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Correctional Program Specialist (Supervisory Correctional Systems Specialist) – Littleton, Colorado
Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System, Department of Justice
Job ID: 220203Start Date: 02/26/2020End Date: 03/18/2020
To be considered for the position, you must meet the following qualification requirements:
GL-09: A Master’s or equivalent graduate degree; OR 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree; OR LL.B or J.D., if related.
GS-11: A Ph.D or equivalent doctoral degree; OR 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree; OR LL.M., if related.
Major study–correctional administration, criminology, psychology, social work, sociology, or other fields related to the position.
GL-09 and GS-11: You must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade level in federal service. 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.
GS-11 Only: 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:
GL-09: Experience answering inmate questions regarding sentence computations, WRITS, and detainers.
Experience providing guidance for correcting computed inmate sentences.
Experience in auditing and interpreting sentence computations or training Correctional Systems Officers regarding basic steps for sentence computation.
Experience in providing oversight for all functions related to the Mailroom and Receiving and Discharge areas and Records Office, to include admission and release, physical processing, bus movement, and final releases.
Experience in sentence computation, complex legal issues, legal confinement, mail management, records security and maintenance, court processes and data management.
Experience in providing oversight of inmate movement utilizing JPATS, BOP bus movements, coordination and preparation of transfer notices, federal and state WRITS, and Interstate Agreement on Detainers.
Experience and knowledge in the area of Federal and D.C. sentencing and experience in providing staff with interpretations of statutes and case law. GS-11: Experience in the intake and releasing systems, physical processing of inmates, prevention of the introduction of contraband, safeguarding and disbursing of inmate personal property.
Experience in judgment and commitment records maintenance to include archiving, reviewing sentence computations, security and control of records.
Experience in the coordination of prisoners’ transfer, oversight of data systems, and the maintenance of quarterly prisoner billings.
Experience in the oversight of inmate movement via the Justice Prisoner and Alien Transportation System (JPATS) airlift, BOP bus and/or van movements, to include coordination and preparation of transfer notices, Federal and state WRITS, and Interstate Agreement on Detainers (IAD) Act with appropriate agencies and proper accounting, maintenance and shipment of holdover and designated inmates, including personal and legal property and prison records. OR
Combination of Education and Experience: GL-09 and GS-11: This experience must have equipped you with the particular qualifications to perform the major duties of this position as described above.
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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