Job Overview


Why is it Great to Work for the Federal Bureau of Prisons?

Do your career justice and consider a career with the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP). In addition to being regarded as a family and career-oriented agency, the BOP offers a broad range of exciting career opportunities in a work environment that promotes integrity, diversity, and professional development. With over 38,000 highly motivated individuals, the Federal Bureau of Prisons is one of the most unique agencies in the United States Department of Justice where each employee's day-to-day performance makes a difference.

Will the Federal Bureau of Prisons Pay for me to Move?

Reimbursement IS NOT authorized for travel and transportation for this position.

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.  If you are above the maximum entry age and have prior federal law enforcement coverage, you MUST submit an SF-50 to verify prior coverage.

Qualified Preference Eligible Veterans may be exempt from meeting the maximum age of 37. Please refer to the Required Documents Section for the appropriate documentation to submit to validate veteran eligibility.


The position is located at the Farm, Federal Correctional Institution, El Reno, Oklahoma. The purpose is to provide milk and milk products to institution in the South Central Region of the Bureau of Prisons. The incumbent supervises the institution's dairy operation which consists of dairy herd management, milk processing, packaging, and shipping. He/she is responsible for the overall day-to-day operations of the dairy herd enterprise. Trains and supervises approximately 50 inmate (30 to 35 per shift) workers and provides them guidance and direction in order for the work to flow as required to accomplish the assigned tasks. Responsible for the planning and assignment of weekday, weekend, and holiday work. Must provide sick and annual leave relief for other farm staff when needed. The incumbent shall have working knowledge of milk pasteurization and the ability to train and supervise inmate workers according to the Pasteurized Milk Ordinance. He/she shall ensure all milk products are produced in compliance with the Pasteurized Milk Ordinance (PMO) and the physical plant and equipment are maintained pursuant to the PMO requirements.
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.