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Job Title: Corrections Officer II      (to directly link to this job posting, copy this link)   
CountyLeavenworth
Req. No:187416
Agency:Lansing Correctional Facility
Posting Type:Agency
Applications accepted through:Aug 21, 2017
Job Description:

Job Title: Corrections Officer II

Req. No.: 187416

Agency Name: Lansing Correctional Facility

Posting Type: Agency Only

Applications Accepted Through: 08/21/2017

Job Duties: Transports inmates between KDOC facilities. Ensures compliance with all departmental rules, regulations, policies and procedures relating to transportation security. Conducts regular counts of inmates being transported, documenting such counts in the appropriate logs as directed departmental policies. Supervises inmates during the transportation process. As Officer-in-Charge, or second officer, supervises, maintains discipline and controls of inmates I their living quarters, at meals, in classrooms, in the hospital, kitchen and bathing areas. Transports parole violators, inabsentia inmates, inter-state compact cases and contract jail program inmates from various county and out-of state-agencies to the appropriate DOC, County or State facility. Transports inmates to medical and court trips for Lansing Correctional Facility. Controls items of a security nature such as firearms, tools, locks, keys, medical equipment and drugs. 

This position requires 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.

A full position description and required Essential/Event Driven Physical Functions for this classification can be obtained by contacting the recruiter listed below.

Multiple positions may be filled from this requisition.

Pay: Pay grade 20

Minimum Requirements: Applicants must meet all minimum qualifications and necessary special requirements for CO IA.  In addition, 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.

Minimum Competencies: Applicants will be able to interact with co-workers, inmates and outside personnel to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Applicants will have the ability to comprehend, interpret and apply State statutes, regulations and policies. Necessary Qualifications: Must be able to perform the essential physical functions of the position. Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Preferred Skills: None

How To Apply:

Step 1: Register by completing the online Personal Data Form at https://admin.ks.gov/services/state-employment-center/sec-home/state-employment/register-personal-data skip this step if you already have an Applicant ID number)

Step 2: Complete the official State of Kansas application form at https://admin.ks.gov/services/state-employment-center/sec-home/state-employment/apply

Step 3: Submit your online application to the specific agency/recruiter designated on this job announcement

Step 4: Submit additional required documents to the specific agency/recruiter designated on this job announcement

Your application will be considered incomplete and you may be found ineligible if you fail to submit ALL required documentation by the closing date of the vacancy announcement.

Required Documents:

  • Online State of Kansas Application form (send to Lansing Correctional Facility)
  • Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate
  • Applicable diplomas, transcripts or training certificates

Include your name and job requisition number on all correspondence when submitting documents to the designated recruiter

KANSAS TAX CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE REQUIRED:  Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a State Tax Clearance Certificate by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue website at http://www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html. A Tax Clearance is comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individuals’ account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. A tax clearance expires every 90 days. Applicants are responsible for submitting a valid certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency. This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03.     

Recruiter Contact Information:

Phone: Carly Munoz at 913-727-3235 x 57022         Agency Information:

Email:  KDOC_LCF_jobs@ks.gov                                   Lansing Correctional Facility

Fax:     913.250.2762                                                        P.O. Box 2    Lansing KS 66043

How You Will Be Evaluated: Once you complete and submit your application materials, your application will be reviewed to ensure you meet the minimum and any necessary special requirements.  Next, your application will be evaluated and rated based on preferred competencies and criteria for the position.

What To Expect Next: Applicants selected for interview will be evaluated by an interview panel using performance/behavior based interview questions.  The interview panel will make recommendations to the Warden for final approval.  A second interview may be conducted.  Candidates will be subject to a job reference check, background and criminal history investigation, drug screen and TB test. You may be expected to pass a physical. Information provided on your application/resume will be verified. Follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment. Failure to provide the required information and/or materials in your application packet will result in you not being considered for interview/employment.

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 veteran’s preference laws do not guarantee the veteran a job. Positions are filled with the best qualified candidate as determined by the hiring manager. Addition VPE information can be found at http://da.ks.gov/ps/aaa/recruitment/veterans.htm 

Reasonable Accommodations: State agencies must provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requesting reasonable accommodations for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.    

 The Department of Corrections is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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View Job Class Spec Class/Uncl: C    Full/Part Time: F    Grade 020    Hiring Rate: $15.38    Pay Frequency: Hourly   

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