Employment Listings: Police Officer

Police Officer
Department: Alabama-Coushatta Police Department
City/State: Livingston
Type: Full Time
Relocation:
Contact Name: Karen Williams
Contact Email: personnel@actribe.org
Date Posted: Feb 15, 2022

The Police Officer is responsible for the enforcement of Federal, State, and

Tribal statutes within the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas boundaries

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND SPECIFIC DUTIES:

• Responds promptly and safely to calls for service from the Communications

Section, either as primary or secondary unit.

Protects citizens, employees, property, and visitors from criminal offenses.

Patrols community corridor, including bordering areas as assigned.

Patrols all Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas owned facilities and other

properties as assigned.

Initiates actions to safely facilitate traffic mobility, such as directing traffic or

removing road hazards.

Apprehends persons committing offenses associated with calls for service or

investigations conducted.

Conducts preliminary investigations of offenses committed within the AlabamaCoushatta Tribe of Texas boundaries.

Maintains evidence chain of custody pursuant to the arrest and processing of

offenders.

Ensures that all documentation is completed for the arrest and processing of

offenders.

Develops good working relationships with county, municipal, state and federal

law enforcement agencies.

Patrols as assigned and renders assistance to motorists with minor accidents

by moving vehicles that can be driven.

Requests services of wreckers as required and/or moves vehicles off roadway.

Renders aid and remains on scene at accidents to maintain safety of motorists

and others until appropriate response units arrive.

Uses computers and appropriate software to enter daily activity data and

prepare reports.

May be required to work split shifts.

Performs other duties as assigned.

• Must possess and maintain physical strength, agility, and stamina to

perform essential job functions

• Must be able, but not limited to, lifting, dragging, and carrying persons or

objects up to 50 lbs. with occasional lifting of 110-150 lbs.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

• Applicant must be 21 years of age or older;

• Applicant must have a high school diploma or GED;

• Applicant must be a United States citizen;

• Applicant must have a current Texas Commission on Law Enforcement

(TCOLE) certification as a Texas Peace Officer;

• Applicant must pass a detailed background check with a favorable

adjudication;

• Applicant must be able to maintain and/or obtain additional certifications or

licenses as required by position.

• Applicant must have a valid Texas Driver's License.

SCOPE AND ACCOUNTABILITY:

First line supervision has the greatest impact on the day-to-day attitude and moral

of line personnel. Good communication and interpersonal skills assures that line

personnel not only adequately perform but also display a demeanor that reflects

well on the Tribe.

Insurance

Sick Leave

Vacation

Pension

FICA

Worker's Comp