Apply as a Transfer/Demotion applicant

$52.70-$70.37 hourly / $9,134.00-$12,197.00 monthly / $109,616.00-$146,369.60 yearly


Under general direction, to plan, organize, direct and coordinate the central administrative functions, fiscal operations, program support, management information systems, data processing support activities, performs a variety of professional and administrative functions, and can be assigned program oversight in the Sheriff’s Department.; and to perform other duties as required.

Distinguishing Characteristics

This is a single position classification and has full functional management responsibility for all administrative, information services, fiscal and financial services, and may be assigned program oversight in the Sheriff’s Department. This class is distinguished from the Administrative Services Manager by the scope and scale of the administration division in the Sheriff’s Department.

Typical Tasks

  • Plans, organizes and directs through subordinate managers and supervisors the work of staff engaged in central administrative functions in the Sheriff’s Department including fiscal, facilities management, quality control, purchasing, information system, decentralized personnel, recordkeeping, assigned programs, and clerical support;
  • Supervises, trains and evaluates subordinate management and supervisory staff;
  • Coordinates and directs budget preparation for the Sheriff’s Department;
  • Prepares analysis and reports to justify the proposed budget;
  • Oversees budget control and projections; Prepares and/or oversees the preparation of complex reports;
  • Directs the development and implementation of policies and procedures for fiscal operations and central administration as part of the management team;
  • Develops and implements various policies and procedures for assigned programs;
  • Ensures that State, Federal and local rules, regulations and directions are appropriately interpreted and implemented;
  • Analyzes proposed legislation affecting services, revenues and programs to determine impact on budget, staffing and administrative organization;
  • Studies workload and staffing, space requirements, capital outlay projects, organization and makes recommendations and changes as appropriate;
  • Represents the department/agency in dealing with Federal, State and local agencies and other County officials on fiscal and administrative matters;
  • Develops agency position statements and official reports for presentation to the Board of Supervisors and State agencies;
  • Manages the routine activities of a decentralized personnel function including handling the difficult personnel problems;
  • Performs special assignments as required;
  • Attends meetings and conferences;
  • Prepares correspondence and reports.

Employment Standards


Thorough knowledge of:

  • Governmental finance and budgeting procedures.
  • Work organization, simplification and layout.
  • The principles and practice of supervision, training and personnel management.
  • The principles and practices of organization and administration.

Working knowledge of:

  • The principles and techniques of administrative survey and analysis.
  • Administrative problems involved in the operation of a large or complex agency.
  • Information systems relating to financial and records management.
  • Purchasing and contracting procedures.

Ability to:

  • Plan,organize, and direct through subordinate managers and supervisors the workof staff performing a wide variety of administrative, fiscal, informationsystems and program support function.
  • Exercise initiative, ingenuity and sound judgement to solve difficult fiscal andadministrative problems.
  • Analyze,interpret, explain and apply complex regulations, laws and directives.
  • Develop new policies and procedures as necessary to improve operations andimplement changes required by laws and regulations.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with departmental staff,government officials, and others contacted in the course of work.
  • Evaluate policy and practices, define problem areas.
  • Develop policies and practices to improve operations.
  • Express ideas effectively in oral and written form.
  • Prepare clear and concise reports and correspondence.
  • Interpret departmental operations and programs to the public and represent thedepartment in speaking to community groups.

Education and Experience

Any combination of education and experience which would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying, unless otherwise specified. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

  • Bachelor' degree from an accreditedcollege or university in Public Administration, Business Administration,Accounting or a closely related field,


  • Three years of increasingly responsible management or supervisory experience in a large or complexcentralized administrative or financial operation. Additional qualifyingexperience may be substituted for the required education on ayear-for-year basis.


Bargaining Unit: 11
EEOC Job Category: 02
Occupational Grouping: 85
Workers' Comp Code: 0053

CLASS: SA8; EST: 10/5/2019;