FCI Herlong hosts Saturday, Aug. 5 hiring event

The Federal Correctional Institution Herlong in Herlong sponsors a Hiring Event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the first Saturday of every month from April 1, 2through Sept. 2, 2023 at the Staff Training Center, 741-925 Herlong Access Road, A-25; Herlong.

FCI Herlong is seeking to hire more than 30 correctional officers. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, FCI Herlong hopes to make a great impact on our community by offering an opportunity for individuals to have a rewarding career as a correctional professional.

The opportunity to apply is open continuously for some positions. The salary range for correctional officers is $57,808 to $70,679, which does not include shift differential, overtime and holidays. If eligible, there is a 25 percent recruitment bonus or $10,000, whichever is greater, as well as a 25 percent retention bonus after one year of service, if eligible.

A career at FCI Herlong offers job security and a multitude of benefits including law enforcement retirement in 20 to 25 years, a retirement plan that provides benefits from three different sources: a Basic Benefit Plan (immediate annuity), Social Security (supplement) and the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) similar to a 401k in which the agency matches the first 5 percent applied each pay period. To apply for a correctional officer and other vacancies, go to www.usajobs.gov. To learn of the many opportunities available, visit www.bop.gov. For specific job questions and hiring information, call or email the Human Resource Department at (530) 827-8000 ext. 4115 or 4118 or email HER-HumanResources-S@bop.gov.