Financial Services Lieutenant
Acts as a mid-level manager in planning, organizing, directing, and reviewing the activities of the Resource Section. Makes suggestions for long-range planning and objective goal setting.
The following statements are illustrative of the duties and responsibilities of the job. The organization retains the right to modify or change the duties and responsibilities of the job at any time.
Knowledge, Skils, & Abilities:
- Receives general guidance from the Sheriff.
- Exercises direct and indirect supervision over personnel assigned to the Resource Section.
- Develop, implement, and evaluate patrol section goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for the Resource Section; independently develop, implement, and evaluate goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for other assigned units.
- Ascertain, evaluate, and suggest resources needed for the Resource Section.
- Provide input and suggestions to the sheriff on the implementation of assigned programs based on current and long-range needs.
- Monitor department financial transactions.
- Control and monitor budget; oversee department assets.
- Assign, direct, and supervise activities of assigned staff, ensuring adherence to established policies, procedures, and standards; administer or make recommendations for routine personnel matters affecting subordinates, including recruiting, interviewing, hiring, training, assigning work, scheduling work hours, granting leave, appraising performance, disciplining, and submitting such records and reports as required by County policies and procedures.
- Monitor performance of units to ensure compliance with agency standards and directives, and to assure quality of work performance.
- Prepare recommendations regarding changes to services or programs of assigned units.
- Develop and prepare budget; develop and approve requirements for equipment needs, and coordinate purchase of all specialized equipment.
- Create and authorize department purchase requisitions.
- Coordinate Resource Section activities with other agency components, county agencies, criminal justice agencies, and the community; represent the agency on boards, committees, and organizations to enhance communications with other agencies and the community; work directly with other agencies or departments in joint projects.
- Select vendors, approve bids, and lease equipment.
- Produce various budget reports by request.
- Provide mid-level resolution of complaints by section employees.
- Represent the agency at informational, planning, and other required meetings.
- Participate in oral boards; conduct integrity and other interviews.
- Attend training as necessary to maintain department standards for basic peace officer certification.
- Perform other duties as appropriate or necessary for performance of the job.
- Current financial management systems.
- Sheriff's Office and County rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and standard operating procedures.
- Organization and functions of other various state, local, and national agencies involved in law enforcement and law enforcement support, particularly those with functions similar to the Section or those who work jointly on projects with the Larimer County Sheriff's Office.
- Agency disciplinary procedures and requirements.
- Supervise and mentor professional and support staff.
- Manage and coordinate the resources of the Resource Section.
- Communicate clearly and concisely verbally, in writing, and via various forms of electronic media.
- Use office automation systems, including basic proficiency with computer applications such as e-mail, word processor, spreadsheet, and database look-up and/or entry.
- Write clear, complete, and concise reports, memorandums, orders, and other documents; maintain statistical documentation as required.
- Coordinate and manage programs covering diverse areas.
- Work under high stress and exercise good judgment in emergency situations.
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse population to include inmates, criminal justice agency personnel, other County employees, representatives of other agencies and organizations, and members of the community.
- Five years full-time sworn peace officer experience (or law enforcement related for civilian manager) with at least two years with the Larimer County Sheriff's Office. At least two years experience as a Sergeant (or equivalent civilian position) with the Larimer County Sheriff's Office or another equivalent agency. (determination of equivalent agency will be made by the Sheriff.)
- Equivalent to a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in any field of study. (Equivalency is based on two years of high-level experience equaling one year of college work. For example, an employee with no college would require 8 years of high-level experience to reach the equivalency of the Bachelor's Degree. It is obligatory upon the incumbent to provide proof of equivalency for review and ultimate acceptance by the Sheriff.)
- Possession of, or ability to obtain, agency firearms qualification.
- Possession of, or ability to obtain, CPR and First Aid certifications by date of hire.
- Possession of or, ability to obtain, a valid Colorado driver's license.
Must be able to:
- Must have acceptable eyesight to perform computer duties and drive a vehicle.
- Must have appropriate voice skills to be clearly understood on the telephone and in public contacts.
- Must have acceptable hearing to hear well on the telephone and in public contacts.
- May be required to sit or stand for long periods of time.
- May be required to stoop, bend, stretch, twist, reach, kneel, squat, and balance.
- Must have fine and gross motor skills and full use of fingers, hands, and arms to perform computer duties or operate equipment.
- Must be capable of working under stressful situations.
- Must have good cognitive skills and awareness of work accuracy.
- Must have ability to concentrate on more than one task at a time and to make independent decisions.