5 Dec 2017

Full-Time Corrections Officer I

Larned Correctional Mental Health Facility – Posted by LCMHFLarned, Kansas, United States

Job Description

Larned Correctional Mental Health Facility

CORRECTION OFFICER I Positions

If you’re looking for a stimulating and rewarding position with excellent pay, substantial benefits, and great potential for career advancement, then come join the field of Corrections at the Larned Correctional Mental Health Facility!

Corrections Officer I positions are now open, with starting pay of $14.66/hour. $.30 to $.50/hr shift differential for 2pm -10pm and 10pm to 6am shift. Pay increases to $15.38/hour after successfully completing one year probationary period.

The primary mission of this position is to protect and serve the public; the secondary mission is to promote change in the inmates’ behavior through modeling and improving problem solving, communication skills, and work ethics. This position provides immediate supervision to all levels of the inmate population during a routine shift, resolves problems, and responds to emergencies with the goal of creating and maintaining a safe living and working environment. Ultimately the goal is to modify the incarcerated inmates’ behavior so that they may, if judged appropriate by the laws of Kansas, re-enter society and become productive law abiding members of a community.

Candidates must: be at least 18 years of age; have a high school diploma/GED; be felony-free; possess a valid Driver’s License; and have no DUI convictions in past 24 months.

Successful Candidates must pass a Corrections test, background investigation, employment check, drug screen, and physical.

How to Apply

Apply online at: www.jobs.ks.gov; Requisition #177010 or contact LCMHF Human Resources (620 285 8008 or 620 285 8017), 1318 KS Hwy 264, Larned, Kansas 67550, to obtain a State of Kansas Employment Application and schedule an exam; or contact by e-mail KDOC_LCMHF_APPLY@ks.gov. Applicants must provide a copy of their driver's license; high school diploma/GED/high transcripts, obtain and submit a tax clearance certificate, and complete and provide additional security clearance paperwork. No job offer can be made until all the required paperwork has been submitted. Please call Human Resources to ensure all application paperwork has been received. LCMHF does not pay relocation or moving costs. Pawnee County does participate in the Rural Opportunity Zone (ROZ) program. Qualified out of state applicants who relocate to Pawnee County can receive up to five years in Kansas Income Tax waivers and or up to $15,000.00 in student loan repayments. For more information on the ROZ program, call 785 296 6815 or email taxfree@kansascommerce.com. EOE, VPE, and drug free workplace. Paid for by the Kansas Department of Corrections. The State of Kansas is sales tax exempt and a non-profit organization.

Job Categories: Featured. Job Types: Full-Time. Salary: 20,000 - 40,000. Job expires in 20 days.

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