correctional officer resume example with 7+ years of experience

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

Correctional Officer with history of exercising sound judgment and reasoned thinking during crisis events. Develops strong rapport with residents and colleagues. Excellent command of detention center safety, security and emergency management protocols. Resourceful and dedicated Correctional Officer with motivational leadership, training and employee supervision experience. 1 year corrections and law enforcement experience.

  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Inmate behavior modification tactics
  • Criminal laws
  • Visitation Guidelines Understanding
  • Suicide Prevention Training
  • Safety and Security Enforcement
  • Restraint Techniques
  • Correctional Facility Procedures
  • Progress documentation
  • Meal Planning and Preparation
  • Care Plan Assessment
  • Medication Administration
  • Patient care
  • Case management
  • Physical and endurance training
  • Safety awareness
  • Fitness assessments
  • Sports Injuries Training
  • Exercise Planning
  • Team Leadership
  • Team Training
  • Gymnastics coach
  • First Aid and CPR
  • Defensive tactics
  • Effective communication
  • Inspections
  • Records maintenance
  • Body searches
  • Inmate transport
  • Officer training
  • Conflict management
  • Critical thinking
  • Good listening skills
Work History
09/2020 to Current Correctional Officer State Of Massachusetts | Off Of The Comm Of Probation, MA,
  • Made rounds at specified intervals and conducted head counts and roll calls.
  • Completed intake paperwork, fingerprints and searches.
  • Completed dorm sanitation and maintenance checks and reported results to management.
  • Received and accounted for personal possessions and determined inmate work assignments.
  • Observed behavior of residents individually and in groups.
  • Addressed inquiries from general public, other staff, inmates and visitors to resolve concerns.
  • Restrained inmates when disturbances required physical intervention.
  • Escorted inmates to and from cells, court, hospitals and medical appointments.
  • Conducted routine and emergency head counts.
  • Oversaw 200 inmates in correctional residential facility setting.
  • Built solid relationships with staff and residents to keep institution safe and secure.
  • Established positive working relationships and maintained boundaries with resident offenders.
  • Observed and supervised inmates throughout visits, meal time, recreation, phone calls and showers.
  • Received and inspected mail, property and funds from visitors on behalf of designated inmates.
  • Prepared, processed and maintained forms, reports, logs, records and activity journals.
04/2018 to 08/2020 Caregiver Senior Commons At Powder Mill | York, PA,
  • Kept close eye on client vital signs, administered medications and tracked behaviors to keep healthcare supervisor well-informed.
  • Helped clients manage money, pay bills and shop for groceries or personal items.
  • Recognized and reported abnormalities and/or changes in patients' health status to case manager.
  • Built strong relationships with clients to deliver emotional support and companionship.
  • Kept household areas clean and well-stocked, ran errands, managed laundry and completed weekly grocery shopping.
  • Supported clients with mental support and physical activities to accomplish quality of life and sustain needs.
  • Transported patients daily via wheelchair to and from rehabilitation and daily activities.
  • Kept patients mentally alert by entertaining, conversing and reading aloud to patients.
  • Maintained clean personal areas and prepared healthy meals to support client nutritional needs.
  • Worked to improve and enhance patient lives through effective and compassionate care.
  • Helped patients care for themselves by teaching proper, safe use of ambulation assistive devices such as canes or walkers.
  • Assisted clients with daily living needs, including bathing and personal grooming, to maintain self-esteem and general wellness.
  • Performed household tasks such as laundry, dusting, washing dishes and vacuuming.
  • Shopped for groceries regularly in order to keep house stocked with necessities.
  • Offered social support by transporting individuals to events and activities, in addition to medical appointments and shopping trips.
  • Cooked meals and assisted patients with eating tasks to support healthy nutrition.
  • Encouraged patients to participate in safe physical activity to help boost mood and improve overall wellness.
  • Reviewed patient progress to document effects of any prescribed medication.
  • Explained treatment procedures, medications and diets to inform patient and patient's family of care and progress.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Unpacked, sorted, counted and labeled all incoming medications to keep optimum inventory levels.
06/2016 to 08/2018 Sno Cone Shack Tropical Sno | City, STATE,
  • Enhanced operational efficiency by using slow periods to restock employee and customer supplies, including ice, condiments, utensils, napkins, trays and delivery bags.
  • Kept updated knowledge of menu and promotions, recommending specific items according to preferences and food allergies.
  • Promoted efficiency by removing empty dishes, glassware and silverware to shorten bussing times.
  • Kept register accurate through correct billing, payment processing and cash management practices.
  • Helped customers place orders, explained menu items and suggested appropriate options for food allergy concerns.
  • Greeted and maintained relationships with regular customers.
  • Helped customers complete purchases, locate items and join reward programs to promote loyalty, satisfaction and sales numbers.
  • Restocked, arranged and organized merchandise in front lanes to drive product sales.
  • Counted cash in register drawer at beginning and end of shift.
  • Answered questions about store policies and concerns to support positive customer experiences.
  • Kept all documentation and records accurate and up-to-date with latest data to prevent errors in processing or delivery.
  • Addressed internal supply problems head-on and developed creative solutions to prevent delays and missed targets.
  • Used time management and efficient cleaning methods to meet deadlines.
01/2014 to 04/2018 Ultimate Whirlwind Gymnastics Emily Morrison | City, STATE,
  • Implemented exercise programs and training strategies, which bolstered individual and team performance.
  • Promoted stretching, mobility work and proper form to help athletes safely build strength through diverse training methods.
  • Created effective practice schedules and secured required facilities and equipment.
  • Organized class and maintained office records for billing, accounts receivable and student progress.
  • Motivated athletes to become stronger, more agile and more effective through training habits and proper nutrition.
  • Actively participated in fundraising events, helping team bring in funds to pay for travel and other expenses.
  • Promoted good sportsmanship with competing teams on- and off-field.
  • Maintained fun-filled atmosphere with class participants while remaining professional and focused on achievement.
  • Prepared athletes for special competitions and tournaments.
  • Maintained equipment, facilities and inventory to avoid accidents, mishaps and damage.
  • Developed lesson plans and routines for individual students to meet personal goals and abilities.
  • Greeted all customers with smile and provided friendly service to professionally handle every need.
  • Set positive example for team members by providing high-quality, efficient service.
  • Trained other employees in customer service, gym safety and performance requirements.
  • Taught new team members correct procedures for all areas of operations.
  • Maintained current knowledge of all team position requirements.
  • Motivated clients to achieve their personal fitness goals through developing and modifying routines.
Expected in to to No Degree | College Of Western Idaho, Nampa, ID GPA:
Expected in 05/2018 to to High School Diploma | Nampa Senior High School, Nampa, ID GPA:
  • Certified Correctional Officer, Idaho Department of Corrections
  • USAG Certified Instructor of Junior Idaho Olympians, CPR, First Aid and AED certified, Kinder Accreditation Teacher, National Safety Certification. I dealt directly with customers completing administrative duties payments, advertising. I taught girls gymnastics/ cheer-leading levels 1-6 and boys level A, B & C.
  • Medication Administration Certified

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School Attended

  • College Of Western Idaho
  • Nampa Senior High School

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  • Caregiver
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  • Ultimate Whirlwind Gymnastics


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