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Security Guard

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Job Description

Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla Indians

Job Description

For Posting Purposes Only

Job Title: Security Guard

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Salary: $24.84


Under the direction of the Safety and Security Director (“Director”), this position performs a variety of duties related to protecting the Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla Indians Tribe’s (“Tribe”) assets, premises, such as Tribal members, personnel, guests, vendors and contractors from a variety of hazards by enforcing preventative measures, by maintaining a high-visibility presence to deter illegal and inappropriate actions, looking for signs of crime or other hazards, taking action to minimize damage, and reporting any incidents to the Director and/or emergency services, as appropriate.


  • Patrol assigned areas or location on the day swing or midnight shift on foot or vehicular as assigned.
  • Monitor and authorize entrance and departure of employees, visitors, and other persons to guard against theft and maintain security of premises.
  • Patrol tribal facilities to ensure property and persons are secure and safe from hazards.
  • Secures all tribal premises and persons by patrolling property; monitoring surveillance equipment; inspecting buildings, equipment, and access situations.
  • Detect and report or correct unsecured areas and facilities at all times.
  • Communicate with Tribal community, personnel and representatives regarding security-related concerns and issues.
  • Completes reports by recording observations, information, occurrences, and surveillance activities; interviewing witnesses; obtaining needed
  • Drive and maintain a patrol vehicle, if assigned.
  • Maintain a variety of records related to field activities and prepare incident reports in accordance with department policy.
  • Provide assistance to all visitors, including A’Avutem (Tribal Seniors).
  • Attend emergency disaster preparedness training and public education activities.
  • Assist Tribal Emergency Response Manager in inspecting facilities and equipment such as the emergency response command mobile unit, to ensure operational and functional capabilities in emergency situations.
  • Act as the first responder for Community Emergency Response Team (CERT).




    Perform related duties as assigned

      QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.



      • General investigation and law enforcement practices.
      • Government laws and ordinances related to theft, arson, vandalism, malicious mischief and trespassing.
      • Record-keeping and reporting techniques.
      • Oral and written communication skills.
      • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
      • Skills in conflict resolution and de-escalation tactics.


      • Operate a motor vehicle safely and defensively.
      • Observe, detect and deter improper behavior and unlawful activities.
      • Respond to disturbances and emergency situations calmly and rationally.
      • Effectively communicate.
      • Work with people from diverse cultures, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds and must always maintain cultural sensitivity.


      Any combination equivalent to: high school graduate or equivalent and 1 (one) year experience in security or related field.


        • Prior to hiring and continuously throughout employment, must possess a valid California Class C Driver’s License and maintain insurability under the Tribe’s vehicle insurance policy.
        • BSIS Security Guard Card
        • Community Emergency Response Team Certification (CERT) and/or obtainable.
        • Prior to hiring and throughout employment, must possess a valid California Class C Driver’s License and maintain insurability under the Tribe’s vehicle insurance policy.
        • This position has duties and responsibilities that require regular contact with or control over Indian children and is therefore subject to the background investigative process to comply with P.L. 101-630.

        PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

        • Hearing and speaking to exchange information.
        • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard.
        • Seeing to read a variety of materials.
        • Sitting, standing and walking under extreme conditions.

        WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

        • Potential physical hazards involved in intervening in anti-social, illegal and violent behavior.
        • Contact with dissatisfied or abusive individuals.
        • Extreme weather and hazmat conditions.

        TMDCI Member/Indian Preference Policy:

        Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in pursuant to the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (24 U.S.C. 450, et seq.), 25 CFR 271.44 and other relevant laws (title 25, U.S. code, Section 472 & 473); in addition to the Tribe’s Tribal Employment Rights Ordinance (TERO). Tribal Member given preference must be qualified.

        Notice of Drug Free Workplace Act Requirements:

        The Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla Indians are required to implement the Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988 (41 U.S.C. §741 ). As such, it is unlawful for employees to manufacture, distribute, dispense, possess, or use a controlled substance on the job site. Employees that are reasonably suspected of violating this Act may be subject to drug testing as a condition of employment. A drug screening test will be given to all applicants prior to employment.

        All work performed under this job classification is in support of essential governmental functions of the Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla Indians.

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