Colorado State CDOC/Boiler Operator CSTS I 2016/2017 in Statewide, Colorado
CDOC/Boiler Operator CSTS I 2016/2017
CDOC/Boiler Operator CSTS I 2016/2017
$3,800.00 - $5,649.00 Monthly
Department of Corrections
CAA Boiler Op CSTS I 16/17
8/31/2017 4:00 PM Mountain
*Starting Salary for the Correctional Support Trades Supervisor I position is $3,718.00 per month. We are currently offering an additional $200.00 per month incentive pay in Sterling and Limon, and $300.00 per month housing pay in Buena Vista.
The mission of the Colorado Department of Corrections is "To protect the citizens of Colorado by holding offenders accountable and engaging them in opportunities to make positive behavioral changes and become law abiding, productive citizens"
Our vision..."Building a safer Colorado for today and tomorrow"
If your goal is to build a rewarding, meaningful career, state employment offers:
Distinctive career advancement opportunities throughout the state system;
Retirement benefits including PERA Defined Benefit Plan, PERA Defined Contribution Plan, plus 401K and 457 plans;
Medical and dental health plans;
Paid life insurance;
Short and long-term disability coverage;
10 paid holidays per year plus vacation and sick time;
Training opportunities and more.
Effective. Measure every aspect of government to be sure it's doing what it's supposed to do and to look at outcomes to judge whether our programs are successful.
Efficient. Deliver services in ways that are timely and effective including identifying waste and duplication and measure for efficiency.
Elegant. Deliver state services in a way that elevates both the state employee and the person receiving state services.
Description of Job
This Correctional Support Trades Supervisor I (CSTS I) is the Boiler Operator in a Colorado Department of Corrections (CDOC) prison facility. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: ensuring the safety and security of the public, facility staff and offenders; ensuring safe and efficient boiler operations and supervising and training offender workers. This position prepares offenders for community reentry by promoting the Colorado Department of Corrections Mission and Vision while adhering to a high level of integrity and commitment.
Safety & Security - position maintains safety and security by training and guiding staff and offenders in key, tool and chemical control; performs counts, shakedowns, searches, escorts, movement control and limits offender access to restricted areas; if needed, utilizes proper application of restraints and force. Through conscientious observation and adherence to agency Administrative Regulations and the Code of Penal Discipline, position promotes a safe and secure work environment.
Operations - position ensures the safe, efficient, compliant and cost effective completion of all phases of boiler house operations; conducts regular checks, reads gages, works on water heaters, air handlers, heat exchange pumps and steam traps; ensures complete preventive, predictive and corrective maintenance on boiler and associated peripheral systems and equipment.
This position works closely with other trades such as plumbing, HVAC, electrical and general maintenance and may be required to assist in other projects.
Supervision - position provides supervision of assigned offender workers; promotes a high level of performance by setting the work standard according to agency mission, vision and values. Participates in the hiring of offenders, trains and instructs offenders in boiler operations and proper use of tools and equipment. Creates schedules, assigns work and conducts job evaluations; monitors hours, posts wages and updates records. Exemplifies a professional workforce that embodies honesty, integrity and ethical behavior. Position provides real life, meaningful work experience to prepare offenders for community reentry.
Compliance/Budget - position ensures compliance with Colorado Boiler Code, the Uniform Mechanical Code, American Correctional Association and all applicable policy, regulations and standards; position tracks usage of tools, equipment and parts, expenses and waste in order to remain within allotted budget, uses due diligence to discover likely areas of inefficiencies to reduce waste and prevent theft.
Position may be required to work additional hours or shifts to maintain security;
Position works in close proximity to industrial equipment and in a relatively loud and busy atmosphere;
Position is trained in the use of oleoresin capsicum, self defense techniques and public safety two-way radios.
Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights
Four years of employment experience as a utility plant or boiler operator performing preventive, predictive and corrective maintenance on steam or hydronic hot water boilers and associated pumps, motors and plumbing and/or installing and repairing boiler systems.
Four years of employment experience installing, repairing and maintaining HVAC systems to include hot water steam boilers above 15 psi.
OR: Applicant may meet the four year requirement with a combination of work experience as follows:
A minimum of two years of experience as described above may be combined with one or both of the following types of experience for a total of four or more years.
Plumbing, Pipe-fitting and/or HVAC employment performing preventive, predictive and corrective maintenance or installations and repairs in residential, commercial or industrial facilities.
Correctional experience must be security related duties where primary responsibilities throughout a shift, include monitoring and controlling offender's movement throughout their daily schedules, discovering and preventing contraband and responding to emergencies; ensuring proper key/tool/chemical/equipment control, use, storage and accountability; advising offenders in matters concerning work, programs, appropriate behavior and decision making in order to prepare them for successful community re-entry.
*Stationary Engineer Certification;
*Boiler Operator Certification;
*Experience providing supervisory/work lead duties making decisions or recommendations that affect the pay, status or tenure of subordinate staff or offenders;
*Experience in corrections, performing security related duties while monitoring and controlling offender's movement throughout their daily schedules (such as Correctional Officer).
Required Competencies for Success in this Position:
Strong work ethic, integrity and dependability.
Sound judgment and decision making skills.
Strong communication, interpersonal and conflict resolution skills and the ability to motivate co-workers and offenders to work cooperatively.
Proficiency in boiler plant operations.
Knowledge of and ability to perform predictive, preventive and corrective maintenance on the boiler and peripheral systems/equipment.
Ability to trouble-shoot and ensure uninterrupted service in a high stress, security driven environment with mandatory reporting/logging guidelines.
Knowledge of and ability to adhere to local, state and federal regulations and guidelines to maintain compliant operations.
Strong desire to work cohesively as a team.
Ability to effectively supervise offenders and prepare them for successful community re-entry.
Strong desire to ensure organization and the timely, systematic completion of repairs and maintenance.
Willingness and ability to maintain a safe and secure work environment and respond to emergency situations.
Ability to pay special attention to details and determination to use state resources efficiently.
Ability to perform intermediate keyboarding skills, manipulate electronic computerized programs and communicate via computer based email.
Substitutions: Successful completion of a formalized apprenticeship program or degree through an accredited, non- correspondence vocational or trade school that resulted in demonstrated competencies equivalent to those learned through the required experience may substitute for some of the experience. Please attach transcripts if you are using this substitution.Transcripts or must include the name of the institution, your student ID #, a listing of the course curriculum, the degree earned and the date awarded.
The Assessment Process: Colorado Revised Statutes require that state employees are hired and promoted through a comparative analysis. Part or all of the analysis for this position will include a review of your application material and your responses to any supplemental questions. Applications and responses will be reviewed by a Subject Matter Expert (SME) to assess and rank applicants in order to cut to a top group for additional assessment; or to establish an eligible list for referral to the hiring manager and final consideration.
Be sure the "Work Experience" section of your application is complete and specifically addresses your qualifications, experience, and accomplishments as they relate to the Description of the Job, Minimum Qualifications, Required Competencies and Preferred Qualifications as listed above. Resumes and "see resume" statements will not be accepted in lieu of the "Work Experience" section of the application. Failure to include adequate information or follow instructions by the closing date may result in your application not being accepted and/or may affect your score, rank or inclusion in the final pool of eligible applicants.
If you have transcripts, a license or other relevant documentation regarding your qualifications, upload and attach copies to your application.
In order to process a background investigation, your application must include at least (10) ten years of the most current work experience unless experience related to the job for which you are applying is later than (10) years. Failure to provide this information could result in delays and/or elimination from the background investigation process
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You are encouraged to print a copy of this announcement for your records
Conditions of Employment
All job offers are contingent on a satisfactory urinalysis (UA) within 24 hours of contingent offer and a successful medical screening by a health care professional, certifying candidate's ability to perform the essential functions of the position. Both the UA and the medical screening will be completed at the applicant's expense. Out of state applicants must perform their UA either pre or post offer at the direction of the department. Applicant must consent to hold harmless CDOC and its agents and staff from any liability arising in whole or in part from the collection of specimens, testing and the use of this information in connection with CDOC's consideration of application for employment.
Must be 21 years of age;
Possess a valid State of Colorado Driver's License;
Possess a High School Diploma or GED;
Have NO felony convictions, to include any actions defined in 5 U.S.C. 301; U.S.C. 509, 510; 42 U.S.C. 15601-15609. The CDOC shall not hire nor promote anyone who may have contact with an offender who has engaged in sexual abuse which includes acts, activity, and sexual behavior, in a prison or other institution as defined in 42 U.S.C. 1997; or has been convicted of engaging or attempting to engage in sexual activity in the community facilitated by force, overt or implied threats of force or coercion, or if the victim did not consent or was unable to consent or refuse, or has been civilly or administratively adjudicated to have engaged in the activity described in the above paragraph. The agency shall consider any incidents of sexual harassment in determining whether to hire anyone who may have contact with offenders or residents.
Successfully complete the Department of Corrections Basic Training upon hire;
Possess the physical ability to successfully complete PPCT (Pressure Point Control Tactics);
Lift arms above head and kick as high as own waist;
Stabilize another person to accomplish a controlled take down;
Use arms, palms of hands, shins, and feet to deliver blows;
Withstand impact (slow speed or with a safety bag) on own body from strikes/blows;
Swing a baton in a striking technique;
Rotate body 90 degrees with feet planted for striking with foot or using a defensive tactic;
Get down on one or both knees and up again with multiple repetitions;
Positions that have direct contact with offenders may be exposed to Oleoresin Capsicum
Must be able to see and hear in order to observe, address and respond to potential breaches in safety and security
Seize, hold, control or subdue violent or assaultive persons and defend oneself or others to prevent injury;
Demonstrate body agility, strength of all four limbs and the ability to walk and climb stairs consistently;
Work in situations involving assaultive behavior, physical control of another person and/or restraint situations;
Deal with individuals with a range of moods and behaviors, utilizing tactfulness and a congenial, personable manner;
Work with people of the opposite sex, diverse racial ethnic groups, mentally ill and emotionally disturbed offenders;
Communicate by talking, listening and/or signaling people to convey or exchange information, assignments;
Work in an environment with fluctuating noise and temperature (hot and cold) which may include working outdoors in inclement weather and/or concrete floor/wall work settings;
Willing and able to travel;
Willing and able to work various shifts, days, afternoons, graveyards (nights) which includes a rotating shift schedule;
TB (tuberculosis) screening is required of all new employees upon hire.
Successful completion of a background investigation is required. Should applicant's background reveal criminal charges, it shall be the responsibility of the applicant to provide the Department of Corrections with written/official disposition of any charges.
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 will be administered at any part of the selection process, and applicants who test positive for any controlled substances, including marijuana, will be disqualified from consideration. Random drug screening will occur throughout employment.
If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for the position, you may protest the action by filing an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the date you receive notice of the elimination. Also, if you wish to challenge the selection and comparative analysis process, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the receipt of notice or knowledge of the action you are challenging. Refer to Chapters 4 and 8 of the State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures, 4 CCR 801, for more information about the appeals process. The State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures are available at www.colorado.gov/spb. A standard appeal form is available at: www.colorado.gov/spb. If you appeal, your appeal must be submitted in writing on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative, and received at the following address within 10 days of your receipt of notice or knowledge of the action: Colorado State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director, Attn: Appeals Processing, 633 17th Street, Suite 1320, Denver, CO 80202-3604. Fax: 303-866-5038. Phone: 303-866-3300. As of November 12, 2013, the Board will be located at 1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver, Colorado 80203. The ten-day deadline and these appeal procedures also apply to all charges of discrimination.
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