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Federal Bureau of Prisons FCI Elkton Sports Specialist in Lisbon, Ohio

Responsibilities Designs and implements leisure-time activities in a correctional institution which primarily include individual and team sports such as weight-lifting, track, basketball, softball, flag football, etc.Plans the institution's sports program, to include intramural sports programs and tournaments, as well as additional activities made possible through available resources.Develops, improvises, and adapts the various recreational activities to the wide range of participant interests and needs, and must meet the limitation of funds, facilities, equipment, and volunteer and other staff support available.Schedules and publicizes tournaments and other sporting events, ensuring maximum effectiveness in attracting and motivating participants and in providing the widest possible range of activities in terms of interests and needs.Along with all other correctional institution employees, incumbent is charged with responsibility for maintaining security of the institution. The staffs correctional responsibilities precede all others required by this position and are performed on a regular and recurring basis. Qualifications To be considered for the position, you must meet the following qualification requirements.Education:Undergraduate and Graduate Education: Major study - physical education.GL-05: 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree.ORExperience:GL-05: You must have at least three years of general experience, one year of which was equivalent to at least the GL-04. Experience which provided knowledge of the physical and psychological factors in individual and team sports, and the nature, purposes and organization of recreational or competitive individual and team sports.Some examples of this qualifying experience are: *Experience which demonstrates knowledge of physical education specialist duties. *Experience in the following career fields of athletic director, administrator, or coach in an educational, community, or industrial sports program. *Experience in the following career fields of umpire, official, or manager of individual or team sports competitions. ORCombination of Education and Experience:GL-05: You may have a combination of successfully completed post-high school education and experience. This experience must have equipped you with the particular qualifications to perform the major duties of this position as described above.If applicable, credit will be given for paid and unpaid experience. To receive proper credit, you must show the actual time (such as the number of hours worked per week) spent in activities.**Your eligibility for consideration will be based on your responses to the questions in the application.** Education See Qualifications Section for education requirements, if applicable. 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 Here. 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 Qualifications. 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.