Supervising Deputy Public Guardian

  • San Bernardino, California
  • Jun 04, 2022
Full Time Public Safety
  • Salary: $56,825.60 - $78,041.60 Annually USD

Job Description

The Job

Filing Deadline: Applications will be accepted until filled
Apply by 5:00 PM on Friday, April 29, 2022 to be considered for 1st Round Interviews

The Department of Aging and Adult Services/Office of the Public Guardian is recruiting for a Supervising Deputy Public Guardian to supervise and evaluate the activities of Deputy Public Guardians who are responsible for arranging the administration of estates and custodial care of gravely disabled or other incompetent persons appointed by the courts to the Public Guardian.
For more information regarding job duties, refer to the Supervising Deputy Public Guardian job description.


We offer a competitive salary with bi-annual step increases of approximately 2.5% up to top salary step of $78,041 annually.

3% Effective July 30, 2022*
3% Effective February 25, 2023**

As an alternative to the traditional benefits package, you may also be eligible to elect the Modified Benefit Option (MBO) that provides an increased base rate of pay ($1.75 above the base rate of pay) with modified benefits. For more detailed information on the MBO for the Supervisory (SUP) Unit, refer to the MBO - BbOU - Benefits Summary Guide .
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.

*Salary increases contingent upon assessed values for previous fiscal year.
**Salary increases contingent upon Property Related Revenue and/or statewide Proposition 172 Sales Tax Collections performance.

Minimum Requirements

Education: A Bachelor's degree in Business/Public Administration, Behavioral/Social Science or a closely related field.
Experience: (must meet one of the following options)
Option A: Three (3) 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 courts.
Option B: Four (4) years of full-time supervisory experience, or experience acting as a lead with demonstrated increasing responsibility, in a legal, fiscal, or law enforcement setting.

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.

PRIORITY APPLICATION REVIEW DATE : Applications received by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 29, 2022 will receive priority consideration. Applications will be accepted and processed continuously, until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received. Apply as soon as possible to ensure consideration for this position, as the recruitment may close at any time. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application and/or supplemental questionnaires.

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EEO/ADA: San Bernardino County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant employer, committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants.

ADA Accommodation: If you have a disability and require accommodations in the testing process, submit the Special Testing Accommodations Request Form within one week of a recruitment filing deadline.

Veterans' Preference: Eligible veterans and their spouse or widow(er) who are not current County employees may be awarded additional Veterans' Preference points. Click here for information and instructions to request Veteran's Preference points.

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Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Remote-eligible (Remote work is a type of flexible working arrangement that allows an employee to work from remote location)


Job Address

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