Trust Fund Program Specialist (Trust Fund Specialist)
Department Of Justice
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Responsible for the implementation, administration, and coordination of Trust Fund programs and operations at the facility.
Primary duties encompass: Commissary services, Inmate Telephone services, Trust Fund Limited Inmate Computer System (TRULINCS) services, Inmate Deposit Fund services, Institution Warehouse services and Institution Laundry and Clothing Issue services.
Charged with development, implementation, support, maintenance and training for Trust Fund programs and operational areas, as well as for those areas outside the Trust Fund Department which benefit from the TRUNET system and its related applications.
Responsible for the TRUNET and TRULINCS Trust Fund systems and their associated applications.
Responsible for the administration, maintenance, and workflow in regard to budget, accounting, and procurement-related functions within the Trust Fund Department, including six cost centers.
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 regular and recurring basis.
Occasional travel - Travel may be required for training.
* Job family (Series)
0301 Miscellaneous Administration And Program
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
* U.S. Citizenship is Required. * See Special Conditions of Employment Section.
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To be considered for the position, you must meet the following qualification requirements:
GL-07: One full year of graduate level education or superior academic achievement.
GL-09: Master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B or J.D., if related.
NOTE:: ALL applicants 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
Superior Academic Achievement (S.A.A.) applicants MUST provide a transcript in order to be considered under S.A.A.
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 based on education, you will be required to provide an OFFICIAL transcript prior to your first day on duty.
GL-07 and GL-09: You must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. To be creditable, this experience must have equipped the applicant with the particular qualifications to perform the duties of the position, and must typically be in or related to the position to be filled.
Some examples of this qualifying experience are:
* Experience in working and operating Trust Fund network systems and associated applications, TRULINCS, TRUFACS, TRUNET, TRUWEB, TRUFONE, TRUPAID, etc. * Experience in interpreting and applying policies and procedures in accounting. * Experience using fundamental accounting principles. * Experience in performing financial management administrative functions such as budgeting, accounting and procurement related functions. * Experience in using automated financial systems, and reviewing and analyzing financial records.
* Experience in working with the Trust Fund network systems and system administration to analyze, resolve, troubleshoot, and report problems in the system. * Experience in providing administration and monitoring of TRULINCS and responsible for maintenance of the system and equipment. * Experience in providing guidance, technical assistance, training and resolving problems regarding Trust Fund programs.
Combination of Education and Experience:
GL-07 and GL-09: Have a combination of education and experience. This experience must have equipped you with the qualifications to perform the major duties of this position as described above. Only graduate education in excess of the amount required for the next lower grade level may be used to qualify applicants for the GL-09 grade level.
If applicable, 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.
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.