Horticulture Instructor

Location: Coldwater, MI
Deadline: June 20, 2013

DEPARTMENT:

Corrections - Lakeland Correctional Facility

BARGAINING UNIT:

UNITED AUTO WORKERS (UAW)

SALARY:

Hourly

$19.53 - $36.25 

Biweekly $1,562.40 - $2,900.00

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Teach a technical trade to prisoners, administer appropriate tests and provide counseling to help prisoners-students complete the program. Eighty percent of work week is spent in direct supervision of prisoners within the perimeters of a secure level II correctional
facility. This Horticulture class includes instruction in skills related to the industry including greenhouse management and horticulture specialty training. The purpose of the program is to equip students with entry level job skills that can lead to job placement in the community upon release. This position is a drug and alcohol randomly-tested position.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Education

Possession of an associate’s degree in an area of the specific trade or occupation to be taught.Experience

Experinace:

No specific type or amount is required.

ALTERNATE EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Possession of an appropriate bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, or vocational teacher certification may be substituted for the education and experience requirements.

OR

Educational level typically acquired through completion of high school and four years of recent experience in the practice of the specific trade or occupation to be taught, including six months of experience training others in the trade or occupation may be substituted for the education and experience requirements.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS AND INFORMATION:

Some jobs require state certifications for the occupation.

All positions are assigned subclass codes. Individuals appointed to positions that are subclass coded must possess the required specialized experience, training, or license. Subclass code definitions and requirements are published on the Civil Service web site.

The Department of Corrections will not hire individuals who have been convicted of a felony or who have felony charges pending, in accordance with Public Act 140 of the Public Acts of 1996.

View the entire job specification at:

http://www.michigan.gov/documents/TradesInstructor_13015_7.pdf