Corrections Officer I

Kansas City, MO
Jackson County Sheriff

Salary: $25.00/hour.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for providing security for inmates housed at the Jackson County Detention Center and following written procedures and guidelines in the department’s policy and procedure manual.
  • Associate may be assigned to different posts, areas and shifts depending upon the needs of the operation
  • Receives and processes new inmates; checks for proper commitment papers, conducts searches for contraband, physically assesses inmate for injuries or other health concerns, inventories personal property, escorts inmate through all intake functions and areas
  • If overtime is required, the associate is subject to being held over/drafted and/or called in to report for work when staffing shortages, department emergencies and other assignments require.


  • High School Diploma or its equivalent.
  • One year of experience working in the Criminal Justice System.
  • Complete and pass the Jail Academy Exam.
  • Pass and maintain firearms qualification.
  • Certified in First Aid, CPR, and AED.
  • Must possess/maintain an active telephone.
  • Must possess/maintain valid Missouri or Kansas Driver’s License.
  • Must submit to and pass a police background check, drug screen, motor vehicle record check and physical examination. BARGAINING UNIT POSITION.