Inmate Worker Crew Leader

  • Golden, Colorado
  • Dec 01, 2022
Full Time Administration and Management
  • Salary: 22 USD

Job Description

Close Date: Continuous

Category:Enforcement & Protective Services

Detentions Program Operations


Are you seeking more than a paycheck?

Do you want to serve your community in a way that's friendly, composed, and professional? At Jeffco, we are looking for customer-focused individuals just like YOU who take pride in their work, have an eye for detail, and believe in a positive attitude. Whether you are coming from a job that doesn't connect with your sense of purpose, or leaving a company with an overwhelming schedule, you can find a better quality of life working with the Jeffco community. We offer exciting benefits such as flex time, generous holiday schedules, and regular business hours so you spend time on what's important to you outside of work., and enjoy all the amenities Jefferson County has to offer!

If you are looking for a great opportunity for your career to take off, then this position welcomes you to work for a County that thrives on working collaboratively and overcoming challenges. We are seeking someone who has a strong work-ethic, is a self-starter, loves what they do and is motivated to share their knowledge and experience with those who they work with.

The Inmate Worker Crew Lead performs specialized detention work in providing supervision and training for inmate workers. Direct inmates in the proper operation of kitchen sanitation, commercial laundry operation, custodial services, and outside authorized landscape activities including light carpentry work, greenhouse and horticulture operations, sign engraving, facility snow management techniques, and special community project management. Additionally, work involves screening sentenced workers, assigning, supervising, training, and evaluating tasks of inmate workers completing various tasks both inside and outside the Sheriffs complex. Position is responsible for inspecting the work performed by inmate workers; maintaining inventory and purchasing supplies, materials, tools, and equipment ensuring accountability and safety of the inmate workers. Coordinators are responsible for maintaining sanitation compliance as directed by the National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC) and proper tool and chemical inventories in compliance with the American Correctional Association. Coordinators are subject to the hazards of contact with jail inmates and detainees.

Starting Pay is $22.30 per hour or $46,384 per year.

Top out pay after time and merit increases is $33.44 per hour or $69,555.20 per year

  • Plan, assign, direct, supervise and coordinate inmate worker tasks, assignments, and schedules. Evaluate inmate workers performance, necessary training and the final work product. Supervise and direct Inmate Worker Crews engaged in completion of work assignments in several areas of operation located in and around the Sheriff ’ s complex as well as community projects as directed. Provide leadership by solving inmate worker disputes, assigning jobs, and issuing proper safety equipment and clothing. Provide informal counseling, conduct inmate escorting tasks, provide meals and breaks for inmate workers. Determine what safety equipment is needed. P rovide mandated on the job training to inmate workers enabling the successful completion of all work assignments. Provide remedial training when needed and recommend the discipline and/or discharge of incompetent workers. Constantly evaluate the work product and determine what training is required to successfully complete daily work assignments. Provide and document all training and work performance completed in the work unit.

  • Research products to use at the most cost-effective price needed in completing work assignments. Determine what statistical data needs to be updated, saved and filed in accordance with department policies and the American Correctional Association standards. Perform administrative functions: update Inmate Worker computer reports ; r espond to daily email and phone commu nications. Update daily inmate worker line inspection reports, daily chemical, tool, and equipment inventories. Correct inspection report deficiencies and update inmate worker training files. Document completed work assignments and capture unit statistical information for the Unit Monthly report. Conduct product research and obtain needed supplies and equipment in the work unit.

  • Attend v endor meetings, meeting with co-workers, supervisors, training seminars and classes, and unit meetings.

  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Starting Pay is $22.30 per hour or $46,384 per year.

Top out pay after time and merit increases is $33.44 per hour or $69,555.20 per year

Preferred - 1 year of supervisory experience.

Preferred - experience in commercial or industrial laundry operations, landscape maintenance and/or custodial service work.

GED, High School Diploma:

Work Experience:Minimum one year

Full time-$22.30-$33.44

Base Pay


Job Address

Golden, Colorado United States View Map