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Now Hiring: Correctional Officers

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Now Hiring:
Correctional Officers

Caring Today for a Safe and Healthy Tomorrow.

Now Hiring
Hospital Police Officers

How to Apply

We have a simple 3 step process to apply for a position with the Department of State Hospitals as a Police Officer.
Step 1: Get a CalCareers Account
You need to create a CalCareers account so that we can guide you through the rest of the process. Once you have a account created you can move on to step 2.
Step 2: Register and Take the Exam
Now that you have created a CalCareers account, It's time to register for the exam. Registration only takes a few minutes. The Exam is 100% online.
Step 3: Apply
Once you have registered for the exam we will guide you through the rest of the process via email. Make sure that you check your junk mail. Future notifications will come from recruit@dsh.ca.gov. After you pass, we will send you an email to choose your location.
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Tillamook
Lakeview
Umatilla  (Relocation Assistance Negotiable)
Ontario
Baker City
Pendleton (Relocation Assistance Negotiable)
Madras
Portland
Wilsonville
Salem - Santiam Correctional Institution
Salem - Oregon State Penitentiary
Salem - Oregon State Correctional Institution
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Minimum Qualifications
21 years old, U.S. citizen, high school diploma or GED, no felony convictions after the age of 18, successfully pass a background investigation and a physical assessment.
Our Culture
The department’s culture is driven by a set of strong core values: integrity and professionalism, dignity and respect; safety and wellness; fact-based decision making; positive change; honoring our history; and stewardship. DOC adopted a shared vision that includes: valuing employee wellness, engaging employees, operating safe facilities, implementing innovative business practices, preparing offenders for reentry, and partnering with stakeholders. Department staff are actively involved in their communities, serving on commissions, participating in volunteer organizations, coaching kids’ teams, and otherwise giving their time to enhance the quality of life for all Oregonians.
Our Mission
The mission of the Oregon Department of Corrections is to promote public safety by holding offenders accountable for their actions and reducing the risk of future criminal behavior.  
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