Correction Officer Jobs in California

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Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System - San Diego, CA
Special Conditions of Employment Section: Appointment is subject to satisfactory completion of a urinalysis, physical, and background investigation....
17 hours ago
Santa Cruz County, CA - Santa Cruz, CA
Background Investigation: Ability to pass a full background investigation. Special Working Conditions: Exposure to individuals who may be hostile and abusive....
1 day ago
Management & Training Corporation - Calexico, CA
Education and Experience Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent required. Must be 21 years old and older. REQUIRED: BSIS Guard Card, BSIS phase 2, BSIS phase 3, BSIS gun permit 40 caliber...
16 hours ago
G4S - Los Angeles, CA
enforcement officer or military policeman Three (3) years of experience as a security officer engaged in functions related to detaining civil or administrative detainees Skills Required Proficient...
16 hours ago
San Joaquin County, CA - Stockton, CA
Officer (ACO), Juvenile Corrections Officer (JCO) and Probation Officer (PO) Classifications for Local Corrections: For applicants who took this exam on or after August 17, 2020 and achieved a T-score...
2 hours ago
San Joaquin County, CA - Stockton, CA
Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications must participate in a mandatory orientation and successfully pass a background investigation, pre-employment physical and drug screen prior to employment...
2 hours ago
Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System - Atwater, CA
We protect public safety by ensuring federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, and provide reentry programming....
1 day ago
CoreCivic - San Diego, CA
Who We Are: CoreCivic is the leading, national provider of high-quality, secured corrections and detention management services, providing effective programs that enhance public safety and prepare individuals...
1 day ago
Shasta County - Shasta, CA
SPECIAL NOTE: An individual will be required to pass a background investigation relevant to working in a law enforcement office or facility prior to being hired....
8 days ago
County of Mendocino - Ukiah, CA
officer core course within one year of appointment; or, any combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions...
9 days ago
City of Sacramento - Sacramento, CA
In addition, attends and participates in the Sacramento Police Officer Academy or Community Service Officer Academy in order to receive basic law enforcement training in various laws, police procedures...
15 days ago
Butte County - Oroville, CA
administered prior to employment, and have one (1) year of experience as a correctional officer....
15 days ago
Butte County Environmental Health - Oroville, CA
prior to employment, and have one (1) year of experience as a correctional officer....
17 days ago
MiraCosta College - Oceanside, CA
Successful completion of a comprehensive background investigation is required, including a review of employment history, criminal conviction record, credit history, use of intoxicants and/or other controlled...
18 days ago
MiraCosta Community College - Oceanside, CA
Successful completion of a comprehensive background investigation is required, including a review of employment history, criminal conviction record, credit history, use of intoxicants and/or other controlled...
18 days ago

Demographic Data for California

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Salary for Correction Officer Jobs in California

This is the average annual salary for Correction Officer jobs in California as reported by the BLS.

$76,154

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Correction Officer positions.

Highest Education Level

Correction Officers in California offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (30.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (27.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (16.7%)
  • Vocational or Certification (12.8%)
  • Master's Degree (7.3%)
  • Some College (3.4%)
  • Some High School (1.3%)
  • Doctorate Degree (0.8%)

Average Work Experience

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

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