CDOC/Labor Crew Supervisor CSTS I TCF
CDOC/Labor Crew Supervisor CSTS I TCF
$3,876.00 - $5,762.00 Monthly
Department of Corrections
TCF 28156 CSTS I Labor Crew
9/26/2018 4:00 PM Mountain
The mission of the Colorado Department of Corrections is "To protect the citizens of Colorado by holding offenders accountable and engaging them in opportunities to make positive behavioral changes and become law abiding, productive citizens."
Our vision..."Building a safer Colorado for today and tomorrow".
If your goal is to build a career that makes a difference and builds greater public confidence in good government, consider joining the dedicated people of the State of Colorado. Our professionals strive to support state government and the citizens of Colorado. Customer service is a key component for every position in state government as is the focus on ideas and ways to redesign the delivery of services in making state government more:
In addition to a great agency and rewarding, meaningful work, we offer:
Distinctive career advancement opportunities throughout the state system;
Strong, secure, yet flexible retirement benefits including PERA Defined Benefit Plan or PERA Defined Contribution Plan plus 401K and 457 plans;
Medical and dental health plans;
Short and long term disability coverage;
Paid life insurance;
10 paid holidays per year plus vacation and sick leave;
Wellness program, tuition reimbursement, training opportunities and more.
Description of Job
This Correctional Support Trades Supervisor I is a Labor Crew Supervisor for the Trinidad Correctional Facility(TCF), a Colorado Department of Corrections (CDOC) minimum security prison facility. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: ensuring the safety and security of the general public, staff and offenders; ensuring all work and projects are in compliance with agency, local, state and federal regulations, guidelines and standards; ensuring proper supervision and training of offender labor crews both on and off facility grounds and ensuring the efficient completion of assigned maintenance and construction projects. This position supports the CDOC Mission, Vision and Values with integrity and commitment.
Safety and Security - position trains and guides offenders in proper procedures regarding controlled items, key, tool and chemical control. Conducts inmate counts, shakedowns, searches, escorts and applies the proper application of restraints and use of force. Through conscientious observation and adherence to the Code of Penal Discipline, position promotes a safe & secure work environment on and off facility grounds. This position is assigned sole supervision and transport of up to ten offenders to remote sites outside of DCC.
Operations - position supervises an offender work crew in all phases of light construction projects which may include but are not limited to: carpentry, remodeling, painting, concrete work, trail building, road repair, grounds maintenance and fencing. Assesses offender competency through written and on-the-job testing, recommends hiring or transfer of offender workers. Position schedules work by coordinating with client agency project coordinator, researches and allocates needed resources and materials, participates in hands-on work while training, instructing and monitoring offender crew in proper methods, tools and equipment use; ensures projects are being completed according to specifications and any relevant code, standard or regulation.
Supervision - position is Work Leader of offender labor crews. Promotes a high level of performance by setting the work standard according to agency values; assigns tasks, tracks hours and payroll, performs offender performance evaluations, resolves informal grievances and makes recommendations for corrective or disciplinary actions. Reduces offender idleness, providing self improvement opportunities and preparing for successful community reentry.
Position requires physical stamina, a great deal of walking and hiking and works outdoors during inclement weather year round. May be required to work in confined spaces, high places or in close proximity to industrial equipment.
On occasion, position will be required to work additional hours or shifts to maintain safety and security.
Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights
Four (4) years of professional experience in a variety of building/construction trades performing preventive, predictive and corrective maintenance such as carpentry, painting, grounds maintenance, concrete work, asphalt/road repair, remodeling and/or fencing.
College or Trades course work in Building and or Grounds Maintenance may substitute for the experience on a year-for-year basis. A copy of your unofficial college/trades transcript with your name, institution name, degree and date conferred must be attached to your application to verify your education.
Ability to effectively work with offenders through daily instruction in a variety of settings;
Ability to maintain security and/or respond to emergency situations involving offenders within the facility and at off-site projects (such as fights, fires and escapes);
Tactful an diplomatic interpersonal skills;
Exceptional discernment and decision making skills;
Exceptional attention to detail;
Proficiency in land navigation/orienteering skills;
Ability to safely operate vehicles off highway and in rugged terrain;
Ability to climb ladders and stairs and work in high, tight or confined spaces;
Knowledge of and ability to effectively and safely use relevant tools and equipment;
Ability to work outside during inclement weather.
ONLY APPLICANTS WHO MEET THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS BY THE CLOSING DATE SHALL BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT
The Assessment Process: Colorado Revised Statutes require that state employees are hired and promoted through a comparative analysis. Part or all of the analysis for this position will include a review of your application material and your responses to any supplemental questions. Applications and responses will be reviewed by a Subject Matter Expert (SME) to assess and rank applicants in order to cut to a top group for additional assessment; or to establish an eligible list for referral to the hiring manager and final consideration.
Be sure the "Work Experience" section of your application is complete and specifically addresses your qualifications, experience, and accomplishments as they relate to the Description of the Job, Minimum Qualifications, Required Competencies and Preferred Qualifications as listed above. Resumes and "see resume" statements will not be accepted in lieu of the "Work Experience" section of the application. Failure to include adequate information or follow instructions by the closing date may result in your application not being accepted and/or may affect your score, rank or inclusion in the final pool of eligible applicants.
If you have transcripts, a license or other relevant documentation regarding your qualifications, upload and attach copies to your application.
In order to process a background investigation, your application must include at least (10) ten years of the most current work experience unless experience related to the job for which you are applying is later than (10) years. Failure to provide this information could result in delays and/or elimination from the background investigation process
Toll Free Applicant Technical Support
If you experience technical difficulty with the NEOGOV system (e.g. uploading or attaching documents to your online application) call NEOGOV technical support at Mon-Fri between 6 am and 6 pm (Pacific Time). Helpful hints: if you are having difficulty uploading or attaching documents to your application first, ensure your documents are PDF or Microsoft Word files and second, close the document before you attempt upload (attach) it.
You are encouraged to print a copy of this announcement for your records
Conditions of Employment
All job offers are contingent on a satisfactory urinalysis (UA) within 24 hours of contingent offer and a successful medical screening by a health care professional, certifying candidate's ability to perform the essential functions of the position. Both the UA and the medical screening will be completed at the applicant's expense (cost is approximately $100). Out of state applicants must perform their UA either pre or post offer at the direction of the department. Applicant must consent to hold harmless CDOC and its agents and staff from any liability arising in whole or in part from the collection of specimens, testing and the use of this information in connection with CDOC's consideration of application for employment;
Must be 21 years of age;
Possess a valid Driver's License;
Possess a High School Diploma or GED;
Have NO felony convictions, to include any actions defined in 5 U.S.C. 301; U.S.C. 509, 510; 42 U.S.C. . The CDOC shall not hire nor promote anyone who may have contact with an offender who has engaged in sexual abuse which includes acts, activity, and sexual behavior, in a prison or other institution as defined in 42 U.S.C. 1997; or has been convicted of engaging or attempting to engage in sexual activity in the community facilitated by force, overt or implied threats of force or coercion, or if the victim did not consent or was unable to consent or refuse, or has been civilly or administratively adjudicated to have engaged in the activity described in the above paragraph. The agency shall consider any incidents of sexual harassment in determining whether to hire anyone who may have contact with offenders or residents.
Successfully complete the Department of Corrections Basic Training upon hire;
Possess the physical ability to successfully complete PPCT (Pressure Point Control Tactics);
Lift arms above head and kick as high as own waist;
Stabilize another person to accomplish a controlled take down;
Use arms, palms of hands, shins, and feet to deliver blows;
Withstand impact (slow speed or with a safety bag) on own body from strikes/blows;
Swing a baton in a striking technique;
Rotate body 90 degrees with feet planted for striking with foot or using a defensive tactic;
Get down on one or both knees and up again with multiple repetitions;
Positions that have direct contact with offenders may be exposed to Oleoresin Capsicum
Must be able to see and hear in order to observe, address and respond to potential breaches in safety and security
Seize, hold, control or subdue violent or assaultive persons and defend oneself or others to prevent injury;
Demonstrate body agility, strength of all four limbs and the ability to walk and climb stairs consistently;
Work in situations involving assaultive behavior, physical control of another person and/or restraint situations;
Deal with individuals with a range of moods and behaviors, utilizing tactfulness and a congenial, personable manner;
Work with people of the opposite sex, diverse racial ethnic groups, mentally ill and emotionally disturbed offenders;
Communicate by talking, listening and/or signaling people to convey or exchange information, assignments;
Work in an environment with fluctuating noise and temperature (hot and cold) which may include working outdoors in inclement weather and/or concrete floor/wall work settings;
Willing and able to travel;
Willing and able to work various shifts, days, afternoons, graveyards (nights) which includes a rotating shift schedule;
TB (tuberculosis) screening is required of all new employees upon hire.
Successful completion of a background investigation is required. Should applicant's background reveal criminal charges, it shall be the responsibility of the applicant to provide the Department of Corrections with written/official disposition of any charges.
We are committed to maintaining a drug and alcohol free work environment, and our employees are expected to comply with all state and federal laws. A pre-employment drug test will be administered at any part of the selection process, and applicants who test positive for any controlled substances, including marijuana, will be disqualified from consideration. Random drug screening will occur throughout employment.
If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for the position, you may protest the action by filing an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the date you receive notice of the elimination. Also, if you wish to challenge the selection and comparative analysis process, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the receipt of notice or knowledge of the action you are challenging. Refer to Chapters 4 and 8 of the State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures, 4 CCR 801, for more information about the appeals process. The State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures are available at A standard appeal form is available at: If you appeal, your appeal must be submitted in writing on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative, and received at the following address within 10 days of your receipt of notice or knowledge of the action: Colorado State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director, Attn: Appeals Processing, 633 17th Street, Suite 1320, Denver, CO 80202-3604. Fax: . Phone: . As of November 12, 2013, the Board will be located at 1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver, Colorado 80203. The ten-day deadline and these appeal procedures also apply to all charges of discrimination.
After submitting an application, you should receive an immediate email acknowledging your submission. If you do not get the email, please check to ensure you have actually submitted the application and typed the correct email address on the application.
Include a working email address on your application; one that is checked daily as time sensitive correspondence WILL take place via email. You may receive email notifications from a Colorado Dept of Corrections employee or from this email address It is your responsibility to ensure that your email will accept these notices and/or review your junk mail and spam filtered email; if you do not receive correspondence soon after the closing date, please contact the "Department Contact" listed in this announcement.
SCHEDULED DATES OF POSSIBLE APPLICANT ASSESSMENTS (I.E., EXAMS, ORAL BOARDS, WRITTEN EXAMS) OR INTERVIEWS WILL NOT BE MADE UP. IF YOU FAIL TO SHOW AT THE APPOINTED DATE/TIME, MAKE-UPS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED.
ALL DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS FACILITIES AND BUILDINGS ARE TOBACCO FREE.
WE STRONGLY ENCOURAGE PROTECTED CLASSES TO APPLY.