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Custodian Supervisor I – Pelican Bay State Prison

$3,557.00 – $4,457.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: 2/14/2024

Job Description and Duties

Current State employees who do not meet the minimum qualifications for this classification may apply for this vacancy as Training and Development assignment.

Under direction of the Custodian Supervisor II, this position performs the required janitorial services; has direct responsibility for the management implementation of HFM. Training Programs performs site inspections and internal audits. Develops corrective action plan and communicates deficiencies. This position has direct supervisory responsibility over incumbents who have direct responsibility for work supervision, on-the-job training and regular work performance evaluations of at least two incarcerated individuals, also supervises incumbents who supervise incarcerated individuals.

To apply as a list candidate for the vacancy, you must first attain list eligibility by take the Custodian Supervisor I exam located at the link below.

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You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

Working Conditions

Persons appointed to positions in this class must be reasonably able to maintain sufficient strength, agility, and endurance to perform during stressful (physical, mental, and emotional) situations encountered on the job without compromising their health and well-being or that of their fellow employees or that of incarcerated individuals.  Assignments during tour of duty may include sole responsibility for the supervision of incarcerated individuals and/or the protection of personal and real property.  Persons appointed to the position in this class may be required to wear a personal alarm and carry a whistle while on the worksite.

  • Safety First – work daily with medical and custody staff to make sure all staff are safe as a priority
  • Changed Lives – help provide examples of how to behave on a work site and model the way for Incarcerated Individuals
  • Quality Products – be a part of a statewide program in all adult state facilities working towards providing an infection free and safe environment for medical staff and/or patient care
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Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Position Details

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Custodian Supervisor I – Pelican Bay State Prison


$3,557.00 – $4,457.00Per CCR 249.3, this job control may be used to fill subsequent vacancies.

Position may receive a $2,600 annual Recruitment and Retention (R&R) Bonus

Position may receive a $210.00 per month Institutional Worker Supervision Pay (IWSP) Differential

# of Positions:        1
Work Location:     Del Norte County
Telework:                In Office
Job Type:                 Permanent, Full Time
Work Shift:             Work Hours May Vary
Work Week:           Work Days May Vary

Department Information

The California Prison Industry Authority (CALPIA) is a self-supporting state agency that provides productive work opportunities and job skills to incarcerated individuals to reduce recidivism and increase public and prison safety.

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Pursuant to the Public Health Orders, masks shall be worn in accordance with local county requirements, CDPH requirements, and directives issued by CDCR and CALPIA. COVID testing may be required under circumstances determined by the department. Both institutional and non-institutional testing protocols are constantly evaluated and will be revised based on most current public health ordinances. CDCR and CALPIA shall continue to assess conditions and may be required to reinstate, as needed, higher levels of testing and mitigation strategies to limit the spread of COVID-19 within our work locations.

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Special Requirements

Upon a conditional job offer, the selected candidate will be required to clear live scan, a tuberculous (TB) test, and physical (if applicable).

This position is subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing pursuant to 2 CCR § 599.960.

Employment information on the STD 678 MUST be complete with hours worked, dates, duties and responsibilities, and contact names and phone numbers of supervisors. Failure to submit a completed STD 678 may result in you being screened out. Only the most qualified candidates will be invited to an interview. Please indicate the classification and position number in the ‘EXAMINATION(S) OR JOB TITLE(S) FOR WHICH YOU ARE APPLYING’ section of your application, failure to provide this information may result in elimination from the hiring process. Resumes are welcome but do not take place of the STD 678. Incomplete applications received may not be considered.

Employees new to CALPIA will be required to attend New Employee Orientation (NEO) prior to starting work within an institution or Central Office. NEO is 4.5 days (36 hours), and will be conducted at the Green Valley Training Center in Folsom, CA. New employees traveling 50 miles or more from their home address or headquarters location to attend NEO will receive a travel advance sufficient for meals, incidentals, and travel accommodations for the duration of NEO. Any questions or concerns regarding NEO training can be addressed during the interview process.

Application Instructions

Completed applications and all required documents must be received or postmarked by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered. Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.

Final Filing Date: 2/14/2024

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply. Individuals who are eligible for a Training and Development assignment may also be considered for this position(s).

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process. Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:

Address for Mailing Application Packages

You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:

Prison Industry Authority
Attn: Human Resources
560 E Natoma Street
FolsomCA 95630

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:

Prison Industry Authority
Human Resources
560 E Natoma Street
FolsomCA 95630
Drop off location is non-operational on weekends and holidays.
08:00 AM – 05:00 PM

Required Application Package Documents

The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
  • Resume is optional. It may be included, but is not required.

Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.

Desirable Qualifications

In addition to evaluating each candidate’s relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:
  • Willing to work evenings, weekends, and overtime.

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: None
Hiring Requirements for This Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: 20.52
    Maximum Hourly Wage: 25.71
    Salary: $3,557.00 - $4,457.00 per Month