Applying To: Correctional Officer II

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  • Minimum: $35,048.00
  • Maximum: $51,610.00

Normal entry salary is $35,048.

Shift differential of 1% is paid for evening, night and weekend shifts.

Nature of Work

Incumbents in this position are responsible for supervising correctional officers and performing correctional officer duties in either the St. Louis City Justice Center (CJC) or the Medium Security Institution (MSI). 

For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Correctional Officer II

Minimum Qualifications

A high school diploma or General Educational Development (G.E.D.) certificate; plus three years of experience as a Correctional Officer with a federal, state, or local facility; OR an Associate’s degree or completion of at least sixty college credit hours with coursework equivalent to an Associate’s degree in Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement or a closely related field; plus one year of experience as a Correctional Officer with a federal, state, or local facility; OR an equivalent combination of education, training or experience. 

In order to be considered for this position applicants must be available to work all shifts which includes days, evenings, nights, weekends, holidays and to work at the assigned City Correctional institution.  When necessary, Correctional Officers must be able to work mandatory overtime.  Candidates must provide their availability for shift and weekend assignments on the Availability Section of the Employment Application.

Documentation of academic credentials must be submitted at the time of the Oral Interview.

When completing the Employment Application, please be as thorough as possible when describing your experience, training and education as it relates to this position.  Include reasons for changes in employers and explain any gaps in employment.  Incomplete and/or carelessly completed applications will not be considered. Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute to a fully completed application. 

MEDICAL:  Candidates will be required to pass a "Drug Screen" as part of the Medical examination.  Incumbents are subject to random Drug Screen and Alcohol Tests as a condition of their employment.

VETERAN'S PREFERENCE POINTS:  To be eligible for veteran's preference points, the applicant must submit a copy of his/her DD 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with the Employment Application or at the time of the Oral Interview.  The Director of Personnel may, in his discretion, accept alternate documentation.

Last Date For Filing Application Is August 02, 2019

Examination Components and Their Weights

  • Experience and Training: Pass/Fail
  • Oral Interview: 100%
  • Character Investigation: Pass/Fail
  • Medical Examination: Pass/Fail

No waiver of the Residency Requirement will be granted.

O.C. 2786
June 25, 2018
Reopened 07/11/19
2332-12G (No Wav)

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