Chief Civil Deputy

Job Description

Sheriff's Office

Position:   Chief Civil Deputy Starting Salary:  $5,421/month - $7,984/month, Starting Salary: DOQ, DOE 
Location:  Walla Walla County Sheriff’s Office 
Employment Type:  Full-time (40 hours/week); FLSA Exempt; Open Until Filled 
Full time benefits include:   
• County pays $1,450 per month towards medical, dental, vision, life insurance and employee assistance program for employee and eligible family members.  
• Retirement: Walla Walla County full time employees are eligible for Washington State Department of Retirement Services (DRS) 
• HRA Veba account: Employer contribution may apply. 
• Wellness program 
• Deferred compensation plans offered 
• Twelve paid holidays annually • Vacation accrual based on seniority 
• Benefited employees shall accrue sick leave benefits at the percentage rate of hours worked per week, to a maximum of eight (8) hours earned per month based on a forty (40) hour workweek but not less than one (1) hour per every forty (40) hours worked per County Policy 30.05.0   
Visit Walla Walla County Website for detailed benefits information. 
Brief Duties and Responsibilities: Pursuant to the Revised Code of Washington, the Chief Civil Deputy is an unclassified service appointed position of the Sheriff. The Chief Civil Deputy is a Command staff officer whose duties shall include serving and executing, according to law, all process, writs, precepts, and orders, issued by lawful authority. The Chief Civil Deputy supervises, coordinates, and manages the programs, activities, and personnel within the Administrative Services Division of the Sheriff’s Office and coordinates activities with other Sheriff’s Office Divisions, County departments, and outside agencies. The Chief Civil Deputy assumes management responsibility for all services and activities of Administrative Services Division. The Chief Civil Deputy works as an integral member of the Sheriff’s Office Command Staff management team in a multifaceted capacity of financial planning, coordination, monitoring, and evaluation of projects and business office operations. The Chief Civil Deputy provides highly responsible and complex administrative, enforcement, and operational support to the Undersheriff and Sheriff. 
Working Environment/Physical Abilities: Work will be performed both in an office environment and outside the office in multiple venues during all hours of the day and night, and in all types of weather. Great mental ability and exertion is required daily. Physical abilities required for this position are ones typically related to law enforcement command staff activities including, but not limited to: The manual dexterity and visual acuity to effectively and competently operate computers, office equipment, vehicles, and accessing file cabinets and evidence containers, both on and off site. Sufficient hearing and speech ability to effectively communicate verbally. Ability to perform physical tasks. Ability to perform tasks such as sitting, standing, bending, squatting, kneeling, grabbing, carrying, holding, walking, and running. Ability to work long, varied, and protracted hours depending on the complexities of unique situations. Ability to work all hours of the day and night as needed due to law enforcement related situations. Ability for 24-hour on-call status and call-back for emergencies and assigned command staff duties. 
Minimum Qualifications: Minimum AA degree, or any combination of experience and education that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform related duties. Preferred Bachelor’s degree. Preferred minimum twelve (12) years law enforcement experience with at least four (4) years in a law enforcement supervisory position or similar experience. Preferred Washington State CJTC certified peace officer or ability to attend CJTC equivalency academy and obtain Washington State CJTC certified peace officer status. The following financial education and experience would also be beneficial and is preferable for this position; certified public accountant, or four (4) year accredited college degree related to HR, Public Administration, or Program Management, HR or Program Management college level or advanced training courses, and/or two (2) years of experience in public finance, and/or a recognized Human Resource Manager Certification. 
Application:  County application, resume and cover letter required. Job descripion available on our website at  where you can apply online.   

Pay: $5,421.00 to $7,984.00 per MONTH

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Walla Walla County

Walla Walla County (population 62,000) may be Washington State’s best-kept secret. Located in the Southeastern corner of the state, in the foothills of the Blue Mountains.
Rolling green hills lead to Walla Walla’s patchwork of farms and snowy backdrop of the Blues in the distance. A quaint, well-kept downtown district, lined with lovely brick and stone architecture with first-class retail shops of every description. Fine dining abounds, and Walla Walla’s award-winning wine culture is evident everywhere. With three colleges, a thriving viticulture industry (over 100 wineries), and mild “Four-Season” climate, Walla Walla is home to 32,000 residents. On the North side of town, the regional airport provides easy access to Seattle daily. There is the County Fair, hot air balloons in the summer sky, parades down Main Street… and you’re surrounded by fishing, skiing, boating, cycling, hiking, camping – in the uncrowded outdoor spaces.
Walla Walla County is a great place to live, work and play. It is also the perfect place to raise a family, with excellent schools, public libraries, and parks.

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