Corrections Officer (C/O)

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

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Salary Information

Entry Level:
$15.00 hourly
Academy Graduate:
$15.75 hourly
Top Pay:
$17.32 hourly

Job Description

Job Duties

  • 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.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 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 police background and 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.

Additional Information

Apply online at www.jacksongov.org/jobs

Contact Lieutenant Johnathan Baldree for additional information

Office: 816-881-3939

Cell: 816-564-0723

Fax: 816-881-6374

Email: jbaldree@jacksongov.org

Mailing Address:

1300 Cherry Street

Kansas City, Missouri 64106

Job Requirements

  • Age: 20
  • Education: High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience: None

Minimum Qualifications

  • 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 police background and 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 st
Kansas City, Missouri 64106
phone: 816-881-3939

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