Correctional Officer (Min $10k Sign-on Bonus)
Company: Federal Bureau of Prisons
Posted on: September 16, 2023
Why work for the Federal Bureau of Prisons?To protect society
and positively change the lives of those in our care. You have a
vital role in that mission. You are valued and trained to be
prepared. You are rewarded beyond benefits with careers that offer
endless professional potential and personal growth.
Together, we are the Bureau of Prison.
A 25% of Initial Salary or $10,000 sign-on bonus (whichever is
greater) Recruitment Incentive for all eligible NEW Hire
Correctional Officer who must enter on duty no earlier than March
26, 2023, and NO LATER than September 24, 2023.
A 10% Relocation Incentive *Certain Locations Only. See job
announcement for more details.
A career with the U.S. government provides employees with a
comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your
family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to
make your federal career very rewarding.
Dental and vision insurance
Long-term care insurance
Flexible spending accounts
Early law enforcement retirement in 20-25 years
Paid time off, federal holidays, and sick leave
Duties of a Correctional Officer
As a BOP Correctional Officer, you're someone working to affect
change, inside the hearts and minds of inmates while building your
career. At the BOP, your job has greater impact-it shows how
working on the inside of prison builds a better society on the
You have the important mission to:
Enforce rules and regulations governing facility security.
Provide supervision, care and correctional treatment of
Drive maintenance of institution security, contributing to the
health and welfare of the inmates and the promotion of good public
Ensure inmate accountability and conduct to make sure judicial
sanctions are carried out and inmates remain in custody.
Ability to objectively evaluate situations and make sound
judgements. From time to time, may be authorized to carry firearms
and to use physical force to maintain safety and security of the
During institution emergencies, may be required to work irregular
hours, Sundays, holidays or unexpected overtime.
Incumbent must be flexible and have a broad knowledge base to use
own initiative in the resolution of problem situations.
Information as to operations and procedures is provided by post
orders, BOP program statements, local supplements, custodial
manual, internal correspondence and staff meetings.
At the Federal Bureau of Prisons, being a Correctional Officer goes
beyond the uniform and a set of keys. At more than 120 federal
prisons, our team of officers upholds the safety of our facilities,
our communities, and our country.
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