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.


Incumbent serves as the coordinator for the nationwide Labor Management Relations program within the Bureau of Prisons (BOP). Incumbent is a principal member and ordinarily the Chief Negotiator for the national management team in the negotiation of all national labor agreements, Memoranda of Understanding, and policy issuances within the BOP.
Incumbent has continuing responsibility to assure compliance with the Master Agreement in accordance with the interest and spirit of the Federal Service Labor Management Relations Statute, as promulgated by Congress and the US Office of Personnel Management. Develops management's initial position on all issues appropriate for negotiation in preparation for collective bargaining sessions or informal negotiation with Council of Prison Locals. Incumbent conducts pre-negotiation conferences with all other members of the management negotiating team to discuss options where appropriate and then to firm up a final position on behalf of management.
Incumbent consults with institution management and correctional program specialist to determine the most desirable agreement provisions to be obtained. In formulating proposals, the incumbent balances the needs of the correctional environment with the needs and aspiration of the union. Incumbent is tasked with ensuring the agency's goals and objectives are achieved.