*APPLICANTS MUST BE RESIDENTS OF PUTNAM COUNTY, NY*
The Putnam County Sheriff's Department is seeking qualified applicants for the Exempt Jurisdictional Class position of Undersheriff. The Undersheriff serves at the pleasure of the Sheriff. This work involves responsibility to act for and in place of the Sheriff during his absence or inability to act as provided for by New York State Law. Otherwise, the Undersheriff serves as second-in-command of the department, including Corrections, and performs duties and assignments as assigned by the Sheriff.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Comprehensive knowledge of the rules, regulations and requirements of the Correction Law governing the treatment of inmates, safety and security of the facility and department employees; comprehensive knowledge of modern principles and practices of police and criminal investigative techniques; thorough knowledge of the New York State Penal Law, Criminal Procedure Law, Vehicle and Traffic Law and to local laws, ordinance and regulations pertaining to police activities; thorough knowledge of the problems of correction facility inmate supervision; thorough knowledge of the principles, practices and methods utilized in police investigative activities; thorough knowledge of the use of weapons and their capabilities; thorough knowledge of the budget process as it relates to support personnel and equipment needs for a security facility and road patrol program; thorough knowledge of what constitutes evidence and how to safeguard and process it; thorough knowledge of legal terminology encountered in police work; good powers of observation; ability to plan and supervise the work of others engaged in corrections and police work; ability to read, understand and interpret written material; ability to deal courteously yet firmly with the public; skill in the use of firearms.
THIS POSITION IS CLASSIFIED AS EXEMPT UNDER NEW YORK STATE CIVIL SERVICE LAW. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS ARE DETERMINED BY THE COUNTY SHERIFF.
SUGGESTED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from high school or possession of a comparable diploma and ten (10) years law enforcement or corrections experience, five (5) years of which have been in a high-level supervisory capacity.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Applicants must be residents of Putnam County, New York.
SCHEDULE: Full-Time, Monday-Friday, On-Call
SALARY RANGE: $120,000.00 - $140,000.00 per year
Applications and resumes may be submitted to the Putnam County Personnel Department by mail or email:
Putnam County Personnel Department
110 Old Route 6, Bldg 3
Carmel NY, 10512
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