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correctional sergeant resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Focused Correctional Sergeant with 21 years experience in corrections. Adept at supervising the safety and security of inmates in a Level I-IV security prison. Skilled in conflict resolution techniques and quickly resolving problems. Excellent analytical and critical thinking abilities. Vigilant Correctional Sergeant with a flexible schedule to supervise and manage staff members. Work closely with medical and mental health professional. Reliable in managing and assigning shift officers with daily operations. Logical Correctional Sergeant with a successful background in corrections and law enforcement. Exceptional verbal and written communication abilities. Trained in handling intense situations with professionalism and ease. Experienced in booking procedures, restraint techniques, and drug testing. Vigilant Correctional Sergeant with a flexible schedule to supervise and manage numerous officers. Exceptional verbal and written communication abilities. Trained in handling intense situations with professionalism and ease. Experienced in new intake procedures, restraint techniques, and medical assessments to include mental health inmates.

Skills
  • Guest services
  • Inventory control procedures
  • Merchandising expertise
  • Loss prevention
  • Cash register operations
  • Product promotions
Experience
04/2017 to Current Correctional Sergeant State Of Indiana | Warsaw, IN,
  • Assigned daily tasks and responsibilities to officers and filled out daily work logs.
  • Notified medical staff of inmates requiring medical attention and submitted proper incident reports.
  • Monitored disciplinary and medical lockups.
  • Supervised visitation and checked visitors for proper identification and contraband.
  • Coordinated searches to locate and remove illegal or dangerous contraband.
  • Assigned and monitored training needs of subordinate staff members to close knowledge and performance gaps.
  • Supervised and made cell assignments.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals.
  • Worked closely with staff during audits.
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
  • Demonstrated leadership by making improvements to work processes and helping to train others.
11/2004 to 04/2017 Correctional Officer State Of Kentucky | Radcliff, KY,
  • 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.
  • Processed inmate intake and re-assignment by completing paperwork, conducting searches and recording fingerprints.
  • Reviewed housing assignments and reassigned inmates to meet allocation and safety needs.
  • Instructed inmates on work detail and oversaw work-site transportation.
  • Recommended treatment strategies and diagnostic efforts to enhance inmate well-being.
04/1996 to 04/2004 Field Wireman United Sates Marine Corps | City, STATE,
  • Troubleshot problems with newly installed and repaired systems to trace faults and achieve desired functionality.
  • Completed commercial and industrial installations and system repairs with high degree of skill.
  • Updated distribution systems by replacing worn and outdated electrical components with new and more efficient parts.
  • Oversaw project work quality and compliance with applicable local and NEC codes.
  • Distributed materials, supplies and subassemblies to work areas.
  • Inspected and diagnosed wiring installations and issues to maintain safety.
  • Isolated and removed defects to maintain specification compliance for every part.
  • Maintained production rates by applying technical and electrical expertise to produce each piece.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
Education and Training
Expected in to to Associate of Science | Criminal Justice University of Phoenix, Tempe, AZ GPA:
Expected in to to Associate of Science | Sociology University of Phoenix, Tempe, AZ GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • University of Phoenix
  • University of Phoenix

Job Titles Held:

  • Correctional Sergeant
  • Correctional Officer
  • Field Wireman

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Science

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