Correctional Officer #516216

City of Kansas City, Missouri   Kansas City, MO   Full-time     Law Enforcement / Security
Posted on January 8, 2023
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Correctional Officer

(Job Opening ID #516216)

Two full-time positions available with the City Manager’s Office, Corrections 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, 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. Provides security and may have to patrol assigned areas to keep out unauthorized persons. Interacts with residents as a role model and may provide guidance in regard to resident's behavior and decision making. Prepares various reports such as incident reports. Performs related duties as assigned. REQUIRES high school graduation. Must possess 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: $19.27-29.39/hour

Applications accepted until positions are filled.

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