successful conclusion and to the benefit of Stansted Policing.
Work closely with all SCD, Special Branch and other intelligence sources including other airports at home or abroad, who may hold intelligence relating to aviation security that needs to be considered and action as necessary.
Disseminate information and/or intelligence, giving regard to correct levels of security/sensitivity, as appropriate to ensure information sharing and to allow Stansted Officers to conduct duties, Where required provide intelligence into SCD for further dissemination. Maintain and build relationships with other Police Forces, Law enforcement agencies, and other partners on a Regional and National Level to ensure targeting is coordinated and based on the National and County policing priorities.
Complete and submit Directive/Intrusive Surveillance Authorities to the Force Authorising Officer to aid intelligence led operations at Stansted.
Monitor political status of destinations accessible from Stansted Airport with awareness of airline routings and any possible trends in relation to UK threat assessment produced by the Security Services and NCA. Provide briefing material for Stansted Police on issues of domestic/political interest which may affect aviation security and thereby impact upon Stansted Policing. In support of this, attend intelligence meetings relating to Aviation Security.
Develop, assess and present information during tasking and other such meetings, as the foundation for proactive law enforcement and crime reduction activity.
Management Vetting required.
The post is based at Stansted Airport; however the post holder may be required to travel countrywide and abroad as required. Hours of duty are currently on a 6 on 4 off shift pattern some of which will consist of unsociable hours. Plain clothes to be worn for duty and have uniform available if required for other operational purposes.
Requirement for the post holder to be PIP Level 1 accredited.
The post holder will be required to provide a car for business purposes for which a casual user allowance will be paid. The post holder must be suitable for security clearance to appropriate level.
Analyse Critically (Level 1)
I recognise the need to think critically about issues. I value the use of analysis and testing in policing. I take in information quickly and accurately. I am able to separate information and decide whether it is irrelevant or relevant and its importance. I solve problems proactively by understanding the reasons behind them, using learning from evidence and my experiences to take action. I refer to procedures and precedents as necessary before making decisions. I weigh up the pros and cons of possible actions, thinking about potential risks and using this thinking to inform our decisions. I recognise gaps and inconsistencies in information and think about the potential implications. I make decisions in alignment with our mission, values and the Code of Ethics.
Collaborative (Level 1)
I work cooperatively with others to get things done, willingly giving help and support to colleagues. I am approachable, and explain things well so that I generate a common understanding. I take the time to get to know others and their perspective in order to build rapport. I treat people with respect as individuals and address their specific needs and concerns. I am open and transparent in my relationships with others. I ensure I am clear and appropriate in my communications.
Deliver, Support and Inspire (Level 1)
I take on challenging tasks to help to improve the service continuously and support my colleagues. I understand how my work contributes to the wider police service. I understand it is part of my collective responsibility to deliver efficient services. I take personal responsibility for making sure that I am working effectively to deliver the best service, both individually and with others. I am conscientious in my approach, working hard to provide the best service and to overcome any obstacles that could prevent or hinder delivery. I support the efficient use of resources to create the most value and to deliver the right impact. I keep up to date with changes in internal and external environments. I am a role model for the behaviours I expect to see in others and I act in the best interests of the public and the police service.
Emotionally Aware (Level 1)
I treat others with respect, tolerance and compassion. I acknowledge and respect a range of different perspectives, values and beliefs within the remit of the law. I remain calm and think about how to best manage the situation when faced with provocation. I understand my own emotions and I know which situations might affect my ability to deal with stress and pressure. I ask for help and support when I need it. I understand the value that diversity offers. I communicate in clear and simple language so that I can be easily understood by others. I seek to understand the thoughts and concerns of others even when they are unable to express themselves clearly.
Innovative and Open-minded (Level 1)
I demonstrate an openness to changing ideas, perceptions and ways of working. I share suggestions with colleagues, speaking up to help improve existing working methods and practices. I constantly reflect on my own way of working and periodically review processes and procedures for continuous improvements. I adapt to change and am flexible as the need arises while encouraging others to do the same. I learn from my experiences and do not let myself be unduly influenced by preconceptions.
Take Ownership (Level 1)
I actively identify and respond to problems. I approach tasks with enthusiasm, focusing on public service excellence. I regularly seek feedback to understand the quality of my work and the impact of my behaviour. I recognise where I can help others and willingly take on additional tasks to support them, where appropriate. I give feedback to others that I make sure is understandable and constructive. I take responsibility for my own actions, I fulfil my promises and do what I say I will. I will admit if I have made a mistake and take action to rectify this. I demonstrate pride in representing the police service. I understand my own strengths and areas for development and take responsibility for my own learning to address gaps.
I take into account individual needs and requirements in all of my actions. I understand that treating everyone fairly does not mean everyone is treated the same. I always give people an equal opportunity to express their views. I communicate with everyone, making sure the most relevant message is provided to all. I value everyone's views and opinions by actively listening to understand their perspective. I make fair and objective decisions using the best available evidence. I enable everyone to have equal access to services and information, where appropriate.
I always act in line with the values of the police service and the Code of Ethics for the benefit of the public. I demonstrate courage in doing the right thing, even in challenging situations. I enhance the reputation of my organisation and the wider police service through my actions and behaviours. I challenge colleagues whose behaviour, attitude and language falls below the public's and the service's expectations. I am open and responsive to challenge about my actions and words. I declare any conflicts of interest at the earliest opportunity. I am respectful of the authority and influence my position gives me. I use resources effectively and efficiently and not for personal benefit.
Public Service (Accredited)
I act in the interest of the public, first and foremost. I am motivated by serving the public, ensuring that I provide the best service possible at all times. I seek to understand the needs of others to act in their best interests. I adapt to address the needs and concerns of different communities. I tailor my communication to be appropriate and respectful to my audience. I take into consideration how others want to be treated when interacting with them. I treat people respectfully regardless of the circumstances. I share credit with everyone involved in delivering services.
I ensure that my decision-making rationale is clear and considered so that it is easily understood by others. I am clear and comprehensive when communicating with others. I am open and honest about my areas for development and I strive to improve. I give an accurate representation of my actions and records. I recognise the value of feedback and act on it. I give constructive and accurate feedback. I represent the opinions of others accurately and consistently. I am consistent and truthful in my communications. I maintain confidentiality appropriately.
Crime Investigation (Level 4)
Able to recognise potential conflicts of interest between solicitors and suspects. Effectively plans and prepares work in order to progress investigations. Analyses results obtained from interviews etc. in order to identify further offences, offenders and lines of enquiry. Has a comprehensive understanding of identification policies, procedures and their applications. Submits high quality reports and case files within time limits. Has an appreciation of the operating practices of the intelligence unit.
Drugs (Level 3)
Has a basic understanding of the various types of drugs and paraphernalia used to administer and manufacture illegal substances. Has a good understanding of drugs related offences, relevant legislation, the evidence required to support further investigation and an awareness of the support and assistance that other investigative officers and agencies can offer.
Health and Safety (Level 3)
Has a basic understanding of Health and Safety issues affecting the current role and working environment. Takes responsibility for personal safety and the safety of others. Aware of hazards and reports problems identified to line manager. Understands and minimises the physical risk of injury through the use of proper manual handling procedures.
Informant Handling (Level 3)
Up to date knowledge of informant handling policy and relevant best practice sufficient to the current role. Able to recognise possible sources of recruitment and liaise with the appropriate KPM Team.
Information Management and Technology (Level 4)
Can conduct basic computer searches and can correctly interpret data generated. Can create and amend records, according to role requirement. Knows established rules and protocols. Understands impact of data quality, and is self-monitoring on data quality issues.
Intelligence Gathering and Analysis (Level 5)
Has a good working knowledge of the intelligence function as a whole. Able to undertake intelligence gathering and analysis in conjunction with other organisations, generally involving more complex situations and/or level 2 targets.And/or supervises others who are analysing and gathering intelligence. Able to make decisions regarding the allocation of information received and when packages are put together, to make decisions as to their level of priority.
Knowledge of Legislation and Policy (Level 3)
Demonstrates a sound working knowledge of all legislation, policies and procedures relevant to the current role. Familiar with all five codes of practice but particularly well versed in the practical application of codes A, B and E. Able to apply this knowledge to suit the needs of the current role.
Management of Police Information (MOPI) (Level 4)
Full compliance with Level 3. Has successfully completed all standard relevant Information Management and Security training package(s). Accurate use of Government Security Classification (GSC). Ensures physical and digital records are stored with appropriate security relevant to the sensitivity of the documents and has working understanding of appropriate National Retention Schedules. Is able to quality assure own records management processes as well as those of any staff for whom they have supervisory responsibility. Is aware of where to seek further support in relation to Records management within force when necessary. If nominated as an Information Asset Assistant is familiar with the NPCC Information Asset Owners Handbook.
Proactive Crime Investigation (Level 4)
Effectively plans and prepares work in order to progress a proactive investigation. Aware of the operational objectives and priorities, ensures effective recording of actions and decisions. Has a good understanding of the relevant legislation, policy and procedures appertaining to a proactive investigation .e. R.I.P.A. etc.
Research Techniques (Level 4)
Has a thorough understanding of research methods and is able to fully utilise these for a range of research projects. Able to analyse reports and data produced by other individuals/ organisations and extract relevant details to support the project in hand. Produces a range of options for consideration. Aware of the financial, organisational and service delivery implications of options.
Risk Management (Level 3)
Demonstrates an awareness of personal risk management issues, challenges or difficulties likely to affect the post holder in the execution of their duties. Able to anticipate risks likely to affect their work and knows how to communicate the likelihood and possible impacts of such events to line managers or supervisors.
Surveillance - Equipment (Level 4)
Has a basic understanding of what surveillance equipment is available and is able to demonstrate a good working knowledge of the equipment that they have used. And have a good working knowledge for the acquisition and use of CCTV both in relation to police operations and in public and private systems, and demonstrates the ability to use these in practical situations.
Target Surveillance (Level 3)
Has a good general awareness of the work of the target referral teams, understands the quality requirements of cases to be referred to these specialist teams and what needs to be done to put together target packages.