Colorado State Safe2Tell Operations & Communications Administrator in Denver, Colorado

Safe2Tell Operations & Communications Administrator



Safe2Tell Operations & Communications Administrator


$4,117.00 - $6,026.00 Monthly


Denver, CO

Job Type

Full Time


Department of Law

Job Number

LAA 00220


3/23/2018 5:00 PM Mountain

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Department Information

Find a rewarding career making a difference:

Join the Office of the Attorney General/Colorado Department of Law Team!

The Office of the Attorney General/Department of Law is the largest law firm in the State. The Attorney General is elected by popular vote of the statewide electorate and is the State's chief lawyer and law enforcement official.

Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman oversees the Department and manages a wide range of responsibilities, including:

• Prosecuting and defending all civil and criminal actions in which the State has an interest, including on appeal

• Defending the laws and the Constitution of the State of Colorado

• Protecting consumers from scams and fraudulent activity

• Serving as legal advisor to officers of the State of Colorado and defending them from legal challenge

• Protecting and preserving Colorado's natural resources

• Advocating for policies that help law enforcement improve community safety

• Investigating and prosecuting Medicaid fraud throughout the State

In addition to the challenging and impactful work being done at the Office of the Attorney General, there are many other benefits to joining the Attorney General's team:

• Distinctive career advancement opportunities throughout the State system

• Strong, secure, yet flexible retirement benefits including PERA's Defined Benefit Plan or PERA's Defined Contribution Plan, including 401K and 457 plans

• Medical and dental health plans

• Paid life insurance

• Short and long-term disability coverage

• Paid vacation and sick leave earned each month

• 10 paid holidays per year

• Free access to a fitness center located in the Ralph L. Carr Colorado Judicial Center

• Excellent work-life programs, such as flexible work schedules, professional development opportunities, and an employee discount program

The Office of the Attorney General/Department of Law is an equal opportunity employer and understands that a diverse work force adds quality and perspective to the services we provide to the public. We encourage candidates with diverse qualities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply.

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Description of Job

Information about the Unit: The Safe2Tell Program provides education, training, and awareness to law enforcement and school officials regarding community safety and youth issues resulting from youth suicide, violence, gangs, and other youth concerns. The program ensures that every Colorado student, parent, teacher and community member has access to a safe and anonymous way to report concerns about safety, with a focus on early intervention and prevention through awareness and education. Safe2Tell manages intelligence gathering and sharing of information through a sophisticated dissemination process from the state level to the appropriate responders at the local level. The program ensures that the appropriate responders are notified as well as tracks and coordinates multi-disciplinary teams to promote intervention at the school level at the earliest opportunity.

Information about the Job: This position serves a critical role in support of the Safe2Tell Program through the oversight, management and collaborative response efforts related to incoming tips and information regarding potential critical incidents such as bullying, suicide, substance abuse, mental health issues, and threats of violence that are received in the P3 reporting system. This position is responsible for evaluating the daily receipt of tips and information, evaluating the criticality of an incident for appropriate emergency response, and ensuring that the appropriate school officials and/or law enforcement agencies have the information necessary to respond. This includes ensuring that the appropriate resources are deployed and that school officials and law enforcement personnel have recorded dispositions in the reporting system.

This position utilizes the reported data to analyze and identify trends related to youth safety; provides technical assistance support to district and school staff, law enforcement and others responding to Safe2Tell tips; coordinates the effective and functional use of the tip-line, live two-way dialogue, mobile app, web-reporting, or other methods of reporting data; updates and prepares protocols and procedures for intelligence management and information sharing; maintains a list of coordinated statewide resources available; and verifies and updates essential contact information.

This position also develops and conducts trainings and presentations related to the P3 reporting system to law enforcement officials, Colorado State Patrol Communication Center staff, and school officials. This includes developing training videos demonstrating core components of tip-taking operations; conducting in-person training sessions; developing directives, policies and procedures for the handling and distribution of the tips; providing records management assistance; coordinating with Colorado State Patrol and partners to provide mental health crisis support and align needed resources. This position may assist with training local law enforcement communication centers to become users in the P3 system. This positon will lead the transitional activities, including training, policy development and agency coordination, of moving the answering point from Colorado State Patrol to the CIAC Watch Center. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights

Necessary Special Requirements: Candidates must be available on a 24-hour on-call basis to provide guidance and technical assistance to Colorado State Patrol Communication Centers, law enforcement and responders. Applicants must successfully pass a thorough background investigation prior to appointment. A valid Colorado driver's license is required for regular travel within Colorado. Applicants must be willing and capable of independent travel within the state and may be required to stay overnight.

Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in business, public administration, communications, sociology, computer information systems, psychology, criminal justice or other related field AND two years of professional experience working in a law enforcement/school/crisis response communication center or in a crisis intervention/critical incident management capacity.

Substitutions: Professional work experience as described above may substitute on a year-for-year basis for the bachelor's degree. A master's degree in an applicable area will substitute for the bachelor's degree. There is no substitution for the experience requirements.

Preferred Qualifications: If you possess any of the following, specifically include the details on your application, as this information will be used to assess your qualifications and may be used to determine a top group of applicants.

  • Experience working in school district security or emergency management

  • Experience working with critical incident software programs and databases

  • Working knowledge of Safe2Tell or other school violence prevention programs

  • Experience working with law enforcement and school crisis response team

  • Training, including web-based training development

  • Current or previous certification by Colorado Peace Officer Standards and Training

Important Information: Applications and supporting materials may be used to identify the top group of candidates in whole or part for this position. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that their application materials fully describe their education, training and experience as it relates to this position.

Your application will be reviewed by a qualified Human Resources Specialist to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. If your application does not demonstrate that you meet the minimum requirements, you will not proceed in the selection process for this position. You will be notified of the results of the application review. If your application is rejected and you have questions, you may contact Kathy DePew at 720-508-6510 or You must contact her office within two days of the date you receive the application rejection notice.

Assessment Information

Upon meeting the minimum qualifications, the next phase of the assessment process will consist of a structured application/resume review by a panel of subject matter experts. The structured review is a comparative analysis against the job duties and/or preferred qualifications in this job announcement to determine technical competence, depth and breadth of experience and potential job fit. It is imperative that you provide adequate detail on your application materials to describe how you meet and/or exceed the requirements for this position.

Comparative analysis factors to be assessed:

  • Technical Competence – Technical experience as it relates to the duties outlined in this job announcement.

  • Depth and Breadth of Experience – Experience that covers multiple areas outlined in this job announcement and demonstrates the level of responsibility assigned.

  • Job Fit – Experience will be evaluated to determine how well experience aligns with and meets the business needs of this position. Current experience is preferred.

APPEAL RIGHTS: If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for the position, you may protest the action by filing an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the date you receive notice of the elimination.

Also, if you wish to challenge the selection and comparative analysis process, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the receipt of notice or knowledge of the action you are challenging.

Refer to Chapters 4 and 8 of the State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures, 4 CCR 801, for more information about the appeals process. The State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures are available at

A standard appeal form is available at If you appeal, your appeal must be submitted in writing on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative, and received at the following address within 10 days of your receipt of notice or knowledge of the action: Colorado State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director, Attn: Appeals Processing, 1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor Denver, CO 80203, Fax: 303-866-5038. Phone: 303-866-3300. The ten-day deadline and these appeal procedures also apply to all charges of discrimination.

The Assessment Process: Colorado Revised Statutes require that all state employees be hired and promoted through comparative analysis of merit and fitness. Part or all of the assessment for this position will include a review of your application material(s). Applications will be reviewed by a Human Resource Specialist to determine if you meet the minimum requirements for the position. Subject Matter Experts may use the application material(s) to assess applicants who meet the minimum requirements, to identify a top group for additional assessment, or establish an eligible list for referral to the hiring manager for final consideration.

Be sure the "Work Experience" section of your application is complete and specifically addresses your qualifications, experience, work product, and accomplishments as they relate to the Description of the Job, Minimum Qualifications, Required Qualifications and Preferred Qualifications as listed above. Resumes and "see resume" statements will not be accepted in lieu of the "Work Experience" section of the application. Upload additional pages if necessary to fully explain your experience and accomplishments. Failure to include adequate information or follow instructions by the closing date may result in your application not being accepted and/or may affect your inclusion in the final pool of eligible applicants.

Transfer Applicants: Eligible transfer candidates must submit a complete application following the directions in this job announcement. All qualified transfer eligible candidates who submitted an application by the posted deadline will be included along with all other qualified candidates in the comparative analysis process. If you do not want to compete in the assessment process, you may withdraw from consideration for this position.

Any person with a disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may be provided a reasonable accommodation upon request to enable the person to participate in the hiring process. The person making the request may be asked to provide additional information regarding functional limitations and type of accommodation needed which will be kept confidential. It is essential that if you request an accommodation, you must contact Kathy DePew at 720-508-6510 or a minimum of three days prior to the assessment.