Tribal Police Trainee

El Paso, TX
Ysleta Del Sur Pueblo

Salary: $20.63 – $30.95 Hourly.

Position Summary:

Enforces laws related to the protection of life and property, directs and controls traffic, prevents crime or disturbance of peace, and arrests violators by performing the following duties.

Essential Functions:

  1. Patrols specific areas on foot or motorized conveyance, responding promptly to calls for assistance
  2. Answers radio-dispatches for police service;
  3. Investigates illegal or suspicious activities, persons and establishments
  4. Locates, searches, detains, and arrest law violators;
  5. Investigates illegal or suspicious activities, persons and establishments, and quells disturbances;
  6. Able to drive vehicle both safely and efficiently while under stress to communicate information on the radio or handle emergency situations when called upon;
  7. Interviews and questions victims, witnesses, and suspects;
  8. Gathers evidence effectively and maintains the integrity;
  9. Assists motorists in various situations and directs traffic when needed;
  10. Issues written citations for traffic and other minor violations;
  11. Operates police communication and computer equipment to obtain, and report information;
  12. Attends community meetings to discuss crime prevention and problems;
  13. Attends required periodic training sessions and seminars;
  14. Provides assistance and training to subordinates as necessary;
  15. Writes detailed incident, investigation, activity and other reports;
  16. Testifies in court to present evidence by describing situations and actions;
  17. Provides traffic escorts during traditional events;
  18. Maintains weapons and all equipment in functional and presentable condition;
  19. Other position related duties as assigned and required.


  • High school diploma or GED, twelve (12) semester hours of credit in any field of study from an accredited college or university;
  • (2) years’ experience in security field or equivalent education and experience;
  • Must be a graduate from the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) United States Indian Police Academy, Indian Country Police Officers Training Program;
  • Must be able to attain the Special Law Enforcement Commission (SLEC) issued through BIA-OJS;
  • Must be able to pass the Physical Efficiency Battery (PEB) criteria;
  • Must maintain proficiency with firearms by qualifying to department standards on a bi-annual basis;
  • Must successfully pass a background check to include criminal history convictions and credit check;
  • Must be able pass the post-offer drug screen and annual fitness for duty physical;
  • Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s license and be insurable;
  • Must be certified in First Aid and CPR;
  • Must be able to work shift work.