Montgomery City County Personnel

Deputy Sheriff Lieutenant (#CO0434)

Pay Grade


Nature of Work

The fundamental reason that this job exists is to protect and serve the citizens of Montgomery County while supervising a work group or special assignment.  An employee in this classification is assigned to function as a supervisor in one of Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office’s five divisions–Administrative, Investigations, Legal Services, Patrol,  or Training—or serves in a specialized assignment such as Internal Affairs.  Depending on assignment, the major areas of responsibility may include: preparing and administering work schedules; managing the physical operations of an assigned work group or assignment; developing and conducting training activities; monitoring and improving assigned work group or assignment; supervising staff; performing technical and non-technical law enforcement duties related to assignment; conducting various types of investigations; participating in criminal prosecution; coordinating activities with other groups or agencies; interacting with citizens in the community; performing administrative duties; and performing outreach, special events, and public relations activities. Independent judgment and considerable discretion must be exercised in determining facts, interpreting the law, and making decisions concerning law enforcement and emergency situations. Considerable tact and firmness are required in dealing with the public.  The employee is subject to the usual hazards of law enforcement work. Lieutenants typically report to a Captain or Major.

Minimum Qualifications

As of the test date, all deputy sheriff sergeants in the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office who have completed one year of service within the department as a deputy sheriff sergeant dating from the day of their appointment to sergeant are eligible to compete in the process.

CLASS: CO0434; EST: ; REV: 6/13/2019;