County of FresnoFresno 93703
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Senior Juvenile Correctional Officer

County of Fresno
Permanent Fresno County Probation Department, 2212 N Winery Ave, Fresno, CA 93703, United States
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Overview

Scheduled Salary Increase:3% effective 7/24/23
3% effective 7/22/24
 

APPLY IMMEDIATELY AS THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE ONLY The Fresno County Probation Department has rewarding advancement opportunities available for experienced individuals interested in furthering their Criminal Justice career as a Senior Juvenile Correctional Officer.

Senior Juvenile Correctional Officers act in a lead capacity over lower-level Juvenile Correctional Officers, perform specialized assignments as determined by department management, and are responsible for maintaining institutional security; youth and staff safety; and supervising adult or youth offenders on-site or in the community. Other duties include performing control room activities and functions; transporting youths; and providing other services and support to institutional programs.


APPLICANTS MUST BE WILLING TO WORK OVERTIME IF NECESSARY AND SHIFTS AS ASSIGNED INCLUDING NIGHTS, WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAYS.

As a condition of employment with the Probation Department, candidates must undergo and pass a thorough and rigid background investigation, polygraph, and medical and psychological examinations. The background investigation will require candidates to provide information regarding personal history including legal issues - arrests and/or convictions; personal information - relatives, references, and acquaintances; verification of education, experience and employment; residences; financial status; military service; and vehicle operation history. This list is neither inclusive nor exclusive; other relevant areas may be investigated and verified. 


Fresno County Juvenile Institutions are "No Hostage" facilities. In the event you are taken hostage, the County will not bargain for your safe release.
Positions in this classification are in Medical Group III - Heavy Physical Activity (Personnel Rule 8). This group includes positions which require heavy physical effort using arms, legs, back and trunk in frequent lifting, pushing, or pulling objects weighing (or offering resistance equivalent to) over 25 pounds. Generally, considerable bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, reaching, as well as standing and walking are involved. Physical stamina is usually required and explosive strength using bursts of energy may be required, depending upon specific position assignments. 
Eligible candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
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Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Minimum Qualifications

Senior Juvenile Correctional Officer candidates must qualify under one (1) of the options listed below:

OPTION 1:

Education: Be a high school graduate, pass the General Education Development Test or other high school equivalency test approved by the State Department of Education that indicates high school graduation level, or pass the California High School Proficiency Examination.

AND

Complete at least sixty (60) semester units of coursework that is acceptable within the United States' accredited college or university system.

Experience: Two (2) years of full-time, paid work experience as a Juvenile Correctional Officer in a Fresno County Juvenile Institution, or equivalent experience in a juvenile or adult commitment/detention facility, correctional facility, military, or law enforcement experience.

OPTION 2:

Education: Possess a two-year (2), four-year (4), or advanced degree from an accredited college or university including the completion of at least sixty (60) semester units of coursework that is acceptable within the United States' accredited college or university system.

Experience: Two (2) years of full-time, paid work experience as a Juvenile Correctional Officer in a Fresno County Juvenile Institution, or equivalent experience in a juvenile or adult commitment/detention facility, correctional facility, military, or law enforcement experience.

In addition to the above listed options, candidates must also possess the following:

License: Possession of a valid Class “C” driver’s license, or equivalent. Incumbents may be required to obtain a Class “B” driver’s license, or equivalent.

Certificate: Possession a valid First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificate is required prior to appointment.


Completion of the Juvenile Counselor Core Course as certified by the California Board of State and Community Corrections.

Proof of completion is required and must be submitted by the closing date and time of this recruitment. You may attach a copy to your online employment application; fax a copy to (559) 455-4788, Attn: Carolyn Maxwell; or email it to . 

Age: Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age.
 
Other: Under California Penal Code Section 830.5, the Senior Juvenile Correctional Officer classification is defined as a Peace Officer.  Therefore, candidates must be able to meet all pre-employment as well as ongoing peace officer status requirements pursuant to Federal, State, and local legislation.

TO PREVENT THE DISQUALIFICATION OF YOUR APPLICATION, PLEASE NOTE:
  • Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications for this position by the filing deadline. 
  • A completed Fresno County employment application is required (must be current, complete, and accurate; amendments will not be allowed after the filing deadline).
  • Valid driver's license number is required and must be listed on your application. Failure to provide this information will result in the disqualification of your application. 
  • Please fully list your education and work experience, including current position. Failure to list current, complete, and accurate education and work experience within the job application (including employment with the County of Fresno) will result in the disqualification of your application. 
  • In the Education section of your application, please provide complete information for each school attended. Please provide the school's name, school's location, the type and number of units earned (semester or quarter), and if applicable, which major or program was completed. Failure to completely list education within the job application will result in the disqualification of your application. 
  • Proof of qualifying education may be requested to verify educational eligibility. 
  • If you have completed education in a foreign college or university and are using this education to meet the minimum qualifications, you must provide documentation that the foreign education is comparable to that received within the United States' accredited college or university system or your application will not be accepted. Documentation must be provided by the closing date and time of this recruitment. You may attach a copy to your online employment application; fax a copy to (559) 455-4788, Attn: Carolyn Maxwell; or email it to .
  • Proof of completion of the Juvenile Counselor Core Course is required and must be submitted with your application. You must attach a copy to your online employment application; fax a copy to (559) 455-4788, Attn: Carolyn Maxwell; or email it to .Failure to provide this information will result in the disqualification of your application. 
  • Resumes and attachments are not accepted in lieu of a completed employment application.
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