Applying To: Correctional Officer II
- Minimum: $40,664.00
- Maximum: $53,170.00
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 at the St. Louis City Justice Center (CJC). In order to be considered for this position applicants must be available to work all shifts which includes days, evenings, nights, weekends, holidays. 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.
For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Correctional Officer II
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.
Documentation of academic credentials (if applicable) must be submitted upon request.
When completing the Employment History and the Educational/Training History sections of the Employment Application, please be as thorough as possible when describing your education, training and experience relating to this position. Your employment experience and training will be used to determine whether you meet the entrance requirements for this position and to compute your experience and training evaluation. Applicants will only receive credit for their experience and education as shown on the application. Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute to a fully completed application. When completing the Employment History section of the application, include reasons for changes in employers and explain any gaps in employment. Incomplete and/or carelessly completed applications will not be considered.
MEDICAL: Candidates will be required to pass an oral swab "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 their DD 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with the Employment Application or upon request. The Director of Personnel may, in their discretion, accept alternate documentation.
CITY RESIDENTS PREFERENCE POINTS: City residents who pass an examination for a position in the classified service and do not receive any other preference will receive a five (5) point preference on a scale of 100 points on the exam. An additional one (1) point shall be added to the passing score of City residents who receive any other preference on a scale of 100 points. City residents must have resided in the City for at least one (1) year at the time of filing their application to be eligible for the preference points.
LAST DATE FOR FILING APPLICATION: Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number are received to fill the anticipated vacancies. Please submit application as soon as possible.
Examination Components and Their Weights
- Experience and Training: 100%
- Character Investigation: Pass/Fail
- Medical Examination: Pass/Fail
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