Tuesday , March 21 2023


CA Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation

About the job

Job Description And Duties

This Job Control is a re-advertisement. If you have previously applied to JC-312805, your application is being considered and you do not need to re-apply.

Under general direction of the Correctional Captain, the Correctional Counselor II (Specialist) will have responsibility for the general duties related to the implementation of Senate Bill 132: the Transgender Respect, Agency and Dignity Act, and responsibility for a variety of complex staff assignments within the Female Offender Program and Services (FOPS) Women and Children’s Services Unit (WCSU). The incumbent will serve as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) on transgender, non-binary inmate issues and processes. Travel may be required.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement .

Working Conditions

This Downtown Sacramento CDCR location offers a secured access facility with convenient transportation options including light rail and pre-tax parking, an on-site ATM, Activity Fitness Center, as well as a variety of nearby shopping locations and eateries.

Minimum Requirements You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.


Additional Documents

  • Job Application Package Checklist
  • Duty Statement

Position Details

Job Code #:


Position #(s):


Working Title:

Correctional Counselor II (Specialist)



$8,793.00 – $11,068.00 A

$9,233.00 – $11,621.00 J

# of Positions:


Work Location:

Sacramento County

Job Type:

Permanent, Full Time

Department Information


We enhance public safety and promote successful community reintegration through education, treatment and active participation in rehabilitative and restorative justice programs.


To facilitate the successful reintegration of the individuals in our care back to their communities equipped with the tools to be drug-free, healthy, and employable members of society by providing education, treatment, rehabilitative, and restorative justice programs, all in a safe and humane environment.

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation and the California Correctional Health Care Services are committed to building an inclusive and culturally diverse workplace. We are determined to attract and hire more candidates from diverse communities and empower all employees from a variety of cultural backgrounds, perspectives, and personal experiences. We are proud to foster inclusion and drive collaborative efforts to increase representation at all levels of the Department.

Special Requirements

Do NOT include ANY confidential information on any documents you submit for a job vacancy, such as your State application, resume, or educational transcripts. Confidential information that should be excluded or removed from these documents includes, but is not limited to, your Social Security Number, (SSN), birthdate, student identification number, drivers license number (unless required), basis of eligibility, examination results, LEAP status, marital status, and age. Confidential information on the first page of applications submitted electronically online, such as Easy ID number, SSN, examination related information, and drivers license number will automatically be redacted upon submission.

Possession of Minimum Qualifications (MQ’s) will be verified prior to interview and/or appointment. If you are meeting MQ’s with education, you must include your unofficial transcripts/diploma for verification. Official transcripts may be required upon appointment. If it is determined a candidate does not meet the MQ’s, the candidate will be withheld from the eligibility list, rendering them inactive and ineligible to be hired for the position. Candidates who have been withheld may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board.

Candidates new to CDCR or the Division of Juvenile Justice are required to submit a background investigation process utilizing Live Scan fingerprinting, and Tuberculosis testing prior to appointment followed by departmental annual Tuberculosis testing/evaluation thereafter.

Contact Information

The Human Resources Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.

Human Resources Contact:

CDCR Hiring Support

(877) 297-5599

[email protected]

Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department’s EEO Office.

EEO Contact:


(916) 255-1301

[email protected]

California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.

Statement Of Qualifications

Submit via Adobe PDF, two pages maximum, Arial Font, Size 12.

Please detail your experience in the following:

  • Preparing Institutional Classification Committee Chronos or other detailed reports that pertain to parolee, probationer, or inmate classifications.
  • Working with the Transgender, Non-Binary, and/or Intersex population.
  • Provide specific examples demonstrating your ability to communicate and collaborate effectively and professionally with internal and external stakeholders on a variety of departmental policies and topics.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.

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