The County of El Dorado is conducting this recruitment to fill one (1) full time vacancy in the Probation Department located in South Lake Tahoe, CA. It will also establish a list which may be used for up to three months to fill future full-time, part-time, and extra-help vacancies in Placerville and South Lake Tahoe.

DEFINITION Under direction, assists the Deputy Chief Probation Officer assigned to juvenile institutions in the planning, organizing, coordinating, and supervision of the operation of the County of El Dorado's Placerville and South Lake Tahoe Juvenile Institutions and its employees. Assists in reviewing and evaluating the functions and activities of Juvenile Institutions.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This class assists the Deputy Chief Probation Officer in managing the staff and activities of the County's Juvenile Institutions, including responsibility for assisting in developing policies, procedures and programs, and preparing and implementing the division budget. This class is distinguished from Deputy Chief Probation Officer assigned to juvenile institutions in that the Deputy Chief Probation Officer is a division head with overall management responsibility for the overall Juvenile Institutions, staff and activities. This position acts on behalf of the Deputy Chief Probation Officer of Juvenile Institutions during absences and as assigned.

Examples of Essential Functions

  • Assists in the planning, organizing, coordination and supervision of Juvenile Institutions programs and activities.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, work standards and Juvenile Institutions policies and procedures.
  • Assists the Deputy Chief Probation Officer in directing the selection, supervision and work evaluation of division staff and in providing for their training and development; schedules staff and assigns work.
  • Assists in the development and in administering and monitoring the annual budget for the Juvenile Institutions function, with specific responsibility for the assigned facility.
  • Reviews daily records and reports for Juvenile Institutions for completeness, accuracy and compliance with policies and procedures; identifies and resolves problems or discrepancies.
  • Coordinates the Juvenile Institutions activities with those of other divisions, County departments and public and private agencies; consults and confers with probation officers, physicians, teachers, law enforcement personnel and others regarding juvenile cases.
  • Researches, prepares or directs the preparation of a variety of studies and reports regarding the Juvenile Institutions; prepares presentations for County management and other agencies.
  • Directs and assists volunteers and volunteer organizations in implementing the various programs provided for the wards of Juvenile Institutions.
  • Oversees the shift coverage and assists in developing staff work schedules.
  • Represents Juvenile Institutions and the Probation Department at hearings, meetings and conferences as directed.
  • Counsels juveniles and/or their families in difficult cases; participates in grievance hearings for juvenile detainees.
  • Attendance and punctuality that is observant of scheduled hours on a regular basis.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. Education & Experience Requirements (typing "See Resume" in application will not be accepted)

Where college degrees and/or college course credits are required, degrees and college units must be obtained from a regionally accredited college or university. Courses from non-regionally accredited institutions will not be evaluated for this requirement.

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a major in one of the behavioral sciences or criminal justice or a related field, and two years of supervisory or management experience in juvenile detention or adult or juvenile probation at a level equivalent to the County's class of Supervising Deputy Probation Officer-Institutions or Supervising Deputy Probation Officer.

NOTE: The above qualifications are a typically accepted way of obtaining the required knowledge and skills.

Other Requirements

Must have completed or complete within the first year of employment the required 80 hours of STC Manager/Administrator CORE Course, PC832, First Aid and CPR certification, and required 40 hours annually thereafter. Must possess a valid driver's license. Must meet and maintain standards for peace officers as specified in the California Government Code Section 1031.

Salary: $74,900.80 - $91,041.60 Annually $36.01 - $43.77 Hourly $6,241.73 - $7,586.80 Monthly $74,900.80 - $91,041.60 Annually

Job Number: 1610-5700

Location: South Lake Tahoe, CA South Lake Tahoe, CA

Closing: 11/13/2016 11:59 PM Pacific

Job Type: Full Time

Department: Probation

Agency: The County of El Dorado

Address: 330 Fair Lane Placerville, California, 95667.

Phone: 530-621-5565