$21.82-$28.96 Hourly / $1,581.61-$2,099.74 BiWeekly /
In a Department of Correction facility or district this class is accountable for receiving on-the-job training in the commissary operation.
Works under the close supervision of a Correctional Lead Commissary Operator, Correctional Commissary Operator, or other employee of higher grade.
Receives training to perform tasks as outlined in the specification for the class of Correctional Commissary Operator; receives instruction in agency policies and procedures; assists in performing duties involving inventory control and sales; assists in providing inmate supervision; assists in maintaining order and security; performs related duties as required.
Knowledge of principles and methods of retail purchasing techniques; knowledge of stock and inventory control methods; knowledge of prison security procedures; basic knowledge of bookkeeping techniques; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to utilize computer software.
Three (3) years of experience in commissary or retail merchandising, wholesale sales or warehouse operation.
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 considerable danger of injury from assaultive and/or abusive inmates and disagreeable conditions.
This class is intended to permit the Department of Correction to recruit and train employees in commissary skills. An employee may be appointed to this class for a period not to exceed one (1) year. The employee may not remain as a Correctional Commissary Operator Trainee for more than one (1) year from the date of original appointment. No exceptions or extensions beyond the one (1) year will be granted.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Correctional Commissary Operator in Salary Group CO 05 approved effective March 21, 2003. (2015 SCOPE Review)