At a correctional facility, this class is accountable for directing either the entire small to moderate function as working supervisor or for running one or several phases of a large stores function as assigned.
Works under the general direction of a Correctional Stores Manager or other administrative official.
Supervises inmates performing clerical and manual work; may have lead responsibility for Correction Officers assigned to stores function.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
At a large institution performs one or several of such phases of the stores function as requisitioning food, materials and supplies, receiving, inspecting and storing incoming goods, supplying clothing to Correction Officers and to about-to-be-released inmates, maintaining inventories and making reports thereon, and securing against pilferage, vandalism, food spoilage, vermin and inmate disturbances; at a smaller institution is responsible for the entire stores function, participating in one or more phases of the work; trains and supervises inmates assigned to the stores function; maintains discipline and completes reports on inmates behavior, training, progress, etc.; may physically restrain inmates, quell disturbances and otherwise assist custodial forces in emergencies; may be required to operate a motor vehicle; performs related duties as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:
Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of handling and storing food, supplies and equipment; knowledge of stockkeeping and recording methods and procedures; interpersonal skill; oral communication skills; ability to audit stock accounts; ability to analyze requirements and requisition supplies for future use; ability to keep records and make reports; ability to instruct inmates; ability to work under stress and remain stable in pressure situations.
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
Three (3) years' experience in stock or warehouse work or closely related work that could reasonably be expected to provide the knowledge, skill and ability listed above.
Applicants must have reached their 18th birthday.
Applicants may be required to possess and retain a current Connecticut Motor Vehicle Operator's license during employment in the class.
In addition to the checking of references and of facts stated in the application, a thorough character investigation of each candidate may be made.
In addition to good general health candidates must have and retain sufficient strength, stamina, agility and visual and auditory acuity necessary to perform all the duties of the class.
Incumbents in this class may be exposed to danger of injury or assault by inmates.
This replaces the existing specification for the same class in Salary Group CO 07 approved effective January 1, 1977.