$29.11-$37.72 Hourly / $2,110.66-$2,734.95 BiWeekly /
In a Department of Correction facility or district commissary this class is accountable for acting as a working supervisor for the staff of a functional area of commissary operations. Functional areas are: inventory control, scanning/sales and delivery of inmate orders.
Receives general direction from a Correctional Services Manager (Commissary) or other employee of higher grade.
Leads Correctional Commissary Operators and other commissary staff. Supervises assigned inmates.
Plans workflow for a functional area of responsibility: inventory control, scanning and/or sales or delivery of inmate orders and determines priorities; schedules, assigns, oversees and reviews work; maintains unit procedures; provides staff training and assistance; assists in conducting performance evaluations; acts as liaison with operating units and facility administrators concerning commissary issues; makes recommendations on development of policies and standards; insures work performed in functional area of responsibility done in accordance with departmental and institutional policies and regulations; maintains records and prepares reports; insures safety and security of work areas; conducts periodic searches of all areas available to inmates; performs pat or strip searches of inmates as needed; responds to incidents and crisis situations involving inmates; may physically restrain inmates, quell disturbances or otherwise assists custodial forces; performs related duties as required.
Considerable knowledge of stock and inventory control methods; considerable knowledge of prison security procedures; considerable interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to understand departmental and institutional policies and regulations and apply in a consistent manner; ability to utilize computer software; some supervisory ability.
Five (5) years of experience in commissary or retail merchandising, wholesale sales or warehouse operations.
One (1) year of the General Experience must have included independently performing a full range of tasks in a commissary operation.
NOTE: For State Employees this is interpreted at the level of Correctional Commissary Operator.
College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equaling one-half (1/2) year to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor’s degree.
In addition to the checking of references and of facts stated in the application, a thorough background investigation of each candidate may be made before persons are certified for appointment.
Incumbents in this class may be exposed to significant stress of confinement within a dangerous and volatile prison population and to danger of injury from assaultive and/or abusive inmates and disagreeable conditions.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Correctional Lead Commissary Operator in Salary Group CO 11 approved effective May 18, 2004. (2015 SCOPE Review)