Series established September 18, 1984
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 assist a Prison Industries Superintendent II in the planning, organizing, and supervision of an industrial enterprise, or have overall responsibility for the planning, organizing, and supervision of a small enterprise (typically a single shift operation). Incumbents also maintain order and supervise the conduct of inmates and protect and maintain the safety of persons and property.
Under direction, in a State correctional institution including the Department of Corrections, local jails, and return-to-custody facilities, to assist the Prison Industries Superintendent II in the planning, organizing, and supervising of the operations in an industrial enterprise; or to plan, organize, and supervise the operations of a small industrial enterprise (typically a single shift operation); and to maintain order and supervise the conduct of persons and property. The Prison Industries Superintendent I may be called upon to assume general custody responsibilities in time of emergency.
Supervises or assists in supervising an industrial enterprise; plans and schedules labor, material, and equipment for production; coordinates and/or supervises installation, operation, maintenance, and repair of equipment; makes recommendations to increase production, efficiency, and product quality; assists in development and preparation for production and marketing of new products; selects, trains, counsels, and supervises staff and inmates in production work; is responsible for quality control, production control, inventory control, methods analysis, cost control, material research, procurement, safety, and personnel development; evaluates performance of staff and inmates and takes or recommends appropriate action; assists in budget preparation and makes recommendations for needed materials and equipment; supervises preparation of records and reports on production, processing, and inventories; dictates correspondence and prepares reports; 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; and inspects premises and searches inmates or wards for contraband, such as weapons or illegal drugs.
One year of experience in the California state service performing the duties of an Industrial Supervisor, Prison Industries (Various Industries), in the applicable industrial enterprise or trade.
Three years of production experience in the applicable industrial enterprise or trade, at least one year of which shall have been in a supervising capacity.
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, budget preparation, and cost control; the Department's equal employment objectives; and a manager's/supervisor's responsibility for promoting equal opportunity in hiring and employee development and promotion, and for maintaining a work environment that is free of discrimination and harassment.
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 staff, 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; read and write English at a level required for successful job performance; and effectively promote equal employment and maintain a work environment that is free of discrimination and harassment.
Tact, patience, and ability to work with persons confined in a correctional institution.
Persons appointed to positions in this class must be reasonably expected to have and maintain sufficient strength, agility, and endurance to perform during stressful (physical, mental, and emotional) situations encountered on the job 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.
Education equivalent to completion of graduation from college, assertiveness, experience in a correctional institution, and supervisory experience.
Possession of a General Milk Pasteurizer's License.
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.
Experience in commercial concrete construction and manufacture of precast components, including experience in a central mixing or batch plant.
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; management or supervisory experience in a dental laboratory within a correctional facility; and practical experience performing the duties of a dental laboratory technician in one or more specialties.
Experience in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) applications development; knowledge of demographic analysis, including analysis of client spatial data set for projects; and ability to assess client research problems and advise on use of GIS.
Knowledge and experience in the methods, processes, and practices of converting biogas fuel into electrical energy and alternative energy products.
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.
Experience in setting up and operating power shears, punch presses, press brakes, tube-bending, MIG and TIG welding processes, grinding and polishing, metal finishing systems, and tool and die fabrication; rating as Sheet Metal Journeyperson; and blueprint reading and shop math.
Experience in offset printing.