General Manager II

  • Job Code: W1367
  • Pay Grade:WS
  • Pay Scale:$30.09-$54.76 Hourly; $62,587.20-$113,900.80 Annually
  • Exempt:No


Perform operational and managerial duties for an area that provides routine programs and services with responsibility for planning, coordinating, and supervising assigned clerical, administrative support, technical and/or maintenance staff. Distinctions between class levels in the General Manager series are based on the size, scope, and impact of the organizational unit managed; the nature and number of functions managed; the level of supervision exercised; the nature of positions supervised; the direct budgetary responsibility; and the complexity and scope of assigned job duties and responsibilities.

Duties & Responsibilities

Note: Depending on assigned responsibilities, employees may perform some or all of the duties below.

  • Manage the operations of a large functional unit or multiple units and coordinate and administer assigned programs and resources.
  • Integrate the Sheriff’s Office strategic plan into functional and/or operations, programs, and practices.
  • Supervise and direct the activities of multiple professional level staff in achieving established organizational goals and objectives; coordinate functions; assign, monitor, and review work; and evaluate performance and initiate corrective action as needed, including termination.
  • Review and proactively act on operational problems.
  • Set performance standards and operational goals for assigned functional area; implement goals, objectives, policies, and procedures for assigned organizational units.
  • Interpret, explain, and ensure compliance with program requirements, regulations, and procedures, and provide consultation to customers on matters relating to functional area.
  • Determine funding requirements, monitor status of allocated funds, and control expenses.
  • Assess staffing needs and identify shortfalls; interview, recruit, and hire new staff.
  • Provide regular communication to assigned staff, management, executives, and external agencies and departments regarding status of operations or programs.
  • Serve as the department representative on task forces and committees.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of management.
  • Considerable knowledge of the functions, services, activities, requirements, and objectives of the specific program/functional area to which assigned.
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local regulations pertaining to assigned functional area.
  • Skill in applying existing guidelines and in creating new approaches to develop and modify work plans, methods, and procedures for the work unit or function.
  • Ability to establish and maintain constructive and cooperative interpersonal relationships with staff, peers, management, and local stakeholder groups to accomplish department's mission.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing in order to present information and prepare a variety of reports.
  • Ability to identify relationships that explain facts, data, or other information and make correct inferences or draw accurate conclusions.

Minimum Education & Experience

  • A high school diploma or possession of a GED certificate.
  • Seven years of experience directly related to the position duties, four of which must have been in a supervisory capacity.
  • An associate's degree from an accredited institution of higher education.
  • Six years of experience directly related to the position duties, three of which must have been in a supervisory capacity.
  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.
  • Four years of experience directly related to the position duties, two of which must have been in a supervisory capacity.
  • A master's degree from an accredited institution of higher education.
  • Three years of supervisory experience directly related to the position duties.

Additional Job Requirements

  • Attendance at the specified Sheriff's Office work location is required.
  • Depending on assignment, employees may be required to possess a valid Florida Driver License at time of employment. Driving history will be thoroughly reviewed and may be grounds for disqualification.
  • No visible tattoos on face, head, and neck. Tattoos determined to take away from the professional appearance of the Sheriff's Office must be covered with an appropriate white, black, or neutral covering.
  • No illegal drug sale within lifetime.
  • No illegal drug use within the past 36 months. No marijuana use within the last 12 months.
  • No felony convictions within lifetime.
  • No misdemeanor convictions involving perjury, false statement, or domestic violence within lifetime.
  • No dishonorable discharge from any branch of the United States Armed Forces, the United States Coast Guard, National Guard, or Reserve Forces.
  • Successful completion of a background investigation including criminal, reference, employment, and neighborhood checks; polygraph; medical evaluation; and drug screening.

General Benefit Information

Benefits include but are not limited to:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance coverage
  • Florida Retirement System and Deferred Compensation
  • Paid time off including sick, vacation, and holiday time
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Employee incentives for educational degrees and bilingual (Spanish) abilities
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid training