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Correctional Officer (Correctional Counselor) – Lompoc, California
Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System, Department of Justice
Job ID: 123612Start Date: 07/17/2019End Date: 08/07/2019
To be considered for the position, you must meet the following qualification requirements:Education:There is no substitution of education for specialized experience for this position.Experience:You must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade level in federal service. To be creditable, this experience must have equipped the applicant with the particular qualifications to perform successfully the duties of the position.Some examples of this qualifying experience are:Experience in work such as police officer, mental health counselor in a residential facility, or detention officer.Experience in coordinating matters pertaining to inmate personal property and trust fund activities and involvement in the BOP Intake Screening Process and the Administrative Remedy process.Experience in demonstrating the knowledge of institution policies on sanitation and security.Experience in conducting individual and group counseling sessions.Medical Requirement:The Department of Justice, Bureau of Prisons has established the following medical requirements for Correctional Officer positions:The duties of these positions involve unusual mental and nervous pressure, and require arduous physical exertion involving prolonged walking and standing, restraining of prisoners in emergencies, and participating in escape hunts. Applicants must be physically capable of performing efficiently the duties of these positions, and be free from such defects or disease as may constitute employment hazards to themselves or others. The duties of a Correctional Officer are arduous; and sound health as well as physical fitness is required.If applicable, credit will be given for paid and unpaid experience. To receive proper credit, you must show the actual time (such as number of hours worked per week) spent in the activities.**Your eligibility for consideration will be based on your responses to the questions in the application.**
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