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Corrections Officer

Correctional Officer
Jackson County Department of Corrections - Kansas City, Missouri

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$12.60 hourly
Academy Graduate:
$14.55 hourly
Top Pay:
$19.21

Job Description

  • Provides security for inmates housed at the Jackson County Detention Center. 
  • The employee must follow written procedures and guidelines in the department’s policy and procedure manual. 
  • Corrections Officers works on a compressed schedule of twelve hour shifts .
  • Overtime is required and the employee is subject to being called in when staffing shortages, department emergencies arise.

Additional Information

Must Apply Onlineat www.jacksongov.org/jobs Once an application is submitted contact Human Resources at (816) 881-3136 to schedule the corrections officer exam which assesses candidates overall general knowledge.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 20
  • Education: High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience: None
  • Must have a High School diploma/GED (Bachelor’s Degree in corrections preferred), 
  • Must be at least age 20
  • Must have/maintain valid  driver’s license, have/maintain working telephone in the residence. 
  • Must pass Corrections Officer exam, police background/motor vehicle record check, drug screen test and physical examination. 
  • Must work mandatory overtime and maintain sufficient physical dexterity to perform essential elements of the position.BARGAINING UNIT POSITION

Contact Informaton

Johnathan Baldree

Jackson County Department of Corrections
1300 Cherry Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64106
phone: (816) 881-3939

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