Juvenile Corrections Officer I/II

Juvenile Corrections Staff
Yuba County Probation Department (CA) - Marysville, California

Jan 12, 2022

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Application Deadline:
Jan 24, 2022

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$3551.00 monthly
Top Pay:
$3907.00 monthly

Job Description

The County of Yuba is recruiting both Extra-Help and Full-Time positions for the Juvenile Corrections Officer I/II classification, in an effort to fill current vacancies and establish an employment eligibility list. These positions are located on the Tri-County Youth Rehabilitation Campus which falls under the Juvenile Institutions Division of the Yuba County Probation Department.  The primary responsibilities of this flexibly staffed position are to: provide care, custody, supervision, and control of youth housed in the secured detention facilities while they are pending legal action or serving a post adjudication commitment; ensure and sustain a safe and secure environment for youth; and coordinate counseling and behavior modification activities associated with the operation of the facilities.

Additional Information

Ideal Candidate:

The ideal candidate must possess a passion for working with youth as well as the interpersonal skills and maturity to successfully interact with a variety of youth from various socio-economic, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds. They must be a person of integrity, compassion, and humility. They are expected to be a team player and a positive role model for our youth. This role requires applicants to support, mentor, and guide youth toward positive change and hope for a brighter future. The ideal candidate should possess personal or professional experience as a coach, mentor, or teacher. They must also be able to multi-task, maintain composure in stressful situations, and uphold department policies and procedures. Due to current staffing ratio needs, female applicants are highly encouraged to apply.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 18
  • Education: High School Graduation
  • Experience: 1 year experience with public contact


Level I Minimum: Graduation from high school, some college course work in a related field or at least one year of related work experience involving public contact.

Level I Preferred: In addition to the minimum, an Associate’s Degree in Psychology, Administration of Justice/Criminology, Sociology, Social Work or a related field and one (1) year experience working with juveniles in a Title 15 detention facility.

Level II Minimum: In addition to the Level I Preferred and up to three (3) years experience working in counseling and overseeing juveniles in a Title 15 detention facility at a level equivalent to the County’s class of Juvenile Corrections Officer I and successful completion of the Juvenile Counselor Core curriculum approved by Board of State Community Corrections.

Level II Preferred: In addition to the Level I Preferred and up to three (3) years experience working in counseling and overseeing juveniles in a Title 15 detention facility at a level equivalent to the County’s class of Juvenile Corrections Officer.

Certifications & Working Conditions:

Our facilities inherently involve potential for high stress due to serving a large population of youth who suffer from trauma and are highly manipulative and psychologically challenged. We work 12 hour rotational shifts as assigned including nights, weekends, and holidays. Applicants must possess or obtain valid First Aid and CPR Certification, CA 832 PC Certification for limited peace officer status, and complete CA State Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Standards and Training for Corrections (STC) Juvenile Counselor Core Course Certificate within one year of appointment; certifications must be maintained annually thereafter. Applicants must have the ability to obtain a valid CA Class C driver’s license within ten days of employment and maintain throughout employment. In addition, applicants must pass a detailed background investigation with a fingerprint check, having no felony convictions, passing a medical and psychological exam. Will be required to perform disaster service activities pursuant to Government Code 3100-3109.

The County of Yuba is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and participates in the E-Verify program.

Contact Information

Amber Darrach

Yuba County Probation Department (CA)
Marysville, California 95901
phone: (530) 749-7869

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