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    Why work for the Federal Bureau of Prisons?

    You can have a meaningful career with an agency that truly values a diverse workforce. In our agency, you’ll find a diverse workforce employed from entry level jobs to senior management positions. We protect public safety by ensuring that federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, cost efficient, appropriately secure, and provides reentry programing to ensure their successful return to the community. Our employees at federal correctional facilities are "correctional workers first" and perform correctional work regardless of their specific occupation.

    Our long-standing culture of being a close-knit family sets us apart from other agencies - at the BOP you don't just get to know your co-workers, you make life long friends.

    We have many facilities located throughout the nation: 122 institutions, 6 regional offices, a headquarters, 2 staff training academies, and 26 residential reentry management offices.

    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.

    The representative rate for this position is $94,398 per annum ($45.23 per hour).

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    Responsibilities

    Incumbent serves as the manager of the Human Resources Office at a Bureau of Prisons (BOP) federal correctional institution. The correctional facility may consist of a penitentiary or high security/administrative maximum facility, major medical center, metropolitan correctional or detention center, federal transfer center, or correctional complex with a shared Human Resources Office.

    Incumbent is the primary advisor to the Warden in matters relating to the management of the human resources office. Primary responsibilities include local labor management negotiations, disciplinary and grievance procedures, staffing (recruitment, requesting certificates of eligibles, interviewing, and preemployment processing), workforce projections, career counseling, performance evaluation and incentive awards programs, time and attendance, leave administration, compensation, and employee development functions. Specific training functions will include the following responsibilities: local training, tracking mandatory training compliance and evaluations, the mentoring program, and the training needs assessment/annual training plan.

    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.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel may be required for training and/or work related issues.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    13

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    This announcement is open to the following:
    • BOP Employees Nationwide (Internal Employees/Agency Employees Only)
    • DOJ Surplus and Displaced (CTAP) Employees in the LCA.
    Duty Location: USP Big Sandy, KY

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/486378200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.