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State of Massachusetts Industrial Instructor I/Optical Shop in Gardner, Massachusetts


Plans work assignments for inmates, production load the shop and monitors progress. Maintains order tracking and cost monitoring. Generates input for backlog and status summary reports as required. Checks all inmates in and accounts for their presence at all times that they are in the care of industries. Maintain tool control, from a lockable tool crib, with a sign out system & permanent log to ACA standards. Control designated hazardous materials with a sign out system & permanent log to ACA standards. Estimate costs and make out cost sheets as required. Plan stock and raw material needed for production and submit requisitions in time to meet production needs. Plan stock orders to be made for anticipated production needs in conjunction with marketing projections. Maintain security and perform required security checks on a regular basis. Set schedules, perform and record preventive maintenance servicing and inspections on all equipment. Submit requisitions for tooling and consumable supplies as needed by production. Coordinate with the institution to insure that EPA, DEQE, OSHA, and ACA standards are met. Required to properly utilize and manage Optical Lab System software including manufacturing management and streamline production and process flow. Performs all other duties as assigned and required.

*Preferred Qualifications: *

Applicants must be a Licensed Optician. Must possess a high degree of technical/business versatility. Must also be able to deal with the unique problems of training, controlling and motivating inmates while maintaining security.


This is a Civil Service position. Candidate must take and pass the next Civil Service Examination for this title and score must be reached in order to be considered for a permanent appointment. The selected candidate will have to submit to a psychological and drug screening and must attend and pass a 4 week Recruit Academy. Please note that salaries for union positions are determined according to the provisions of the respective collective bargaining agreement. The DOC urges bilingual applicants to apply.

Applicants must 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 Massachusetts Department of Correction shall not hire anyone who may have direct contact with offenders, who has engaged in sexual abuse 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.

This requisition will remain open until filled; however, first consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.

Minimum Entrance Requirements: None.

Special Requirements: None.

An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job: *Equipment, Facilities & Services

Organization: *Department of Correction

Title: Industrial Instructor I/Optical Shop

Location: Massachusetts-Gardner-500 Colony Road

Requisition ID: 210001PC