Prisons - Nationwide, United States
Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System
Department Of Justice
$95,468 to $124,106
03/20/2017 to 03/19/2018
Dental practitioner is responsible for diagnosis and treatment of difficult dental problems in a correctional environment. Assists in the coordination of the dental program, providing input regarding proposed modifications to operating procedures.Assists in establishing and maintaining quality control measures to ensure final product conforms to standards set forth by the American Dental Association, National Board for Certification of Dental Technicians and the Dental Service of the Federal Bureau of Prisons.Assists in the direction and coordination of production of finished prosthetic appliances in accordance with the requirements submitted.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.
- U.S. Citizenship is Required.
- See Special Conditions of Employment Section.
- Selective Service Requirement: Click Here
To be considered for the position, you must meet the following qualification requirements.
Education:Degree in dental surgery (D.D.S.) or dental medicine (D.M.D.)from a school approved by the Council on Dental Education, American Dental Association (ADA); or other dental school, provided the education and knowledge acquired was substantially equivalent to that of graduates from an ADA approved school.All qualified applicants will undergo a credentialing process prior to employment with the Bureau of Prisons. This process includes validation of medical examinations, education, internship and residency. Please submit these documents along with your required supporting documentation at the time you apply.
NOTE:ALL applicants MUST electronically upload legible transcripts as verification of educational requirement. 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 Here. Transcripts MUST be uploaded and electronically linked from USAJOBS to the Federal Bureau of Prisons Application site and MUST include identifying information to include School Name, Student Name, Degree and Date Awarded (if applicable). If you are selected for this position, you will be required to provide an OFFICIAL transcript prior to your first day on duty.For information regarding foreign education requirements, please see Foreign Diploma and Credit Recognition at the U.S. Department of Education website: Recognition of Foreign QualificationsAND
Licensure:Applicants must be currently licensed to practice dentistry in a State, the District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico.
NOTE:ALL applicants MUST electronically upload proof of current, active and unrestricted license to practice dentistry and proof of successful completion of a dental licensing examination at the time you apply. AND
Additional Requirements:Three years of professional dentistry experience and/or training equivalent to at least that of a Board eligible.Experience and/or training must be one of the following types:
- Post-licensure professional experience in the general practice of dentistry
- Approved internship training
- Approved residency training
- Graduate-level study in an accredited dental school
- Post-licensure professional experience in a specialized area of practice
- Other advanced study or training (outside a dental school or hospital) creditable towards satisfaction of training program requirements for Board eligibility
- Experience diagnosing and treating unusual dental problems.
- Experience providing dental therapeutics for the management of infection, pain, neuromuscular disorders, and apprehension.
- Experience conducting comprehensive emergency care and treatment planning.
- Experience treating and managing facial trauma including fixation of closed jaw fractures and identifying and referring more complicated damage.
- Approved internship; approved residency-Training in a hospital dental internship or residency approved by the Council on Dental Education of the American Dental Association.
- Graduate-level study: Either dental graduate study leading to an advanced degree such as Master of Science, or postgraduate(non-degree) dental school study involving a level of instruction comparable to that provided in a graduated degree program.
- National certifying board: An examining board in a special area of dental practice recognized by the Council on Dental Education of the American Dental Association.
- Board eligibility: Qualification for examination by a national certifying board as a result of having met the advanced training program requirements for a dental specialty.
MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS:Applicants must be able to distinguish shades of color.Credit will be given for paid and unpaid experience. To receive proper credit, you must show the actual time (such as number of hours worked per week) spent in the activities.**Your eligibility for consideration will be based on your responses to the questions in the application.**
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP). The ICTAP provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1)this vacancy is within your ICTAP 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 rate equivalent to the Highly Qualified category using established category rating criteria. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Additional information about ICTAP eligibility is at: Click HereThe 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 consideration, 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 rate equivalent to the Highly Qualified category using established category rating 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
Public Trust - Background Investigation
How to Apply
NOTE:Submission of a resume alone is not a complete application. This position may require the completion of additional forms and/or supplemental materials as described under the Required Documents section. Failure to provide the required information and/or materials will result in your application not being considered for employment. Claiming Veterans Preference? If yes, you MUST claim preference on-line during the application process and upload documentation to support preference claimed. Failure to claim Veterans Preference or provide supporting documentation may result in you not receiving appropriate consideration during the assessment process.Required supporting documentation MUST be uploaded and electronically linked from USAJOBS to the Federal Bureau of Prisons Application site at the time you apply. Documentation submitted via mail, fax, or email will NOT be accepted.
NOTE:Failure to follow these application procedures could result in the applicant losing consideration for this position.Paper applications: If applying online is impossible, please contact the BOP-Hires at the telephone number listed below, prior to the closing date of the announcement for the alternate application procedure.
Contact for Assistance in Applying On-Line:DOJ, Federal Bureau of PrisonsConsolidated Staffing Unit346 Marine Forces DriveGrand Prairie, TX 75051E-Mail: GRA-HRM/BOP-HIRES@bop.govPhone: 972-352-4200 How do I Apply for this Position if I am a Current Public Health Service Commissioned Officer?DO NOT SUBMIT AN APPLICATION ON-LINE AS A PHS APPLICANT.
- Submit a complete/detailed resume or curriculum vitae.
- Address selective factor, if required.
- Resume or curriculum vitae must contain all information listed in the Qualifications Section.
- Submit supporting documents (i.e. transcript, certification, registration, and/or license, if applicable).
How You Will Be Evaluated
Your application will be evaluated and rated under DOJ's Category Rating and Selection Procedures. Based upon your self-reported responses to the assessment questions during the application process, your application will be placed into one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified. Applications will be reviewed from the top quality category. Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed in this announcement. If you are found qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to the responses you provided on the online assessment questionnaire.
NOTE:Candidates within the top quality category and who are eligible for veterans preference will receive selection priority over non-veteran preference eligibles.If you are entitled to veterans preference, you should indicate the type of veterans preference you are claiming on your resume. Although veterans preference points are not assigned under the category rating procedures described under "How You Will Be Evaluated", veterans preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-veterans within each category for which they are qualified.In addition, qualified veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 10% or more are placed at the top of the highest qualified category as defined by category rating procedures.What Competencies/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities are Required for this Position?The following Competencies/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA's) are required:
- Ability to develop a treatment plan and determine the type of restoration and/or prosthetic needed to fulfill the patient's treatment plan.
- Ability to recognize dental diseases and provide appropriate professional treatment.
- Ability to instruct and counsel difficult patients on proper dental care.
- Ability to perform oral surgery.
The Department of Justice provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the hiring/servicing personnel office. The decision of granting a reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis. Selection will be made without discrimination for any non-merit reason such as race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
LENGTH OF ELIGIBILITY:Eligible applicants will remain on the inventory until the closing date of the vacancy announcement.
NOTE:This announcement is posted on a yearly cycle. The announcement will EXPIRE on the listed closing date at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. In order to receive consideration for the next cycle, applicants MUST reapply to the new vacancy announcement.
Special Conditions of Employment Section:Appointment is subject to satisfactory completion of a pre-employment and panel interview, urinalysis, physical, and background investigation. All applicants are subject to, and must satisfactorily pass all screening requirements in relation to National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and credit check.All applicants not currently working in an institution will be required to complete a qualification inquiry regarding convictions of misdemeanor crimes of domestic violence in order to be authorized to carry a firearm.The Core Value Assessment (CVA) is an in-person assessment that must be facilitated at a Bureau of Prisons Human Resource Servicing office. On the day of the scheduled interview, a CVA will be administered. The applicant assessment must be completed within a 70 minute time period and a passing score must be obtained. Further employment consideration will not be extended if the applicant fails to complete the examination or fails to achieve a passing score.
Note: The Core Value Assessment will not be administered to current BOP employees.Successful completion of the "Introduction to Correctional Techniques," three-week training course at Glynco, Georgia is required.This position has been identified as test designated. Incumbents will be subject to urinalysis testing under the BOP Drug Free Workplace Plan.
- Veterans' Preference Documentation: Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD-214 Member Copy 4); or other official documentation (e.g., documentation of receipt of a campaign badge or expeditionary medal). Veterans must also demonstrate that they have been discharged or released from active duty under honorable conditions (i.e., the individual must have received either an honorable or general discharge).
- If you are currently on active duty, a statement from the appropriate Branch Personnel Office containing the following information: Name, Rank, Branch of Service, Active Duty time, Projected Separation Date and type of anticipated discharge must be provided.
- If you are a disabled veteran, a Purple Heart recipient, or widow/widower of a veteran, the spouse of a disabled veteran or the parent of a disabled or deceased veteran, you MUST submit a completed Standard Form (SF) 15, "Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference", and the other required documentation identified on the reverse side of the SF-15 to support your preference claim. Documentation to support a disability must reflect the overall evaluation or percentage disability rating. Veterans must also demonstrate that they have been discharged or released from active duty under honorable conditions (i.e., the individual must have received either an honorable or general discharge).
- Resume showing relevant experience.
- In order to receive credit for experience contained in an uploaded resume, your employment history must be documented in month/year format (MM/YYYY), reflecting starting date and ending date and include the number of hours worked per week. Failure to follow this format may result in disqualification.
- Proof of license to practice dentistry.
- Proof of successful completion of a dental licensing examination.
- A college transcript which includes the School Name, Student Name, Degree and Date Awarded. (Note: If you are selected for this position, official transcript(s) will be required prior to your first day).
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
Department Of Justice
Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System
AddressJUSTICE, BUREAU OF PRISONS Consolidated Staffing Unit 346 Marine Forces Drive Grand Prairie TX US
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