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Corrections Officer - $21.23/hr

Company: Whalls Group
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

One of Kansas' most respected counties is looking for Juvenile Detention Officers for immediate hire. This is a permanent, full time, long term career opportunity in the criminal justice field. Pay starts at $21.23/hr for no prior corrections experience necessary.

Former military, law enforcement, security or corrections experience highly valued. There is room to advance through different exciting career paths with in the unit.

Benefits are some of the best in Kansas and include retirement, paid holidays and vacation as well as full health benefits and paid education and training.

Job Requirements:

- Minimum 21 years old

- Driver's License

- High School Diploma or GED

- Previous work history with children or college level training in related field

- Eligible to work in the US

- Must live in Wyandotte County or willing to relocate within 12 months of hire.

- Ability to pass background check

- Ability to pass drug test

- Must not have used marijuana within 9 months, or narcotics within 10 years.

As a Detention Officer: You will be responsible for maintaining security and safety for the detainees in a detention center setting.

Other Requirements:

- Clean Background

- Clean drug screening

- Current Driver's license

- DD214 (if applicable)

- Former military, law enforcement or corrections experience highly valued

This is a career changing role, with long term growth available in Criminal Justice.

*Whalls Group is an equal opportunity employer

# WGRJDWC Associated topics: correction, correctional center, detention officer, inmate, jail, jailer, parole officer, parole probation officer, probation officer, rehabilitation center

Keywords: Whalls Group, Kansas City , Corrections Officer - $21.23/hr, Human Resources , Kansas City, Kansas

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