Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System, Department of Justice
Why work for the Federal Bureau of Prisons?nYou 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: Basic Requirements: Satisfactory completion of all the requirements for a doctoral degree (Ph.D.
or equivalent) directly related to full professional work in clinical psychology is required.
AND In addition to the basic requirements, applicants must have: Education: There is no substitution of education for specialized experience for this position.
Experience: At least one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade level.
To be creditable, this experience must have equipped the applicant with the particular qualifications to successfully perform the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled.
Some examples of the qualifying experience are: GS-13 Experience in the administration and interpretation of objective and projective assessment instruments including intellectual, personality, and neuropsychological assessment techniques.nExperience in evaluating and/or supervising the evaluation of inmates to assess competency to stand trial and/or the offender's responsibility for his behavior at the time of the offense.nExperience in formulating treatment program decisions, referring medical problems to the Medical Officer, and assisting in decisions to transfer inmates to a more appropriate or specialized facility.nExperience in appraising the attitudes, personality dynamics and overall level of adjustment of inmates resulting from participation in current institutional programs and/or from the implementation of new, demonstration and innovative projects.
AND Selective Placement Factor: Applicants applying for this position MUST also possess the following Selective Placement Factor.
In the event you do not possess the Selective Factor, you will be found ineligible.
Be a licensed Psychologist NOTE: ALL applicants MUST electronically upload a copy of psychology license at the time they apply to the announcement.
If applicable, credit will be given for paid and unpaid experience.
To receive proper credit, you must show the actual time (such as the number of hours worked per week) spent in activities.
**Your eligibility for consideration will be based on your responses to the questions in the application.**
How to Apply
Clinical Psychologist (Staff Psychologist)