County Of Sonoma

Santa Rosa , CA
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Probation Work Crew Supervisor

County Of Sonoma
Santa Rosa, CA Full-time
Posted on January 12, 2019

Probation Work Crew Supervisor - Regular and Extra-Help

$29.13 - $35.42/Hourly

Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience: Any combination of education, training, and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities.  Normally, this would include one year of full-time experience supervising offenders in a correctional facility and/or experience in carrying out semiskilled maintenance, landscape, construction, or industrial production projects.  Coursework or experience in project management, as well as licensure as a general contractor, a landscape contractor, or journey-level experience in one or more skilled trades such as carpentry, plumbing, masonry, or electrical is desired.

License: Possession of a valid driver's license at the appropriate level including special endorsements, as required by the State of California, may be required depending upon assignment to perform the essential job functions of the position.
Background Requirement: Incumbents shall not have been convicted of a felony in this state or any other state or in any federal jurisdiction, or of any offense in any other state or in a federal jurisdiction, which would have been a felony if committed in this state, nor be under current formal probation supervision.

Candidates certified for employment must be willing to undergo an in-depth background investigation including a psychological evaluation, criminal history check, and a medical examination, and may be subject to drug and alcohol testing in accordance with Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration regulations, 49 CFR 382, et. al.

Citizenship Requirement: Permanent resident aliens who wish to be employed as peace officers must apply for citizenship prior to application for such employment.  Permanent resident aliens must cooperate with the U.S. Department of Immigration in meeting all requirements for U.S. citizenship or they shall be disqualified for peace officer status.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of: typical offender behavior patterns and methods of controlling behavior problems and disturbances; techniques and skills necessary to provide the leadership role in supervising, directing, and instructing the activities of offenders; project management including cost estimating for construction projects, materials, time frames, and equipment; construction practices and the properties of materials used in erecting, installing, repairing, and removing diverse structures or structural parts, pipelines, and/or landscape development and maintenance; building codes and occupational safety and health practices and procedures related to construction and maintenance activities; the proper use and care of various hand and power tools to complete construction, maintenance, and landscaping work; principles of written and oral communication and report writing techniques, including language mechanics, syntax, and English composition; and advanced first aid techniques and practices, including cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

Ability to: make and record detailed observations; read blueprints and specifications; supervise work of offenders; keep accurate records related to project costs, labor, time, and materials; exercise good judgment and decision making and adopt an effective course of action in an emergency situation, with limited to no supervision; effectively supervise a group of  offenders engaged in various construction, industrial, and maintenance work activities; acquire and maintain the respect of offenders and fellow staff toward maintaining firm control in individual and group situations; maintain a cooperative working environment and provide positive motivation to offender crews; establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, County departments, community agencies, and representatives; work outdoors for extended periods under varying weather conditions; work different shifts, weekends, and holidays; interpret and enforce institutional rules, regulations, and other policies with firmness, tact, and impartiality; observe inmates and anticipate and avert problems; effectively control, direct, and instruct inmates individually and in groups; prepare written reports; physically apprehend and/or restrain offenders in the line of duty.