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Senior Corrections Officer (ILT)

Date: Jul 19, 2021

Location: Wichita, KS, US

Company: Sedgwick County

Department:  Corrections 

Pay:  $16.16 per hour 

Work Schedule: Various Days/Hours 


Performs routine work involving the observation, security, supervision, and training of juvenile clients in a 24-hour correctional facility. Leads client programming activities within the facility or, as approved, outside the facility, with emphasis on security, behavior modification, control and modeling of prosocial attitudes, beliefs, values and behaviors.


  • 35% - Activities Monitor - Supervises and monitors the programming activities of juvenile clients in detention or residential facilities; leads recreation, instructional or educational activities. Ensures maintenance of sufficient material inventories for activities.
  • 35% - Group Facilitation - May be assigned supervision, maintenance, and instruction roles in client programs. May instruct clients in the Independent Living Curriculum; keep records for GED class participation and the related tracking of participants. May develop and implement activities for clients covering such topics as life skills, cultural diversity, risk topics, etc. May provide recruitment, coordination, and training of volunteers. May escort clients to and from activities; engages in liaison and other communication necessary to monitor activities of residents.
  • 25% - Supervisor Extender - Assists in providing situational counseling for clients regarding their behavior to help them cope with program requirements; application of approved emergency intervention when appropriate; administers first aid and CPR. May provide backup for other staff as assigned. May initiate disciplinary action when clients violate rules; writes disciplinary reports; issues consequences and supervises the application of consequences; investigates incidents and conducts hearings. May assume shift supervisory duties when other supervisors are absent (relief shift supervisor). Assists supervisors with routine duties and tasks to ensure facility is being operated in accordance with policies and procedures.


Minimum Qualifications: Associate’s degree, or equivalent of 60 credit hours from an accredited college or university in Sociology, Psychology, Criminal Justice, Social Work, or a related field. Transcript verifying education credits is required. Two years of experience working with juvenile or adult offenders. Professional references are required to verify the related work experience. Facility staff shall be at least twenty-one years of age with a minimum of three years age difference between the staff member and the oldest client who can be admitted to the facility. Must possess first aid, CPR and physical restraint certification or acquire them within initial probationary period. Valid Driver’s License and good driving record that meets the requirement of Sedgwick County Fleet Vehicle Operation and Usage Policy. Personal vehicle for use when county vehicle is not available (employee reimbursement is provided by County). Proof of liability insurance required on personal vehicle. Pass legal background check, Child and Adult Abuse & Neglect Central Registry checks, KCJIS Security Policy (fingerprint) check, and pre-employment screen for alcohol and drugs. Must also meet the required conditions contained in KSA 65-516 and KAR 28-4-356.


It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Human Resources by phone at (316) 660-7050, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777). Do not use this phone number for employment questions. This number is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.

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