Jobs: Correctional Officer I

Secure Your Future

Looking to Secure Your Future? Apply now to be a correctional officer! Paid training. Health insurance and retirement. Paid vacation and sick leave. Locations throughout Missouri.

Correctional Officer I

Who You Are:

You live your life with integrity and expect the same from the people around you. You thrive in a team environment and have your teammates’ backs. You are ready to grow, and you welcome a challenge. 

Who You Will Become:

A career in corrections is a chance to make a difference — for the offenders whose lives you change, for the communities you make safer, and for yourself. You will receive world-class training, a competitive wage, great benefits and the opportunity to map out a career path that’s right for you. You will become a better, stronger version of yourself. You will become a role model. And best of all, you will become a part of a family.

Two correctional officers at South Central Correctional Center

Interested? Take action:

  • Apply now (bring along a friend to join our family)
  • Email with your questions
  • Call 573-526-6477 to schedule an informative tour

Minimum Qualifications: 

Must be 18 years of age or older.


  • Ability to pass a background investigation administered by the Missouri Department of Corrections.
  • Ability to complete Defensive Tactics and Standard First Aid/CPR training during Basic Training
  • Ability to complete and maintain firearms certification training administered by the Missouri Department of Corrections.

View state employee benefits information »

group of female correctional officers


Contact a Recruiter

Call 573-526-6477 or email:

Talent Acquisition Team 
1717 Industrial Drive 
Jefferson City, MO 65102

Phone: 573-526-6477 
Fax: 573-526-7666