California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR)

About California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR)

Correctional Officer Careers : Correctional Officer is an entry-level position responsible for protecting the public, staff, and inmates while enforcing State and Federal laws. In a correctional institutional environment a Correctional Officer supervises the conduct of inmates; stands watch on an armed post or patrols grounds; watches for illegal activity; writes various reports; transports inmates; prevents escapes; conducts criminal and administrative investigations; maintains firearms and equipment; and other duties as assigned. Institutions are located throughout the State of California and operate 24 hours a day, 365 days per year.


Parole Intern

September 2019 - December 2019 Chula Vista, CA
“I liked that I was actually able to experience the daily routine of a parole officer. I was able to go on ride alongs, able to see several arrests, conduct home visits & learn to view the GPS tracks of parolees.”
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