Police Officer

Job Locations US-NM-Jemez Pueblo
Posted Date 1 week ago(2/9/2018 6:39 PM)
Job ID
2018-1214
# of Openings
2
Category
Protective Services

Overview

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

Responsibilities

• 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.

Qualifications

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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