Missouri State Department of Corrections
  • 01-Mar-2023 to 03-Apr-2023 (CST)
  • PCC
  • Mineral Point, MO, USA
  • $45,382.32
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Annual Salary: $45,382.32

Why you'll love this position:

A position in the Missouri Department of Corrections is more than a job. It's a calling. Corrections employees transform lives, equipping Missourians in the criminal justice system with the skills they need to contribute to their communities, inside and outside our walls. More than 95 percent of people who enter the prison system ultimately are released. We want to make sure they're good neighbors.

We offer great benefits!

Missouri State Employee Retirement System / Deferred compensation plan / Health insurance (medical, vision, dental for employees and family) / Paid life insurance / Long-term disability insurance / Cafeteria plan / Paid holidays / 10 hours annual leave per month / 10 hours sick leave per month / Uniforms provided when required / Pre-service and in-service training / Access to credit union / Direct deposit of paycheck (required) / Employee health, wellness and safety initiatives / MOST 529 College Savings Program

The Department of Corrections is the only State agency that currently offers a guaranteed 1% pay increase for every two years of service up to 20 years!

What you'll do:

Supervises Correctional Officers; develops expectations/monitors performance and work habits. Assists the Corrections Training Officer in conducting orientation and in-service training programs. Observes personnel to ensure compliance with established rules, regulations, and procedures. Conducts on-the-job training for Correctional Officers.

Serves as officer-in-charge of special security posts where independent judgment and responsibility are required. Patrols living quarters, grounds, and buildings to observe offender behaviors and the effectiveness of Correctional Officers. Prepares and submits reports on offender violations of divisional or correctional facility rules, unusual offender behaviors, observed mechanical deficiencies, and security breaches or failures.

Discuss 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. Inspects buildings and equipment for security, safety, and sanitary conditions.

Supervises movement of offenders inside and outside the correctional facility; conducts periodic counts of offenders; and searches offenders and their living quarters for contraband. Arbitrates disputes and settles grievances among offenders, enforcing disciplinary measures when necessary; refers difficult disciplinary problems to an administrative supervisor.

Performs work in accordance with established rules/regulations; receives general administrative direction and performs other related work as assigned.

A physical examination by a physician may be required before or at the time of appointment to determine if the applicant meets the physical standards for employment established by the Missouri Department of Corrections

By assignment, a position may require possession of a valid vehicle operator's license

All you need for success:

Minimum Qualifications:

One or more years of experience as a Correctional Officer or Probation and Parole Assistant with the Missouri Department of Corrections; OR

Two or more years of military service, or experience in the custody of adult criminal offenders in a city, county, state, or federal facility

All requested documents MUST be received by the closing date listed.

The Missouri Department of Corrections is proud to have a tradition of promotion from within for employees looking for and seeking distinctive career paths. As you work for the department, we invite you to consider your goals and make choices to actively head toward them. We seek to recognize employees who serve with distinction.

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The State of Missouri is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Missouri State Department of Corrections
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