DEPUTY SHERIFF III 5533
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
Under supervision, an employee in this class has charge of a small bureau or supervises a substantial number of Deputy Sheriffs I and II. The incumbent is responsible for monitoring the officers in their adherence to policy and regulation; supervision is received from a superior officer in the form of conferences, reports and observation of the work performed. Does related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES
Directs a small bureau of the Sheriff's Office or supervises a substantial number of Deputy Sheriffs;
Oversees the assignment of officers on a daily basis;
Maintains accurate records and helps prepare reports on the operation of the bureau;
Investigates and resolves complaints regarding activities of the bureau;
Contacts and corresponds with associated agencies, attorneys and the public concerning activities of the bureau;
Conducts real property sales;
May lecture at schools and community organizations;
Explains Sheriff's Office policies and methods to the general public.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Thorough knowledge of Criminal, Civil and Vehicle and Traffic Laws; thorough knowledge of the operation of all divisions of the Sheriff's Office; ability to deal courteously but firmly with the public; ability to act quickly and calmly in emergencies; ability to keep accurate records and make written and oral reports; 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 the position.
Two (2) years of permanent competitive status as a Deputy Sheriff II.
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.