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SALARY:                                $27.21 – Benefits

 LOCATION:                          Belcourt Law Enforcement

CLASSIFICATION:               Full-Time Regular

SUPERVISION:                     Chief of Police

 OPENING DATE:                  May 30, 2023

CLOSING DATE:                   June 12, 2023


  •  Child Protection Investigator will complete an assessment on all reports of child abuse/neglect and take corrective and protective action in incidents where abuse or neglect is substantiated.
  • Child Protection Investigator will assess, screen, evaluate and investigate each individual case and assess as accurately as possible the contributing factors leading to the problems and attempt to motivate the families to correct the negative factors to strengthen their family unit.
  • Child Protection Investigator will handle situation of abuse/neglect in a professional and confidential manner.
  • Child Protection Investigator will promote prevention and intervention of child abuse/neglect situations.
  • Child Protection Investigator will prepare written reports of incident and provide narratives of all services provided to families.
  • Child Protection Investigator will work closely with law enforcement and any other outside agency that is appropriate.
  • Child Protection Investigator will testify in all court proceedings as required.(Tribal, Federal and State Courts)
  • Child Protection Investigator will provide assistance to Native American Families on the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Reservation and assist families with working with any other agencies and public welfare programs in assisting families to take advantage of local, state and federal social service programs, enabling native families to receive the services available to all citizens.
  • Child Protections Investigator will maintain a cooperative agreement with other Social Services Agencies in providing related services to families.
  • Child Protection Investigator will maintain a child protection investigation system which documents the works of the CPS cases with individual case plans for the protections, care and supervision of children in their homes, foster homes or institutional placements.
  • Child Protection Investigators will conduct drug testing on individuals as necessary.
  • Child Protection Investigators will handle all agency information in a professional and confidential manner.
  • Child Protection Investigator will be on a rotating on-call schedule after hours.
  • Any Other job related duties assigned by the Director.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work and must complete process of obtaining their license through the State of North Dakota, or Bachelor’s Degree in related field ( Psychology, Sociology, Criminal Justice) with at least 3 years of Case Management experience, or Peace Officer Certification with at least 5 years of Investigative Work. ,
  • Employees under this grant must abide by the Bureau of Indian Affairs Law Enforcement Policy such as the Code of Conduct, Firearms qualifications, Physical Exercise Testing, Annual Medical Examination, and so forth and so on.
  • Must be willing to attend Criminal Investigation School of training (even with prior Law Enforcement Training).
  • Must pass pre-screening test prior to being recommended to the Council for hire.
  • Must complete and pass a Background Check (County, Tribal and Child Protection).
  • Must have valid Driver’s License and Proof of Current Vehicle Insurance in applicant’s name.
  • Must pass drug test upon selection and random drug testing.
  • Must maintain confidentiality at all times.

 How to apply:         (Submit completed application to):


Personnel Department

Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa

P.O. Box 900

Belcourt, ND 58316


 For more information please contact Elaine Nadeau, Lori Monette, or Jarvis Decoteau at 701-477-2600.

 The Human Resource Staff will not be responsible for incomplete applications

 Indian Preference Statement

Candidates for employment or career advances shall be hired, trained, and promoted without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age or personal, political or religious beliefs.  However, preference shall be given in hiring in the following order between equally qualified candidates who are:


  1. Enrolled Member Veteran (10 points to be given to enrolled member veterans in screening process as follow: (see definitions)
  2. Enrolled member
  3. Other Tribal Member veterans
  4. Other Tribal Members


Veteran Preference

Veterans and eligible spouses of deceased will receive special consideration for initial appointments for all positions being filled by the TMBCI.  The intent of this policy is to promote and bring deserved services and benefits to our veterans for the personal sacrifices they have made.  To be considered for a preferential treatment under this policy, candidate(s) must submit copies of verification documents to Personnel Office along with the employment application for eligibility determination purposes.  An acceptable verification document is the discharge of transfer report form DD214.


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