Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 125-2-1-.01 - Responsibility

Current through Rules and Regulations filed through April 4, 2022

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 delegated.
(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.
(e) No employee shall be permitted to enter on or remain on duty if under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or any other judgment distorting element.
(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 respective institution.
(g) 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).
Rule entitled "Responsibility," filed as Rule 415-2-1-.01 on November 14, 1984, effective December 4, 1984, renumbered as Rule 125-2-1-.01. Filed June 28, 1985; effective July 20, 1985, as specified by the Agency. Amended: F. Dec. 14, 1990; eff. Jan. 3, 1991.

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