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Youth Correctional Peace Officer

The Youth Correctional Officer is an entry level class. Once hired as a Youth Correctional Officer, candidates attend a formal, sixteen week training program at the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Training Academy and a formal two-year apprenticeship program upon reporting to a juvenile facility.

Minimum Requirements

  • US Citizenship (or applied)
  • 21 years old
  • U.S. HS Diploma/GED
  • Good physical condition
  • No felony convictions
  • Eligible to own/possess a firearm


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