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									8438 Chief Deputy Adult Probation Officer
     Recruitment #PEX-8438-056912

  Please Note: Interested candidates are encouraged to apply
      immediately as this posting may close at anytime.

   "Protecting the Community, Serving Justice and Changing

    The San Francisco Adult Probation Department achieves
                     excellence in community
      corrections and contributes to public safety and public
                   service. We collaborate with
    law enforcement and other agencies providing a unique
                       blend of enforcement,
     treatment and victim awareness. We are leaders in our
                   profession, exemplifying the
   highest standards in the field of community corrections. In
                        cooperation with the
   community, we extend a continuum of integrated services
                     that empowers offenders
           to become productive, law-abiding citizens.

                     The City and County of San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity Employer
   PROFILE OF ORGANIZATION AND                                              General Description:
             POSITION:                       Under general direction, plans, coordinates and directs the daily operations of
                                            the Department, including program development, personnel management and
     The San Fr ancisco Adult Probation      disciplinary policies; Implements, enforces and audits policy as determined by
Department is an integral partner in the       the Chief Probation Officer; supervises Division Directors and managers of
                City’s criminal             department programs; implements budget adjustments and balances workload
justice system and contributes to public    based on budget considerations; plans, develops and coordinate the operations
      safety through its court services,           of the department ensuring effective service delivery practices and
               supervision and                   responsiveness along various sectional lines or platforms. Make critical
   treatment r eferral functions. The San                           decisions in areas of responsibilities.
  Francisco Adult Probation Department
 approximately 7,000 adult offenders on
       court-ordered adult probation                   Appointment Type: Permanent Exempt Appointment
         supervision and diversion                             This position is excluded by the
       programs. Our commitment to            Charter from the competitive civil service examination process and shall
    “Protecting the Co mmunity, Serving                  serve at the discretion of the Appointing Officer.
       Justice and Changing Lives” is
achieved by the implementation and use
of evidence-based practices supervision
                   models in
  collaboration with the Courts, District
 Attorney, Public Defender, Community-
Organizations, Re-entry Council, Sheriff,
Police and other City departments. These
services empower our clients to become
productive, law-abiding members of our
     Our goal is to reduce victimization,
 improve outcomes and break the inter-
            generational cycle of
 incarceration. Reporting directly to the
 Chief Adult Probation Officer, the Chief
          Deputy Adult Probation
 Officer functions at the second highest
 level of the department’s management
               structure and is
responsible for the day-to-day operation
 of the department. Position will also be
               responsible for
 employee discipline, operational audits
        and program developments.
                                        Minimum Qualifications:
         1. Possession of a Baccalaureate Degree from an accredited college or
         university with a major in Criminology, Corrections, Social Work, Psychology,
                                                           Examples of Important and Essential Duties:
         Sociology or a closely related field; AND         1. Directs the development and implementation of timely goals, policies, and strategic
                                                            of full -time) supervisory
         2. Five (5) years of full -time (or the equivalentplans in areas of responsibilities; creates and implements PROBSTAT Performance
                                                           measures special programs i Practices; properly manages the allocation of resources
         experience in field services, institutional work, or relatedand Evidence Basedn a
         California County Probation Department or California Corrections Facility, or anlevels; and develops, reviews and monitors progress of
                                                           and provides appropriate service
         equivalent combination of training and            audit corrective action plans.
         experience; AND                                   2. Confers with management staff regarding work performance and evaluation,
         3. Possession of a valid Driver’s License.        employee grievance and discipline. Sets objectives and monitors the performance of
                                                            from an accredited college or
         Substitution: Possession of a Master’s Degreesubordinate staff engaged in defined activities.
                                                           3. Establish Work, Psychology,
         university with a major in Criminology, Corrections, Social departmental rules and policies pertaining to departmental personnel
         Sociology or a closely related field may be substituted for one year of the
                                                           management and administration.
         required general supervisory experience.
                                                           4. Investigate citizen complaints, coordinates complaint resolution, recommend
                                                           corrective actions and represent the department with City Attorney and other agencies.
                                                           5. Consults with the Mayor/Mayor’s staff regarding in area of responsibilities,
                                                           coordinates with other City departments in addressing service needs. May represent the
                                                           Selection Process:
                                                           Department before or provide information to commissions, boards, committees and
                                                           representatives from federal, state and the agencies, organizations, and the media.
                   Applicants will be screened for relevant qualifying experience as described onlocalapplication
                                                           6. Consults with division directors and managers to those
                materials of each applicant who has met the minimum requirements for the position. Only discuss program problems and issues;
                                                             needs of the Department will continue in the selection
                   applicants who most closely meet theestablishes project priorities, reviews management reports to monitor program status;
                 process. Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement in the staff on current
                                                           evaluates service levels and performance standards; advises
                                                            on the successful candidate. The selection will be made by changes.
process and background investigation will be conducted developments, personnel matters, and policy or procedural the Chief Adult
                                                           Probation Officer.

      Desirable Qualifications:
      1. Knowledge of: existing codes, ordinances, laws and
      regulations relating to the operations of
      the probation department.
      2. Ability to: provide strong leadership skills; direct
      subordinate staff engaged in diverse
      activities; exercise administrative ingenuity, independent
      analysis, adaptability and judgment on
      highly specialized proposals with difficult, complicated
      choices of action; make
      recommendations and present them effec tively to the
      Mayor, commissions, boards, committees,
      other agencies and the public; apply the principles and
      practices of public administration,
      financial and personnel management; clearly interpret all
      applicable laws, ordinances and codes;
      direct research, survey techniques and statistical
      methods; communicate effectively with
      subordinates, other city employees, the general public,
      members of civic organizations, or other
      agencies; and provide guidance to managers in a calm,
      effec tive manner in crisis situations.

                                                                 SF Adult Probation
                                                             Protecting the Community,
                                                            Serving Justice and Changing
  Verification of the education and experience may be required at any point in the selection process. A copy of transcripts or
  diplomas must be submitted when r equested. Verification of experience, when requested, must be on the employer’s letterhead
  and must show the name of the applicant, job title(s), duties, dates of service, and must be signed by the employer. Verification
  may be waived if impossible to obtain. Waiver requests will not automatically be granted, but will be considered on a case-by-
  case basis. Failure to submit verification documentation, if requested, may result in rejection of a pplication or ineligibility for
  employment. All statements made on the application or subs equent documents are subject to verification.

                                                                                        How to Apply:
                                                   Applications are accepted through an on-line process. Click on the link below to
                                                   apply, or visit to begin the application process by registering an
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:*                          account. Select the desired job announcement (PEX-8438-056912), then select
The nor mal annual salary range A is               "Apply" and read and acknowledge the information. Select "I am a New User". If you
$98,774 - $126,048* (see Notes) *Range             have previously registered, select "I have Registered Previously". Follow the
B/C is $126,074 - $153,218.*                       instructions given on the screen. You must include a cover letter and resume in
Appointments above the maximum of the              your on-line application. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed City
normal range may be considered based on            and County of San Francisco application. Computer kiosks are located in the lobby of
documented and substantiated                       the Department of Human Resources, One South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San
recruitment and retention issues or                Francisco, for use by the publ ic. The hours of operation are from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00
exceptional skills. A special approval             p.m., Monday through Friday.
process is necessary for appointment               Applications for this recruitment process will be accepted and reviewed on a
above the nor mal salary range. The City           continuous basis. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply immediately, as
and County of San Francisco offers a               the posting may close at any time. If you have any questions regarding this
competitive benefit package for                    recruitment or application process, please contact Kristin Kogure at (415) 553-1689,
                                                   or via email at
management employees that include:
1. Eleven paid legal holidays per year
2. Seventeen floating holidays per year
(based on current labor contract)
3. Paid vacation (10-20 days per year),
depending upon years of service
4. May earn up to 10 additional days of
paid administrative leave per year
5. Paid sick leave (13 days per year)
6. Flexible benefit plan including medical          NOTES:
and dental insurance                                1. Prior to appointment, the candidate (with the exception of current Peace Officers
7. Deferred compensation plan (457K)                of the Adult Probation Department) will be investigated to deter mine their general
8. $7,916 annual credit toward the                  fitness for this position. Employees in this classification are peace officers a nd must
management cafeteria plan                           meet POST standards and comply with laws applicable to peace officer positions.
9. Paid parental leave pursuant to CCSF             Conviction of a felony or of a crime that would have been a felony if committed in
policies and labor contract provisions              California is a bar to employment as a peace officer. (California Government Code
10. Paid management training program                sections 1029 and 1031)
11. Defined benefit retirement plan                 2. A psychological examination will be required of any new hir e prior to
12. Life Insurance and Social Security              appointment. This examination will consist of written tests and a clinical intervi ew to
* Notes:                                            determine the candidate’s fitness for work as a Chief Deputy Adult Probation
1. All employees hired on or after January          Officer.
10, 2009 are required (pursuant to San              Applicants are encouraged to keep copies of all documents submitted. Submitted
Francisco Charter Section A8.432) to                documents will not be returned. Applicants may be required to submit the s ame
contribute 2% of pre-tax compensation to            documents and/or additional documents at a later date. Remember to indicate Class
fund retiree healthcare. In addition, Public        8438 Chief Deputy Adult Probation Officer on all correspondence.
Safety employees are required to make a             All persons entering the City and County of San Francisco workforce are required to
member contribution to retirement, equal            provide verification of authorization to work in the United States . Reasonable
to 9% of cover ed gross salary.                     accommodations will be made so those applicants with disabilities may participate
2. For FY2010-11 and FY2011-2012, 1.75              in
hours of unpaid administrative leave                the application and/or selection process. Applicants needing an accommodation
(furlough) will be deducted per pay period          should contact Kristin Kogure, Sr. Personnel Analyst, at (415) 553-1689.
to implement wage concessions
negotiated to address citywide budget
880 Bryant Street, Room 200
San Francisco, CA 94103-4673
    Phone: 415.553.1706
     Fax: 415.553.1771

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