Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Office
Jackson, Missouri
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The hiring process for the position of Correction's Officer has ended. Please check back regularly for updates. Applications may still be turned in to the lobby of the Sheriff's Office for future openings.  


The Sheriff's Office is beginning a new hiring process for the position of Corrections Officer. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age at the time of employment, possess a high school diploma or equivalent, be a US citizen, a resident of the State of Missouri, and must not have any felony record or convictions of any crime involving moral turpitude.


The main responsibility of these officers is to maintain security within the detention facility, process inmates in and out of the jail, enforce jail rules, policies, and state statues within the facility. Prior experience is preferred, but not required. The position requires shift work, with rotating days on and off, including holidays.  In addition to pay, the position includes a standard county benefits package, including 12 paid holidays, two retirement programs, health, dental, and vision insurance, vacation time, and a $50.00 monthly uniform allowance.


Applications may be obtained at the Sheriff’s Office at 216 N. Missouri St., Jackson MO, downloaded below, or may be mailed to you upon request. Only applications completed in its entirety will be considered.    


The Sheriff’s Office reserves the right to notify only those individuals selected for an interview as to the status of their application of employment.