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Chief of Police

Zuni, New Mexico

 

 

Pueblo of Zuni

1203 B HWY 53

P.O. Box 339

Zuni, NM 87327

Phone: 505-782-7085

Fax: 505-782-7209

E-mail: vipant@ashiwi.org
Website: www.ashiwi.org
 

 

Salary:

$22.56/hour - negotiable 

 

Population:

75,000

 

Sworn Officers:

17

 

Application Deadline: Open

 

 

 

Download Job Application (PDF Format)

 

 

 

General Definition:

 

Directs activities of the Police Department for the Zuni Tribe. Provides professional administrative or Business Administration and supervisory work of considerable difficulty in directing police work and the enforcement of law and order within the Zuni Reservation.

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

 

 

TRAINING & EXPERIENCE:

 

Bachelor's Degree in Police Science, Criminal Justice, Public Administration, or Business Administration and at least ten (10) years of work experience programs as a certified officer, including five (5) years in a supervisory position at the rank of captain or greater.

 

OR

 

Associate Degree in a related field and at least twelve (12) years of work experience in law enforcement, including five (5) years in a supervisory position at the rank of Captain or greater

 

OR

 

Any equivalent combination of work education, experience, and training which provides the required knowledge, skills & abilities.

 

LICENSES & CERTIFICATES:

  • Must possess  a valid State of New Mexico Driver's License convictions.

  • Must be State of New Mexico certified as a law enforcement officer.

SPECIAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

 

Must have a high degree of self-control in high stress situations.   Ability to lift heavy objects. Required to pass an annual medical examination and an annual physical work performance evaluation.  Due to access to confidential information, strict confidentiality of all information must be maintained at all times.  Subject to thorough background investigation and random drug tests.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:

  1. Considerable knowledge of law enforcement administration, principles, and practices of crime prevention and law enforcement activities.

  2. Good knowledge of federal and state criminal law and tribal laws relating to police operations.

  3. Ability to train and supervise employees.

  4. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively. 

  5. Ability to plan, organize and direct a program.

  6. Thorough knowledge of the incident management systems procedures.

  7. considerable knowledge of law enforcement records management. 

  8. Thorough knowledge of organizational leadership as it pertains to protective and emergency services. 

  9. Considerable ability to plan, direct and supervise personnel.

  10. Good knowledge of current information technology trends and practices relating to law enforcement and communications.

  11. Ability to write narrative reports.

  12. Ability to write budget and grant proposals. 

  13. Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with supervised staff, Tribal Employees, other agencies and the general public.

 

For a Full Position Description and Application:

 

The Personnel Department

P.O. Box 339

Zuni, NM, 87327

 

 

 

 

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