Supervises and maintains discipline and control of inmates at all time. Performs searches of inmates’ person and physical areas in order to prevent and control secretion of contraband. Observes and monitors inmates’ activities and interactions while enforcing policy, rules and regulations. Follows established security procedure in controlling visitors, staff, inmate and vehicular traffic to prevent the admittance or exit of authorized persons and the introduction of contraband, takes and reports periodic counts of inmates. Responds to emergency situations in accordance with appropriate contingency plans. Subject to regular rotation or post and/or shift assignment within the facility. Corrections Officer are required to weapons qualify under KDOC guidelines during initial training and on an annual basis.
THIS IS AN ONGOING HIRING EVENT! TESTING AND INTERVIEWS EVERY WEDNESDAY AT 7:45 AM.
Corrections Officer I(A)s are evaluated on their ability to observe and recall inmate behavior, surroundings and events; write clear and complete sentences; respond to emergencies quickly, climb stairs, and use physical force to subdue violent and resisting inmates; remain alert over long periods of time; remain calm during stressful situations; and interact with inmates and co-workers to establish and maintain effective working relationships. The incumbent must be capable of performing Essential Physical Functions. An initial 12-month probationary period is required for new Corrections Officers.
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 WITH THIS REQUISITION!
Pay: Pay Grade 19, Step 10; $15.75 hourly - automatic promotion to $16.56 after 1 year of service
Minimum Requirements: At least 18 years of age at the time of appointment; high school diploma or equivalent; valid driver's license; free of felony conviction(s); free of any felony and/or misdemeanor domestic violence crime as set forth in 18 U.S.C. § 922 (d) (9) and (g) (9); have taken and successfully passed the KDOC Corrections Officer test within the last year; and No DUI convictions within the last 24 months. Positions in this class require that at the time of appointment the selected candidate must have taken and passed a drug screening test approved by the Division of Personnel Services unless promoting, transferring, or demoting from another safety sensitive position within the same agency.
Minimum Competencies: Applicant will be able to interact with co-workers, inmates and outside personnel to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Applicant selected will have the ability to read and comprehend laws, rules, regulations and policy.
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 State of Kansas Application form (use this link - https://admin.ks.gov/services/state-employment-center/sec-home/state-employment/fboxapp and submit to the Lansing Correctional Facility.
Step 3: E-mail any additional required documents Lauren Morris, e-mail KDOC_LCF_Jobs@ks.gov
- State of Kansas application
- Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate
- High School Diploma/Transcripts
- College Transcripts/DD214 (if applicable)
Name: Lauren Morris
Phone: 913-727-3235, Ext. 57022
Lansing Correctional Facility
301 E. Kansas Avenue, P.O. Box 2
Lansing, KS 66043
KANSAS 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 https://www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html . A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual’s account is complaint with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. A Tax Clearance expires every 90 days. All applicants, including current state employees, 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.
How You Will Be Evaluated: Your application will be considered incomplete and you may be found ineligible if you fail to submit all required documentation. 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 selection criteria and competencies 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 e-mail 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, including any preferred selection criteria established in accordance with K.A.R. 1-6-3. 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. See jobs.ks.gov for additional Veteran’s Preference Information.
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 Department of Corrections is an Equal Opportunity Employer