Adult Probation Officer

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                                                         POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT



Adams County District Court invites applications for an Adult Probation Officer/Manager. This is a full-time position located primarily in Othello and serves both District Court offices within Adams County.

This position is an at-will, professional management position responsible for the development, implementation, coordination, and administration of the Adams County Adult Probation programs, policies, and services. The position requires frequent travel between the District Court offices located in Othello and Ritzville. Minimum qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, social work, sociology, or a related field, and a minimum of one (1) year direct work experience in adult or juvenile probationary casework. These requirements may be substituted by a satisfactory combination of education, experience, and training which provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of this position. Persons in this position must be bi-lingual in English/Spanish languages, successfully pass a criminal history background check, and have a valid Washington State driver’s license. Persons in this position must also attend the Washington State Criminal Justice Commission Adult Services Academy within one year of hire.

This position is a full-time, benefited position with a starting yearly salary between $4365.87 - $5572.08 DOE. Initial step placement at time of hiring is dependent upon prior relevant experience and qualifications. Fully paid employee benefits include medical, dental, vision, and life. Adams County participates in the Washington State Retirement Fund.



Contact :

Please visit the “Employment Opportunities” tab on the Adams County website at for an application or stop by Adams County District Court. Applications, resumes, and cover letters will be accepted until 04/28/2023 and can be dropped off to Adams County District Court at 425 E. Main St., Suite 400, Othello, WA 99344 or 210 W. Broadway, Ritzville, WA 99169. Applications can also be emailed to or

Adams County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Deadline for Applying : Open until filled