Police Officer

Fallon, NV
Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe

Salary range: $24.56 – $29.31.

Open until filled

Position Summary:

Performs Law Enforcement/Public Safety duties by maintaining order, responding to emergencies, protecting people and property within the Reservation and Colony; enforcing motor vehicle and criminal laws within Tribal codes and Nevada Revised Statues when appropriate; promoting good community relations. If coming from reciprocity state or approved federal program as an equivalent to a Nevada Category I peace officer there are eligibility requirements that will need to be met. Maintain a working relationship with city, county, state and federal allied agencies.

Essential Functions:

  1. Patrol assigned areas in a vehicle or by foot.
  2. Respond to emergency calls or crimes in progress.
  3. Handle routine calls to service preparing daily field activity reports.
  4. Monitoring any suspicious activity or ongoing crimes.
  5. Enforcing Tribal and BIA 25 CFR Law and Order codes.
  6. Enforce motor vehicle and criminal laws within Tribal Code and Nevada Revised Statutes when appropriate.
  7. Conduct basic investigations, interviewing suspects and victims.
  8. Writing crime reports, record facts to prepare reports to document incidents or activities.
  9. Identify, pursue and arrest suspects of criminal acts.
  10. Testify in court to present evidence or act as a witness in traffic or criminal cases.
  11. Serve arrest, traffic and search warrants.
  12. Render aid to accident victims and other persons requiring First Aid for physical injuries.
  13. Assist during major emergencies and natural disasters with evacuations and perimeter security.
  14. Make death notifications.
  15. Transport prisoners.
  16. Booking suspects and transporting suspects to the appropriate holding facility.
  17. Collecting and processing evidence.
  18. Respond to citizens’ and visitors’ questions.
  19. Performing numerous other activities in support of the community policing philosophy.
  20. Able to work within the framework of a 24/7 schedule.
  21. Other job related duties as assigned by the supervisor.


  1. Must have a High School Diploma or GED equivalent, must meet the requirements as set forth in 25 CFR.
  2. Must be 21 years of age at the time of hire.
  3. Must have no convictions of any crime for which registration in the State of Nevada is required pursuant to NRS 179C.100.