- Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Prison08.Jul 2016
Support from management
Constant support and training
Everyone is trained for security first, then your job.
Freedom to work independently
Always a back up team.
Weekly meetings, annual week of refresher training, email, poster boards.
Attitude towards older colleagues
You must be under 37 to start. Mandatory retirement at 57 years old. 20 years to retirement.
Yes, there are career paths in most departments.
Overall compensation for your work
Earn 8 hours of vacation and 4 hours of sick time for every 80 hours of pay period. 10 paid holidays.
Office / Work Environment
Stay on your toes. This is a detention center, housing inmates going back and forth to court. Then out to a prison. We had very few asaults on staff during my 22 years there.
We have an active culture diversity committee. Monthly all staff lunch and learn training. Learning different foods and customs.
For correctional officers positions, they work around your schedule. 24 hour security required. Different schedule for different posts.
You are Federal Law Enforcement Officer, trained in weapons and hand & hand combat, and verbal confrontation.
You must pass the Glynco Academy school (local training prior to going) and annual refresher weapons firing range. Every effort is made to maintain staff. Verbal and written procedures, and staff assistance.
Must pass a background check.
You are trained, you are working inmates.
Inclusive / Diverse
Many different backgrounds needed, to communicate with the inmates.
Suggestions for improvement
- Upgrade computers.
What I like about the company
122 locations in United States and Porta Rico.
What I dislike about the company
Fear that inmates could hurt your family.
The following benefits were offered to me
- CompanyDepartment of Justice, Federal Bureau of Prison
- CityLos Angeles
- Are you a Current or Former Employee?Former job since 2010
- PositionC-Suite / Leadership