Welcome Guest
HRePartners Logo
Vacancy Details
To apply for this vacancy Log In or Create an Account

Employer: Sedgwick County
Division: Department of Corrections
Job Title: Corrections Shift Supervisor
Salary: $18.481 Hourly

Veterans' Preference is available for this vacancy.
To receive Veterans' Preference, you must supply a copy of your DD214 to the Human Resources department at Sedgwick County after applying.

Job Description:

Job Objectives:

Leads, directs, manages, and supervises an assigned shift operation of a 24-hour correctional facility within the Division of Corrections.


Essential Job Functions:

35% - Performance Management -  Supervises subordinate staff and assigns shift coverage and priorities for the facility; assists in interviewing and hiring staff; assists in the orientation of new staff; assigns and checks work; instructs and trains in proper methods; completes payroll, evaluates staff performance; serves as a role model. May initiate disciplinary actions for staff members who violate policy and procedure. Ensures staff are trained and evaluated on their knowledge of and adherence to compliance policies and procedures specific to their jobs.  Serves as the internal expert on facility policies and procedures.
30% - Facility Management - Monitors the care and security of clients and staff; emphasis is on security, behavior modification, control and modeling of prosocial attitudes, beliefs, values, and behaviors. May admit clients in and out of the facility; check court records and status, assist in intake screening of clients.  Schedules and facilitates searches, tornado and fire drills. When needed, ensures that staff collect breath analysis tests to ensure that clients maintain their sobriety; collects urinalysis test for drug screens; conducts area and room searches to ensure facility is free of contraband.  Ensures that medication procedures are followed with accurate documentation. Reviews reports and other communications to maintain awareness of activities.  Investigates incidents, conducts internal investigations, and determines consequences.
15% - Quality Assurance - Ensures that staff assign and monitor client activities and facilitates room cleanliness; conduct hourly head count to track and monitor client whereabouts. Oversees the maintenance of facility supply inventories; the monitoring of client personal property when client goes AWOL or a warrant is filed and a client is removed from the program.  May assign staff duties to conduct checks to ensure clients are at their assigned location; maintain client records identifying room location and bed number, and level client is on in the program. Appraises client behavior information and updates the same; prepares narrative and non-narrative reports regarding client behavior and status; monitors client activities.  Communicates and documents effectively through verbal and written communications, to include required reports, behavioral notes, log books, scheduled team meetings, and shift turnover to oncoming shift. Prepares and maintains various reports and statistics.  Conducts facility inspections and quality assurance checks then documents and facilitates corrective actions.

5% - Performs related work as required.



Analytical Thinking:  Works systematically and logically to resolve problems, identify causation and anticipate unexpected results.

Communication:  Creates an atmosphere in which timely and high-quality information flows smoothly at all times.

Integrity:  Displays and promotes conduct and behaviors consistent with agency and governmental standards.  Familiarizes oneself with the pertinent rules and regulations that govern their area of responsibility.  Applies rules and regulations in a consistent, non-biased manner, maintaining an inclusive work environment.  Maintains confidentiality of sensitive information.

Stress Management/Tolerance:  Maintains effective performance under pressure; handling stress in a manner that is acceptable to others and to the organization.

Reliability:  Demonstrate a high level of dependability in all aspects of the job.


Job Standards:

Minimum Qualifications

Educational Requirements: Associates degree from an accredited college or university in Sociology,   Psychology, Criminal Justice, or a related field, or equivalent college credit hours of 60 or more.  Transcript verifying education credits is required.

Years of Experience:  A combination of four years of experience working with juvenile or adult clients in a program or facility environment, with progressive responsibilities. Must have two (2) years’ supervisory work experience.  Professional references are required to verify the related work experience.

License, certifications, etc.…  Facility staff shall be at least twenty-one (21) years of age with a minimum of three (3) 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 the ability to acquire within initial period of employment.  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 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.

Preferred Qualifications

Educational Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Sociology, Psychology, Criminal Justice or closely related field.  Transcript verifying education credits is required

Years of Experience:  Four years of experience working with juvenile or adult clients in a program or facility environment with two of these years having progressive supervisory responsibilities.


Physical Requirements:

Requires sufficient strength and coordination in the ability to apprehend and restrain violent clients; carry the weight of restrained clients; and defend one’s self from attack.

Requires sufficient hand-eye coordination to perform semi-skilled repetitive movements in keyboarding and operating basic office equipment such as a computer, fax, and copy machine, etc.

Requires sufficient abilities in vision, hearing, and sense of smell in order to complete tasks which involve perception, discernment, written, verbal, and listening skills.

Requires the ability to operate a motor vehicle.

Requires ability to use first aid, CPR, and physical restraint when necessary.

Dependable and timely attendance is required.

Requires bending, color identification, gripping hands and fingers, hearing voice conversations, keyboarding, occasional lifting/carrying light to moderately heavy objects, operating passenger vehicle, pulling, pushing, reaching, running, rapid stair climbing, sitting, standing and walking for long periods.

Requires visual acuity sufficient to safely complete tasks and operate a motor vehicle.



PC, general office equipment, two-way radio


Work Environment:

Usual working days/hours:  Various hours and days including holidays and weekends; some overtime may be required

Location of work:  622 E Central, Wichita, KS  67202

Work is performed indoors and outdoors in a corrections setting.  Work may be conducted in a noisy, crowded area, with exposure to chemicals, solvents, grease, oils, inks, illnesses, diseases, blood borne pathogens, allergens, etc.  Management may change the facility assignment as needed to respond to changing conditions.  May have exposure to verbal and mental abuse when confronted with the hostile views and opinions of clients and their families.  Must be available to work varied days and shifts, including weekends and holidays.  May be called upon to work mandatory overtime in addition to regularly scheduled shift.


*Please note this job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice*

*This position may be filled or closed to further application without notice. Must be at least 18 years of age to work for Sedgwick County*

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 Crissy Magee, Sedgwick County ADA Coordinator, by phone (316) 660-7056, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777), or email at crissy.magee@sedgwick.gov. Do not send resumes or application status request or employment questions to this email or phone number. This information is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. Applications must be submitted on www.hrepartners.com. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate. Sedgwick County will prohibit the hiring of spouses and/or immediate family members within the same department, but not within the County structure.

Vacancy Number: 20002473

Open Date: 10/23/2018 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 11/23/2018 11:59:59 PM