DEPUTY SHERIFF CHIEF (CIVIL) 40955
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
The work involves responsibility for the administration and operation of the Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office Civil Division, as well as performing a variety of fiscal and budgeting functions as assigned. An employee in this class oversees the planning, organizing, coordinating, motivating and controlling directing of Civil Division personnel engaged in the Civil function, as assigned. Work is performed with considerable independence in implementing and carrying out assigned duties. Assignments are received from the Sheriff or Undersheriff and reviewed through conferences. Supervision is exercised over sworn officers of various ranks and civilian clerical and support personnel as necessary. Does related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES
Administers the work activities involved in the daily functioning of the Civil Division, including all assigned personnel.
Responsible for the Sheriff's Office finance and budget responsibilities.
Manages the Human Resources function of the Sheriff's Office.
Acts as the Sheriff's Office liaison to collective bargaining groups, as assigned by the Sheriff, to include assisting in solving work-related disputes, managing the grievance process, and participating in negotiations as assigned.
Manages the Sheriff's Office Information Technology section.
Responsible for grant administration which includes preparation, coordination and liaison with potential funding agencies.
Responsible for the Sheriff's Office risk management program.
Directs activities of subordinates and formulates policies, procedures and rules.
Consults and coordinates with the County Attorney's Office on interpretation of the Law, and contracts.
Participates in Sheriff's Department Executive Committee.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration, organization, effective management of personnel and work process.
Ability to recognize situations of potential liability and construct processes to avoid them .
Ability to prepare, understand and interpret written material.
Ability to establish and maintain harmonious and effective working relationships within the Sheriff's Office and with external organizations and the public.
Excellent communication skills.
A. Graduation with a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college university or one accredited by the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees and five (5) years of professional level experience, or its part time equivalent, in a management capacity in the law enforcement or public safety field which included responsibility for program administration; or,
B. Nine (9) years of professional level experience, or its part time equivalent, in a management capacity in the law enforcement or public safety field which included responsibility for program administration.
05/2019 Date Revised