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:

Manages one or more functional unit(s) consisting of multi-disciplinary staff; implements group treatment programs and individualized services for offenders

Supervises/trains/evaluates the work of lower-level case management professionals and other staff assigned to the unit(s); provides functional supervision to custody staff assigned to the unit(s); provides programmatic supervision for rehabilitation programs and services

Reviews offender assessments that include institutional risk reduction and external and internal classifications; reviews and supervises the establishment and maintenance of offender records; Transition Accountability Plans (TAPS) and Case Management Plans, and other reports; participates in the development and implementation of action plans and coordinates activities which affect the unit(s)

Conducts special investigations/hearings/research projects, and other activities as assigned; prepares the unit budget; requests supplies and equipment and maintains appropriate inventory records; serves as liaison between offenders and institutional staff in matters concerning an offender’s incarceration

Acts a duty officer charged with acting as warden’s designee during the warden’s absence on nights and weekends and remains on-call for this purpose; directs activities related to the overall cleanliness and safety of assigned unit(s)

All you need for success:

Minimum Qualifications:

One or more years of experience as a Corrections Case Manager III OR

Two or more years of experience as a Corrections Case Manager OR

A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university AND two or more years of professional experience in corrections case management or adult probation and parole case management, or substance abuse case management of which one or more years must have been within an adult correctional facility

(24 or more earned graduate credit hours from an accredited college or university in Criminal Justice, Social Work, Sociology, Psychology, or related fields may substitute for a maximum of one year of the required general experience)

(Experience as a Correctional Lieutenant, or above, or work experience in substance abuse counseling or juvenile or social case management may substitute on a year-for-year basis for a MAXIMUM of two years of the required college education)

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.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $46,095.12 per year


  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan


  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Farmington, MO: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)

Work Location: One location