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State of Washington Classified Job Specification


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Class Code: 631D
Category: Maintenance Trades & Labor


This is the supervisory level of the series. Positions manage the operations of one or more production, processing, or service units, and supervise a level 2 subordinate. Positions develop operating budgets, shop production schedules, and manage inventory. Positions train, direct, and supervise offender workers in all phases of the manufacturing process and operation.

Typical Work

Responsible for the training and supervision of offender workers in the units supervised; 

Develops annual operating budget; responsible for operating within established budget; maintains control over assigned inventory; controls waste, etc; 

Operates/maintains all machinery and equipment required to meet production needs; trains offender workers in the operation/maintenance of equipment; 

Using proprietary software determines needed purchases of raw materials, equipment, and supplies; ensures proper maintenance of the software system; 

Determines shop production schedule; schedules material, machinery, and workers to meet completion dates; 

Recommends design and engineering improvements to product/service; implements process improvements to enhance operations; 

Responsible for quality workmanship; adheres to quality standards; 

Accounts for assigned offender workers in accordance with security requirements; ensures plant operations meet Department security requirements; maintains tool control;

Develops and operates preventative maintenance program for equipment; 

Hires inmate staff as necessary to ensure production schedule/service delivery is met in the units supervised; evaluates inmate staff performance; 

Ensures offender worker personnel actions and compensation are managed in accordance with Department directives; approves offender payroll for units supervised; 

Operates a safety accident prevention program in accordance with Department policy; ensures staff and offender workers receive safety training and adhere to safe work practices; 

Participates in product and development teams as assigned; 

Works directly with customer as required to ensure that orders meet customer requirements; ensures continuing good customer relations; 

Performs other duties as required.

Legal Requirement(s)

There may be instances where individual positions must have additional licenses or certification. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the appropriate licenses/certifications are obtained for each position. 

Desirable Qualifications

Graduation from high school or equivalent and four years experience in the production, processing, or other type of business or manufacturing operation 

Some positions may require experience in a specialty field, certification or license. College coursework may be substitute for the experience. Experience at the lower level may also qualify.

Class Specification History

New class effective January 1, 2006; Correctional Industries Supervisor 4, Corrections (replaces 39006 Correctional Industries Supervisor 2, Corrections).
Housekeeping revisions: Revise definition and typical work statements; adopted February 11, 2010, effective February 12, 2010.