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Peace Officer Testing for Pelican Bay State Prison

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Elk Valley Rancheria

2332 Howland Hill Road

Crescent City, CA 95531

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Are you looking for a new career in law enforcement in your local community? Learn about the challenges, rewards, security, and prestige of becoming a correctional officer with CDCR at this exclusive event.

Discover the outstanding opportunities for correctional officer careers at Pelican Bay State Prison (PBSP)!

Attendees will hear an informational presentation on becoming a peace officer, learn about the hiring process, and have an opportunity to speak with PBSP recruiters and correctional professionals.

Then apply and if qualified, take the written exam on the same day!

FAQs

What are the minimum requirements?

The minimum requirements for peace officer are:

  • U.S. Citizen or applied for citizenship

  • 21 years of age (20 at the time of application)

  • U. S. high school diploma/GED

  • No felony convictions

What if I already applied for a CDCR peace officer position?

If you are currently in the peace officer selection process, please contact m_OPSSss@cdcr.ca.gov

Are there incentives for working at Pelican Bay State Prison?

Recruitment and retention salary incentives will be paid to persons accepting positions at the institution listed above. Detailed salary information can be obtained at http://www.cdcr.ca.gov.

Is there priority processing for PBSP candidates?

If you are willing to work at PBSP, you are eligible to request priority processing. Although processing times will vary for each candidate, priority processing will result in an earlier hire date.

Is this an all-day event?

Yes. Attendees will hear an informational presentation on peace officer careers, the hiring process, and have an opportunity to speak with recruiters and correctional professionals and apply in the morning. Accepted applicants will return that afternoon to take the written exam.

Do I have to attend both days?

No, you will only attend a single day session. Please select the day that will best suit your schedule.

Is parking available?

Parking will be available

What should I bring?

A valid state driver’s license or identification card, passport, civil service ID, or military identification card will be accepted.

Cellphones will be permitted for the presentation and application only.

How can I prepare for the written exam?

You can download a sample of the written exam here.

All testing materials will be provided for you. Please do not bring cellphones, calculators, or other electronic items with you to the afternoon portion of the event.

What if I can't attend this event?

You can apply online at www.joinCDCR.com and you will be notified for the next written exam at the nearest testing center (Sacramento, Fresno, or Rancho Cucamonga). Testing at these locations occurs multiple times each month.

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Elk Valley Rancheria

2332 Howland Hill Road

Crescent City, CA 95531

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