Program Specialist I – Juice Plant Operator

State of Utah

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Job Description

We have a position for you if you are good at paying attention to details, a quick thinker, and learning new things. This position of Program Specialist in the Juice Plant will be for you! You can lead the way with your time management and leadership skills at Utah Department of Corrections (UDC) with our Utah Correctional Industries (UCI) team.

The Program Specialist for UCI will be working with the offenders making and producing juice.

Job duties will include:

Operating a forklift.
Accurately inventory the incoming merchandise.
Producing juice.
Setting and maintaining a schedule.
Tracking crates.
Loading and offloading trucks.
Ensuring the safety regulations and guidelines are followed, to include enforcement of OSHA, EPA, and security regulations.
Monitoring shop and tools
Helps make recommendations for program budget.
Working with correctional officers assigned to the program to coordinate the safety of the offender within the workplace and/or any applicable property supplies or equipment.

The ideal candidate for this position is someone who:Has experience with basic tools & equipment to facilitate large item delivery and assembly as needed.
Has attention to detail.
Has ability to lift, carry and maneuver items weighing up to 100 lbs.
Can plan, organize and prioritize time and workload in order to accomplish tasks and meet deadlines.
Make a decision or solve a problem by using logic to identify key facts, explore alternatives, and propose quality solutions.
Has knowledge performing minor repairs and quality control inspections.
Has strong customer service skills.
Has knowledge in agency and budget practices.
Self-motivated and driven to increase knowledge of UCI products.
Work independently as well as within a team.

Physical requirements:Must be able run, maneuver, navigate, or drive vehicles or mechanized equipment.
Physical ability to work in unusual environmental stress situations, e.g. working at great heights, working in extreme outdoor weather conditions, etc.
Load, transport and deliver rolling carts that will exceed 100 lbs.
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 you a success.

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.
We also provide a generous paid time off so you can spend more time with your family and have a positive work-life balance.


Supplemental Information

NOTE: Department of Human Resource Management rules regarding promotions and transfers apply to current state employee.
The work requires considerable and strenuous physical exertion such as frequent climbing, lifting heavy objects over 100 pounds, crouching or crawling.
CURRENT UDC employees hourly rate will be subjected to the career ladder.
Must be able run, maneuver, navigate, or drive vehicles or mechanized equipment.
Only qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview.
Hiring officials may identify additional related skills and requirements as preferences for this position.
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 UDC and DHRM rule.
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.

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