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.
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 outside.
You have the important mission to:
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.