Efficient and effective direction and management of assigned
human resources shall be the direct responsibility of Wardens/Superintendents
and supervisory personnel at each level. Achievement of assigned objectives
within the framework of the law and pertinent directives shall be the criteria
by which accomplishment is evaluated.
(a) Each Manager, Warden/Superintendent or
supervisor, at whatever level, shall account for the achievement of all
assigned functions at his (her) and related subordinate levels. Certain
authority may be delegated, however, assigned responsibility is not
(b) Personal honesty and
integrity shall be required of all employees.
(c) Assigned duties and/or functions shall be
performed promptly and in accordance with methods and limitations prescribed in
the law and current directives consistent with allocated resources.
(d) All personnel shall be required to adhere
to applicable rules, regulations, policies, procedures and directives published
by the Department of Corrections and local implementing procedures promulgated
in consonance therewith.
employee shall be permitted to enter on or remain on duty if under the
influence of alcohol, drugs, or any other judgment distorting
(f) Any employee who is
contacted with an attempt to exert influence concerning a transfer of an inmate
from one correctional institution to another, or the status and assignment of
an inmate within a correctional institution must document and report such a
contact immediately. Documentation must include the name and address of the
person contacting the employee, and the reason for the contact. Contacts which
deal with the transfer of an inmate from one institution to another are
referred to Offender Administration. Contacts which deal with the status or
assignment of an inmate within an institution are referred to the Warden in the
Commissioner is empowered to authorize the development and admInIstration of a
drug screening program to test, for the purpose of detecting illegal drugs, any
applicant for employment with the Georgia Department of Corrections; and to
randomly or otherwise test current employees.
Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 125-2-1-.01
Ga. Constitution 1983,
Art. XI, Sec. I, Par. (b); Ga. L. 1956, pp. 161, 170; 1969, p. 598; 1956, pp.
161, 171; 1956, pp. 161, 174 (O.C.G.A 42-2-11); Ga. L. 1964, pp. 491, 492;
1970, pp. 318, 319 (O.C.G.A 42-5-53); Ga. L. 1972, p. 838 (O.C.G.A. 42-10-2);
Ga. L. 1972, pp. 1015, 1024; Ga. Constitution 1983, Art. I, Sec. II, Par. III;
Ga. L. 1975, p. 1218 (O.C.G.A. 42-5-12).
"Responsibility," filed as Rule 415-2-1-.01 on November 14, 1984, effective
December 4, 1984, renumbered as
Filed June 28, 1985; effective
July 20, 1985, as specified by
Amended: F. Dec. 14,
1990; eff. Jan. 3, 1991.