Correctional Officer (Correctional Systems Officer) Job in Mendota, California – Department of Justice



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Correctional Officer (Correctional Systems Officer) – Mendota, California
Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System, Department of Justice
Job ID: 417109
Start Date: 03/01/2021
End Date: 03/15/2021

Qualification Summary
To be considered for the position, you must meet the following qualification requirements: Education: GL-05: Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in any field leading to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. GL-06: Nine (9) semester hours or fourteen (14) quarter hours of graduate study, from an accredited school, in Criminal Justice, Criminology, Social Science, or another field of study related to the position such as law.OR Experience: GL-05: At least 3 years of full-time general experience, one year of which was equivalent to the GL-04 grade level, or one year of specialized experience. This experience must have demonstrated the aptitude for acquiring the qualifications required for correctional work, such as: Ability to meet and deal with people of differing backgrounds and behavioral patterns.
Ability to be persuasive in selling and influencing ideas.
Ability to lead, supervise, and instruct others.
Sympathetic attitude towards the welfare of others. GL-06: 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: Experience providing supervision, care and guidance to confined individuals.
Exercising sound judgment in making instantaneous decisions affecting life, well-being, civil liberties and property which cannot be reviewed prior to implementation and which may subject the decision-maker to legal liabilities, including personal sanctions.
Experience with the maintenance and accountability of Judgment and Commitment files.
Experience preparing or reviewing prisoner movement paperwork such as transfers, releases and state WRITS. 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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