DEPUTY SHERIFF II 5532
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
Under general supervision, an employee in this class oversees the work of Deputy Sheriffs I, or performs responsible duties in a specialized area. Supervision is given to Deputy Sheriffs I, and is received from superior officers through inspection and review of work performed. Does related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES
Supervises and evaluates on-the-job training of Deputy Sheriffs I;
Provides first line supervision of Deputy Sheriffs I and gives direction on various assignments and incidents while on patrol;
Maintains control of scenes, both criminal and non-criminal, involving Sheriff’s Office personnel;
Works closely with federal, state, city and local police authorities in the exchange of information and enforcement of law and order;
Conducts inspections of personnel, vehicles and equipment;
May conduct sales resulting from civil actions;
May lecture at schools and community organizations.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Good knowledge of Criminal, Civil and Vehicle and Traffic Laws; good knowledge of first aid methods; good knowledge of court procedures; skill in the use and care of firearms and emergency equipment; ability to act quickly and calmly in emergencies; ability to enforce the law with firmness, tact and impartiality; ability to plan, assign and supervise the work of others in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale; physical condition commensurate with the demands of this position.
Two (2) years of permanent competitive status as a Deputy Sheriff I.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT
Possession of a valid New York State driver's license at the time of appointment; appointees must maintain a valid license throughout their employment in this title.