Police Officer

Job Locations US-NM-Jemez Pueblo
Posted Date 1 week ago(2/9/2018 6:39 PM)
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# of Openings
Protective Services


Provide law enforcement services to the community within the jurisdiction of the Pueblo of Jemez.


• Performs patrol duties, including traffic control, preservation of the peace, arrest or apprehension of violators, and assistance to citizens, visitors and employees.
• Responds to calls within the exterior boundaries of the Pueblo of Jemezconcerning felonies, emergencies, traffic accidents, drug charges, altercations and misdemeanors under Federal, State, local and tribal laws; investigates, apprehends, arrests, and detains all persons charged with violations.
• Enforces Federal, State, and Pueblo of Jemez laws and ordinances, rules and regulations relating to law enforcement and the physical protection of citizens, visitors and employees; the protection of property; the protection of the civil rights of all individuals; and the preservation of law and order; serves as a deterrent to crime and other violations of laws, rules, and regulations.
• Participates in grant-funded initiatives such as saturation patrols, DWI checkpoints, seatbelt use and underage drinking enforcement.
• Make arrests in cases of crime or misdemeanors personally witnessed; takes persons arrested to appropriate authorities for booking or formal charging.
• Serves Federal, State, or local or tribal warrants, subpoenas and other court papers; testifies at hearings and trials as an expert witness in Federal, State, local or tribal courts as required.
• Prepares and submits reports of incidents or traffic accidents, daily and weekly activities, and narratives and statistical reports as required.
• Performs investigative work.
• Testifies in official capacity at Tribal, State, and Federal hearings.
• Provides non-enforcement services to the Pueblo of Jemez community i.e. community events, projects and initiatives which may be directly or indirectly related to the function of law enforcement.
• Contributes to the overall quality of the unit’s service provision by developing and coordinating work teams and by reviewing, recommending and implementing improved policies and procedures.
• Represents the Pueblo with dignity, integrity, and a spirit of cooperation in all relationships with staff and the public.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 


Education and Experience:  High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED); AND, twenty-one (21) years of age or older.


Required Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations:

•  Valid New Mexico Driver’s License.

•  Satisfactory completion of the Indian Police Academy (IPA) Basic Police Training;

OR, a similar training meeting or exceeding the level of training provided by the IPA.

•  New Mexico State certified or certifiable by waiver.

•  Valid ALCS and CPR certifications.


Medical Requirements

Passing physical exam.
Passing psychological assessment.


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