Job Overview


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.


The incumbent has responsibility for Judgment & Commitment files, sentence computations, release audits of computations, computation case audits, security and control of records, and initial inmate classifications for designations. Incumbent collects all necessary information from the US District Court, US Marshal Service and US Probation Office, or other authorities needed to request and provide designation, and compute inmates sentences.

Enters initial load data into SENTRY. Completes initial classification for designations to BOP institutions or contract facilities. Uses inmate classification documents and SENTRY to determine if Central Inmate Monitoring precautions need to be taken.

Incumbent conducts review, interpretation and classification of court orders relating to commitment and the related computation of release dates and parole eligibility. Also, reviews many other types of court issued orders relating to sentence modifications, appeals, and production orders. Verifies authenticity of legal orders, documents and correspondence.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Travel may be required for training.

Relocation Authorized

  • No