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Job Description:

El Dorado Correctional Facility is hiring for the position of Corrections Officer I.

Multiple Corrections Officer I vacancies may be filled from this job posting. Call Sheila in Human Resources for the next starting date: 316-322-2089.

A Corrections Officer I (COI) supervises and maintains discipline and control of offenders at all times; performs searches of offenders person and physical areas in order to prevent and control concealment of contraband; observes and monitors offenders activities and interactions while enforcing policy, rules and regulations; follows established security procedure in controlling visitors, staff, offender and vehicular traffic to prevent the admittance or exit of authorized persons and the introduction of contraband; takes and reports periodic counts of offenders; and responds to emergency situations in accordance with appropriate contingency plans. Corrections Officers
Are subject to regular post rotation and/or shift assignment within the facility;
Are required to qualify in self-defense and weapons under KDOC guidelines during initial training and on an annual basis;
Must be capable of performing Essential Physical Functions.
A full position description and required essential physical functions for this classification can be obtained by contacting the recruiter listed below.
Corrections Officers are evaluated on their ability to observe and recall inmate behavior, surroundings and events; write clear and complete sentences; respond quickly to emergencies, 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 offenders and co-workers to establish and maintain effective working relationships. A 12-month probationary period is required for new Corrections Officers. $15.75/hourly.
Minimum Requirements:
At least 18 years of age at the time of appointment; high school diploma or equivalent; valid drivers license; free of felony conviction(s); free of any felony or misdemeanor domestic violence crime as set forth in 18 U.S.C. 922 (d)(9) and (g)(9); no DUI conviction in past 24 months; no conviction, adjudication, diversion agreement or probation for misdemeanor involving controlled substance or possession of drug paraphernalia in past 5 years; free of any final court order prohibiting candidate from stalking, harassing, threatening, or having contact with any person.
Screening Process:
Applicants will be scheduled to take the Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) Corrections Officer Test after receiving required application documents and must pass with a score of 70 percent or better.
Interviews are typically scheduled on the same day as the Corrections Officer Test. Interviews are completed by an interview panel using behavior-based interview questions.
Consideration is given to the test score, interview score, writing score, education, job history and longevity, and attendance record.
All candidates are subject to a background check, criminal history investigation, and employment check.
Candidates offered a position are required to take and pass a drug screening test, physical, and TB screening.
To Apply:
1.If you have not previously applied for a State of Kansas position and been assigned an Applicant ID Number, go to www.jobs.ks.gov and select Register Personal Data
2.Complete the State of Kansas online application form and either submit online to El Dorado Correctional Facility or mail to the recruiter listed.
3.Obtain a Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate (see below) or select Tax Clearance Certificate at the above website and send to recruiter
Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate:
In accordance with Executive Order 2004-03, each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a State Tax Clearance Certificate by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenues website at http://www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html. A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individuals account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. Applicants are responsible for submitting their certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency.
Applicants who fail to submit a Tax Clearance Certificate will not be considered. You must access the Kansas Department of Revenues website twice- once to apply for the Certificate and once to retrieve it.
Recruiter Contact Information Agency, Sheila Edwards El Dorado Correctional Facility
Telephone: 316-322-2089 - Address: 1737 SE Highway 54, P.O. Box 311
FAX: 316-322-2054 El Dorado, KS 67042
Email: Sheila.Edwards@doc.ks.gov
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 http://da.ks.gov/ps/aaa/recruitment/veterans.htm
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 El Dorado Correctional Facility is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Contact Information:

Sheila Edwards
1737 SE Highway 54
El Dorado, Kansas 67042
E-mail Your Resume
Phone: 316.322.2089
Fax: 316.322.2054

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