Deputy Probation Officer I/II/III (20199969)

Northern California Inland
2/4/2022 at 5pm
$21.88-$32.48 Hourly

Please review the special instructions before applying for this job opportunity.


525 W. Sycamore Street Willows, 95988


The Deputy Probation Officer I/II/III position in the Probation Department investigate cases of juvenile delinquency or dependency and adult applicants for probation; supervise and counsel juveniles and adults on probation; prepares reports and recommendations for court. Provides professional casework services to adult and juvenile offenders involving the referral, supervision and rehabilitation of juveniles and adults on probation; and provides advocacy and related services to victims of crimes. The Deputy Probation Officer I is the entry level class and the Deputy Probation Officer III is the advanced journey level position in the class. This position is scheduled for forty (40) hours per week.


  • Supervises and counsels adults and juvenile probationers utilizing evidence based practices, administer risk/needs assessments; prepares and carries out case plans.
  • Prepares and presents reports and recommendations regarding juveniles and adults for the Superior Court.
  • Investigates violations of the law by juveniles and adults, and prepares a variety of reports to the court on individuals under the jurisdiction of the court.
  • Analyzes and uses information gathered by interviewing the accused and others involved in a case to assess client needs; develops a supervision plan designed to achieve desired behavioral changes; prepares progress reports.
  • Arrests juvenile/adult probationers, or makes arrangements through law enforcement agencies for the arrest of juvenile/adult probationers who violate the law or terms of probation; physically restrains juvenile/adult probationers when necessary.
  • Makes financial arrangements for the collection and distribution of fines, restitution and other payments.

Ideal Candidate

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective relationships.
  • Knowledge of interviewing techniques and research methodology.
  • Experience preparing and presenting written and oral reports.
  • The ability to review, comprehend, and implement established policies and procedures.
  • Experience utilizing and/or knowledge of evidence based practices.


  • You are able to interpret and apply federal, state and local policies, procedures, laws and regulations.
  • You have knowledge of basic legal terminology, forms and court procedures .
  • You are able to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • You have knowledge of arrest, search and seizure procedures.


I - Some experience in the field of probation or law enforcement is desirable. II - One year of experience as a Deputy Probation Officer I in Glenn County or equivalent experience in probation or law enforcement. III - Three years of increasingly responsible experience as a Deputy Probation Officer II.

I /II/III- High school diploma. Additional specialized training in law enforcement, criminal justice or related field is desirable.  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in psychology, social work, political science, administration of justice or closely related field is highly desirable.





12 paid holidays per year. In lieu of the twelve holidays the employee’s base hourly rate is increased by 5% above the approved, published rate for the employee’s step and range. In addition to the 12 paid holidays, employees will also receive 1 floating holiday per year.


80 hours (approximately 10 working days) per year during the first two years of service; 120 hours (approximately 15 working days) per year during years 3 through 12; 160 hours (approximately 20 working days) per year during years 13 through 19.  200 hours (approximately 25 working days) per year after 20 or more years of service.  This does not include hours received in lieu of 13 paid holidays.  POA employees are not entitled to use vacation pay until they have been employed one full year.


96 hours (approximately twelve working days) per year of paid sick leave.


40 hours with pay for each instance for immediate family members.  Immediate family includes spouse, child, stepchild, stepparent, parent, grandparent, parent-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, brother or sister.


Service is based on employment with Glenn County.  The County shall provide a longevity differential above the employee’s base rate of pay for those employees represented by this unit as follows: after 10 full years of service 5%, after 15 full years of service 1%, after 20 full years of service 1%, after 25 full years of service 1% and after 30 full years of service 1% for a total of 9%.


Glenn County contracts with PERS for medical insurance. The County pays a portion of the medical insurance premium based on the carrier and amount of the total premium. 


POA employees are offered a choice of two voluntary dental insurance plans; Delta Dental (PPO) and DeltaCare (HMO).  The County pays a portion of the employee’s dental premium.


The County pays 90% of the employee’s premium for Medical Eye Services (MES) coverage.  Enrollment is voluntary.


The County offers three IRC § 457 voluntary Deferred Compensation Plans (tax deferred long-term savings plans):   Voya, Nationwide and John Hancock.


The County coordinates with State Short Term Disability Insurance for regular employees. 


The County pays the premium on a $10,000 Group Term Life Insurance policy for regular County employees.  The employee pays the premium for optional life insurance.


The County is in the Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS 2½% @ 55 and after 1/1/13 PERS 2% @ 62) which is coordinated with Social Security.  The employee is responsible for paying 100% of the employee’s contribution to PERS.  Unused accrued sick leave can be converted to service credit at retirement.


Premium pay such as shift differential and working-out-of-class pay may be paid depending upon the employee’s work assignment and class.


Uniformed employees are paid $832 per year to purchase, replace and/or clean uniforms.  This payment is made by adding $.40 to the employee’s base hourly rate. Newly hired (not promoted within) Sheriff’s Correctional Deputies shall receive a $500 uniform allowance.

*Benefits are listed for full-time employees; certain benefits are pro-rated for part-time employees.


Special Instructions

To apply for this job opportunity, submit a completed County of Glenn employment application packet online at or to the Personnel Department: 525 W. Sycamore Street, Willows, CA 95988 by 
5:00 P.M., Friday, February 4, 2022. The written test is scheduled for the week of February 14th, 2022. 
Oral Board test will be scheduled once the written test is completed. 

This recruitment may be used to establish a list to fill future vacancies for the next twelve (12) months.

Application packets must include the following
•    A Glenn County Employment Application      •         Résumé
•    Transcripts and/or Certificates                        •         Cover Letter

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The County of Glenn is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process should contact the Personnel Department.
The above information is general in nature and does not constitute an expressed or implied contract. The County of Glenn has the right to rescind this recruitment at any time.


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