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AGRICULTURE UNIT SUPERVISOR II

The Agricultural Unit Supervisor II is responsible for overseeing the work of inmates, youth offenders, and free world personnel to operate an agricultural unit.

Class Code:

T053C

Job Grade:

GS06

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 staff of free world employees, youth offenders, and/or inmates by training, scheduling, making work assignments, and closely monitoring performance. Assigns workers, inmates, and/or youth offenders to such tasks as plowing, fertilizer/herbicides 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, youth offenders, and agency personnel. Ability to train others 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 Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus four years experience and/or training in farm operation, or a related field, including one year in a supervisory or leadership capacity. 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.

Required Certificates:

None

Exempt:

E
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