Apply for: Correctional Officer / Correctional Officer Lateral (20060189)

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FILING DEADLINE: MONDAY, DECEMBER 7,2020 @ 5:00 PM

Note: Due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) affecting the county’s ability to safely conduct selection procedures such as, but not limited to: Qualifications Appraisal Panels, Speed Interviews, Written Exams, Departmental Interviews, etc. the Personnel Director may provided direction to postpone or change selection procedures, extend recruitments and/or cancel and pause recruitments as deemed necessary.

 

TO APPLY FOR CORRECTIONAL OFFICER:

Submit an official Yuba County employment application, copies of valid license(s), certificate(s) and college transcripts, diploma or grade reports as outlined below on-line through CalOpps or to the Yuba County Human Resources and Organizational Services, 915 Eighth Street, Suite 113, Marysville, CA 95901.

(Note: All diplomas or degrees must be from an accredited college or university. To obtain information regarding accreditation, refer to the US Department of Education Office of Post Secondary Education at: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/search.aspx)

 

Applicants must provide the following documents by the filing deadline:

- Yuba County Employment Application - (On-line through CalOpps or in person)

- Copy of vaild PC832 Certification (Required for Lateral Applicants)

- Proof of successful completion of STC Correctional Core Course ( Required for Lateral Applicants)

- Diploma and Unofficial Transcripts

- Copies of Certifications

 

APPLICATION SCREENING:

To begin the hiring process, an applicant must submit a completed County application prior to the final filing deadline. Applications must be completed legibly, all questions must be answered, and the required documentation must be provided. Please be sure to use the on-line CalOpps application process or a current County paper application. Old applications cannot be accepted. All applicants will be given written notice regarding the status of their application and selection procedures. The County prefers to communicate via email, if provided, to expedite communication. It is also recommended that applicants review their SPAM mail daily as to not miss any important communication from the County. Failure to provide the required documentation may result in rejection of your application.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

All applicants must clearly demonstrate he/she meets the minimum qualifications, by the final filing deadline, to be considered in the selection and testing phases of the process.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Education and experience as detailed on the employment application will be thoroughly reviewed. Please include all experience, education, and training pertinent to the knowledge, skills and abilities required for the position. This is an essential part of the process and will be used to determine further eligibility to participate in the next phase of the selection procedures.

 

RECRUITMENT PROCESS

The recruitment process involves multiple steps which may include but are not limited to:

  • Exams
  • Department Interviews

(Please note: The entire recruitment process from recruitment opening date to start date could take 6 – 10 weeks for successful candidates). 

 

PERSONAL HISTORY STATEMENT (PHS) - Peace Officer POST 2-251:

All applicants certified to the Correctional Officer employment list will be required to provide a completed Personal History Statement to the Sheriff's Department prior to or at the department interview. A preliminary review of the PHS will be conducted prior to or at the department interview before any employment offers are made.  The Post Officer POST 2-251 PHS is available on the Yuba County website at www.co.yuba.ca.us under the applicant toolbox link, or through POST at www.post.ca.gov/forms.aspx under the background/hiring tab.  The Sheriff's Department will contact all applicants directly with specific submission direction.

 

WRITTEN EXAM & PHYSICAL AGILITY TEST:

Correctional Officer applicants that have successfully completed the application screening process will be invited to participate in the required Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) Adult Corrections Officer Exam and the Standards of Training for Corrections (S.T.C.) Physical Agility Exam. Additional information on the written exam is located at http://www.bscc.ca.gov/s_stcformsmanualsandresources.php, reference the Adult Corrections Officer items under Publications.  Each candidate must receive a T-Score of 46.70 or higher on the BSCC written examination and pass all components of the physical agility exam to meet the professional standard criteria adopted by the Department. (NOTE: LATERAL APPLICANTS WILL NOT NEED TO TAKE THE BSCC EXAM BUT MUST PARTICIPATE IN PHYSICAL AGILITY TESTING.)

 

TESTING ACCOMMODATION:

If special accommodations are required at any stage of the selection process, complete the Request for Reasonable Accommodation in the Examination Process Form and provide the required documentation by the final filing deadline. The form can be obtained by accessing the link on the Human Resources and Organizational Services homepage or by contacting Human Resources.

 

EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY LIST:

An employment eligibility list is established for those applicants who successfully pass all phases of the examination process. This list will be held for a minimum of six (6) months from the date the list is certified. For each vacancy the top five (5) ranks on the list will be certified to the department for final selection, which will include a departmental interview.

 

DEPARTMENTAL INTERVIEW:

The Sheriff’s Department will notify the applicant of the date and time of his/her interview. The applicant will be asked a series of questions about his/herself and his/her related experience, education and training that exhibit the knowledge, skills and abilities essential to the job. The applicant may also be asked questions about hypothetical situations to test his/her ability to make decisions and use sound judgment and common sense.

 

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