All Other Positions - Missouri Department of Corrections
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Job Title: Employment Transition Specialist ACC
Job Location: Algoa Correctional Center - 8501 No More Victims Rd. Jefferson City, MO
Deadline: Jul 01, 2022**
District: Missouri Department of Corrections
Jefferson City, MO 65109
Telephone: 573-526-6477
Job Description:
Annual Salary: $40,971.36
Why you'll love this position:
A position in the Missouri Department of Corrections is more than a job. It's a calling. Corrections employees transform lives, equipping Missourians in the criminal justice system with the skills they need to contribute to their communities, inside and outside our walls. More than 95 percent of people who enter the prison system ultimately are released. We want to make sure they're good neighbors.
We offer great benefits!
Missouri State Employee Retirement System / Deferred compensation plan / Health insurance (medical, vision, dental for employees and family) / Paid life insurance / Long-term disability insurance / Cafeteria plan / Paid holidays / 10 hours annual leave per month / 10 hours sick leave per month / Uniforms provided when required / Pre-service and in-service training / Access to credit union / Direct deposit of paycheck (required) / Employee health, wellness and safety initiatives / MOST 529 College Savings Program.
The Department of Corrections is the only State agency that currently offers a guaranteed 1% pay increase for every two years of service up to 20 years.
What you'll do:
This is a mid-level professional and technical case management position in the Missouri Department of Corrections, Division of Offender Rehabilitative Services
This position will assist the offender population with helping them prepare from employment prior to their release from prison by providing employment counseling, employment placement and employment programming.
Serves as a part of the Education team at the institutions while working closely with the classification team, institutional parole officers and the Reentry/Educational Services Division
Facilitate programs and classes that assist with building employability skills
Collaborates with state agencies, community partners and employers to provide employment and support services to the offenders.
Assist the offenders with assessments and aptitude tests to determine barriers to employment and establish career paths
Administer in person and virtual job fairs by ensuring offenders have a resume and video resume
All you need for success:
Minimum Qualifications:
Four or more years of technical or professional experience in social services, education, workforce development, probation and parole casework, corrections casework or custody (at the level of Correctional Lieutenant or above), guidance and counseling, mental health, health, substance abuse, law enforcement, public or business administration, or a closely related area. A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university is preferred, but not required.
(Earned credit hours from an accredited college or university may substitute on a year-for-year basis for the listed experience at a rate of 30 earned credit hours for one year)
All requested documents MUST be received by the closing date listed.
The Missouri Department of Corrections is proud to have a tradition of promotion from within for employees looking for and seeking distinctive career paths. As you work for the department, we invite you to consider your goals and make choices to actively head toward them. We seek to recognize employees who serve with distinction.
If you have questions about this position please contact:
The State of Missouri is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
Interested applicants, please visit to complete the online application.

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