County of Sonoma

Santa Rosa , CA
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County of Sonoma
SANTA ROSA, CA Full time
Posted on August 23, 2017


$73,466.63 - $89,307.88 Annually

Closing 9/11/2017 11:59 PM Pacific


The Sonoma County Sheriff's Office is Seeking an Administrative Management Professional to Become Their Civil Program Manager!

Reporting to the Sheriff's Administrative Services Director, the Civil Program Manager directs and coordinates legal, administrative, and instrumental functions of the Sheriff's Civil Bureau. Key responsibilities of the position include: reviewing, analyzing, and evaluating the effectiveness of civil operations; identifying, evaluating, and solving complex problems within Civil operations; preparing statistical activity reports; writing and preparing documents and reports including Bureau procedures; authorizing and monitoring budget expenditures; explaining and interpreting policies, procedures, and laws affecting Civil operations; administering civil actions; representing the Sheriff's Office before courts, commissions, boards, attorneys, and the general public; and supervising non-sworn Civil Bureau staff.

The Ideal Candidate Will Possess:

  • The ability to quickly attain knowledge of and effectively apply the principles, rules, regulations, laws, and procedures pertaining to civil law enforcement, including the Code of Civil Procedures
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of effective management
  • Strong personnel management experience, with the ability to connect with staff and be a proponent of staff development
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to effectively lead teams and collaborate with the public, governing bodies, and other agencies



Minimum Qualifications

Education: Any combination of education and training which would provide the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities stated herein. Normally, significant college coursework in business or public administration, finance, economics or a closely related area would provide this opportunity. For some assignments, college coursework in social work, psychology, sociology or a closed related field may be desirable.


Experience: Any combination of training and experience which would provide an opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities stated herein. Normally, three years of experience supervising or coordinating a program including some responsibility for program coordination, planning, analysis and administration, including at least one year leading or supervising staff would provide such opportunity. Specific experience related to the assigned position may be required for designated positions and will be stated as such in recruitment materials.


License: Possession of a valid driver's license at the appropriate level including special endorsements, as required by the State of California, may be required depending upon assignment, to perform the essential job functions of the position.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


Considerable knowledge of: the principles and practices of program management including planning and program analysis; data collection, research methodology and application of basic statistics; report writing; legislation, laws, current issues and trends, and techniques and principles for the assigned program area.


Working knowledge of: the principles and practices of personnel management, employee supervision, and training; budget development and fiscal management; grant and contract administration.


Ability to: plan, organize, coordinate and manage a specific program or group of related programs; select, train, and supervise staff; develop, evaluate, and analyze operational policies and procedures; analyze problems and complaints and identify solutions; prepare, interpret and evaluate a variety of narrative and statistical data and reports; communicate orally and in writing on a variety of issues; understand, interpret and apply procedures, laws, rules and regulations as they apply to assigned area; ensure proper compliance with federal, state and local guidelines, policies, goals, rules and regulations; develop and maintain harmonious relationships with employees, public officials, community groups, other agencies and the general public.


For more information & to apply, visit: or call 707-565-2331