Monterey County encompasses some of California’s most stunning scenery and offers an ideal year round Mediterranean climate. Miles of beautiful beaches, spectacular mountain ranges, groves of redwoods, low-rolling foothills, and scenic valleys are characteristics that contribute to the quality of life enjoyed by over 446,000 residents and the numerous tourists who visit the area year-round. Monterey County boasts world-renowned attractions such as the spectacular Big Sur Coast, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Cannery Row and the Steinbeck Center.
The Chief Probation Officer (CPO) is nominated by the Monterey County Juvenile Justice Commission and is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the Judges of the Monterey County Superior Court. The CPO functions as the department head responsible for the overall policy, administration, and management of the Probation department, which includes adult and juvenile supervision and rehabilitation. Directing the enforcement of regulatory provisions of the California Government Code, the California Welfare and Institutions Code and the California Penal Code as related to the functions of the Probation Department is a primary responsibility. The CPO coordinates policy and program requirements with the Superior Court, the Juvenile Justice Court, the Juvenile Justice Commission, the County Administrative Officer and the Board of Supervisors. As head of the department, the CPO directs staff by developing goals and performance standards in accordance with department objectives. In addition, the CPO serves as a member of various boards, commissions and councils.
The successful candidate will be an experienced executive with an unblemished record of integrity and ethics, recognized as a leader, and have excellent interpersonal skills. Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in Administration of Justice, the Behavioral or Social Sciences, Criminology, Public/Business Administration or a closely related field as well as six years of increasingly responsible experience performing extensive probation administrative/managerial duties, three years of which have been in a senior level administrative managerial position.
To be considered, please visit the Avery Associates Career Portal at www.averyassoc.net/current-searches/to upload your letter of interest, resume and contact information including email addresses for five work-related references to Paul Kimura by February 7, 2020.
Paul Kimura and/or Sam Avery
3½ N. Santa Cruz Ave., Suite A
Los Gatos, CA 95030
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