Administrative Sergeant

Job Closing: Feb 2, 2018

Division:  Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police   

Job Code:  33-1012.5   

Status:  Permanent, full-time  

Summary:  The Uniformed Administrative Sergeant position is a senior position requiring extensive experience within a police department.  The Administrative Sergeant reports directly to the Uniform Lieutenant and is responsible for administrative duties within the department.  The Administrative Sergeant frequently meets with the command staff of the department and keeps the Police Chief informed of matters pertaining to the administration of the department. The Administrative Sergeant receives assignments from the Uniform Lieutenant.

The duties also include insuring adherence to contracts made with the Federal, State and local governments.  Work is performed in accordance with Federal, State laws and Tribal rules, regulations and policies.  The Administrative Sergeant is responsible for the complete, accurate and timely submission of all administrative reports.

The Administrative Sergeant's duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Informing the Uniform Lieutenant of all matters relating to the administration of the department.
  • Provide leadership in absence of Department Administration Staff and personnel as required.
  • Maintain all citations issued by the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police.
  • Court Prosecutor for the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Traffic Court.
  • Review and adherence to the Stone Garden Grant. Must maintain all Stone Garden Reports via Max.Gov website. Must maintain contact with USBP at Massena and attend monthly sector meetings.
  • Assist and Monitor the BIA Indian Highway Safety Traffic Grant.
  • Maintain records of all training attended by members of the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police Department.
  • Maintain Records of all issued equipment by the department.
  • Maintain all Uniform Crime Reports (UCR) to the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
  • Provide detailed statistical analysis to the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police Commission.
  • Insuring that all supplies used by the department are maintained.
  • Coordinate work with local, State and Federal courts.
  • Review calls for service.
  • Administer records pertaining to department facilities, vehicles and equipment and officer’s uniforms.
  • Oversee all issues regarding the use of IMPACT for the department. Will act as the contact point for any support issues or needs pertaining to the administration of the IMPACT systems RMS. This includes overseeing VCAD.
  • Agency TAC for E-justice. Train portal users, weekly validations, review inbox daily, delete or forward pertinent information to officers. Certify portal users, Register users, deactivate users, conduct self and issued audits.
  • Franklin County Traffic Safety Board Liaison.
  • Maintain and create templates for forms needed by the department.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: May supervise in the absence of a Patrol Sergeant in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable Tribal rules. Responsibilities may include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining; addressing complaints and resolving problems within the squad.

Qualification Requirements: To perform this job, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty successfully.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Ability to multi-task. Ability to use Microsoft Office Programs (Word and Excel). Must be able to communicate and coordinate with outside law enforcement agencies and non-governmental agencies. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:  New York State Police Appointment, Certificate from DCJS accredited police academy. Must be a Police officer with at least five years of patrol experience.

Demonstrated supervisory experience relating to supervision of a Native American Law Enforcement agency together with; training or equivalent combination of education and experience.

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES: Strong oral and written Communication skills required in connection with the following:

  • Through knowledge of principles and practices of modern police administration and police methods
  • Through knowledge of State Statutes and codes, Federal guidelines and protocols, local ordinances relating to law enforcement as well as Tribal Rules and Regulations.
  • Experienced in the use of computers and standard office software.
  • Assist in the development of proper training and instructional procedures.
  • Prepare and present concise and meaningful oral and written material relating to the activities, performance and supervision of the department
  • Create and maintain effective working relationships with subordinated, Town officials, department heads, State and Federal authorities and Tribal and civic leaders.

REASONING ABILITY:  Possess the ability to solve practical problems and work with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

Must be at least 18 years of age, have and maintain a valid driver’s license with a clean drivers abstract in accordance with the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Fleet Policy.

Applicants must submit letter of interest, resume, supporting documents (certificates, degrees, licenses) and proof of native preference eligibility (Tribal Identification Card or Status Card or letter) by email to or by mail to Human Resources, Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, 412 State Route 37, Akwesasne, NY 13655. Due to our network security, we are unable to open hyperlinks.  Applicants will need to attach their documents as PDF or WORD files if emailing. Applicants must clearly outline that they meet the qualification requirements on their resume.


The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe strives to be an equal opportunity employer dedicated to the policy of nondiscrimination based on race, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, physical disability, veteran status or any other non-job related factor. Among qualified applicants, the SRMT will give preference to the qualified native applicant.


The successful applicant for employment must submit to and pass a drug test for illegal substances prior to employment being confirmed.


Some positions require candidate(s) to successfully pass a criminal background check prior to beginning employment, used solely for employment related purposes.


A list of qualified candidates is created from interviews that may be used to appoint individuals to similar positions within the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe for a period of six months.


Testing in the applicable skills may be required as part of the interview process.