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Tribal Marshal/Probation Officer

Company: Cocopah Indian Tribe
Location: Somerton
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Summary Under the direction and supervision of Court Service Coordinator and Chief Judge. The Cocopah Probation Officer/Tribal Marshal will be responsible for serving court orders, subpoenas, summons or warrants and transportation of inmates to and from court or medical facilities. The Probation Officer/Tribal Marshal is also responsible for the safety and maintaining order within the tribal court. Work is subject to odd hours of work and on-call status. The Cocopah Probation/Tribal Marshal Officer will monitor and supervise adults and juvenile sentenced to probation, conducts pre-sentence, pre-dispositional and pre-petition investigations, files and down loads written reports with recommendations to the Court and serves notices of hearings to individuals and other. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Provides services to judicial and/or government officials as designated. Regulate & control the policing of the courtroom. Responsible for the transportation of prisoners and maintaining security or control of inmates appearing before Tribal Court. Responsible for the transportation and security of inmates who must receive medical treatment outside of a detention facility Enforce all rules & regulation of the Tribal Court. Locates persons to be served by using telephone directories, State, County, City or Public records and serves or delivers documents as necessary. Testifies in court to present evidence or testify against persons accused of criminal activity. Cooperate with Federal, State and local jurisdictions in the apprehension and detention of wanted persons with other agencies where law enforcement activities are involved. Maintains positive relations with community members and agencies by educating and informing on crime prevention and related issues. Serves court papers, warrants, or subpoenas as required. Maintains appropriate documentation on incidences as required by policies and procedures. Generates reports as required by immediate supervisor. Attends training classes and seminars on court security, techniques, safety, first aid, marksmanship, and related law enforcement activity. Communicates with local, state, regional and outside agencies and assists as needed with approval of supervisor, if time allows. Contributes to a team effort and accomplishes related results as required with court staff. Provides information to visitors, the general public and community members on Criminal Law on the Cocopah Indian reservation. Provides written and verbal reports to supervisory personnel. To create positive community relations. Other duties and unscheduled work hours may be assigned by supervisor. (example: transports to detentions facilities) Conduct intake of persons ordered by court to probation. Maintain all records of adults and juveniles placed on probation. Explain conditions, terms, restrictions and required reporting to individuals on probation. Daily checks on arrests through the in and out bookings to ensure no probationers have been arrested. Schedule office, home and other visits at intake and determine frequency of reporting and noncompliance of individuals on probation. File motions with the Court to revoke, modify terms or discharge individuals placed on probation. Conduct investigations on adult and juvenile offenders and file written reports with recommendations to the Court. Makes written referrals to other providers identified as necessary or ordered. Complete monthly reports on vehicle usage and individuals on probation. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of law enforcement and public relations activities. Knowledge of the Cocopah Nation geography and road locations. Knowledgeable of Cocopah Tribe/Native American customs and traditions. Knowledge of Tribal, State and Federal criminal justice systems. Knowledgeable of the purpose of probation as applied for juvenile and adult offenders. Ability to give and receive orders, follow instructions in verbal and written format. Ability to work as a team member in a structured working environment. Ability to comprehend, retain and recall factual information, and learn and apply acquired skills and techniques to the performance of assignment duties. Ability to protect the public in the court and enforce the laws with due regard for the rights and safety of individuals, preservation of property, and maintenance of good community and interpersonal relationships in compliance with established laws, policies, procedures and regulations. Ability to integrate training, experience and common sense sufficient to identify potential dangerous situations, make effective logical decisions and exercise the appropriate measure of tact or force to resolve the situation with minimum injury to self or other persons or minimum damage to property involved. 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. 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 oral presentations and response to questions. Ability to work with juvenile offenders and adults convicted of crimes. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective and cooperative working relationships with the Cocopah Indian Community, other interested parties and the public. Maintain the ability to work hours deemed necessary by Clerk of the Court and/or Court Judge (morning, swing or graveyard, holidays and weekends). Qualifications Meet requirements set forth by the Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Council. Meet Bureau of Indian Affairs Law Enforcement Standards and obtain S.L.E.C Current First Aid and CPR certification may be obtained after hire. Must have basic computer knowledge preferably with Windows and Word Applications. Testing may be required. Dependable, stable and emotionally mature. Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license. Successfully pass an oral board, background investigation, to include a polygraph, fingerprint check and medical exams. Must be at least 21 years of age. Must never have been convicted of a felony or have been convicted of a misdemeanour within a period of three (3) years preceding application or never been convicted of an act of domestic violence involving a weapon or serious injury. No DUI's or major traffic offenses within the past five (5) years and required to pass a physical examination. Must be willing to sign a confidentiality statement upon hire Education and/or Experience Associates degree in related field is preferred, completion of trade school, professional or technical certification, specialized training 6-months specialized work experience, 3-years work experience in related field Experience in law enforcement or corrections practices or procedures is preferred. Great Fringe Benefits (Full-time Positions) Medical, Dental, Vision, Life/AD&D Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, 401K Plan with Employer Match, Ancillary Benefits (AFLAC, VTL) NATIVE AMERICAN AND CURRENT EMPLOYEE EMPLOYMENT PREFERENCE POLICIES ARE APPLICABLE TO ALL POSITIONS. MUST BE ABLE TO PASS PRE-EMPLOYMENT AND ON-GOING RANDOM DRUG/ALCOHOL TESTS. Disclaimer: There are suitability standards that all applicants must meet in order to obtain employment with Cocopah Casino and the Cocopah Indian Tribe. Applicants who have felonies, warrants, outstanding tickets, and misdemeanors for shoplifting, weapons, theft or numerous drug convictions will not be eligible for employment. AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER The Cocopah Indian Tribe is a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination employer. All employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. The opening and closings of these positions are subject to change upon the need of each department. For more information please contact Cocopah Human Resources at .

Keywords: Cocopah Indian Tribe, Yuma , Tribal Marshal/Probation Officer, Other , Somerton, Arizona

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