Program Manager (Operations Manager - UNICOR)
Department of Justice
Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System
- ##### Open & closing dates
07/05/2019 to 07/26/2019
$97,247 to $126,418 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.
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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Serves as an Operations Manager for Federal Prison Industries, Inc. (UNICOR), a wholly owned federal Government Operation.
Integrates the functional areas of Federal Prison Industries (FPI) as they relate to UNICOR products and their customers.
Manages the planning, administration, supervision, review and evaluation of an extremely varied combination of performance objectives to meet the customers' requirement.
Facilitates conformance of all functional areas to established requirements which enable FPI to meet the end users' delivery. Assignments may be complex in nature and may have multiple components requiring extensive engineering, prototyping, etc., and extensive customer interaction.
Plans for and establishes policies for developing and follow-through of all requirements whether self-generated or directed by FPI to meet customer requirements.
Evaluates the success of all aspects of tasks, as well as the continuing integration of the Functional Management process.
Ensures, to the maximum extent, cost effectiveness in the procurement of materials to meet the customer and Federal Prison Industries mutual goals in producing a product which is priced competitively.
Along with all other correctional institution employees, incumbent is charged with responsibility for maintaining security of the institution. The staffs correctional responsibilities precede all others required by this position and are performed on a regular and recurring basis.
25% or less - Travel may be required for training and/or work related issues.
1101 General Business And Industry
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:
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 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 developing and implementing functional area project teams to foster a product through the manufacturing process.
- Experience identifying and affecting systems to reduce manufacturing costs through fostering customers' needs through functional areas.
- Experience creating and implementing program checklists to ensure that no legal, administrative, contract administration, or other task is overlooked during the life of a project.
- Experience exercising oversight throughout an interactive process from concept request through delivery of the end items to the end user to ensure customer satisfaction.
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 NOT 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 institution.
The representative rate for this position is $106,971 per annum ($51.26 per hour).
Special Conditions of Employment Section:
Initial appointment to a supervisory/managerial position requires a one-year probationary period.
The incumbent is subject to geographic relocation to meet the needs of the agency.
Appointment is subject to satisfactory completion of a urinalysis, physical, and background investigation. All applicants are subject to National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and credit checks.
All applicants not currently working in an institution will be required to complete a qualification inquiry regarding convictions of misdemeanor crimes of domestic violence in order to be authorized to carry a firearm.
The Core Value Assessment (CVA) is an in-person assessment that must be facilitated at a Bureau of Prisons Human Resource Servicing office. On the day of the scheduled interview, a CVA will be administered. The applicant assessment must be completed within a 70 minute time period and a passing score must be obtained. Further employment consideration will not be extended if the applicant fails to complete the examination or fails to achieve a passing score. Note: The Core Value Assessment will not be administered to current BOP employees.
Successful completion of the "Introduction to Correctional Techniques," three-week training course at Glynco, Georgia is required.
The addresses listed on the USAJOBS account/resume must be the primary residence at the time of application. You may be required to provide proof of residence.
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