Under immediate to general supervision, performs law enforcement work in monitoring gaming operations and conducting investigations for the Tribal Gaming Commission.
Required: Associates degree from an accredited college or vocational school in police science, law enforcement, criminal justice administration, or a closely related field and two (2) years of law enforcement experience is required. Experience as a law enforcement officer may be used to substitute for school requirements on a 4 to 1 ratio (4 years’ experience for each 1 year of school). A total of 10 years’ experience as a law enforcement officer meets all education and experience required to apply.
Special Requirements: A valid Washington State driver’s license is required at the time of appointment or at a time set by the Tribe. Graduation from the Washington State Basic Law Enforcement Training Academy or equivalent is required at the time of appointment. Incumbents must be able to pass a background investigation; meet the criteria for a gaming license and pass a drug and alcohol test.
Skill in: Communicating effectively in writing and verbally.
Knowledge of: Basic human behavior and interpersonal relationships; Basic law enforcement principles, procedures, techniques, and equipment; Basic legal process; Defensive tactics including use of non-lethal weapons such as chemical mace/CHP stun.
Ability to: Read and learn applicable laws, rules and regulations; Learn investigative techniques, principles and procedures; Learn the operation of gaming establishments; Learn how to recognize serious and/or emergency situations, quickly analyze the options and take appropriate action; Learn casino games and the methods used to cheat games and devices; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with diverse groups; Following verbal and written instructions; Deal with the public tactfully and effectively; Use and operate radio, handcuffs and applicable equipment; Operate a personal computer and applicable software and office equipment.
The working conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this class/job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; and occasionally use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to sit, talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions and is exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.