Under the general direction of a Ranger Sergeant, the Ranger is expected to perform public safety services, crime prevention duties, and provide appropriate emergency assistance for the Pechanga Indian Reservation and its residents, Government Facilities/staff, and the Band’s business interests.

• Rangers are first responders to any calls for service or on site observation requiring public safety intervention to keep the peace or prevent criminal activity and/or violations of Pechanga Tribal Ordinances from occurring.
• Rangers conduct investigations and write reports of alleged misconduct, criminal activity, traffic accidents, etc.
• Rangers enforce Tribal ordinances for Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians.
• Rangers respond to calls for medical aid to ensure the scene is safe for fire and paramedics arrival.
• Rangers staff various stationary posts, provide traffic/crowd control, conduct foot patrols of Government facilities and provide law enforcement services for special events sponsored by the Tribal Government and the Casino, when required.
• Rangers regularly conduct routine patrols throughout the Pechanga reservation, including governmental buildings, remote areas, and other properties owned by the Pechanga Band.
• Rangers respond to security alarm activations throughout the reservation properties
• Rangers handle all animal control violations and investigate animal related incidents that occur on the reservation.
• Depending on experience, Rangers may be placed on special assignment (i.e. investigation, court services and programs).
• Must work in partnership with Pechanga Resort & Casino DPS and outside law enforcement agencies
• Must effectively use two-way radio devices and various computer software programs
• Participates in job related training and courses to maintain skills, knowledge and abilities necessary to perform duties.
• Must maintain the appropriate physical condition to fulfill all duties as assigned.
• Must be willing to participate in the planning and implementation of various crime prevention and public relations programs in the community at large.
• Must be willing to handle, capture, relocate and/or kennel various animals/snakes. (Training will be provided.).
• Must be able to obtain a California Concealed Weapons Permit.
• Must adhere to all policies and procedures of the Pechanga Tribal Government.

• High school graduate or GED equivalent required.
• At least two years or more experience working as a first responder in a law enforcement or security related environment preferred.
• Must be in good physical and mental health to meet all the demands of the position.
• Must be 21 years of age.
• Must possess a valid driver’s license and maintain a driving record acceptable to the tribe’s vehicle insurance provider.
• Must be familiar with Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, and feel comfortable with working on other computer related programs.
• Peace Officer Standard Training (POST) Academy Graduate Certificate, BIA Special Law Enforcement Commission Certificate (SLEC), or similar law enforcement training related certification preferred.
• Must have current P.C. 832 training certificate, both classroom and firearms through an accredited/recognized training facility.
• Must obtain a guard card and firearms permit from the state of California as an armed security officer from the Bureau of Security and Investigative Services prior to employment.
• Must have no record of felony arrests or convictions. No DUI, alcohol or drug related offenses within the last year.
• Must be able to prove eligibility to work in the United States.
• Must have strong written and oral communication skills.
• Must be flexible to work any shift.
• Must be available to attend training scheduled to achieve and maintain department performance standards.
• This position must comply with the Pechanga Tribal Government’s Drug-Free Workplace Policy. This includes: pre-employment testing, post-accident or injury, and random testing.
• Must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation.

The Pechanga Band offers a comprehensive and competitive benefit package for all full-time employees. Benefits include the following:
• Paid Time Off – Vacation, Sick and Holiday pay
• Retirement – 401(k) retirement plan with a generous employer match
• Health & Wellness Coverage – Medical, dental and vision coverage
• Life and Long Term Disability – $25,000 employer paid life and Long Term Disability
• Flexible Spending Accounts – Healthcare and Dependent care reimbursement accounts
• Supplemental Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
• Supplemental Coverage – Disability, Accident, Cancer, Life, and Hospital Confinement
• Legal Shield and Identity Shield
• Pet Insurance
• Education Reimbursement Opportunities – For pre-approved specific, job related education
• Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – Face-to-face counseling, Legal assistance, Financial assistance, ID recovery, Tobacco cessation, Dependent care and Daily living resources, and Crisis consultation

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About Pechanga Tribal Government

Complete Job Descriptions and Applications are located at:


Direct link to open positions and application: https://www.pechanga-nsn.gov/index.php/contact/employment

Send Application and Resume to:
Fax: 951-587-2209

Hiring Preference: The Pechanga Tribal Government is an equal opportunity employer.  Consistent with federal law, the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians applies Indian preference in employment.  It is the policy of the Pechanga Tribal Government to give preference in hiring, promotions, and transfers into vacant positions to qualified applicants in the following order: 1) Pechanga Tribal Members; 2) Pechanga Tribal Member Spouses; 3) non-member American Indians.  Drug Testing: The Pechanga Tribal Government is a drug-free workplace.  All employees are subject to drug testing.  Background Investigation: All candidates and employees may be subject to a background investigation.