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Workshop Supervisor II

  • Workshop Supervisor II
  • What will I be doing?
  • Do I qualify?
  • Can I be successful?
  • Benefits
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Class Number: 
Exam Components: 
Non-Competitive Registration
Annual Salary Range:
$23,284.00 – $36,892.00
Twice-a-Month Salary Range:
$970.00 – $1,538.00
Pay Grade: 

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This is supervisory work in the operation of a rehabilitation workshop in a mental health facility.

An employee in this class manages day-to-day activities and operations of a major phase of a rehabilitation workshop program which may involve assembling component parts to form a product, packaging prefabricated products, reclamation of damaged or swap products, or performing services. Work involves overall responsibility for production processes which at any given time may involve several projects. Supervision is normally received from the Workshop Production Manager. Work is reviewed through conferences, reports, and observation in order to insure conformance with general policy and coordination of the workshop program with other phases of the total treatment program.

Job Duties

Directs Shop Supervisors in their supervisory role in the production of a particular product or service; may supervise patients in their work when it involves unusually complicated or difficult processes.

Exercises immediate control over maintenance of shop, tools, supplies, and equipment in the area to which assigned; is responsible for shop safety.

Develops jigs that provide for the routing or assembling of a specific phase of a job.

Trains, counsels, and evaluates workers assigned to the program.

Evaluates patient workers' performance on the job, counsels patients who are having difficulty; recommends changes in assignment.

Assists in the maintenance of inventories and the keeping of production and related records.

Maintains quality control of finished products to insure that they meet the specifications of the customer's contract.

Participates in staff meetings to discuss patient assignments and progress.

Performs other related work as assigned.

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(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.)

Five years of experience in an industrial setting involving fabricating and assembling articles, including two years of supervisory experience; or five years of experience in a rehabilitation workshop or a related crafts or industrial training program for the disadvantaged, mentally ill, or developmentally disabled; including two years of supervisory level experience; and possession of a high school diploma or proof of high school equivalency.


Five years of experience as an Activity Aide, or in an equivalent capacity in a mental health facility, in the area of handcrafts or industrial arts, including one year at the level of Activity Aide II; and possession of a high school diploma or proof of high school equivalency.


Two years of experience as a Workshop Supervisor I in an agency under the Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System.

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.

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Key Skills

Do you possess the key skills which are considered essential for successful employment in this classification?

Considerable knowledge of the principles and techniques of worker supervision, particularly as applied to a workshop in a mental health facility.

Considerable knowledge of production work processes and methods used in the fabrication, assembly and/or packaging of small articles.

Working knowledge of the maintenance of tools and equipment commonly used in workshops.

Working knowledge of the general principals of human behavior, including ability to apply this to patients in a mental health facility.

Ability to train and motivate subordinate staff and workers.

Ability to maintain production standards of quality and quantity.

Ability to recognize safety hazards and provide corrective action.

Ability to keep records and make reports.

Ability to assess progress of patient workers.

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