correctional officer resume example with 13+ years of experience

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

Dedicated employee known for punctuality, pursuing employment options where good customer service and positive attitude will make a difference.

  • Excellent problem solver
  • First aid and CPR certified
  • Booking procedures
  • Occupational hazards and safety precautions
  • Strategic planning and organization
  • File and record maintenance
  • Trained in defensive tactics
  • [Equipment] maintenance
  • Product Knowledge
  • Observation
  • Safety
  • CCTV monitoring
  • Standard operating procedures understanding
  • Forklift driving
  • Hand tool operations
  • Recordkeeping abilities
  • Materials handling
  • Multitasking
  • Work ethic
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • People skills
  • Planning
  • Conflict resolution
11/2017 to 09/2021 Correctional Officer Minnehaha County | Sioux Falls, SD,
  • Inspected cells and conducted random searches of common areas.
  • Monitored daily activities to identify and manage suspicious behavior, improper conduct and signs of conflict.
  • Monitored inmate behavior to prevent crime, escape attempts and other dangerous activities.
  • Employed de-escalation techniques, verbal commands and physical and mechanical restraints to address unruly inmates.
  • Detected potential threats and quickly defused conflicts.
  • Maintained clear and open communications with facility areas to support safe operations.
  • Informed inmates and visitors of rules, safety and security procedures and responsibilities.
  • Supervised residents during meal distribution and intake, recreation time and work-site performance.
  • Applied non-violent response tools and physical restraint during problematic situations.
  • Enforced resident behavior management protocols and drafted incident reports for infractions.
  • Received property from incoming inmates, provided receipts and inspected items for contraband.
  • Transported inmates to and from medical and dental appointments, funerals, work details and court hearings.
  • Performed warrant pick-ups and turnovers at other jails and prisons.
  • Reviewed housing assignments and reassigned inmates to meet allocation and safety needs.
  • Directed visitor sign-in, documenting processes and completing appropriate visitation logs.
  • Processed inmate intake and re-assignment by completing paperwork, conducting searches and recording fingerprints.
07/2010 to 11/2017 General Laborer Speedway Motorsports, Inc. | Lincoln, NE,
  • Performed repetitive assembly tasks with hand and power tools and automated equipment.
  • 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.
  • Operated pallet jacks and forklifts to load and unload supplies and materials.
  • Participated in company training sessions to improve skills and boost process knowledge.
  • Installed bracing, padding or strapping to prevent shifting or damage to items being transported.
  • Operated air, electric and pneumatic drills to perform light fabrication for product sub-assembly.
  • Troubleshot tool malfunctions and executed swift repairs to reduce downtime.
  • Mitigated process down time by training new employees on best practices and protocols.
  • Reduced wasteful spending by accurately cutting materials according to specifications.
  • Maintained clean, safe working environment by removing waste from job site prior to shift completion.
  • Used picks and shovels to dig, spread and level dirt and gravel.
  • Met company and OSHA safety guidelines for work site operations to minimize worker risk.
  • Prepared sites for concrete work by breaking up damaged concrete and leveling or contouring ground.
  • Monitored team member work and assisted with accomplishing objectives.
  • Read and understood specifications, drawings and blueprints to complete accurate, high-quality work.
  • Built and disassembled scaffolds, bracing and barricades to assist in vertical construction activities.
  • Coordinated communication between equipment operators via two-way radios and hand signals.
  • Logged inventory of materials to maintain access to supplies.
  • Cut materials into specified sizes for installation using tile cutters and power saws.
01/2008 to 05/2010 Apprentice Bae Systems | Plymouth, MA,
  • Operated hand and power tools and diagnostic equipment to complete various aspects of jobs.
  • Maintained organization, cleanliness and safety in work areas.
  • Completed semi-skilled and skilled work under supervision of fully qualified supervisors.
  • Assisted with installation of systems, components and construction materials into new and remodeled buildings.
  • Moved and held materials for senior professionals to complete work.
  • Shadowed craft experts and supervisors to learn wide range of simple and complex techniques.
  • Transported items and tools from truck to work locations.
  • Used strong verbal and written communication skills to convey messages to others.
  • Assisted with administrative tasks to better understand industry processes.
  • Provided clean finish by smoothing, sanding and caulking areas.
  • Followed construction plans and instructions from supervisors and other supervisory personnel.
  • Maintained adherence to OSHA standards and company-defined policies.
  • Erected scaffolding and enforced safety measures to reduce hazards.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2010 to to High School Diploma | Central Lee High School, Donnellson, IA GPA:

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School Attended

  • Central Lee High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Correctional Officer
  • General Laborer
  • Apprentice


  • High School Diploma

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