Correctional Officer (Correctional Systems Officer) Job in Minersville, Pennsylvania – Department of Justice



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Correctional Officer (Correctional Systems Officer) – Minersville, Pennsylvania
Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System, Department of Justice
Job ID: 305494
Start Date: 08/07/2020
End Date: 08/28/2020

Qualification Summary
To be considered for the position, you must meet the following qualification requirements: Education:GL-07: One full academic year of graduate education with major study in criminal justice, social science, or other field related to the position.GL-08: There is no substitution of education for specialized experience for this position at this grade level. OR Experience: GL-07 and GL-08:
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 qualifications necessary to successfully perform the duties of the position.
Some examples of this qualifying experience are:
GL-07: Experience in receiving and admitting newly committed offenders; to include proper disposition of personal property and funds.
Experience in mail handling procedures which may include maintaining logs to ensure accountability of mail services and special mail, and the processing and reviewing incoming mail, publications and various materials to determine acceptability under the BOP’s policy.
Experience in relaying information regarding receiving and discharge, and mail room operations to the inmate population.
Experience in running reports and verifying information via Sentry concerning inmates. Transactions may include clearances, histories, releasable information, etc. GL-08: Experience directly related to the various functions of the Mailroom and Receiving and Discharge areas; to include admission and release, physical processing, identification, coordination of prisoner transfers, security procedures, bus movement, final releases.
Experience in supervising large groups of inmates in preparation for bus or airlift operations. This includes coordinating and carrying out various functions (i.e., visual searching, fingerprinting, photographing).
Experience in carrying out the proper release of inmates who have completed their federal sentences; to include proper identification of inmates, review of clearances, fines, all forms of release paperwork, etc.
Experience in coordinating exchanges of custody with federal and non-federal agencies. 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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