The Tribal Police Trainee will prepare for the Indian Country Police Officer Training Program. Upon successful graduation from the academy, the Tribal Police Officer enforces laws related to the protection of life and property, directs and controls traffic, prevents crime or disturbance of peace, and arrests violators. Duties include but are not limited to: patrols specific areas on foot or motorized conveyance, responding promptly to calls for assistance; answers radio-dispatches for police service; locates, searches, detains, and arrest law violators; investigates illegal or suspicious activities, persons and establishments, and quells disturbances; drives vehicle safely and efficiently while under stress to communicate information on the radio or handle emergency situations when called upon; interviews and questions victims, witnesses, and suspects; gathers evidence effectively and maintains the integrity; assists motorists in various situations and directs traffic when needed; issues written citations for traffic and other minor violations; operates police communication and computer equipment to obtain, and report information; attends community meetings to discuss crime prevention and problems; attends required periodic training sessions and seminars; provides assistance and training to subordinates as necessary; writes detailed incident, investigation, activity and other reports; testifies in court to present evidence by describing situations and actions; provides traffic escorts during traditional events; maintains weapons and all equipment in functional and presentable condition; other position related duties as assigned and required.
Must be at least 21 years of age by time of appointment;
High school diploma or GED, twelve (12) semester hours of credit in any field of study from an accredited college or university, two (2) years’ experience in security field or equivalent education and experience;
Must successfully pass the Physical Efficiency Battery (PEB) at minimum 50% acceptable criteria;
Must be able to successfully complete the 16 week academy training at the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Federal Law Enforcement Training Center Basic Police Academy within two (2) months of date of hire;
Must be able to successfully pass an extensive background check to include but not limited to criminal and misdemeanor convictions, credit, character, and driving record;
Must possess and maintain a valid Texas Driver’s License and have a good driving record;
Must be able to successfully pass fitness for duty physical;
Certified in First Aid and CPR or attain within first month of employment;
Additional Salary Information: Salary range for Tribal Police Officer $16.07 - $24.11
About Ysleta Del Sur Pueblo
The Ysleta del Sur Pueblo ("the Pueblo") is a U.S. federally recognized Native American tribe and sovereign nation. The Pueblo is one of three tribes located in Texas and the only Pueblo located in the state.Tribal Government employs over 175 employees and offers full time employees excellent benefits package inclusive of life, medical, dental, vision, and 401k.