Chief of Police
Company: Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siu
Posted on: June 12, 2021
- Must possess and maintain a Department of Public Safety and
Standards Training (DPSST) Executive Certification.
- Law Enforcement Data System (LEDS) Inquiry Entry certification
or the ability to become LEDS certified
- Must possess a valid Oregon driver's license.
MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS
- Must be 21 years of age at the time of appointment
- Must be a US citizen and be eligible to work in the United
- Must possess high moral character.
- Must have a High School diploma or General Education Degree
(GED) or equivalent.
- Must have a minimum of 90 college credits, or acquire a minimum
of 90 college credits within two years of appointment.
- Minimum of five years' experience in supervisory or management
role is required.
- Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in
- Must be able to understand and appropriately act on verbal and
- Must be able to work with limited supervision.
- Must be able to work independently and perform appropriately
and effectively in emergency situations.
- Must be able to make decisions quickly based on knowledge
- Must be able to be able to deal tactfully with the public.
- Must be able to work any and all shifts as needed.
- Must be able to physically perform all work assigned.
- Must have a working knowledge and skill level in computers
including MS Word, Outlook, and internet.
- Must not have a felony conviction under state or federal law; a
misdemeanor conviction relating to sex crimes, crimes against
persons, drugs, fraud, or moral turpitude; other misdemeanor
conviction within the last five years; a Convicted Arrest Record in
violation of OAR 259-008-0070 Not Eligible to be Certified Police
Officer by DPSST.
- Must be eligible to comply with OAR 259-008-0076.
- This is a Safety Sensitive Position as defined in the Alcohol &
Drug Policy: and is subject to pre-employment drug testing and
criminal history background check which includes
- Indian preference will be observed in the hiring process.
DESIRABLE ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
- Any higher level educational degree.
The chief of Police is responsible for the ensuring that the
Tribal Police Department provides services to the Tribes following
the overall direction and vision of Tribal Council. This position
supervises both sworn and non-sworn personnel, attends related
meetings and training as necessary. The Chief of Police
communicates public safety and concerns to both Tribal Council and
PRINCIPAL ACTIVITIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
- Follow and ensure as much as is possible, the conformance to
safe procedures and practices, bearing in mind that police work can
be inherently dangerous.
- Establish departmental goals and objectives.
- Direct and coordinate activities of members of the police
department to achieve outlined goals and objectives.
- Inform members of command changes in regulations and policies,
implications of new or amended laws, and new techniques of police
- Examine personnel and case records to ensure that police
personnel conform to prescribed standards of appearance, conduct,
- Submit reports on condition of police department and equipment
and on daily activities of the police department to CEO and Tribal
- Coordinate interagency communication and partnerships with
federal, state, and local law enforcement.
- Investigate and oversee investigation of charges of
inefficiency, neglect of duty, or public complaints against police
- Assign, supervise, and evaluate work of subordinates ensuring
all personnel are diligent in the performance of their duties and
conform to laws and departmental rules and regulations.
- Hear grievances and administer disciplinary action.
- Prepare reports concerning discipline, efficiency, and
condition of department, and recommend disciplinary action or
changes in rules governing activities of the department.
- Take the lead on all emergency response as necessary.
- Formulate procedures, outline human resource requirements, and
direct personnel assigned to crowd control at major events.
- Review reports of subordinates for completeness, accuracy, and
- Review activity reports prepared by police personnel for
quantity and quality of work performance.
- Read and answer police correspondence. May write and submit
police press releases to media upon approval from CEO and/or Tribal
- Manage all budgetary tasks such as annual budget preparation
with explanation of department needs and expectations for future
growth. Review and approve expenditures. Review budgetary progress
and make necessary modifications.
- Serve as police liaison on public and civic boards engaged in
planning and developing programs, and prepare procedures to
identify police function in assisting these boards to improve
tribal and community living.
- Report to the Tribal CEO and Tribal Council on incidents or
situations that may cause alarm, or a danger to the health, safety,
and welfare of individuals; or the Tribe as a whole.
- Assist with and ensure that criminal and other investigations
are complete and thorough.
- Perform law enforcement duties as needed, including responding
to calls for service, investigating crimes and incidents, and
taking appropriate action.
- Work with other Tribal Departments in developing and
maintaining a Tribal Emergency Response Plan.
- Ensure current FA/CPR Certifications for all PD staff.
- Perform CPR as needed according to training and policies.
- Other duties as directed by management.
AUXILIARY JOB FUNCTIONS
- The safe operation of law enforcement equipment including,
firearms, motor vehicles, and other related law enforcement
LEVEL OF AUTHORITY & RESTRICTIONS
- Report to CEO and Tribal Council.
- Will be required to supervise and guide Police Department,
sworn and non-sworn, at all levels of experience.
- Must lead the Tribal Police Department toward goals and
PHYSICAL & MENTAL DEMANDS
- Frequently required to sit, communicate, reach, and manipulate
objects, tools or controls.
- Requires mobility and the ability to operate a motor
- Required to move materials weighing up to 10 pounds on a
recurring basis, and on occasion lift or move more than 100
- May be required to deal with violent and combative individuals
requiring considerable physical effort.
WORKING CONDITIONS & ENVIRONMENT
- Must be able to work overtime as necessary.
- Must be able to work any shift, any day of the week.
- Work locations are in all types of indoor and outdoor
environments and may be exposed to all types of weather
- Must deal with individuals who may become violent, combative,
under the influence of drugs/alcohol, or who have communicable
- Operate police vehicles and may be required to sit or stand for
extended periods while performing various duties.
MAIN OFFICE LOCATION
CTCLUSI Tribal Police
5647 Highway 126
Florence, Oregon 97439
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