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					                                    YUROK TRIBE-JOB DESCRIPTION
                                  COPS Meth Prevention Program Specialist

Job Title:           COPS Meth Prevention Program                      Job Grade    7
                     Specialist
Department           Public Safety                                  Klamath,
                                                                       Location
                                                                    Weitchpec
Reports To:     Chief of Police                         FLSA Status Non-Exempt
           ALL HIRING IS SUBJECT TO THE YUROK TRIBE’S HIRING PREFERENCE
Salary Range                               $18.59 - $24.16

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the supervision of the Public Safety Chief of Police, the Specialist will implement all
aspects of the COPS Methamphetamine Project program goals and objectives.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Development and coordination of innovative strategies to promote the prevention of Meth
    abuse on the Yurok Reservation.
2. Oversee and assist in the development of culturally relevant Meth-related educational
    materials designed for local schools, community members and community activities.
3. Assist consultant in the preparation of baseline criteria, problem assessment, and
    evaluation of program accomplishments.
4. Help create or research pre- and post-program evaluation surveys, parent surveys, and
    other evaluative material for documentation of program accomplishments.
5. Attends department meetings and other required meetings and trainings as needed to
    engage the community and outside agencies in Meth prevention among tribal members and
    the surrounding community.
6. Develop and coordinate monthly community and agency meetings to promote Meth
    awareness and prevention.
7. Assist staff in the development of investigative tools and officer safety measures as defined
    in the approved goals and objectives.
8. Develop materials for schools and community education meetings. Coordinate
    presentation and distribution of materials.
9. Assist in the coordination of monthly community and agency meetings to promote Meth
    awareness and prevention.
10. Develop and strengthen partnerships between businesses, schools, community members,
    and Council for the elimination of Meth abuse on the Yurok Reservation.
11. Assist in the development of innovative strategies to promote the prevention of Meth
    abuse on the Yurok Reservation.
12. Assist in maintaining records and information on project activities. Assist in the compilation
    of monthly and quarterly reports to the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community
    Oriented Policing Services and other program information as needed.
2009 wage
HR/PS revision: 8/6/09
Admin Cmte. Review: _X__MT __X__RS __X__DT __X__SL
8/11/09                                                                                 -1–
10/01/09 COLA
Admin Cmte. Review: __X___TO __X___(PAR) JG __X___DT __X___CL 3/1/11
Revised: 08/24/12
                                    YUROK TRIBE-JOB DESCRIPTION
                                  COPS Meth Prevention Program Specialist

13. Attends department meetings and other required meetings and trainings as needed to
    engage the community and outside agencies in Meth prevention among tribal members and
    the surrounding community.
14. Assist law enforcement in developing investigative data for crime solving.
15. Acts as a technical resource in assisting users to resolve problems with equipment and data;
    staffs a centralized help desk to facilitate exchange of information and advice; implements
    solutions or notifies outsource providers as required.
16. Performs other duties of a similar nature as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Not a supervisory position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

1.  Must have proficient computer skills.
2.  Use initiative and independent judgment within established guidelines and procedures.
3.  Ability to organize own work, setting priorities and meeting critical time deadlines.
4.  Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers, superiors, the general public,
    representative of public and private organizations and others sufficient to exchange or
    convey information including teaching and/or public presentations.
5. The ability to explain technical concepts and procedures to non-technical users.
6. Ability to work with all phases of community in a confidential, non-judgmental manner.
7. All applicants are subject to the Tribe’s Drug and Alcohol Free Work Place Policy including
    pre-employment drug screening.
8. Valid state issued driver’s license and/or the ability to obtain a California or Oregon driver’s
    license. Must be insurable on the Tribe’s insurance policy.
9. Qualified Indian preference will apply.
10. THIS POSITION REQUIRES COMPLIANCE WITH THE INDIAN CHILD PROTECTION and
    FAMILY VIOLENCE PREVENTION ACT PUBLIC LAW 101-630; 25 CODE of FEDERAL
    REGULATIONS PART 63-INDIAN CHILD PROTECTION and FAMILY VIOLENCE PREVENTION;
    CRIME CONTROL ACT OF 1990, EMPLOYEE BACKGROUND CHECKS; and EXECUTIVE ORDER
    12968, ADJUDICATIVE GUIDELINES.

EDUCATION/ EXPERIENCE:

Associate degree and one year work experience in the field of social work, prevention,
education, health & human services or law enforcement is desirable.

Progressively responsible work experience in a similar occupation and a high school diploma or
equivalent may be substituted for the educational requirement and at least 2 years work

2009 wage
HR/PS revision: 8/6/09
Admin Cmte. Review: _X__MT __X__RS __X__DT __X__SL
8/11/09                                                                                  -2–
10/01/09 COLA
Admin Cmte. Review: __X___TO __X___(PAR) JG __X___DT __X___CL 3/1/11
Revised: 08/24/12
                                    YUROK TRIBE-JOB DESCRIPTION
                                  COPS Meth Prevention Program Specialist

experience required in related field, (public presentations, working with organizations
concerned with drug abuse awareness/prevention and rehabilitation; etc.)

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Must have the ability to read, write and comprehend simple instructions, short
correspondence, and memos. With ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and
small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
Knowledge of Yurok language is preferred but not required.
REASONING ABILITY:
Apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral and/or
diagram form. With ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in
standardized situations. Must have the ability to understand and follow both oral and written
guidelines.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, stand and
use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to set, reach with
hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, talk and hear. The employee
must occasionally lift and/or move 50 to 100 pounds and possess other physical fitness
requirements necessary to perform the responsibilities of the job.
VISION REQUIREMENTS:
     Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)
     Color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)
     Depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial
        relationships)
     Ability to adjust focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus)


I,                                     (print name), acknowledge receiving a copy of this job
description. I also understand that, as an employee, I am expected to perform my assigned
duties, to read and abide by all Yurok policies and procedures; personnel, vehicle usage,
procurement, etc. I understand that any violations of all established policies and procedures
may lead to disciplinary measures, up to and including termination.



Employee Signature                                        Date         Employee #



Supervisor Signature                                                   Date


2009 wage
HR/PS revision: 8/6/09
Admin Cmte. Review: _X__MT __X__RS __X__DT __X__SL
8/11/09                                                                               -3–
10/01/09 COLA
Admin Cmte. Review: __X___TO __X___(PAR) JG __X___DT __X___CL 3/1/11
Revised: 08/24/12

				
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