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Agriculture Unit Supervisor l
Agency: Department of Correction
Date Posted: 03/02/2018
Posting Expires: 03/27/2018
The Agriculture Unit Supervisor I is responsible for overseeing the work of inmates assigned to an agricultural unit. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.
Typical Functions
Oversees the work of a medium-sized to large group of inmates by training, scheduling, making work assignments, and closely monitoring performance. Assigns inmates to such tasks as plowing, fertilizer/herbicide application, harvesting and processing crops, milking and feeding cattle, repairing equipment, and building and grounds maintenance. Maintains inventory and requisitions additional supplies and equipment. Performs security checks and/or shakedowns of inmates. Prepares disciplinary reports on inmates listing violations of rules and regulations. Maintains records and prepares reports including farm production, fuel consumption,equipment usage and maintenance, and personnel data. Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Job Dimensions
Daily contact with the inmate population creates an element of danger. Continuous on-call time is required to respond to emergency situations.
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Knowledge of farm operation activities. Knowledge of maintenance and repair of farm equipment. Knowledge of correctional security. Ability to assign, coordinate, and oversee the work of inmates. Ability to train inmates to perform farm operation activities. Ability to perform security checks and shakedowns and enforce institutional rules and regulations. Ability to prepare reports and maintain records.
Minimum Education and/or Experience
The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus five years of experiencein farm operations or a related field, including one year in a supervisory or leadershipcapacity. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge of livestock, equipment operation and maintenance of equipment. Variable work hours and weekend work required.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Agency Specific Information
The starting salary for this position is $32,405.00. All salary offers are subject to approval by the Office of Personnel Management subject to authority provided by the state pay plan.
College degree and/or transcripts and DD214/NGB-22 must be attached to your application for additional qualification processes. If you are not able to scan and attach to your application you can fax it to 870-850-8550 but please make sure you list the position number on the document you are faxing.
Applicants must submit a completed State of Arkansas application. The Work History section of the application must be completed or it will not be considered. Please list ALL prior jobs on the state application. Resumes may accompany, but will not replace the state application. NOTE: We do not accept faxed or printed applications.
Other job related education and experience may be substituted for all or part of the minimum requirements upon review.
The Arkansas Department of Correction is a drug free workplace.
Job Details
Position No.: 2208-7123
Class Code: T058C
Grade: GS05
Salary Range: $32,405.00 - $46,987.00 per year
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Job Type: Full Time
Location Information
Job City: Farm/Livestock - Grady, AR
Job County/Region: Lincoln
Contact Information
Contact name: Sherry Conrad
Phone: 870.850.2861
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