Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Office
Jackson, Missouri
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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.

 

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The Cape Girardeau County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for the position of communications officer. Applicants must be at least 18 years old at the time of employment, must possess a high school diploma or equivalent, be a U.S. citizen, and not have any felony record or convictions for any crime involving moral turpitude. .

 

Applicants will ideally have general computer knowledge, be able to deal well with the public professionally, and complete multiple tasks at the same time. The position works 12 hour shifts, including both days and nights, with rotating days on and off, including holidays.

 

Primary duties include, but are not limited to, answering emergency (911) calls and non-emergency calls for service, serving as the central answering point for the Sheriff’s Office, logging calls for service and dispositions into our computer aided dispatch programs, dispatching by use of a radio law enforcement officers, fire departments, and medical first responders to calls for service, entering and maintaining warrants, orders of protection, and updating the sex offender registry. Prior experience is not required.

 

Starting pay is $12.85 an hour. In addition to pay, the position include a standard county benefits package, including 12 paid holidays, two retirement programs, health, dental, and vision insurance, paid vacation time, and a $50.00 monthly uniform allowance. Potential additional assignments for communications officers include, but are not limited to, communications training officer, in-house and reginal communications instructor, and communications supervisor.

 

Applicants will be required to participate in and successfully complete the hiring process. Applicants will be subject to a background investigation and will be subject to meeting the requirements of employment with Cape Girardeau County. Applicants will be required to successfully pass any certification courses required by the State of Missouri and the Sheriff’s Office.

 

Interested parties, can pick up an application at the sheriff’s office at 216 N. Missouri St. Jackson, MO 63755 or download one below. For more information please contact Lt. Zachary Dillard at 573-243-3551.

 

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.

 

 APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT