Why work for the Federal Bureau of Prisons?
You can have a meaningful career with an agency that truly values a diverse workforce. You will find a diverse workforce employed from entry level jobs to senior management positions. We protect public safety by ensuring federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, and provide reentry programming. Employees at correctional facilities perform correctional work regardless of their specific occupation.
The incumbent supervises and trains inmate workers involved in non-supervisory electrical installation, construction, and maintenance work. The incumbent may be called upon to perform some electrical work due to security concerns or lack of skilled inmate workers. The incumbent must possess skill and knowledge in the operation and installation of complete wiring systems found in industrial complexes. Incumbent must have the ability to interpret and apply National Electrical Code, local codes, building plans, blueprints, wiring diagrams, engineering drawings and trade formulas. The work performed by the incumbent must be at or above the journeyman level in order to effectively train inmate workers.
Along with all other correctional institution employees, incumbent is charged with responsibility for maintaining security of the institution. The staff correctional responsibilities precede all others required by this position and are performed on a regular and recurring basis.
To be considered for the position, you must meet the following qualification requirements.
Applicants must have had sufficient training and experience to show their ability to perform the duties of the position.
Qualifications will be determined by comparing your application to the responses to the Applicant Assessment Questions against the guidelines found in the Job Qualification System for Trades and Labor Occupations, WS-2805 series.
To qualify for this position, you MUST meet the Barely Acceptable level on both screen-out elements (Ability to supervise) and (Aptitude for work with prisoners); receive at least one half of the total possible points; AND you must furnish detailed information on your resume to support your assessment responses to demonstrate that you clearly possess the experience and skills to successfully perform the duties of this position at the journeyman level. Failure to specifically identify skills equivalent to a journeyman in this field may result in your score being lowered or in being found ineligible for this vacancy.
The screen-out elements are a critical self assessment of the applicants experience and are essential for satisfactory job performance.
**Your eligibility for consideration will be based on your responses to the questions in the application.**