Interviewed at Federal Bureau of Prisons
Interview Details – Interviewed with HR and met with AW.
Interview Question – Name a time you were challenged, how did you outcome it, and what would you do differently. Answer Question
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 6 months - interviewed at Federal Bureau of Prisons.
Interview Details – Applications accepted on-line. A full background investigation including financial responsibility will be conducted. Applicant will have a panel interview. You must pass a 3 week training program at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Georgia - Firearms/Self-Defense and Policy.
Negotiation Details – No negotiations, based on the GS pay scale - law enforcement which is higher due to the locality increase.
I applied through other source and the process took a day - interviewed at Federal Bureau of Prisons.
Interview Details – Encouraging to promote from within.
Very Difficult Interview
I applied online and the process took 3 months - interviewed at Federal Bureau of Prisons.
Interview Details – Straight forward. Called in and interviewed asked questions about what I would do in stressful situations relating to prison and work. Really nice and supportive people. I feel that this was a place that really listened to me and gave me a job based on my performance, not thinking that I am a narcissistic prick.
Interview Question – Describe a way you have solved a problem Answer Question
Negotiation Details – None it is the federal government.
I applied online and the process took 3 months - interviewed at Federal Bureau of Prisons in December 2009.
Interview Details – Took forever to be invited for an interview - be patient. when you use usajobs.gov, do NOT use bullet points, the system freaks out
Interview Question – what would you do if you saw your captain being stabbed? Answer Question
Negotiation Details – set salary
I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Federal Bureau of Prisons.
Interview Details – panel
Interview Question – detailed questions on security issues Answer Question
Negotiation Details – not negotiable as it is based on documented years of experience
The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Federal Bureau of Prisons in May 2009.
Interview Details – Probably took 6 to 7 months from the submission of my application to the start date. Lots of red tape to work through. Entrance test was easy and consisted of writing a sample incident report, interviewers looks for grammar, spelling, and logic in writing skills.
Interview Question – What are the steps to take when a fight breaks out among inmates? View Answer
Negotiation Details – No negotiation, they have strict pay schedules.
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