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Corrections Officer

CONFEDERATED TRIBES OF THE COLVLLE RESERVATION   Nespelem, WA   Full-time     Law Enforcement / Security
Posted on November 8, 2021

The Colville Confederated Tribes Public Safety Division is recruiting for the following position located in Nespelem, WA:

Corrections Officer

$20.80-$24.08-DOE

• High School Diploma or GED

• Must be 18 years of age for Corrections Officer

• U.S. Citizen

• Must pass a background investigation

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Requires working knowledge of constitutional and statutory laws governing law corrections, security and control procedures.
  • Requires knowledge of facility standardized rules and procedures and to abide by the Department’s polices and display high moral character with a commitment to the agency mission.
  • Requires knowledge of reservation lifestyle, culture and customs.
  • Requires knowledge of computers and associated software.
  • Requires well-developed human relations skill to resolve conflict and to work with disturbed or angry, or emotional individuals and groups and cooperate with a work team.
  • Requires sufficient language and writing skill to prepare reports.
  • Requires sufficient math skills to records measurements, sums, and readings.
  • Requires skilled ability in communicating effectively in person, on the phone, in written format and write clear; concise reports.
  • Requires the ability to successfully complete the Indian Policy Academy, Corrections Officer Training Program within the probationary period of employment.
  • Requires the ability to obtain Law Enforcement Commission after successful completion of Academy.
  • Requires the ability to pass an extensive Tribal, State and Federal Criminal History Background Inquiry;’ Fingerprinted.
  • Requires the ability to maintain STRICT confidentiality standards and be willing to sign a confidentiality agreement for the Program.
  • Requires the ability to retain qualifications with a firearm, rifle, shotgun, Taser, etc., and maintain throughout employment.
  • Requires the ability to work/drive in adverse weather conditions.
  • Requires the ability to work shift hours including evenings, weekends, and holidays, and be subject to call in on short notice.
  • Requires the ability to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time.
  • Requires the ability to respond appropriately in emergency situations.
  • Requires the ability to maintain professional and positive work attitude and appropriate conduct with co-workers, supervisors, other agencies, and the general public.
  • Requires the physical ability to disassembling, reassembling, loading, firing, and performing malfunctions drills with a revolver, semi-automatic pistol, and shotgun.
  • Requires the physical ability to handcuff and restrain resisting suspects.
  • Requires the physical ability to give loud verbal and hand signal commands that be understood at 50 yards.
  • Requires the physical ability to stand, walk, sprint, lay down, roll-over, and jumping on verbal commands, without hesitation, or assistance.
  • Requires the physical ability to pick up, carry and drag 100 pounds of dead weight over 25 yards.
  • Requires the physical ability to use chemical dispensing weapons on command.
  • Requires the physical ability to accurately and consistently following verbal, written, and hand signal commands, without hesitation, or assistance.
  • Requires the physical ability to quickly close large, heavy doors.
  • Requires the physical ability to run up and down two (2) flights of stairs.