Adult Probation Department has posted the job announcement for 0923 Manager II (working title: Reentry Division Director) on the City’s job opportunities page.

Applications for this recruitment, #PBT-0923-066848, will be accepted from January 11, 2016 on a continuous basis, and receipt of applications may close at any time, but not before January 22, 2016 at 5 PM.  Interested candidates are encouraged to immediately apply.

The direct link to the announcement is: http://www.jobaps.com/SF/sup/bulpreview.asp?R1=PEX&R2=0923&R3=066848

0923 Manager II

Reentry Division Director

Recruitment #PEX-0923-066848

Department Adult Probation
Analyst Kristin Kogure
Date Opened 1/11/2016 1:30:00 PM
Filing Deadline Continuous
Salary $49.14 – $62.73/hour; $8,517.00 – $10,872.00/month; $102,206.00 – $130,468.00/year
Job Type Permanent Exempt
Employment Type Full-Time

INTRODUCTION

Applicants are encouraged to file immediately as this recruitment may close at any time, but no earlier than Friday, January 22, 2016.

 

Appointment Type: Permanent Exempt. This position is excluded by the Charter from the competitive civil service examination process and shall serve at the discretion of the appointing officer. The maximum duration of this permanent exempt appointment is three years.

 

ORGANIZATION AND POSITION:

 

Overview of the SF Adult Probation Department: The San Francisco Adult Probation Department is an integral partner in the City’s criminal justice system and contributes to public safety through its court services, supervision and treatment referral functions. The San Francisco Adult Probation Department supervises clients on court-ordered supervision, diversion programs and post release community supervision (PRCS). The Department’s mission of protecting the community, serving justice and changing lives is achieved through the implementation of evidence based practices; these are practices rooted in science, proven to be effective in reducing recidivism and improving public safety. The Adult Probation Department embraces the values of community protection, respect and personal wellness, opportunities for offender rehabilitation and victim restoration, teamwork, accountability, diversity, and integrity.

 

Overview of the Reentry Division: The Reentry Division of the San Francisco Adult Probation Department directs Citywide collaborative efforts to promote research, policy, operational practices, and supportive services to effectively implement Public Safety Realignment, coordinate reentry services for returning adults, and engage diverse stakeholders in Citywide planning. The Reentry Division is responsible for ensuring that Public Safety Realignment services are implemented effectively in partnership with all affected departments, organizations, and communities. The Reentry Division staffs the City & County’s Reentry Council, as well as the Community Corrections Partnership and its Executive Committee. The Reentry Division is responsible for coordinating the Department and Citywide efforts to reduce recidivism through the utilization of evidence-based practices and implementation of partnerships across departments, organizations, and communities. The Reentry Division is responsible for infusing evidence-based practices throughout the realignment and reentry services provided by the Adult Probation Department and other City and community-based partners. Principles of evidence-based probation practices include the principles of risk, need, responsibility, dosage, and treatment. Through establishment of performance outcomes, and ongoing measurement of relevant practices and processes, outcomes for individuals, families, and communities improve. Outcomes desired include reduction in re-arrest and recidivism for people on probation and post-release community supervision, increase in successful completions of supervision, increase in connection to and engagement in individualized services and treatment, increase in victim restitution, and reduction in harm to impacted families and communities. Guiding principles in the delivery of reentry and realignment services include a commitment to address structural inequalities, ensure continuity of care, cultural and linguistic competency, individualized assessments, justice reinvestment, ongoing accountability, and public safety and welfare.

Position Description: Under direction of the Chief Adult Probation Officer, the Reentry Division Director manages the programs, operational activities and projects of the Reentry Division of the San Francisco Adult Probation Department. The Reentry Division Director directs collaborative efforts to promote policy, operational practices, and supportive services to effectively implement Public Safety Realignment, coordinate reentry services for returning adults, and engage diverse stakeholders in Citywide planning. The Reentry Division Director is responsible for ensuring that Public Safety Realignment services are implemented effectively in partnership with all affected departments, organizations, and communities. The Reentry Division Director manages the lead staff for the City & County’s Reentry Council, as well as the Community Corrections Partnership and its Executive Committee. The Reentry Division Director oversees the team of the Reentry Division.

Examples of Duties:

  • Manages programs, operational activities, and projects of Reentry Division
  • Supervises, trains and evaluates the activities of personnel, and coordinates and monitors the work of consultants and contractors working for the department
  • Works with other managers and staff to evaluate and implement goals, responsibilities, policies and procedures of the Reentry Division or other aspects of the Department’s operations
  • Monitors the work of and coaches subordinates to improve performance
  • Evaluates procedures, identifies and analyzes problems and issues and may implement and document new procedures of the Reentry Division or related operations within the Adult Probation Department
  • Participates in budget development by providing detailed justification and persuasive arguments for proposals or initiatives of the Reentry Division
  • Coordinates budget preparation, monitors expenditures and financial reporting for Reentry Division; prepares reports, memoranda, and correspondence; and maintains statistical records
  • Directs the allocation of resources to achieve timely outcomes and measurable goals within budget; adjusts plans and programs to meet emerging or new programs, while continuing to address major departmental priorities
  • Assists in developing and implementing operational policies to ensure the efficient operation of Reentry Division
  • May represent the Department or Division to the Mayor’s Office, Board of Supervisors, Controller’s Office, other City officials, outside agencies or the general public
  • Provides high level recommendations to Chief Adult Probationer Officer that has significant impact on the functions and operations of the Adult Probation Department, partner agencies, and community based organizations providing reentry and realignment services throughout the City & County
  • Performs related duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university AND
  2. Three (3) years full-time equivalent experience performing professional level work in Reentry Services.

Desirable Qualifications:

The following stated desirable qualifications may be used to identify job finalists at the end of the selection process when candidates are referred for hiring.

  1.  2 years of supervisory experience
  2. Master’s degree in Social Services, Public Administration, Business Administration, or a closely related field
  3. 5 years of public sector experience in the provision of reentry related services for criminal justice involved individuals.

HOW TO APPLY

Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are only accepted through an online process. Visitwww.jobaps.com/sf to register an account (if you have not already done so) and begin the application process. 
• Select the desired job announcement   PEX-0923-066848
• Select “Apply” and read and acknowledge the information.
• Select either “I am a New User” if you have not previously registered, or “I have Registered Previously”.
• Follow instructions on the screen.

Computers are available for the public (from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday) to file on-line applications in the lobby of the Department of Human Resources at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco.

Applicants may be contacted by e-mail about this announcement and, therefore, it is their responsibility to ensure that their registered e-mail address is accurate and kept up-to-date.  Also, applicants must ensure that e-mail from CCSF is not blocked on their computer by a spam filter.  To prevent blocking, applicants should set up their email to accept CCSF mail from the following addresses (@sfgov.org, @sfdpw.org, @sfport.com, @flysfo.com, @sfwater.org, @sfdph.org, @asianart.org, @sfmta.com, @sfpl.org, @dcyf.org, and first5sf.org).

Applicants will receive a confirmation e-mail that their online application has been received in response to every announcement for which they file. Applicants should retain this confirmation e-mail for their records. Failure to receive this e-mail means that the online application was not submitted or received.

All work experience, education, training, and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included on your application by the filing deadline. Information submitted after the filing deadline will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.

Your application and any attachments to the application submitted at the time of filing must be complete and accurate including the details on your experience, education, training, and other information that qualifies you for this recruitment. 
 
Failure to submit a complete and accurate application at the time of filing may result in your ineligibility and/or disqualification for this recruitment, or inability to receive full credit for scoring purposes.

 

Please upload a cover letter and resume to the application as a single pdf file; however, resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed City and County of San Francisco application.

Applicants are advised to keep copies of all documents submitted.  Submitted documents become a part of the recruitment process and will not be returned.  The department may require applicants to present additional material.

If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact Kristin Kogure at Kristin.Kogure@sfgov.org  or at (415) 553-1689.

 

Verification:

Verification will be required at the time of hire.

Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point in the application, and/or departmental selection process.

When requested, all applicants must submit verification of qualifying education and experience. Verification of qualifying education and experience, when requested, must be submitted on employer’s official letterhead, specifying name of the applicant, job title(s), duties performed, dates of service, and must be signed by the employer or the employer’s authorized representative.  City and County employees will receive credit for the duties of the class/position to which appointed.  Credit for experience obtained outside of the employee’s classification will be allowed only if recorded in accordance with the provisions of the Civil Service Commission Rule 110.9.1.  City employees relying upon qualifying work experience gained outside the City and County of San Francisco must submit written verification of such experience as described above.

Verification of experience may be waived if impossible to obtain. The applicant must submit a signed statement explaining the reason for the request for waiver.  Waiver requests will not be automatically granted, but will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Failure to submit required verification or request for waiver when requested may result in the rejection of the application.

Information on how to verify educational requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at http://sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=456 

Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco.  For additional information regarding verification, refer to http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#verification.

SELECTION PROCEDURES

Applications will be screened for relevant qualifying experience and education.  Only those candidates who most closely meet the needs of the Department will be invited to continue in the selection process. Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed to advance through all of the steps in the selection process.  The department may implement additional screening mechanisms in order to determine candidates’ qualifications for this position.

CONVICTION HISTORY

As a finalist for a job, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction (or arrest, in limited circumstances) conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you are a finalist. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances, such as:

  • Candidates applying for positions with the Unified School District and the Community College District may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under the California Education Code.
  • Candidates applying for positions with the Recreation and Park Department may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under California Public Resources Code 5164.

Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City.

If you are selected as a finalist, the hiring department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.

DISASTER SERVICE WORKERS

All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.

CONCLUSION

Notes:
Make sure your application and any attachments to the application submitted at the time of filing are complete and accurate and include details on all experience, education, training and other information that qualifies you for this recruitment. Failure to submit a complete and accurate application at the time of filing may result in your ineligibility for this recruitment or inability to receive full credit for scoring purposes. Any new information concerning work experience, education, training and other information that is submitted after the filing deadline may not be used for scoring or considered to determine whether you meet the minimum qualifications.

 

Reasonable Accommodation Request:   Applicants with disabilities who meet the minimum eligibility requirements of a job announcement can find information on requesting a reasonable accommodation at:http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#applicantswithdisabilities

 

General Information concerning City and County of San Francisco Employment Policies and Procedures: Important Employment Information for the City and County of San Francisco can be obtained at http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20 or hard copy at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor.

 

Copies of Application Documents: Applicants should keep copies of all documents submitted, as these will not be returned.

 

Right to Work: All persons entering the City and County of San Francisco workforce are required to provide verification of authorization to work in the United States.

 

Terms of Announcement: Applicants must be guided solely by the provisions of this announcement, including requirements, time periods and other particulars, except when superseded by federal, state or local laws, rules or regulations. Clerical errors may be corrected by the posting the correction on the Department of Human Resources website at www.jobaps.com/sf .

 

Appointment Type:  Permanent Exempt
Issued: January 11, 2016
Micki Callahan
Human Resources Director
Department of Human Resources
Recruitment ID Number: PEX-0923-066848
ADP/KK/ (415) 553-1689

BENEFITS

All employees hired on or after January 10, 2009 will be required (pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section A8.432) to contribute 2% of pre-tax compensation to fund retiree healthcare. In addition, most employees are required to make a member contribution towards retirement, ranging from 7.5%-13.25% of compensation. For more information on these provisions, please contact the personnel office of the hiring agency.

For more information about benefits, please click here.

 

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