DEPUTY SHERIFF CHIEF (ADMINISTRATION) 40995

(Exempt PJC)

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS


The work involves responsibility for performing a variety of administrative and managerial functions in the operation of the Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office. An employee in this class provides assistance in coordinatinges and directs the development and administration of policies and procedures in the areas of records management, supply and services, fleet operations and community relations. personnel, human resource management, Office-wide training and risk management, and acts as the liaison to all collective bargaining and represented employees and their unions. 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 staff, and support personnel as necessary. Does related work as required.


TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES


Acts as the Duty Commander responsible for all operations as scheduled.

Manages the human resources division of the Sheriff's Office.

Manages the Sheriff's Office Staff Development division, which provides training for all members of the agency.

Manages the Records Management Section.

Manages Supervises the Supply and Services Section.

Acts as the Office liaison in all collective bargaining activities including, but not limited to, assisting in solving work-related disputes, managing the grievance process, and participating in negotiations as directed.

Develops plans, procedures and methods for various administrative responsibilities within the Office.

Assists the Sheriff's Office in program development, which requires preplanning and coordination with Unit members and other County and municipal agencies.

Responsible for the Office's risk management program.

Oversees the Community Relations Section.

Manages all fleet operations for the Office.

Oversees the Sheriff's Office Awards Committee.

Directs the activities of subordinates.

Formulates policies, procedures and rules.


FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS


Thorough knowledge of modern law enforcement administrative practices and methods.

Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration, organization, effective management of personnel and work process.

Thorough knowledge of the operations of the Sheriff's Office.

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 Office, and with external organizations and the public.

Ability to annually qualify with firearms as necessary.

Must maintain physical condition required for law enforcement work, as necessary.

Excellent communication skills.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

None.



05/2019 Date of Original Composition