DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: Work involves responsibility for assigning, inspecting and scheduling the work of Deputy Sheriffs on an assigned shift or within a unit, actively supervising performance and work duties of all Deputies as assigned. Additional duties and assignments, including extensive administrative responsibilities, may also be assigned. Work is performed in accordance with established laws, rules, regulations and procedures, under direct supervision of the Road Patrol Captain and general supervision of the Undersheriff. Performs related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative only)
When Assigned to Administrative Sergeant duties may also:
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 KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Good knowledge of modern principles, practices and techniques of law enforcement; good knowledge of the New York State Penal Law, Vehicle and Traffic Law, Criminal Procedures Law and other applicable laws, regulations and ordinances; good knowledge of the principles and practices of criminal investigations; good 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.
At least three (3) years full time permanent employment as a Deputy Sheriff (subsequent to successful completion of probationary term for Deputy Sheriff) with Putnam County Sheriff's Department.
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