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Chief of Police, Sac and Fox Police Department

The Sac and Fox Nation has an immediate full time opening for the Police Chief position. This position is typically filled by appointment every 3 years. The Police Chief reports directly to the Tribal Council. Under the direct supervision of the Tribal Council, the police chief plans, directs and participates in the activities of the Police Department. This employee is responsible for the enforcement of laws and the protection of life and property on land within the jurisdiction of the Sac and Fox Nation.  The police chief holds an important administrative post involving immediate responsibility for the development and administration of a complete program of public law enforcement.  This position has complete internal control in the administration of the department and total responsibility for the supervision of all department personnel.

TYPE:  Full Time

SALARY:  $40,000 to $55,000 depending upon experience and depending upon funding availability.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

Police Chief Position Requirements: (Request full Job Description to see greater detail.)  Requirements include but not limited to: More than three years of  law enforcement  experience.   Employee  is expected  to  have acquired the necessary information and skills to perform the job as expected by the Tribal Council; failure to meet this criteria within one year of initial hiring, may lead to termination of  employment  within the discretion of  the Tribal  Council.  Technical degree or some college credit preferred.  KLETC Certification or equivalent mandatory.  General knowledge of law enforcement techniques, computer applications preferred and emergency medical technology. Ability to operate communication equipment, computers, weapons, radar units, and emergency vehicle equipment. Understanding concepts of jurisdiction in Indian country is essential.  Limited supervision is provided. Job related decisions are reviewed through contact with the Tribal Council. Employee has supervisory responsibilities over subordinate personnel. The Police Chief shall undergo an extensive criminal and civil background check as required under Public Law 101-630, 25 CFR §63, Public Law 101-647, 45 CFR §1301, 25 CFR Part 1. Must live within a 60 minute response time from the Police Department.

OBTAINING AN APPLICATION: 

Application form and more complete job description can be picked up at the Sac and Fox Tribal Administrative Office, 305 North Main Street,  Reserve, KS 66434 or requested via phone at (785) 742-7471 Ext 2500 or via email cdougherty@sacandfoxcasino.com.

To apply submit a cover letter, resume and application form to Sac and Fox Nation of Missouri  at 305 North Main St.,  Reserve, KS 66434 or email to cdougherty@sacandfoxcasino.com  as soon as practical.  Position open until filled

CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled