DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: Work involves responsibility for supervising the operation of the Road Patrol, a major division of the Sheriff's Department. Responsibilities include supervising work, directing activities of sergeants assigned to their division, and ensuring that all enforceable laws and orders are carried out. This is a position at the second level of authority in the Sheriff’s Department. Work is performed as directed by the Sheriff and/or other higher level Sheriff’s Department staff, with wide leeway allowed for the use of independent judgment in carrying out the details. 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 KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of law enforcement administration; 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 geography of the County; thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of supervision; good knowledge of the operation of radio, teletype and other equipment assigned to the department; ability to communicate ideas clearly; ability to understand and follow complex oral and written directions; ability to organize and conduct training activities; willingness to accept responsibility and make decisions; sound judgment; tact.
Three (3) years experience as a Deputy Sheriff Sergeant, Senior Criminal Investigator, or equivalent deemed comparable by the Personnel Director.
Possession of an appropriate New York State driver’s license at time of appointment.
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Non-Competitive Class [County Sheriff’s Dept]