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Date:  Nov 17, 2022
Req ID:  18640

Grady, AR, US, 71644

Anticipated Starting Salary:  $36,155.00

Position Number: 22087222 
County: Lincoln 
Posting End Date: 12/12/2022 

Anticipated Starting Salary: $36,155.00 

Location: Farm/Poultry/Cummins - Grady 

The mission of the Department of Corrections is to be a public safety resource for Arkansas families by providing professional management solutions and evidence-based rehabilitative initiatives for offenders.

Position Information

Class Code: B040C

Grade: GS06


Salary Range: $36,155.00 - $52,425.00


The Arkansas Department of Correction (ADC) Agriculture Production Supervisor is responsible for directing the livestock and poultry operation for the Department of Correction. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.


Supervises a medium-sized staff of agricultural workers by interviewing applicants and recommending for hire, training, making work assignments, approving leave, and evaluating the work performance of incumbents. Prepares and monitors annual budget for maintaining livestock and poultry, writes bid specifications for purchasing and selling livestock and poultry, and purchases livestock and poultry for the department. Controls spread of diseases of livestock and poultry by scheduling and coordinating required blood tests and vaccinations and inspecting food additives for defects. Directs construction and maintenance of buildings and fences for livestock and poultry management and selects the seed and fertilizer to improve pastures. Directs the feeding, breeding, and general management of livestock and poultry and determines when to purchase, sell, or slaughter stock. Performs other duties as assigned.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of agriculture production. Knowledge of the types and uses of farm equipment. Knowledge of chemicals used in agriculture production. Ability to plan, organize, and direct the work of lower-level supervisors and/or subordinates. Ability to write specifications for equipment and supplies. Ability to plan, direct, and evaluate livestock and poultry production operations.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus seven years of experience and/or training in agriculture, including at least one year in a supervisory 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.



The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Little Rock
Nearest Secondary Market: Pine Bluff