- Workshop Supervisor I
- What will I be doing?
- Do I qualify?
- Can I be successful?
- How do I apply?
This is responsible supervisory work on a production line in a rehabilitation workshop.
An employee in this class supervises a production line in a rehabilitation workshop. Work includes laying out a job and meeting the production schedule as concerns quantity and quality. This employee attends staff meetings and observes and reports on the progress of individual workers. Work at this level is characterized by responsibility for planning and organizing activities without close supervision and may involve personal responsibility for a significant phase of the workshop program.
Instructs workers in the handling of tools and machinery, maintenance of the workshop, prevention of accidents, and operations relating to the design, packaging, handling, and fabrication of products.
Inspects finished products to determine if quality standards are met.
Receives training in appropriate methods relating to supervising and training workers, behavior patterns of the mentally ill and mentally retarded and approaches to motivating workers.
Secures cooperation of patients in planned program of therapeutic production activities.
Assumes responsibility for housekeeping in the workshop area.
Attends staff meetings with professional workshop personnel and with staff approval, assumes responsibility for worker placement and orientation on specific jobs.
Under professional supervision, receives case data for information on abilities, skills, aptitudes, and limitation of patient; checks with nursing personnel to determine ward behavior.
Performs other related work as assigned.
(The following minimum qualifications will determine merit system eligibility and may be used to evaluate applicants for Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System positions not requiring selection from merit registers.)
Three years of experience in an industrial setting involving fabricating and assembling small articles; or three years of experience in a rehabilitation workshop or a training program for the disadvantaged, mentally ill, or developmentally disabled; and possession of a high school diploma or proof of high school equivalency.
Three years of experience as an Activity Aide, Education Assistant, or in an equivalent capacity in a mental health facility in the area of handicrafts, industrial arts, etc.; and possession of a high school diploma or proof of high school equivalency.
Please note that documentation that supports your eligibility (i.e. transcripts, employment records, etc.) may be required at any time during the application and hiring process. If you do not possess the minimum qualifications, please consider one of many other employment opportunities with the State of Missouri.
Do you possess the key skills which are considered essential for successful employment in this classification?
Working knowledge of processes required to fabricate and assemble small articles.
Working knowledge of the maintenance of tools and machines.
Some knowledge of workshop operations.
Ability to learn and understand the behavior of patient workers.
Ability to maintain standards of quality and quantity.
Ability to learn new skills related to assigned activities.
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