Requisition No: 392641
Agency: Agriculture and Consumer Services
Working Title: INMATE WORK CREW LEADER - 42003291
Position Number: 42003291
Salary: $24,579.62 - $30,724.46
Posting Closing Date: 06/11/2021
INMATE WORK CREW LEADER
FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND CONSUMER SERVICES
FLORIDA FOREST SERVICE
- OPEN COMPETITIVE OPPORTUNITY*
Lela Braunsch, (352) 797-4118
A high school diploma or its equivalent and one (1) year of
supervisory experience in an outdoor job environment such as
agricultural, forestry, plant nursery, or building construction
In addition to the above requirements, a person employed in this
class must meet the provisions of Chapter 33-3, Department of
Corrections Rules and Regulations, prior to independently
supervising inmates. These requirements include: (1) Background
investigation; (2) A minimum of 32 hours orientation training by
the Department of Corrections pertaining to inmate supervision; (3)
Approval from the Department of Corrections for supervision of
minimum and medium custody inmates.
NOTE: ALL POSITIONS WITHIN THIS CLASS REQUIRE POSSESSION OF A
VALID DRIVER LICENSE.
To be considered for a position with the Florida Department of
Agriculture and Consumer Services:
- All fields in the Candidate Profile must be completed.
- Work history, hours worked, and formal education fields must be
filled out to determine qualifications for this position.
- Responses to Qualifying Questions must be verifiable in the
The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
and supports employment of individuals with disabilities.
individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Occasional to moderate travel required. Position may respond to
emergencies, including natural disasters or other type incidents
requiring travel, as needed.
The incumbent must obtain a Class A Commercial Driver License
(CDL) with a "P" Passenger Transport/Bus Endorsement within six (6)
months of appointment.
The incumbent of this position is subject to pre-employment,
post-accident, random and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol
testing requirements of the Federal Highway Administration Rule,
Title 49, Part 382 CFR.
Successful completion of a drug test is a condition of
employment in the position in accordance with Section 112.0455 F.S.
"Drug Test" means any chemical, biological or physical instrumental
analysis administered for the purpose of determining the presence
or absence of a drug or its metabolites.
Must successfully pass a background check that includes a
criminal history check and must be approved by the Department of
Correction's Contract Manager, or designee and complete required
orientation/training in the supervision of inmates, prior to
assuming supervision. Shall attend refresher training annually
Successful applicant must pass a background screening as a
condition of employment.
The anticipated hiring salary for this position is $24,579.62
Responsible to Groundskeeping Supervisor III for the supervision
of inmates and the documentation of inmate misconduct while under
Florida Forest Service supervision and for the construction and/or
maintenance of fixed improvements as assigned. Projects will
normally be in the areas of minor carpentry, plumbing, electric and
masonry work. An employee in this position makes on-the-job
decisions that may alter and affect each assigned project.
This position supervises inmates who are assigned to landscaping
and grounds maintenance activities performed on the headquarters
area, residence sites, forest wide recreation areas and other areas
as assigned. The incumbent will also be responsible for training
assigned offenders in the safe use and care of tools, methods and
practices of timber stand improvement, tree seedling propagation
and care, erosion control, road maintenance, facilities
construction and maintenance, and other state lands management
and/or maintenance activities. Supervises inmates who are involved
in special projects such as tree planting, land preparation in
cattle demonstration area and improvements of the field trial area,
and yearly pinecone collection.
Responsible for Department of Corrections gain time reports,
inventory of assigned equipment, project planning and completion of
Responsible for maintenance of assigned vehicles and
Performs other duties as assigned.
THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS ARE INCLUDED:
- State of Florida Retirement Package.
- 10 Paid Holidays annually.
- Annual Leave.
- Sick Leave.
- Health Insurance - State covers the majority of health
insurance premiums for Individuals & Family coverage.
- Life Insurance.
- Additional supplemental insurances are available such as
dental, vision etc.
- Tax Deferred Medical and Child Care Reimbursement Accounts
- Tax Deferred Savings Program available through payroll
- Uniforms provided at no cost.
- Annual boot purchase allotment
The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity
Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate
discrimination or violence in the workplace.
Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by
the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring
authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735).
Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to
allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All
employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in
accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace
VETERANS' PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes,
candidates eligible for Veterans' Preference will receive
preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are
encouraged to apply. Candidates claiming Veterans' Preference must
attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes
character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4)
along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7,
Florida Administrative Code. Veterans' Preference documentation
requirements are available by clicking here. All documentation is
due by the close of the vacancy announcement.
Nearest Major Market: Tampa