correctional officer resume example with 2+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Approachable Corrections Officer focused on maintaining peace, security and safety within correction centers and federal prison systems. Extensively trained in crisis prevention and intervention and can adapt at being a calm force for callers while gathering details police and other first responders need to help resolve situations. Skilled in reading maps, understanding location details and providing relevant updates to people in the field.

  • Relationship management
  • Effective customer upselling
  • First aid and CPR certified
  • Evidence preservation
  • Visitation guidelines understanding
  • Ethical standards of conduct
  • Armory and key control
  • Trained in defensive tactics
  • Inmate rights
  • Booking procedures
  • Strategic planning and organization
  • Observation
  • Behavioral disorders familiarity
  • File and record maintenance
  • Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI)
  • Crisis management
  • Non-violent intervention
  • Excellent problem solver
  • Courtroom practices familiarity
  • State and federal laws knowledge
  • Occupational hazards and safety precautions
  • Restraint techniques
  • CCTV monitoring
  • Ingestion instruction
  • Documentation and reporting
  • Vital sign monitoring
  • Medication administration
  • Behavior redirection
  • Community activities
  • Care plan management
  • Knowledge of state regulations
  • Client documentation
  • Administering medication
  • Compassionate client care
  • Speech comprehension
  • Mentoring and coaching
  • Wound care proficiency
  • Charting
  • Team leader
  • BAC screen/drug screen collection ability
  • Patient care planning
  • Specimen collection and processing
Education and Training
Otterville High School Otterville, MO Expected in 05/2017 High School Diploma : - GPA :
  • Custody Basic Training Certification
  • Firearms Certification
  • Staff Sexual Misconduct and Harassment Certification
  • Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Certification
  • Institutional Staff Members Certification
  • Level 1 Medication Aide Certification
  • CPR/First Aid Certification
State Of Kentucky - Correctional Officer
Erlanger, KY, 11/2019 - 01/2020
  • Monitored daily activities to identify and manage suspicious behavior, improper conduct and signs of conflict.
  • Enforced resident behavior management protocols and wrote incident reports for infractions.
  • Supervised inmates during day-to-day activities.
  • Implemented defensive tactics and physical restraints to maintain safety and security of Moberly Correctional Center.
  • Detected potential threats and quickly defused conflicts.
  • Promoted rehabilitation of offenders and maintained safety of staff and residents.
  • 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.
  • Applied non-violent response tools and physical restraint during problematic situations.
  • Inspected cells and conducted random searches of common areas.
  • Assigned inmates to open and appropriate housing units.
  • Monitored inmate behavior to prevent crime, escape attempts and other dangerous activities.
  • Promoted safety, order and functionality of MCC facility.
  • Supervised inmates during meals, visits, recreation, telephone calls and shower time.
  • Maintained daily logs of shift activity.
  • Informed inmates and visitors of rules, safety and security procedures and responsibilities.
  • Maintained clear and open communications with all facility areas to support efficient and safe operations.
  • Signed in all visitors and completed appropriate visitation log forms.
  • Maintained correct physical head count at all times.
  • Supervised meal distributions and observed inmates during meals.
  • Received property from incoming inmates, provided receipts and inspected items for contraband.
  • Maintained records and logs of man hours, materials and equipment used.
  • Assisted in restraining violent and unruly inmates.
  • Reviewed housing assignments and reassigned inmates when needed.
  • Escorted prisoners to court appearances to protect everyone involved in proceedings and prevent escape.
  • Attended regular trainings and maintained appropriate certifications.
  • Transported inmates to and from medical and dental appointments, funerals, work details and court hearings.
  • Conducted internal security checks and distributed meals.
  • Completed MCC protocols during emergency situations.
Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises - Server
Rosemont, IL, 06/2017 - 05/2019
  • Recorded orders and partnered with team members to efficiently serve beverages.
  • Maximized team performance by training new employees on proper food handling, guest expectations and restaurant protocols.
  • Added special garnishes and other finishing touches to improve visual impact of plates and contrast or add flavor to dishes.
  • Completed opening and closing checklists, including emptying trash, safeguarding alcohol and polishing silverware.
  • Recommended daily specials, wine selections and desserts to guide patrons toward more profitable items.
  • Restocked nonperishables and other items, including condiments and napkins from inventory to keep pantry well-supplied.
  • Checked patrons' identification to ensure minimum age requirements for consumption of alcoholic beverages.
  • Managed closing duties, including restocking items and reconciling cash drawer.
  • Operated POS terminals to input orders, split bills and calculate totals.
  • Promoted desserts, appetizers and specialty drinks.
Tutera Senior Living - L1MA
Metropolis, IL, 10/2018 - 04/2019
  • Initiated oxygen and administered life-saving drugs in emergency situations.
  • Observed patient vital signs and medication reactions, reporting any health concerns or behavioral changes.
  • Organized and administered medications on clear schedules to help alleviate symptoms and optimize quality of life.
  • Pleasantly greeted patients and families and displayed enthusiastic, compassionate attitude, effectively establishing long-term professional relationships.
  • Monitored vital signs during medication administration to quickly identify any complications.
  • Maintained strong knowledge of medications and medical terminology through continued education and seminars.
  • Administered scheduled drugs, including Narcotics under direct supervision of licensed nurse.
  • Assessed patient needs in response to medications.
  • Maintained medication stock and performed cleaning of patient rooms and equipment.
  • Planned optimal meals based on established nutritional plans, including shopping for ingredients and cooking dishes.
  • Ran errands for clients and transported to appointments to maintain wellness and support daily living needs.
  • Dressed, groomed and fed patients with limited physical abilities to efficiently handle basic needs.
  • Provided mental and emotional support to keep clients happy and healthy.
  • Maintained patient hygiene by giving bedpans, urinals, baths and shaves.
  • Assisted patients with transitioning between beds, wheelchairs and automobiles, providing consistent and safe mobility support.
  • Monitored clients' progress to report necessary changes.
  • Facilitated games and other activities to engage clients and provide mental stimulation or entertainment.
  • Developed strong and trusting rapport with each patient to facilitate best possible care and assistance.
  • Assisted disabled individuals to foster independence while still closely monitoring safety at all times.
  • Assisted elderly clients with personal hygiene and other daily activities, including bathing, dressing and incontinence care.
  • Delivered high level of assistance in general household duties, which included cooking, meal prep and food shopping.
  • Managed various daily job tasks, including patient transportation and appointment scheduling.
  • Worked to improve patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.

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School Attended

  • Otterville High School

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  • Server
  • L1MA


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