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AGRICULTURE UNIT SUPERVISOR II

Date:  Apr 7, 2021
Req ID:  6199
Location: 

Grady, AR, US, 71644

Category:  DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION
Anticipated Starting Salary:  $36,155.00

Position Number: 22087211 
County: Lincoln 
Posting End Date: 4/21/2021 

Anticipated Starting Salary: $36,155.00 

Location: Farm/Garden/Cummins Unit - 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: T053C

Grade: GS06

FLSA Status: EXEMPT

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

Summary

The Agricultural Unit Supervisor II is responsible for overseeing the work of inmates, youth offenders, and free world personnel to operate an agricultural unit. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

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.

Dimensions

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

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

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.

Licenses

None

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