Assistant Director of Public Safety

Rochester, NY
Monroe County Sheriff

Salary: $93,494 – $129,417annually.

Position Summary:

This is an administrative position in the Department of Public Safety, responsible for assisting the Director and Deputy Director of Public Safety with planning, evaluating, and overseeing projects, with an emphasis on the Probation division. Employee will be on call 24 hours a day and may be required to work nights and weekends. The employee reports directly to, and works under the general supervision of the Director of Public Safety. General supervision is exercised over the Probation Director. Does related work as required.


  • Graduation with a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, plus ten (10) years paid full-time or its part-time equivalent experience in the rank of Captain or higher in an organized police department of five-hundred (500) or more sworn officers in the State of New York, plus two (2) years of experience working in corrections.
  • Possession of a Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy Associates (FBINAA) Certificate and completion of the Accreditation Assessor Training by New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services.
  • Depending on position duties, candidates for employment with Monroe County Government will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test.
  • Must be a United States Citizen at the time of appointment.
  • Possession of a valid class D driver license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State at the time of application
  • Applicants may be required to undergo a State and national criminal history background investigation, which will include a fingerprint check, to determine suitability for appointment. Failure to meet the standards for the background investigation may result in disqualification.