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98230 37 CO H1 C 999-99 01/01/2019
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05/01/1977 98230


DEFINITION: This is advanced manufacturing work in the production of soap and detergent at a state correctional institution factory.

An employee in this class instructs and trains inmate workers in the methods and techniques involved in the production of soap and detergent used for dishwashing, laundry, general purpose, and bathing. Employee exercises independent judgment concerning the technical phases production. Employee may perform lead work. Duties include responsibility for the custody and discipline of inmates assigned to the employee during working hours. Work is received in the form of work orders. Supervision is received from a technical supervisor or administrative superior through personal inspections, conferences, and an analysis of production records.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: Supervises and instructs inmate workers in the techniques and methods involved in the production of dishwashing, laundry, general purpose, and bathing soap in a variety of forms such as liquid, bar, chips, flakes, powder, and waterless hand cleaner.

Supervises and instructs inmates, and participates in the operation and general maintenance and repair of machinery used in the production process.

Inspects work in progress and finished goods for workmanship, and adherence to production standards.

Maintains order and discipline of inmate workers.

Issues and collects materials and supplies used by inmate workers.

Searches inmates and work area for contraband and insures security of work area.

Maintains production schedules by planning and coordinating the work of inmates.

Maintains production and inmate wage and attendance records.

Requisitions raw materials, supplies, and repair parts from stock.

Processes finished product for shipment to customers or storage.

Performs related work as required.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of the methods and techniques used in the manufacturing of soap and detergent.

Knowledge of the operation, maintenance, and general repair of the machinery and tools used in the soap and detergent manufacturing process.

Knowledge of the qualities and uses of the materials used in the manufacturing process.

Knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions applicable to the manufacturing process.

Knowledge of the techniques and methods of vocational training applicable to inmate rehabilitation.

Ability to instruct inmate workers in the manufacturing process practiced, and to teach desirable work habits.

Ability to maintain routine records and to write reports.

Ability to supervise inmates and maintain order.

Physical strength and agility sufficient to cope with unruly inmates.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Three years of experience in varied6 machine or production operations in the manufacturing of soap and detergent and graduation from high school;


Three years as a Corrections Officer, including one year involving varied machine and production operations in the manufacturing of soap and detergent;


Any equivalent combination of experience and training.