Chief Probation Officer

San Joaquin County Human Resources
(209) 468-3370

San Joaquin County is recruiting for a highly experienced Chief Probation Officer to lead the daily activities of the Probation Department and to provide executive-level leadership to ensure regulatory requirements are met. This position provides administrative oversight and strategic direction for the Probation Department and ensures that all department programs and operations comply with applicable laws and regulations, as well as with the policies established by the Justice System, County Administrator and the Board of Supervisors.
The ideal candidate is expected to model a strong work ethic and leadership skills, including accountability to oneself and others while demonstrating the ability to be a collaborative and innovative problem solver. The candidate will possess exceptional communication skills and a working knowledge of probation and community programs with a proven ability to effectively build and manage teams, utilizing superior interpersonal and analytical skills with a high level of integrity combined with an ethical and fair philosophy.
The successful candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, criminology, or related fields or graduation from an accredited law school and five years of experience in probation or parole, four years of which must have been at a level equivalent to a Probation Division Chief in San Joaquin County and possess a valid California driver’s license.
Apply online at or contact San Joaquin County Human Resources, 44 N. San Joaquin St., Suite 330, Stockton, CA 95202, (209) 468-3370.

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