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POLICE OFFICER(S) - DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VACANCY ANNOUCEMENT

POLICE OFFICER(S)

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

Open: April 5, 2024-until filled

PRIMARY DUTIES:

Performs proactive responsible police work involving the protection and safety of the community through prevention and control of crime, preserving peace, regulating traffic, and providing emergency services; performs related duties as required. Reports to Captain of Police, Full time position with the following benefits; take home patrol unit, Night differential wage, Sunday premium wage, full coverage health insurance, competitive 401k package. Special Assignment and advancement opportunities; Emergency Response Team, Dive Team, K-9 Handler, Patrol Sergeant, Narcotic Task Force, SAR Team.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Enforce Tribal and Federal laws on the Red Lake Reservation.

• Maintains and demonstrates technical competence and/or expertise in areas of assigned responsibilities.

• Responsible for the concepts and standards of police operations, evidence and crime scenes.

• Must have the ability to relate to people in a manner that allows for cooperation and coordination in the performance of their duties as well as make decisions on information gathered from individuals.

• Responsible for organizing and recording relevant information.

• Respond to all calls as directed by dispatch.

• Safeguard scenes, preserve evidence; identify and obtain information from witnesses and develop preliminary investigative leads.

• Enforce all laws and regulations.

• Assists with traffic control at accident scenes, community events and celebrations.

• Proficient with report writing.

• Assist in serving court process; appear and testify in Tribal or Federal Court as needed.

• Knowledge and skills in professional techniques in dealing with individuals in criminal matters and with the public in crisis and or/hostile situations.

• Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION/WORK EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS:

• High School Diploma or equivalent.

• Must have basic knowledge of general office equipment and computers.

• Expected to comply with training requirements.

• Excellent verbal, organizational and written communications skills.

• Ability to handle stressful situations in a professional manner.

• Ability to communicate with the public in a professionally courteous manner at all times. Ability to work independently and follow directions.

• Must have good work attendance, ethics and be dependable.

• Possess a valid Minnesota Driver's License.

• Comply with drug testing in accordance with the Red Lake Band's Personnel Policy and Background check.

• Adhere to and have knowledge of the Data Privacy Act.

• Must be of high moral character to uphold the integrity of the court.

• Ability to work cooperatively with the Victim Advocate, other Law Enforcement Officers and personnel to ensure that services to victims are made available to them in a timely and respectful manner.

• Must become familiar with Tribal and Federal laws.

• Must be legally certifiable to carry firearms.

TO APPLY: Applications, Supplementary Questionnaire, and copies of certificates/diplomas accepted at Government Center – Human Resources Department, P.O. Box 546, Red Lake, MN 56671 – Phone: (218) 679-1847 Fax: (218) 679-4176.

 

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