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Correctional Officer

Company: California Department of Corrections and Rehabilit
Location: Vacaville
Posted on: November 13, 2023

Job Description:

Correctional Officer Be the Difference Become a peace officer with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Salary: Up to $111,000 annually with available incentives. Positions available throughout California If you value integrity, professionalism, and safety, and want to dedicate your efforts to rehabilitation and restoration of your community ------ a career as a Correctional Officer (CO) might be the job for you. A Correctional Officer spends most of their time interacting and interfacing with incarcerated individuals in a state prison environment. Our mission is to facilitate the successful reintegration of the individuals in our care back to their communities and equip them with the tools to be drug---free, healthy, and employable members of society. We do this by providing education, treatment, and rehabilitative programs, all in a safe and humane environment. Correctional Officers (CO) make an impact COs are in the unique position of being able to respond to situations in seconds. COs can face fast paced and challenging workplace situations. They learn and utilize skills such as communication, punctuality, teamwork, and support. They enhance public safety and promote successful community reintegration. Working for CDCR means you are part of one of the largest law enforcement agencies in the nation. Compensation and benefits for careers at CDCR are competitive and comprehensive. Minimum Qualifications AGE At least 20 YEARS of age at the time of application and 21 YEARS of age at the time of appointment to the Academy. EDUCATION Graduation from a U.S. high school, G.E.D. or equivalent from a U.S. institution, or a California High School Proficiency Examination (CHSPE) certificate is required, or possession of a college degree (Associate of Arts or higher) from an accredited U.S. college or university. CITIZENSHIP Be a citizen of the U.S. or legal permanent resident. BACKGROUND As a minimum requirement, a thorough background investigation must be conducted prior to a candidate---s appointment or training as a Correctional Peace Officer. Additionally, must have no felony convictions and eligible to own/possess a firearm. Benefits may include (and are not limited to): o Medical, Dental, and Vision o Sick and Vacation Leave o Paid Holidays o Recruitment and Retention Differential Pay o Bilingual Pay o Education incentive o 401 (k) Plan (Traditional and Roth) o 457 (b) Deferred Compensation (Traditional and Roth) Job Type: Full-time Salary: Up to $111,000 annually with available incentives Keywords: Correctional Officer, Corrections, Rehabilitation, Law Enforcement, Security, Peace Officer, Detention Officer, Enforcement Officer, Correctional Law Enforcement Officer

Keywords: California Department of Corrections and Rehabilit, Vacaville , Correctional Officer, Other , Vacaville, California

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