Religious Services Assistant
Department of Justice
Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System
- ##### Open & closing dates
05/15/2019 to 06/06/2019
GL 06 - 07
$48,405 to $66,083 per year
1 vacancy in the following location:
Milan, MI 1 vacancy
Relocation expenses reimbursed
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Supports the Chaplains, volunteers, and religious programming of all faiths in the institution or the Life Connections unit.
Maintains the records, ecclesiastical documents, materials, and other references for the institution's religious groups or Life Connections Program.
Assist in the preparation of devotional and religious educational materials and audio visual displays.
Work with the chaplaincy or Life Connections team to determine, develop, manage and maintain the logistical support requirements of the religious program.
Helps supervise day-to-day inmate activities, programs, security, and provides administration of the inmate pass system in the religious program area.
Performs clerical duties to include, typing, filing, proofreading, time and attendance, recording and transcribing meeting minutes as well as serves on the planning committees.
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.
Occasional travel - Travel may be required for training.
0303 Miscellaneous Clerk And Assistant
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:
*GL-06 and GL-07: *As a general rule, education is not credible above GS-05 for most positions covered by this standard; however, graduate education may be credited in those few instances where the graduate education is directly related to the work of the position.
NOTE: ALL applicants 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 preaccreditation status from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, Click Here
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, you will be required to provide an OFFICIAL transcript prior to your first day on duty.
*GL-06 and GL-07:* You must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade level in federal service. To be creditable, this experience must have equipped the applicant with the particular qualifications to perform successfully the duties of the position, and must typically be in or related to the position to be filled.
*Some examples of this qualifying experience are: *
- Experience maintaining department records, and assisting with ensuring program requirements and timeframes are met.
- Experience in the preparation of educational materials, to include audio, video, and literacy libraries.
- Experience with financial documentation to include purchase requests, coordinating orders, tracking shipments, and verifying order status.
- Experience with clerical duties to include typing, proofreading, correct punctuation, and ensuring proper grammatical format.
- Experience keying and submitting Time and Attendance records, to include proper use of codes and pay differentials.
- Experience in maintaining and controlling department records, documents and other materials, and assisting with ensuring program requirements are met.
- Experience in assisting with financial documentation, such as, maintaining and purchasing office supplies, tracking and verifying invoices.
- Experience in clerical duties, preparing and typing correspondence, to include ensuring format, grammar, spelling and correct punctuation.
- Experience in keying, submitting, and maintaining Time and Attendance and files, to include proper use of codes and supporting documentation.
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.**
See Qualifications Section for education requirements, if applicable.
This position IS included in the bargaining unit.
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 in