Correction Officer Jobs in San Jose, CA

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Sheriff's Correctional Deputy Cadet - Unclassified

  • County of Santa Clara
  • San Jose, CA
  • 4 days ago
Candidates must possess a High School Diploma or General Education Development (G.E.D.) Certificate to qualify. Applications without the required Diploma/Certificate will be rejected. The test day...

Sheriff's Correctional Deputy - Lateral

  • County of Santa Clara
  • San Jose, CA
  • 4 days ago
Possession of current certification that demonstrates successful completion of coursework fulfilling the requirements of Penal Code Section 832 Firearms and Arrest (describes course prescribed by Commission...

Community Service Officer (20277320)

  • The City of Menlo Park
  • Menlo Park, CA (18 miles from San Jose, CA)
  • 6 days ago
A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be: Equivalent to an Associate's Degree in criminal justice, police science, or a related field....

Community Service Officer

  • City of Santa Cruz
  • Santa Cruz, CA (24 miles from San Jose, CA)
  • 18 days ago
The Community Service Officer position does not require previous law enforcement experience....

Detention Officer

  • City of Fremont
  • Fremont, CA (16 miles from San Jose, CA)
  • 20 days ago
The Police Department is recruiting for Detention Officer. VIEW OUR RECRUITMENT BROCHURE The recruitment will remain open until filled and may close without notice. Interested applicants are...

Sheriff's Correctional Deputy - Lateral

  • County of Santa Clara
  • Santa Clara, CA (3 miles from San Jose, CA)
  • 30+ days ago
Possession of current certification that demonstrates successful completion of coursework fulfilling the requirements of Penal Code Section 832 Firearms and Arrest (describes course prescribed by Commission...

Sheriff's Corrections Officer

  • Santa Cruz County, CA
  • Santa Cruz, CA (24 miles from San Jose, CA)
  • 30+ days ago
Introduction THE COUNTY OF SANTA CRUZ INVITES YOU TO APPLY FOR THE POSITION OF SHERIFF'S CORRECTIONS OFFICER HIRING INCENTIVE $10,000 BONUS (Upon completion of probationary period) To view full job...

Housing Community Service Officer (515412)

  • California State University
  • San Jose, CA
  • 30+ days ago
Preferred Qualifications Six months previous police/security/military law enforcement training and/or experience Experience working in a residential setting Customer Service Experience Experience working...

Housing Community Service Officer

  • San Jose State University
  • San Jose, CA
  • 30+ days ago
The Housing Community Service Officer assists with providing public safety services for the SJSU residence community that houses approximately 4200 students, staff and families in two apartment buildings...

Sheriff's Correctional Deputy Cadet - Unclassified

  • County of Santa Clara
  • Santa Clara, CA (3 miles from San Jose, CA)
  • 30+ days ago
Description Candidates must possess a High School Diploma or General Education Development (G.E.D.) Certificate to qualify. Applications without the required Diploma/Certificate will be rejected....

Community Service Officer - Jailer (Lateral)

  • City of Hayward, CA
  • Hayward, CA (24 miles from San Jose, CA)
  • 90+ days ago
Successfully complete the State of California, Board of Corrections Correctional Officer Core course within one year of date of employment....

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Salary for Correction Officer Jobs in San Jose, CA

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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Correction Officer positions.


Highest Education Level

Correction Officers in San Jose, CA offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (28.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (28.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (17.3%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (12.7%)
  • Master's Degree (7.6%)
  • Some College (3.3%)
  • Some High School (1.2%)
  • Doctorate Degree (0.8%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Correction Officers in San Jose, CA
  • None (78.7%)
  • 1-2 years (14.6%)
  • Less than 1 year (6.8%)

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