This position is located at the Oswego Correctional Facility.
This posting is Agency only. More than one vacancy may be filled from this job posting.
A Corrections Officer II is responsible for assisting with the public safety by exercising safe and effective containment and supervision of offenders, by managing offenders in the community, and by activitly encouraging and assisting offenders to become law-abiding citizens. This position is full performance corrections work involving control and supervision of adult male felons in a correctional facility. Duties involve enforcement of rules and regulations; controlling offenders in living, work or recreational areas; ensuring safety and security of staff offenders, and the public; and serving as the officer-in-charge.
Must meet all minimum qualifications and necessary special requirements for COI A; have a minimum of one year of relevant experience in the field of corrections or in the detention of convicted offenders; and have successfully completed the Corrections Officer Training Program (COTP).
At the discretion of the agency, relevant college coursework or completion of corrections officer training in another jurisdiction may be substituted for some or all of the required COTP.
COII positions are subject to the promotional score sheet. In order to receive points for education and training, transcripts and outside training certificates (must be at least 36 clock hours and relevant to corrections) must be provided by application deadline.
Strong problem solving skills; good oral and written communication skills; effective conflict management skills; ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships and effective customer service skills; ability to adapt to new situations and/or changes. The incumbent must be capable of performing established Essential Physical Functions. An initial 6-month probationary period is required for new or promoted employees.
How To Apply:
- Obtain a Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate (see below) and e-mail or fax to the recruiter listed;
- Submit an electronic State of Kansas Application at www.jobs.ks.gov. Under "Agency", select "Corrections, Dept of (El Dorado Correctional Facility)" from the drop-down box.
- Send any additional application materials to Sheila.Edwards@ks.gov or fax to 316-322-2054.
Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate:
Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a State Tax Clearance Certificate by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue’s website at www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html. A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual’s account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. Applicants are responsible for submitting their certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency. This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03.
Applicants who fail to submit a Tax Clearance Certificate will not be considered. When you request the clearance, it will issue you a Transaction ID#. The Transaction ID# is NOT a tax clearance. You will need the Transaction ID# to be able to retrieve the Certificate 24 hours later. You must then e-mail (or fax) the Tax Clearance Certificate to the recruiter listed below.
Recruiter Contact Information:
Name: Sheila Edwards
El Dorado Correctional Facility
1737 SE Highway 54
El Dorado, KS 67042
Veterans Preference Eligible (VPE):
Former military personnel or their spouse that have been verified as a veteran under K.S.A. 73-201 will receive an interview if they meet the minimum qualifications and competency factors of the position. The veterans preference laws do not guarantee the veteran a job. Positions are filled with the best qualified candidate as determine by the hiring manager. Additional VPE information can be found at http://da.ks.gov/ps/aaa/recruitment/veterans.htm
Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to contact the agency recruiter if reasonable accommodations are needed for any part of the application or hiring process.
The El Dorado and Oswego Correctional Facilities are Equal Opportunity Employer
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