Correctional Officer (Entry) - Rio Vista - job 1197587

County of Solano

Date: 09/12/2021

City: Rio Vista, California

Salary: $2,690 - 3,270 per hour

Employment type: Full-time


To Protect and Serve the Community


NT TO SERVICE: The Sheriff's Office is dedicated to the protection and well-being of every person in Solano County by providing excellent community Service.

We serve the public in many different ways, including:

  • Providing law enforcement services in the unincorporated area of the county

  • Coordinating countywide responses to domestic violence and terrorism or other emergencies

  • Managing the criminal justice process after arrest (jail, prosecution, probation)

The values of the Sheriff’s Office are to bring:

Professionalism: Performing to the highest standards with integrity, ethical behavior and accountability.

Trust: Confidence in the character and ability to meet expectations.

Courage: To persevere with mental and moral strength in the face of difficulty.

Innovation: Embrace and inspire creativity to apply better solutions that accomplish goals and outcomes.

Teamwork: Unified collaboration to accomplish common goals without regard to personal agendas.

Service: Providing professional assistance in support of the community's best interests and well-being.

Respect: To value and embrace individuality with special regard to differences.

OUR EMPLOYEES: Our diverse workforce is committed to fulfilling this mission and does so by exemplifying our IDEAL Core Values, engaging in our day to day work of serving the public with Integrity, Dignity, Excellence, Accountability, and Leadership.

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The Correctional Officer (Entry) learns to perform a variety of tasks to supervise and control inmates in a detention facility.

The eligible list created as a result of this recruitment will be used to fill part-time and full-time regular,

limited-term or extra-help positions as vacancies occur or the need arises.


EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: No experience required, however, applicants must demonstrate possession of and competency in requisite knowledge and abilities.

BACKGROUND: A Peace Officer Standard & Training (POST) background investigation is required prior to the start of employment. A Personal History Statement (PHS) is a part of this investigation. You may view the requirements of the PHS by visiting, clicking on “FORMS,” the selecting “Personal History Statement Peace Officer.”

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Solano County offers a cafeteria-style medical package with health benefits, offered through CalPERS. The County contribution for family coverage for the 2021 calendar year is $1,586.60 per month. The County offers a cash back provision for those who choose employee-only or who waive medical insurance coverage. The County may offer a supplemental contribution for employees enrolled in Employee plus Two or More coverage.
Dental and vision insurances for the employee and eligible dependents are paid 100% by the County.

Solano County participates in CalPERS retirement and contributes to Social Security.

The County observes 12 full day fixed and 2 half day fixed paid holidays per year. Additionally, employees in this bargaining unit receive 2 floating paid holidays per year.

Vacation is accrued at approximately 10 days per year for the first 3 years.

Sick leave accrues at approximately 12 days per year.

Employees are eligible to receive an additional 2.5% longevity pay, per level, after the completion of continuous service at 10, 20, 25, 30 and 35 years.

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Extra-help employees who work less than 29 hours per week do not typically receive or accrue benefits of regular employees during their period of employment. All extra-help employees accrue .034 hours of Sick Leave for every full hour worked.

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Solano County is committed to “Invest In and For the Future” by providing training resources to encourage employee professional development and growth within our organization. While employed with Solano County, employees have the opportunity to pursue their career goals, interests, and develop the competencies on the Solano County Leadership Development Model by participating in the following programs:

  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

  • Annual Education Fair

  • County Mentoring Program

  • Leadership Academy

  • Supervisory Trainings

  • Skill Development Trainings

  • Self-paced learning opportunities


09/27/2021– 5:00pm Deadline to submit application.

– Mandatory Informational Session and Written Exam.

Based on the information provided in the application documents, the qualified applicants will be invited for further examination and will either be pre-scheduled by the Department of Human Resources or be invited to self-schedule. All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. Depending upon the number of applications received, the selection process may consist of an initial application screening, a mandatory information meeting, a written and/or practical exam, an oral board exam, or any combination listed. Responses to supplemental questions may be used as screening and testing mechanisms and will be used to assess an applicant’s ability to advance in the process; as such, responses to supplemental questions should be treated as test examination responses. Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.

A minimum score of 70% is required to continue in the selection process, unless otherwise announced.

All potential new hires and employees considered for promotion to management, confidential positions or unrepresented positions will be subject to a background and reference check after contingent job offer is accepted. These provisions are subject to change.

RETIREES - Solano County invites all to apply for positions; however pursuant to Government Code Section 21221(h) and 21224, hiring restrictions may apply to California Public Sector Pension Plan Retirees.

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