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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Professional Summary

Enthusiastic and eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Motivated to learn, grow and excel. Reputation for hard work and dedication. Enjoys mentoring and guiding those struggling with behavioral and mental health disorders. Strong knowledge of crisis intervention and suicide prevention tactics. Experienced in monitoring and managing behavior with focus maintaining order and proactively addressing potential conflicts. Motivational leadership, training and employee supervision experience. Proven success enforcing facility policies and reducing altercations. Committed to enforcing rules and regulations. Handles difficult and high-pressure situations well.

  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Suicide Prevention Training
  • Search and Seizure Procedures
  • Safety and Security Enforcement
  • Restraint Techniques
  • Crisis Intervention Training
  • Inmate Management
  • Strong Interpersonal Skills
  • Relationship building
  • Weapons training
  • Responsible
  • Computer skills
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Good listening skills
  • Flexible and Adaptable
  • Detail-oriented
  • Teamwork
  • Multitasking abilities
  • MS Office
Work History
Correctional Officer, 10/2018 - Current
County Of Gwinnett Lawrenceville, GA,
  • Maintained custody and control of inmates housed in security unit.
  • Built solid relationships with staff to keep institution safe and secure.
  • Made rounds at specified intervals and conducted head counts and roll calls.
  • Searched building and grounds, living quarters and work areas for contraband.
  • Conducted routine and emergency head counts.
  • Prepared, processed and maintained forms, reports, logs, records and activity journals.
  • Observed behavior of inmates individually and in groups.
  • Escorted inmates to and from cells, court, hospitals and medical appointments.
  • Observed and supervised inmates throughout visits, meal time, recreation, phone calls and showers.
  • Respond to and assist at medical emergencies.
  • Respond to and assist in breaking up fights.
  • Listen to phone calls and review camera footage.
Deputy Jailer , 07/2017 - 10/2018
City Of Lynchburg Lynchburg, VA,
  • Received and processed inmates into custody of institution by searching prisoners and taking charge of personal property.
  • Maintained jail security by performing frequent security checks within cell block and inspecting each cell for contraband.
  • Drove passenger vehicles and trucks to transport inmates to other institutions, courtrooms, hospitals and work sites.
  • Oversaw conduct of inmates to prevent escapes or violent behavior.
  • Effectively interacted with staff, offenders, visitors and public to maintain security within facility.
  • Utilized weapons, handcuffs and physical force to maintain discipline and order among prisoners.
  • Conducted pat downs and strip searches of inmates and visitors to prevent contraband from entering facility.
  • Document facility and inmate information, including inmate identification, charges and inmate disturbance incidents.
  • Observed inmate behavior to prevent dangerous and inappropriate activities.
  • Monitored radio transmissions between staff to respond immediately to directions and emergencies.
  • Established positive working relationships and maintained boundaries with offenders.
  • Made rounds at specified intervals and conducted head counts and roll calls.
  • Received and inspected mail, property and funds from visitors on behalf of designated inmates.
Youth Worker, 02/2015 - 06/2017
Ramey Estep Home City, STATE,
  • Provide guidance and assistance to youth.
  • Establish boundaries and respond to youth needs with fairness, objectivity, firmness, care and concern.
  • Observe behavior and emotional climate within the group and with each individual youth and respond appropriately.
  • Maintain certification in Safe Crisis Management (SCM), utilize these skills as needed to assure the safety of an individual with the goal of minimizing use of physical management, unless necessary.
  • Engage in recovery support, by assisting in implementing learned skills through the therapeutic programming including relapse prevention, life skills, recreation, and psychoeducation.
  • Conduct assigned groups to include educational assistance, vocational assistance, life skills, etc.
  • Assure that each client is focused on treatment goals.
  • Followed daily and weekly shift responsibilities and other daily assignments as deemed necessary in maintaining a constant therapeutic living environment.
  • Communicate effectively with other treatment team staff and work within the plan designed by treatment team.
  • Provide a positive role model by maintaining appropriate dress, language, social skills, and hygiene.
  • Keep accurate and timely records and writes thorough and objective reports.
  • Provide transportation for youth to appointments as needed or assigned.
  • Teach grooming, hygiene, housekeeping functions, care of property, family living skills and help the youth work through emotional and behavioral problems.
  • Maintain familiarity with all emergency procedures relative to hazards such as: tornadoes, power outages, floods or snowstorms.
  • Administer drug screens.
  • Monitor visitations, including ensuring contraband is not brought into the program.
  • Comply with licensing standards, certification standards, employee handbook, client rights, and any other rules of conduct.
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2012
West Carter County High School - Olive Hill, KY

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School Attended

  • West Carter County High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Correctional Officer
  • Deputy Jailer
  • Youth Worker


  • High School Diploma

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