Welcome to the Federal Bureau of Prisons' (BOP) career opportunities web pages, where you can learn about BOP careers, the employment process, and current vacancies by using the links provided to the left.
We recognize that the Bureau's real strength is derived from our staff. The BOP "family" is a diverse, well-trained, and career-oriented team with the finest corrections professionals in the country. The Bureau has approximately 38,000 highly motivated individuals working in 118 correctional institutions across the country [Locate a Facility] and in a wide range of occupations. We encourage you to explore our web pages and consider a career in corrections with the Federal Bureau of Prisons.
We are always accepting applications for the following positions:
Actively Hiring: The BOP's standing register for correctional officer (CO) positions has reopened. These are accessible through USAJOBS.
FCI Aliceville (for females) is expected to come on line in the Spring of 2013. The low security institution and its satellite prison camp are located in the city of Aliceville in west central Alabama. Hiring has begun. Interested parties may read about employment options available in the Bureau by visiting the Careers section. To apply, visit USAJOBS and enter “Bureau of Prisons” as keywords in the “What” box.
BOP Jobs Video: View the video in its entirety or by specific job type:
How to Apply: Search USAJOBS for vacancies.