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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Summary

Confident leader dedicated to process and procedure. Exceeds expectations for staff performance, consistently enforces rules and seeks opportunities for team improvement. Offers high integrity, attention to detail and excellent decision-making abilities. Organized correctional officer with training and experience to coordinate and direct operations. Offers skills in decision-making and problem-solving combined with expert knowledge of field, integrity and attention to detail. Committed job seeker with a history of meeting company needs with consistent and organized practices. Skilled in working under pressure and adapting to new situations and challenges to best enhance the organizational brand. Highly-motivated employee with desire to take on new challenges. Strong worth ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. Adept at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills. Well-trained corrections professional skilled in direct inmate work and overseeing others. History in corrections settings with success in keeping inmates under control and staff focused on work. Focused on protection and prevention.

Skills
  • Job Assignments
  • Work Planning
  • Rehabilitation Programs
  • Records Maintenance
  • Staff Supervision
  • Security Procedures
  • Administration
  • Rule Enforcement
  • Rules of Conduct
  • Inventory Counting
Experience
01/2019 to Current
Correctional Sergeant State Of Kentucky Lexington, KY,
  • Briefed superiors of incidents and misconduct and recommended disciplinary actions.
  • Conducted daily briefings to pass on pertinent info to oncoming shifts.
  • Diffused disruptive behavior by verbal interventions.
  • Prepared written reports concerning inmate's misconduct.
  • Communicated information regarding security, safety and operations through chain of command.
  • Monitored inmate behavior to prevent crime, escape attempts and other dangerous activities.
  • Searched building and grounds, living quarters and work areas for contraband.
  • Supervised visitation and checked visitors for proper identification and contraband.
  • Monitored disciplinary and medical lockups every 30 minutes.
  • Safely transported inmates to and from work sites, maintaining physical headcounts at all times.
  • Issued security badges and passes to guests and visitors.
  • Coordinated shakedowns to locate and remove unauthorized items.
  • Assigned daily tasks and responsibilities to employees and filled out daily work logs.
  • Assigned and monitored training needs of subordinate staff members to close knowledge and performance gaps.
  • Recorded prisoner identification, charges and incidents of inmate disturbance, keeping daily logs of prisoner activities.
  • Settled disputes between inmates.
  • Oversaw facility operations when monitoring laundry services, meal preparation and service, prisoner escorting and video surveillance.
  • Conducted scheduled headcounts to verify presence of prisoners.
  • Conducted fire, safety and sanitation inspections.
  • Notified medical staff of inmates requiring medical attention and submitted proper incident reports.
  • Maintained order in building and on grounds of prison.
  • Inspected locks, window bars, doors and security systems to support escape prevention.
  • Supervised and made cell assignments.
  • Promoted safety, order and functionality of correctonal facility.
06/2014 to 01/2019
Correctional Officer County Of Gwinnett Lawrenceville, GA,
  • Inspected cells and conducted random searches of common areas.
  • Monitored daily activities to identify and manage suspicious behavior, improper conduct and signs of conflict.
  • Employed de-escalation techniques, verbal commands and physical and mechanical restraints to address unruly inmates.
  • Observed inmate behavior to prevent crime, escape attempts and other dangerous activities.
  • Detected potential threats and quickly defused conflicts.
  • Maintained clear and open communications with facility areas to support safe operations.
  • Supervised residents during meal distribution and intake, recreation time and work-site performance.
  • Applied non-violent response tools and physical restraint during problematic situations.
  • Transported inmates to and from medical and dental appointments, funerals, work details and court hearings.
  • Informed inmates and visitors of rules, safety and security procedures and responsibilities.
  • Enforced resident behavior management protocols and drafted incident reports for infractions.
  • Received property from incoming inmates, provided receipts and inspected items for contraband.
  • Processed inmate intake and re-assignment by completing paperwork, conducting searches and recording fingerprints.
  • Supervised offender work assignments and evaluated performance for compliance with standard regulations.
  • Oversaw public areas and grounds to verify cleanliness and inmate safety.
  • Instructed inmates on work detail and oversaw work-site transportation.
  • Directed visitor sign-in, documenting processes and completing appropriate visitation logs.
  • Coordinated activities with inmates to stimulate learning and skill development for life after incarceration.
02/1999 to 06/2014
Correctional Officer County Of Gwinnett Lawrenceville, GA,
  • Inspected cells and conducted random searches of common areas.
  • Monitored daily activities to identify and manage suspicious behavior, improper conduct and signs of conflict.
  • Employed de-escalation techniques, verbal commands and physical and mechanical restraints to address unruly inmates.
  • Observed inmate behavior to prevent crime, escape attempts and other dangerous activities.
  • Detected potential threats and quickly defused conflicts.
  • Maintained clear and open communications with facility areas to support safe operations.
  • Supervised residents during meal distribution and intake, recreation time and work-site performance.
  • Applied non-violent response tools and physical restraint during problematic situations.
  • Maintained inmate logs and entered information into electronic offender record systems for regulatory monitoring.
  • Transported inmates to and from medical and dental appointments, funerals, work details and court hearings.
  • Informed inmates and visitors of rules, safety and security procedures and responsibilities.
  • Enforced resident behavior management protocols and drafted incident reports for infractions.
  • Received property from incoming inmates, provided receipts and inspected items for contraband.
  • Processed inmate intake and re-assignment by completing paperwork, conducting searches and recording fingerprints.
  • Supervised offender work assignments and evaluated performance for compliance with standard regulations.
  • Oversaw public areas and grounds to verify cleanliness and inmate safety.
  • Instructed inmates on work detail and oversaw work-site transportation.
  • Directed visitor sign-in, documenting processes and completing appropriate visitation logs.
  • Coordinated activities with inmates to stimulate learning and skill development for life after incarceration.
06/1997 to 02/1999
Correctional Control Room Operator Sangamon County Jail City, STATE,
  • Monitored cameras for correctional Officers.
  • Inspected cells and conducted random searches of common areas.
  • Monitored daily activities to identify and manage suspicious behavior, improper conduct and signs of conflict.
  • Detected potential threats and quickly defused conflicts.
  • Maintained clear and open communications with facility areas to support safe operations.
  • Supervised residents during meal distribution and intake, recreation time and work-site performance.
  • Applied non-violent response tools and physical restraint during problematic situations.
  • Maintained inmate logs and entered information into electronic offender record systems for regulatory monitoring.
  • Informed inmates and visitors of rules, safety and security procedures and responsibilities.
  • Enforced resident behavior management protocols and drafted incident reports for infractions.
  • Received property from incoming inmates, provided receipts and inspected items for contraband.
  • Oversaw public areas and grounds to verify cleanliness and inmate safety.
  • Directed visitor sign-in, documenting processes and completing appropriate visitation logs.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/1995 to to
High School Diploma:
Havana High School - Havana, IL,
GPA:
Certifications

Training

Firearms, Internal and External Auditor, Screening for new hires, Family Services, Mail Room Procedures, Facts, fluent in 360 program and requisitions

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Havana High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Correctional Sergeant
  • Correctional Officer
  • Correctional Officer
  • Correctional Control Room Operator

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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