correctional sergeant resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

To seek and maintain a full-time position that offers professional challenges utilizing interpersonal skills, excellent time management and problem-solving skills. Alert Correctional Officer Sergeant with hands-on experience handling issues related to maintaining the peace in 2 security prisons. Trained in defensive tactics and firearms. Sound knowledge of visitation guidelines and seize and search protocols. Accomplished Correctional Officer Sergeant offering 12 years of experience managing inmate safety and order in maximum security institutions. Focused and detail-oriented with comprehensive weapons training. Adept at remaining on high alert at all times and managing security risks.

  • Inmate movement control
  • Rules of conduct
  • Counseling techniques
  • Job assignments
  • Crowd control
  • Administration
  • Inmate transport
  • Security procedures
  • Correctional program resources
  • Inspections
  • Body searches
  • Officer training
  • Conflict management
  • Multitasking abilities
  • Flexible & Adaptable
  • Teamwork
Work History
Correctional Sergeant, 10/2009 to present
State Of IndianaMartinsville, IN,
  • Oversaw control center, monitoring inmates, visitors and employees for signs of suspicious behavior.
  • Verified all prison visitors carried proper identification and had no contraband before entering institution.
  • Assigned officer tasks such as cleaning cells and stocking clean laundry to keep prison running efficiently.
  • Handled inmate counts and searches for missing inmates.
  • Coordinated responses to emergency situations arising in different prison locations.
  • Supervised 2 employees and performance of tasks and managed 250 offenders.
  • Inspected housing cells and directed teams completing in-depth searches for contraband or damage.
  • Completed daily work report sheets and delegated tasks to employees.
  • Supervised dining hall, outdoor recreation area, vocational shop and inmate housing unit.
  • Cultivated and maintained climate of mutual respect with freedom from harassment and intimidation, to provide safe environment for staff and offenders.
  • Completed paperwork, recognizing discrepancies and promptly addressing for resolution.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
  • Worked flexible hours; night, weekend, and holiday shifts.
  • Used coordination and planning skills to achieve results according to schedule.
  • Participated in continuous improvement by generating suggestions, engaging in problem-solving activities to support teamwork.
  • Developed and maintained courteous and effective working relationships.
Pipefitter/Millwright, 06/2006 to 11/2008
Mannington MillsCalhoun, GA,
  • Laid out mounting holes, using measuring instruments, and drilled holes with power drill.
  • Increased longevity of machinery and tools by completed regular sharpening and maintenance.
  • Operated machine tools to fabricate parts during overhaul, maintenance or setup of machineries.
  • Inserted shims, adjusted tension on nuts and bolts, and positioned parts, using hand tools and measuring instruments with 99.9% accuracy over extended period of time.
  • Performed preventive maintenance on equipment and machinery on regular basis to reduce downtime by 99.9%.
  • Disassembled machinery parts and categorized properly before moving to storage.
  • Adhered to all workplace safety policies, regulations, and compliances.
  • Signaled crane operator to lower basic assembly units to bedplate and aligned unit to centerline.
  • Installed stationary industrial machinery and mechanical equipment according to layout plans.
Tufting Machine Operator, 01/1994 to 06/2006
Masland CarpetsCity, STATE,
  • Monitored equipment during use to promote successful operations by completing real-time adjustments and enhancements.
  • Removed defects in cloth by cutting and pulling out filling.
  • Recorded production methods and speeds in daily logs and detailed reports outlining final products, crew activities and inventory transfers.
  • Inspected products to meet specifications and determine needed machine adjustments.
  • Observed woven cloth to detect weaving defects.
  • Set up and calibrated equipment for exact yarn and product needs to maintain efficient, accurate runs and high customer satisfaction.
  • Performed quality inspections on orders and final products to verify conformance with work orders and internal quality standards.
  • Inspected equipment, completed routine maintenance and escalated larger repairs to maintenance teams to maintain optimal production levels.
  • Loaded knitters or creels with specific yarn based specifications laid out by production sheets and client orders.
  • Repaired knitting machines and yarn loads to minimize losses.
  • Supervised work of contracted employees to keep on task for timely completion.
  • Performed duties in accordance with all applicable standards, policies and regulatory guidelines to promote safe working environment.
  • Developed and implemented performance improvement strategies and plans to promote continuous improvement.
  • Worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1993 to Ernest Ward High School - Walnut Hill Florida,
  • CPR Training - expires 2024
  • Certified correctional officer, FDOC - 12 years
  • 9 mm Training - 12 years
  • AR 15 Training - 12 years

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School Attended

  • Ernest Ward High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Correctional Sergeant
  • Pipefitter/Millwright
  • Tufting Machine Operator


  • High School Diploma

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