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The incumbent provides direct supervision to federal inmates of various ages and skill levels assigned to the Textile Factory. All inmates must be trained by the incumbent to cut, assemble and package a finished product which meets rigid Department of Defense and other government and private sector specifications in sufficient quantity and quality. The details vary in size and the duties cover such diverse areas as supervising cutting processes (e.g., pattern & marker development, spreading, cutting and shade numbering), sewing processes (e.g., setting collars, hemming, side seaming, button hole, manual operations), packing processes and clerical functions.
Since the position is located in a correctional environment and the incumbent supervises a workforce comprised of federal criminal offenders, law enforcement responsibilities compound those duties normally related to a manufacturing operation.
Along with all other correctional institution employees, incumbent is charged with responsibility for maintaining security of the institution. The staff correctional responsibilities precede all others required by this position and are performed on a regular and recurring basis.
25% or less - Travel may be required for training and/or work related issues.