Correctional Officer

Interested in applying to be a Correctional Officer? Apply below

  1. Upcoming Test
  2. Before/After the Exam
  3. Hiring Process
  4. Salary
  5. Benefits

Upcoming Correctional Officer I Test

Written Examination:  Qualified applications received by November 9, 2023, will be invited to participate in the written examination the week of December 4, 2023. Qualified applicants will receive an email notification regarding the next steps in the recruitment process within a week of December 4, 2023. We will post the actual test date as it becomes available. 

To apply, click here

Applicants Question and Answer (Q&A) Event: Tuesday October 24, 2023, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. This event is intended to assist current applicants interested in learning more about our Agency, the testing process, helpful tips for a successful interview, and concerns regarding a Law Enforcement Background. 

Agility Performance Test (APT): Tuesday October 31, 2023, at 8:30 a.m. The APT test will be held at 2929 Richardson Dr, Auburn CA 95603.  

Agency Interviews: Wednesday November 1, 2023. The agency interviews will be held at 2929 Richardson Dr, Auburn CA 95603. Interview times will be determined upon successful completion of the Agility Performance Test. Depending on the number of successful applicants, additional interviews may be held on Thursday November 2, 2023. 

The next written examination is scheduled for the week of December 4, 3023. Applications for this examination should be submitted to Placer County Human Resources prior to November 3, 2023.

Applicants who have already taken the BSCC Selection Exam for Local Corrections within twelve (12) months of their scheduled testing date may attach their official score report notice (including agency name, exam name, exam date, and exam scores) to their application materials to forward their scores to Placer County.

The online examination will consist of the Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) Selection Exam for Local Corrections. Qualified candidates will receive a notification via email when the examination is available. To locate the Candidate Orientation Booklet for this exam, which includes example questions, please click here.

Applicants who have taken and passed a previous APT with our Agency within twelve (12) months of the scheduled testing date may request to waive the APT. Applicants must provide the date of their last performance test with their request to waive the APT to the PCSO Human Resources Unit @ [email protected].