California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Reviews

Updated May 5, 2021

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California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Secretary Dr. Jeffrey Beard
Dr. Jeffrey Beard
77 Ratings
Pros
  • "Team environment with great benefits(in 37 reviews)

  • "They give you good Benefits and good money(in 30 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Inmates/parolees have too many rights where officers are constantly questioned for their actions(in 45 reviews)

  • "Stressful work environment, dangerous(in 15 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great place to work at

      Apr 29, 2021 - Systems Administrator in Elk Grove, CA
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      Pros

      Full Benefits, team work, flexible hours

      Cons

      The management always changes changes

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good Job, Heavy Workload

      May 5, 2021 - Management Services Technician in Sacramento, CA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      You learn a lot about contracting, law enforcement, state agencies, etc.

      Cons

      Heavy workload and the pay is mediocre

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Predoc Intern

      Apr 20, 2021 - Predoctoral Intern in Vacaville, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good pay, good benefits, room for growth, good training, and loved my colleagues

      Cons

      High stress, bureaucracy and hierarchy

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Worth the Benefits

      Apr 19, 2021 - Psychologist - Clinical, Cf in Corcoran, CA
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Loan forgiveness, high salary, unbeatable benefits

      Cons

      It’s not a normal job. You are working in a prison.

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Great

      Apr 14, 2021 - Personnel Specialist in Chino, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Salary and Benefits are great for everyone

      Cons

      None. Only thing I can think of is contact with inmates

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    6. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Ok

      May 3, 2021 - Return to Work Coordinator in Norco, CA
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Decent upward mobility opportunities within

      Cons

      Short staffed and work is not balanced

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee

      good place to work

      Apr 6, 2021 - Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) in Susanville, CA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      work as a team and as a family.

      Cons

      stressful at times, you have to be alert at all time.

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      first job

      Apr 10, 2021 - IT Specialist in Michigan City, IN
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great work space and time

      Cons

      Rough employees no down time

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Good Benefits. Specialized Nursing Setting

      Mar 19, 2021 - Registered Nurse in Vacaville, CA
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      1. Varied nursing settings - correctional, MS, Psych Nursing. 2. Good medical dental benefits. 3. Diverse co- workers.

      Cons

      1. Working in a jail setting. 2. Locked down unit. 3. You can’t bring your cellphone, books and other personal equipment.

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good place to work

      Mar 30, 2021 - Psychologist in Sacramento, CA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Low caseloads, good pay and benefits. Good work-life balance.

      Cons

      Have to deal with some difficult people

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