Locksmith WRDCC- $36,093.84

August 25, 2021

Company Name:
Missouri Department of Corrections

Title of Position:

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

What you'll do:

All you need for success:

Opens/repairs locks using hand tools and special equipment; checks for proper operation of locking devices; disassembles padlocks/safe locks/door locks; repairs or replaces worn pins/springs/other parts; adjusts pin length; inserts new or repaired pins into locks to change combination; fabricates new or duplicate keys using key cutting machine; installs locks and strike plates

Maintains and repairs a variety of mechanical and electrical locks/door closures/associated structures; prepares and maintains a file of installed locks and a list of doors that are keyed together or separately; prepares and maintains a list of personnel assigned keys to facility locks; maintains equipment/supply inventory

Exercises independence and initiative in the performance of responsibilities; receives general administrative direction; performs other related work as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

4-6 years of experience / on-the-job training in the trade area.

A preferred candidate will possess one or more years of experience involving the installation, repair, and rebuilding of locks.

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.

Link to Application:

Name of Contact:
Priscillah Mwamba

Email Address of Contact:

Job Posting Expires: