Washington State Food Manufacturing - Correctional Industries Supervisor 2 in Connell, Washington


Correctional Industries Supervisor 2, Food Factory

Correctional Industries

Coyote Ridge Corrections Center

Connell, WA

**This position is open until filled. The first review of applications will be Thursday, October 20th.

Correctional Industries (CI) within the Department of Corrections (DOC), Coyote Ridge Corrections Center (CRCC), is seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual for a permanent Correctional Industries Supervisor 2 position in the Food Factory. This position is located at Coyote Ridge Corrections Center in Connell, WA.

In order to be considered for this position, please apply directly at www.careers.wa.gov to this announcement and attach the following items to your application:

  1. A current resume (indicating your related experience);
  2. A Letter of Interest (preferably no more than two pages) describing how you meet the qualifications and why you are an ideal candidate for this position; and
  3. Three professional references. Your answers to the supplemental questions must be supported by the work experience section in your application or you may not be considered for this position. Resumes will not replace the completed "Work Experience" section in your online application.

*You may be disqualified if your work experience does not include information used to:*

  1. Meet the minimum qualifications of the job, and
  2. Back up your answers to the supplemental questions Only complete applications will be considered. Please be sure to answer all supplemental questions and attach all required documents.

CRCC is located on a 60-acre site about 40 miles north of the Tri Cities. Previously a minimum custody facility with a capacity of 625 male offenders, CRCC recently completed a major expansion project that will house over 2,000 offenders and will help shape the future of corrections in Washington State. Balancing security functions with sustainability strategies, green-built Coyote Ridge Corrections Center is designed to protect both the public and the environment. Using 30% recycled materials, efficiency lighting controls and high-efficiency lamps; CRCC has achieved energy efficiency rates that exceed State requirements by more than 10 percent!


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, Policy Support Division, Administrative Services Division, Offender Change 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 and;

  • The fulfillment of public service.


Correctional Industries is committed to maintain and expand offender work training programs which develop marketable skills, instill and promote positive work ethics and reduce the tax burden of corrections. This position supports that objective by providing working level supervision and training of offender workers in the manufacturing and processing of food products in Correctional Industries Food Operations.

Duties include, but will not be limited to:

  • Provides supervision and training of offender works and staff, as assigned.
  • Supervise and train offender workers and/or supervise assigned staff in the training of offender workers in equipment and tool safety, operation, and maintenance as required by equipment user manuals, L&I; safety standards, DOC policies, facility Operational Memoranda, and established expectations prior to operating any equipment.
  • Plans and schedules production/services based on a master schedule; schedules materials, machinery, and workers to meet completion dates and adjust to meet customer demand.
  • Ensures staff and offender workers receive safety training and adhere to safe work practices by participating in a Safety and Accident Prevention Program in accordance with DOC policies.
  • Ensures safe and secure operations by maintaining security and discipline over offender workers in accordance with DOC policy.
  • Maintain accurate timekeeping for offender workers, as required, to include: sign in/out within Correctional Industries Time Keeping (CITK), reconcile discrepancies, etc.


Required Qualifications:

  • At least two (2) years' full time work experience, in private industry or as a CISA in the food service, food manufacturing, food processing, OR institutional feeding environment.


  • One (1) year full time work experience as a Correctional Industries Supervisor Assistant AND One (1) year full time work experience in the production, processing, manufacturing, or food service


  • One (1) year full time work experience supervising employees, within the past 15 years, in which the supervisory duties including directing the work of the employees supervised and providing employee performance feedback


  • Three (3) years' full time work experience supervising offender workers, within a correctional environment in which the supervisory duties included directing the work of the offenders supervised and providing offender worker performance feedback.
  • Graduation from high school or equivalent
  • Must have or be able to obtain your AIB Certification for "Food Science and Technology" certification within 12 months of hire.
  • Must currently possess or obtain a valid State of Washington Food and Beverage Service Workers Permit within three (3) months of hire.
  • 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.

Preferred/Desired Qualifications:

  • Three (3) or more years' full time work experience in the production, processing, manufacturing, or service of food.
  • More than two (2) years' full time work experience supervising employees within the past 5 years in which the supervisory duties included directing the work of the employees supervised and providing employee performance feedback.
  • Three (3) or more years' full time work experience at the Correctional Industries Supervisor Assistant level in the food service, or manufacturing industry.
  • Manufacturing Resource Planning software knowledge (MRP).
  • Experience in teaching and training.
  • Experience working within a correctional facility.
  • USDA manufacturing process experience.

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 have or be able to obtain you AIB Certification for "Food Science and Technology" certification within 12 months of hire.

  • Must currently possess or obtain a valid State of Washington Food and Beverage Service Workers Permit within three (3) months of hire.

  • Must join union within 30 days of employment.

Supplemental Information

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

For additional information about the agency, please visit www.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.

  • All DOC employees are fingerprinted for a criminal history background check.

  • Employees work with offenders 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.

  • 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 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 men and women 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 rachel.link@doc.wa.gov or call at (360) 725-9177. For TTY service, please call the Washington Relay Service at 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6388.

Job Type: Full Time - Permanent

Job Number: 2016-10395

Department: Dept. of Corrections

Closing: Continuous

Agency: State of Washington

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

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

Salary: $3,763.00 - $4,935.00 Monthly

Location: Franklin County – Connell, WA