Occ. Code 7946900




New York State Department of Civil Service


Classification Standard




          The Assistant Director Correctional Industries Business Development is responsible for the identification, evaluation, design, implementation, and central direction during the development phases of potential new businesses, as well as managerial duties related to facility Waste Management and Agri-Business programs.  The incumbent develops procedures aimed at assisting in the identification of potentially profitable business ventures; provides a continuing review of waste production, disposal quantities, and costs by correctional facilities; and provides direction for Agri-Business operating units.


This position is classified only at the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS).




ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, CORRECTIONAL INDUSTRIES BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT:  one position class; supervisory; under the general direction of the Director Correctional Industries and Industrial Training; manages all facility Waste Management and Agri-Business programs; responsible for development phases of potential new businesses.




Assistant Director Correctional Industries Management, is responsible for all budgeting, fiscal, cost accounting, general ledger accounting, shipping and warehousing, and personnel and labor relations activities within the Correctional Industries Program.


Assistant Director Correctional Industries Operations, is responsible for all manufacturing within the Division of Correctional Industries.


Director Correctional Industries and Industrial Training, directs the activities and administration of manufacturing plants at correctional facilities and multi-facility recycling, construction and asbestos operations.





Develops specific procedures aimed at assisting in the identification of potentially profitable business ventures.






Takes control of overall program.






Develops evaluation methods for determining program success.







Provides a continuing review of waste production, disposal quantities, and costs of facilities.













Develops and implements organic waste composting programs in correctional facilities.







Provides direction, design, and funding for regional DOCCS secondary material processing facilities.









Guides the purchasing practices of DOCCS, the Office of General Services (OGS), and Correctional Industries to encourage the use of recycled, recyclable, and reusable equipment and supplies.




Provides education and training for facility staff, offenders, and central office personnel to enhance the effective implementation of waste management activities.









Actively explores opportunities for DOCCS to provide assistance, labor, and expertise to agencies, municipalities, and educational institutions in waste management programs.







Develops long range strategies for DOCCS farm operations that can be translated to daily operations for efficient production of farm products.







Provides training and guidance for farm personnel to utilize current production and cultural practices in order to produce farm commodities competitively with the private sector.







Provides central direction for the operating units in administration of farm units and serves as a liaison with Main Office.















Open Competitive: a bachelors degree and ten years of progressively responsible management experience, of which three or more years must have dealt with the start up of new business enterprises and the evaluation of their profitability.


Revised:  7/18


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.