Corrections Officer Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Focused Correctional Officer offering 15-year history of monitoring high-volume correctional facilities to maintain safety and order. Extensive experience in inmate restraints and searches. Proven success enforcing facility policies and reducing inmate altercations. Resourceful and dedicated Senior Deputy with motivational leadership, training and employee supervision experience. 15 years in corrections and law enforcement. Hardworking Senior Deputy skilled in managing correctional functions and monitoring inmate behavior. Employs sound judgment and verbal de-escalation tactics to maintain order and prohibit dangerous situations. Skillfully detects contraband during cell searches. Committed Correctional Officer skilled in maintaining order by enforcing rules and regulations in prison and jail settings. Handles difficult inmates and high-pressure situations with sound judgment and reasoned thinking demonstrated over a 15-year industry history. Correctional Officer with history of exercising sound judgment and reasoned thinking during crisis events. Develops strong rapport with prisoners and colleagues. Excellent command of detention center safety, security and emergency management protocols. Safety-oriented Correctional Officer with more than 15 years in maximum and medium security facilities. Extensively trained in defensive tactics and suicide prevention.


I have received two letter of recognition awards

one unit citation award for helping prevent an escape

Domestic intervention and Investigations certificate

Corrections officer Certified with 532 hours

Discipline and Special Confinement techniques

Advanced report writing and review

Developing and maintaining a sound organization

Field training officer course for Correctional officers and Correctional Probation officers (APTAC)

Northwest Florida Crisis intervention Team training

Gangs and Security Threat groups

Emergency preparedness for Correctional officers

Stress management

  • Inmate Supervision
  • Firearms Training
  • Corrections
  • Contraband Searching
  • Facility Inspections
  • Security Checks
  • Emergency Response
  • Inmate Transport
  • Incident Reporting
  • Head Counts
  • Inmate Population Control
  • Conduct Reporting
  • Public Safety
  • Disciplinary Actions
  • Recreational Activities
  • Sound Judgment
  • Security Procedures
  • Equipment Operation
  • Inmate Restraint
  • Negotiation
  • Law and Government
  • Inmate Processing
  • Time Management
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Restraint Techniques
  • Institution Security
  • Cell Inspections
  • Jail Order
  • Self-discipline
  • Safety and Security
  • Recordkeeping
  • Inmate Custody
  • Activity Supervision
  • Crisis Intervention
  • First Aid Certification
  • Rule Enforcement
  • Courtroom Practices
  • Self-defense
  • Court Procedures
  • Stress Management
  • Safety Precautions
Work History
12/2007 to Current
Corrections Officer Montgomery County, Oh Dayton, OH,
  • Monitored radio transmissions between staff to respond immediately to directions and emergencies.
  • Supervised inmates during all activities and transfers to monitor compliance and implement corrective actions.
  • Effectively interacted with staff, offenders, visitors and public to maintain security within facility.
  • Drove passenger vehicles and trucks to transport inmates to other institutions, courtrooms, hospitals and work sites.
  • Inspected condition of locks, window bars, doors and gates to prevent prisoner escapes.
  • Reduced escape attempts, crimes and other hazardous activity through close observation and situational awareness.
  • Provide Care, Custody, and Control when dealing with inmates to help protect the safety of the general public.
10/2016 to 09/2019
Lowes Home Improvement Montgomery County, Oh Dayton, OH,
  • Greeted customers and helped with product questions, selections and purchases, including in-store and e-service transactions.
  • Monitored sales floor and merchandise displays for presentable condition, taking corrective action such as restocking or reorganizing products.
  • Organized store merchandise racks and displays to promote and maintain visually appealing environments.
  • Stocked merchandise, clearly labeling items, and arranging according to size or color.
  • Folded and arranged merchandise in attractive displays to drive sales.
  • Maintained clean sales floor and straightened and faced merchandise.
  • Offered each customer top-notch, personal service and polite support to boost sales and customer satisfaction.
  • Supported efficient and timely replenishment of sales floor merchandise.
  • Worked closely with shift manager to solve problems and handle customer concerns.
  • Helped with basic and daily customer interactions and questions.
08/2006 to 12/2007
Corrections Officer The Tjx Companies, Inc. Miramar, FL,

Repeat actions from current job as a corrections officer.

03/2003 to 08/2006
Customer Service Associate Walmart City, STATE,
  • Maintained customer satisfaction with forward-thinking strategies focused on addressing customer needs and resolving concerns.
  • Helped large volume of customers every day with positive attitude and focus on customer satisfaction.
  • Energized and motivated in performing sales floor activities including merchandising and selling.
  • Demonstrated items to customers and created customer awareness, interest and sales.
  • Answered customer telephone calls promptly to avoid on-hold wait times.
  • Offered advice and assistance to customers, paying attention to special needs or wants.
  • Assisted customers with setting appointments, special order requests, and arranging merchandise pick-up.
  • Fielded customer questions regarding available merchandise, sales, current prices and upcoming company changes.
  • Responded to customer requests for products, services and company information.
Expected in 05/2001
High School Diploma:
Central High School - Milton, Florida,
  • Certified corrections officer, Escambia County Corrections Department - 12/2007 to present
  • CPR Certified
  • Experience in Defensive Tactics
  • Experience in Firearms

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School Attended
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Job Titles Held:
  • Corrections Officer
  • Lowes Home Improvement
  • Corrections Officer
  • Customer Service Associate
  • High School Diploma

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