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Corrections Officer

Our Corrections Officers are one of the main points of contact for our residents (inmates).  Officers not only supervise our residents to maintain a safe and secure environment but they role model prosocial behaviors and act with dignity, professionalism and integrity. 


 $26.13 / working hour

Base Rate - $20.13 / hour

At 3 months - $20.58

At 9 months - $21.13

At 1 year - $22.16

Due to the Governor's Temporary Pay Plan, Add $6.00 to rate

Plus Shift Differentials

Minimum Qualifications:
* High school diploma/ GED

* Valid Driver's License
* Must be 18 years old
* Pass Pre-Employment:
     ~ Background Check
     ~ Drug Screen



Shift Work 

8 hour shifts

2.5x for holiday pay

Vacation Leave       

Sick Leave

Discretionary Day

Paid Parental Leave

Military Leave 

Jury Duty Leave

Funeral/Bereavement Leave


KPERS Retirement Plan


Medical, Dental, Vision

Flex Spending Accounts

Health Savings Accounts

Life Insurance

Supplemental Insurance

STAR Program Discounts


1607 State St

Ellsworth, KS 67439

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