In a Department of Correction facility or district this class is accountable for supervising staff and inmates engaged in activities of a major manufacturing production, processing or service operation in the occupational area indicated by the parenthetical title of the class.
Receives general direction from a Correctional Enterprises Manager or other employee of higher grade.
Supervises Correctional Industries Supervisor 1s and inmates as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Schedules, assigns, oversees and reviews work of staff;
Provides staff assistance;
Determines priorities and plans unit work;
Establishes and maintains unit procedures;
Develops or makes recommendations on development of policies and standards;
Acts as liaison with other operating units and agencies;
Supervises operation and staff for unit indicated by parenthetical title of class;
Plans and coordinates production and scheduling;
Consults with department head and subordinates in development of specifications and requisitioning of supplies, materials, machinery and equipment;
Supervises operation, maintenance and security of all machinery and equipment;
Maintains production and inventory records and prepares reports;
Prepares cost and budget estimates;
Directs training of subordinates and inmates;
Reviews and evaluates work of subordinates and inmates assigned, preparing progress and performance reports;
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
operation, methods, materials and equipment involved in occupational area;
current methods of production planning and control;
Knowledge of current objectives, practices and policies relating to inmate work forces in correctional institutions;
oral and written communication skills;
read and interpret plans, blueprints and diagrams where required;
keep records and make reports;
train, instruct and supervise inmates in methods and techniques of trade;
perform under stress and remain stable in pressure situations;
utilize computer software;
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Six (6) years of experience in the industry, manufacturing process, services or trade indicated in the occupational parenthetical title of the class.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been with responsibility for supervision and instruction of a group of inmates engaged in the manufacture, production or processing of products or services indicated in the occupational parenthetical title of the class.
NOTE: For state employees this experience is interpreted at the level of a Correctional Industries Supervisor 1.
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 in this class 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 may be exposed to 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 2 (Clothing Shop) in Salary Group CO 13 effective August 7, 2015. (Revised to modernize format and add Acknowledgement section) Final No. 23-165