correctional officer resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -

Dutiful Correctional Officer with over twenty years of experience supervising inmate interactions for safety and compliance. Brings moral code and crisis-management techniques to maintain productive environment for rehabilitation. Focuses on individual security within all interactions with inmates and staff. Flexible hard worker ready to learn and contribute to team success. Law Enforcement Professional with demonstrated command of multiple areas of expertise]. Interpersonal and Dialogue skills expert with developed aptitude for dealing with persons and clients and helping them in many aspects. Multilingual and but not fluent in Russian and some Spanish and learning Ukrainian, offering solid comprehension of cultural diversity. Organized and motivated employee eager to apply time management and organizational skills in various environments. Seeking entry-level opportunities to expand skills while facilitating company growth. Dedicated employee known for punctuality, pursuing employment options where good customer service and positive attitude will make a difference.

  • Trained in defensive tactics
  • Behavioral disorders familiarity
  • First aid and CPR certified
  • Crisis management
  • Excellent problem solver
  • Non-violent intervention
  • Mentorship
  • Product Knowledge
  • Ethical standards of conduct
10/2001 to 10/2021
Correctional Officer State Of Kentucky Carlisle, KY,
  • Monitored daily activities to identify and manage suspicious behavior, improper conduct and signs of conflict.
  • Employed de-escalation techniques, verbal commands and physical and mechanical restraints to address unruly inmates.
  • Informed inmates and visitors of rules, safety and security procedures and responsibilities.
  • Applied non-violent response tools and physical restraint during problematic situations.
  • Instructed inmates on work detail and oversaw work-site transportation.
  • Recommended further treatment strategies and diagnostic efforts for inmates.
  • Contributed to treatment staffing team developing rehabilitative program for juveniles.
10/1989 to 05/1996
U.S. Army Military Police Sergeant U.S. Army Active Duty City, STATE,
  • Diffused hostile situations with effective negotiation techniques.
  • Composed reports on daily activities and incidents, which encompassed theft and damage to property, presence of unauthorized individuals and other unexpected situations.
  • Managed police operations around-the-clock, including law enforcement, criminal investigations, safety protocols and civil disturbances.
  • Mitigated risk with immediate emergency response security.
  • Provided 24-hour armed internal security for multiple events by monitoring security equipment and operational logbooks to control building access.
  • Supervised maintenance of tactical plans and equipment while monitoring personnel, improving overall preparedness for emergencies.
  • Facilitated conflict-resolution by implementing protocols and investigating issues through resolution.
  • Developed and maintained daily personnel accountability reports for up to 50 soldiers in remote and urban combat settings.
  • Enforced military laws and regulations.
11/1983 to 08/1989
A Class Outside Machinist Newport News Shipbuilding City, STATE,
  • Used precision measuring instruments such as height gages, depth gages, calipers and various types of micrometers.
  • Performed repair work on hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical systems.
  • Installed and repaired foundations for operating machinery and principal structures and components.
  • Tested or assisted in testing of multiple system machinery to prove satisfactory operation and acceptance.
  • Calculated dimensions or tolerances using micrometers or vernier calipers.
  • Troubleshot and repaired machines to increase productivity and decrease spending.
  • Sharpened, replaced and tracked cutting tools to adhere to strict quality control and usage schedules.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
03/1977 to 06/1979
Laborer Worker Henley's Building Supply City, STATE,
  • Operated tools and equipment correctly to assist with construction work.
  • Listened to senior team members for instructions on new jobs and daily requirements.
  • Transported heavy equipment and specialized machinery between job sites by safely driving trucks and flatbed trailers.
  • Organized deliveries and distributed supplies to construction crews.
  • Maintained clean, safe working environment by removing waste from job site prior to shift completion.
  • Met company and OSHA safety guidelines for work site operations to minimize worker risk.
  • Sorted and placed materials or items on racks, shelves or in bins to keep warehouse organized.
  • Collaborated with team members to complete assigned tasks and meet tight deadlines.
  • Reported safety violations to supervisor to reduce risks and accidents.
  • Loaded and unloaded daily material shipments, keeping products organized and secure to prevent damage and optimize handling.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/2000 to to
M.D.: Master of Divinity
Virginia Union University - Richmond, VA
Expected in 05/1996 to to
Bachelor of Science: Sociology And History
State University of New York - Albany, NY,
Expected in 06/1979 to to
High School Diploma:
Middlesex High School - Saluda, VA

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School Attended

  • Virginia Union University
  • State University of New York
  • Middlesex High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Correctional Officer
  • U.S. Army Military Police Sergeant
  • A Class Outside Machinist
  • Laborer Worker


  • M.D.
  • Bachelor of Science
  • High School Diploma

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