Senior Deputy Public Guardian

  • San Bernardino, California
  • Mar 16, 2021
Full Time Public Safety
  • Salary: $50,502.40 - $69,305.60 Annually USD

Job Description

The Job

The Department of Aging and Adult Services/Office of the Public Guardian is recruiting for a Senior Deputy Public Guardian to train, lead and mentor Deputy Public Guardians; manage complex cases which require coordination of multiple factors, and unique and extenuating circumstances; serve as a conservator of conservatee's property and financial assets; and coordinate legal or social services on behalf of conservatee. Incumbent will be responsible for duties and tasks related to both LPS and Probate conservatorships.
For more information regarding job duties, refer to the Senior Deputy Public Guardian job description.

Certification: Incumbents must possess and maintain a valid certification as a Public Guardian as established by the California Association of Public Administrators, Public Guardians, and Public Conservators (CAPAPGPC). Certification must be obtained within four (4) years of hire per Section 2923 of the California Probate Code or the incumbent may be terminated.

Background Investigation: Prior to appointment, applicants must pass a background investigation, which includes fingerprinting, credit check, and/or medical exam, which may include drug and/or TB testing.

Travel: Travel throughout the State is required. Occasional out-of-state travel is required and applicants must be able to travel by airplane. Incumbents may be required to make provision for transportation and to use personal vehicles (mileage reimbursement is available). A valid California Class C driver license and proof of automobile liability insurance must be maintained for the individual providing the transportation.

Work Location: Incumbents will be assigned to work at the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) located at 686 E. Mill St. San Bernardino, CA 92415-0647. Office location may change due to space and department operational needs.

Minimum Requirements

A Bachelor's Degree in Business/Public Administration, Behavioral/Social Science, or a closely related field.


Two (2) years of full-time experience equivalent to a Deputy Public Guardian with the County of San Bernardino. Equivalent experience includes the arrangement for custodial care and administration of estates of gravely disabled or other incompetent persons appointed to the Public Guardian by the court.

Four (4) additional years of full-time experience as described above may substitute for the education requirement.

Desired Qualifications

Certification as a Public Guardian as established by CAPAGPC is desirable. The ideal candidate will have experience collaborating with law enforcement agencies and the legal/court system.

Selection Process

There will be a competitive evaluation of qualifications based on a review of the Application and Supplemental Questionnaire; therefore it is to your advantage to provide as much relevant and detailed work experience as possible. Resumes may accompany the application as supplemental information only, but are typically not considered or reviewed unless specifically requested on the job announcement. Completing your application with statements such as "see/refer to resume" or "see attached" rather than completing your work history may affect your eligibility or competitive evaluation score.

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as this recruitment may close at any time. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application and/or supplemental questionnaires.

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