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Department of Correction

P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID
83720-0018

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Maintenance Foreman, Correction

Department of Correction

Open for Recruitment: November 28, 2017 - December 12, 2017
Announcement # 09244033873
Salary Range: $14.48 - $16.09 per hour -Plus Competitive Benefits!

Location(s): Pocatello

The Mission of the Idaho Department of Correction is to protect the public, our staff, and those within our custody and supervision through safety, accountability, partnerships and providing opportunities for offender change

Please note changes have been made to this exam to include the standards required for the Department’s compliance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) of 2003. You must complete both exams attached to this announcement to be considered for this position.

This announcement will be used to fill the current vacancy for a Maintenance Foreman, at the Pocatello Women’s Correctional Center (PWCC). The incumbent will be responsible for maintaining and repairing plumbing fixtures, heating, ventilation, and air condition equipment, repair or purchase of equipment, and maintain control of inmates while performing repair work.

If you have previously applied for Maintenance Foreman, Correction and wish to be considered for the current vacancy, you must reapply under this announcement. Previous scores will not be used. Hiring lists may be created from open competitive, IDOC Department Promotional, or Statewide promotional applicants. The applications may also be used for future vacancies that may occur within the next six (6) months in the Boise area.

BENEFITS:

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Replace switches, receptacles, ballast’s, fuse boxes, heat system, motors, fans and lights
  • Maintain and repair plumbing fixtures, lavatories, faucets, sinks, tubs, water heaters and water service and drain lines
  • Patch holes in walls using sheetrock, plywood, tile and plaster
  • Maintain and repairs heating, ventilating, and air conditioning equipment such as air compressors, dryers, strainers
  • Conduct preventative maintenance on building devices and systems
  • Recommend repair or purchase of equipment; maintain records and date of maintenance work performed
  • Recommend hiring of inmate workers
  • Maintain control of inmates while performing repair work; conduct search for weapons, tools, and contraband

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Good knowledge of safety requirements associated with mechanical and construction trade jobs
  • Some knowledge of supervisory practices
  • Experience reading and interpreting blueprints and construction specifications for the purpose of constructing and maintaining structures and buildings

SPECIALTY REQUIREMENT

  • Good knowledge of carpentry, plumbing, electrical, and general building maintenance
  • Some knowledge of HVAC and mechanical systems maintenance
  • Valid Driver's License

HIRING INFORMATION

  • To be hired, candidates will have a history and background supportive of department mission goals and will be subject to:
  • Completing a Background Investigation Questionnaire and pre-employment drug testing
  • Having a federal and state criminal background check to include fingerprints
  • Having a history of law-abiding behavior
  • Felonies, misdemeanors, illegal drug usage, DUI's, adverse driving convictions and employment history may make you ineligible for employment

Non-hiring restrictions are in place for candidates who:

  • Have been convicted of Domestic Violence or similar types of violent behaviors
  • Have a dishonorable discharge from military service
  • Currently are using, dealing or are associated with illegal drugs
  • Have close friends or relatives under IDOC care & custody
  • Are currently under IDOC supervision or probation (must be released from IDOC supervision or probation for at least one year)

EXAMINATION

You will receive a score based on your education and experience in the answers to the exam. A minimum score of 66 is required to pass. Notification of your test results will be available online when the exam review process has been completed. All answers to the questions on the exam must be supported in the work history, resume, and/or education portion of your application.

PRISON RAPE ELIMINATION ACT (PREA)

In compliance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) of 2003, we are required to obtain certain information in the exam/interview process and consider specific information when making hiring and selection decisions for positions that have contact with inmates "in a prison, jail, lockup, community confinement facility, juvenile facility, or other institution..." The PREA Standards do not require we obtain this information for positions not within a correctional facility such as Probation & Parole and Central Office positions. Again, these changes are being implemented in order for the department to the meet the requirement of PREA standards. The PREA definitions of Sexual Abuse and Sexual Harassment are available on the IDOC website. For more information about PREA, visit http://www.prearesourcecenter.org/about/prison-rape-elimination-act-prea.

For more detailed information regarding the requirements of this position please click on "Preview Exam". http://edoc/content/document/maintenance-foreman

TO APPLY

Click on any Apply Online button to the left and follow the instructions provided to complete the Application Checklist Information and Exam for this position. When updating your online application information, please select/add:

  • Department of Correction under "Agencies"
  • Full-time under "Job Type/Shift"
  • Pocatello under "Cities"

Without this information, your name cannot be referred to the hiring agency. You must complete all items in the Application Checklist under General Information and Optional Information. This includes: Personal Information, Education, Work History, Cities, Agencies, Job Type/Shift, Skills, and Resume.

CHOOSE A CAREER WITH US!

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Thank you for your interest in the Department of Correction!

 

Preview Exam

OVERTIME NOTICE:
At the discretion of the appointing authority, compensatory time off may be provided in lieu of overtime cash compensation.

Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. In addition, preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources.