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USDOJ Federal Bureau of Prisons

Correctional Program Officer (Assistant Administrator)

USDOJ Federal Bureau of Prisons - Washington, DC

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.,educationRequirements:See Qualifications Section for education requirements, if applicable.,employmentType:FULL_TIME,hiringOrganization:Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System,jobLocation:[{@type:Place,address:{@type:PostalAddress,addressLocality:Washington,addressRegion:DC }}],responsibilities:The Assistant Administrator is in the Correctional Services Branch for the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP). The Assistant Administrator assists the Administrator in the development of policies, and plans, directs, and coordinates operations with Regional office Correction Administrators to provide services and training to meet BOP security, custody, and correctional programs mission requirements.,qualifications:To be considered for the position, you must meet the following qualification requirements:
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.
Specialized experience is directly related experience that included substantial involvement with a correctional program and provided a thorough knowledge of correctional techniques, or experience in meeting and dealing with people that demonstrated the ability to work effectively with inmates and associates in a correctional environment. Experience must have also demonstrated the ability to perform supervisory or administrative duties successfully.
This includes (1) understanding the problems of custody, treatment, training, and release of inmates of penal or correctional institutions; (2) a thorough and comprehensive knowledge of an institution's internal policies, programs, regulations, and procedures; and (3)training subordinates, coordinating and directing activities and functions, evaluating performance of operations and the effectiveness of programs, and maintaining high standards or work objectives.
This experience must have been gained in an administrative position, or in other positions that included the successful direction, or assistance in the direction of, an entire correctional program or a major phase of such a program.
Some examples of this qualifying experience are:

Experience in developing policy, providing expert advice, and evaluating program proposals in the area of Correctional Services.
Experience in developing and implementing Correctional Services policies to ensure purposeful treatment and custodial care of inmates throughout the Bureau of Prisons.
Experience in providing guidance, direction, and implementation instructions to field institutions to assure compliance with existing policy and procedures.

Credit will be given for paid and unpaid experience. To receive proper credit, you must show the actual time (such as number of hours worked per week) spent in the activities.
**Your eligibility for consideration will be based on your responses to the questions in the application.**

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USDOJ Federal Bureau of Prisons


Correctional Program Officer (Assistant Administrator) USDOJ Federal Bureau of Prisons - Washington, DC, United States


Location: Washington, DC