Village Public Safety Officer
Tanana Chiefs Conference - Fairbanks, Alaska
November 23, 2020
Request More Information Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2020 Salary Information Entry Level: $Yes hourly Academy Graduate: $Yes annual Lateral Transfer: $Yes annual Job Description
TANANA CHIEFS CONFERENCE
Job Title: Village Public Safety Officer
Oracle Job Name: 145.Village Public Safety Officer.00.NEX
Tanana Chiefs Conference
122 First Ave.
Fairbanks, AK 99701
Department: Tribal Development
Supervisor: Village Tribal Council (to be announced) and
Status: Full-time; Regular
Job Summary : Job incumbent will carry out public safety/first responder duties in the rural villages within the Tanana Chiefs region. The incumbent will perform the following first responder functions: enforce laws, provide emergency medical response, provide fire protection services, organize and conduct search and rescue operations, monitor public safety, animal control, emergency response and preparedness, public safety education and community policing. VPSO duties will vary from village to village.
Adhere to the TCC Cheghwtsen model of service and guiding principle which requires providing timely and effective service along with the ability to interact with others in a way that inspires trust and demonstrates respect, compassion and empathy.
Essential Functions: This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbent(s).
Representative Duties: Under the general supervision of the VPSO Coordinator, Council and the Alaska State Troopers, job incumbent will perform the following public safety services:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Supervision: This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
Physical demands: Incumbent must be able to work long hours, travel and live in remote areas. Incumbent will be exposed to certain conditions including but not limited to: travel by small aircraft, vehicle, boat and snow machine, lack of running water, poor heat, sleeping on floors, and exposed to adverse weather conditions. Excellent health and physical condition are necessary due to the physical demands of the job. Patrolling may be done on foot. VPSOs may escort prisoners, or other individuals of need to treatment facilities as directed by the Alaska State Troopers or medical provider. Passing a pre-hire physical fitness test which includes a set repetition of at least 14 push-ups (untimed), 20 sit-ups in one minute, and the ability to run 1.5 miles in 16:32 minutes or less will be required of the incumbent. Prior to attending the academy, incumbent will need to meet the Village Public Safety Officer Certification Standard listed about under Minimum Qualifications.
Summation : Incumbent must be able to pass background investigation, done by the Alaska State Troopers. Upon hire, incumbent will be in six month probationary status. Successfully complete VPSO Academy training, post-hire, and attend regional or other trainings, when scheduled.
Job ID: 290051200