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Correctional Officer

City of Kansas City Missouri   Kansas City, MO   Full-time     Law Enforcement / Security
Posted on September 12, 2021
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Correctional Officer
(Job Opening ID #513853)

Full-time position available with KCMO’s Municipal Court Department, Correctional Services Division, location varies.

Normal Work Days/Hours: Varies.

Provides for the custody, care and safety of prisoners in the custody of the City of Kansas City. Maintains security of the facility, enforcing rules and regulations, ensuring the safety and welfare of prisoners, maintaining discipline and supervising prisoners in daily work crew operations. Operates motor equipment to transport the prisoners as required between the Court and contracted detention centers and medical services and operating specialized equipment as needed. Assignments are reviewed by higher supervisors, they are expected to exercise considerable independent judgment in the performance of their duties. Maintains work
area in a safe and organized manner. Works various posts and patrol assignments. Supervises residents in cells and on work crews. Patrols assigned areas to keep out unauthorized persons. Interacts with residents as a role model and may provide guidance in regard to residents’ behavior and decision making. Prepares various reports such as incident reports. Performs related duties as assigned.

REQUIRES high school graduation. Must possess of a valid state issued driver’s license in accordance with City of KCMO policies. May be required to possess a valid MO Class A, B or C CDL prior to the end of the probationary period as determined by the department. Must be eligible to obtain a special police commission as issued by the KCMO Police Department. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and post-offer physical examination as prescribed by the City.

Salary Range: $15.29-$23.16/hour
Application Deadline Date: September 20, 2021

EOE. The City of Kansas City, Missouri is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.