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Job Title: PC I - Pre-Release Instructor      (to directly link to this job posting, copy this link)   
Req. No:190444
Agency:Winfield Correctional Facility
Posting Type:External
Applications accepted through:Aug 19, 2018
Job Description:

This position is an educator in the Pre-Release program, instructing offenders in the various modules of the Pre-Release curriculum, which includes, but is not limited to: life skills; workforce development; cognitive thinking, personal finance, associate/family relations; etc. The Pre-Release Program works with offenders in developing and/or improving their personal and interpersonal skills which will assist them with their re-entry into the work force and to be productive and positive citizens once they are released from incarceration.  The work of this position requires ongoing proactive communications and interaction with offenders that is designed to apply cognitive programming to disrupt, rather than reinforce, antisocial behavior and inappropriate reactions to situations.


A full position description and list of essential functions can be obtained by contacting the recruiter listed below.


This is a full-time, unclassified, non-exempt position with benefits. Range of Pay: $17.39 to $23.31 hourly. More information on State of Kansas benefits can be obtained by contacting the recruiter listed below. A written or computerized test may be given as part of the interview process.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Six months of experience in planning, implementing, and monitoring activities relevant to the agency’s programs.  Education may substitute for experience as determined relevant by the agency.

Substitution:  A bachelor’s degree with major coursework in criminal justice, social services, behavioral science, or human services.


Preferred Skills/Qualifications: (May be used to screen applicants)

  • One (1) year of experience working in the field of corrections with convicted offenders
  • Experience teaching adults in a classroom setting
  • A minimum of 12 college credit hours in behavioral sciences, social sciences, criminal justice, or related field


Necessary Special Qualifications, Licenses, Certifications, and or Registrations: 

  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license


Performance Standards:

To be successful, the expectation is that a candidate will be able to competently perform the routine tasks of the position with limited supervision by the end of the six-month probationary period.


     STEP 1: Register by completing the online Personal Data Form.

(Skip this step if you already have a KS Employee ID or Applicant ID number.)  


     STEP 2:Complete the official State of Kansas Application Form.


     STEP 3: Submit your online application to the Winfield Correctional Facility.


     STEP 4:Submit additional required documents, including Tax Clearance Certificate and applicable transcripts, by 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 19, 2018 to the recruiter designated on this job announcement.



  • Online State of Kansas Application form
  • Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate
  • Official College Transcripts (if applicable)


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


Note: Your application will be considered incomplete and you may be found ineligible if you fail to submit all required documentation, including Tax Clearance Certificate and applicable transcripts, by the closing date and time of the vacancy announcement.


KANSAS TAX CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE REQUIRED: Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a valid Kansas Certificate of Tax Clearance by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue's website at

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. 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. If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact 785-296-3199.

Recruiter Contact Information:

Name:   Julie St. Peter

Phone:  620-221-6660 Ext. 56020                 

FAX:     620-221-9229                                   



Agency Information:  

Winfield Correctional Facility

1806 Pinecrest Circle

Winfield, KS 67156

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:

After your application is evaluated and ranked, you may be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview.  You will be notified of the outcome after the selection process is complete.  You may call or email the recruiter contact listed to inquire about your application.


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 Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to contact the agency recruiter if reasonable accommodations are needed for any part of the application or hiring process.


Winfield Correctional Facility is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Find out more about us at our website

Class/Uncl: U    Full/Part Time: F    Grade 001    Hiring Rate: $0.00    Pay Frequency: Hourly   

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