Industry Program Specialist

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INDUSTRY PROGRAM SPECIALIST

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Arizona State Prison Complex (ASPC) – Lewis
Arizona Correctional Industries (ACI)
26700 S. Highway 85
Buckeye, AZ 85326

https://corrections.az.gov/

JOB SUMMARY:
LOCATION ALERT: This position is located at the Arizona State Prison Complex Lewis which is located between Buckeye and Gila Bend; this is 55 miles from central Phoenix.

This position provides supervision of work crew activities in the community and at ACI work sites.

JOB DUTIES:

  • Supervises inmate work crew activities
  • Coordinates communications between the designated Regional Operations Manager and inmate workforce
  • Performs pat, strip, vehicle and worksite searches
  • Reviews work products
  • Maintains a clean, safe and secure work environment
  • Administers work evaluations
  • Performs formal/informal counts
  • Exercises disciplinary measures when required
  • Maintains control of keys, tools, equipment, restricted products, and confidential information
  • Transports inmates to/from work locations
  • Drives on state business
  • Performs other duties appropriate to the assignment

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

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).

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs):

Knowledge of:

  • Federal, state and agency laws, rules and regulations
  • Principles and practices of inmate management and supervision
  • Problem solving techniques
  • Inventory control
  • Search techniques

Skill in:

  • Applying laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures
  • Decision making
  • Time management and prioritization
  • Leadership and supervision
  • Establishing and maintaining interpersonal relationships

Ability to:

  • Work in a prison environment
  • Work with and supervise inmates
  • Maintain security and control of tools, equipment and confidential information
  • Adhere to and enforce department policies and procedures

SELECTIVE PREFERENCE(S) – IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL POSSESS:

    Two years’ experience as a Correctional Officer or professional experience in correctional services or criminal justice field.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS:
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

RETIREMENT:
Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS). Enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.

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

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*We are committed to providing a drug and alcohol free workplace. ADC maintains Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) random drug and alcohol testing in accordance with state and federal regulations, including the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act, and the United States Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), as well as, statewide random drug testing for all employees in safety –sensitive positions.

TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE:
If you experience technical issues while applying for this position, please call 602-542-4700 or email HRIShelpdesk@azdoa.gov.

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting the Employment Unit Manager at (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.

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