Correctional Officer resume example with 20+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 9XXX5
  • Administration Specialists in Management and Operations of company mission.
  • Occupational hazards and safety precautions
  • First aid and CPR certified
  • Excellent problem solver
  • Crisis management
Education and Training
Davenport University Grand Rapids, MI Expected in 05/2013 Bachelor of Science : Health Administration - GPA :
Villanova University Villanova, PA Expected in Six Sigma Greenbelt Healthcare : Heal - GPA :
Villanova University Villanova, PA Expected in 05/2014 : Six Sigma - GPA :
US ARMY Medical SPECIALIST School Ft. McCoy , WI Expected in : Medi - GPA :
Army Medical School Ft. Mcoy, WI Expected in 05/2002 Certification : Medical SPECIALIST - GPA :
Corecivic - Correctional Officer
Veguita, NM, 05/1992 - Current
  • Promoted safety, order and functionality of [Type] facility.
  • Assigned inmates to open and appropriate housing units.
  • Implemented defensive tactics and physical restraints to maintain safety and security of [Type] facility.
  • Promoted rehabilitation of offenders and maintained safety of staff and residents.
  • Supervised individuals ages [Number] to [Number] and managed cases in [Type] facility.
  • Applied non-violent response tools and physical restraint during problematic situations.
  • Supervised inmates during day-to-day activities.
  • Maintained appropriate control, security and well-being of youth at all times.
  • Enforced resident behavior management protocols and wrote incident reports for infractions.
  • Processed inmates by completing paperwork, conducting searches and recording fingerprints.
  • Employed de-escalation techniques, verbal commands and physical and mechanical restraints to address unruly inmates.
  • Completed [Type] protocols during emergency situations.
  • Monitored inmate behavior to prevent crime, escape attempts and other dangerous activities.
  • Detected potential threats and quickly defused conflicts.
  • Monitored daily activities to identify and manage suspicious behavior, improper conduct and signs of conflict.
  • Inspected cells and conducted random searches of common areas.
  • Maintained records and logs of man hours, materials and equipment used.
  • Verified warrants, conducted searches and fingerprinted inmates.
  • Informed inmates and visitors of rules, safety and security procedures and responsibilities.
  • Attended regular trainings and maintained appropriate certifications.
  • Maintained clear and open communications with all facility areas to support efficient and safe operations.
  • Transported inmates to and from work sites with optimal security procedures.
  • Contributed to treatment staffing team developing rehabilitative program for juveniles.
  • Signed in all visitors and completed appropriate visitation log forms.
  • Counseled juveniles on day-to-day reality oriented problems.
  • Supervised inmates during meals, visits, recreation, telephone calls and shower time.
  • Apprehended escapees safely while following proper techniques.
  • Instructed inmates on work details and transported to work sites.
  • Supervised meal distributions and observed inmates during meals.
  • Reviewed housing assignments and reassigned inmates when needed.
  • Maintained daily logs of shift activity.
  • Conducted internal security checks and distributed meals.
  • Maintained correct physical head count at all times.
  • Supervised activities of adolescents in residential setting.
  • Assisted in restraining violent and unruly inmates.
  • Received property from incoming inmates, provided receipts and inspected items for contraband.
University Of California - Medical Hospital Administrator
Agriculture And Natural Resources, CA, 08/2001 - 06/2013
  • Supervised team of pharmacy technicians, interns and support staff.
  • Directed daily operations at facility caring for more than [Number] individuals.
  • Supervised administrative staff of [Number] [Job title]s, delivering consistent coaching and mentoring to improve job efficiency.
  • Implemented new hire training to further develop skills and initiate discussions on task prioritization.
  • Created and maintained facility documents and records, maintaining accuracy while managing sensitive data.
  • Resolved conflicts promptly among physicians, nurses and other healthcare employees to keep workflows on task.
  • Participated in [Timeframe] meetings with department heads to discuss census information, admissions and discharges for residents.
  • Coordinated delivery of exceptional patient care by evaluating workflows and facilitating positive [Type] changes.
  • Recruited and hired intelligent clinical and administrative staff to bolster skills set of already talented team.
  • Worked closely with the store manager to maintain day-to-day operations.
United Technologies - Personnel Assistant
City, STATE, 07/1988 - 02/1991
  • Responded to questions and concerns of new hires.
  • Set up appointments, meetings and conferences for employees.
  • Provided clerical support in [Type] functions, including [Duty], [Duty], [Duty] and [Duty].
  • Provided director with monthly, quarterly and weekly reports.
  • Assisted in termination procedures.
  • Oversaw onboarding of new hires and processed [Type] and [Type] forms.
  • Executed HR department clerical duties such as filing, sorting and delivering mail and bookkeeping.
  • Performed customer service functions by answering [Number] phone calls daily.
  • Assisted with recruiting, background checks and reference checks.
  • Prepared [Number] new employee files and structured current employee files.
  • Spearheaded full-cycle HR processes including, advertising jobs, booking interviews, conducting hiring activities and interviews, investigating candidate backgrounds and orienting new employees.
  • Developed and maintained documentation for new hires, training materials and benefits.
  • Reviewed employee time sheets for accuracy and maintained accurate records in company system.
  • Led recruitment functions, including developing job postings, scheduling interviews and overseeing employee onboarding.

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School Attended

  • Davenport University
  • Villanova University
  • Villanova University
  • US ARMY Medical SPECIALIST School
  • Army Medical School

Job Titles Held:

  • Correctional Officer
  • Medical Hospital Administrator
  • Personnel Assistant


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Six Sigma Greenbelt Healthcare
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Certification

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