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Deputy Probation Officer I/II – Probation Department

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Details

Category

Plumas County Jobs

Status

Open

Salary

I: $17.98-$21.88/hr
II: $19.45-$23.67/hr Dependent upon qualifications

Posted

October 27, 2020 9:15 AM

Closing

Open Until Filled

For a detailed job description, click on the links below:

Deputy Probation Officer I
Deputy Probation Officer II

DEPUTY PROBATION OFFICER I

DEFINITION
Under general supervision, to investigate, assess and manage cases involving adult or juvenile offenders; to supervise a caseload of assigned probationers and monitor compliance with Probation conditions of adult or juvenile offenders through supervision, guidance and accountability; and to perform related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
This is the entry/training level class for the Probation Officer class series. Incumbents work
under relatively close supervision, performing the most basic assignments. As experience is
gained, incumbents perform more independent duties in Intake, Supervision, and Placement Programs. When the requisite experience and certification has been gained, an incumbent may expect promotion to the Deputy Probation Officer II level.

DEPUTY PROBATION OFFICER II

DEFINITION
Under direction, to investigate, assess and manage cases involving adult or juvenile offenders; to supervise a caseloads of assigned probationers and monitor compliance with probation conditions; promote rehabilitation of adult or juvenile offenders through supervision, guidance and accountability; and to perform related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
This is the journey level class for the Probation Officer series. The assigned duties are more
technical and complex than those assigned to the Deputy Probation Officer I. Duties are
performed with minimal guidance and supervision.

* MORE ON THE HIRING PROCESS FOR THIS RECRUITMENT *

There will be a written test for all those that meet the minimum requirements.  At this time, the test date and time is TBA.  Please note that all written tests take place in Quincy, CA. Once the test is scheduled, you will be notified via USPS.  Make sure you include your MAILING ADDRESS on your application.

Everyone must test UNLESS:

You meet the qualifications of a Deputy Probation Officer II (Please include certifications and/or diplomas with your application)

OR

You have tested with another California agency that uses CPS HR Consulting’s Probation Officer Written Exam.  The test date must be within the past year.  You will need to provide a copy of the letter sent to you from the testing agency with your score.

We typically receive the results of the test within one week of the testing date.  You will be notified via USPS of your score and whether or not you passed.  If you pass the written test or if you have been excused from taking the written test, your application will be forwarded to the Probation Department for review.  They will contact you directly regarding interviews.

If you have any questions, contact Human Resources at (530) 283-6444.

Qualifications

I: Graduation from college with a Bachelor’s degree in criminology, sociology, psychology, social work or closely related field. Some previous work experience in a probation related field is highly desirable.
OR
An Associate degree from an accredited college or university in criminal justice, behavioral science, or a related field, and two (2) years of related experience, including two (2) years as a Probation Assistant in the Plumas County Probation Department.

Substitution: A combination of related education, training, and experience performing duties such as custodial care, treatment counseling, probation, parole, corrections, criminal investigation, or other related law enforcement or counseling work may be substituted for the education at a rate of one (1) year of experience for each year of education requirement.

II: One (1) year of professional probation work experience comparable to that of a Deputy Probation Officer I with Plumas County.

Graduation from college with a Bachelor’s degree in criminology, sociology, psychology, social work or closely related field.

Special Requirements

I: Penal Code 832 requirements regarding arrest, search, and seizure within one year of employment.

Ability to successfully complete 200 hours of instruction in the Basic Probation Course as certified by the Board of Corrections Certificate for Deputy Probation Officer Core Training within one year of employment. Evidence of continued compliance with annual training requirements.

Ability to qualify for training and background which will meet the requirements of California Government Code Sections 1029 and 1031. Individuals with a felony conviction may not apply for positions as peace officers.

Must be able to meet physical and psychological standards and pass a detailed background investigation.

II: Possession of certification to meet California Penal Code Section 832 requirements regarding arrest, search, and seizure.

Completion of the Basic Probation Course as certified by the Board of Corrections Certificate for Deputy Probation Officer Core Training, and evidence of continued compliance with annual training requirements.

Training and background which will meet the requirements of California Government Code Sections 1029 and 1031.

I/II: Possession of CPR /First Aid Certificate.

Must possess a valid driver’s license at time of application and a valid California Drivers License by the time of appointment. The valid California License must be maintained throughout employment.

Miscellaneous Information

Individuals with a felony conviction may not apply for positions as peace officers.

You can submit the Form via Email by saving it to your computer and sending it to HumanResources@countyofplumas.com.

You can also mail it or deliver in person to the HR department

A Plumas County application is required and obtainable at countyofplumas.com
EOE

A Plumas Co app is required

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: Associate's
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Reference Check
  • Motor Vehicle Record Check
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: 17.98
    Maximum Hourly Wage: 23.67
    Accessible by Public Transportation: Yes
    Salary Range: DOE/LEVEL