DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: Work involves responsibility for serving as second in command and assisting the Road Patrol Captain with supervision of Road Patrol Division operations. Responsibilities include assigning and directing work and activities of deputy sheriffs in the Road Patrol Division through their sergeants using the chain of command. Additionally responsible for ensuring that all enforceable laws and orders are carried out, for evaluation of work performance, and for assisting with instruction, training and professional development. Work is performed in accordance with established policies and procedures, under direct supervision of the Road Patrol Captain. Performs related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative only)
Typical Work Activities are intended only as illustrations of possible types of work that might be appropriately assigned to an incumbent of this title. Work activities that do not appear above are not excluded as appropriate work assignments, as long as they can be reasonably understood to be within the logical limits of the job.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Thorough knowledge of principles, practices and techniques of law enforcement; thorough knowledge of the New York State Penal Law, Vehicle and Traffic Law, Criminal Procedures Law and other applicable laws, regulations and ordinances; thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of criminal investigations; thorough knowledge of the local geography; good knowledge of the principles and practices of supervision; good knowledge of the operation of radio equipment; skill in the use of firearms; skill in the use of special equipment including police radar and breathalyzers; skill in the operation of a patrol car; skill in the operation of personal and/or laptop computers; ability to apply first aid; ability to deal firmly yet courteously with the public; ability to follow and communicate written and oral directions; good powers of observation; sound judgment; integrity; tact.
Two (2) years permanent competitive class status as a Deputy Sheriff Sergeant, or equivalent deemed comparable by the Personnel Officer.
Possession of an appropriate valid driver license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State.
Donald B. Smith
County Government Campus
110 Old Route 6, Building 3
Carmel, NY 10512