Correctional Program Officer (Residential Reentry Manager)
Department of Justice
Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System
- ##### Open & closing dates
08/27/2019 to 09/18/2019
$81,780 to $106,318 per year
1 vacancy in the following location:
Milan, MI 1 vacancy
Relocation expenses reimbursed
Yes Reimbursement is authorized for travel and transportation for this position.
Yes as determined by agency policy
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.
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The incumbent is a Residential Reentry Manager (RRM) for the Federal Bureau of Prisons. Under the general direction of the Assistant Sector Administrator (ASA) , the RRM assumes full responsibility for all duties and functions related to the Residential Reentry Management Branch, in his/her assigned judicial district(s). This position requires experience and a high level of professional skill and technical expertise in the areas of Correctional Management, Case Management, Contracting, Administrative Practices, and Residential Resources Development.
The RRM is the Bureau of Prisons' liaison with all criminal justice agencies in his/her territory, particularly the U.S. Courts, U.S. Probation/Pre-Trial Services, U.S. Marshals Service, and the U.S. Attorneys office. The incumbent must thoroughly understand and be able to interpret to others a wide variety of Federal statutes and procedures, as well as policies and procedures of the Federal Prison System. The incumbent must independently demonstrate flexibility and creativity in order to coordinate those activities for which he/she is responsible, as well as promote the philosophy of the Federal Prison Service.
25% or less - Travel may be required for training and/or work related issues.
0006 Correctional Institution Administration
Conditions of Employment
- U.S. Citizenship is Required.
- See Special Conditions of Employment Section.
The Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP eligibility, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) you are found well qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and score 85 or better on established ranking criteria. You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application. Additional information about CTAP eligibility is at: Click Here
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 demonstrating good judgment and decision making ability relative to programs and facilities through auditing, monitoring, and also in making designations for services.
- Experience in developing new residential resources, physically inspecting contracts and monitoring program elements.
- Experience in examining material on referrals from institutions and the Courts to determine the individual's probable needs and conditions for placement, such as employment, alcohol and/or drug abuse counseling, and mental health counseling.
- Experience in gathering social and criminal history data and requesting designations from the Regional Designator.
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.**
See Qualifications Section for education requirements, if applicable.
ONLY if education is a requirement/substitution for specialized experience, applicant MUST upload legible transcripts as verification of educational requirement. Transcripts MUST be uploaded and electronically linked from USAJOBS at the time you apply and MUST include identifying information to include School Name, Student Name, Degree and Date Awarded (if applicable). All academic degrees and coursework must be completed at a college or university that has obtained accreditation or pre-accreditation status from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, Click Here.
Foreign Education: For information regarding foreign education requirements, please see Foreign Diploma and Credit Recognition at the U.S. Department of Education website: Recognition of Foreign Qualifications
If you are selected for this position and qualified based on education (i.e. basic education requirement and/or substitution of education), you will be required to provide an OFFICIAL transcript prior to your first day on duty.