Correctional Officer Correctional Systems Officer Job in MINERSVILLE, PA

Vacancy No. Department Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System
Salary $48,059.00 to $61,573.00 Grade 08 to 08
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 11/21/2017 Close Date 12/13/2017
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Status Candidates
Locations:
MINERSVILLE, PA

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)

Overview

  • Open & closing dates

    11/21/2017 to 12/13/2017

  • Salary

    $48,059 to $61,573 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GL 08

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time - Full Time

  • Appointment type

    Permanent

Location

1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

Announcement number

SCH-2018-0001

Control number

484926200

  • Duties

    Duties

    Summary

    Why work for the Federal Bureau of Prisons?

    You can have a meaningful career with an agency that truly values a diverse workforce. In our agency, you’ll find a diverse workforce employed from entry level jobs to senior management positions. We protect public safety by ensuring that federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, cost efficient, appropriately secure, and provides reentry programing to ensure their successful return to the community. Our employees at federal correctional facilities are "correctional workers first" and perform correctional work regardless of their specific occupation.

    Our long-standing culture of being a close-knit family sets us apart from other agencies - at the BOP you don't just get to know your co-workers, you make life long friends.

    We have many facilities located throughout the nation: 122 institutions, 6 regional offices, a headquarters, 2 staff training academies, and 26 residential reentry management offices.

    In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 3307, a maximum entry age of 36 has been established for initial appointment to a position in a Bureau of Prisons institution.

    The representative rate for this position is $52,564 per annum ($25.19 per hour).

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    Responsibilities

    This position is located in the Correctional Systems Department at a Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) correctional facility. The Correctional Systems Department is a multi-faceted operation, consisting of Mail Room, Receiving and Discharge, and Records Office.

    This position involves a wide range of duties that require knowledge in the following areas: institution mail; postal regulations; the receiving and discharge of inmates; inmate bus movement; processing of writs; handling of legal documents to include the interpretation of judgments for filing detainers; Interstate Agreement on Detainers (IAD); locator center procedures; temporary and final releases; release paperwork; file archiving; certification of records; correctional security procedures; and contact with a variety of law enforcement agencies.

    Additionally, this position requires a general skill level in the areas of sentence computation, sentencing laws, court processes, and compliance with court directives in order to address inmate inquiries.

    Along with all other correctional institution employees, incumbent is charged with responsibility for maintaining security of the institution. The staffs correctional responsibilities precede all others required by this position and are performed on a regular and recurring basis.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel may be required for training.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    08

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    This announcement is open to the following:
    • BOP Employees in the local commuting area (Internal Employees/Agency Employees)
    • DOJ Surplus and Displaced (CTAP) employees in the local commuting area
    Duty Location: FCI Schuylkill, PA

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

  • Job family (Series)

    0007 Correctional Officer

  • Requirements
  • Required Documents
  • Benefits
  • How to Apply
  • Fair & Transparent

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/484926200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.


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