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Summary of the Senior Data Analyst job at Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue

Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue is hiring a Senior Data Analyst with 3 - 5 years of experience. Based in United States - Tigard, OR and with In-office ways of working. The expected salary range for this role is $90,840 - $122,880
About Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue

Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue provides fire protection and emergency medical services to approximately 542,524 residents in one of the fastest growing regions in Oregon. Our 390-square-mile service area includes the cities of Beaverton, Durham, King City, Newberg, North Plains, Rivergrove, Sherwood, Tigard, Tualatin, West Linn, and Wilsonville, and unincorporated portions of Clackamas, Multnomah, Washington, and Yamhill counties.

Our district has 28 fire stations staffed by more than 442 career firefighters, a volunteer fire station, a Command and Business Operations Center, a training facility, a South Operating Center, and a Logistics Service Center. Residents served by TVF&R benefit from the sophistication, economies of scale, and resources of a large fire district with the accessibility and community involvement of a small-town fire department.

Senior Data Analyst job description

The Senior Data Analyst applies advanced statistical analysis, data mining, and modeling techniques to make data-informed decisions to advance District tactics and strategies. Fulfills analytic needs across the District but emphasis is placed on analysis of operational service delivery and deployment based upon the assessment of risk, and evaluation of resource availability and performance. Critical thinking, problem-solving and subsequent recommendations, have a direct impact on the District’s current and future service delivery and ability to meet the District’s mission.

Details on what the ideal candidate brings to the team and our benefits package can be found in this recruitment flyer.

Example of Duties

DATA MANAGEMENT: Extracts and compiles internally and externally sourced data from different formats into usable adjunct database tables that can be analyzed and combined with existing datasets or constructed into new datasets. Creates data schemas from non-documented database structures. Ensures data quality, suitability, and integrity by addressing anomalies, assessing outliers and repairing data with error checking.

DATA ANALYSIS: Performs data analysis using appropriate statistical techniques, noting sources, patterns, trends, assumptions, and methodologies to support operational and strategic business decision-making. Primary analysis includes incident, dispatch, deployment, performance, staffing, prevention, and risk reduction.

DATA INTERPRETATION: Assigns meaning to the collected information, determining the significance and implications of the findings, and develops recommendations.

REPORT GENERATION: Designs, builds, publishes and maintains multiple complex reports tailored to user-defined data analysis needs using a variety of data sources and formats. Requires working with the end user to understand expectations as well as database capabilities and available data.

DATA VISUALIZATION/STORYTELLING: Uses visualization methods to produce models to clearly represent trends, correlations, and patterns in the most appropriate format that is understandable to all levels of the organization, public officials, and the public. Understands the audience and in coordination with visualizations, communicates results in a manner conducive to maximizing retention and comprehension.

DATA WORKFLOW COORDINATING/ADVISING: Provides support and technical consultation on complex query structures, statistical functions, report design, quantitative information, data integrity, and data utilization in collaboration with internal departments, and public and private agencies. Fosters relationships with staff to find new ways to apply data analysis to improve workflows, efficiencies, and data quality.

DOCUMENTATION: Documents and maintains procedures, coding structures, source locations, and schedules (including automated schedules) to ensure appropriate retention of information and business continuity.

POWER BI ADMINISTRATOR: Serves as the end-user administrator of the incident, deployment, response performance, and staffing analytic functions of Power BI.

STAFFING SOFTWARE BACKUP: Understands the primary functions, business rules, and user security levels of the District’s staffing software, providing redundancy to the Deployment and Staffing Coordinator.

Senior Data Analyst job requirements

The education and experience minimum requirements below are those typically required for performing the job functions (unless specifically noted to be preferred). Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.

Education

  • A bachelor’s degree in statistics, mathematics, data science, or closely related field.

Experience

  • Four years of experience in performing complex data analysis to inform strategic business decisions, including data mining, evaluation, application of statistical methodologies, and visualization. Technical writing experience in relevant areas, including queries, reports, and presentation.

Please see the job description for additional information, including required competencies and job characteristics.

What we offer at Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue

Compensation at TVF&R includes far more than salary! While harder to quantify, the value of employee benefits at TVF&R is a significant consideration in total compensation.

Performance-based step increases

  • Eligible employees who are not already at the top of the relevant pay grade range are rewarded with annual performance-based step increases.

Time off accruals

  • TVF&R provides generous paid time off for full-time employees, including vacation, sick leave, and personal leave. Those accruals begin immediately upon employment with no waiting period.

Paid holidays

  • In addition to the paid time off noted above, the District recognizes 12 paid holidays per year, also available immediately upon employment.

Other paid time off

  • Other paid time off include leaves for bereavement, military duty and jury duty.

Medical and dental insurance

  • Full-time employees (and eligible spouse/dependents) may enroll in comprehensive medical and dental coverage, in which the District pays 90% of monthly premiums. TVF&R establishes and contributes funds to an HRA VEBA for employees, which can be used to pay for out-of-pocket medical and dental expenses during active employment or after separation. Employees with existing coverage may opt out of medical and/or dental coverage and receive a monthly stipend.

Dental insurance

  • Comprehensive dental coverage is also offered to full-time employees. As with medical coverage, the District pays 90% of monthly premiums.

Life insurance/AD&D/LTD

  • The District provides generous life insurance coverage to full-time employees and dependents, as well as accidental death and dismemberment insurance and long-term disability insurance. There is no cost to eligible employees.

Retirement plans

  • TVF&R has a number of plans offered to support the long-term "wealthcare" of its staff. There are four methods of funding retirement savings, some of which are funded by the employee, some by the employer. Together, these plans add a considerable amount to total compensation.

Other benefits provided to full-time employees include the following:

  • Tuition reimbursement program for proposed work-related education (subject to approval and with restrictions)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Short-term disability insurance availability (employee paid)
  • Supplemental life insurance availability (employee paid)
  • Section 125 flexible spending plan
  • Section 125 dependent care plan

Disclaimer: This is a general description of the benefits offered through employment with TVF&R, and every effort has been made to ensure its accuracy. In the event of any incorrect information, applicable laws, rules, collective bargaining agreements or official plan documents will prevail.

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Senior Data Analyst

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March 3, 2024

About Our Company

Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue provides fire protection and emergency medical services to approximately 542,524 residents in one of the fastest growing regions in Oregon. Our 390-square-mile service area includes the cities of Beaverton, Durham, King City, Newberg, North Plains, Rivergrove, Sherwood, Tigard, Tualatin, West Linn, and Wilsonville, and unincorporated portions of Clackamas, Multnomah, Washington, and Yamhill counties.

Our district has 28 fire stations staffed by more than 442 career firefighters, a volunteer fire station, a Command and Business Operations Center, a training facility, a South Operating Center, and a Logistics Service Center. Residents served by TVF&R benefit from the sophistication, economies of scale, and resources of a large fire district with the accessibility and community involvement of a small-town fire department.

Job Description & Responsibilities

The Senior Data Analyst applies advanced statistical analysis, data mining, and modeling techniques to make data-informed decisions to advance District tactics and strategies. Fulfills analytic needs across the District but emphasis is placed on analysis of operational service delivery and deployment based upon the assessment of risk, and evaluation of resource availability and performance. Critical thinking, problem-solving and subsequent recommendations, have a direct impact on the District’s current and future service delivery and ability to meet the District’s mission.

Details on what the ideal candidate brings to the team and our benefits package can be found in this recruitment flyer.

Example of Duties

DATA MANAGEMENT: Extracts and compiles internally and externally sourced data from different formats into usable adjunct database tables that can be analyzed and combined with existing datasets or constructed into new datasets. Creates data schemas from non-documented database structures. Ensures data quality, suitability, and integrity by addressing anomalies, assessing outliers and repairing data with error checking.

DATA ANALYSIS: Performs data analysis using appropriate statistical techniques, noting sources, patterns, trends, assumptions, and methodologies to support operational and strategic business decision-making. Primary analysis includes incident, dispatch, deployment, performance, staffing, prevention, and risk reduction.

DATA INTERPRETATION: Assigns meaning to the collected information, determining the significance and implications of the findings, and develops recommendations.

REPORT GENERATION: Designs, builds, publishes and maintains multiple complex reports tailored to user-defined data analysis needs using a variety of data sources and formats. Requires working with the end user to understand expectations as well as database capabilities and available data.

DATA VISUALIZATION/STORYTELLING: Uses visualization methods to produce models to clearly represent trends, correlations, and patterns in the most appropriate format that is understandable to all levels of the organization, public officials, and the public. Understands the audience and in coordination with visualizations, communicates results in a manner conducive to maximizing retention and comprehension.

DATA WORKFLOW COORDINATING/ADVISING: Provides support and technical consultation on complex query structures, statistical functions, report design, quantitative information, data integrity, and data utilization in collaboration with internal departments, and public and private agencies. Fosters relationships with staff to find new ways to apply data analysis to improve workflows, efficiencies, and data quality.

DOCUMENTATION: Documents and maintains procedures, coding structures, source locations, and schedules (including automated schedules) to ensure appropriate retention of information and business continuity.

POWER BI ADMINISTRATOR: Serves as the end-user administrator of the incident, deployment, response performance, and staffing analytic functions of Power BI.

STAFFING SOFTWARE BACKUP: Understands the primary functions, business rules, and user security levels of the District’s staffing software, providing redundancy to the Deployment and Staffing Coordinator.

Requirements

The education and experience minimum requirements below are those typically required for performing the job functions (unless specifically noted to be preferred). Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.

Education

  • A bachelor’s degree in statistics, mathematics, data science, or closely related field.

Experience

  • Four years of experience in performing complex data analysis to inform strategic business decisions, including data mining, evaluation, application of statistical methodologies, and visualization. Technical writing experience in relevant areas, including queries, reports, and presentation.

Please see the job description for additional information, including required competencies and job characteristics.

What we offer

Compensation at TVF&R includes far more than salary! While harder to quantify, the value of employee benefits at TVF&R is a significant consideration in total compensation.

Performance-based step increases

  • Eligible employees who are not already at the top of the relevant pay grade range are rewarded with annual performance-based step increases.

Time off accruals

  • TVF&R provides generous paid time off for full-time employees, including vacation, sick leave, and personal leave. Those accruals begin immediately upon employment with no waiting period.

Paid holidays

  • In addition to the paid time off noted above, the District recognizes 12 paid holidays per year, also available immediately upon employment.

Other paid time off

  • Other paid time off include leaves for bereavement, military duty and jury duty.

Medical and dental insurance

  • Full-time employees (and eligible spouse/dependents) may enroll in comprehensive medical and dental coverage, in which the District pays 90% of monthly premiums. TVF&R establishes and contributes funds to an HRA VEBA for employees, which can be used to pay for out-of-pocket medical and dental expenses during active employment or after separation. Employees with existing coverage may opt out of medical and/or dental coverage and receive a monthly stipend.

Dental insurance

  • Comprehensive dental coverage is also offered to full-time employees. As with medical coverage, the District pays 90% of monthly premiums.

Life insurance/AD&D/LTD

  • The District provides generous life insurance coverage to full-time employees and dependents, as well as accidental death and dismemberment insurance and long-term disability insurance. There is no cost to eligible employees.

Retirement plans

  • TVF&R has a number of plans offered to support the long-term "wealthcare" of its staff. There are four methods of funding retirement savings, some of which are funded by the employee, some by the employer. Together, these plans add a considerable amount to total compensation.

Other benefits provided to full-time employees include the following:

  • Tuition reimbursement program for proposed work-related education (subject to approval and with restrictions)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Short-term disability insurance availability (employee paid)
  • Supplemental life insurance availability (employee paid)
  • Section 125 flexible spending plan
  • Section 125 dependent care plan

Disclaimer: This is a general description of the benefits offered through employment with TVF&R, and every effort has been made to ensure its accuracy. In the event of any incorrect information, applicable laws, rules, collective bargaining agreements or official plan documents will prevail.

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