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Kern County Sheriff's Office - Main
Thursday September 10th, 2015 :: 10:16 a.m. PDT


Kern County Sheriff’s Office Core Academy

The Kern County Sheriff’s Office is currently seeking student cadets for our upcoming STC Corrections Officer Core Academy.


The Core Academy is scheduled to start December 01, 2015. The Academy runs Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Kern Regional Training Center located at 962 Norris Road in Bakersfield.


Applicants must be 18 years old and be able to pass an applicant selection process conducted by the Kern County Sheriff’s Office, which includes:


  • Entry Test
  • Physical Agility
  • Personal History Statement
  • Oral Interview


Graduates from the course will be eligible to apply for lateral entry Detentions Deputy Positions with the Kern County Sheriff’s Office and Correctional Officer positions with other law enforcement agencies within the State of California.


This is not a job offer. Students completing the training program must apply and meet department specific hiring requirements before being employed by a law enforcement agency.


For further information see attached flyers.




Kern County Sheriff's Office - Main
1350 Norris Rd
Bakersfield, CA 93308

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 661-391-7500

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