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    Our Mission: To protect society and positively change the lives of those in our care. You have a vital role in that mission. You are valued and trained to be prepared. You are rewarded beyond benefits with careers that offer endless professional potential and personal growth.

    Together, we are the Bureau of Prisons.

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    Responsibilities

    Provides supervision, care and correctional treatment of inmates. Incumbent is concerned with maintenance of institution security contributing to the health and welfare of the inmates and the promotion of good public relations.

    Enforces rules and regulations governing facility security, inmate accountability and inmate conduct to ensure judicial sanctions are carried out and inmates remain in custody.  From time to time, may be authorized to carry firearms and to use physical force, including deadly force, to maintain control of inmates.

    During institution emergencies or other periods of heavy workload or limited staff, may be required to work long and irregular hours, unusual shifts, Sundays, holidays and unexpected overtime. Information as to operations and procedures is provided by post orders, BOP program statements, local supplements, custodial manual, internal correspondence and staff meetings. Incumbent must be flexible and have a broad knowledge base to use own initiative in the resolution of problem situations.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    07

  • Job family (Series)

    0007 Correctional Officer

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