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DOC Work Crew Leader

State of Vermont | St Johnsbury, VT

State of Vermont
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General Information

This position, DOC Work Crew Leader (Job Opening #622923), is open to all State employees and external applicants.

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Lynn Bushey at 802-748-3284 or

Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.

Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail.  You must apply online to be considered.


Incumbents in this class provide Offender work crew supervision for the Department of Corrections. Duties involve public relations, marketing of services, and development of contracts with qualifying community and governmental agencies and training and support of these agencies in the management and supervision of offenders. Duties include planning, program management, administrative processing, training, supervision and oversight of offenders placed in the Community Restitution program. Work is performed in accordance with correctional policies and directives. All employees of the Agency of Human Services perform their respective functions adhering to four key practices: customer service, holistic service, strengths-based relationships and results orientation.  Weekend work required.

Examples of Work: Contacts qualifying community and governmental agencies and explains the Community Restitution Program. Develops and maintains business relationships by assessing customer needs and developing contractual agreements that are mutually beneficial. Plans, coordinates and schedules work crews with contracted agencies. Educates offenders and community members in the philosophy, purpose, and administration of the program. Supervises and monitors offender compliance to program requirements. Determines appropriate response to offender non-compliance. Evaluates offender capabilities and performance in relation to assigned duties. Observes and reports any unusual behavior including infractions of rules. Works collaboratively with offender's assigned probation officer when applicable. May be assigned to work in a correctional facility. Performs related duties as required.

Environmental Factors:

Duties are performed in a variety of indoor and outdoor settings as well as in a standard office setting. High stress situations are predictable. A valid driver's license is required. Weekend shifts are predictable. Presentations before groups and organizations should be anticipated. Duty station assignments may change in accordance with the needs of the department.

To view the full job specification for this position, please visit the DHR Job Specifications page.


Minimum Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent AND three (3) years or more of full-time work experience.


One year of full-time college course work AND two (2) years or more of full-time work experience.


Two years of full-time college coursework or associate's degree AND one (1) year or more of full-time work experience.


Three years or more of full-time college coursework.


Experience involving the custody or supervision of offenders in a community or correctional institutional setting or a military background.


Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position. In accordance with AHS Policy 4.02, Hiring Standards, Vermont and/or national criminal record checks, as well as DMV and adult and child abuse registry checks, as appropriate to the position under recruitment, will be conducted on candidates, with the exception of those who are current classified state employees seeking transfer, promotion or demotion into an AHS classified position or are persons exercising re-employment (RIF) rights.


Preferred Qualifications

Ability to operate and maintain small equipmenmt and maneuver a vehicle towing a trailer.

Working knowledge of Word and Excel.

Considerable knowledge of field emergency procedures.

Working knowledge of job estimations and contract negotiations.

Working knowledge of applicable DOC policy and directives.

Considerable knowledge of correctional principles and practices.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships

Working knowledge of supervisory principles and practices.

Ability to prepare a variety of written forms and reports.

Effective communications and public relations skills


Total Compensation

As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:

* 80% State paid medical premium
* Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
* Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
* Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
* Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
* Low cost group life insurance
* Tuition Reimbursement
* Incentive-based Wellness Program
* Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Want the specifics?  Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website.


PREA Requirements

Conviction History Requirements: Candidates who have any felony conviction record or who, within the past five (5) years, have been placed under supervision or sanctioned for a misdemeanor conviction must receive a waiver from the Commissioner of Corrections in order to be considered for employment.  You may access the application and corresponding documents by clicking here.  Once you have completed the application, please send it directly to the hiring manager identified as the contact person in this job posting.

PREA (Prison Rape Elimination Act) Requirements:  In accordance with federal regulation, any person applying for employment in the Department of Corrections must provide relevant information.  Previous institutional employers will be contacted and required to provide information regarding substantiated incidences of sexual abuse or resignation during a pending investigation of an allegation of sexual abuse.  By submitting this online job application, you certify all information furnished is true and complete.  The information you provide in accordance with this regulation may be used, and previous employers may be contacted for the purpose of investigating and verifying your work history.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.
Job Code: 622923
Posted On: 2018-03-12 06:28:39
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Telecommute: No
Categories: Management
Job Type: Regular
Job Status: Full Time
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Additional Contact Info

Phone: 885-828-6700