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NCJ Number: 192690 Find in a Library
Title: Correctional Officer and Medical Technical Assistant Recruitment Handbook
Corporate Author: California Dept of Corrections
Selection and Recruitment Branch
United States of America
Date Published: 2001
Page Count: 80
Sponsoring Agency: California Dept of Corrections
Sacramento, CA 95818
Sale Source: California Dept of Corrections
Selection and Recruitment Branch
2201 Broadway
Sacramento, CA 95818
United States of America
Type: Handbook
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This handbook contains a recruiter's checklist, authorized recruitment tools, and other data for use in interviews with a potential Correctional Officer or Medical Technical Assistant.
Abstract: The document is divided into 12 sections: (1) California Department of Corrections Mission, Recruitment Goals, and Objectives, Roles and Responsibilities; (2) Team Selection/Standards; (3) Correctional Officer & Medical Technical Assistant Selection Process & Timeframe; (4) Basic Correctional Officer Academy; (5) Correctional Officer & Medical Technical Assistant Apprenticeship Programs; (6) Recruiters Checklist & Authorized Recruitment Tools; (7) How To Be an Effective Recruiter; (8) Benefits Information; (9) Most Frequently Asked Questions; (10) Contact Information/Regional Guides; (11) Institution Monthly Recruitment Activity Report; and (12) Miscellaneous Reference Documents. Section 3, Correctional Officer & Medical Technical Assistant Selection Process & Timeframes, contains descriptions of minimum and additional qualifications for both jobs, requirements specific to Medical Technical Assistants, types of application, and data concerning the written test, Veterans Preference Credits, vision test, physical abilities test, psychological test, background investigation, and medical examination.
Main Term(s): Corrections
Index Term(s): Background investigations; California; Correctional personnel; Correctional personnel recruitment; Corrections personnel selection; Personnel minimum standards; Personnel selection; Physiological requirements; Police vision standards
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