In a Department of Correction facility or district this class is accountable for acting as a working supervisor and providing instruction for a group of inmates engaged in the manufacture, production or processing of products or services in the occupation indicated by the parenthetical title of the class.
Receives general direction from a Correctional Industries Supervisor 2 or other industries official.
Supervises a staff of assigned inmates.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Supervises and instructs inmates in proper methods and techniques of manufacturing process or service, proper use of tools and materials, necessary safety rules and procedures and maintenance, cleaning and repair of equipment;
Plans and routes work to be performed, assigning inmates to specific tasks;
Estimates needs and requisitions supplies, materials and equipment necessary;
Supervises maintenance and/or repair of equipment or arranges for outside service and material;
Maintains cost, production inventory and time records and makes necessary reports on operations;
Maintains discipline and enforces security measures within assigned areas;
Maintains appropriate security procedures for tools, equipment, chemicals, etc.;
Reviews and evaluates performance of assigned inmates;
Submits reports relative to inmate disciplinary actions, recommendations for "good time", furloughs, reassignments, etc.;
May physically restrain inmates, quell disturbances and otherwise assist custodial forces in emergencies;
May be required to operate a motor vehicle;
Performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of methods, materials and equipment involved in occupational area;
Knowledge of methods and techniques of production planning and control;
oral communication skills;
interpret plans, blueprints and diagrams where required;
keep records and make reports;
perform under stress and remain stable in pressure situations;
train, instruct and supervise inmates in methods and techniques of the trade;
utilize computer software;
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Four (4) years of experience in a manufacturing environment involved in the areas of production, production planning and/or quality control which must have included some responsibility for the production output of other workers.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
Experience performing technical duties within the maintenance trade area on a military base, aircraft carrier or large compound may be substituted for the General Experience on a year for year basis.
Incumbents in this class must have reached their 18th birthday.
Incumbents in this class are required to possess a high school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) certification at the time of appointment.
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.
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.
Incumbents may be required to travel.
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 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.
A comprehensive medical examination, including a controlled substance screening, will be required of all applicants upon a conditional offer of employment.
Incumbents in this class may be exposed to danger of injury or assault by inmates who have access to tools of the trade as weapons and the following discomforts depending upon their industry: loud machine noises, chemical fumes, working in tiring positions, working with dangerous (high speed and/or high temperature, etc.) machinery.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(08)-CORR OFFICERS (NP-4)
As defined by Sec. 5-196 of the Connecticut General Statutes, a job class is a position or group of positions that share general characteristics and are categorized under a single title for administrative purposes. As such, a job class is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task and/or responsibility.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Correctional Industries Supervisor 1 (General Industries) in Salary Group CO 09 effective August 7, 2015. (Revised to modernize format and add Acknowledgement section) Final No. 23-165