correctional officer resume example with 6+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Correctional Officer offering almost four-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.

  • Crisis Management Techniques
  • High Level Of Integrity
  • Safety and security-oriented
  • High Ethical Standards
  • Responded To Medical Emergencies
  • Team-oriented
  • Search and seizure procedures
  • Self-defense techniques
  • Emergency Response
  • Firearm operations trained
  • Weapons training
  • Correctional facility procedures
  • Inmate behavior modification tactics
  • Safety and security enforcement
  • Central and dorm control
  • Restraint Techniques
  • CCTV Monitoring
Morgan County Emergency Medical Technician - Basic Morehead State University Extended Campus, Expected in 02/2016 No Degree : Medical - GPA :
Ashland Community And Technical College Ashland, KY Expected in No Degree : Paramedic - GPA :
West Carter High School Olive Hill, Kentucky Expected in 2014 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Work History
Management & Training Corporation - Correctional Officer
Miami, FL, 06/2017 - Current
  • Escorted inmates to and from cells, court, hospitals and medical appointments.
  • Searched building and grounds, living quarters and work areas for contraband.
  • Observed behavior of residents individually and in groups.
  • Conducted routine and emergency head counts.
  • Determined and assigned inmates to appropriate housing.
  • Prepared, processed and maintained forms, reports, logs, records and activity journals.
  • Tracked inmates through head counts, visitor logs and scheduled activities.
  • Observed and supervised inmates throughout visits, meal time, recreation, phone calls and showers.
  • Addressed inquiries from general public, other staff, inmates and visitors to resolve concerns.
  • Made rounds at specified intervals and conducted head counts and roll calls.
  • Coordinated responses to emergency situations arising in different prison locations.
  • Checked all book in and discharges, making sure all charges have paperwork and all discharges have orders of discharge.
  • Inspected housing cells and directed teams completing in-depth searches for contraband or damage.
  • Cultivated and maintained climate of mutual respect with freedom from harassment and intimidation, to provide safe environment for staff and offenders.
  • Created spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel for daily, weekly and monthly reporting.
  • Worked flexible hours; night, weekend, and holiday shifts.
  • Extensive training and fluent user in Kentucky Offender Management Systems (KOMS).
  • Compilation of Individual Employee Occurrence Reports into Incidental Reporting.
Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation - Security Officer
Kasigluk, AK, 07/2015 - 06/2017
  • Circulated among visitors, patrons and employees to preserve order and protect property.
  • Monitored and authorized entrance and departure of employees and visitors.
  • Detected suspicious activities and watched for criminal acts and rule infractions.
  • Monitored and authorized entrance and departure of vehicles, cargo trucks and visitors.
  • Analyzed and investigated all incidents alongside functional management and security supervisors.
  • Denied entrance to building to unauthorized persons.
  • Secured all doors in office and main building after hours.
  • Monitored central alarm system for fire, intrusion, and duress alarms and responded when needed.
  • Warned offenders about rule infractions and violations and verbally evicted violators from premises.
  • Monitored and reported suspicious activities to local authorities.
  • Wrote reports on property damage, theft, presence of unauthorized persons and unusual occurrences.
Us Oncology, Inc. - Clerk
Clinton, MD, 2015 - 07/2015
  • Operated cash register for cash, check and credit card transactions with 100% accuracy.
  • Stocked and replenished merchandise according to store merchandising layouts.
  • Priced merchandise, stocked shelves and took inventory of supplies.
  • Cleaned and organized store, including checkout desk and displays.
  • Alerted customers to upcoming sales events and promotions.
  • Completed all point of sale opening and closing procedures, including counting contents of cash register.
  • Identified potential shoplifters and alerted management.
  • Resolved all customer complaints in professional manner while prioritizing customer satisfaction.
Additional Information
  • Institutional Count Clerk
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certified.
  • Oleoresin Capsicum (O.C.) spray end user.
  • Tactical Firing
  • Clearing inmate living areas.
  • Tactical Perimeter Inside/Outside the Facility.
  • Firearms and 40 MM Launcher Certified.
  • Critical Incident Management (CERT)
  • Shield Tactics
  • Chemical Munitions Certified. (40 MM Launcher or Hand Thrown)
  • Active member of the Corrections Emergency Response Team (CERT) since 2018 to present.

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School Attended

  • Morgan County Emergency Medical Technician - Basic
  • Ashland Community And Technical College
  • West Carter High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Correctional Officer
  • Security Officer
  • Clerk


  • No Degree
  • No Degree
  • High School Diploma

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