Arizona Department of Corrections

Safer communities through effective corrections.


(Program Project Specialist I)

Arizona State Prison - Florence

Arizona Correctional Industries (ACI)

1305 E. Butte Ave.

Florence, AZ 85132


This position reviews and analyzes current transportation needs and implements improved efficient methods and routes of delivery, while ensuring compliance with all state and Federal transportation laws.


  • Reviews and analyzes transportation needs and implements improved, efficient methods and routes of delivery

  • Ensures compliance with all State and Federal transportation laws

  • Coordinates shipments of goods and maintains logs and records

  • Dispatches multiple drivers and inmate work crews to delivery and pickup sites statewide

  • Monitors availability of fleet vehicles and assigns fleet as appropriate

  • Reviews routes to seek improvements in transit time and cost

  • Tracks and traces all shipments to ensure orders are delivered on time

  • Develops and implements metrics to determine carrier performance

  • Performs the duties of Transportation Supervisor and coworkers in their absence

  • Makes deliveries as needed

  • Drives on state business

  • Performs other duties appropriate to the assignment


Knowledge of:

  • Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Access)

  • Transportation and distribution systems

  • DOT regulations/requirements

  • Truckload operations including planning and coordinating loads for a fleet of vehicle ranging from pickups to tractor trailers

  • Fleet assigned, including available trucks and equipment, load securements, weight restrictions, fluid capacity and maintenance

Skill in:

  • Administration

  • Establishing and maintaining interpersonal relationships

  • Computer data entry

  • Readings maps and geographical orientation

  • Directing, guiding and providing navigation to drivers

  • Maintaining statistics, time studies, and reports

  • Alerting appropriate personnel of possible weather conditions which may affect transportation

Ability to:

  • Work in a prison environment

  • Learn and utilize technology

  • Multi-task

  • Remain calm in stressful situations

  • Perform duties with awareness of adherence to all department policies, procedures, best practices, and state and Federal laws

  • Supervise multiple employees and work crews simultaneously

  • Investigate and resolve complaints and incidents in a timely manner


At time of employment, requires possession of, and ability to retain a current, valid Commercial Driver’s License appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any required driver training in accordance with Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12.


  • Minimum of 3 years experience in the transportation industry with dispatching and logistic planning responsibilities

  • College degree preferred in transportation, logistics, or applicable field

  • Experience working in a warehouse or manufacturing environment with supervisory responsibility

  • Solid background in truckload operations, including planning and coordinating loads for a fleet of vehicles ranging from pickups to tractor trailers


Employment is contingent on the selected applicant passing a background investigation and a drug test*.


We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Sick leave

  • Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year

  • Health and dental insurance

  • Retirement plan

  • Life insurance and long-term disability insurance

  • Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance


Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS). Enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.

Current ADC Employees: Consult with your respective Human Resources Liaison if you are in a different retirement plan than the one indicated above.


Contact the ADC Employment Unit at (602) 255-2430 for assistance with the application process.

*We are committed to providing a drug and alcohol free workplace. ADC maintains Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) random drug and alcohol testing in accordance with state and federal regulations, including the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act, and the United States Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), as well as, statewide random drug testing for all employees in safety –sensitive positions.

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting the Employment Unit Manager at (602) 255-2430. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.

Post Date: 10/17/2016

Close Date: 11/07/2016


Grade: 18

Location: FLORENCE

Salary: 31,110.00-43,436.00