Bureau of Prisons: What's it like to work here?

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I love my job. My bosses and coworkers are incredibly supportive.

EmployeeWorked at Bureau of Prisons in Kansas City, KS at the time of review.

What I like

The HR staff are extremely helpful. When I needed time off for surgery, they ensured I filed the correct paperwork. They assisted in my leave scheduling so I did not lose my insurance or pay.

What I dislike

I can't think of any. We are the best in the business.

Suggestions for improvement

I would improve our physical location. However, there is nothing I would improve.

Company Culture

There is a tremendous sense of family and teamwork in our office. The culture is very positive and supportive of everyone.

Internal Communication

Orally and in writing.


The Employees club and our CEO have events to foster community.

Work-Life Balance

We travel a lot for work and that can make keeping a balance difficult.

Support from management

My bosses are incredibly supportive.

Freedom to work independently

We are very autonomous but have lots of support as needed.

Inclusive / Diverse

We have an Affirmative Employment Committee which hosts seminars and events to educate staff.

Gender Equality

Yes! All the top dogs are women.

Attitude towards older colleagues

We have an Affirmative Employment Committee

Office / Work Environment

We are housed in an old building in an undesirable past of the city.

Environmental Friendliness

Our building has recycling receptacles but we don't believe they actually recycle....

Workplace Safety

Safety is our business.

Company Image

I love my job and employee.

Career Development

There are many advancement opportunities.

Challenging Work

Some days are more challenging than other. Overall it keeps me busy, but I have the tools I need to do my job well.

Handicapped Accessibility

Overall compensation for your work

Job Security