Employment Opportunities

Probation hires personnel for the positions listed below; however, not all positions listed are currently open and available. Please visit the How to Apply page to find out which positions are available within the department. Please note, although a position may be open in the County, it may not be available in the Probation Department.

All applicants must complete the County's application process in order to apply for a position within the Probation Department. For more information, view the County's application process, or visit www.saccountyjobs.net.

For information about other opportunities, visit Probation's Internship Program and   Volunteer and Ride-Along Programs pages.

 

Sworn Positions

Probation Aide

Under close supervision, Probation Aides learn to apply the principles and techniques of probation work; supervise and counsel individuals detained in, committed to, or sheltered in one of several County juvenile institutions; supervise minors assigned to Work Project; and provide close supervision of minors placed on home supervision.

Probation Aide is a temporary, on-call class. No permanent appointments will be made from eligible lists for this class. Appointments to Probation Aide positions require the employee to be immediately available, regardless of time.

View the Probation Aide job description

Probation Assistant

Under supervision, learns to apply the principles and techniques of probation work; supervises and counsels individuals detained in, committed to, or sheltered in one of several County juvenile institutions; supervises minors assigned to Work Project; and provides close supervision of minors placed on home supervision.

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Deputy Probation Officer

Under general supervision, performs professional work in the investigation of adult offenders or juvenile court referrals; supervises probationers; participates in the institutional care, custody, treatment, and counseling.

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Senior Deputy Probation Officer

Under direction, performs professional probation work including the more difficult, sensitive and specialized assignments involving investigative case work and supervision of adult and juvenile offenders to aid in their social rehabilitation; performs these duties in the courts, field or institutions.

This is the highest non-supervisory class in the Probation Officer series; the work may not differ from that of a Deputy Probation Officer but requires ability to perform the difficult assignments with a higher level of skill and independence and with a thorough knowledge of department policies and procedures; assist in department training of staff and as a lead worker may assume unit supervisory responsibilities.

View the Senior Deputy Probation Officer job description

Supervising Probation Officer

Under direction, plans for, assigns and supervises probation staff engaged in professional probation work involving investigation, supervision, surveillance, and rehabilitation of adult and juvenile offenders, or plans, conducts and supervises a highly specialized probation program in a staff capacity; and performs related work.

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Assistant Probation Division Chief

Positions in this class assist the Probation Division Chief in carrying out major adult and/or juvenile probation services in the institutions or field services. Work includes managing the physical plant and facilities of the division in the care, custody, and rehabilitation of juvenile wards and adult probationers.

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Probation Division Chief

Positions in this class are first level management and report to the Probation Officer or Assistant Probation Officer. The positions have responsibility for major adult and/or juvenile probation services in the courts, field, institutions, or special services.

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Assistant Chief Probation Officer

Under general direction, to plan, organize, and direct the day-to-day activities of all divisions within the Probation Department; to implement policy as it is determined by the County Probation Officer; and to act for the County Probation Officer during absences.

View the Assistant Chief Probation Officer job description


Administrative Professionals Positions 

Administrative Services

Fiscal Services

General Services

Information Technology

Administrative Services

Office Assistant Level II

Classes in this series provide a wide range of clerical/operational support involving customer service, document preparation, filing and record keeping, and other regularly performed duties which support the function of an office operation.

View the Office Assistant Level II job description

Office Specialist Level II

Classes in this broad series provide a wide range of specialized technical clerical support throughout County departments. Positions within this series vary in the kind of work performed depending on the specific program or assignment.

View the Office Specialist II job description

Legal Transcriber

Under direction, transcribes a variety of legal documents, correspondence and reports from dictating machines, copy or instructions.

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Senior Office Assistant

Classes in this series provide a wide range of clerical/operational support involving customer service, document preparation, filing and record keeping, and other regularly performed duties which support the function of an office operation.

View the Senior Office Assistant job description

Senior Office Specialist (Confidential)

Classes in this broad series provide a wide range of specialized technical clerical support throughout County departments. Positions within this series vary in the kind of work performed depending on the specific program or assignment.

View the Senior Office Specialist (Confidential) job description

Executive Secretary

Under general direction, incumbents perform especially difficult and responsible secretarial work that relieves the administrator or director of a wide variety of non-routine work and a substantial amount of administrative and office detail.

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Clerical Supervisor II

Supervises the work of a clerical staff performing varied and/or complex work, and performs difficult technical and complex work.

Clerical Supervisor II is the second-line supervisory class. Incumbents, under general direction, may supervise a large staff through subordinates at the Clerk III level or above. Supervision includes developing and conducting training and resolving informal grievances.

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Administrative Services Officer I, II, and III

Performs a wide variety of administrative support staff duties involving budgets, policies, procedures, organization, planning, contracts, facilities, systems, equipment, supplies, personnel and special projects.

View the Administrative Services Officer I job description

View the Administrative Services Officer II job description

View the Administrative Services Officer III job description

Fiscal Services

Account Clerk Level I/II

Positions in this class are responsible for a variety of clerical accounting duties involving the preparation, maintenance, review, auditing, and processing of financial and statistical records, reports, and claims.

View the Accounting Clerk Level I/II job description  

Accounting Technician

Under general supervision, work involves responsibility for technical accounting work in reviewing and recording financial transactions within established systems and procedures. Some positions function in a technical capacity; other positions are required to perform supervisory, as well as technical duties.

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Senior Accountant

Under general supervision, leads, plans, schedules, and oversees the work of staff performing a wide variety of accounting and fiscal duties while performing the same and/or more difficult duties as those being led; ensures completion of tasks in accordance with established policies and procedures; communicates policies, procedures and job expectations; and provides training to staff.

View the Senior Accountant job description

Accounting Manager

Under direction, supervises, assigns, reviews, and participates in the work of staff responsible for professional accounting and fiscal work; ensures work quality and adherence to established policies and procedures; and performs the more technical and complex tasks relative to the assigned area of responsibility.

Incumbents in this class typically supervise professional level accountants and administrative staff in addition to clerical and/or technical staff engaged in accounting and related fiscal work. Incumbents are responsible for providing oversight and assistance to staff regarding periodic financial statements, contracts, grants, and other financial documents. Incumbents also may directly perform accounting tasks that are the most complex or which involve extensive problem resolution, research or analysis of accounting data, and/or correcting accounting errors.

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Senior Accounting Manager

Under general direction, directs, manages, supervises, and coordinates the work of staff responsible for professional accounting and fiscal work; provides strategic oversight to accounting processes; develops policies and procedures; and coordinates assigned activities with other divisions, departments, outside agencies, and the general public.

View the Senior Accounting Manager job description

General Services

Food Service Worker

Under supervision, assists in preparing and serving food; cleans and maintains kitchen facilities.

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Laundry Worker

Positions in this class are used in a juvenile institution. Under supervision, operates laundry equipment to collect, sort, wash, dry, fold, and distribute clothes and laundry.

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Food Service Cook

Under general supervision, prepares, bakes, cooks and serves food; maintains food inventory and storage; maintains sanitary working conditions; and may provide direction to subordinate staff and/or institutional workers.

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Food Service Program Manager

Under general direction, directs, plans, manages, supervises, and coordinates the activities and operations of a County food service program and/or kitchen facility; and coordinates assigned activities with other divisions, departments, outside agencies, and the general public.

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Information Technology

Information Technology Technician Level I/II

Incumbents in the Information Technology Technician series classes perform technical and skilled duties in the operation of enterprise, client/server and desktop computer systems and networks. Included are multiple on-line network systems, auxiliary consoles and peripheral equipment on electronic computer systems. Incumbents at all levels may work on a project team.

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Information Technology Customer Support Specialist II

Incumbents in the Information Technology Customer Support Specialist class perform customer support duties that include assisting and training of clients for enterprise, client/server and desktop computer systems and networks. The duties include working directly with customers to advise and train in the use of hardware, application software or networks. Incumbents typically provide support at a help desk or train in a classroom.

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Senior Information Technology Technician

Incumbents in the Information Technology Technician series classes perform technical and skilled duties in the operation of enterprise, client/server and desktop computer systems and networks. Included are multiple on-line network systems, auxiliary consoles and peripheral equipment on electronic computer systems. Incumbents at all levels may work on a project team.

View the Senior Information Technology Technician job description

Business Systems Analyst

Incumbents in this class series perform specialized professional and technical duties utilizing enterprise resource planning systems. Enterprise resource planning systems (ERP systems) are integrated information systems that utilize expertise in a business field and information technology to solve operational problems. Functioning in a liaison capacity, incumbents combine business-planning expertise in finance, materials management (logistics), and/or human resources with information technology to analyze and translate departments' business requirements into system deployments. Incumbents serve all departments within the County. The primary ERP system modules are finance, logistics, and human resources.

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Information Technology Analyst Level I/II

Under supervision, incumbents perform a variety of professional, technical and analytical duties in the operation of enterprise, client/server and desktop computer systems and networks. The duties include work in the areas of user and systems requirements and analysis, applications development and maintenance, computer systems support, network design and maintenance, and data/database analysis/administration. Incumbents will be assigned to one of the following options:

Database Operating Systems Networking Programming Business Requirements

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Senior Information Technology Analyst

Incumbents in the Senior Information Technology Analyst class perform a variety of professional, technical and analytical duties in the operation of enterprise, client/server and desktop computer systems and networks. The duties include work in the areas of user and systems requirements and analysis, applications development and maintenance, computer systems support, network design and maintenance and data/database analysis/administration.

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Information Technology Manager

Under general direction, directs, manages, supervises, and coordinates the information technology (IT) activities in the operation of enterprise, client/server and desktop computer systems and networks. The duties involve management of technical services and operations including user and systems requirements and analysis, applications development and maintenance, computer systems operations and support, network design and maintenance, and data/database analysis/administration.

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