Career fair for jobs at Thomson Prison

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The Federal Bureau of Prisons is holding a career fair on Friday, June 25, for jobs available at the United States Penitentiary at Thomson.

The event will be held at Majestic Pines, 11503 3 Mile Road in Thomson, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

There are careers available for corrections and medical professionals with a starting salary of $43,495 to $49,508 and a 25% recruitment bonus. Correctional officers have a 10% retention incentive after one year of service.

Benefits include:

  • Competitive pay
  • Federal law enforcement retirement pension
  • Matching 401k
  • Full health benefits
  • Free fitness center
  • Vacation and sick leave

Applications can be started here using the keywords “bureau of prisons.”

Applicants are asked to bring:

  • Resume
  • Two forms of identification
  • Transcripts

Veterans may be eligible for accelerated hiring and should bring:

  • DD214 (member 4 copy) or Statement of Service
  • VA disability letter
  • VRA eligibility

Questions can be emailed to this address.

More information can be found at the Federal Bureau of Prisons website.

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