Job Opportunity

Chief Probation Officer
Fresno County

Date Posted:

December 19, 2017


$160,000 Annually


The County of Fresno and the Fresno County Superior Court are offering an exceptional career opportunity for an experienced, innovative, and dynamic leader to serve as the Chief Probation Officer. The Chief Probation Officer, in consultation with the Superior Court and the Board of Supervisors and working through subordinate managers and supervisors, formulates, implements and evaluates all Probation Department functions, activities, policies and procedures, goals and objectives, budget and finances, and staff. In addition, the incumbent will be responsible for interpreting applicable and appropriate laws, ordinances, regulations and rules.


Education: Possession of a bachelor’s degree that is acceptable within the United States’ accredited college or university system.

Experience: Three (3) years of full-time, paid work experience in a County Probation Department, or parole or correctional agency, that is equivalent to that gained as a Probation Division Director or above with the County of Fresno.

Substitution: Possession of a master’s degree that is acceptable within the United States’ accredited college or university system may substitute for one (1) year of the required experience.

License: Possession of a valid Class “C” driver’s license, or equivalent.

Other: Under California Penal Code Section 830.5, the Chief Probation Officer classification is defined as a Peace Officer. Therefore, candidates must be able to meet all pre-employment as well as ongoing peace officer status requirements pursuant to federal, state and local legislation.

How to Apply:


By mail or in person:

Fresno County Human Resources
Fresno County Plaza
2220 Tulare St., 14th Floor
Fresno, CA 93721

The County of Fresno is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Filing Deadline:

January 12, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.

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