Correctional Officer & Correctional Officer Lateral
*LATERAL HIRING INCENTIVES
· Hiring Bonus $2,500 - $10,000 (DOE)
· 50 Hrs. Sick & 50 Hrs. Vacation @ Hire
· Reduced Training Period
· Reduced Probationary Period
· Relocation Assistance May Be Available
*Lateral Hiring Incentives Eligibility: Must be currently employed with an adult county, state, or federal correctional institution.
The Yuba County Sheriff’s Department is currently recruiting to fill the classification of Correctional Officer within the Yuba County Jail. Under continuing supervision incumbents perform a wide variety of support in two areas: corrections, in which incumbents ensure the security, safety and care of individuals in custody; and bailiff, in which incumbents ensure the safety and security of the courts and their personnel during court proceedings; and perform related work as assigned. Incumbents may be assigned to either County Jail security or Court security.
About the Sheriff’s Department :
The Yuba County Sheriff's Department is responsible for the administration of the Yuba County Jail and Jail staff. The Mission of the Yuba County Jail is to provide safe, efficient, humane and secure custody of all persons incarcerated. The county prisoner population is made up of those who are sentenced to county jail, those serving state prison sentences in the county jail under AB109, and those who are pre-trial and who have not yet been sentenced. The jail provides a necessary link in the criminal justice system. There are numerous programs operating within the facility including medical, kitchen, exercise, commissary, visiting, law library, inmate education, work programs, work furlough program, and inmate classification.
Job Description URL: https://www.yuba.org/Yuba%20County/Human%20Resources%20and%20Organizational%20Se…
The ideal candidate must be able to multitask, uphold department policies and procedures, and help foster a safe working environment. Applicants must possess the ability to work independently when necessary but have a teamwork mentality.
Minimum: Equivalent to graduation from high school and some college level coursework in law enforcement, criminal justice or a related field, or at least one year of related work experience involving public contact.
Lateral Minimum: Equivalent to graduation from high school and some college level course work in law enforcement, criminal justice or a related field, or at least one year of related work experience involving public contact. Possess a valid California Penal Code 832 certification, successfully completed the STC Certified Correctional Core Course, and at least one year of current, full-time paid corrections experience in an adult county, state, or federal correctional institution, which includes successful completion of a Jail Training Program and a probationary period.
Preferred: In addition to the minimum, the Standards and Training for Corrections (S.T.C.), Correctional Officer Core Course and/or at least one (1) year of paid or volunteer work experience in a correctional setting.
Licenses and Certifications: The ability to obtain a valid California Class C driver's license within ten (10) days of employment, maintain valid California Class C driver’s license. Possess or obtain first aid and CPR certifications. Possess or obtain California PC 832 certification. Possess or obtain course work in jail operations. In addition, must meet the State of California requirements for public officer status (Govt. Code Section 1031), including: passing a detailed background investigation with a fingerprint check, having no felony convictions, passing a medical and psychological exam, and being at least 18 years of age. Must be a US Citizen at time of appointment (Pursuant to Govt. Code Section 1031 & Vehicle Code Section 2267).
Working Conditions: Work evenings, nights, weekends, holiday extended hours, and rotating shifts. Work with exposure to potentially difficult or dangerous individuals; work in a secured correctional facility; work with exposure to individuals who may be hostile or place the incumbent in a potentially harmful situation. Will be required to perform disaster service activities pursuant to Government Code 3100-3109.