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Corrections Supervisor II

  • Corrections Supervisor II
  • What will I be doing?
  • Do I qualify?
  • Can I be successful?
  • Benefits
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Class Number: 
Exam Components: 
Non-Competitive Registration
Annual Salary Range:
$39,312.00 – $62,904.00
Twice-a-Month Salary Range:
$1,638.00 – $2,621.00
Pay Grade: 

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This is senior-level supervisory and administrative corrections work in the control and treatment of offenders in the Missouri Department of Corrections. 

Job Duties

Functions as the administrative officer in the management of the custody force, and is responsible for keeping the security of the facility viable and current.

Serves as Chief of Custody in an adult correctional facility with the Division of Adult Institutions

Serves as Chief of Custody in a community release center with the Division of Probation and Parole.

Functions as Chief Security Coordinator in the central office with responsibility for conducting security inspections and related audits of adult correctional facilities.

Functions as Chief of Custody in the Central Transportation Unit with responsibility for the safety and security of offenders being transported.

Assumes responsibility for the operation of the facility in the absence of an administrative supervisor.

Functions as Facility Duty Officer as scheduled.

Conducts interviews with offenders regarding work assignments and personal problems; serves on the facility classification committee.

Reviews all use-of-force reports to ensure accuracy, appropriateness, and necessity.

Participates on the facility offender disciplinary committee responsible for determining disciplinary measures to be carried out in cases involving violation of division or facility rules.

Conducts, directs, and assists with administrative inquiries and investigations of reported infractions of rules and regulations by offenders and employees.

Discusses minor adjustment problems with offenders; refers serious problems to proper facility staff specialists; and promotes rehabilitation by attempting to modify offenders’ social attitudes, discouraging undesirable behavior, and encouraging worthwhile activities.

Conducts regular tours of various zones of the facility to observe and report any irregularities of staff in the performance of their duties and/or any desirable change in operating procedures.

Participates in interviewing and selecting new Corrections Officers.

Serves as institutional coordinator during instances of escape, riot, or other emergencies requiring experience and expertise in security and emergency tactics and procedures.

Assists Corrections Managers with policy development, program planning, and coordination related to facility custody and security, and the evaluation of policy and/or organizational changes and new programs.

Selects, trains, assigns, supervises, and evaluates staff in the area of facility custody and security.

Assists in directing and supervising facility activities and programs.

Coordinates and monitors the institutional offender transfer process for the Missouri Department of Corrections.

Participates in committees, conferences, training sessions, and meetings relating to areas of assigned responsibility.

Responsible for the procurement, use, storage, and inventory of firearms and security equipment.

Assembles, reviews, and prepares reports regarding requests for disciplinary actions on staff.

Exercises considerable discretion in the performance of duties within established guidelines; receives general administrative direction.

Performs other related work as assigned.

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(The following minimum qualifications will determine merit system eligibility and may be used to evaluate applicants for Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System positions not requiring selection from merit registers.)

Five or more years of experience in the custody of adult criminal offenders in a city, county, state, or federal facility, of which one year must have been as a Corrections Supervisor I with the Missouri Department of Corrections; and possession of a high school diploma or proof of high school equivalency.

Special Requirements

A physical examination by a physician may be required before or at the time of appointment to determine if the applicant meets the physical standards for employment established by the Missouri Department of Corrections.

By assignment, a position may require possession of a valid vehicle operator’s license.

Please note that documentation that supports your eligibility (i.e. transcripts, employment records, etc.) may be required at any time during the application and hiring process. If you do not possess the minimum qualifications, please consider one of many other employment opportunities with the State of Missouri.

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Key Skills

Do you possess the key skills which are considered essential for successful employment in this classification?

Comprehensive knowledge of modern corrections principles and practices relating to the control and treatment of offenders.

Comprehensive knowledge of the rules and regulations relating to the operation and security of a correctional facility.

Comprehensive knowledge of the methods and techniques of supervision used to maintain discipline over staff and individuals under restraint.

Comprehensive knowledge of modern correctional staffing patterns, relief operation factors, and administrative practices.

Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of individual and group behavior.

Comprehensive knowledge of electronic-based security systems, including system configuration, applications, usage, and maintenance requirements.

Comprehensive knowledge of the laws and regulations relating to correctional facilities and statutes dealing with criminal offenders.

Skill in the use of firearms and emergency equipment.

Ability to enforce rules, regulations, and discipline with firmness, tact, and impartiality.

Ability to gain and sustain the confidence and respect of staff and offenders.

Ability to exercise sound judgment and respond quickly in an emergency situation.

Ability to testify as an expert witness as it relates to custody and security.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with department officials, law enforcement personnel, staff associates, and the general public.

Ability to communicate effectively, manage change, and achieve positive results.

Ability to meet established objectives and contribute to the overall goals and mission of the facility.

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