Correctional Officer Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

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 over [Number]-year industry history. Safety-oriented Correctional Officer with more than [Number] years in maximum and medium security facilities. Extensively trained in defensive tactics and suicide prevention. Focused Correctional Officer offering [Number]-year history of monitoring high-volume correctional facilities to maintain safety and order. Extensive experience in inmate restraints and searches. Proven success enforcing facility policies and reducing inmate altercations. Resourceful and dedicated [Job Title] with motivational leadership, training and employee supervision experience. [Number] years in corrections and law enforcement. Correctional Officer with history of exercising sound judgment and reasoned thinking during crisis events. Develops strong rapport with prisoners and colleagues. Excellent command of detention center safety, security and emergency management protocols. Correctional Officer offering [Number]-year history in corrections with superior record of defusing high-pressure situations with sound judgment and effective conflict resolution. Monitors and manages inmate behavior with focus maintaining order and proactively addressing potential conflicts. Youth Counselor skilled in mentoring and guiding youth struggling with behavioral and mental health disorders, as well as pending criminal cases. Strong knowledge of crisis intervention and suicide prevention tactics. Hardworking [Job Title] 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. [Job Title] with over [Number] years of successful experience in [Skill] and [Skill]. Recognized consistently for performance excellence and contributions to success in [Industry] industry. Strengths in [Skill] and [Skill] backed by training in [Area of study]. Multi-talented [Job Title] consistently rewarded for success in planning and operational improvements. Experience in policy development and staff management procedures positively impacting overall morale and productivity. Enthusiastic [Job Title] eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of [Task] and [Task] and training in [Skill]. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in [Industry]. Senior [Job Title] and outstanding performer in [Skill] and [Skill] within [Industry]. Proven success in leadership, operational excellence and organizational development with keen understanding of elements of [Type] business. Recognized for inspiring management team members to excel and encouraging creative work environments. Experienced [Job Title] with over [Number] years of experience in [Industry]. Excellent reputation for resolving problems, improving customer satisfaction, and driving overall operational improvements. Consistently saved costs while increasing profits.

  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Criminal laws
  • Inmate behavior modification tactics
  • Visitation Guidelines Understanding
  • Search and Seizure Procedures
  • Safety and Security Enforcement
  • Safety and Security
  • Restraint Techniques
  • Inmate Management
Work History
09/2005 to 11/2017
Correctional Officer Cook County Sheriff Chicago, IL,
  • Completed dorm sanitation and maintenance checks and reported results to management.
  • Searched building and grounds, living quarters and work areas for contraband.
  • Built solid relationships with staff and residents to keep institution safe and secure.
  • Maintained custody and control of [Number] inmates housed in [Type] security unit.
  • Directed activities of inmate crews working on maintenance, operations, farming and construction projects.
  • Verified facility security by inspecting plumbing, outside areas, locks and cells for potential hazards.
  • Established positive working relationships and maintained boundaries with resident offenders.
  • Made rounds at specified intervals and conducted head counts and roll calls.
  • Addressed inquiries from general public, other staff, inmates and visitors to resolve concerns.
  • Escorted inmates to and from cells, court, hospitals and medical appointments.
  • Tracked inmates through head counts, visitor logs and scheduled activities.
  • Observed behavior of residents individually and in groups.
  • Delivered inmates to work sites and returned safely by following protocols.
  • Conducted routine and emergency head counts.
  • Inspected work sites and crew trucks for contraband, cleanliness and safety.
  • Observed and supervised inmates throughout visits, meal time, recreation, phone calls and showers.
  • Arranged for medical and dental care of inmates.
  • Determined and assigned inmates to appropriate housing.
  • Supervised inmates clearing debris from roadways and drains.
  • Prepared, processed and maintained forms, reports, logs, records and activity journals.
  • Received and accounted for personal possessions and determined inmate work assignments.
04/1977 to 09/2005
Refractries,banding,quality Control,shipping and R Georgetown Steel,North Star Steel,Gerdeau AmeriSte City, STATE,
  • Unloaded and stacked raw steel stock, adhering to load limits and safe storage practices.
  • Dismantled structures and prepared equipment for travel or site movement.
  • Examined and installed metal components according to customer specifications.
  • Identified potential jobsite issues and spoke with supervisors to immediately determine effective solutions.
  • Unloaded and positioned prefabricated steel and heavy equipment using hoisting equipment, such as cables, pulleys or hooks.
  • Operated all heavy machinery safely to avoid injuries and accidents.
  • Verified conformance of materials to specifications utilizing squares, rulers, measuring tape, lasers and [Tool].
  • Transported heavy steel components from ground level to elevated structures using [Tool].
02/1972 to 02/1976
Parachute Rigger U.S.A.F. City, STATE,
  • Organized and maintained records of team training and health requirements.
  • Packed and rigged parachutes and life rafts.
  • Inspected and maintained parachutes, seat pans and survival equipment.
  • Determined correct rigging requirements for [Type] equipment based on job specifications and environmental conditions.
  • Consistently assumed additional responsibilities and worked extended hours to meet project deadlines.
  • Secured safety equipment and always used gear according to requirements.
  • Rigged cables and pipes in configurations to support loads and maintain crew safety.
  • Managed quality assurance program, including on-site evaluations, internal audits and customer surveys.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
  • Increased customer satisfaction by resolving [Product or Service] issues.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
Expected in 05/1969
High School Diploma:
South Park High School - Beaumont, TX,

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School Attended
  • South Park High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Correctional Officer
  • Refractries,banding,quality Control,shipping and R
  • Parachute Rigger
  • High School Diploma