What pay incentives are available to a Correctional Officer?

Some of the following pay incentives are negotiated items between the county and the union. These incentives can change with contract changes.

  • $1,065 yearly uniform allowance, paid biweekly
  • Additional pay incentive Bilingual language depending on assignment and qualifying exam
  • Additional pay incentive if assigned to swing or graveyard shifts
  • Canine pay - if assigned to the canine unit, receive $225 per month
  • Critical incident response team - if assigned to the critical incident response team receive $125 per month
  • Jail Training Officer - 5% of the base hourly rate on all hours of training
  • Longevity pay - after 5 years at top step as a correctional officer service receive 5% of base hourly rate

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1. What are the minimum requirements to be a Correctional Officer with Placer County?
2. What are the selection standards for a Correctional Officer?
3. What are the typical duties of a Correctional Officer?
4. I currently work as a Correctional Officer for another agency and am interested in applying to Placer County Sheriff’s Office, what is the application process?
5. What is the application process for Correctional Officer?
6. What if applications are not currently being accepted for Correctional Officer?
7. What is the testing process for Correctional Officer?
8. I’ve taken a correctional officer written test in the past and have a score; can I have it applied to the Placer County written exam?
9. Is there a physical agility exam for Correctional Officer? What does it consist of?
10. What is the selection process for a Correctional Officer?
11. Where can I be assigned to work as a Correctional Officer?
12. What training is provided to Placer County Correctional Officers?
13. What kind of special assignments/teams are there for a Correctional Officer?
14. What pay incentives are available to a Correctional Officer?