Missouri State Department of Corrections
  • 17-Mar-2023 to 31-Mar-2023 (CST)
  • St Joseph, MO, USA
  • $38,173.68
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Annual Salary: $38,173.68

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:

Plans/develops/coordinates new or revised facility activity programs, including offender organizations, work release and/or education release; confers with supervisors and various facility department heads with regard to activity planning and scheduling for the purpose of developing a more comprehensive program

Monitors files and works with facility treatment teams in order to identify offenders eligible for participation in program activities; monitors and maintains records of eligible participants; makes referrals to appropriate community service or job site

Schedules and supervises offender groups or workers functioning outside the facility; schedules volunteer and related groups for visits to the facility

Assists offender groups in selection of community projects within the community for an effective volunteer program; enlists the support of interested volunteer and professional groups and employers in making their programs or jobs available to offenders

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

All you need for success:

Minimum Qualifications:

Four or more years of experience as a Correctional Officer, Correctional Program Worker (CCA), Probation and Parole Assistant or Administrative Support Assistant, or vocational or paraprofessional experience in social services, probation and parole, corrections casework, guidance and counseling, mental health, health, substance abuse, law enforcement, public or business administration, or a closely related area.

A combination of education and experience may be substituted on a year for year basis.

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.

If you have questions about this position please contact:


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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