|Salary||$24.15- $29.36/hour; $4,187.02- $5,089.40/month|
|Date Opened||6/30/2017 8:00:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||11/10/2017 5:00:00 PM|
Permanent/Full Time (40 hrs/week)
Auburn Area (Applegate, Auburn, Colfax, Foresthill, Meadow Vista, Penryn)
|Additional Forms Required||
Veterans DD214 (if applicable)|
|HR Analyst||Kathy Youngs|
Applications received by 5:00 pm Friday, 7/21/2017 will be scheduled to take the written examination tentatively scheduled for 8/16/2017.
Applications received by 5:00 pm Friday, 9/22/2017, will be scheduled to take the written examination tentatively scheduled for 10/25/2017.
Applications received by 5:00 pm Friday, 11/10/2017, will be scheduled to take the written examination tentatively scheduled for 12/6/2017.
The current positions are Temporary/Extra Help Assignments. Temporary/Extra Help assignments are limited to 999 hours (or 960 hours for CalPERS retired annuitants) in a fiscal year and are not eligible for benefits.
Appointments made from this eligible list may transition to permanent status, should vacancies arise.
To provide for the care and custody of incarcerated juveniles in county institutions; and to provide counseling on an occasional basis to juvenile wards.
This is the entry level class in the Deputy Probation Officer - Institution series. Incumbents work within the juvenile facility setting in any capacity for which they are properly trained and are expected to become fully trained in all aspects of institutional work. This class is distinguished from Probation Assistant in that the latter class performs technical work which does not require completion of Core training and Probation Assistant cannot assume sole responsibility for supervision of juveniles. This class is flexibly allocated with Deputy Probation Officer II – Institution.
Receives immediate to general supervision from a Supervising or Senior Deputy Probation Officer – Institution; may receive technical and functional supervision from a Deputy Probation Officer II - Institution. Following completion of required Title 15 training, the incumbent may perform direct supervision of juveniles alone.
It is the applicant's responsibility to identify in their application materials how they meet the Minimum Qualifications listed below.
Experience: No experience is required.
Training: An Associate of Arts degree or equivalent (completion of 60 units at an accredited college, with at least 9 units in the behavioral sciences). Experience as a group or youth counselor, or other paid, full-time experience in related juvenile work may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.
License or Certificate:
NOTE: Relevant, equivalent experience (performing the same or similar job requiring similar knowledge, skills, and abilities) may be substituted for the required education as determined by the Human Resources Department.
NOTE: Applicants receiving their degree outside the United States must submit proof of accreditation by a recognized evaluation agency.
Written Examination (100%)
The written examination may include multiple choice, true/false, fill-in, matching, and/or essay type questions directly related to the required knowledge and abilities for this classification.
Additional information and a study guide for this examination may be found on the BSCC website here.
Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination, which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation, sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation and/or be bonded.
All new permanent employees, with the exception of sworn law enforcement and those in management and confidential groups, shall be required to join the employee organization or pay an 'Agency Fee' as a condition of employment.
The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied.
Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please visit our website at:
Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation.
The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department.
For individuals who submit an application and meet minimum qualifications by Friday, 7/21/2017 at 5:00 pm:
Week of 07/24/2017 Minimum Qualifications Screening (tentative)
Week of 08/14/2017 Written Examination (tentative)
Week of 8/28/2017 Eligible List Established (tentative)
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For individuals who submit an application and meet minimum qualifications by Friday, 9/22/2017 at 5:00 pm:
Week of 09/25/2017 Minimum Qualifications Screening (tentative)
Week of 10/23/2017 Written Examination (tentative)
Week of 11/6/2017 Eligible List Established (tentative)
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For individuals who submit an application and meet minimum qualifications by Friday,11/10/2017 at 5:00 pm:
Week of 11/13/2017 Minimum Qualifications Screening (tentative)
Week of 12/04/2017 Written Examination (tentative)
Week of 12/18/2017 Eligible List Established (tentative)