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 incumbent is primarily responsible for the evaluation, monitoring and coordination of skill development and reentry initiatives, as well as volunteer program activities. The incumbent serves as the liaison with the local community and agencies to foster partnerships and develop resources that enhance the successful return of offenders to their communities. The incumbent serves as the liaison between the institution, the Regional Reentry Affairs Coordinator, and the National Reentry Affairs Branch (NRB). The incumbent coordinates efforts to establish effective multi-disciplinary community reentry and skill development programs. He/she evaluates and analyzes existing programs and program resources and recommends strategies to strengthen related programs. This involves identifying, developing outcome measurements for skill deficit areas and local programs, and ensuring consistency with national program standards as determined by the NRB.
The incumbent evaluates local programs to ensure measurements are developed and tracked to monitor skill enhancement. The incumbent researches programs to determine applicability to the inmate population and ensures resources and programs are centrally accessible. The incumbent identifies and analyzes related data and produces statistical reports.
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.