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98310 37 CO H1 C 999-99 01/01/2019
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05/01/1977 98310


DEFINITION: This is highly skilled and technical work in the operation of a printing plant at a state correctional institution.

An employee in this class instructs and trains inmates in the production of printing material at a state correctional institution. Work involves training and supervising inmate workers in the methods and techniques involved in the production of a variety of printed materials such as snap-out forms, stationary, bills of lading, invoices, brochures, books, catalogs, posters, programs, business cards, forms, and stickers. Employee exercises independent judgment concerning the technical phases of production. Work is received in the form of work orders. Employee may perform lead work. Duties include responsibility for the custody and discipline of inmates assigned to the employee during work hours. Supervision is received from a technical superior 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 printed material such as snap-out forms, stationary, bills of lading, invoices, brochures, books, catalogs, posters, programs, business cards, forms, and stickers for inventory or identification for automobiles, snowmobiles, motorcycles, etc.

Supervises and instructs inmates and participates in the operation and general maintenance of equipment such as letter press, offset, press composition typewriter, and binding machines.

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

Maintains order and discipline among inmates.

Issues and collects materials and supplies used by inmate workers.

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

Maintains production and inmate wage and attendance records.

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

Knowledge of the operation, maintenance, and general repair of the machinery and tools used in printing process.

Knowledge of the qualities and uses of the materials used in the printing process practiced.

Knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions applicable to the printing operation.

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

Ability to instruct inmate workers in the printing processes 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 varied machine or production operations in a printing shop and graduation from high school;


Three years experience as a Corrections Officer, including one year involving varied machine and production operations in a printing shop;


Any equivalent combination of experience and training.