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Director, Federal Bureau Of Prisons

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Department Of Justice Washington , DC 20319

Posted 4 months ago

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The BOP is the nation's largest correctional agency, with approximately 190,000 federal offenders housed in 122 federal prisons, 12 private prisons, and 178 community-based facilities worldwide. The Director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) is responsible for leading over 39,000 employees in the implementation of BOP's core mission.

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Responsibilities

The Director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons, under the general guidance of the Deputy Attorney General of the United States, directs the system-wide operations of the Bureau of Prisons. This includes, but is not limited to, developing a vision for effectuating BOP's core mission, developing a strategy to execute that vision, and effectively communicating that strategy to all BOP staff and to external stakeholders at DOJ, Congress, and the community. The Director will be responsible for implementing initiatives and driving forward policies consistent with its mission, while also maintaining safe, secure, and humane facilities.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status

Yes

Promotion Potential
00

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    0006 Correctional Institution Administration

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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

  • We must receive your application by 11:59 pm (EDT) on the closing date.

  • You must be a U.S. citizen to qualify for this position.

  • This is a resume-only application. Your resume must not exceed seven (7) pages to include the Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQs) and Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs).

  • You must submit to a drug test and receive a negative drug test result before you can be appointed into this position.

  • You will need to successfully complete a background security investigation before you can be appointed into this position. Entrance on duty is contingent upon preliminary completion of a security clearance.

  • Veterans' preference is not applicable to the Senior Executive Service.

  • You must meet all minimum qualifications to be considered eligible.

  • Only experience obtained by closing date of this announcement will be considered.

  • This position requires a Top Secret Clearance/SCI -- (Candidate must be able to obtain the required security clearance).

As a basic requirement for entry into the SES, applicants must provide evidence of progressively responsible leadership experience that is indicative of senior executive level management capability and directly related to the skills and abilities outlined under the Mandatory Technical Qualifications and Executive Core Qualifications.

The application process used to recruit for this position is RESUME-ONLY. The applicant must address the Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQs) and Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) within their resume. Resumes may not exceed seven (7) pages.

Copies of the Office of Personnel Management's "Guide to Senior Executive Service Qualifications" may be obtained via the Internet at http://www.opm.gov/ses/references/GuidetoSESQuals_2012.pdf.

Qualifications

We recommend that your resume emphasize your level of responsibilities, the scope and complexity of the programs managed, and your program accomplishments, including the results of your actions. You will be evaluated to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications required of the position and on the extent your application demonstrates that you possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities required of the Director, Federal Bureau of Prisons. Please be sure to give concrete examples of your experience and demonstrate the complexity of the knowledge you possess.

YOU WILL BE EVALUATED ON ALL OF THE FOLLOWING MANDATORY TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS (MTQ): Your responses to the MTQs should be embedded/addressed within your resume not to exceed seven pages.

MTQ 1. Demonstrated ability to safely and securely manage a large correctional, or similarly complex, environment. Relevant experience would include responsibility for supervision, training, and programming of incarcerated inmates and staff. Experience may have been gained in a variety of disciplines and in the public or private sectors.

MTQ 2. Demonstrated ability to address highly complex criminal justice, corrections, law enforcement, and other inmate confinement and treatment issues and programs, including advanced knowledge of the operating dynamics involved in working within a correctional institution.

MTQ 3. Demonstrated ability to plan, direct, implement and evaluate comprehensive law enforcement and regulatory programs in a correctional setting based on evidenced-based practices and a knowledge of laws, regulations and policies governing law enforcement and corrections.

IN ADDITION, YOUR RESUME MUST CLEARLY DOCUMENT AND DEMONSTRATE THE FOLLOWING EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS (ECQs) EVIDENCE WITHIN YOUR RESUME NOT TO EXCEED SEVEN PAGES:

Your demonstrated leadership ability and the evidence of the ECQs and MTQs must be clearly shown in your resume. A separate narrative statement will not be accepted.

ECQ1 - LEADING CHANGE. This core qualification involves the ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.

ECQ2 - LEADING PEOPLE. This core qualification involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.

ECQ3 - RESULTS DRIVEN. This core qualification involves the ability to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.

ECQ4 - BUSINESS ACUMEN. This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.

ECQ5 - BUILDING COALITIONS. This core qualification involves the ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.

Additional information on the Executive Core Qualifications can be found at http://www.opm.gov/ses/recruitment/ecq.asp.

Please refer to OPM's Guide to the Senior Executive Service Qualifications for more detailed information.

OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT (OPM) REVIEW AND APPROVAL: OPM is required by law to review the executive qualifications of each new appointee to the Senior Executive Service (SES) prior to appointment. Upon selection, candidate must submit a written statement addressing the five (5) Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) listed above.

Education

There is no minimum educational requirement for this position.


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Director, Federal Bureau Of Prisons

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