DEPUTY SHERIFF SERGEANT (CIVIL) 40960

(Competitive)


DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS


The work involves responsibility for supervising activities and carrying out the function of the Sheriff's Department - Civil Division. Under the supervision of a Deputy Sheriff Lieutenant (Civil), or higher ranking officer, an employee in this class is responsible for the daily activities of assigned Deputy Sheriff- Civil officers in performing work associated with the Division; involving the assignment of days work; training of staff; evaluating the work product and performing work activities found within the Deputy Sheriff (Civil) class. Work assignments are received orally or in writing from a superior, allowing for some leeway in prioritizing and insuring completion of assignments. Work is reviewed through the submission of reports and/or by conference. Supervision is exercised over a small number of sworn subordinates and clerical support staff. Does related work as required.



TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES


Transmits orders to Deputy Sheriffs-Civil and clerical support personnel, personally or by telephone, radio, computer or in writing.

Checks subordinates in the performance of their duties making suggestions for better execution of work assignments.

Evaluates subordinate work activity, discussing and requiring change where indicated.

Reviews reports submitted by subordinates.

Makes a daily report of activities encountered.

May serve and enforce Civil Mandates of the Courts.

Conducts the sale of real and personal property, including motor vehicles.

Insures that records of actions are current and retrievable in the record file system; accounts for fines and monies collected as part of doing business.

Operates a department motor vehicle and communicates using mobile and portable radios.

May perform all duties of subordinate officers.



FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS


Good knowledge of the New York State Civil Practice Law and Rules, related Laws and Code of Ethics.

Good knowledge of current procedures and practices used in enforcement of Civil Process.

Skill and proficiency in the use of departmental issued firearms.

Ability to use a computer.

Ability to supervise subordinates in a manner conducive to full performance and high moral.

Ability to establish and maintain a harmonious effective working relationship with governmental agencies, officials, and the general public.

Ability to read and interpret a variety of legal documents.

Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS


Three (3) years of permanent competitive class status in the title of Deputy Sheriff (Civil).


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