Chief of Police

The Chief of Police gives general direction to the department and is in charge of reducing crime in the area of assignment.  The responsibilities of the Chief of Police can include organizing events for the department, gathering and planning a police response to a random event that can occur, coming up with new policies and goals for the department, assigning hours to police officers, making sure all police officers int he department are performing as they should be, working with the budget for the department, making arrests and writing tickets and citations, working with public relations to address the community when a crime happens and following all rules under the law.  Must be on scene when a crime is reported, gathers the officers and address situations quickly.  Must have a high school diploma or GED equivalent, requires a Nevada Post Category 1 Certificate, BA degree in criminal justice or law enforcement, five(5) years of Law Enforcement experience, including two (2) years in Indian Country; or AA plus four (4) years of Law Enforcement experience with two (2) years in Indian Country, minimum of 3 years supervisory experience required, may consider similar combination of education and/or experience that could likely provide the desires knowledge and abilities. Must pass a thorough background investigation and pre-employment and on-going random drug testing, and a thorough medical examination.  The background investigation shall include local, state and federal criminal history checks.  In addition to meeting Tribal background check requirements must have no felony convictions and no misdemeanor or DUI convictions in the past five (5) years, excluding other traffic violations.  Employees authorized to drive employer vehicle must possess a current valid Nevada driver’s license and acceptable driving record as determined by the Tribe’s insurance company. Preference given to qualified Tribal and Indian applicants in accordance with 25 CFR. This is a full-time position and pays $27.65 – $33.02 hourly. Closes September 18, 2020. To apply please go to for application.