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Tribal, 2 Kwaaypaay Court, El Cajon, California, United States of America Req #13931
Friday, November 3, 2023
The ancestors of the Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation existed many centuries ago as a community of people…a Tribe living together, farming, hunting and fishing to survive.

Much has changed since that time.  Today the Sycuan Tribe governs its Reservation, owns and operates a Casino and a Golf Resort, and owns a number of other business ventures in the San Diego Region.   

One attribute that remains unchanged, however, is Sycuan's sense of community.  Sycuan is more than just a business.  Sycuan is a community of people working together toward a common goal.  Whether you work in our state-of-the-art  Casino, our beautiful Resort, or become a staff member in our Tribal Government division, you will be part of the Sycuan family.

Job Purpose: Protects and serves residents, visitors, and employees on the Sycuan Indian Reservation.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

(Note: Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted, or changed at the sole discretion of Sycuan Management at any time)

  1. Protects reservation residents, visitors, employees and property by patrolling the reservation, responding to service calls and alarms (fire, burglary, panic), traffic collisions, and criminal activity in progress; enforcing federal and state criminal codes and tribal ordinances; assisting injured and sick individuals; assisting motorists; securing buildings and property; escorting money and persons as needed; and assisting other agencies as requested. - 60%
  2. Conducts preliminary investigations by responding to calls of criminal activity and accidents; documenting facts and observations according to established procedures, interviewing victims, suspects and witnesses, generating investigative reports; maintaining crime scenes as needed; and directing traffic when appropriate. - 30%
  3. Serves the community by proactively policing reservation, building rapport with residents, visitors and employees; developing crime prevention strategies for recommendation to the Tribal Police Chief; initiating crime prevention activities; and participating in efforts to educate the general public in crime deterrence and prevention strategies. - 10%

Job Specifications:

Education and Experience:


  • U.S. Citizen or a permanent resident alien applied and eligible for citizenship
  • Minimum 21 years of age at time of application
  • California drivers license in good standing
  • No felony convictions
  • No misdemeanor convictions which would restrict ability to carry a firearm
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.       
  • California P.O.S.T. Basic Academy Certificate


  • Work experience with an accredited California law enforcement agency
  • College coursework in criminal justice

Skills and Knowledge:


  • Ability to demonstrate self-restraint in challenging and/or difficult situations
  • Ability to effectively communicate with a diverse population
  • Ability to analyze options and choose appropriate course of action
  • Excellent English written composition skills
  • Ability to gather data and information and prepare accurate written reports
  • Working knowledge of investigative techniques and evidence preservation
  • Ability to accept constructive criticism
  • Ability to maintain professionalism and composure
  • Ability to understand and follow verbal directives and written directions
  • Word processing skills
  • Ability to successfully complete an annual physical agilities test


  • Bilingual - English/Spanish

Supervisory/Managerial Accountability:

Direct:          None

Indirect:        None

If you enjoy being part of a community dedicated to creating a memorable guest experience, we invite you to explore career opportunities with Sycuan and join our winning team!

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  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • Tribal, 2 Kwaaypaay Court, El Cajon, California, United States of America