Chief of Police

Hoopa Valley Tribe
Hoopa, CA Full-time
Posted on September 20, 2019

Vacant Position

The Hoopa Valley Tribe is accepting applications to fill the vacant position: Chief of Police, Hoopa Tribal Police Department, Regular, Full-Time.

Salary: DOQ.

This position is located on the Hoopa Valley Indian Reservation, in Humboldt County, California. The Hoopa Valley Tribe is seeking an individual to serve as Chief of Police (COP) for the Hoopa Tribal Police Department. The COP will be responsible for the operation and administration of the Department, and day to day supervision of those employees assigned including certified tribal police officers, dispatchers, and administrative staff.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must possess a High School Diploma or GED.
  • Must be over 25 years of age and in good physical and mental health.
  • Must be a graduate of a State or federally recognized police academy, and possess an active P.O.S.T certificate.
  • Possess a minimum of five (5) years' experience enforcing state and/or Tribal laws, and a minimum of five (5) years supervisory experience of law enforcement personnel required. Must possess a supervisory officer course certificate.
  • Bachelor's degree from four-year College or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. In accordance with 25 CFR, Offices must have successfully completed a basic law enforcement training course prescribed by the Director and prescribed supplemental and in-service training courses, or in accordance with P.O.S.T. Standards.
  • Must have a valid CA Driver's License and be insurable.
  • Must pass a full law enforcement background investigation in compliance with P.O.S.T. Standards, conducted by the Tribe's Human Resources Department. No Felony or Domestic Violence Convictions.

Deadline to apply: October 18, 2019.

This position is classified as safety-sensitive. 

The Tribe's Alcohol & Drug Policy and TERO Ordinance Apply.