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Deputy Probation Officer I Job - Riverside County Probation Department - Riverside, California




August 25, 2014

Riverside County Probation Department

Position Title: Deputy Probation Officer I
Position Type: Sheriff
Closing Date: 9/30/2014
Job Description
The County of Riverside Probation Department has openings for Deputy Probation Officer I positions throughout the County.

REQUIREMENTS:
ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY FOR THIS POSITION USING THE COUNTY'S NEW JOB GATEWAY
To access the job gateway, type this address into your browser:
http://rc-hr.com/Careers/JobGateway.aspx
 
BASED ON THE NUMBER OF RESUMES RECEIVED, THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE WITHOUT NOTICE.

 

The Deputy Probation Officer I testing process consists of two tests. The first test is an online test. Candidates who meet all requirements will be emailed a link to take the online test, the link will also be available in their Job Gateway the week after the job posting closes. Candidates that pass the online test will be invited to take the second test in person at our Assessment Center in Riverside at a later date to be determined.

For candidates that have tested previously, your test score will remain valid for six months. If you tested for this position within the past six months, DO NOT apply or take the test again at this time.

Veterans' Preference
Submit a copy of your Member-4 Form DD-214, indicating dates of service, and a copy of your letter of disability (if applicable) to the Human Resources Department at recruiting@rc-hr.com. For privacy reasons, it is recommended that you remove your social security information from the document(s). A Human Resources Representative will review the materials and determine if you qualify for Veteran's preference. If taking a special test, (online, written exam or other), inform the recruiter of your veteran status.

Your Member-4 Form DD-214 should be submitted to recruiting@rc-hr.com before this job posting expires. Please remember that you will need to resubmit your Member-4 Form DD-214 even if you have submitted one in the past to the County of Riverside.
Additional Information

• Pre-sentence Investigations and Juvenile Intake: Performs investigations of individuals and their offenses and evaluates pertinent behavioral, social, and personal information.
• Prepares court reports and makes recommendations on the disposition of cases; represents the department in court and testifies regarding cases.
• Investigates juvenile referrals for possible filing of Juvenile Court petitions.
• Recommends if juveniles should be kept in custody or released, if the case should be dismissed, if a petition should be filed, or if other action should be taken.
• Supervision of Probationers: Supervises and assists adult and juvenile probationers in the implementation of their conditions of probation.
• Regularly maintains contact and communications with probationers through home visits, office visits, correspondence, and telephone.
• Prepares reports to the court regarding the probationer's progress and adjustment; prepares and maintains case history records, case evaluations, and reports to the court regarding probationers.
• Provides aid and counsel to probationers in the resolution of adjustment and rehabilitation problems; formulates plans of rehabilitation; assists the individual in more effective use and budgeting of monies.
• May arrange for and participate in group counseling sessions for probationers and their families, and for groups of probationers.
• Promotes and supports crime and delinquency prevention programs through contacts and involvement in community activities.
• Deputies assigned to carry a firearm supervise high-risk violent probationers, gang members, and other special caseloads which may involve performing arrests, conducting searches, and participating in inter-agency law enforcement operations.
• Attends staff, divisional, and departmental meetings; keeps records of daily and monthly activities.
• Attends courses in powers of arrest and search and seizure; may restrain an adult or juvenile for the purpose of arrest and/or detention.
• May participate in training other staff; works flexible hours, as required by assignment.
• Due to business and operational needs, staff will be assigned to a variety of schedules, facilities, offices, and assignments.
• Will occasionally work evenings, weekends, and holidays as required.
• Performs other duties as required.

Prior to employment, candidates will be required to pass an extensive background investigation, physical exam including a Prue-employment drug and alcohol screening, psychological evaluation, and truth verification process using the Computerized Voice Stress Analyzer (CV SA).

The physical evaluation will include but is not limited to:
Vision: Applicants who wear glasses or contact lenses must have uncorrected vision of no worse than 20/200 correctable to 20/20. Applicants must have normal peripheral fields and color vision.

Hearing: Applicants must not have hearing loss greater than 30dB at any of the first three frequencies and an average loss of no greater than 30dB for all four frequencies. Hearing aides are not permitted to meet these requirements.


Job Requirements
  • Age 21
  • Education Bachelor's Degree
  • Experience No Experience Required
  • Additional Requirement :

    Please visit us at RC-HR.COM for more information.

    REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS - The County of Riverside is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process should contact the recruiter for the position noted above. For additional information and/or to obtain the appropriate form for requesting a reasonable accommodation , please visit the Disability Access Office web page located at: http://dao.rc-hr.com/.

    All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment physical exam, including a drug/alcohol test, and a criminal background investigation, including fingerprinting. (A felony or misdemeanor conviction may disqualify the applicant from County employment).

    Required Probationary Period - As an Approved Local Merit System, the County of Riverside requires all new regular or seasonal employees to serve an initial probationary period, the duration of which is indicated in the applicable Memorandum of Understanding, County Resolution, or Salary Ordinance. Temporary and Per Diem employees serve at the pleasure of the agency/department head.

    The County of Riverside is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the County of Riverside to provide employment opportunity for all qualified persons. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, or denial of medical and family care leave, or any other non job-related factor.

  • Salary Information
    Entry Level Salary: $20.19   hourly
    Academy Graduate: $20.19   hourly
    Lateral: $20.19   hourly
    Top Pay: $28.67   hourly

    Contact Information

    Anabel Mulhern
    probationcareers@rc-hr.com
    Riverside County Probation Department
    3960 Orange Street
    Riverside, California 92501
    ph: (951)955-9993