Washington State Correctional Industries Supervisor Assistant - Rover in Aberdeen, Washington


Correctional Industries Supervisor Assistant Stafford Creek Corrections Center Aberdeen, WA

The first review of applications will be March 27, 2018. We encourage applicants to apply early. The hiring authority reserves the right to make a hiring decision at any time after the initial screening date.

Correctional Industries (CI) Division within the Department of Corrections (DOC) is seeking highly motivated and qualified individuals to fill the role as a Correctional Industries Supervisor Assistant (CISA). This position is located within the Furniture Factory at Stafford Creek Corrections Center (SCCC) in Aberdeen, WA.

If you are interested in applying and would like to be considered, please apply directly at careers.wa.gov and attach the following documents:

  • Current resume, (chronological, with relevant experience listed).
  • Three (3) professional references,
  • Letter of interest, (preferably no more than one (1) page), indicating how you meet the qualifications and why you believe you are the ideal candidate for this position.

We are looking for evidence in your application materials that you have the experience, skills, and abilities indicated in this job posting. Qualified applicants whose responses most closely match the requirements of this position may be invited to interview. Carefully review your application before submitting. All information may be verified and documentation may be required.

Correctional Industries (CI) is a unique blend of business and government, using private industry tools and techniques to provide a public service. Operations within the state correctional facilities are supported by sales to state agencies, county and local governments, and not-for-profit organizations.


For information about the Correctional Industries located at the Stafford Creek Corrections Center, please visit the Washington CI - Stafford Creek webpage.

The DOC, as a partner in the criminal justice system, enhances public safety, administers criminal sanctions and programs in accordance with the law, and provides leadership for the future of corrections in Washington State. The Department consists of the Office of the Secretary, Prisons Division, Correctional Industries, Community Corrections Division, Administrative Operations Division, Reentry Division, and Health Services Division. The Department employs over 8,000 staff and has a biennial budget of approximately $1.7 billion.


  • Flexible schedules.
  • Comprehensive compensation packages.
  • Training and development opportunities.
  • The fulfillment of public service.


Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist in the supervision and training of incarcerated workers under the direction of the shop supervisor/lead.
  • Observe/supervise incarcerated workers operating and maintaining equipment/machinery.
  • Document and provide feedback on incarcerated worker job performance and behavior.
  • Participate in planning and scheduling of resources.
  • Ensure incarcerated workers receive safety training and adhere to safe working practices.
  • Ensure safe and secure operations by maintaining security and discipline over incarcerated workers; accountability of incarcerated workers, and maintaining tool/key control processes. Qualifications


  • One (1) year full time work experience in a manufacturing, processing, or production in a factory setting. OR

  • One (1) year total full time work experience as a Correctional Industries Supervisor Assistant within the Washington State Department of Corrections. AND

  • Graduation from high school or equivalent.

  • Computer literate with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office products or equivalent software programs.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills in routine and emergent situations.
  • Ability to develop and promote positive and professional interpersonal relationships.
  • Ability to set and manage priorities. Desired*:*

  • More than one (1) year of full time work experience in production of furniture in a factory setting.

  • An Associate's degree or vocational certificate/degree from an accredited college or university whose accreditation is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or foreign equivalent.
  • Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP) software knowledge.
  • Experience in teaching and training.
  • Experience working within a correctional facility. Special Requirements/Conditions of Employment*:*

  • Maintain regular and reliable attendance.

  • Complete a felony disclosure form prior to employment and submit to a criminal background check.
  • Successfully complete, within mandated timeframes, employee orientation and all other mandatory annual, in-service and other required training.
  • Provide physical residential address and home telephone number to the Department of Corrections.
  • Become familiar and comply with all DOC policies and procedures and Collective Bargaining Agreements as applicable.
  • Submit to drug testing in accordance with CBA and agency policy.
  • Must join union within 30 days of employment.
  • Must pass pre-employment substance test. Supplemental Information

'The mission of DOC is to improve public safety.'

For additional information about the agency, please visit doc.wa.gov.


  • Please include a minimum of three professional references with your application. A professional reference is defined as an individual who has been paid to supervise your work and can attest to your work performance, technical skills, and job competencies. If you do not have any or sufficient professional references, please include non-related professionals, such as educators or other professional associates. Phone number AND email address are required for all professional references.

  • Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.

  • Employees may work directly with or in close proximity to incarcerated individuals in a potentially hazardous setting. Please consider this when deciding whether to apply.
  • We are committed to maintaining a drug and alcohol free work environment, and our employees are expected to comply with all state and federal laws. A pre-employment drug test may be administered as part of the selection process, and applicants who test positive for any controlled substances, will be disqualified from consideration.
  • Oleoresin Capsicum (OC) is an aerosol pepper spray made available as a means of self-defense and/or de-escalation. Applicants with sensitivities or allergies are encouraged to ask about the level of exposure they could expect in this position.
  • Animal care projects are a common component of most Washington State prisons, including dog and cat programs. Applicants with animal sensitivities or allergies are encouraged to ask about the level of exposure they could expect in this position.
  • Tuberculosis (TB) is a priority health issue for DOC employees. The successful candidate may be required to provide valid proof of a baseline TB skin test within 60 days from the date of hire. When positive tests result, further information, testing and treatment may also be required. Employment is not contingent upon test results.
  • If this position is included in a Union Shop, employees will be required to become members within thirty (30) days of employment. We are committed to hiring individuals who possess core diversity competencies:
  • Foster a positive attitude and openness toward the ever changing social and cultural makeup of the workplace.
  • Work effectively with people of different perspectives, abilities, disabilities, races, religions, ages, lifestyle preferences and social, ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
  • Respectfully acknowledge people's differences and recognize these differences as important and valuable.
  • Promote inclusiveness.
  • Be culturally sensitive and appropriate.
  • Respect and value diverse backgrounds and traditions. DOC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity diversity, age, honorably discharged veteran, veteran status, genetic information, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability.

For questions about this recruitment, or to request reasonable accommodation in the application process, please email michelle.gulden@doc.wa.gov or call us at (360) 725-9104. For TTY service, please call the Washington Relay Service at 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6388.

Salary: $40,800.00 - $53,400.00 Annually

Location: Grays Harbor County – Aberdeen, WA

Job Type: Full Time - Non-Permanent

Department: Dept. of Corrections

Job Number: 2018-02219

Closing: Continuous

Agency: State of Washington

Address: View Job Posting for Agency Information View Job Posting for Location, Washington, 98504

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Website: http://www.careers.wa.gov