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Corrections Advisor
Offices, Boards and Divisions

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Closed
No longer open

Term NTE 4 years - Full Time

Overview
  • Posting Dates
    Open: April 14, 2016 ()
    Close: April 27, 2016 ()
  • Position Properties
    General Inspection, Investigation, Enforcement, And Compliance Series
    Internal Job Number: 16-ICI-TL-025
  • Organization Details
    Offices, Boards and Divisions
    Department Of Justice
  • Salary Information
    $128,082.00 - $160,300.00 Per Year
    82% above average

    Pay Band: GS-1801-15/15
  • Who Can Apply?
    United States Citizens
Position Summary

Consider joining the DOJ Criminal Division. One of seven litigating Divisions in the Department, the Criminal Division investigates and prosecutes complex criminal matters and assists the 93 United States Attorney Offices in investigations, trials, and appeals. In addition to its direct litigation responsibilities, the Division formulates and implements criminal enforcement policy and provides advice and assistance in sensitive areas of law enforcement; advises the Attorney General, Congress, the Office of Management and Budget and the White House on matters of criminal law; provides legal advice and assistance to federal prosecutors and investigative agencies; and provides leadership for coordinating international as well as federal, state, and local law enforcement matters. This position is located in the International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program (ICITAP). ICITAP works with foreign governments to develop professional and transparent law enforcement institutions that protect human rights, combat corruption, and reduce the threat of transnational crime and terrorism. ICITAP supports both national security and foreign policy objectives. ICITAP works in close partnership with the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Agency for International Development and the Department of Defense. These agencies fund ICITAP's programs.

Qualifications

To qualify at the GS-15 level, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience at, or equivalent to, the GS-14 Federal grade level. Examples of specialized experience include: comprehensive knowledge of corrections program management and operations as a commissioned and/or certified corrections officer at the senior management command level and demonstrated experience organizing, implementing, and evaluating correctional programs to include creation of improved methods and procedures and training of corrections personnel.

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • DIRECT DEPOSIT: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.
  • An in-person interview in Washington, D.C. may be required for this position prior to final selection. The cost of travel to the interview site will be the responsibility of the applicant unless otherwise stated. Reasonable accommodations requests will be considered on an individual basis as requested by a person with a disability. Declining an invitation to interview may remove you from further consideration.
Travel Required
  • 50% or Greater
  • The position may require travel up to 60 percent of the time.
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Duties

As a Corrections Advisor you will:

  • Provide advice and guidance on undefined issues and elements of correctional programs.
  • Develop correctional assistance plans designed to provide guidance regarding the improvement of corrections programs and associated activities for the safe humane detention/incarceration of prisoners within a host nation.
  • Develop and/or recommend new approaches in presentations at corrections forums, in specific briefings, in both formal and informal training provided to international law enforcement professional, and in articles and publications approved by the Department of Justice.
  • Communicate with a broad spectrum of individuals to coordinate, negotiate, and execute best practices and strategies to include senior law enforcement/senior corrections, investigative, training, and legal officials in federal, state, local and foreign governments.
  • Develop, establish, and maintain adequate processes for review of work products and processes to ensure technical and administrative completeness and accuracy.
  • Ensure that data and statistics are compiled, evaluated, and reported in order to measure effectiveness, impacts, lessons learned, and to provide performance based results.
Benefits
BENEFITS The Department of Justice offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation; sick leave; holidays; telework; life insurance; health benefits; and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees: http://www.usajobs.gov/EI/benefits.asp .
Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement to fill identical vacancies that occur subsequent to this announcement.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP). The ICTAP provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over candidates from other agencies for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority over other applicants who are not employees of the Department of Justice if: 1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and rate equivalent to the Highly Qualified or better category using established category rating criteria. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Additional information about ICTAP eligibility is at: http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp

The Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and rate equivalent to the Highly Qualified or better category using established category rating criteria. You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application. Additional information about CTAP eligibility is at: http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp

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