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The Agricultural Unit Supervisor I is responsible for overseeing the work of inmates assigned to an agricultural unit. This position is governed by state

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Special Job Requirements:

Daily contact with the inmate population creates an element of danger. Continuous on-call time is required to respond to emergency situations.

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.

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. Ability to ride a horse and walk fields.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus three years of experience and/or training in farm operation, correctional security, or related field. 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.

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