Juvenile Services Officer Iii- Department Promotional

County of San Luis Obispo
Permanent $67,953 - $86,736 Per year CA 1730 Bishop St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401, United States Apply before 5/23/2024 11:59


This is a Department promotional opportunity and is only open to current permanent employees of the County of San Luis Obispo's Probation Department. 
The Juvenile Services Officer III is a senior officer position in the Juvenile Services Series.  
Classes in this series, in a custody setting, provide for the temporary and safe supervision of juveniles who are accused of conduct subject to the jurisdiction of the court who require a restricted environment for their own, or the community's protection, while pending legal action; do other related work as required. 
Under general supervision, incumbents in the Juvenile Services Officer III position have responsibility for lead functions in the training, assigning and reviewing the work of subordinate staff assigned; and supervise activities of juveniles in detention.  This position reports to a Deputy Probation Officer III or Supervising Deputy Probation Officer and assists in doing staff evaluations and progressive discipline as necessary.  
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The Ideal Candidate


Completion of 60 semester units or 90 quarter units of college course work with a major in behavioral science, social science, child development, criminology or a related field.  (Job related experience in dealing with a diverse population, family relationships, the development of youth and delinquency factors such as child abuse, attachment disorders, learning disabilities, developmental delays, substance abuse and truancy may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.) 


One year experience as a Juvenile Services Officer II or equivalent, or one year experience as a Deputy Probation Officer I or equivalent with experience in a juvenile detention facility, and completion of the Board of Corrections, Standards and Training for Corrections, Group Counselor CORE Academy Training.

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