Correctional Officer

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

Nov 19, 2015

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Application Deadline:
Nov 19, 2020

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$11.45 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. The incumbent may be assigned to different posts, areas and shifts depending upon the needs of the operation. 
  • Overtime is required and the employee is subject to being called in when staffing shortages, department emergencies arise.

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Job Requirements

  • Age: 20
  • Education: High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience: No Experience Necessary


Minimum Qualifications


  • Must have a High School diploma/GED (Bachelor’s Degree in corrections preferred), 
  • Must be at least age 20.
  • Have/maintain valid Missouri 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. Non-smokers preferre

Contact Informaton

Johnathan Baldree

Jackson County Department of Corrections
1300 cherry st
Kansas City, Missouri 64106
phone: 8168813939

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