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General Manager II

  • Job Code: W1367
  • Pay Grade:WS
  • Pay Scale:$29.65-$53.95 Hourly; $61,672.00-$112,216.00 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. Tattoos on hands, neck, or arms must be covered with white, black, or neutral colored 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