About the Agency
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.
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 serves as a Recycling Technician in the Environmental and Safety Compliance Department of a Bureau of Prisons (BOP) federal correctional facility. Under the supervision of the Environmental and Safety Compliance Administrator, the incumbent is responsible for all phases of recycling, solid waste collections, disposal programs, and environment regulations including maintenance of equipment and tools.
Incumbent provides inmates with training in all areas of recycling administration procedures and rates the performance of all inmates through preparation of performance evaluations. The incumbent supervises and trains inmates in the proper operation and maintenance of equipment such as the bailer, tractor, and forklift.
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.