Overview

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 $18.26/hour. If you work, 2pm to 10pm or 10pm to 6am, you will receive an additional $0.30/0.50 an hour shift differential. Pay increases to $18.70/hour after successfully completing three months of employment. Pay increases to $19.16/hour after successfully completing nine months of employment. Pay increases to $20.13/hour after successfully completing one year probationary period. Pay increases to $20.58/hour after successfully completing two years of employment as a Corrections Officer I.

$6.00/hour pay differentials through June 2023. It will be revisited by the legislature next spring to decide if the pay differentials will continue in the next fiscal year.

The primary mission of this position is to protect and serve the public; the secondary mission is to promote change in the residents’ behavior through modeling and improving problem solving, communication skills, and work ethics. This position provides immediate supervision to all levels of the resident 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 residents’ 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 background investigation, employment check, drug screen, and physical.

Apply online at: www.jobs.ks.gov; Requisition #192628 or contact LCMHF Human Resources (620 625 7684 or 620 625 7682), 1318 KS Hwy 264, Larned, Kansas 67550 to obtain a State of Kansas Employment Application; or contact by e-mail KDOC_LCMHF_APPLY@ks.gov.

Please call Human Resources to ensure all application paperwork has been received.

Applicants must provide a copy of their driver’s license; high school diploma/GED/high transcripts, obtain and submit a tax clearance certificate within 10 days of the job offer, and complete and provide additional security clearance paperwork. No job offer can be made until all the required paperwork has been submitted.

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.