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Corrections Officer I

Public Safety


It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!

We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.


Grade: 140

** The Detention Center is a 24/7 facility and vacancies to be filled may be in any of three different shifts             
Job Duties:
  • Responsible for providing security for inmates housed at the Jackson County Detention Center and following written procedures and guidelines in the department's policy and procedure manual.
  • Associate may be assigned to different posts, areas and shifts depending upon the needs of the operation.
  • Receives and processes new inmates; checks for proper commitment papers, conducts searches for contraband, physically assesses inmate for injuries or other health concerns, inventories personal property, escorts inmate through all intake functions and areas.
  • If overtime is required, the associate is subject to being held over/drafted and/or called in to report for work when staffing shortages, department emergencies and other assignments require.
Minimum Qualifications: 
  • High School Diploma or its equivalent.
  • One year of experience working in the Criminal Justice System.
  • Complete and pass the Jail Academy Exam.
  • Pass and maintain firearms qualification.
  • Certified in First Aid, CPR, and AED.
  • Must possess/maintain an active telephone.
  • Must possess/maintain valid Missouri or Kansas Driver's License.
  • Must submit to and pass a police background check, drug screen, motor vehicle record check and physical examination. BARGAINING UNIT POSITION.

If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us! 

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-time

Salary Range : $25.00/hour

Work location : In person

Do you accept applicants under the age of 18? : No

Residency requirement : No

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