Corrections officer 1

Missouri Department of Corrections
651 Mulberry street Kansas City , Mo.
Kansas City, MO 64101
United States

Law Enforcement / Military
Job Start Date
Application Closing Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
From $28,800 To $39,900
Per Year    
Employment Type
Work Schedule
No Travel

Job Description
Maintains security in buildings, towers, and other posts of an adult correctional facility; intervenes during emergencies or altercations and gains physical control of offenders.

Supervises movement of offenders inside and outside the correctional facility, conducts periodic counts of offenders, and searches offenders and their living quarters for contraband.

Escorts and/or transports offenders to predetermined locations.

Supervises offenders in housing units and during the performance of work activities and recreational and religious activities; conducts inspections for health and safety hazards.

Prepares and submits reports on offender violations of divisional or correctional facility rules, unusual offender behaviors, observed mechanical deficiencies, and security breaches or failures.

Discusses minor adjustment problems with offenders; refers serious problems to proper correctional facility staff and promotes rehabilitation by attempting to modify offender’s social attitudes, discouraging undesirable behaviors, and encouraging worthwhile activities.

Supervises visits with offenders; searches visitors, offenders, buildings, and grounds for contraband.

Performs work in accordance with established rules, regulations, post orders, and specific instructions; receives general administrative direction.

Performs other related work as assigned.

Annual Salary Range:

$28,824.00 – $39,864.00

Twice-a-Month Salary Range:

$1,201.00 – $1,661.00
Job Requirements

The following minimum qualifications will determine merit system eligibility. Allowable experience and education substitutions are provided in italics below the corresponding minimum qualification statement; no other substitutions will be permitted. These minimum qualifications may also be used to evaluate applicants for Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System positions not requiring selection from merit registers.)

possession of a high school diploma or proof of high school equivalency.

Special Requirements

1. Successful completion of an essential functions evaluation administered by the Missouri Department of Corrections will be required prior to employment.

2. Applicants must be at least 19 years of age at the time of employment.

3. Ability to pass a background investigation administered by the Missouri Department of Corrections.

4. Ability to complete and maintain firearms certification training administered by the Missouri Department of Corrections.

5. By assignment, a position may require possession of a valid vehicle operator’s license.
Employer Contact Information
Missouri Department of Corrections
Pedro Carrillo

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