$31.97-$41.68 Hourly / $2,317.67-$3,021.69 BiWeekly /
In a Department of Correction facility or district this class is accountable for supervising and coordinating the activities of an assigned staff of employees and inmates engaged in general maintenance functions.
Supervises staff and inmates assigned to general maintenance of physical plant; plans, schedules and coordinates maintenance and/or new construction activity; evaluates maintenance needs and determines best method of repair or installation; outlines and directs a preventive maintenance program; consults with department head and subordinates concerning requisitions and specifications for supplies, materials and equipment; assists in preparation of budget estimates; maintains records and conducts correspondence related to work; maintains special security for all tools, equipment, chemicals, etc. which may be used as weapons.
Assigns, supervises and evaluates work of employees and inmates; directs inmate apprenticeship training program in occupational areas; submits performance reports on employees and inmates; maintains discipline and enforces security measures; may physically restrain inmates, quell disturbances and otherwise assist custodial forces in emergencies; supervises Correction Officers assigned to custody duty in area; may be required to operate a motor vehicle; performs related duties as required.
Considerable knowledge of materials, methods and equipment involved in general maintenance operations and building construction; knowledge of current objectives, practices and policies relating to inmate work in correctional institutions; considerable interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to recognize maintenance problems and determine corrective action; considerable ability to operate and utilize computerized and automated control systems; ability to read plans and blueprints; ability to keep records and make reports; ability to perform under stress and remain stable in pressure situations; supervisory ability.
Eight (8) years of experience in the operation, maintenance and repair of large buildings or utility services.
Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been in a supervisory capacity or in a correctional setting.
NOTE: For State Employees this is interpreted at the level of Correctional Carpenter, Correctional Electrician, Correctional Electronics Technician, Correctional General Maintenance Officer, Correctional Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technician, Correctional Locksmith, Correctional Mason and Correctional Plumber and Steamfitter.
Experience performing duties directly related to the maintenance trades on a military base, aircraft carrier or large compound may be substituted for the General Experience on a year for year basis up to a maximum of four (4) years.
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 danger of injury or assault by inmates and to the danger and discomfort of working with the tools of the trade.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Correctional General Maintenance Officer in Salary Group CO 10 approved effective August 07, 2015. (Revised to modify Salary Group)