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Supervises the handling, storage and issuance of all clothing
items to the inmate population including initial issue.
Responsible for the supervision of the daily operation of large
capacity digital or computerized laundry equipment and the
preventive maintenance and repairs required to maintain equipment
in accordance with Bureau policy.
Maintains the central stock room of linens and uniforms from
which issues are made to inmates and departments.
Responsible for the preparation of clothing issue records to be
maintained on each inmate.
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 recurring basis.
Occasional travel - Travel may be required for training and/or
work related issues.
7305 Laundry Machine Operating
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
Applicants must have had sufficient training and experience to
show their ability to perform the duties of the position.
Qualifications will be determined by comparing your application
to the responses to the Applicant Assessment Questions against the
guidelines found in the Job Qualification System for Trades and
Labor Occupations, WS-7305 series.
To qualify for this position, you MUST meet the Barely
Acceptable level on both screen-out elements (Ability to supervise)
and (Aptitude for work with prisoners); receive at least one half
of the total possible points; AND you must furnish detailed
information on your resume to support your assessment responses to
demonstrate that you clearly possess the experience and skills to
successfully perform the duties of this position at the journeyman
level. Failure to specifically identify skills equivalent to a
journeyman in this field may result in your score being lowered or
in being found ineligible for this vacancy.
The screen-out elements are a critical self-assessment of the
applicants experience and are essential for satisfactory job
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.