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Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries Series

Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries Series

California State Personnel Board Specification

Series established August 2, 1983

Scope

This specification describes the following classifications used in the various industrial enterprises of the Prison Industry Authority. Positions are utilized at various correctional facilities including the California Department of Corrections, local jails, and return-to-custody facilities. Incumbents maintain order and supervise the conduct of inmates and protect and maintain the safety of persons and property.

 

Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries Series Specification - Class Titles and Codes
Schem Code Class Code Class
RD81 7284 Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Bakery)
RE90 7218 Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Bindery)
RIB 7123 Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Coffee Roasting and Grinding)
RB80 7159 Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Composting) (Abolished on 10/08/2015 per Pay Letter 15-24)
RD85 7188 Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Concrete Construction) (Abolished on 10/08/2015 per Pay Letter 15-24)
BK20 0648 Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Crops Farm)
BK15 0682 Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Dairy)
RE62 7204 Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Dental Laboratory)
RB75 7151 Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Detergent Plant)
RB81 7193 Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Digital Services)
RB72 7129 Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Egg Production)
RD88 7167 Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Energy Production) (Abolished on 10/08/2015 per Pay Letter 15-24)
RD50 7198 Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Fabric Products)
RC95 7153 Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Farm Equipment Maintenance) (Abolished on 10/08/2015 per Pay Letter 15-24)
RC96 7155 Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Food and Beverage Packaging)
RD84 7287 Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Furniture Refurbishing) (Abolished on 10/08/2015 per Pay Letter 15-24)
RD65 7160 Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Key Entry) (Abolished on 10/08/2015 per Pay Letter 15-24)
RE50 7211 Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Knit Goods Finishing) (Abolished on 10/08/2015 per Pay Letter 15-24)
RE40 7210 Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Knitting Mill)
RE95 2109 Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Laundry)
RE70 7215 Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Maintenance and Repair)
RE71 7213 Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Materials Recovery) (Abolished on 10/08/2015 per Pay Letter 15-24)
RD40 7197 Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Mattress and Bedding)
RB73 7130 Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Meatcutting Processing)
RC80 7191 Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Metal Fabrication)
RD68 7150 Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Optical Products)
RD87 7289 Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Paper Products) (Abolished on 10/08/2015 per Pay Letter 15-24)
RB69 7131 Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Poultry Processing)
RE80 7216 Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Printing)
RB77 7105 Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Sausage Making/Cured Meats)
RD55 7152 Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Sewing Machine Repair)
RE20 7207 Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Shoe Manufacturing)
RE10 7206 Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Shoes and Boots, Lasting/Packing) (Abolished on 10/08/2015 per Pay Letter 15-24)
RE12 7321 Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Silkscreen) (Abolished on 10/08/2015 per Pay Letter 15-24)
RD79 7277 Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Textile Mill/Finishing) (Abolished on 10/08/2015 per Pay Letter 15-24)
RD78 7276 Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Textile Mill/Spinning and Weaving) (Abolished on 10/08/2015 per Pay Letter 15-24)
RC90 7192 Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Tool and Die)
RC30 7179 Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Upholstery)
RC20 7178 Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Wood Products)

Job Description

Under direction, in a State correctional institution including the Department of Corrections, local jails, and return-to-custody facilities, to train and supervise inmates in an industrial enterprise; to maintain order and supervise the conduct of persons and property; and to perform other related work. The Industrial Supervisors may be called upon to assume general custody responsibilities in time of emergency.

Typical Tasks

Plans and schedules production including labor, materials, and equipment; coordinates and/or supervises installation, operation, maintenance, and repair of equipment and/or machinery; makes recommendations to increase production efficiency and product quality; trains, counsels, and supervises inmates or residents in production work, quality control, safety, and personal development; evaluates their performance and recommends appropriate action; assists in budget preparation and makes recommendations for needed materials, labor, and equipment; supervises preparation of records and reports on production, processing, and inventories; maintains order and supervises the conduct of persons committed to the Department of Corrections; prevents escapes and injury by these persons to themselves or others or to property; maintains security of working areas and work materials; inspects and searches inmates or residents for contraband, such as weapons or illegal drugs; and does other related work.

Digital Services

Trains and supervises inmate laborers to perform complex Geographic Information Systems (GIS) CAD and document imaging tasks; assists in the operation, management, and maintenance of a complex networked computer lab and the physical and network security of the lab; assists with the installation of computer workstations, software, and hardware; and assists with the administration and maintenance of the database and network servers.

Minimum Qualifications

All Classes:

The following minimum qualifications are required for all Industrial Supervisor classes described in this specification except Dairy and Dental Laboratory. (These classes require either modified work experience background or special licensing and will be covered separately.)

 

Experience: Two years of production experience in the applicable industrial enterprise or trade. (Education, such as trade school, vocational education, or a major in the trade at the community college, college, or university level may be substituted for the required experience on the basis that two years of education is equal to one year of the required work experience. Such education must include two years of course work in the specified industrial operation.)

 

Promotional Candidate: Promotional candidates, including employees on training-and-development assignments, who are within six months of meeting the "Minimum Qualifications" for the specified promotional class, will be admitted to the examination but first must complete the required experience before they can be eligible for appointment.

Dairy

Experience: Two years of production experience in the applicable industrial enterprise or trade and possession of a valid State of California General Milk Pasteurizer's License. (Applicants who do not possess a valid State of California General Milk Pasteurizer's License must secure the required license within six months of the date of appointment.) (Education, such as trade school, vocational education, or a major in the trade at the community college, college, or university level, may be substituted for the required experience on the basis that two years of education is equal to one year of the required experience. Such education must include two years of course work in the specified industrial operation.)

Dental Laboratory

Experience: Two years of experience in the fabrication of the full range of dental prosthetic products of which one year shall have been in a lead capacity over entry level staff or inmates in a correctional facility, responsible for the fabrication of such products. (Education, such as trade school, vocational education, or a major in the trade at the community college, college, or university level, may be substituted for the required experience on the basis that two years of education is equal to one year of the required work experience. Such education must include two years of course work in the specified industrial operation.)

Knowledge and Abilities

All Classes:

Knowledge of (with particular reference to their specialty): Methods, materials, machinery, processes, tools, and equipment used in industrial operations; production scheduling and control; quality standards and control; safety practices and orders; materials handling techniques; principles of personnel management and supervision.

 

Ability to (with particular reference to their specialty): Set up, repair, maintain, adjust, and operate required equipment; make labor and material estimates; instruct and supervise inmates or residents in production techniques and safety practices; maintain firm, impartial, and consistent discipline; understand rules, regulations, laws, and procedures; analyze situations accurately and take effective action; keep records and prepare reports; communicate effectively at a level required for successful job performance.

Digital Services

Knowledge of: General computer usage.

 

Ability to: Readily learn and adapt to new technologies.

Special Personal Characteristics

All Classes:

Tact, patience, and ability to work with persons confined in a correctional institution.

Special Physical Characteristics

All Classes:

Persons appointed to positions in these classes must be reasonably expected to have and maintain sufficient strength, agility, and endurance to perform essential functions of the job during stressful (physical, mental, and emotional) situations without compromising their health and well-being or that of their fellow employees or that of inmates. Assignments during tour of duty may include sole responsibility for the supervision of inmates and/or the protection of personal and real property.

Additional Desirable Qualifications

All Classes:

Supervisory experience; education equivalent to completion of the twelfth (12th) grade; and assertiveness.

Composting

Knowledge and experience in methods, processes, and practices used in the two-phase anaerobic digestion and aerobic drying of the organic fraction of municipal solid waste products in the production of compost.

Concrete Construction

Experience in commercial concrete construction.

Dental Laboratory

Dental laboratory experience within a correctional facility; certification as a Dental Laboratory Technician by the National Board for Certification; completion of a dental technology program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation.

Digital Services

Knowledge of varied transportation, engineering, research, financial, and statistical matters; ability to lay out work for others and review the results; knowledge of principles and concepts of geography or cartography with regards to GIS.

Energy Production

Knowledge and experience in the methods, processes, and practices of converting biogas fuel into electrical energy and alternative energy products.

Materials Recovery

Experience in methods, processes, and practices for the categorical identification, sorting, recovery, and disposal of municipal waste products including products that may be deemed hazardous; knowledge and experience in determining market demand, marketing strategies, and pricing of categorical materials.

Metal Fabrication

Experience in tube-bending machine operation including "set-up"; spray painting on conveyorized lines including bake oven and metal prep conveyorized lines; rating as Sheet Metal Journeyperson; tool and die experience; blueprint reading; and shop math.

Printing

Experience in offset printing.

Tool and Die

Rating as a tool and die journeyperson.

Class History

Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries Series History - Dates Established, Revised, and Title Changed
Class Date Established Date Revised Title Changed
Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Bakery) 11/06/1985 11/05/1998 --
Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Bindery) 03/07/1968 11/05/1998 08/02/1983
Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Coffee Roasting and Grinding) 06/03/1987 11/05/1998 --
Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Composting) 12/15/1992 11/05/1998 --
Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Concrete Construction) 09/18/1984 11/05/1998 --
Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Crops Farm) 07/14/1945 11/05/1998 08/02/1983
Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Dairy) 12/03/1964 11/05/1998 08/02/1983
Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Dental Laboratory) 07/24/1990 11/05/1998 --
Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Detergent Plant) 01/03/1984 11/05/1998 09/18/1984
Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Digital Services) 01/20/1999 -- --
Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Egg Production) 06/03/1987 11/05/1998 --
Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Energy Production) 12/15/1992 11/05/1998 --
Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Fabric Products) 07/14/1945 11/05/1998 03/28/1989
Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Farm Equipment Maintenance) 01/03/1984 11/05/1998 --
Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Food and Beverage Packaging) 04/20/2004 01/23/2007 01/23/2007
Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Furniture Refurbishing) 11/06/1985 11/05/1998 03/28/1989
Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Key Entry) 01/03/1984 11/05/1998 --
Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Knit Goods Finishing) 04/21/1961 11/05/1998 08/02/1983
Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Knitting Mill) 04/21/1961 11/05/1998 08/02/1983
Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Laundry) 04/05/1968 11/05/1998 08/02/1983
Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Maintenance and Repair) 04/07/1960 11/05/1998 08/02/1983
Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Materials Recovery) 12/15/1992 11/05/1998 --
Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Mattress and Bedding) 05/07/1959 11/05/1998 08/02/1983
Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Meatcutting Processing) 06/03/1987 11/05/1998 03/28/1989
Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Metal Fabrication) 04/07/1960 11/05/1998 09/18/1984
Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Optical Products) 01/03/1984 11/05/1998 --
Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Paper Products) 11/06/1985 11/05/1998 --
Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Poultry Processing) 05/21/2002 -- --
Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Printing) 08/03/1967 11/05/1998 08/02/1983
Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Sausage Making/Cured Meats) 06/03/1987 11/05/1998 --
Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Sewing Machine Repair) 01/03/1984 11/05/1998 --
Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Shoe Manufacturing) 04/21/1961 11/05/1998 03/28/1989
Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Shoes and Boots, Lasting/Packing) 04/21/1961 11/05/1998 08/02/1983
Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Silkscreen) 07/24/1990 11/05/1998 --
Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Textile Mill/Finishing) 07/10/1985 11/05/1998 --
Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Textile Mill/Spinning and Weaving) 07/10/1985 11/05/1998 --
Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Tool and Die) 11/18/1950 11/05/1998 08/02/1983
Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Upholstery) 06/15/1961 11/05/1998 08/02/1983
Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Wood Products) 12/15/1945 11/05/1998 08/02/1983
  Updated: 6/3/2012
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