Fresno , CA
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Fresno, CA Full time
Posted on February 11, 2018



The Fresno County Sheriff-Coroner's Office  is offering an exciting and challenging opportunity for an ambitious, experienced individual interested in pursuing a career as an Offender Programs Manager.
The Offender Programs Manager, reporting to the Inmate Services Director, is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations and staff of the incarcerated offender programs and Inmate Welfare Fund. Responsibilities include assisting developing, planning, implementing, coordinating, interpreting, communicating, managing and evaluating the incarcerated offender program activities and personnel functions, goals, programs and policies and procedures.

Positions in this classification are in Medical Group I - Light Physical Activity (Personnel Rule 8). This group includes positions which require only light physical effort and may include lifting of small, light objects and some bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching. Considerable walking or standing may be involved.

As a condition of employment, candidates must undergo and pass a thorough background investigation and polygraph examination. These investigations include employment/credit histories, verification of education, arrest/criminal records, drug/alcohol use, and personal conduct. This list is neither inclusive nor exclusive; other relevant areas may be investigated and verified.

Eligible candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
 Samples of Duties:
Please click here to review the Sample of Duties. 
 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Please click here to review the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities.
 Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Possession of a bachelor's degree that is acceptable within the United States' accredited college or university system.

Experience: Three (3) years of full-time paid professional work experience focused in providing counseling, rehabilitation or education services to inmates in a correctional setting. Your application must clearly identify how you meet the requirements as listed above with a detailed description of relevant duties or your application will not be accepted.

License: Possession of a valid Class "C" driver's license, or equivalent, may be required.


  • Your work experience must accurately reflect the day-to-day activities of the position. Failure to provide all the required information will result in your application not being accepted.
  • Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and filing requirements for this position by the filing deadline.
  • A completed Fresno County employment application is required (must be current, complete, and accurate; amendments will not be allowed after the filing deadline).
  • Resumes and attachments are not accepted in lieu of a completed application.
  • Please fully list your education/work experience; including current position. Failure to list current, complete and accurate education/work experience within the job application (including employment with the County of Fresno) will result in the disqualification of your application.
  • College/university transcripts may be requested to verify completion of qualifying education.
  • In the Education section of your application, please provide complete information for each school attended. Please provide the school's name, school's location, the type and number of units earned (semester or quarter), type of degree earned (bachelor's degree, master's degree, etc.) and which major or program was completed. Failure to completely list education within the job application will disqualify the applicant from consideration.
  • If you have completed education in a foreign college or university and are using this education to meet the minimum qualifications, you must provide documentation that the foreign education is comparable to that received within the United States' accredited college or university system or your application will not be accepted. Documentation must be provided by the closing date and time of this recruitment. You may either attach a copy to your application; fax a copy to (559) 455-4788, Attn: Iyali Osuna; or hand deliver a copy to our office. Late submission of documentation will not be accepted.

Depending upon the number of applicants meeting the minimum qualifications and filing requirements, applicants may be scheduled for the process below:
  • Oral Examination – An oral examination includes a panel consisting of at least two members within a similar field of expertise as the vacancy. Candidates are asked structured questions and must respond orally to allow the panel to evaluate the specific qualifications of each applicant.
Successful candidates will be placed on an employment list effective for a minimum of 3 months (may be extended up to an additional 12 months).

  • Fresno County Employment Application (must be current, complete, and accurate; amendments to your application will not be allowed after the filing deadline).
Please note: Applications must be submitted online only via our website. Applications submitted via U.S. mail, in person in our office, email or fax will not be accepted. Resumes and attachments are not accepted in lieu of an application.

Applications must be submitted online only. An online application can be found at:

Open Job Information Flyer and click "Apply" to begin the online application process. Failure to complete the job application or failure to follow the application instructions may result in the disqualification of the applicant. Amendments will not be accepted after the filing deadline.

Once the filing deadline has passed, you may check the status  of this recruitment at any time by logging on to:

Please be advised that it is the applicant's responsibility to notify Human Resources of any mailing address and telephone number changes. Notices sent via U.S. mail from Human Resources are not forwarded ("Return Service" is requested, therefore mail will not be sent to a forwarding address).

The County of Fresno is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Fresno County to provide employment opportunity for all qualified persons. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, generic information, or denial of medical and family care leave, or any other non-job-related factor.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS - The County of Fresno is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application, examination or selection process may contact Human Resources at (559) 600-1830 at least five days prior to the scheduled date or deadline. 

Analyst: Iyali Osuna