INDUSTRIAL PROGRAMS SPECIALIST Job – Arizona Department of Corrections

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Arizona Department of Corrections Rehabilitation and Reintegration

Safer Communities Through Effective Corrections.

All Arizona State employees operate under the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-oriented approach to doing the work of the state government, in which every employee reflects on its performance, reduces waste and is committed to continuous improvement with sustainable progress. Through AMS, every government employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes and measure results. Government employees are highly engaged, collaborative, and embrace a culture of public service.

INDUSTRIAL PROGRAMS SPECIALIST

Arizona State Correctional Complex (ASPC) – Winslow

2100 South, Highway 87

Winslow, Arizona 85936

https://corrections.az.gov/

JOB SUMMARY:

The Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation and Reintegration (ADCRR) is seeking a qualified individual to oversee the activities of the Inmate Work Team with the Department of Forestry and Fire Management. Arizona (ADFFM) in the community and at ADFFM work sites. All interested applicants should complete an online application at azstatejobs.gov and search using Job ID # 50120.

WORK TASKS:

  • Responsible for the direct supervision of ADFFM detainee work teams

  • Supervises the activities of the inmate work team at all ADFFM work sites

  • Performs inmate searches, workplace searches

  • Maintains a clean, safe, secure and orderly work environment on the job site

  • Administer work evaluations and initiate and / or maintain required records, reports and documents

  • Exercises appropriate disciplinary action as needed

  • Maintains control of keys, tools, equipment, restricted products and confidential information

  • Transports detainees to / from workplaces according to contractual obligations and / or rotation of assignments

  • Performs periodic formal and informal counts in accordance with policies and procedures

  • Roll over the affairs of state

  • Performs other duties appropriate to the assignment

SPECIAL SELECTION FACTOR (S) – THE FOLLOWING ARE REQUIRED:

Requires possession and ability to maintain a valid state issued driver’s license and mission-appropriate commercial driver’s license with passenger approval within 90 days. Employees who drive on behalf of the state are subject to driver’s license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records, and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10 -207.12).

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSA):

Knowledge of:

  • Federal, state and agency laws, rules and regulations, policies and procedures relevant to the assignment

  • Principles and practices of inmate management and supervision

  • Problem solving techniques

  • Conflict resolution techniques

  • Inventory control

  • Research techniques

Competence in:

  • Apply laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures

  • Written and verbal communication

  • Establish and maintain interpersonal relationships

  • Apply problem solving, conflict resolution, inventory control and research techniques

  • Attention to detail

  • Decision making

  • Time management and prioritization

  • Direction and supervision

Ability to:

  • Apply federal, state and agency laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures governing duties

  • Establish and maintain security, order and discipline, work with and supervise inmates

  • Maintain the security and control of tools, equipment and confidential information

  • Respond to issues with diplomacy and tact

  • Establish and maintain professional working relationships with employees and inmates

  • Administer job evaluations and review work products

  • Evaluate the accuracy and completeness of the documentation

  • Perform various types of research

  • Work autonomously with minimal supervision

  • Make informed decisions

  • Respect and apply the policies and procedures of the department

  • Provide clear and concise instructions to detained workers

  • Safely transport inmates between the institution and the workplace

SELECTIVE PREFERENCE (S) – THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE:

  • Two (2) years of experience as a correctional officer, or professional experience in the field of corrections or criminal justice

  • Applicants who have been separated from the public service for more than 2 (two) years must have successfully completed a training program when they are assigned to the post.

PRE-JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug test.

ADVANTAGES:

We offer an excellent and affordable benefit package to meet the needs of our employees:

  • Leave and sick leave with 10 paid public holidays per year

  • Robust and affordable insurance plan including medical, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability options

  • Exceptional retirement program

  • Optional employee benefits such as deferred compensation plans, membership in a credit union, and a wellness program

  • An incentive commuter club and public transportation subsidy program

RETIREMENT:

Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS).

Eligibility for registration will be effective after 27 weeks of employment.

Current ADRCR Employees: Consult your respective Human Resources Liaison Officer if you have a different pension plan than the one listed above.

TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE:

If you experience any technical issues while applying for this role, please call 602-542-4700 or email [email protected]

We are committed to providing a workplace free of drugs and alcohol. ADCRR _ _ maintains random commercial driver’s license (CDL) drug and alcohol testing in accordance with federal and state regulations, including the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) from the United States Department of Transportation, as well as statewide random drug testing for all employees in safety-critical positions.

People with disabilities can request reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or alternative format by contacting the head of the employment unit at (602) 255-2430. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to organize accommodation. The Arizona State Government is a reasonable AA / EOE / ADA accommodation employer.


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