CDOC Boiler Operator Supervisor CSTS I (Buena Vista) $5,750.00 New Hire Sign On Incentive!
Company: State of Colorado
Posted on: November 26, 2022
$5,750.00 New Hire Sign On Incentive!
The Colorado Department of Corrections is committed to the safety
of our employees. The CDOC has been working with state and local
partners to proactively prevent the spread of COVID-19 within the
state prison system.
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
If your goal is to build a career that makes a difference and
builds greater public confidence in good government, consider
joining the dedicated people of the State of Colorado. Our
professionals strive to support state government and the citizens
of Colorado. Customer service is a key component for every position
in state government as is the focus on ideas and ways to redesign
the delivery of services in making state government more effective
In addition to a great agency and rewarding, meaningful work, we
* Distinctive career advancement opportunities throughout the state
* Strong, secure, yet flexible retirement benefits including PERA
Defined Benefit Plan or PERA Defined Contribution Plan plus 401K
and 457 plans;
* Medical and dental health plans;
* Short and long term disability coverage;
* Paid life insurance;
* 11 paid holidays per year plus vacation and sick leave;
* Wellness program, tuition reimbursement, training opportunities
Who May Apply:
This position is only open to Colorado state residents.
This recruitment is for the Buena Vista Correctional Complex.
The eligibility list created from this recruitment may be used to
fill future vacancies at this location.
Description of Job
This Correctional Support Trades Supervisor I (CSTS I) is a Boiler
Operator for the Colorado Department of Corrections (CDOC) at the
Buena Vista Correctional Complex. Responsibilities include but are
not limited to: ensuring the safety and security of the general
public, facility staff and inmates; ensuring safe and efficient
boiler operations and supervising and training inmate workers. This
position prepares inmates for community reentry by promoting the
Colorado Department of Corrections Mission and Vision while
adhering to a high level of integrity and commitment.
Safety and Security - position maintains safety and security of
facility and work sites; through clear and accurate communication
trains and guides inmates in the proper use of controlled items,
tools, equipment and chemicals; enforces security procedures by
conducting work site searches and monitoring workplace environment
and inmate behavior, paying close attention to changes,
inappropriate activity or potential problems; initiates verbal
reprimands when warranted and, if necessary, physically controls
inmates with the proper application of restraints or "use of force"
techniques; monitors, supervises and escorts inmates according to
policy and limits inmate access to restricted areas; position
performs inmate counts and transportation; responds to emergency
situations such as fights, fires and escapes according to policy
and writes and submits required reporting. Through conscientious
observation, clear communications and adherence to agency
Administrative Regulations, facility Implementation Adjustments and
the Code of Penal Discipline, position promotes a safe and secure
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 these areas.
Supervision - position provides supervision of assigned inmate
workers; promotes a high level of performance by setting the work
standard according to agency mission, vision and values.
Participates in the hiring of inmates, trains and instructs inmates
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
inmates for community reentry.
Compliance/Budget - position ensures compliance with Colorado
Boiler Code, International 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
Position may be required to work additional hours or shifts to
Position works in close proximity to industrial equipment and in a
relatively loud and busy atmosphere;
Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment &
Experience must be clearly described within the work experience
section of your application to meet this requirement.
Four (4) 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
Four (4) years of employment experience installing, repairing and
maintaining HVAC systems which must include hot water boilers or
steam boilers above 15 psi.
Applicant may meet the four year requirement with a combination of
work experience as follows:
A minimum of two (2) years of experience as described above may be
combined with the following types of experience for a total of four
(4) 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
Correctional Experience - must be security related duties where
primary responsibilities included detaining, controlling movement
and escorting inmates in a prison facility; conducting counts and
searches while monitoring inmate assignments and movement
throughout the day.
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
experience on a year for year basis. Please attach transcripts if
you are using this substitution.Transcripts must include the name
of the institution, your student ID #, a listing of the course
curriculum, the degree earned and the date awarded.
* 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 inmates to work
* Proficiency in boiler plant operations.
* Knowledge of and ability to perform predictive, preventive and
corrective maintenance on the boiler and peripheral
* Ability to trouble-shoot and ensure uninterrupted service in a
high stress, security driven environment with mandatory
* 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 inmates 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
* Ability to read and comprehend the English language;
* Ability to effectively communicate fluently in English both
verbally and in writing;
* 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 inmates;
* Related State of Colorado work experience.
ONLY APPLICANTS WHO MEET THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS BY THE CLOSING
DATE SHALL BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT.
The Assessment Process: Your application will be reviewed to
determine if you meet the minimum Qualifications (MQ's). Applicants
that meet MQ's will be included in the Comparative Analysis
process. Colorado Revised Statutes require that state employees are
hired and promoted through a comparative analysis which may
include, but is not limited to, a suitability screening, eSkills
Assessment, oral assessment, written performance assessment or it
may include a review of your application material and your
responses to any supplemental questions by a Subject Matter Expert
(SME) to assess and rank applicants in order to establish an
eligible list for referral to the hiring manager for final
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
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
Toll Free Applicant Technical Support: If you experience technical
difficulty with the NEOGOV system (e.g. uploading or attaching
documents to your online application) call NEOGOV technical support
at 855-524-5627 Mon-Fri between 6 am and 6 pm (Pacific Time).
Helpful hints: if you are having difficulty uploading or attaching
documents to your application first, ensure your documents are PDF
or Microsoft Word files and second, close the document before you
attempt to upload (attach) it.
You are encouraged to print a copy of this announcement for your
Conditions of Employment: All job offers are contingent upon a
successful medical screening by a healthcare professional,
certifying the candidate's ability to perform the essential
functions of the position. Applicant must consent to hold harmless
CDOC and its agents and staff from any liability arising in whole
or in part from the testing and the use of this information in
connection with CDOC's consideration of application for
* Must be 21 years of age;
* Possess a valid 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.
* Applicants must be legally eligible to work in the United States
to be appointed to this position. CDOC uses e-Verify, an
Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly
hired employees to work in the United States. CDOC does not sponsor
non-residents of the United States.
* Successfully pass all modules of the Colorado Department of
Corrections Basic Training, to include English reading
comprehension, relevant competency assessments and
written/practical exams in Defensive Tactics;
* Possess the physical ability to successfully complete Defensive
* Lift arms above head and kick as high as own waist;
* Stabilize another person to accomplish a controlled take
* Use arms, palms of hands, shins, and feet to deliver blows;
* Withstand impact (slow speed or with a safety bag) on own body
* 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
Will be exposed to Oleoresin Capsicum during Basic Training and
will be exposed while on assignment;
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
Employees may be required to submit to regular serial testing and
reporting for COVID-19.
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.
The CDOC is committed to a work environment free from illegal drugs
and alcohol. Employees (see exception below) may use marijuana in
their personal time but are prohibited from working while under the
influence of any substance, including marijuana. A drug test will
be administered to all new employees; employees must successfully
pass. Random drug screening will occur throughout employment.
Exception: Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certified
employees are prohibited from the use of marijuana. Health care
professionals must check their licensing requirements regarding
Appeal Rights: If you receive notice that you have been eliminated
from consideration for this position, you may file an appeal with
the State Personnel Board or request a review by the State
An appeal or review must be submitted on the official appeal form,
signed by you or your representative. This form must be delivered
to the State Personnel Board by email
(firstname.lastname@example.org), postmarked in US Mail or
hand delivered (1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver CO 80203),
or faxed (303.866.5038) within ten (10) calendar days from your
receipt of notice or acknowledgement of the department's
For more information about the appeals process, the official appeal
form, and how to deliver it to the State Personnel Board; go to
spb.colorado.gov; contact the State Personnel Board for assistance
at (303) 866-3300; or refer to 4 Colorado Code of Regulations (CCR)
801-1, State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's
Administrative Procedures, Chapter 8, Resolution of Appeals and
Disputes, at spb.colorado.gov under Rules.
After submitting an application, you should receive an immediate
email acknowledging your submission. If you do not get the email,
please check to ensure you have actually submitted the application
and typed the correct email address on the application.
Include a working email address on your application; one that is
checked daily as time sensitive correspondence WILL take place via
email. You may receive email notifications from a Colorado Dept. of
Corrections employee or from this email address:
email@example.com. It is your responsibility to ensure that
your email will accept these notices and/or review your junk mail
and spam filtered email; if you do not receive correspondence soon
after the closing date or if you have questions about this job
announcement, please contact Tracy Reese and
SCHEDULED DATES OF POSSIBLE APPLICANT ASSESSMENTS (I.E., EXAMS,
ORAL BOARDS, WRITTEN EXAMS) WILL NOT BE MADE UP. IF YOU FAIL TO
SHOW AT THE APPOINTED DATE/TIME, MAKE-UPS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED.
The State of Colorado believes that equity, diversity, and
inclusion drive our success, and we encourage candidates from all
identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply. The State of
Colorado is an equal opportunity employer committed to building
inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect
our communities and enthusiastically serve them. Therefore, in all
aspects of the employment process, we provide employment
opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender
identity or expression, pregnancy, medical condition related to
pregnancy, creed, ancestry, national origin, marital status,
genetic information, or military status (with preference given to
military veterans), or any other protected status in accordance
with applicable law.
The Colorado Department of Corrections is committed to the full
inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment,
our agency will assist individuals who have a disability with any
reasonable accommodation requests related to employment, including
completing the application process, interviewing, completing any
pre-employment testing, participating in the employee selection
process, and/or to perform essential job functions where the
requested accommodation does not impose an undue hardship. If you
have a disability and require reasonable accommodation to ensure
you have a positive experience applying or interviewing for this
position, please direct your inquiries to our Employee Relations
Specialist, Ana Andersen, at firstname.lastname@example.org or
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