Salary: $45,760.00 Annually.
The Police Officer performs law enforcement, crime prevention duties and other general police services in the preservation of public safety, property, prevention, detection, and investigation of crimes; enforces Federal, State, Tribal Laws, and ordinances.
- Patrol assigned areas, investigate activities, perform surveillance, and enforce local, state, and federal laws as necessary for safety and security.
- Respond to calls for service pertaining to criminal activities/civil complaints; secure the scene, conducts preliminary investigations, and establishes law and order.
- Conduct follow up investigations as assigned, appear in court to present evidence, and testify as needed.
- Prepare, review and revise reports; ensure accuracy and completeness.
- Compile information for further analysis and use by supervising officers.
- Prepare for and prevent criminal activity through proper training and effective safety procedures; attend training as required for certification.
- Participate in community events to promote the department’s image and programs.
- Perform the functions of a police officer and must demonstrate the ability to perform any related duties that may arise.
- Prepare written replies to correspondence.
- Perform other duties of a similar nature or level as requested by supervisor or director.
- High School Diploma or a GED Certificate, plus six (6) months experience as Police Recruit or trainee with the Pascua Yaqui Police Department.
- Must be a citizen of the United States.
- Must not have been convicted of any offense that would be considered a felony by the State of Arizona or the United States Government.
- Must not have been dishonorably discharged from the United States Armed Forces.
- Must not have a domestic violence conviction in any jurisdiction; restricts the ability to possess firearms.
- May be required to obtain additional certifications; depending on assignment.
- No formal disciplinary action within one (1) year prior to the time of appointment.
- Must not have been convicted of or adjudged to have violated traffic regulations governing the movement of vehicles with a frequency within the past three years that indicates disrespect for traffic laws or a disregard for the safety of other persons on the roadway.
- Pass a medical examination including vision screening and drug testing; must obtain immunizations and medical tests as required to be able to work in patient care and high risk areas.
- Demonstrate that he/she has a good driving record.
- Meet written departmental standards on appearance/grooming.
- Lateral Police Officer applicants must be certified Police Officers in the State of Arizona and must have one (1) year experience as a certified officer;
- Must have a current Arizona P.O.S.T. Certification;
- This position will require the incumbent to work non-traditional hours, nights, and weekends;
- Must have an FBI, BIA, Tribal Court background check, an Arizona POST Clearance, to include, a Level 1 Arizona Clearance Card. Failure to maintain a current clearance from the aforementioned agencies will result in termination.