Quality Assurance Specialist Quality Assurance Manager Clothing and Textiles Unicor Job in MANCHESTER, KY

Vacancy No. Department Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System
Salary $52,285.00 to $79,586.00 Grade 09 to 11
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 1/12/2018 Close Date 2/5/2018
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Status Candidates

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)


  • Open & closing dates

    01/12/2018 to 02/05/2018

  • Salary

    $52,285 to $79,586 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 09 - 11

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time - Full Time

  • Appointment type



1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed

Yes Reimbursement is authorized for travel and transportation for this position.

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  • Duties



    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 $67,340 per annum ($32.27 per hour).

    Learn more about this agency


    This position is located in UNICOR at a Bureau of Prisons (BOP) federal correctional facility. The Quality Assurance Manager is considered a quality assurance expert in the industrial operations at this location and is part of the corporate quality assurance complement.

    The incumbent is responsible to develop, implement and maintain a formal quality assessment program in compliance with the quality assurance program statement and leads the continuous evaluation and investigation of quality trends, deficiencies and customer related problems and is responsible to develop and implement acceptable alternatives. Selects and trains inmates to carry out specific elements of the quality assurance program. Prepares and presents orientation programs, instructional materials, and briefings relative to quality assurance for internal use and external use by other government agencies.

    The QA Manager leads the continuous evaluation and investigation of quality trends, deficiencies and customer related problems and is responsible to develop and implement acceptable alternatives.

    The incumbent conducts complex technical studies of production processes, materials and equipment to determine causes of losses and quality deficiencies. Prepares reports recommending action to prevent or eliminate the causes.

    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.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Travel may be required for training and/or work related issues.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    This announcement is open to the following:
    • BOP Employees nationwide (Internal Employees/Agency Employees Only)
    • DOJ Surplus and Displaced (CTAP) Employees in the LCA.
    Duty Location: FCI Manchester, KY

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

  • Job family (Series)

    1910 Quality Assurance

  • Requirements
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