POLICE OFFICER - Tribal Law Enforcement

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Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe - Tokeland, Washington

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Entry Level Salary:
$20.00 hourly

Job Description

Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe Law Enforcement is establishing an eligibility list for the position of Police Officer. The following items constitute the Application Packet and are required for you to be considered for this recruitment: Cover letter, Application for Employment and Resume. The Application for Employment and Job Description are available on-line at: www.shoalwaterbay-nsn.gov Applications will be accepted through Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 3:00 PM SUMMARY: Work involves general law enforcement duties for the Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe. General enforcement duties include the protection of life and property in the tribal community through the enforcement of tribal laws and codes. Work involves patrolling by vehicle or on foot in assigned areas on assigned shifts, investigates and reports violations of tribal laws, codes and ordinances, issuing warnings or citations; serving warrants or other court processes; seizing equipment used in illegal activities. Work of this class involves, at times, an element of personal danger when confronting violators and making arrest, thus the employee must exercise individual judgment and discretion in meeting emergencies and enforcing ordinances and laws. REQUIREMENTS: Must be at minimum twenty-one years of age. Required to possess and maintain a valid Washington State Drivers License. Requires a High School Diploma or GED. Must have a driving record free of significant or serious moving violations. Must successfully pass pre-employment drug test and background investigation, physical abilities test, polygraph and psychological testing. Possession of Basic Law Enforcement School Certificate issued by the State of Washington Criminal Justice Training Commission preferred. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Shall report for duty physically fit, mentally alert, neatly dressed and properly groomed, and with the prescribed uniform and equipment.
  • Shall maintain clothing, firearm and equipment in a functional, presentable condition, promptly correcting and/or reporting to his/her supervisor any defects.
  • Operate an automobile in patrolling assigned areas for the prevention of crime and the enforcement of traffic laws and regulations.
  • Knowledge of local, State and Federal laws, codes, regulations and ordinances. Ability to learn Tribal laws, codes, regulations and ordinances.
  • Enforces all local, State, Federal and Tribal laws.
  • Knowledge of modern law enforcement practice methods.
  • Ability to further develop skill in the use and care of a variety of firearms and law enforcement equipment.
  • Must be able to communicate clearly; orally and in writing.
  • Must be able cope with stressful situations firmly, tactfully and with respect to individual rights and dignity.
  • Renders medical/first aid/CPR.
  • Requests medical attention when necessary
  • Operate assigned equipment skillfully, safely and in conformance with applicable laws or regulations.
  • Prepare reports on own activities and incidents.
  • Participate in in-service, basic and any other training.
  • Maintain department issued equipment.
  • Provide security at special events.
  • Physical strength and agility sufficient to perform law enforcement work.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, supervisors and tribal officials, members and the public.
  • Must be courteous and dedicated to law enforcement work.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Age: : 21
  • Education: : High School Diploma or GED
Must be at minimum twenty-one years of age. Required to possess and maintain a valid Washington State Drivers License. Requires a High School Diploma or GED. Must have a driving record free of significant or serious moving violations. Must successfully pass pre-employment drug test and background investigation, physical abilities test, polygraph and psychological testing. Possession of Basic Law Enforcement School Certificate issued by the State of Washington Criminal Justice Training Commission preferred.

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Human Resources

Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe
P. O. Box 130
Tokeland, Washington 98590
phone: 360-267-6766

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