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Verified Pay $46495 - $70679 per year
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location 11070 AL-14, Aliceville, AL 35442
Hamilton, Mississippi

About this job

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.


Recruitment Incentives:  


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.

  • Health Insurance 
  • Dental and vision insurance 
  • Life insurance 
  • Long-term care insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Early law enforcement retirement in 20-25 years
  • Paid time off, federal holidays, and sick leave


Duties of a Correctional Officer

As a FBOP Correctional Officer, you’re someone working to affect change, inside the hearts and minds of adults in custody while building your career. At the FBOP, 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:


  • Enforce rules and regulations governing facility security.
  • Provide supervision, care and correctional treatment ofadults in custody.
  • Drive maintenance of institution security, contributing to the health and welfare of the adults in custody and the promotion of good public relations.
  • Ensure adults in custody accountability and conduct to make sure judicial sanctions are carried out. 
  • Ability to objectively evaluate situations and make sound judgements.  From time to time, may be authorized to carry firearms and to use physical force to maintain safety and security of the facility.
  • During institution emergencies, may be required to work irregular hours, Sundays, holidays or unexpected overtime. 
  • Incumbent must be flexible and have a broad knowledge base to use own initiative in the resolution of problem situations.
  • Information as to operations and procedures is provided by post orders, FBOP program statements, local supplements, custodial manual, internal correspondence and employee meetings.


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.