Established in 1853, Alameda County is the geographic center of the San Francisco Bay Area, located on the east side of the Bay across from the San Francisco Peninsula. Commonly referred to as the “East Bay,” the region has been the fastest growing in the San Francisco Bay Area for more than two decades. The County has a population approaching 1.6 million residents making it the second largest county in the Bay Area and the seventh largest in the State and includes 14 cities including Alameda, Albany, Berkeley, Dublin, Emeryville, Fremont, Hayward, Livermore, Newark, Oakland, Piedmont, Pleasanton, San Leandro, and Union City as well as 6 unincorporated communities and rural areas that span a total of 738 square miles.
The mission of the Alameda County Probation Department is to support and restore communities by providing compassionate supervision and accountability to justice-involved youth and adults and provide preventive and rehabilitative services through evidence-based practices and collaborative partnerships. It is also committed to its vision of making communities the safest in the nation. The County seeks an experience probation professional to be its next Chief Probation Officer. The Probation Department consists of four divisions: Adult Field Services, Juvenile Field Services, Juvenile Facilities and Administration. It has an annual operating budget of $153.8 million with 682 employees (including 486 sworn peace officers). The CPO is an at-will Department Head appointed by the Board of Supervisors and reports through and receives overall policy guidance from the County Administrator.
Requires a qualifying combination of education and experience listed in the recruitment brochure.
Salary range: $200,616 to $260,790