As an agency of the State of Kansas, available positions will be posted on the State of Kansas Job Vacancy website at the following link:
All positions at WCF and WWRF have written position descriptions and essential function requirements. Position descriptions outline the general details of positions and other job-relevant information. Essential function requirements ensure that candidates for positions are able to perform the tasks required of the jobs.
Prior to being hired as a correctional officer, applicants must first take and pass the KDOC Corrections Officer Test to be eligible to be interviewed. Testing is scheduled approximately once every three months.
Once interviewed, selected officer candidates will be placed on a hiring list, which is valid for up to 6 months. As vacancies occur, candidates on the hiring list will be offered employment in order of ranking. The selected candidate will be required to satisfactorily complete a pre-employment physical and state-mandated drug screening.
Vacancies in classifications other than officers are posted and interviewed each time there is a vacancy. The selected candidate will be required to satisfactorily complete a state-mandated drug screening.
A complete criminal history check, current wants and warrants check, and employment history verification is completed on all applicants prior to being offered employment in accordance with state statutes and KDOC policy.
Working for the State of Kansas has many benefits, which can be viewed by following the below link:
For further information on recruitment or benefits, call 620-221-6660, ext. 206.
WCF/WWRF has on-site training for new hire, annual, and specialized trainings. New correctional officers are required to complete the KDOC Correctional Officer Training Program.
For further information regarding training, call 620-221-6660, ext. 336.