Correctional Program Specialist (Supervisory Correctional Systems Specialist)

Posted on Aug 02, 2021 via USAJobs

Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System, Department of Justice

Dublin, CA  |  #engineering #government


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.

To be considered for the position, you must meet the following qualification requirements: Education: A PhD or equivalent doctoral degree; OR 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree; OR LL.M., if related.

Major study – correctional administration, criminology, psychology, social work, sociology, or other fields related to the position.

OR Experience: You must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade level in federal service.

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 the intake and releasing systems, physical processing of inmates, prevention of the introduction of contraband, safeguarding and disbursing of inmate personal property.nExperience in judgment and commitment records maintenance to include archiving, reviewing sentence computations, security and control of records.nExperience in the coordination of prisoners’ transfer, oversight of data systems, and the maintenance of quarterly prisoner billings.nExperience in the oversight of inmate movement via the Justice Prisoner and Alien Transportation System (JPATS) airlift, BOP bus and/or van movements, to include coordination and preparation of transfer notices, Federal and state WRITS, and Interstate Agreement on Detainers (IAD) Act with appropriate agencies and proper accounting, maintenance and shipment of holdover and designated inmates, including personal and legal property and prison records.

OR Combination of Education and Experience:Have a combination of education and experience.

This experience must have equipped you with the particular qualifications to perform the major duties of this position as described above.

If applicable, 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.**

Deadline: 2021-08-04 (1 day left)
Salary: 78K-102K Per Year

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