DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is an important law enforcement position involving supervision and administration of police activities according to established procedures and policies. Responsibilities include assigning duties to Police Officers, evaluating their work performance, and instructing them in new and approved police methods. Work is performed under direct supervision of the Chief. 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 modern principles and practices of police work; thorough knowledge of New York State Penal Code, Code of Criminal Procedure, Vehicle and Traffic Law, and all local laws, ordinances and regulations pertaining to police work; thorough knowledge of the geography of the area; ability to lead and supervise subordinate officers; familiarity with the operation of radio equipment; ability to deal courteously but firmly with the public; good judgment and observation; excellent moral character and integrity; tact.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Two (2) years permanent competitive class status as a Police Sergeant.
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