correctional officer resume example with 13+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Hardworking Senior Corporal Correctional 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. Exercising reasoned thinking during crisis events. Develops strong rapport with prisoners and colleagues. Excellent command of detention center safety, security and emergency management protocols.

  • Routinely supervised more than 120 detainee inmates.
  • Used Microsoft Excel to develop inventory tracking spreadsheets.
  • Supervised team of 8 staff members.
  • Inmate behavior modification tactics
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Criminal laws
  • Visitation Guidelines Understanding
  • Suicide Prevention Training
  • Search and Seizure Procedures
  • Restraint Techniques
  • Crisis Intervention Training
  • CCTV Monitoring
  • Strong Interpersonal Skills
  • Emergency Management
  • Self-Defense Techniques
  • Emergency Response
  • Weapons training
  • Surveillance
  • File and records management
  • Segregation unit specialist
  • Firearm operations trained
Work History
Correctional Officer, 03/2013 - Current
State Of Massachusetts Greenfield, MA,
  • Tracked inmates through head counts, visitor logs and scheduled activities.
  • Observed and supervised inmates throughout visits, meal time, recreation, phone calls and showers.
  • Booked new inmates into facility and processed inmates for release.
  • Led intake and processing of inmates by handling paperwork, searches, interviews and fingerprinting.
  • Inspected work sites and crew trucks for contraband, cleanliness and safety.
  • Completed intake paperwork, fingerprints and searches.
  • Addressed inquiries from general public, other staff, inmates and visitors to resolve concerns.
  • Led disciplinary hearings and made recommendations for sentencing.
  • Discussed with offenders links between criminal behavior and anger management problems or drug and alcohol abuse.
  • Conducted routine and emergency head counts.
  • Escorted inmates to and from cells, court, hospitals and medical appointments.
  • Prepared, processed and maintained forms, reports, logs, records and activity journals.
  • Received and accounted for personal possessions and determined inmate work assignments.
  • Preparing arrestees paperwork accordingly for court hearing and escorting arrestees to court.
  • Training newer officers in correct live scanning procedures, running WALES check and how to search for active warrants, guidance in how to operate the DC COBALT system for newly arrested civilians and how to properly search and seize any contraband or property from arrestees.
Youth Program Assistant, 08/2008 - 02/2013
Goodwill Seattle Renton, WA,
  • Communicated frequently with the children and parents to create and meet various goals and needs to achieve high satisfaction ratings.
  • In staff meetings recommended activities, equipment and supplies for programs and identified vendors to furnish materials.
  • Created safe and fun environment for the children attending or participating in all activities.
  • Assisted the Assistant Director by supporting children and completing administrative and clerical tasks for program.
  • Completed CDL school to become a Certified School Bus driver to transport the children back and forth from school and field trips that we planned.
  • Oversaw and participated in various events with the children to offer memorable experiences.
Nursing Assistant, 12/2007 - 07/2009
Dignity Health Cincinnati, OH,
  • Engaged in housekeeping tasks by replacing linens and cleaning and sanitizing patient rooms.
  • Helped patients effectively manage routine bathing, grooming and other hygiene needs.
  • Participated in fun group activities with patients to boost mood, improve overall memory and provide light entertainment.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure and blood sugar levels.
  • Agreed to take on additional shifts and extra hours during busy periods and holidays to maintain proper staffing and floor coverage.
  • Reported unusual or urgent circumstances in patients' condition or environment immediately to nurse supervisor.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Supported ambulation and physical therapy needs by conducting planned exercise routines.
  • Wiped down equipment with proper cleaning products after each patient transport to reduce instances of infection.
  • Collaborated with peers and attended meetings to brainstorm new activities for patients and discuss ways to resolve issues.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Observed or examined patients to detect symptoms that required medical attention such as bruises or open wounds.
  • Documented care actions by completing records and logs in medical software system.
  • Kept detailed records of nursing assessments, administered treatments and medication, discharge procedures and follow-up care needs.
  • Maximized patient satisfaction by helping individuals carry out personal tasks such as dressing and walking.
  • Administered medications or treatments such as catheterizations, suppositories, enemas and douches as directed by nurse or physician.
: Nursing Assistant License, Expected in
Job Corp - Chicago, IL,
Status -
: CDL Class B License, Expected in
Fort Belvoir Military Base CDL - Woodbridge,
Status -
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2004
Romeoville High School - Romeoville,
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School Attended

  • Job Corp
  • Fort Belvoir Military Base CDL
  • Romeoville High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Correctional Officer
  • Youth Program Assistant
  • Nursing Assistant


  • High School Diploma

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