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INDUSTRIAL PROGRAM SPECIALIST

  • 513226
  • BUCKEYE
  • DEPT OF CORRECTIONS
  • Full-time
  • Closing at: Nov 30 2022 at 23:55 MST

ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

REHABILITATION & REENTRY

The Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation & Reentry is dedicated to developing, encouraging, recognizing, and rewarding the professional performance and growth by employees at all levels. The state is proudly served by over 9,000 well-trained corrections professionals who are dedicated to public, staff and inmate safety by effectively employing sound correctional practices, efficient operational procedures, and proven programming opportunities for inmates. Join our team and help to proudly serve our community!

INDUSTRIAL PROGRAM SPECIALIST

Job Location:

Address:  

Arizona Correctional Industries (ACI)
Arizona State Prison Complex (ASPC) – Lewis
26700 South Highway 85
Buckeye, AZ 85326
https://corrections.az.gov/

Posting Details:

Salary:  $45,786.00

Grade: 17

Closing Date:  11/30/2022

Job Summary:

JOIN OUR TEAM!!! We are looking for dedicated service-oriented people to join our team!

The Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation & Reentry (ADCRR) is seeking qualified individuals to supervise inmate work crew activities in the community and at ACI sites. This position is responsible for supervising inmate work while in production in the assigned manufacturing center and will coordinate communication between the designed Regional Operations Manager and the inmate workforce regarding shop production needs.

For further information about the Arizona Correctional Industries visit: https://aci.az.gov/

Job Duties:

- Transports inmates to/from various work locations
- Performs formal/informal inmate counts
- Exercises appropriate disciplinary measures as required
- Maintains control of keys, tools, equipment, restricted products, and confidential information
- Performs various types of searches and counts
- Maintains a clean, safe, and secure environment
- Administers work evaluations and initiates and/or maintains required records, reports, and documentation
- Drives on State business
- Performs other duties appropriate to the assignment

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:
- Federal, State, and agency laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures relevant to the assignment
- Principles and practices of inmate management and supervision
- Problem-solving and conflict resolution techniques
- Inventory control
- Search techniques

Skill in:
- Appling laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures
- Written and verbal communication
- Establishing and maintaining interpersonal relationships
- Decision making
- Time management and prioritization
- Attention to detail
- Leadership and supervision

Ability to:
- Learn and adhere to Federal, state, agency laws, rules, regulations, policies and
procedures relevant to the assignment
- Establish and maintain security, order, and disciplinary measures, work with and supervise inmates, control of tools, equipment, and confidential information
- Diplomatically and tactfully respond to issues
- Establish and maintain professional working relationships with employees and inmates, administer work evaluations, and review work product
- Learn principles and practices of inmate management and supervision
- Work independently with minimal supervision
- Work in a prison environment
- Work in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities

Selective Preference(s):

- Two (2) years of experience as a Correctional Officer, or professional experience in correctional services or criminal justice field
- Candidates that have been separated from State Service for more than two (2) years will require successful completion of a training curriculum upon their assignment to the position

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Requires possession of, and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued Driver and Commercial Driver’s License appropriate to the assignment with passenger endorsement within 90 days. Employees who drive on state business 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).

Employment is contingent on the selected applicant passing a background investigation and drug test.

Benefits:

We offer an excellent and affordable comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of our employees:
- Vacation and sick days with 10 paid holidays per year
- Robust and affordable insurance plan to include medical, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability options
- Exceptional retirement program
- Optional employee benefits such as deferred compensation plans, credit union membership, and a wellness program
- An incentivized commuter club and public transportation subsidy program

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page

Retirement:

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

Enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.

Current ADCRR Employees: Consult with your respective Human Resources Liaison if you are in a different retirement plan than the one indicated above.

Contact Us:

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting 602-255-2430.
Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.

ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)

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

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.