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California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Overview

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Sacramento, CA
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The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) disciplines criminals and helps prepare them for life after prison. The agency manages the institutional custody of roughly 170,000 adult offenders and around 2,600 juvenile offenders, and provides supervision of ... Read more

Mission: We enhance public safety through safe and secure incarceration of offenders, effective parole supervision, and rehabilitative strategies to successfully reintegrate offenders into our communities.

California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Reviews

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California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Secretary Dr. Jeffrey Beard
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    I have been working at California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Not a lot of pressure

    Cons

    Management could be better but otherwise no complaints

    Advice to Management

    None.

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California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Photos

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California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Interviews

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    Correctional Officer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Sacramento, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (Sacramento, CA).

    Interview

    Short on-line questionnaire followed by a written examination, physical fitness examination, medical examination, written psychological examination, in person psychological interview, and a background examination.

    Interview Questions

    • Expect interesting questions during the psychological testing phase.   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    Non-negotiable terms.

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California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Awards & Accolades

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Pledges & Certifications

Veteran Hiring Commitment

Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

Pay Equality Pledge

Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

Career Advancement Program

Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

Pledge to Thrive

Taking steps to prioritize employee well-being

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