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Corrections Officer

by ACabello — last modified Jan 05, 2023 01:05 PM

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Immediate Openings Available. No Experience Necessary.


Corrections Officers Qualifications:

  • Must have earned a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older at the time of appointment.
  • Must be free of felony convictions; and free of misdemeanor or felony domestic violence convictions.
  • Must be free of DUI convictions within the past 24 months.
  • Must be free of adult misdemeanor drug use or possession convictions in the past 60 months.
  • Must be free of pending criminal charges, indictments or outstanding warrants.
  • Must successfully complete an employment and background check.
  • Must take and pass written Corrections Officer Test, which assesses aptitude for the job.
  • Must posses a valid driver's license.
  • After a conditional offer of employment, must take and pass a drug test, TB screen and physical exam.
  • Must be able to perform essential/event-driven functions of this position.

Class/Job Specifications for a Corrections Officer IA

(Entry-level Corrections Officer)

Beginning Salary for a Corrections Officer IA is $18.26/hour or $37,980.80/year.

Corrections Officers are subjected to a one-year probationary period.


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The Kansas Department of Corrections is a proud partner in the PaYS program developed by the U.S. Army to appeal to young people interested in civilian jobs after serving in the Army.  


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The Kansas Department of Corrections is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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