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Law Enforcement
Deputy Probation Officer
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County of Ventura | Ventura, CA
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Job Description


Under general supervision, a Deputy Probation Officer (DPO) reviews, investigates and recommends disposition of juvenile and adult cases; determines appropriate treatment plans; monitors the progress of those placed on probation; refers probationers to appropriate community resources; provides casework services in correctional facilities programs or in field units; can be assigned to an armed or unarmed unit; and performs related duties as required. DPOs perform arrests, residential searches and other peace officer duties and work with other law enforcement agencies to promote public safety. DPOs may also assume responsibilities for a unit Senior DPO in the senior's/supervisor's absence, perform assignments requiring specialized skills, and assist in training, evaluating, and reviewing the work of lesser tenured or subordinate personnel.

EDUCATIONAL INCENTIVE: Some positions may be eligible for educational incentive. This incentive may be of 2.5%, 3.5%, or 5% for incumbents in eligible positions based on completion of an Associate's, Bachelor's, or Master's degree that is not required by the classification.

BILINGUAL INCENTIVE: Incumbent may also be eligible for bilingual incentive pay depending upon operational needs and certification skills.

AGENCY/DEPARTMENT: Ventura County Probation Agency

Deputy Probation Officer is represented by Ventura County Professional Peace Officers' Association (VCPPOA) and is eligible for overtime compensation.

The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill current and future Regular, Temporary, Fixed-term, Intermittent, and Extra Help vacancies within the Ventura County Probation Agency.