federal prison http://nhpr.org en A Meeting To Help Fill 255 Jobs At Berlin's Federal Prison http://nhpr.org/post/meeting-help-fill-255-jobs-berlins-federal-prison <p>The new federal prison in Berlin still has plenty of jobs to fill and there&rsquo;s a chance next Tuesday to learn more about them.</p><p>NHPR&rsquo;s Chris Jensen reports.</p><p></p><p>With 255 jobs at the new federal prison still available a job fair is planned next Tuesday in Berlin.</p><p>Officials from the Bureau of Prisons will be answering questions,&nbsp; says Diana Nelson, with New Hampshire Employment Security.</p> Wed, 11 Jul 2012 15:03:57 +0000 Chris Jensen 8555 at http://nhpr.org Federal Prison In Berlin Hiring, Expecting First Prisoners http://nhpr.org/post/federal-prison-berlin-hiring-expecting-first-prisoners <p>After several delays the new federal prison in Berlin is getting closer to opening and hiring is underway.</p><p>NHPR&rsquo;s Chris Jensen has an update.</p><p></p><p>The first prisoners &ndash; about 50 minimum security inmates - could arrive at the federal correctional institute in Berlin as early as the end of August, says Judith Nichols, the prison&rsquo;s spokeswoman.</p><p>But that could be pushed back because there is still plenty of hiring to do.</p><p>&ldquo;We are looking to fill 341 positions. We currently have 86 staff that have been hired.&rdquo;</p> Wed, 11 Jul 2012 11:06:18 +0000 Chris Jensen 8531 at http://nhpr.org Federal Prison in Berlin Hiring Now, But No Guests For A Year http://nhpr.org/post/federal-prison-berlin-hiring-now-no-guests-year <p>The Federal Correctional Institute in Berlin probably won&rsquo;t get its first inmates for about a year but it has begun hiring, says Deborah Schult, the warden.</p><p>&ldquo;Right now our major focus is staffing, staffing, staffing,&rdquo; Schult said Friday night at the&nbsp;Androscoggin Valley Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner in Gorham.</p><p>The prison had been empty while awaiting funding from Congress, which came late last year.</p><p>&ldquo;Last year we had 16 of us on site. Now we have hired 32,&rdquo; she said.</p> Mon, 27 Feb 2012 20:39:54 +0000 Chris Jensen 2139 at http://nhpr.org Federal Prison in Berlin Hiring Now, But No Guests For A Year Talent Team: Helping Those Eager For Job At The Federal Prison http://nhpr.org/post/talent-team-helping-those-eager-job-federal-prison <p>Josh St. Onge spent about three hours working on a resume to apply for one of the new jobs at the Federal Correctional Institute in Berlin. Good thing he didn&rsquo;t just turn it in.</p><p>&ldquo;It was nothing close to what needed to be done,&rdquo; said St. Onge after getting help from the Northern&nbsp;New Hampshire Talent Team.</p><p>The Talent Team is a coalition of North Country groups working to help people interested in jobs at the federal prison with the rigorous and complex job application.</p> Tue, 31 Jan 2012 15:56:42 +0000 Chris Jensen 1622 at http://nhpr.org Talent Team: Helping Those Eager For Job At The Federal Prison