Corrections Officer resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Hardworking and 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. Vigilant and skillful communicating with inmates to diffuse tense situations and resolving conflicts. Expertise in managing and monitoring offender daily activities, overseeing safe transport of offenders and operating communication systems. Vigilant skillful communicating with inmates to diffuse tense situations and resolving conflicts. Expertise in managing and monitoring offender daily activities, overseeing safe transport of offenders and operating communication systems. 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 3 years in maximum and medium security facilities. Extensively trained in defensive tactics and suicide prevention. 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 3-year industry history. Reliable employee seeking new employment. Offering excellent communication and good judgment. To seek and maintain a full-time position that offers professional challenges utilizing interpersonal skills, excellent time management and problem-solving skills.

  • Safety and security enforcement
  • Criminal laws
  • Crisis intervention training
  • Suicide prevention training
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Inmate behavior modification tactics
  • Correctional facility procedures
  • Central and pod control
  • Search and seizure procedures
  • Safety and Security
  • Inmate Management
  • Emergency Management
  • Restraint Techniques
  • Crime Prevention
  • Relationship building and management
  • File and records management
  • Emergency Response
  • Weapons training
  • Self-defense techniques
  • Firearm operations trained
  • Hand and power tool operation
  • Preventive and Reparative Maintenance
  • Construction Knowledge
  • New Construction and Renovation
  • Materials Handling
  • Roofing
  • Drywalling
  • Project Management
  • Safety and compliance
  • Heavy Equipment Operation
  • Construction management
  • Commercial construction
  • Residential construction
  • HVAC systems
  • Hand and power tools
  • Exceptional Finish Carpentry Skills
  • Basic plumbing knowledge
Work History
05/2022 to Current
Forklift Operator Charah Solutions, Inc. North Bend, OH,
  • Verified functionality of forklifts through performance of preventive maintenance and effective troubleshooting of malfunctions.
  • Removed orders from storage, wrapped and staged for shipments.
  • Used strapping and bracing techniques combined with proper balancing to prevent load shifting.
  • Unloaded materials and goods at designated locations for best project availability.
  • Manually counted Number of picked and packaged orders for any loss.
  • Packed items into appropriate containers for shipment.
  • Changed out forklift batteries and connected batteries to battery charger.
  • Unloaded and stacked materials by raising and lowering lifting devices.
  • Received cargo by lifting and moving it using hand trucks and pallet jacks.
  • Boosted team performance by moving materials with forklifts, cranes and other equipment.
  • Coordinated with other lift truck drivers and production personnel to process orders efficiently.
  • Prevented waste when transferring materials between transport containers and processing equipment.
  • Inspected equipment for defects and performed repairs or maintenance tasks.
  • Maneuvered forklift safely using appropriate load rates and maintaining clear visibility of work areas.
  • Communicated with floor managers to determine merchandise placement.
  • Monitored area for pedestrian and vehicular traffic while operating various types of equipment.
10/2021 to 05/2022
Heavy Equipment Operator State Of Massachusetts Stockbridge, MA,
  • Adhered to heavy equipment safety and operation protocols, resulting in minimal complaints or incidents.
  • Used inspection, troubleshooting and repair abilities to quickly clear mechanical issues with heavy equipment.
  • Synchronized resources on job sites by smoothly communicating with and directing team members via handheld mobile devices.
  • Met project demands consistently through careful and consistent operation of heavy equipment.
  • Maintained fueled and fully operational equipment to jump on project requirements and keep teams on tight schedules.
  • Placed tools and job site machinery in locked areas and secured location at end of each shift.
  • Trained in diverse pieces of equipment and useful attachments to handle team needs.
  • Determined and marked locations of underground pipes and wires to plan optimal digging locations.
  • Operated range of heavy equipment on regular basis with advanced skill.
  • Maximized equipment and personnel protection by identifying and avoiding hazards such as utility lines.
  • Performed thorough pre-shift and post-shift inspections and accurately completed equipment logs and reports.
  • Moved equipment between job locations using truck and trailer.
  • Operated machining equipment safely with team of operators.
  • Strictly adhered to company safety procedures, noticeably decreasing job site accidents.
  • Performed preventive maintenance to prolong life of equipment.
  • Ripped out existing asphalt and concrete to prepare for site changes and new construction.
  • Avoided hazards such as hanging or buried utility lines when operating equipment.
  • Loaded and moved materials such as dirt and rocks based on specific job needs.
  • Removed topsoil, vegetation and rocks to grade earth to specifications.
09/2018 to 10/2021
Corrections Officer Stanley Steemer International, Inc. Windsor, CO,
  • Sanctioned regulatory compliance while managing visual inspections, work crew accountability, illegal substance checks and cell assessments.
  • Supervised inmates during all activities and transfers to monitor compliance and implement corrective actions.
  • Patrolled facility and work areas to complete headcounts of inmates.
  • Strengthened emergency response protocols by conducting emergency scenarios and quarterly drills and assessing results.
  • Mitigated risks and emergency response delays by monitoring weapon inventory controls.
  • Reduced escape attempts, crimes and other hazardous activity through close observation and situational awareness.
  • Effectively interacted with staff, offenders, visitors and public to maintain security within facility.
  • Received and processed inmates into custody of institution by searching prisoners and taking charge of personal property.
  • Conducted pat downs and strip searches of inmates and visitors to prevent contraband from entering facility.
  • Drove passenger vehicles and trucks to transport inmates to other institutions, courtrooms, hospitals and work sites.
  • Used software to document facility and prisoner information, including prisoner identification, charges and inmate disturbance incidents.
  • Maintained safety and security of staff and public by applying defensive techniques and physical restraints.
07/2017 to 09/2018
Air Duct Technician Alutiiq Llc Havelock, NC,
  • Increased longevity of HVAC systems by performing preventive maintenance.
  • Assembled auxiliary components to heating or cooling equipment, including air ducts, pipes, discharge valves and flues.
  • Consulted with customers to trace malfunctions and identify root causes, completing speedy repairs to return full performance levels.
  • Optimized performance by balancing systems and calibrating controls.
  • Completed thorough inspections of supporting electrical systems to assess continuity and locate faults.
  • Completed circuits by connecting systems to sources of refrigerant, fuel or water, testing all connections for integrity.
  • Connected heating or air conditioning equipment to water, fuel or refrigerant sources to form complete circuits.
  • Utilized pressure gauges and soap-and-water solutions to test pipe and tubing joints for leaks.
06/2015 to 07/2017
Laborer Six Flags, Inc. Agawam, MA,
  • Used forklifts, hand trucks, scissor lifts and other equipment to move materials around work sites and organized according to need.
  • Maintained and cleaned equipment after each job and inspected.
  • Operated commercial vehicle to transport equipment and job-specific machinery to and from job sites.
  • Completed diligent equipment inspections, repairs and maintenance actions to prolong life of each piece of machinery.
  • Kept machinery in proper working order by repairing and replacing malfunctioning parts.
  • Adhered to heavy equipment safety and operation protocols, resulting in minimal complaints or incidents.
  • Graded earth and smoothed surfaces as part of projects or finish work.
  • Communicated with ground team members and fellow operators to prevent safety hazards and keep materials moving.
  • Erected structural components, poured concrete and completed other construction-related tasks.
  • Placed tools and job site machinery in locked areas and secured location at end of each shift.
  • Drove vehicles to and from work sites and maintained clean driving record.
  • Created specific finishes on poured concrete.
  • Applied concrete fabrication techniques to achieve desired project specifications, quality and code standards.
  • Demolished and repaired old concrete surfaces.
  • Mixed, spread and patched concrete to specifications.
  • Operated SASE floor grinders.
  • Maintained clean, safe worksite for team safety and to help keep projects on-track.
01/2015 to 07/2016
Carpenter Company Name City, State,
  • Checked measurements and completed accurate cuts to prevent materials waste and maintain cost controls.
  • Placed building paper over subflooring to protect final flooring material from water damage.
  • Completed installations of building structures, trim, flooring and cabinetry.
  • Followed established job site safety regulations and maintained safe and clean work area.
  • Completed precise joining and high-quality finish work by properly anchoring and bracing structures.
  • Planned projects by identifying necessary equipment, tools, and required assistance.
  • Installed paneling on walls to deaden sound, complete decorations or absorb shock based on individual customer requirements.
  • Studied specifications in blueprints, sketches or building plans to prepare project layout and determine dimensions and materials required.
  • Installed interior doors and hardware, accessories, cubicle curtain tracks and TV brackets.
  • Shaped or cut materials to specified measurements using hand tools, machines and power saws.
  • Cut and installed insulation for residential and commercial buildings.
  • Selected and ordered lumber or other required materials to keep inventory at sufficient levels.
  • Met with clients to set out project goals, scope and requirements and drafted blueprints for review and final approval.
  • Repaired and remodeled wood, iron, chain link and vinyl fencing.
  • Inspected job site location to evaluate for code violations and coordinated necessary maintenance or repairs.
  • Repaired roofs and flooring and remodeled bathrooms and kitchens.
  • Offered valuable suggestions to clients' remodel needs.
  • Assembled durable, high-quality structures by working with forming systems, hand tools and range of equipment.
  • Installed drywall, ceilings, trim and fabricated replacement trim and moldings.
  • Developed proficiency in stain-grade trim work, hanging doors and drilling and setting door hardware.
  • Safely operated electric cordless and hammer drills and cutting torches.
  • Built and hung custom doors and frames.
  • Specialized in foundations, framing and finish carpentry.
  • Effectively used all fasteners such as nails, screws, pneumatic nailing systems, concrete anchors, powder-actuated fasteners and framing connectors.
  • Properly poured, set and cured concrete.
Expected in 06/2013
High School Diploma:
Red Lion Area Senior High School - Red Lion, PA

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School Attended

  • Red Lion Area Senior High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Forklift Operator
  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Corrections Officer
  • Air Duct Technician
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter


  • High School Diploma

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