Secretary (Captain's Secretary)
Company: Department Of Justice
Posted on: June 24, 2022
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.
Learn more about this agency
* Accepting applications
* Open & closing dates
05/24/2022 to 06/15/2022
$47,607 - $59,850 per year
* Pay scale & grade
1 vacancy in the following location:
* Tucson, AZ 1 vacancy
* Remote job
* Telework eligible
* Travel Required
Occasional travel - Travel may be required for training and/or work
* Relocation expenses reimbursed
* Appointment type
* Work schedule
* Promotion potential
* Job family (Series)
* Supervisory status
* Security clearance
* Drug test
* Announcement number
* Control number
This job is open to
* Internal to an agency
Current federal employees of this agency.
* Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)
Federal employees who meet the definition of a "surplus" or
Clarification from the agency
* BOP Employees in the local commuting area. --- DOJ Surplus and
Displaced (CTAP) Employees in the local commuting area. --- Duty
Location: FCC Tucson, AZ
Serves as a personal administrative assistant to the Captain and
provides clerical services for the Lieutenants.
Receives all incoming telephone calls directed to the Correctional
Handles routine inquiries from both staff and inmates, providing
technical assistance and answering questions regarding the general
nature of correctional services.
Establishes and maintains files for reports and statistical data,
as well as other administrative material.
Composes routine correspondence for signature of the Captain and
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
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
To be considered for the position, you must meet the following
As a general rule, education is not creditable above GL-05 for most
positions covered by this standard; however, graduate education may
be credited in those few instances where the graduate education is
directly related to the work of the position.
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 qualifications to
perform successfully 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 receiving telephone calls and visitors, handling
requests for information, processing incoming and outgoing
materials such as correspondence, reports and memoranda.
* Experience editing and composing letters and reports,
transcribing notes, and reviewing correspondence.
* Experience performing office automation duties using a personal
computer, preparing a calendar, worksheets, typing a variety of
documents such as letters, forms, schedules, meeting minutes, and
maintaining computer files.
* Experience scheduling and maintaining appointments, coordinating
meetings and conferences, making travel arrangements, and
performing time and attendance functions.
If applicable, credit will be given for paid and unpaid experience.
To receive proper credit, you must show the actual time (such as
the number of hours worked per week) spent in activities.
Your eligibility for consideration will be based on your responses
to the questions in the application.
See Qualifications Section for education requirements, if
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
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
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.
This position IS included in the bargaining unit.
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.
The representative rate for this position is $51,688 per annum
($24.77 per hour).
Special Conditions of Employment Section:
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.
All applicants not currently working in an institution will be
required to complete a qualification inquiry regarding convictions
of misdemeanor crimes of domestic violence in order to be
authorized to carry a firearm.
The Core Value Assessment (CVA) is an in-person assessment that
must be facilitated at a Bureau of Prisons Human Resource Servicing
office. On the day of the scheduled interview, a CVA will be
administered. The applicant assessment must be completed within a
70 minute time period and a passing score must be obtained. Further
employment consideration will not be extended if the applicant
fails to complete the examination or fails to achieve a passing
score. Note: The Core Value Assessment will not be administered to
current BOP employees.
Successful completion of the "Introduction to Correctional
Techniques," three-week training course at Glynco, Georgia is
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.
To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide
injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated,
depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal
Government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19
vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on
Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal
Employees. Federal agencies may request information regarding the
vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of
implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols
related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and
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. Opens in a new windowLearn
more about federal benefits.
Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold
and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittent.
Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the
If your composite score exceeds the average score for this job,
your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your
online assessment questionnaire responses and utilized to determine
whether you meet the job qualifications listed in this
announcement. If you rate yourself higher than what is supported by
your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or
you may be excluded from consideration for this job. If you are
found to be among the top candidates, you will be referred to the
selecting official for employment consideration.
There are several parts of the application process that affect the
overall evaluation of your application:
* Your resume, which is part of your USAJOBS profile;
* Your responses to the eligibility questions;
* Your responses to the online assessment questionnaire;
* Your supporting documentation, if required.
Time-in-Grade: Federal employees must meet time-in-grade
requirements for consideration. You must meet all qualification
requirements upon the closing date of this announcement.
What Competencies/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities are Required for
The following Competencies/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA's)
* Ability to communicate orally.
* Ability to compose non-technical correspondence.
* Ability to organize the workflow of clerical and administrative
* Ability to work with data on a computer.
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