Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe
1 Full Time Police Officer
Open: Until Filled
Brief Summary: Enforce federal, tribal ordinances and municipal law and order codes adopted by the tribe; provide criminal and civil regulatory enforcement through tribal court; patrol tribal lands; investigate crimes; traffic control; collect evidence; prepare reports; serve warrants and summons. On an assigned shift: operate a patrol vehicle, foot patrol suspicious activities or persons, and disturbances of law and order; respond to radio dispatched calls, answer calls and complaints; issue traffic and criminal citations; control individual and group actions through verbal direction and/or the employment of necessary physical force; make custodial arrests and testify in court; provide police escorts and transports; perform residential and commercial checks; investigate traffic accidents; interview victims, witnesses and suspects to obtain additional information regarding criminal complaints, accidents, violations, etc.; conduct searches; complete arrest records; prepare reports and record evidence. Participate in a variety of in-service and special training programs, respond to and investigate domestic disputes, assist other agencies when requested or assigned, transport and care for prisoners as assigned.
Qualifications & Requirements: Applicant must be currently certified through the state of South Dakota or Bureau of Indian Affairs. Applicants that have any felony convictions or felony deferred judgments will be disqualified from the process. Applicants with any misdemeanor convictions (non-traffic) or misdemeanor deferred judgments within the last 36 months will be disqualified from testing. No illegal drug usage within the last 36 months. Applicants who have used drugs within the last 36 months will be disqualified from testing. Education: you must have either a high school diploma or G.E.D. Must be 21 years of age at the time of appointment and possess a valid Driver’s License. You must be a U.S. Citizen or eligible to work in the United States. You must complete P.L. 101-630 background check and any other background checks that may apply for this position.
Education and Experience: Applicant must have a G.E.D. or High school Diploma, Applicant must be currently certified through the state of South Dakota or Bureau of Indian Affairs, Associates Degree in Criminal Justice preferred, 2-3 years law enforcement experience strongly preferred.
Must submit to a P.L. 101-630 background check and pre-employment drug and alcohol screening.
Apply online at www.fsst-nsn.gov
May attach resume to Tribal Application.
Preference in filing vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with Indian Preference Act of 1934 (Title 25, USC, Section 472). Verification must be submitted with the application if claiming Indian Preference. Consideration will be given to non-Indian applicants in the absence of qualified Indian Preference eligible.