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Deputy Director of Probation Services

Deputy Director of Probation Services Job Description

Job Title: Deputy Director of Probation Services
Job Code: R43131
Job Series: Deputy Director of Probation Services
FLSA Status: Exempt
OCC Group: Professional Services (PS)

Signature of the State Court Administrator approval available on file in the Human Resources Division.

General Statement Of Duties:

This classification will support the Director of the Division by managing the operational work of the Division.  The incumbent serves as acting Director in the Director's absence.

Distinguishing Factors:
This classification is distinguished by managing the day-to-day operation of the Division of Probation Services.  This classification has a high level of independent decision-making authority in visible areas.
Essential Functions Of the Position:

Manages the day-to-day operations of the Division of Probation Services.

Assumes the responsibilities of the Director of Probation Services in the Director's absence.

Assists the Director of Probation Services with strategic planning, implementation of strategic plans, problem identification, problem solving, risk management, and coordination with other divisions.

Assists the Director in areas of signing authority, training, hiring procedures, budgetary, legislative, fiscal, and personnel matters.

Manages multiple probation programs, including the interstate compact, program support, research and evaluation, and staff development programs.

Assists in the development, implementation, and revision of programs necessary to the administration and operation of the Judicial Department.

Drafts reports, procedures, rules, recommendations, and Chief Justice Directives.

Serves as central coordinator for regular communication with field stakeholder groups, Division staff, and external agencies.

Supervises and provides leadership, direction and coaching to Division managers. Oversees multiple units within the Division. 

Assigns tasks and projects to staff; establishes expectations and provides feedback; assists subordinates in establishing goals. 

Attends meetings and training as required.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervisor Responsibilities:
Manages multiple operations or programs.  Has supervisory accountability for other employees, volunteers, or interns.  Plans, directs and coordinates activities for multiple units.  Conducts performance appraisals, and provides input into and participates in discipline, dismissal, and hiring processes.
Minimum Education:

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree and six years of experience in probation, community supervision, or related experience, which must have included three years of supervisory experience. Additional work experience in these or other related fields may be substituted on a year for year basis for the required formal education.


Three years of supervisory experience in the Colorado Judicial Department or other state agency with a minimum of 6 years of experience in probation or community supervision.

Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Work Environment:
This position is subject to many interruptions and may be required to handle multiple calls and inquiries at once.  The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
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