Probation Careers Information

Recruitment Information 

The San Bernardino County Probation Department is comprised of the Central Valley Juvenile Detention and Assessment Center, High Desert Juvenile and Detention Assessment Center, the Gateway Program, and field service offices across the largest county in the United States. There are opportunities and assignments in both sworn and non-sworn positions. 

The probation department is seeking motivated and ethical candidates to join the team to achieve our goal of protecting the community.

Receive information about open positions by submitting an electronic interest card for any of the probation positions you are interested in. You will be notified when a position for the selected classification is posted. 

San Bernardino County only accepts applications for positions for which we are currently recruiting. To view current recruitments, visit the ---link--- Current Openings page. 

Physical Agility requirements for Probation Corrections Officers and Probation Officers

COMPONENTS OF THE PHYSICAL AGILITY TEST – Probation Corrections Officer/Trainee

  • A 99-yard Obstacle Course: Run a 99-yard obstacle course consisting of several turns, a 34-inch obstacle, and a number of curbs
  • Body Drag: Lift and drag a 165-pound life-like dummy 32 feet
  • Body Lift: Support the weight of a 150-pound life-like dummy for 30 seconds
  • 500-yard run

COMPONENTS OF THE PHYSICAL AGILITY TEST – Probation Officer I/II

  • A 99-yard Obstacle Course: Run a 99-yard obstacle course consisting of several turns, a 34-inch obstacle, and a number of curbs
  • Body Drag: Lift and drag a 165-pound life-like dummy 32 feet
  • Chain Link Fence: Run 5 yards, climb over a 6-foot chain link fence, and run an additional 25 yards
  • 500-yard run
To download the application click here: Volunteer Application 

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San Bernardino, CA 92415-0460
Phone (909) 386-1810 
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