Correctional Officer (Senior Officer) Job in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico – Department of Justice



The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Justice. The opening is for a Correctional Officer (Senior Officer) in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!

Correctional Officer (Senior Officer) – Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System, Department of Justice
Job ID: 234077
Start Date: 03/24/2020
End Date: 03/31/2020

Qualification Summary
To be considered for the position, you must meet the following qualification requirements:Education:One full academic year of graduate education with major study in criminal justice, social science, or other field related to the position.ORExperience:You must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade level in federal service. This experience must have equipped the applicant with the particular qualifications and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, performing duties, such as, the supervision of individuals confined in a correctionalfacility, the application of rules and regulations relative to a correctional institution, or guiding lower graded correctional officers.Examples of occupations where specialized experience may have been gained: Correctional Officer
Detention Officer
Deputy Sheriff supervising inmates in a jail
Military Corrections (Brig, Internment/Resettlement Specialist, etc.) Some examples of this qualifying experience are: Providing supervision, care and security of inmates in a correctional environment.
Experience supervising inmates throughout the institution and providing instructions related to institutional procedures and sanitation.
Enforcing rules and regulations governing correctional institution security, inmate accountability and inmate conduct.
Experience with conducting various count procedures of inmates.
Experience working various correctional posts, assignments (such as Control Room, Rear-gate, Housing Units, etc.). 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 the number of hours worked per week) spent in activities.**Your eligibility for consideration will be based on your responses to the questions in the application.**

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