Salary: $51.10-$62.38 hourly / $8,887-$10,850 monthly / Range:
DEFINITION: Under general direction, supervises the
investigative, patrol, corrections and administrative activities of
a division within the Sheriff's Department; applies law enforcement
techniques for effective law enforcement, crime prevention,
investigations and jail operations; supervises division personnel;
and performs related duties as required.
DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: This is an upper management level
class in the Sheriff's Department. Incumbents direct a division of
the department and are expected to have advanced knowledge of
departmental and general law enforcement policies and procedures and
extensive managerial and administrative ability. This class differs
from the Chief Deputy Sheriff in that the latter has authority over
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
1. Plans, assigns, reviews and evaluates the work of assigned law
enforcement, corrections, administrative and clerical personnel;
identifies law enforcement and administrative needs and sets goals
to meet them; develops schedules and coordinates activities with
staff to insure effective operational policies and procedures;
coordinates work flow and solves related problems; supervises,
trains, evaluates and disciplines staff.
2. Plans and implements law enforcement and administrative programs
and operating policies and procedures; participates in law
enforcement deployment planning; develops strategic plans related to
the prevention and investigation of crime, protection of life and
property, care and custody of prisoners, and communications;
utilizes sound law enforcement deployment practices in maintaining
law and order and in responding to emergency situations.
3. Administers, controls and monitors budget for division; prepares
budget requests; prepares fiscal and statistical reports.
4. Writes reports and orders; issues verbal and written directives
for department policies and procedures and actions; corresponds with
the public and other agencies.
5. Develops and maintains effective relations with other agencies
and the public.
1. Two years of experience performing duties equivalent to the class
of Sheriff's Lieutenant and: possession of a P.O.S.T. management
certificate, or completion of 15 semester or equivalent quarter
units from an accredited college in a subject closely related to the
duties of a Commander in a law enforcement agency; or,
2. a combination of training, education, and experience that is
equivalent to the employment standard listed above and that provides
the required knowledge and abilities.
Additional Qualifications: U.S Citizenship and possession of a valid
California Class C Driver's License are required. Must meet criteria
for section 832 of the California Penal Code and section 1031 of the
California Government Code.
Knowledge of: principles and practices of modern law enforcement,
such as correctional management, investigations and patrol practices
and effective deployment and utilization methods; laws and
regulations which affect the operations of a Sheriff's Department,
including case law related to investigations, patrol, administrative
and criminal law; principles and practices of budget administration;
public personnel management and supervisory principles and
practices; law enforcement safety equipment and standards.
Ability to: learn and apply the administrative code; learn jail
operations; identify and solve management and administrative
problems; develop and coordinate budgets; plan, prioritize and
coordinate and supervise the work of a division; develop and
implement long range emergency plans; act decisively in emergency
situations and adopt a proper course of action; analyze crime
patterns and develop crime reduction methods; write, review and
analyze reports; speak effectively to groups; establish and maintain
cooperative relations with colleagues, other County staff, and the
public; resolve conflicts with tact and diplomacy; use firearms,
radios and physical restraint devices; understand, interpret and
explain laws, regulations and policies governing law enforcement
operations; communicate effectively both verbally and in writing;
effectively delegate responsibility and authority to others; project
consequences of decisions; interpret administrative direction and
incorporate it into operational policies and procedures.