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DV/SA Police Officer

Gardnerville, United States

Position Title

DV/SA Police Officer

Job Type

Full-Time

Classification

Non-Exempt

Grade

NE13 (21.72 - 30.41)

Department

Law Enforcement

Supervisor

Position Summary

Incumbent ensures safety, security, and the preservation of life and property by maintaining law and order and enforcing Domestic Violence laws and ordinances. Maintains confidentiality of all privileged information.
Minimum Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or GED. Must be 21 years of age.

  • Must possess and maintain a valid California or Nevada driver’s license or capable of obtaining one within thirty-days (30) of employment.

  • Must be able to be insurable by the Tribe’s Driving Policy.

  • Must be Nevada Peace Officers Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) certified. No felony convictions. No misdemeanor convictions related to Domestic Violence or moral turpitude. No DUI convictions within seven (7) years.

  • Must be able to successfully pass a medical examination, physical fitness test, pre-employment drug/alcohol screen, psychological evaluation, voice stress analysis and background investigation.

  • Must be able to successfully pass department firearms qualifications courses.

  • Preference given to Qualified Native American Indians.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Protects life and property of community members and others.

  • Enforces rules, regulations, ordinances, codes and laws as set forth in the Washoe Tribe Law and Order Code, State of Nevada and the Federal Rules and Regulation Act within the jurisdiction of Washoe Tribal lands.

  • Interviews persons with complaints or inquiries and directs them to proper authorities if needed.

  • Interviews victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, stalking and dating violence to determine their need for services in cooperation with domestic violence advocates

  • Offers response and first line defense for Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault (DV/SA) advocates when they are called to respond to a complaint

  • Conducts preliminary investigations, gathers evidence, obtains witnesses, and makes arrests as required by applicable laws related to domestic violence and sexual assault.

  • Testifies in court to present evidence or testify against people accused of criminal activity.

  • Prepares and presents legal documents for court proceedings as required.

  • Conducts investigations in domestic violence and sexual assault incidents as assigned.

  • Maintains positive relations with community members and agencies by educating and informing on Domestic Violence and related issues.

  • Maintains appropriate documentation on incidences as required by policies and procedures. Generates reports as needed.

  • Attends training classes and seminars on domestic violence, Sexual Assault, police methods, techniques, safety, first aide, marksmanship, and related law enforcement activity.

  • Keeps up with vehicle maintenance to include cleaning the interior and exterior of any assigned vehicle.

  • Communicates with local, state, regional, and outside agencies and assists as needed.

  • Contributes to a team effort and accomplishes related results as required.

  • Performs other duties as required.

Knowledge, Abilities, Skills, and Certifications
  • High School Diploma or GED. Must be 21 years of age.

  • Must possess and maintain a valid California or Nevada driver’s license or capable of obtaining one within thirty-days (30) of employment.

  • Must be able to be insurable by the Tribe’s Driving Policy.

  • Must be Nevada Peace Officers Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) certified. No felony convictions. No misdemeanor convictions related to Domestic Violence or moral turpitude. No DUI convictions within seven (7) years.

  • Must be able to successfully pass a medical examination, physical fitness test, pre-employment drug/alcohol screen, psychological evaluation, voice stress analysis and background investigation.

  • Must be able to successfully pass department firearms qualifications courses.

  • Preference given to Qualified Native American Indians.

Physical Demands
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.