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The incumbent of this position functions as a Legislative Affairs Specialist for the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP). He/she ensures a smooth flow of accurate and timely information to and from the Director’s Office, between the various components of the BOP, with Congress and State Legislatures, external agencies, and the public. The incumbent participates in the coordination of Congressional activity with DOJ Legislative Affairs and is the primary contact for the BOP for telephonic Congressional inquiries.
Incumbent’s primary responsibility is to help ensure that Congress and departments and agencies within the Administration (especially Department of Justice components) work toward enactment of legislation that will have a positive impact on the BOP and toward to prevention of legislation that will have a negative impact on the agency.
Occasional travel - Travel may be required for training and/or work related issues.
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