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Chief Probation Officer

Job ID: 53167
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Job Description:

Under general direction of the Court Executive, manages the operations of the probation functions
within the Fourth Disrict Juvenile Court.  Oversees evaluation, development, and implementation of services and programs.
The position may be under filled both in terms of the scope of supervisory responsibility and/or supervisory experience required. Duties may be adjusted to temporarily or permanently:
  • Include supervision of fewer number of personnel
  • Include additional on-the job training requirements such as mentoring by executive staff members,
  • shadowing, and attendance in district and statewide management meetings
  • Include additional duties in oversight of contracts and implementation of policies 
  • Include additional duties in coordinating and training district probation employees in EBP, CARE, E-records, etc.


This position is eligible for a full benefits package including medical, dental, life,
and long-term disability insurance, a retirement plan, plus paid leave to include
annual, sick, and holiday pay. The State requires employees to receive their
pay through direct deposit or a payroll debit card account. If selected, you will
receive more information about these benefit options and enrollment
information through our onboarding process and during your first week or two
on the job.
Salary will be commensurate with experience within the salary range for this posiiton of $51,000 to $77,000 per year. 

Amount of Pay:

Other Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an accredited institution with Bachelor's degree preference in Psychology, Sociology, Child Development, Criminal Justice, Social Work, Educational Psychology, Education and consideration for other related degrees.
  • Candidates with a Master's degree may be given preference.
  • Mininmum of 4 years probation experience
  • Minimum of 2 years professional supervisory experience in probation or another juvenile justice field, specifically in personnel management.
  • Demostrated supervisory skills and abilities including performance management.
  • Must demostrate understanding of Motivational Interviewing techniques and stages of change.
  • Must demonstrate understanding with Evidence Based Practices.
  • Must demonstrate an understanding of court organization in the Judicial Branch of government,the function of the Judicial Council, the organization and philosophy of the Juvenile Court system, and the Juvenile Court Act.
  • Must demonstrate effective management and leadership practices.
  • Deescalate and manage stressful/threatening situations; make critical judgements and arrive at objective decisions; ability to influence compliance with clients and employees, and ability to communicate effectively, both orally and written.
  • Understanding of case processing procedures, the role of probation functions, and the relationship of Juvenile Court to allied agencies and other treatment services.


Minimum Education:


Total Years of Relevant Experience:


U.S. Citizenship:



Leadership/Managerial Supervisory








Senior Manager

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