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The incumbent serves as the Case Management Coordinator (CMC) at a Bureau of Prisons (BOP) federal correctional institution. The incumbent assists the institution's administration by maintaining a current knowledge of available correctional programs techniques and resources, which includes the areas of case/unit/correctional systems management, in order to provide technically accurate assistance, guidance and information to staff concerning local correctional programs policies in the institution.
Incumbent develops and issues local program policies and procedures as required which includes the formulation of institution supplements to ensure BOP policies are properly implemented at the institutional level in the areas of case/unit/ and correctional systems management.
Along with all other correctional institution employees, incumbent is charged with responsibility for maintaining security of the institution. The staff correctional responsibilities precede all others required by this position and are performed on a regular and recurring basis.
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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
To be considered for the position, you must meet the following:
A. Degree: that included at least 24 semester hours of course work in the behavioral or social sciences.
B. Combination of education and experience - that included at least 24 semester hours of course work in the behavioral or social sciences, and that provided applicants with knowledge of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a 4-year degree as shown in A above.
Evaluation of Education
Evaluation of Experience
In addition to meeting the basic requirements all applicants must meet the following:
There is no substitution of education for specialized experience for this position.
You must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. To be creditable, this experience must have equipped the applicant with the particular qualifications to perform successfully the duties of the position, and must typically be in or related to the position to be filled.
Some examples of this qualifying experience are:
Knowledge of correctional treatment and correctional systems management philosophies, management techniques, and security requirements.
Experience in correctional systems management (e.g., inmate admission and release systems; physical processing of inmates, prevention of the introduction of contraband, judgment and commitment records, and coordination of transfers).
Experience assisting with monitoring classification teams and victim/witness and financial responsibility programs to ensure compliance with policy requirements.
Experience participating in internal audits of case management and correctional systems programs in order to assess policy compliance.
Experience assisting in the development of local program policies and procedures.
If applicable, credit will be given for paid and unpaid work experience. To receive proper credit, you must show the actual time (week) spent in the activities.
Your eligibility for consideration will be based on your responses to the questions in the application.
See Qualifications Section for education requirements, if applicable.
ONLY if education is a requirement/substitution for specialized experience, applicant MUST upload legible transcripts as verification of educational requirement. Transcripts MUST be uploaded and electronically linked from USAJOBS at the time you apply and 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.
Foreign Education: For information regarding foreign education requirements, please see Foreign Diploma and Credit Recognition at the U.S. Department of Education website: Recognition of Foreign Qualifications.
If you are selected for this position and qualified based on education (i.e. basic education requirement and/or substitution of education), you will be required to provide an OFFICIAL transcript prior to your first day on duty.
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