Correctional Program Specialist (Correctional Services Specialist) Job in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – Department of Justice



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Correctional Program Specialist (Correctional Services Specialist) – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System, Department of Justice
Job ID: 159233
Start Date: 10/07/2019
End Date: 10/29/2019

Qualification Summary
To be considered for the position, you must meet the following qualification requirements:
There is no substitution of education for specialized experience for this position.
You must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Specialized experience is directly related experience that included substantial involvement with a correctional program and provided a thorough knowledge of correctional techniques, or experience in meeting and dealing with people that demonstrated the ability to work effectively with inmates and associates in a correctional environment.
Experience must have also demonstrated the ability to perform supervisory or administrative duties successfully. This includes(1) understanding the problems of custody, treatment, training, and release of inmates of penal or correctional institutions;(2) a thorough and comprehensive knowledge of an institution’s internal policies, programs, regulations, and procedures; and(3) training subordinates, coordinating and directing activities and functions, evaluating performance of operations and the effectiveness of programs, and maintaining high standards or work objectives. This experience must have been gained in an administrative position, or in other positions that included the successful direction, or assistance in the direction of, an entire correctional program or a major phase of such a program.
Some examples of this qualifying experience are: Experience reviewing and analyzing correctional services operations at it relates to procedures and security requirements.
Experience evaluating controls within a correctional environment designed to meet security requirements, disturbance plans, inmate accountability, and other related areas related to correctional services.
Experience in developing policy statements, formal manuals, technical data sheets, proposals, and/or the evaluation of correctional services programs.
Experience in conducting complex investigations and a thorough knowledge of special investigative practices and procedures.
Experience in establish training and liaison services consistent with established policies, rules and regulations within a correctional environment for Correctional Services programs..
Experience utilizing Bureau of Prisons policies, United States Code of Federal Regulations, basic criminal law, administrative rules, court decisions, and quasi-criminal procedures necessary to apply disciplinary hearing procedures. 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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