correctional officer resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Dedicated and hardworking professional with experience in machine work, material handling, and a seasoned correctional officer. Skilled in team leadership, training and development, offering ability to work both independently and as collaborative member of team to improve time management, processes, and meet organizational goals. I believe my experience with multiple different fields of work has helped me become a much better worker and leader with having all the other abilities you need to have for each position, which is why I believe I have the skills and the qualification that would make me a good fit for this company.

  • Excellent problem solver
  • Experience with quality control
  • Strategic thinker
  • Good leadership qualities
  • Proficiency with time management
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Warehouse Management
  • Take directions well
Correctional Officer, 02/2015 - 02/2020
Minnehaha County Sioux Falls, SD,
  • Inspected cells and conducted random searches of common areas.
  • Implemented defensive tactics and physical restraints to maintain safety and security of the jail.
  • Conducted pre-trip and post-trip equipment inspections of transport vehicles and equipment.
  • Promoted safety, order and functionality of the facility.
  • Promoted rehabilitation of offenders and maintained safety of staff and residents.
  • Employed de-escalation techniques, verbal commands and physical and mechanical restraints to address unruly inmates.
  • Assigned inmates to open and appropriate housing units.
  • Detected potential threats and quickly defused conflicts.
  • Monitored inmate behavior to prevent crime, escape attempts and other dangerous activities.
  • Enforced resident behavior management protocols and wrote incident reports for infractions.
  • Processed inmates by completing paperwork, conducting searches and recording fingerprints.
  • Supervised inmates during day-to-day activities.
  • Applied non-violent response tools and physical restraint during problematic situations.
  • Monitored daily activities to identify and manage suspicious behavior, improper conduct and signs of conflict.
  • Received property from incoming inmates, provided receipts and inspected items for contraband.
  • Attended regular trainings and maintained appropriate certifications.
  • Maintained daily logs of shift activity.
  • Assisted in restraining violent and unruly inmates.
  • Reviewed housing assignments and reassigned inmates when needed.
  • Maintained correct physical head count at all times.
  • Conducted internal security checks and distributed meals.
Material Handler, 12/2013 - 02/2015
Altec Atlanta, GA,
  • Developed storage and space utilization plans in accordance with regulations for specific commodities and equipment.
  • Coordinated incoming and outgoing shipments and placement of materials to facilitate movement in accordance with scheduling requirements.
  • Tracked movements with hand-held scanners and daily production sheets to keep records accurate.
  • Protected company inventory with well-organized and secure storage areas.
  • Alerted purchasing team of shortages or damaged goods identified when unloading trucks.
  • Organized warehouse inventory in effective and efficient manner.
  • Packed merchandise into boxes and containers to prepare for safe shipment.
  • Cleaned and removed debris from shipping and receiving sections to prevent accidents and keep areas clear.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of industry best practices and company protocols.
  • Cleared aisles, swept floors and reorganized inventory to keep warehouse neat and remove obstacles.
  • Attached documents, such as PO receipts, packing slips and bill of lading to outbound shipments.
Machine Operator, 07/2013 - 12/2014
Sealed Air Corporation Phoenix, AZ,
  • Maintained accurate and timely completion of log books and inspection reports.
  • Detected work-piece defects and machine malfunctions, maintaining machines to prevent future malfunctions.
  • Completed minor machine maintenance, including oiling parts and cleaning components.
  • Selected proper cutting tools and calculated correct parameters to manufacture quality parts.
  • Read and understood blueprints, product specifications and tooling instructions to plan correct operational sequences and prevent materials waste.
  • Monitored machines in operation to detect malfunctions and identify product defects.
  • Made appropriate offset corrections for tool wear, broken tools and casting variations.
  • Reported all operational deficiencies to supervisor and maintenance personnel.
  • Comprehended and carried out routine or complex job specifications and requirements.
  • Set up and operated machines such as a drill press and sand blasting to create high-quality products.
  • Established and adjusted feed rates and cutting parameters to keep operations in line with production demands.
  • Read and interpreted operation and parameter sheets to effectively complete each job.
  • Operated, maintained and performed repairs on equipment.
  • Obtained appropriate tooling and fixtures to revise setups on calibrated test strands.
  • Documented daily production data and submitted accurate, timely logs to keep management up to date on activities.
  • Studied blueprints to program daily machining tasks and maintain production efficiency.
  • Removed and replaced worn machine accessories to keep products within desired tolerances.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2013
Ohatchee High School - Ohatchee, AL,
Status -

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School Attended

  • Ohatchee High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Correctional Officer
  • Material Handler
  • Machine Operator


  • High School Diploma

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