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Correctional Officer (Senior Officer)

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Bureau Of Prisons Talladega , AL 35160

Posted 3 months ago

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Why work for the Federal Bureau of Prisons?

You can have a meaningful career with an agency that truly values a diverse workforce. You will find a diverse workforce employed from entry level jobs to senior management positions. We protect public safety by ensuring federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, and provide reentry programming. Employees at correctional facilities perform correctional work regardless of their specific occupation.

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Responsibilities

Provides supervision, care and correctional treatment of inmates and guidance to lower-graded Correctional Officers. Incumbent is concerned with maintenance of institution security contributing to the health and welfare of the inmates and the promotion of good public relations.

Enforces rules and regulations governing facility security, inmate accountability and inmate conduct to ensure judicial sanctions are carried out and inmates remain in custody. From time to time, may be authorized to carry firearms and to use physical force, including deadly force, to maintain control of inmates.

During institution emergencies or other periods of heavy workload or limited staff, may be required to work long and irregular hours, unusual shifts, Sundays, holidays and unexpected overtime. Information as to operations and procedures is provided by post orders, BOP program statements, local supplements, custodial manual, internal correspondence and staff meetings. Incumbent must be flexible and have a broad knowledge base to use own initiative in the resolution of problem situations.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Travel may be required for training and/or work related issues.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential
07

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    0007 Correctional Officer

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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship is Required.

  • See Special Conditions of Employment Section.

The Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP eligibility, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) you are found well qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and score 85 or better on established ranking criteria. You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application. Additional information about CTAP eligibility is at: Click Here

Qualifications

To be considered for the position, you must meet the following qualification requirements:

Education:

GL-06: Nine (9) semester hours or fourteen (14) quarter hours of graduate study, from an accredited school, in Criminal Justice, Criminology, Social Science, or another field of study related to the position such as law.

GL-07: One full academic year of graduate education with major study in criminal justice, social science, or other field related to the position.

NOTE: If you are using education to qualify, you MUST provide legible transcripts to receive consideration. Transcripts must include identifying information to include School Name, Student Name, Degree and Date Awarded (if applicable). All academic degrees and coursework must be completed at a college or university that has obtained accreditation or pre-accreditation status from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, Click Here. Transcripts MUST be received by the Consolidated Staffing Unit by the closing date of the vacancy announcement. (If you are selected for this position based upon your education, you will be required to provide an OFFICIAL transcript prior to your first day on duty.)

For information regarding foreign education requirements, please see the Recognition of Foreign Qualifications at the U.S. Department of Education website: Recognition of Foreign Qualifications

OR

Experience:

GL-06: You must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade level in federal service. This experience must have equipped the applicant with the particular qualifications and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, performing duties, such as, ensuring individuals confined in a correctional or mental health facility adhere to the rules and regulations; responding to domestic disturbances; or apprehending and arresting individuals violating the law.

Examples of occupations where specialized experience may have been gained:

  • Correctional Officer

  • Detention Officer

  • Police Officer

  • Border Patrol Agent

  • State Trooper

  • Sheriff

  • Park Ranger

  • Deputy Sheriff supervising inmates in a jail

  • Mental Health Residential Facility Worker

Some examples of this qualifying experience are:

  • Providing supervision, care and security of inmates and guidance to lower-graded Correctional Officers.

  • Supervising inmates in living quarters and instructing them

in proper housekeeping and sanitation.

  • Experience working as a Police Officer responding to domestic disturbances and issuing citations for law violations.

  • Experience in investigating crime scenes as a State Trooper.

  • Experience as a Mental Health Worker in a Mental Health Lockdown facility.

  • Enforcing rules and regulations governing facility security, inmate accountability and inmate conduct to ensure judicial sanctions are carried out and inmates remain in custody.

GL-07: You must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade level in federal service. This experience must have equipped the applicant with the particular qualifications and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, performing duties, such as, the supervision of individuals confined in a correctional facility, the application of rules and regulations relative to a correctional institution, or guiding lower graded correctional officers.

Examples of occupations where specialized experience may have been gained:

  • Correctional Officer

  • Jailer

  • Detention Officer

  • Deputy Sheriff supervising inmates in a jail

  • Military Corrections (Brig, Internment/Resettlement Specialist, etc.)

Some examples of this qualifying experience are:

  • Providing supervision, care and security of inmates in a correctional environment.

  • Experience supervising inmates throughout the institution and providing instructions related to institutional procedures and sanitation.

  • Enforcing rules and regulations governing correctional institution security, inmate accountability and inmate conduct.

  • Experience with conducting various count procedures of inmates.

  • Experience working various correctional posts, assignments (such as Control Room, Rear-gate, Housing Units, etc.).

Medical Requirement:

The Department of Justice, Bureau of Prisons has established the following medical requirements for Correctional Officer positions:

The duties of these positions involve unusual mental and nervous pressure, and require arduous physical exertion involving prolonged walking and standing, restraining of prisoners in emergencies, and participating in escape hunts. Applicants must be physically capable of performing efficiently the duties of these positions, and be free from such defects or disease as may constitute employment hazards to themselves or others. The duties of a Correctional Officer are arduous; and sound health as well as physical fitness is required.

Credit will be given for paid and unpaid experience. To receive proper credit, you must show the actual time (such as the number of hours worked per week) spent in activities.

Your eligibility for consideration will be based on your responses to the questions in the application.

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Correctional Officer (Senior Officer)

Expired Job

Bureau Of Prisons