Please join the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) on Thursday May 3, for a hiring workshop. CDCR will be recruiting to fill immediate job opportunities for carpenters, plumbers, supervising correctional cooks, water and sewage plan supervisors, and other positions at Pleasant Valley State Prison.

This free workshop is open to the public, and is designed to inform job seekers about immediate openings for several high-need positions at Pleasant Valley State Prison. By attending, job seekers will receive information about the job vacancies, including salary and benefits. Hiring authorities will be on site to provide assessment of qualifications, and assist with creating a State of California CalCareers account, which is needed to apply for a state job. Representatives at the fair will be ready to conduct interviews and possibly provide tentative job offers.

During the workshop, attendees will have an opportunity to tour the institution to learn more about jobs. Please note that tours are optional and are subject to security clearance. To request a tour, RSVP is required by Tuesday April 24. Please call (916) 323-2672 for assistance.

CDCR employees play a vital role in fulfilling the Department’s mission to protect public safety. California’s prisons operate 24 hours a day and the vacant positions advertised at this event are vital to making sure that they are operating safely and efficiently.

For additional information about the hiring workshop, please use the link to view the event flyer: CDCR Hiring Workshop

Hiring workshop Location:

Thursday, May 3, 2018

9:00 am to 2:30 pm

Pleasant Valley State Prison

24863 West Jayne Avenue

Coalinga, CA 93210

Open positions:

$4,635 – $5,345 per month

Electronics Technicians
$4,147 – $5,500 per month

$3,232 – $3,867 per month

$4,954 – $5,715 per month

Supervising Correctional Cooks
$3,998 – $5,003 per month

Correctional Supervising Cooks
$3,464 – $4,813 per month

Water & Sewage Plant Supervisors
$6,249 – $6,561 per month

Each job includes health, dental and vision benefits along with CalPERS retirement, paid time off, and salary advancement opportunities.

About State Jobs

The State of California has ongoing recruitment opportunities for various positions. By attending this workshop, applicants will receive information about growth-oriented careers at Pleasant Valley State Prison.

How to Arrive Prepared

Applicants should bring a valid state-issued government identification card and an updated resume. No denim, camouflage or red- or orange-colored clothing can be worn on the grounds of the institution. Cell phones and other hand-held electronic devices are prohibited inside the institution.


If you have any questions about the open positions or would like information about the minimum qualifications for each position, please call (916) 323-2672 or email your questions to