If you would like to receive
information or an application for a position with the Butte County Sheriff's
Office, contact Butte County Personnel at (530) 538-7653.
Correctional Officer Trainee is a non-sworn position.
Incumbents are sponsored to attend a Correctional Core Course certified
by the Standards and Training for Corrections Programs (STC) Division
of the California Board of Corrections. Upon Successful completion and
graduation from the Core Course, incumbants are eligible for consideration
as a Correctional Officer.
Correctional Officer is a non-sworn position.
Requirements Correctional Officer Trainee Graduation from high school
or GED equivalency certificate. Must be at least 18 years of age. Must
possess, or obtain by appointment date, a valid California driver's license.
Must possess, or obtain during the probationary period a valid CPR and
First aid certificate.
Correctional Officer Trainee
- Graduation from high school or GED equivalency certificate.
- Must be at least 18 years of age.
- Must possess, or obtain by appointment date, a valid
California driver's license.
- Must possess, or obtain during the probationary period
a valid CPR and First aid certificate.
- Must have, within the past year, successfully completed
a STC Correctional Core Course.
Anyone wishing to be considered in the selection process must file a completed
application. All approved
applicants must pass the following examinations:
- A physical agility test.
- A written examination.
- An oral examination.
- A written psychological examination.
- An oral psychological examination.
- A polygraph examination.
- A thorough background examination.
- A pre employment medical examination.
All applicants must be
of good moral character with no felony convictions by a State, Federal,
or foreign government of a crime which could have been punishable by imprisonment
in a Federal Penitentiary or State Prison.
All applicants must be United States citizens or permanent resident aliens
who are eligible for, and have applied for, citizenship at least one year
before application for employment.
Applicants must be free from any active organic disease, must meet POST
vision standards, must be able to pass a plate test of color vision, and
meet department hearing standards.
The following types of illegal drug use or possession will be considered
as automatic disqualifies. No exceptions!
- Use or possession of marijuana within
one year prior to application.
- Use or possession of a drug classified
as a hallucinogenic.
- Use of ANY injectable drug unless
- Use of illegal anabolic steroid
within one year prior to application.
- Any other use or possession of an
illegal drug not mentioned within three years of application.
All successful candidates
will also be required to successfully complete a one year probationary
term, prior to achieving permanent full time employment status.
Note: Any provision stated here may be modified or revoked without notice
and do not constitute an expressed or implied contract.
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