Chief Probation Officer
San Diego County
July 23, 2021
$225,000 – $250,000
The County of San Diego invites your interest in the position of Chief Probation Officer. This position leads a department of Probation officers and administrative staff who supervise approximately 8,000 adult probationers in the community and approximately 800 youth. The Chief Probation Officer will plan, direct, organize and evaluate the overall activities and operation of Probation services and facilities and lead the department through strategic changes in providing services to the San Diego community. A detailed job announcement may be viewed on https://www.sandiegocounty.gov/content/dam/sdc/hr/jobs/Chief_Probation_Officer.pdf
Qualified candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree from an accredited U.S. college or university or certified foreign studies equivalency, has held or is currently serving in a sworn position, and have five years of management level experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of the classification. A master’s degree or higher degree may substitute for a total of one year of experience. The Chief Probation Officer is a Peace Officer pursuant to Section 830 of the California Penal Code, and must meet employment guidelines and standards established by the Commission for Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) and the provisions of Sections 1029 and 1031 of the California Government Code. Applicants must be 21 years of age by the time of appointment and must be a U.S. citizen or in the process of becoming a U.S. citizen. This position may require carrying a weapon and meeting certification requirements.
How to Apply:
Visit www.sandiegocounty.gov/hr to complete the online application and attach your resume and degree information. A first review of resumes will begin on September 1, 2021. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.
Open until filled