Job Opportunity

Chief Probation Officer
Mendocino County

Date Posted:

November 13, 2017


$104,582.40 – $127,171.20 Annually


Appointed by and reporting to the presiding Judge of the Mendocino County Superior Court, the Chief Probation Officer is charged with the responsibility of planning, organizing, coordinating and directing County Probation services. Work is performed under the policy direction of the Mendocino County Superior Court, with advisory guidance from the Juvenile Justice Commission. The incumbent exercises independent judgment and discretion in the formulation and execution of operating policies. Organizational and fiscal program continuity is maintained through the Chief Executive Officer to the County Board of Supervisors. Supervision is exercised over professional support staff and the Division Managers who are delegated wide authority in directing the juvenile detention facility, and the adult and juvenile division operations.


Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited four-year college or university in criminal justice, behavioral science or a related field is preferred; and a minimum of five (5) years of responsible probation and corrections experience with at least two (2) years of management level experience involving the evaluation, administration, management and control of varied types of probation programs, including the supervision and management of personnel.

Substitution: Related experience may be substituted for the education at a rate of two (2) years of experience to one (1) year of education.
Licenses and Certifications:
• Penal Code 832.
• State Corrections Authority STC Manager and Administrator Core Course, or applicable substitution as defined by the California Board of State and Community Corrections, within six (6) months of appointment.
• Valid driver’s license.

How to Apply:

Human Resources Department
County of Mendocino
501 Low Gap Road, Room 1326
Ukiah, CA 95482
Phone: 707.234.6600, fax: 707.468.3407
E-mail questions to: hr@

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