The Superior Court of California, County of San Francisco is recruiting for a Chief Adult Probation Officer (CAPO) to manage the Adult Probation Department’s staff of 155 and an annual operating budget of approximately $48 million in addition to several state and federally funded grants. The Chief Adult Probation Officer is hired by and reports to the Judges of the San Francisco Superior Court. This key executive serves an important role in carrying out the responsibilities of the Court and is subject to the direction of the Court with input from the Board of Supervisors and the Mayor. In this high-level capacity, the CAPO formulates policies and procedures for the administration of the Adult Probation Department; plans, directs, and evaluates program operations; prepares budgetary estimates and justifications; makes presentations to the Board of Supervisors and to other public forums; and seeks outside funding including grants to augment the Department’s budget. The CAPO is also Chair of the Community Corrections Partnership, co-chairs the Reentry Council, is a key contributor to the various criminal justice task force committees, and will be seen as a strategic and forward-thinking professional working in collaboration with criminal justice partners and the integrated community corrections model.
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree and 10 years of progressively responsible social welfare experience in the field of probation (local or federal), corrections, public safety, or experience dealing directly with criminal justice programs including a minimum of 5 years of responsible supervisory and administrative experience. An advanced degree is preferred.
The salary range for the position is $178,152 to $227,318 annually with additional funding available based on qualifications and experience. Additionally, a comprehensive benefit package is offered, including San Francisco Employees’ Retirement System (SFERS), which has reciprocity with CalPERS.