Missouri State Department of Corrections
  • 17-Mar-2023 to 31-Mar-2023 (CST)
  • St Joseph, MO, USA
  • $39,708.96
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Annual Salary: $39,708.96

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:

Operates/maintains high pressure steam boilers (above 15 pounds pressure), or high pressure/high temperature water boilers (above 160 pounds pressure at 250 degrees Fahrenheit) for the production of facility heating/hot water/electrical generation

Operates and maintains auxiliary equipment such as water softeners, boiler feed pumps, fuel conveyors, vacuum pumps and circulating pumps and monitors water levels/pressure readings/fuel consumption other related operations; performs chemical tests on water; records readings in the plant operations log

Adjusts controls on equipment to maintain a proper flow of steam and/or water and to ensure safety of operation; powers down/cleans/assists in the repair and maintenance of boilers and auxiliary equipment; blows down and washes boilers; scrapes and cleans flues; cleans pumps/screens/pipes/oil burners/strainers/related parts and equipment

Maintains a clean and safe work area around boilers and auxiliary equipment; receives general administrative direction; work is reviewed through inspections and efficiency of operations; performs other related work as assigned

All you need for success:

Minimum Qualifications

One or more years of experience in a trade area. Experience in the operation of boilers and auxiliary equipment in a high pressure steam/high temperature boiler room is preferred, but not required.

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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