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Correctional Program Specialist (Residential Reentry Specialist) – Grand Prairie, Texas
Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System, Department of Justice
Job ID: 414236Start Date: 02/24/2021End Date: 03/10/2021
To be considered for the position, you must meet the following qualification requirements:
A PhD or equivalent doctoral degree; OR 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree; OR LL.M. if related.
Evaluation of Education: Major study—correctional administration, criminology, psychology, social work, sociology, or other fields related to the position. Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position.
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 also have 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 in developing policy, providing expert advice, supervising, and evaluating programs in correctional facilities.
Experience with security designations, custody classifications, performing case management functions, Central Inmate Monitoring System (CIMS) and the disciplinary process in contract facilities.
Experience in applying, maintaining and interpreting Residential Reentry policies to include ability to apply analytical and evaluation techniques.
Experience with the principles and standard practices of accounting which are necessary to manage, audit, monitor, and certify expenditures. OR
Combination of Education and Experience:
A combination of education and experience. This experience must have equipped you with the 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 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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