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Attention: Monroe County full-time employees will receive a  $1,000 quarterly retention payment each quarter in 2024! Apply today - another great reason to join the Monroe County workforce!

Location: Rochester, NY
Title: Undersheriff
Deadline: Until Filled
Salary: $125,842 - $159,252 annually
Agency/Dept.: Sheriff's Office

Description of Duties

This position is responsible for the overall administration of the daily operations of the divisions within all bureaus of the Monroe County Sheriff's Office which include the Police Bureau, Jail Bureau, Civil Bureau and Court Security. The Undersheriff receives general supervision from the Sheriff and provides general supervision to the Chief Deputy Sheriff, Jail Superintendent, Deputy Sheriff Supervisor (Civil), Court Security Supervisor and division Majors. Must be available during all shifts to respond to emergency situations. The Undersheriff serves at the pleasure of the Sheriff.

Minimum Qualifications

PURSUANT TO SECTION 211 of the New York State Retirement and Social Security Law, The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a recruitment effort for the position of Undersheriff. We are canvassing to see if there are any interested non-retirees who would meet the minimum qualifications of the Sheriff.

Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Police Science or closely related field plus ten (10) years of law enforcement experience that includes a minimum of three (3) years in a supervisory capacity as a Civil Service Captain or higher within a New York law enforcement agency.  The required experience must include managing the daily activities of a police officer work force of not less than 150.  Candidates must have experience in developing budgets, minority recruitment, collective bargaining, labor relations, investigating complaints against personnel, evaluating performance, counseling and discipline of police officers in a department of at least 500 sworn officers.  Must have a background which includes experience and supervision in the area of communications, criminal investigations, road patrol and road patrol supervision.

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