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Department of Corrections to Hire 7000 Officers

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation is looking to hire 7000 employees as a number of correctional officers prepare to retire in the next three years.
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CDCR Spokesperson Dan Simas says that Correctional Officer s are allowed to retire at age 50 and many of the current officers are approaching that age. Currently approximately 1800 retire each year. The range of duties for these officers varies greatly across the organization.
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Requirements to apply to the Corrections Department include a high school diploma or GED, a US Citizen, be age 21 or older at time of hire, pass a drug screening, and pass a background check and as series of written and psychological tests.
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For more information on applying to the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation visit the web page cdcr.ca.gov and clcik on Career Opportunities.

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