Updated: October 12,
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AEO positions will be posted on the
USAJOBS website as they become available.
Transporting prisoners safely via aircraft
Conducting searches of prisoners/detainees
Applying and/or removing restraints
(handcuffs, leg irons, and waist chain)
Prisoner management to include:
-- Administering necessary medication
-- Responding to individual or group disturbances
-- Ensuring that all documents and official records are in order
Applicants must have one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the next lower grade which demonstrates the responsibility for transporting prisoners; conducting searches of prisoners/detainees; applying and/or removing restraints.
Applicants must be appointed prior to their 37th birthday.
All new AEOs are required to successfully complete a 3-week rigorous basic training program
conducted at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) in
The incumbent will be required to carry a firearm and maintain firearm
Some of the duties require physical stamina in resisting assault; in running long distances to
reach the scene of emergencies; in repelling or resisting intruders; in withstanding exposure to extreme weather conditions; in working alongside inmates in confined areas; sitting in airplanes for extended periods; and standing in a detention area for extended periods of
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