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Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System Correctional Institution Administrator (Warden) in Memphis, Tennessee


This position is a career appointment in the Senior Executive Service (SES). Current federal civil services employees may apply. The civil service consists of all persons occupying an executive (including excepted service), judicial,or legislative branch position. Itdoes not include the uniformed services. Veteran's preference does not apply to the SES.



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  • Applications will be accepted from qualified, current federal civil services employees.MANDATORY TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS: To be qualified for this position, applicants must be able to show progressively responsible experience in a correctional environment which has demonstrated the ability to perform supervisory or administrative duties such as training subordinates in the specific duties related to their function in the institution, coordinating and directing operations and programs in a correctional setting, evaluating performance of institution operations and the effectiveness of programs in relation to the inmate population, and maintaining high standards and work objectives. This experience must have been gained through the direction or assistance in the direction, of an entire correctional program or major phase of a correctional program. Applicants must possess: (1) an understanding of the problems of custody (especially security), treatment and training of inmates; and (2) an understanding of a correctional program's internal policies, relationships with associates, representatives of professional organizations, staff in other law enforcement components, inmates and their family members, and staff in a variety of occupational series.- You must satisfactorily complete (or have previously completed) the 3-week Introduction to Correctional Training Techniques Program at Glynco, Georgia.- In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 3307, a maximum entry age of 36 has been established for initial appointment to a position in a Bureau of Prisons institution.- After appointment, you will be subject to random testing for illegal drug use.- You will need to successfully complete a background security investigation before you can be appointed into this position.- You will be required to travel occasionally for training and operational purposes.- Applicants for this position must pass a pre-employment medical examination.



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