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CHIEF OF POLICE/DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC SAFETY-Nez Perce Tribe Department of Law & Justice

The Nez Perce Tribe Department of Law & Justice is recruiting for: CHIEF OF POLICE/DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC SAFETY [HR-22-160] To supervise staff and provide management of the Nez Perce Tribal Police, and related law enforcement and emergency services. Responsible for staff planning, civil and criminal processes, training, equipment, supplies budget, policy, and reporting. Researches and formulates long range goals for the organization; develops policies and position papers and reports to the Law & Order Executive Officer (LOEO). This position is hired under contract with the Nez Perce Tribe. Requires one of the following: Master’s degree in Law Enforcement or closely related field with no less than seven (7) years of successful Law Enforcement experience including no less than four (4) years successful supervisory experience in a law enforcement agency; Bachelor’s degree in Law Enforcement or closely related field with no less than ten (10) years of increasingly responsible and successful Law Enforcement experience including no less than five (5) increasingly responsible and successful Law Enforcement experience including no less than five (5) years’ successfully supervisory experience in a law enforcement agency; Successful completion (2.5 gpa or higher) of at least two (2) years of post-secondary education preferably including courses in Law Enforcement or a closely related field, with no less than fifteen(15) years of increasingly responsible and successful Law Enforcement experience including no less than seven (7) years of successful supervisory experience in a law enforcement agency. Requires basic police officer course graduation for the Federal Law Enforcement Center (FLETC) or Indian Police Academy (IPA) or Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) from any state. Class/job description available at the NPT Human Resources Department. The Nez Perce Tribe is a drug free work environment, pre-employment drug testing required. Requires a valid driver’s license with the ability to be insured under the Tribe’s policy. Must provide a current driver’s license record (DLR) and any DLR from other state(s) where you have been licensed to drive in the last three (3) years. Open until filled. Mailing address P.O. Box 365, Lapwai, ID 83540. Phone: (208) 843-7332. Tribal preference applies. INCOMPLETE APPLICATION PACKETS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. http://www.nezperce.org/contact/employment/

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