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Become a Pro

In a Life-changing Opportunity

Providing public safety through accountability and opportunity. As a Probation or Corrections Officer with the Stanislaus County Probation Department, you will be helping to change people’s lives while also making the most out of your career.

This Is Who

We Are

Together we are a team, but it is the individual hard work and dedication of each of us engaging in the community that makes a real difference in people’s lives.

It's What

We Do

Take a journey through the probation process with the members of the Stanislaus team. You will see how they strive to make a real difference in their community and the lives of others.


Take a look at what it’s like to be a part of the Stanislaus County Probation Department team, where you work in an environment that embraces diversity and allows you to be yourself.

The Chief

Mark Ferriera | Chief Probation Officer

Chief Ferriera has been with the Department since 1999. He began his career as a Probation Corrections Officer working in the juvenile hall. Chief Ferriera has been assigned to a variety of assignments throughout his career, including field services, the Day Reporting Center, the Superior Courts and the Community Corrections Partnership. Most recently, he was Superintendent of the Juvenile Institutions until his appointment as the Chief Probation Officer. Chief Ferriera has established the following as his Vision for the Probation Department: Creating a culture of trust and having a positive impact to build a safer Stanislaus County.

Chief Ferriera has spent his entire life living and working in Stanislaus County.  He is a second-generation department head, as his mother, Jeanne, was the Executive Director at Stanislaus Regional 9-1-1 for many years before her retirement.  He is a Christian and married with two children.  Chief Ferriera is also an avid San Francisco Giants and 49er fan, who enjoys attending games with family.

What We

Don’t Want

Are Repeat Customers

Our goal in the institutions is to make a difference in the lives of the youth that find themselves here by helping them find the correct path to make our community stronger.

Behind The Scenes



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Become a Pro and apply now!

Start your career as a Deputy Probation Officer or a Probation Corrections Officer and help people live a better life every day.