Occ. Code 7902800

 

 

ASSISTANT INDUSTRIAL SUPERINTENDENT , GRADE 21

7902800

INDUSTRIAL SUPERINTENDENT, M-1

7902900

SENIOR INDUSTRIAL SUPERINTENDENT, M-2

7902925

 

New York State Department of Civil Service

 

Classification Standard

 

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF CLASS SERIES

 

Assistant Industrial Superintendents, Industrial Superintendents, and Senior Industrial Superintendents are management positions that administer and supervise the industrial programs in maximum and medium security prisons in the Department of Correctional Services.  Incumbents are responsible and accountable for the overall profitable management of a facilitys industrial program, the security of inmates working in the industrial program, and for determining health and safety standards for all shops under their control in conjunction with OSHA standards. 

 

The Industries program currently includes Construction, Drafting, Foundry, Garment Manufacturing, Machinery Maintenance, Mattress Manufacturing, Metal Products Manufacturing, Printing, Optical Manufacturing, Tool and Die, Sign Manufacturing, Soap Manufacturing, Upholstery, Wood Products Manufacturing, and Abatement (i.e. asbestos abatement).

 

These positions are only classified in the Department of Correctional Services (DOCS)Incumbents at DOCS assist in the total care and confinement of inmates sentenced to the custody of the Department.  All incumbents perform various duties and functions in conjunction with the overall operation of a facility and/or location to which they are assigned.

 

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTRICS

 

ASSISTANT INDUSTRIAL SUPERINTENDENTS are the principal assistants to Industrial Superintendents in the direction of an extensive Correctional Services Industrial program, or are independently in charge of a small industrial program.  Incumbents oversee the purchase of raw materials and their manufacture into finished goods; approve written specifications and estimates; correspond with vendors and State agencies; select shop equipment; prepare periodic and special reports of industrial activities; compile bills of materials and cost findings; and exercise supervision over all civilian and inmate employees working in Correctional Services industries. 

 

INDUSTRIAL SUPERINTENDENTS plan and direct an extensive industries program at a State correctional facility, performing similar duties to those of an Assistant Industrial Superintendent, but in a larger industrial program.  Incumbents are responsible for the administration of both the business and production aspects of the industrial program, exercising supervision over all civilian and inmate employees either directly or through an Assistant Industrial Superintendent. 

 

SENIOR INDUSTRIAL SUPERINTENDENTS are management level positions that work directly with the facility executive team. They plan and direct an extensive industries program at a State correctional facility, performing similar duties to those of an Industrial Superintendent, but in the largest industrial programs. Incumbents are responsible for the administration of both the business and production aspects of the industrial program, exercising supervision over all civilian and inmate employees either directly or through an Assistant Industrial Superintendent. 

 

RELATED CLASSES

 

Industrial Training Supervisors 2 and 3, oversee production operations in a specialized area of manufacturing, as indicated by the parenthetic title assigned to each position, and train and supervise prison inmates assigned to the manufacturing program.  They are classified only in industrial programs at correctional facilities operated by DOCS and report to General Industrial Training Supervisors.

 

General Industrial Training Supervisors, supervise a group of Industrial Training Supervisors and inmate workers; plan, schedule, and coordinate manufacturing operations for their staff; implement changes in manufacturing operations; and prepare a variety of reports and records.  They are classified only in industrial programs at correctional facilities operated by DOCS and report to a position in the Industrial Superintendent series.

 

ILLUSTRATIVE DUTIES

 

·        Develop and implement plans to meet goals and objectives.

 

·        Review fiscal statements and submit reports on a regular and predetermined basis. Take corrective action as necessary.

 

·        Review unit cost and selling prices of products.

 

·        Review and plan product manufacturing. 

 

·        Recommend alternative ways to make products to improve quality or reduce costs.

 

·        Determine subcontract requirements from other manufacturing facilities.

 

·        Conduct studies to formulate plans for the feasibility of new Industrial Modules or products and submits recommendations.

 

·        Develop production requirements.

 

·        Coordinate with Production Control Manager and develop production standards on the basis of the production schedule.

 

·        Monitor production scheduling to satisfy customer and stock requirements.  Make changes as necessary.

 

·        Establish rules and regulations of plant operations and methods of manufacturing to ensure efficiency.

 

·        Monitor quality control standards set by Quality Control Department.

 

·        Prepare and justify annual business plan.

 

·        Establish both civilian and inmate staffing requirements and develop equipment requirements.

 

·        May participate in the update and review of facility procedures and internal controls for purpose of maintaining facility accreditation.

 

·        May supervise, train, and/or schedule civilian employees and/or inmate workers, including preparing evaluations and/or counseling employees and/or inmate workers.

 

·        Verify and sign all inmate payrolls.

 

·        Review and initiate disciplinary procedures and responds for first step grievance procedure.

 

·        May assist with, conduct, and/or make determinations on inmate disciplinary hearings.

 

·        May serve on good behavior time allowance committees as outlined in Title 7, Chapter 5: Procedures for Standards of Inmate Behavior and for Granting Good Behavior Time Allowances.

 

·        Review inmate incentive allowance reports including eligibility for promotions and raises.

           

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

ASSISTANT INDUSTRIAL SUPERINTENDENT

 

Open-Competitive: three years of satisfactory experience in industrial engineering, one year of which involved supervisory responsibility for manufacturing operations; or five years of satisfactory experience in the supervision and planning of manufacturing operations.  A Bachelors Degree in engineering or business administration may be substituted for two years of experience.

 

Promotion: one year as a Production Control Supervisor, Quality Control Supervisor, or General Industrial Training Supervisor (including parenthetics).

 

INDUSTRIAL SUPERINTENDENT

 

Open-Competitive: five years of satisfactory experience in industrial engineering, two years of which involved supervisory responsibility for manufacturing operations; or seven years of satisfactory experience in the supervision and planning of manufacturing operations.   A Bachelors Degree in engineering or business administration may be substituted for two years of this experience.

 

Promotion:  one year as an Assistant Industrial Superintendent; or one and one-half years as a Production Control Supervisor, Quality Control Supervisor or General Industrial Training Supervisor (including parenthetics).

 

SENIOR INDUSTRIAL SUPERINTENDENT   

 

Promotion:  One year as an Industrial Superintendent, or  two years as an Assistant Industrial Superintendent; or  three years as a Production Control Supervisor, Quality Control Supervisor or General Industrial Training Supervisor (including parenthetics).

 

Date:  10/08

 

 

NOTE:  Classification Standards illustrate the nature, extent and scope of duties and responsibilities of the classes they describe.  Standards cannot and do not include all of the work that might be appropriately performed by a class.  The minimum qualifications above are those which were required for appointment at the time the Classification Standard was written.  Please contact the Division of Staffing Services for current information on minimum qualification requirements for appointment or examination.