The fundamental reason this position exists is to serve and protect the citizens of Montgomery County. The Major provides administrative assistance to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office’s upper management staff. Major work responsibilities include: developing short and long range strategic plans; developing/reviewing administrative documents; overseeing the technical and non-technical duties; overseeing the financial management for the MCSO; overseeing the purchase of goods and services; managing the training program; performing outreach, special events, and public relations activities; overseeing the archiving or warehousing of documents and materials, and performing a variety of administrative duties. Independent judgment and considerable discretion must be exercised in performing duties and making decisions. Considerable tact and firmness are required in dealing with the public. The Major classification reports to the Assistant Chief Deputy or Chief Deputy.
As of the closing date, all Deputy Sheriff Captains in the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office who have completed one year of service within the department as a Deputy Sheriff Captain dating from the day of their appointment to Captain are eligible to compete in the process.
Obtain a certificate in emergency communication district administration and maintain the certificate through continuing education.