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County of Sonoma
Santa Rosa, CA, United States
24 days ago
County of Sonoma
Santa Rosa, California, United States
24 days ago


The County of Sonoma Probation Department seeks a skilled administrative professional to join their team!

Starting salary up to $43.69/hour ($91,186/year), a cash allowance of approximately $600/month, and a competitive total compensation package*. 

The Training Manager is a unique and critical role that supports multiple areas of the Probation Department's Administrative Division, and is responsible for coordinating the training for approximately 240 sworn peace officers in compliance with the state mandated annual training plan. This position has one direct report in the division, and oversees the department's workplace safety program, supports the emergency action plan and injury and illness prevention plan, as well as other County safety initiatives.

The Training Manager is also responsible for negotiating and managing multiple professional service agreements in the Administrative Division (IT, HR, Training) and managing the division's budget, including forecasting multiple revenue streams and expenditures. Working in close collaboration with the executive management team and other departmental partners, this position conducts analysis of relevant program data and/or emerging legislative changes in order to provide professional recommendations to the department.

What You Bring

The ideal candidate will be a tenacious, mission-driven, and collaborative individual who possesses:

  • Proficiency in using learning management systems, financial software, and the Microsoft Office suite of products
  • Administrative experience which includes contract, procurement, and budget management
  • Ability to plan for and monitor legal compliance in a highly regulated environment
  • Demonstrated organizational skills, including experience prioritizing competing deliverables and adhering to deadlines
  • The ability to develop effective working relationships, and work collaboratively with all levels of staff, vendors, and partner agencies

County of Sonoma Benefits

Working at the County of Sonoma offers expansive opportunities for growth and development, the ability to be a part of a challenging and rewarding work environment, and the satisfaction of knowing you're working to better our communities. You can also look forward to flexible work arrangements and excellent benefits* including:

  • A hybrid telework schedule that meets the needs of our staff, department operations, and the communities we serve
  • County paid 100% premium contribution for the majority of employee-only and employee + family health plan options
  • Eligibility for a salary increase after 1,040 hours (6 months when working full-time) for good work performance; eligibility for a salary increase for good performance every year thereafter, until reaching the top of the salary range
  • Competitive vacation and sick leave accruals, 12 paid holidays, and an additional 8 floating holiday hours per year
  • An annual Staff Development/Wellness Benefit allowance of up to $1,700 and ongoing education/training opportunities
  • County contribution to a Health Reimbursement Arrangement to help fund post-retirement employee health insurance/benefits
  • Retirement fully integrated with Social Security
  • May be eligible for up to 8 weeks (320 hours) of Paid Parental Leave after 12 months of County employment

*Salary is negotiable within the established range and benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice. For more information, including minimum qualifications, & to apply, visit, or call 707-565-2331. The County of Sonoma is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and are committed to having a workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. Apply by 6/23/22



Education: Any combination of course work and training which would provide an opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities listed. Normally, academic course work in public administration, business administration, management, accounting, political science, economics, statistics, English composition, psychology or closely related courses would provide such an opportunity.

Experience: Work experience which would provide an opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities listed. Normally, one year of full-time professional level staff experience related to general administration, accounting, budgetary analysis, or human resources work including research, analysis, and preparation of written reports and recommendations would provide such an opportunity.

License: Possession of a valid driver's license at the appropriate level including special endorsements, as required by the State of California, may be required depending upon assignment to perform the essential job functions of the position.


Working knowledge of: principles and practices of business and public administration as pertinent to area of assignment; principles, practices and political implications of decisions regarding budgeting, fiscal management, human resources and contract management; principles and methods of work planning, staffing analysis and project management; techniques and practices of research methodology, data collection, and analysis; report writing; application and use of basic statistics; the use of electronic information equipment and specific systems as used within the department.

Knowledge of: operations and functions of county government and the structure and function of the assigned department; modern supervisory management and human resources practice; modern office methods and procedures.

Ability to: plan, organize, and conduct research, analysis and statistical studies related to the various aspects of administration, budget and general management matters; collect, compile and analyze qualitative and quantitative data; review and implement changes in work methods, systems and procedures; understand, interpret and explain laws, regulations and policies governing program operations; prepare budgets, grant applications, service contracts and complex narrative and statistical reports; communicate effectively orally and in writing, and present conclusions and recommendations before advisory and policy bodies; establish and maintain effective working relationships with management, employees, clients, and the public in carrying out sound management policies; understand program objectives in relation to departmental goals and procedures; organize and prioritize work assignments; persuade, examine, and project consequences of decisions and/or recommendations; analyze administrative problems and budget requests; use of electronic information equipment and specific systems as used within the department; effectively supervise the work of technical and office support staff.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 63739691
  • Location:
    Santa Rosa, California, United States
  • Position Title: Training Manager - Probation
  • Company Name For Job: County of Sonoma
  • Industry: Mid-level
  • Job Function: Administrative Support Functions
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Associates Degree
  • Min Experience: 1-2 Years
  • Required Travel: None
  • Salary: $6,250.00 - $7,598.00 (Yearly Salary)
Santa Rosa , California , United States

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