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Sheriff's Major - Bureau Head

Hennepin County Sheriff's Office (HCSO) is looking to fill multiple Sheriff's Major positions in each of the four bureaus: Administrative Services, Detention and Court Services, Enforcement Services, and Investigations.

Interviews for final candidates will be held on Monday December 17th and Tuesday December 18th 2018.

Current employees of the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office are encouraged to apply!

Effective January 6, 2019, there will be a general salary adjustment of 2.5% to the minimum and maximum of the range.

Location and hours:
This position requires working a flexible schedule including days, evenings, overnights, on-call, weekends, and holidays.

About the position type:
This position is unclassified, full-time and benefit-earning. Unclassified positions are non-permanent (at will).

In this position, you will:

•Plan, assign, review and evaluate the work of law enforcement and civilian personnel assigned to divisions within the Sheriff's Office.
•Instruct personnel in administrative procedures, basic supervision, as well as law enforcement and non-law enforcement principles.
•Confer and cooperate with other law enforcement officials and agencies.
•Assist in formulating Office annual budget.
•Review and approve employee performance evaluations, time cards, and other documents requiring administrative approval.
•Confer with Sheriff and Chief Deputy Sheriff regularly regarding development and interpretation of office-wide policies, practices and procedures.
•Participate in selecting and evaluating personnel; participate in the disciplinary action of employees violating office rules and regulations.
•Prepare reports and maintain required record of divisional activities.
•Compose correspondence and represent the Sheriff's Office in public relations matters.
•Command the Office in the Sheriff's or Chief Deputy's absence.

Need to have:
•Two years or more of college course work and four years or more of supervisory or administrative law enforcement work experience.
•Be a licensed peace officer or eligible to be licensed by the MN POST Board at the time of appointment.
•Have a valid driver's license and the ability to obtain a Hennepin County driver's permit.
•Pass a comprehensive medical examination prior to appointment to ascertain candidate's ability to perform essential job functions. The general medical requirements include, but are not limited to: ◦Uncorrected vision of at least 20/100 in each eye.

◦Corrected vision of at least 20/40 in each eye.
◦Meeting normal hearing standards.
◦Must not have cardiovascular problems, including hypertension.

◦Must not have any respiratory impairment.

•Ability to abide by the Sheriff's Office Personal Appearance Standards Policy. You must read the entire policy and be able and willing to meet the requirements.

Nice to have:

•A commitment to serve all citizens of Hennepin County in an impartial and respectful manner.
•A strong working knowledge of government processes and how to work within the system to affect change.
•A desire to make all employees of the agency feel valued and respected in their positions.
•Strong experience in working collaboratively with other law enforcement and government partners.

Note: You must include a resume as part of your application materials to be considered for this position.

About the department:
The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office (HCSO) is dedicated to public safety and service as guardians in the community through leadership, integrity, and strong partnerships. By providing employees the opportunity to gain development and experience to advance further in the department, we assist with Hennepin County's commitment to enhancing the health, safety and quality of life of our communities.

About Hennepin County:
Hennepin is the largest county government organization in Minnesota. Our employees work every day to improve the health, safety and quality of life for our residents and communities. All of our jobs align to one or more of our overarching goals -- that Hennepin County residents are healthy, protected and safe, self-reliant, assured due process, and mobile.
Our employees receive a combination of generous benefits and positive workplace culture not found at other organizations. This includes meaningful work that impacts our community, competitive pay, work-life balance, a variety of benefits and opportunities to grow. Learn more at www.hennepin.us/employees [1].

Hennepin County envisions an organization where our commitment to diversity is fundamental in providing excellent service to our community.

Your future. Made here.

This position is internally classified as a Sheriff's Major.

Applicants must have no felony convictions and may have to successfully complete a drug test, extensive background investigation, and a pre-employment physical and psychological assessment prior to employment. Invitations to interview will be based on an assessment of education and experience.