Correctional Industries Program Specialist, CIPS


  • Full Time
  • Salt Lake County, UT
  • $28.77 an hour USD / Year
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  • Salary: $28.77 an hour

State of Utah

Provide customer-focused support using clear and descriptive methods. The Department of Corrections-Utah Correctional Industries (UCI), is currently looking for Correctional Industry Program Specialist’s experienced in Warehousing to join our team.
We support the pursuit of professional growth and development through a culture that encourages great employees, great attitudes and great teamwork.

Preferred Skills & Abilities
Attitude is a state of mind or feeling and is displayed or translated by actions. A “positive attitude” represents the people skills required at UCI. Individuals with “positive attitudes” are: Friendly-Courteous- Enthusiastic- Sincere- Positive- Helpful- Concerned!

Serve as specialists in a specific service, trade, manufacturing and/or marketing/sales with our warehousing team within Utah Correctional Industries.
Knowledge and experience in general warehousing.
Function as a first line supervisor/foreman.
Ensuring projects and program goals are completed.
Employees supervise inmates and may supervise staff.
Provide training and work experience to inmates within the pre release program .
Ensure safety and security regulations/guidelines are followed, to include OSHA and EPA.

Minimum Experience/Knowledge:
Duties include instruction and training to staff and offenders who are in the pre release program.
Develops, directs, and/or evaluates pre release programs.
Schedules and assigns work to meet completion dates.
Ensures compliance within the pre release program.
Direct and coordinate the activities of employees/inmates within the pre release program.
Inspect materials, products, or equipment.
Maintain operations data, such as time, production, and cost records, and prepare management reports of production results.
Observe work and monitor gages, dials, and other indicators to ensure that operators conform to production or processing standards.
This job is NOT public safety certified, and does not require peace officer status or certification.

What’s in it for you?
We seek out only the best – the best skills, the best attitudes – and expect the best results from our employees. In return, we will not only offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package but the training, development and support to make our employees a success in whatever they do for us.
We offer much more than the competitive pay you expect.
Click here to view a summary of the benefits we offer. We also provide a generous paid time off so you can spend more time with your family and have a positive work-life balance.
To start your meaningful career in corrections, visit us online today and explore our open opportunities.

Typical Qualifications
(includes knowledge, skills, and abilities required upon entry into position and trainable after entry into position)
principles, theories, and practices of vocational training.
run, maneuver, navigate, or drive vehicles or mechanized equipment.
speak clearly, concisely and effectively; listen to, and understand, information and ideas as presented verbally.
communicate information and ideas clearly, and concisely, in writing; read and understand information presented in writing.
machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.

Supplemental Information
Risks found in potentially dangerous or unusual environmental stress situations, e.g. working at great heights, working in extreme outdoor weather conditions, being subject to possible physical attack, etc.
The work requires considerable and strenuous physical exertion such as frequent climbing, lifting heavy objects over 50 pounds, crouching or crawling in restricted areas, defending oneself and/or others against physical attack.
This position is NOT public safety certified and does not require peace officer status or certification.
All questions must be answered fully and in the format requested, if applicable. Failure to do so may result in disqualification. Entering “see resume” as an answer will be considered an incomplete answer. Cutting and pasting pertinent information from your resume is acceptable, but should be edited to be a precise answer to the question.
Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
Salary will be based on the Career Ladder for current UDC employees.
Salary ranges specified reflect a minimum starting and top of range dollar amount. Actual rate per hour will be determined by evaluation of qualifications and skills of the individual and the availability of monies through budget and grants or by following DHRM rule.
Members of minority population groups are encouraged to apply.

NOTE: Department of Human Resource Management rules regarding promotions and transfers apply to current state employees.