Juvenile Detention Officer Assistant

San Joaquin County Human Resources   Stockton, CA   Full-time     Law Enforcement / Security
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Posted on September 4, 2020

Juvenile Detention Officer Assistant

Full-time & Part-time

San Joaquin County Probation 

French Camp, California

$3706 - $4505/monthly

Final filing date:  Friday, September 18, 2020.

The San Joaquin County Probation Department is seeking to fill several full-time and part-time vacancies in its Juvenile Detention Facility, a 24-hour, 7 days a week operation.  These positions require working rotating shifts, including weekends and holidays, and working overtime.  The shifts are:  6:00 am - 6:00 pm; 9:00 am - 9:00 pm; and 6:00 pm - 6:00 am.

Candidates must participate in a mandatory orientation and successfully pass a background investigation, pre-employment physical and drug screen prior to employment.


License:  Possession of a valid California driver’s license


Education:  Completion of thirty semester units at an accredited college or university, including at least six semester units in the social or behavioral sciences.


Experience:  One year of experience in the supervision, observation and assessment of juveniles in a detention facility. 

Special Requirements:  The Juvenile Detention Officer Assistant must successfully complete one hundred and fifty-six hours (156) of Juvenile Institution training during the first year of appointment.  Employees in this classification are peace officers as defined by section 830.5 of the Penal Code and must satisfy the State of California criteria for peace officer status.  Appointees will be required to meet State-mandated CORE training requirements as defined by Standards for Training in Corrections (STC).   Employees must also conform to all other requirements necessary to hold and maintain peace officer status pursuant to the California Government Code.


San Joaquin County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.