Department of Administrative Services

Correctional Commissary Operator Trainee (2258CO)

$21.82-$28.96 Hourly / $1,581.61-$2,099.74 BiWeekly /
$41,280.02-$54,803.21 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In a Department of Correction facility or district this class is accountable for receiving on-the-job training in the commissary operation.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Works under the close supervision of a Correctional Lead Commissary Operator, Correctional Commissary Operator, or other employee of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

May lead assigned inmates.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

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, SKILL AND ABILITY

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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Three (3) years of experience in commissary or retail merchandising, wholesale sales or warehouse operation.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

  1. 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 two (2) years.
  2. Experience as a Correction Officer may be substituted for the General Experience to a maximum of two (2) years on a year for year basis.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  1. Incumbents in this class must have reached their 21st birthday.
  2. Incumbents in this class are required to possess a high school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) certification at the time of appointment.
  3. Incumbents in this class may be required to successfully complete a formal training course in correctional work to develop the knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the class.
  4. Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain either a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license, a Commercial Driver’s license or both.
  5. Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.

CHARACTER REQUIREMENTS

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.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  1. Incumbents in this class must have general good health, be free from any disease or injury which would impair health or usefulness and possess and retain sufficient physical strength, stamina, agility, endurance and visual and auditory acuity required to perform all the duties of the class.
  2. A comprehensive medical examination, including a controlled substance screening, will be required of all applicants upon a conditional offer of employment.

WORKING CONDITIONS

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.

APPOINTMENT

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.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Non-Competitive

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(04)-Business Management

BARGAINING UNIT

(08)-CORR OFFICERS (NP-4)

EEO

(4)-Protective Service

SALARY INFORMATION

CO 05

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

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)

EFFECTIVE DATE

8/7/2015

CLASS: 2258CO; EST: 8/25/1978; REV: 8/7/2015;