Community Service Officer

Position Title: Community Service Officer
Location: OSG/Tribal Police
Reports to: Deputy Chief of Police
Opening Date: August 29, 2017
Closing Date: September 14, 2017

Any individual who receives an offer of employment or will receive a payroll check are required to submit to a drug and alcohol test as a condition of obtaining employment.
Mille Lacs Band Member/American Indian preference applies

The Community Service Officer (CSO) supports the Tribal Enforcement Officers as a non-sworn officer and/or an animal control officer, under the supervision of the Deputy Chief of Police. The CSO patrols the reservation providing basic security while, at the same time, acting as a source of information and basic assistance to the police. As an animal control officer the CSO enforces regulations governing domestic animals, provides humane treatment for domestic and wild animals injured or in situations hazardous to their welfare, and provides information and educational materials to the public.

• High school diploma or equivalent is required.
• Must have knowledge of proper and safe techniques for impounding, caring for, and disposing of and handling of unwanted animals.
• Valid Minnesota driver’s license and good driving record with the ability to be insured under the Mille Lacs Band Drivers Insurance policy.
• Experience in dealing effectively with the public.
• Training or experience in security/law enforcement is desired.
• Training or experience in dealing with animals is preferred.
• Safe operation and proper care of a vehicle in routine patrol situations.
• Effective basic public relations skills.
• Communication skills (oral and written).
• Basic security patrol procedures.
• The law related to use of reservation facilities.
• Ability to work weekends and occasional weekday evening hours.
• Ability to work in a positive manner with the public in a variety of situations.
• Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with reservation staff and other agencies.
• Ability to use sound judgment in a variety of job related circumstances.
• Ability to safely operate and maintain a vehicle as required.
• Compliance with the Band’s Drug and Alcohol Policy.
• Mille Lacs Band member/American Indian preference.
• Unblemished background record.
• Must sign a confidentiality agreement form.

• Patrols reservation land providing basic security and assisting law enforcement as needed.
• Enforces reservation-related ordinances and rules.
• Provides information to the public as needed.
• Provides transportation for cooperative prisoners to the Detox center, juvenile detention, and County jail while assisting a Police Officer.
• Provide proper and safe techniques for impounding, caring for and disposing of and handling of unwanted animals.
• Will assist the School officials with various in-school programs.
• Will coordinate and publicize a variety of programs including child safety programs and other public safety related programs.
• General clerical duties as required, such as typing, filing, writing receipts for money received, destruction of files as authorized by law;
• Performs other duties as assigned.

• Working conditions may vary on a day-to-day basis.
• There is a modest threat of personal danger or risk as the position works with irate people including the criminal elements of the community as well as dangerous animals.
• Nature of work is such that incumbent may experience intermittent periods of moderate stress.
• Hours are typically 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., but some extra hours may be required from time to time. May also involve some evening or weekend work, depending on activities with the Tribal Law Enforcement.
• Some local travel is required, travel out of state is not required.

Submit resume, cover letter, and employment application to:
Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe
Employment Coordinator
43408 Oodena Dr.
Onamia, MN 56359
Fax # (320) 532-7492
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