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Probation Assistant – Full-Time (Probation Department)(Establishing a List)

JOB DESCRIPTION  **ESTABLISHING A LIST**

Job Details

Category

Plumas County Jobs

Status

Open

Salary

$15.14-$18.41/hr;

Posted

Open Until Filled

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DEFINITION

Under direction, to transport juveniles in custody to and from court; to transport juveniles in
custody to group homes and juvenile halls; to insure that proper admission documents have been completed prior to admitting juveniles to juvenile halls and group homes; to supervise juveniles in the Special Purpose Juvenile Hall; to provide a variety of assistance with Probation programs; and to do related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

This is a specialized class for the Probation Department. Incumbents are responsible for the
transport of juveniles in custody to and from court, juvenile halls, and group homes. They are
also review documents for proper completion of documents prior to admitting juveniles in group homes or juvenile halls. In addition, they supervising minors in custody while the minors are detained in the Special Purpose Juvenile Hall and provide a variety of assistance with Probation services and programs.

There is a strong emphasis on drug testing.

REPORTS TO
Chief Probation Officer. May report to Detention Coordinator or Probation Program Coordinator for some assignments.

Qualifications

Some previous experience in working with adult and/or juvenile offenders is highly desirable.

Completion of advanced coursework in criminology, sociology, psychology, social work, criminal justice or a closely related field is also highly desirable.

Special Requirements

Possession of a valid California driver’s license issued by the California Department of Motor Vehicles.

Ability to work unusual hours or shifts as dictated by transport requirements.

EOE

A Plumas Co application is required and can be obtained online

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: High School
Driver's License Required: yes
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Reference Check
  • Motor Vehicle Record Check
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: 15.14
    Accessible by Public Transportation: yes
    Salary Range: DOE