Deputy Probation Officers investigate cases of juvenile and adult applicant cases for probation; prepare juvenile and adult recommendations
for the courts. The DPO I is the entry level class in the Deputy Probation Officer series and performs more routine tasks and duties under
immediate supervision while learning job tasks; DPO II is the full-journey level class within the Deputy Probation Officer series and perform
full range of duties assigned under occasional instruction and are fully aware of policies and procedures within the work unit; The DPO III is
journey-level class in the Deputy Probation Officer series and is distinguished within the series by the level of responsibility assumed and the
complexity of duties assigned. Assists the Supervising Deputy Probation Officer in planning, assigning and reviewing workloads. The major
duties of the job include (all duties may not be performed by all incumbents):
• Maintain an assigned juvenile and/or adult caseload; counsel and guide juvenile and adult probationers
including those in crisis situation; analyze emotional and behavioral disorders.
• Assess clients’ needs and develop and maintain current treatment plan; monitor compliance with the terms and
conditions of probation.
• Advise parents, school authorities and other pertinent agencies regarding the progress and needs of the
• Serve as an adult and/or juvenile intake officer.
• Conduct pre-court investigations; prepare petitions, court reports, own recognizance release reports, social case
histories; review, and sealing of records and prepare recommendations for disposition of cases to Superior,
Justice and Juvenile Courts.
• Review reports from law enforcement, district attorney and related agencies.
• Arrange and monitor placement of juvenile and adult offenders on probation in rehabilitation and/or treatment
programs such as work furlough, group homes, alcoholic anonymous, drug rehabilitation, juvenile hall, ranches,
• Calculate and monitor payment of fines and restitution and other court ordered payments.
• Perform arrests, search, seizure, and other peace officer duties as provided by law.
• Prepare and present reports and orders modifying, revoking and terminating probation.
• Communicate with Sheriff’s Office, Police Department, District Attorney’s Office, Probation Departments and
other related agencies on crime investigation and prevention.
• Appear and/or testify in court for detention, jurisdictional, dispositional, and violation of probation hearings;
attend special, annual reviews and sealing of records and other appearances as required.
• Serve as 24 hour stand-by duty officer on rotation basis.
• Perform related duties as assigned. EOE