Date Posted: July 31, 2023

Employer: County of Santa Cruz


Closing Date: Friday, August 11, 2023

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Paid holidays, excellent benefits and CalPERS retirement! The County of Santa Cruz offers a generous benefits package which includes annual leave, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision and retirement benefits!

The County of Santa Cruz is seeking a Deputy Probation Officer I & II. Are you interested in an exciting and challenging career in law enforcement? If so, please keep reading!

Salary: Deputy Probation Officer I - $6,153 – 7,795 / Month II - $6,800 – 8,609 / Month

THE JOB: Under direction, conduct investigations and prepare recommendations to the courts in probation cases involving adults or juveniles; perform casework services for a caseload of adult and/or juvenile offenders and their families including the referral, supervision, counseling and rehabilitation of juveniles and adults on probation; divert offenders from further involvement in the justice system; interview detainees to gather and analyze background information; make recommendations to the Court concerning bail adjustments and "own recognizance" releases; and perform other duties as required. Deputy Probation Officer I is the entry and trainee level class in the Probation Officer series. Incumbents work under relatively close supervision while they develop their skills and abilities in probation casework. Incumbents must successfully complete the Probation Officer core training course in the Standards and Training for Corrections Program (STC). After completing core STC training, gaining experience and the ability to work with a substantial degree of independence, incumbents are expected to promote to the class of Deputy Probation Officer II, normally after one year.

THE REQUIREMENTS: Equivalent to completion of a bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university in psychology, sociology, social services, humanities, criminal justice or a related field OR two years of experience performing duties comparable to those of Probation Aide in Santa Cruz County.

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