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State of Washington Classified Job Specification


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Class Code: 631B
Category: Maintenance Trades & Labor


This is the journey, working or occupational level of the series.  Incumbents perform their work independently and are competent to resolve issues within their area of responsibility. Position often lead or supervise offenders or staff in different occupational categories.

Typical Work

Responsible for the supervision and training of offenders in a production, processing, or service unit; 

Plans and schedules production based on a master schedule; schedules materials, machinery, and workers to meet completion dates; 

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

Provides input for the development of annual operating budget; responsible for operating within established budget; maintains control over assigned inventory; controls waste; 

Responsible for quality workmanship; adheres to quality standards; 

Recommends design and engineering improvements to product/service; 

Uses proprietary software, process, and procedures to determine needed purchases of raw materials, equipment, and supplies; ensures proper maintenance of the software system; 

Develops and operates preventative maintenance program for equipment; 

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

Participates in product management and development teams as assigned; 

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; 

Hires and evaluates performance of offender worker staff for production unit; ensures offender worker personnel actions and compensation are managed in accordance with Department policy directives; approves offender payroll; 

Manages operation in accordance with Department policies and Correctional Industries directives; 

Positions may lead or supervise lower level staff or offenders.

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 three 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 2, Corrections (replaces 39005 Correctional Industries Supervisor 1, Corrections).