Correction Officer Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Hardworking Correction Officer skilled in managing correctional functions and monitoring inmate behavior. Employs sound judgment and verbal de-escalation tactics to maintain order and prohibit dangerous situations. Skillfully detects contraband during cell searches. Steadfast, offering 7 years of comprehensive experience in providing care, custody and control of up to 3000 inmates in Correctional facility. Hardworking, confident and prepared to resolve conflicts tactfully. Skilled performing prisoner counts, responding to medical emergencies and screening visitors. Proficient in diverse security equipment operation, including metal detector, the wand xray machine. Committed Correctional Officer skilled in maintaining order by enforcing rules and regulations in prison and jail settings. Handles difficult inmates and high-pressure situations with sound judgment and reasoned thinking demonstrated.

  • Conduct Reporting
  • Control Room Maintenance
  • Contraband Searching
  • Facility Inspections
  • Firearms Training
  • Corrections
  • Inmate Population Control
  • Inmate Supervision
  • Head Counts
  • Public Safety
  • Inmate Transport
  • Security Checks
  • Emergency Response
  • Recreational Activities
  • Incident Reporting
  • Inmate Custody
  • Sound Judgment
  • Institution Security
  • Conduct Monitoring
  • First Aid Certification
  • Security Procedures
  • Inmate Rights Preservation
  • Equipment Operation
  • Activity Supervision
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Safety Precautions
  • Rehabilitation Methods
  • Practical Problem Solving
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Dedication
  • Firearm Safety
  • Restraint Techniques
  • Negotiation
  • Self-defense
  • Self-discipline
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Time Management
  • Rule Enforcement
  • Legal Code Knowledge
  • Decisiveness
  • Inmate Restraint
  • Rehabilitation and Counseling
  • Systems Monitoring
  • Safety and Security
  • Cell Inspections
  • Ethics
  • Trauma-Informed Counseling
Work History
03/2015 to Current Correction Officer County Of Racine, Wisconsin | Racine, WI,
  • Enforced regulatory compliance while managing visual inspections, work crew accountability, illegal substance checks, alcohol sensor testing and gate-locking procedures.
  • Supervised inmates during all activities and transfers to monitor compliance and implement corrective actions.
  • Patrolled [Number]-square foot facility and work areas to complete headcounts of inmates.
  • Routinely counted inmates and in response to potential security breaches.
  • Reduced escape attempts, crimes and other hazardous activity through close observation and situational awareness.
  • Authored incident reports for management on violations and discrepancies.
  • Oversaw and maintained custody of 1500 inmates in maximum security.
  • Received and processed inmates into custody of institution by searching prisoners and taking charge of personal property.
  • Inspected condition of locks, window bars, doors and gates to prevent prisoner escapes.
  • Maintained safety and security of staff and public by applying defensive techniques and physical restraints.
  • Examined incoming and outgoing mail to detect contraband.
  • Drove passenger vehicles and trucks to transport inmates to other institutions, courtrooms, hospitals and work sites.
  • Monitored radio transmissions between staff to respond immediately to directions and emergencies.
  • Streamlined operational efficiencies by effectively maintaining daily shift activity logs.
  • Conducted pat downs and strip searches of inmates and visitors to prevent contraband from entering facility.
  • Strengthened emergency response protocols by conducting emergency scenarios and quarterly drills and assessing resul
  • Effectively interacted with staff, offenders, visitors and public to maintain security within facility.
  • Documented prisoner identification, charges and inmate disturbance incidents.
08/2005 to 04/2013 Certified Teacher Amikids | Tallahassee, FL,
  • Communicated frequently with parents, students and faculty to provide feedback and discuss instructional strategies.
  • Planned and implemented integrated lessons to meet national standards.
  • Completed daily reports, meal count sheets and attendance logs.
  • Incorporated exciting and engaging activities to achieve student participation and hands-on learning.
  • Evaluated and revised lesson plans and course content to achieve student-centered learning.
  • Worked cooperatively with other teachers, administrators and parents to help students reach learning objectives.
  • Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Supervised learning groups of students in classroom stations.
  • Promoted physical, mental and social development using classroom games and activities.
  • Incorporated multiple types of teaching strategies into classroom.
  • Held conferences with parents to address questions, discuss academic progress and encourage learning goals.
  • Implemented creative ways to foster curiosity for complex principles through hands-on learning and planned activities.
12/2000 to 04/2003 Certified Nursing Assistant Promedica Senior Care | Montgomeryville, PA,
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Participated in fun group activities with patients to boost mood, improve overall memory and provide light entertainment.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Delivered individualized patient care by recording vital signs, documenting observations, administering treatments and evaluating patient needs.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Cared for residents in assisted living facility and delivered high-quality support to meet needs.
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure and blood sugar levels.
  • Maintained patient stability by checking vital signs and weight and recording intake and outtake information.
  • Provided care to patients throughout lifespan with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and culture.
  • Facilitated personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
Expected in 05/1993 High School Diploma | Vanguard High School, Ocala, FL GPA:
learn about history, take walks, travel, crafts

I enjoy learning about history from all eras, I like to travel to new places around the world, and learn about the history of that paticular destination.

I also enjoy crafts on my down time.

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