Chief Probation Officer

  • The County of Monterey
  • Salinas, California
  • Jan 08, 2020
Full Time Probation Management
  • Salary: The salary range for this position is $150,808 to $205,969 annually, DOQ.
  • Apply By: Feb 07, 2020


Job Description

The Chief Probation Officer (CPO) is nominated by the Monterey County Juvenile Justice Commission and is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the Judges of the Monterey County Superior Court. The CPO functions as the department head responsible for the overall policy, administration, and management of the Probation department, which includes adult and juvenile supervision and rehabilitation. Directing the enforcement of regulatory provisions of the California Government Code, the California Welfare and Institutions Code and the California Penal Code as related to the functions of the Probation Department is a primary responsibility. The CPO coordinates policy and program requirements with the Superior Court, the Juvenile Justice Court, the Juvenile Justice Commission, the County Administrative Officer and the Board of Supervisors. As head of the department, the CPO directs staff by developing goals and performance standards in accordance with department objectives. In addition, the CPO serves as a member of various boards, commissions and councils.

Job Requirements

The successful candidate will be an experienced executive with an unblemished record of integrity and ethics, recognized as a leader, and have excellent interpersonal skills. Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in Administration of Justice, the Behavioral or Social Sciences, Criminology, Public/Business Administration or a closely related field as well as six years of increasingly responsible experience performing extensive probation administrative/managerial duties, three years of which have been in a senior level administrative managerial position.

Special Instructions

To be considered, please visit the Avery Associates Career Portal at upload your letter of interest, resume and contact information including email addresses for five work-related references to Paul Kimura by February 7, 2020.

Paul Kimura and/or Sam Avery
Avery Associates
3½ N. Santa Cruz Ave., Suite A
Los Gatos, CA 95030

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