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  • Tsuut'ina
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Tsuut'ina Conservation Department

JOB DESCRIPTION
A Tsuut’ina Nation Range Patrol Person will act on the behalf of the Nation to patrol all lands and boundaries of the Tsuut’ina Nation. The Range Patrol will record and report all questionable activities to the Tsuut’ina Police Services and Tsuut’ina Lands Department. It is also understood that the Tsuut’ina Range Patrol personnel do not have the authority to detain or search any person and personal property. But will have the authority to record and report all questionable activities to proper authorities. This working relationship will be coordinated with Tsuut’ina Nation Police Chief as well as the Tsuut’ina Nation Conservation Manager.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:
• All Tsuut’ina Nation Range Patrol Personnel will work under the Tsuut’ina Conservation Office and are under contract
• Time cards will be handed in on the Monday before payday Friday
• Each Patrol Personnel will be given an area of the Tsuut’ina Nation Lands to patrol, but may overlap from time-to-time.
• At no time will the Tsuut’ina Nation Patrol Personnel put him/herself in any danger that they feel will cause injury or damage to themselves or personal property.
• All Tsuut’ina Nation Patrol Personnel will at all times when on-duty carry the contact number of the Tsuut’ina Nation Police Services as well as the Tsuut’ina Conservation Department
• If patrolling an area of concern, a message must be left with the Conservation Office and/or other Patrol Personnel on-duty
• All reporting will be done on a daily basis with the location(s) and time(s)
• A regular 35 hour week can spread out over a 7 day week for a total of 70 hours every two weeks (Overtime will not be paid)
• Reporting will include but not limited to the following:
o Trespassing
o Acts of vandalism
o Illegal hunting from Non-Nation members
o Illegal dumping
o Any logging, gravel excavating or material removal without approval
o Any tree removal or tree cutting from a Non-Nation member
o Impaired drivers
o Wildlife concerns
o Damaged property and/or any downed fence lines and signs
o Livestock and dogs
o Any other questionable acts or concerns
• Ability to deal effectively with all segments in general public in stressful situations requiring tact and diplomacy
• Ability to react quickly and effectively in emergency situations
• Walk extensively and perform outdoor duties under various work and climatic conditions; as well must understand and follow oral and written instructions

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Must be a Tsuut’ina Nation Citizen
• Valid Class 5 Driver’s License
• Reliable Vehicle
• Bear Awareness Certificate
• Any combination of training, education, and experience equivalent to graduation from high school of GED
• Public contact experience preferably security, or ranger area
• Must have First Aid basic training
• Develop & maintain contact with a network of informants
• Must have hearing in both ears
• Must have good eyesight (be able to see very long distances)
• Must be physically fit
• Skill in patrol procedures
• Ability to radio Tsuut’ina Police Services, as well as Tsuut’ina Fire Emergency Services