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Police Officer
Position Title: Police Officer
Reports to: Police Sergeant
Department: Law Enforcement
Rate of Pay: G8
Wage Classification: Non-Exempt
Performs law enforcement and crime prevention services to maintain a safe and secure
community for Seminole Nation residents.
 Enforces the Seminole Nation Law and Order Code, charges and books arrested
person, or issues citations when appropriate and completes necessary paperwork.
 Patrols tribal roads and state highways within the boundaries of the Reservation to
enforce traffic laws and assist motorists in distress.
 Responds to complaints from Seminole Nation residents and investigates criminal or
civil misdemeanors, traffic accidents involving personal injury, property damage,
vandalism, and burglary.
 Provides security and law enforcement for tribal activities.
 Determines whether there is probable cause for arrest at domestic disturbances.
 Interrogates victims, witnesses, and suspects.
 Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with co-workers, tribal
administrators, and the general public.
 Secures, documents, and examines crime scenes and gathers, preserves and
processes evidence.
 Assists Bureau of Indian Affairs and other federal, tribal and state law enforcement
officers in investigating federal or state offenses occurring on the Seminole Nation
 Observes and reports conditions conducive to crime or which might endanger public
 Acts as a team member with others on tactical operations with other on and off
reservation programs that serve Seminole Nation Reservation residents that may
include search and rescue groups, HAZMAT situations, and fires.
 Works in cooperation with the Seminole Emergency Medical Technician Program
and administers first aide or renders interim emergency care when necessary.
 Transports violators to and from court, rehabilitation sites or jail facilities. Serves
court papers, warrants, or subpoenas as required.
 Works various shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays.
Approved by SN HR 3/8/2023
 Provides verbal testimony, service warrants, and police reports, as requested by the
Seminole Tribal Court and other tribal, federal, and state courts.
 Assists citizen groups, tribal programs, and other programs serving the Seminole
Nation to implement crime and delinquency prevention or public awareness/public
safety programs through presentations at community meetings, departmental
meetings or with public and private groups.
 Attends routine and specialized training classes and seminars of law enforcement
methods and techniques for a minimum of 40 hours annual in-service sessions.
 Perform other duties as assigned.
• High School Diploma/GED
• Must be 21 years old
• Duly commissioned officer
• Valid Oklahoma driver’s license with ability to meet Seminole Nation liability
insurance requirements and maintain eligibility for insurance.
• Must be able to pass Federal background check, with NO prior convictions of any
felonies or crime of moral turpitude.
• Must be able to comply with the Seminole Nation Drug Free Workplace policies.
• Must have fingerprinting completed prior to employment.
 Knowledge of relevant laws, regulations and rules pertaining to law enforcement
and the Seminole Nation.
 Knowledge of current law enforcement principles, practices, methods, and
 Knowledge of the Seminole Nation reservation including paved and unpaved roads,
highways, streets and locations.
 Knowledge of interviewing and interrogation techniques.
 Knowledge of crime scene management and preliminary investigation procedures.
 Knowledge of and sensitivity to tribal customs and beliefs.
 Skill in the safe and effective operation and maintenance of law enforcement
 Skill in the safe operation and handling of motor vehicles.
 Ability to maintain confidentiality and use discretion when dealing with sensitive
 Ability to drive police vehicle in all weather conditions.
 Ability to use personal protective tools including handgun, mace, baton and cuffs.
 Ability to use Sleuth software.
 Ability to use police radio.
 Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
 Ability to successfully complete an approved Basic Police FTO Training Course
within required time limits.
 Ability to work various duty shifts, including holidays, weekends, evenings, and
overtime as needed to train new cadets and lateral officers.
 Ability to make decisions quickly, analyze data, draw logical conclusions and make
sound decisions.
Approved by SN HR 3/8/2023
 Ability to demonstrate moral character, honesty, tact, fairness, lack of prejudice and
desire to help when dealing with people.
 Ability to accept the dangers and stresses, regimentation, discipline and time
demands of FTO police work.
 Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associate
personnel and the public.
 Ability to prepare accurate, complete and legible reports and present detailed,
accurate and objective verbal presentations and response to questions to include all
daily observation report.
 Ability to meet the highest standards of professional conduct and ethics, and to
maintain those same high standards.
 Walking, running, lifting and climbing during efforts to catch or subdue hostile
individuals; good reflexes of the arms and hands in order to draw and shoot firearms
quickly and accurately.
 Situations will occur where prolonged sitting, driving, walking, or waiting is
 Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision,
peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.
 Position requires frequent lifting of up to 75 lbs.
• Work is performed in a typical interior/office and outdoor environment or vehicle.
• Exposure to natural weather conditions and various dusts and mists will occur.
• Possible exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals, flames or burning items.
• Exposure to hazardous, uncontrollable and life threatening situations will occur.
• Evening, weekend, and holiday work will be required and must be on call for
• Noise level is usually moderate to high.
Disclaimer: This job description may not be inclusive of all assigned duties,
responsibilities, or aspects of the job described, and may be amended at any time at the
sole discretion of the Employer.
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