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CORRECTIONS AND REHABILITATION, DEPARTMENT OF

Title:  CORRECTIONAL OFFICER
Salary: $3,050.00 - $6,389.00
Posted: 08/14/2013

Job Description:

Duty Statement read as follows

Under the general direction of the Correctional Lieutenant for Recruitment, Office of Peace Officer Selection (OPOS), Peace Officer Recruitment Unit (PORU), the Correctional Officer (Recruitment Coordinator) is responsible for independently coordinating and performing regional as well as statewide recruitment activities.

50%• Serve as a Recruitment Coordinator for entry-level Peace Officer positions and may provide assistance to CDCR’s adult and juvenile institutions’ recruitment efforts. Identify and work closely with Institutional Recruitment Coordinators and their recruitment team members to schedule and follow up on the participation at events, workshops, and recruitment activities. Provide all institutions with recruitment training and ensure they have current and a sufficient amount of recruitment materials.

30%• Work closely with high schools, colleges, universities, and military bases in recruiting and developing a community-based pool of potential applicants. Work closely with employment related organizations in introducing the Department’s job opportunities to potential applicants. Respond to questions from potential candidates and OPOS staff regarding Peace Officer careers and the Peace Officer selection process. Work closely with web-based employment site stake holders in the development and implementation of CDCR recruitment efforts.

10%• Represent the Department at career and job fairs, college and high school campuses, workshops, military bases, and community events. Give presentations and coordinate/conduct workshops. Serve as a community contact in the promotion of the Department’s career opportunities. Prepare regular activity reports and meet with management and other PORU Recruitment Coordinators and staff, as needed, to plan, organize, and implement a statewide/national recruitment program for entry level Peace Officers.

5%• Perform other duties as assigned.

5% DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS
• Independent
• Excellent organization skills
• Attention to details
• Confidentiality due to nature of work projects
• Tactful and professional
• Open-minded and flexible to other ideas and solutions
• Excellent communication skills
• Working knowledge of computer applications – Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet)
• Must type at a speed of not less than 40 works per minute (verified by typing certificate)

INTERPERSONAL SKILLS
• Works well with a team or group
• Takes and provides direction

WORK ENVIRONMENT, PHYSICAL OR MENTAL ABILITIES
• Office environment
• Business dress, according to current policy
• Extended periods of time in seated position
• Use computer and telephone in performing work
• Ability to handle stress
• Confidential and sensitive environment

Position Pending control agency approval.

Who May Apply:

Individuals who have eligibility for appointment to the above class (e.g., transfer, list, reinstatement), may apply. All applicants must clearly indicate the basis of their eligibility in the “Explanations” section on the Standard Application Form (STD 678).

Application Requirements

Applicants must mail their completed application (STD 678) with original signature to the address below. Fax or emailed applications will not be accepted. In addition please staple all supplemental information (resume, cover letters, etc) behind the STD 678 applications.

ALL HIRES ARE SUBJECT TO HIRING FREEZE AND/OR BUDGET APPROVAL

All Peace Officer classifications working at a Headquarters location are subject to a 4 year rotation.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Correctional Officer 065 - 565 - 9662 - xxx
Location County
9055 Haven Avenue, Suite 100 SAN BERNARDINO
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
Until Filled None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Office of Peace Officer Selection
9055 Haven Avenue, Suite 100
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
Patsy Perez
909-944-6676 x 251
Patsy.Perez@CDCR.CA.GOV


Special Requirements:
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