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Hiring Process

The hiring process will include a thorough background investigation, a psychological screening and a comprehensive medical examination.

  • Once you have successfully passed the tests (refer to the application process), you will then participate in a mass orientation and interview process.
    • You must bring your original birth certificate, California driver’s license, original Social Security Card, Military DD214 form (if applicable), proof of citizenship (if applicable), and official sealed college transcripts (if applicable).
      • Probation Corrections Officer: Completion of at least 60 semester or 90 quarter units or an Associate’s Degree.
      • Deputy Probation Officer: Completion of a Bachelor’s Degree.
      • Non-Sworn Positions: Completion of a high school diploma, GED, Equivalency Exam, and/or college units based on the desired position requirements
    • You are also required to complete a Personal History Statement, a Pre-Investigative Questionnaire, and a 3-5 page autobiography. Instructions for completing the autobiography are provided prior to your interview.
  • Submission of fingerprints.
  • Investigation areas of background include but are not limited to: family members, references, residences, job experience, military experience, financial, arrests/convictions, driving record, narcotics usage, gang activity, etc.
  • Computer Voice Stress Analysis Examination
    • Questions address applicant’s truthfulness regarding personal information, employment, motor vehicle operation, narcotics/alcohol usage, military service, behavior history, and financial history.
  • Physical Exam – All applicants must successfully pass a physical evaluation.
  • Psychological Evaluation – All applicants must successfully pass a psychological evaluation. (Sworn applicants only.)

For further information on the Riverside County Background Process please watch this short informational video.