Job Description And Duties

The Board of Parole Hearings (BPH) is seeking a Chief Deputy, Program Operations to join thier leadership team!

The Chief Deputy, Program Operations is responsible for the management, administration, and ongoing operations of the Board’s processes for scheduling all mandated hearings and the Board’s administrative programs. Additonally, the Chief Deputy, Program Operations plans, organizes, and directs all program activities and has extensive involvement in formulating, implementing, and managing the Board’s policies to ensure that all aspects of the Board’s Program Operations are in compliance with state and federal mandates.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement .

Minimum Requirements This position does not have a Classification Specification. Requirements and qualifications for this position can be found in this announcement. For additional questions, please contact the hiring department listed below.

Additional Documents

  • Job Application Package Checklist
  • Duty Statement

Position Details

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Working Title:

Chief Deputy, Program Operations – Board of Parole Hearings


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$12,329.00 – $13,998.00 C

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Work Location:

Sacramento County

Job Type:

Career Executive Assignment – Non Tenured, Full Time

Department Information

Vision: We enhance public safety and promote successful community reintegration through education, treatment and active participation in rehabilitative and restorative justice programs.

Mission: To facilitate the successful reintegration of the individuals in our care back to their communities equipped with the tools to be drug-free, healthy, and employable members of society by providing education, treatment, rehabilitative, and restorative justice programs, all in a safe and humane environment.

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) and California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS) are committed to building and fostering a diverse workplace. We believe cultural diversity, backgrounds, experiences, perspectives, and unique identities should be honored, valued, and supported. We believe all staff should be empowered. CDCR/CCHCS are proud to foster inclusion and representation at all levels of both Departments.

Founded in 1885, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) is one of the nation’s largest and most diverse correctional departments in the country. We are dedicated to enhancing public safety through the safe and secure incarceration of offenders, by providing effective parole supervision, and implementing rehabilitative strategies to successfully reintegrate offenders into our communities.

Special Requirements

Do not include any confidential information on any documents you submit for a job vacancy, such as your State application, resume, or educational transcripts. Confidential information that should be excluded or removed from these documents includes, but is not limited to, your Social Security Number (SSN), birthdate, student identification number, driver’s license number (unless required), basis of eligibility, examination results, LEAP status, marital status, and age. Confidential information on the first page of applications submitted electronically online, such as Easy ID number, SSN, examination related information, and driver’s license number will automatically be redacted upon submission.

Possession of Minimum Qualifications will be verified prior to interview and/or appointment. If you are meeting Minimum Qualifications with education, you must include your unofficial transcripts/diploma for verification. Official transcripts may be required upon appointment. If it is determined an applicant does not meet the Minimum Qualifications, the candidate will be withheld from the eligibility list, rendering them inactive and ineligible to be hired for the position. Candidates who have been withheld may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board.

Candidates new to CDCR or the Board of Parole Hearings are required to submit to a background investigation process utilizing Live Scan Fingerprinting, and Tuberculosis testing prior to appointment followed by department annual Tuberculosis testing/evaluation thereafter.

Desirable Qualifications

In addition to evaluating each candidate’s relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:

  • Experience in the formulation and implementation of policies and procedures related to parole or administrative hearing processes, including operations at institutions, county jails, and state hospitals.
  • Administrative or program manager experience with substantial responsibility for the formulation, implementation, and evaluation of program policies in the area of parole hearings and other Board processes.
  • Demonstrated ability in communicating effectively, both orally and in writing, and in representing the Department in public hearings and in discussions with the legislature, local government officials, law enforcement agencies, and state and federal agencies for purposes of developing policies, procedures, and guidelines, as well as management systems involving sensitive and protected confidential data.
  • Demonstrated ability in making independent, sound, and ethical decisions regarding highly sensitive matters; maintaining confidentiality; responding effectively to complaints in a positive and constructive manner; and developing and maintaining collaborative and cooperative relationships with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability in recommending and performing high-level administrative and policy-related functions effectively on a statewide basis, including recommending innovative and effective solutions to complex problems and developing and implementing evidence-based, best practices.
  • Experience in personnel management and leadership experience that demonstrates the ability to plan, organize, and direct multidisciplinary staff; knowledge of appropriate techniques in the areas of training, motivating and recognizing staff, principles of progressive discipline, and a manager’s role in contributing to, and achieving, an equal employment opportunity workplace.

Contact Information

The Human Resources Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.

Human Resources Contact:

Amber Wolff

(279) 210-2453


Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department’s EEO Office.

EEO Contact:


(916) 255-1301


California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.