The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation expects to hire 7,000 Correctional Officers by 2016.
The minimum qualifications to become a Correctional Officer are U.S. citizenship (or an application to become a U.S. citizen), must be 21 years of age at time of appointment, a high school diploma or GED, no felony convictions and must be eligible to own a firearm.
There are many benefits to working for the department, including excellent pay and health coverage, as well as promotion opportunities.
To learn more, and apply online, visit https://goo.gl/uMCFk6.
(Editor’s Note: Some websites may not be accessible from a CDCR computer.)
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Read more on the Department’s effort to fill spots open due to retirements, http://www.insidecdcr.ca.gov/2015/01/cdcr-is-hiring-7000-correctional-officers/