Supervisory Correctional Treatment Specialist (Chief, Community Treatment Services)

Expiring today

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jan 13, 2022
Closes
Jan 21, 2022
Function
Executive, Chief
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Responsible for the development and operations of the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) community-based protocols for reentry, substance use, mental illness and sex offender treatment, and oversees the coordination and implementation of the entire community-based treatment program.

Responsible for the formulation, review, refinement and compliance assurance of Community Treatment Services programs.

Responsible for the development of budget request and allocation, management and accounting of all financial resources dedicated to community treatment services and social and rehabilitative programs nationwide.

Represents the BOP by serving as a liaison to, and/or coordinates activities with, U.S. Probation, Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, U.S. District Court Judges and the U.S. Parole Commission in the development and implementation of all community-based treatment for the BOP.

Prepares responses to congressional or judicial inquiries concerning community treatment related concerns, and oversees drafting of Executive Staff correspondence and legislation pertaining to reentry or community treatment programs in the BOP and community.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship is Required.
  • See Special Conditions of Employment Section.

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 eligibility, 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 score 85 or better on established ranking criteria. You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application. Additional information about CTAP eligibility is at: Click Here

Qualifications

To be considered for the position, you must meet the following:

Basic Requirements:

A. Degree: that included at least 24 semester hours of course work in the behavioral or social sciences.

OR

B. Combination of education and experience - that included at least 24 semester hours of course work in the behavioral or social sciences, and that provided applicants with knowledge of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a 4-year degree as shown in A above.

Evaluation of Education: Courses, such as sociology, correctional administration, criminal justice, government/political science, psychology, social work, counseling, and other related social or behavioral science courses may be used to satisfy the 24-semester-hour requirement.

Evaluation of Experience: Experience must have been gained in (1)casework in a correctional institution or in another criminal justice setting; (2) counseling in any setting, provided it required diagnostic or treatment planning skills to achieve specific social or occupational goals; or (3) work treating persons in need of social rehabilitation.

AND

In addition to meeting the Basic Requirements, applicants must have the following:

Education:

There is no substitution of education for specialized experience for this position.

OR

Experience:

You must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade level in federal service. To be creditable, this experience must have equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to successfully perform the duties of the position, and must typically be in or related to the position to be filled.

Some examples of this qualifying experience are:
  • Experience in directing staff in pre-procurement planning to help ensure comprehensive statements of work/technical specifications are developed.
  • Experience in applying knowledge of Federal contracting regulations, statutes, procedures and program objectives to determine the appropriate types of contracts and negotiation.
  • Experience in directing staff in post-procurement administering of contracts by assuring compliance with the Statement of Work.
  • Experience with ensuring acquisitions comply with legal, regulatory, and agency requirements. Proving input and recommendation concerning ongoing procurement initiatives, trends, recurring problems and recommended solutions.
  • Experience establishing internal policies, procedures, and controls and coordinates with other procurement officials and/or supervisors to ensure uniformity and consistency.

If applicable, credit will be given for paid any unpaid experience. To receive proper credit, you must show the actual time (such as number of hours worked per week) spent in the activities.

**Your eligibility for consideration will be based on your responses to the questions in the application.**

Education

See Qualifications Section for education requirements, if applicable.

ONLY if education is a requirement/substitution for specialized experience, applicant MUST upload legible transcripts as verification of educational requirement. Transcripts MUST be uploaded and electronically linked from USAJOBS at the time you apply and MUST include identifying information to include School Name, Student Name, Degree and Date Awarded (if applicable). All academic degrees and coursework must be completed at a college or university that has obtained accreditation or pre-accreditation status from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, Click Here .

Foreign Education: For information regarding foreign education requirements, please see Foreign Diploma and Credit Recognition at the U.S. Department of Education website: Recognition of Foreign Qualifications .

If you are selected for this position and qualified based on education (i.e. basic education requirement and/or substitution of education), you will be required to provide an OFFICIAL transcript prior to your first day on duty.

Additional information

This position IS NOT included in the bargaining unit.

The representative rate for this position is $138,856 per annum ($66.53 per hour).

Special Conditions of Employment Section:

Initial appointment to a supervisory/managerial position requires a one-year probationary period.

The incumbent is subject to geographic relocation to meet the needs of the agency.

Appointment is subject to satisfactory completion of a urinalysis, physical, and background investigation. All applicants are subject to National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and credit checks.

The addresses listed on the USAJOBS account/resume must be the primary residence at the time of application. You may be required to provide proof of residence.

Additional selections may be made if vacancies occur within the life of the certificate.

Current Federal Law Enforcement Employees:

Individuals selected who are under the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) or Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) and who have not had three years "primary" law enforcement retirement coverage, will not be covered by law enforcement retirement while in this position. To regain coverage, individuals must return to a position with "primary" coverage.

As required by Executive Order 14043, Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination. The agency will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request of the agency a legally required exception from this requirement.

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