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Under direction, to perform professional case work services for adults and juvenile offenders involving the referral, supervision, and rehabilitation of adults and juveniles and/or their families; to provide lead direction and work coordination for other professional probation and support staff; to perform special staff assignments; and to do related work as required. Supervising P.O. of the Juvenile Division will also be responsible for the oversight of the Probation Assistants.


This is the journey and lead supervision level class for the Deputy Probation Officer series. Incumbents are assigned lead and work coordination responsibilities for other Deputy Probation Officers and support staff. They may also perform special staff assignments and provide some coverage for the Chief Probation Officer in the Chief’s absence. In addition, they are expected to perform the full range of professional probation assignments. EOE

Additional Application:

Three (3) years of professional probation work experience comparable to that of a Deputy Probation Officer III with Plumas County. One (1) year in a supervisory position is desirable. Graduation from college with a Bachelor’s Degree in criminology, sociology, psychology, social work or closely related field. Special Requirements 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. 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. Possession of CPR /First Aid Certificate. Training and background which will meet the requirements of California Government Code Sections 1029 and 1031.

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 36
Education Required: Bachelor's
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Reference Check
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: $24.83
    Maximum Hourly Wage: $30.20
    Accessible by Public Transportation: No