Corrections Officer resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Organized and motivated employee eager to apply time management and organizational skills in various environments. Seeking entry-level opportunities to expand skills while facilitating company growth. Flexible hard worker ready to learn and contribute to team success.

  • Occupational hazards and safety precautions
  • File and record maintenance
  • Ethical standards of conduct
  • Behavioral disorders familiarity
  • Inmate rights
  • Excellent problem solver
  • First aid and CPR certified
  • Trained in defensive tactics
  • Armory and key control
  • Restraint techniques
  • Non-violent intervention
  • Negotiation
  • Observation
  • Criminal Justice
  • Mentorship
  • Safety
  • CCTV monitoring
  • Evidence preservation
06/1999 to Current Corrections Officer State Of Massachusetts | South Yarmouth, MA,
  • Maintained daily logs of shift activity.
  • Conducted thorough cell searches to uncover contraband and other materials not allowed at facility.
  • Maintained appropriate control, security and well-being over those detained.
  • Attended regular trainings and maintained appropriate certifications.
  • Monitored inmate behavior to prevent crime, escape attempts and other dangerous activities.
  • Conducted routine and emergency head counts.
  • Conducted internal security checks to ascertain inmate safety.
  • Employed de-escalation techniques, verbal commands and physical and mechanical restraints to address unruly inmates.
  • Patrolled and visually inspected units, yards, buildings and prisoner property and clothing to ensure welfare, security and safety.
  • Maintained communications with staff and inmate body to maintain safe, effective prison environment.
  • Operated telephones, switchboards, intercoms and two-way radios to communicate with other personnel.
  • Observed and directed inmates during recreation, visits, telephone and shower time.
  • Assisted in restraining violent and unruly inmates.
  • Informed inmates and visitors of rules, safety and security procedures and responsibilities.
  • Recognized signs of problems, such as despondency, depression and anger in order to prevent riots or suicides.
  • Supervised residents during meal distribution and intake, recreation time and work-site performance.
  • 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.
  • Maintained records and logs of man hours, materials and equipment used.
  • Processed all required forms for new facility admissions and submitted copies to maintain official records.
  • Directed activities of inmate crews working on maintenance, operations, farming and construction projects.
  • Instructed inmates on work detail and oversaw work-site transportation.
  • Reviewed housing assignments and reassigned inmates to meet allocation and safety needs.
  • Directed visitor sign-in, documenting processes and completing appropriate visitation logs.
  • Enforced resident behavior management protocols and drafted incident reports for infractions.
  • Maintained clear and open communications with facility areas to support safe operations.
08/1995 to 06/1999 Lowes Home Improvement Store Lowes Home Improvment | City, STATE,
  • Communicated with clients throughout project to deliver exceptional customer service.
  • Managed inventory of materials and equipment and reordered parts to complete projects.
  • Prepared and adhered to project schedules and budgets.
  • Placed bids on work and provided project plans and estimates to customers.
  • Obtained approval from customers for project change orders.
  • Worked with clients to find appropriate material sources according to client budgets and specific project needs.
  • Directed project management for multiple types of home repair, maintenance and remodeling.
10/1993 to 11/1996 Double D Flooring Double D Flooring | City, STATE,

Estimated jobs calculated materials costs

Ordered materials to start and complete jobs

Supervised co,workers as we worked together on job assignments to completion

Hardwood floors installed,repaired,sanding,refinishing,and refreshing old floors

carpet cleaning both extracting and buffing cleaning methods

Public relations follow up with customers,home owners,business owners to insure they were completely happy and satisfied with completed jobs

Machinery vehicle upkeep and maintenance

Job scheduling,converse with customers in person as well as over telephone

05/1990 to 03/1993 Chucks Supply Chucks Supply | City, STATE,
  • Handled procurement, logistics and recordkeeping to facilitate and enhance company operations.
  • Kept production at peak levels, resolved shortages and optimized inventory to meet customer demands.
  • Directed planning and procurement of raw materials, scheduled production jobs and coordinated logistics.
  • Kept production quality, compliance and transportation consistent and in accordance with operational specifications.
  • Aligned production with demands by establishing priorities, maintaining equipment and calibrating equipment for optimal performance.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/1990 High School Diploma | Napoleon High School, Napoleon, MI GPA:
Expected in 06/1990 | Building Repairs Technology Jackson Area Career Center, Jackson Mi, GPA:
Expected in 05/1994 Associate of Arts | Pre Requisite Study, Heating,cooling,refrigeration Jackson Community College, Jackson, MI GPA:
Expected in 08/1996 | Criminal Justice Courses "15 Credit Hours That MDO Jackson Community College, Jackson, MI GPA:
Expected in 06/1999 | Corrections Officer Training Michigan Department of Corrections Academy, Lansing Mi, GPA:

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School Attended

  • Napoleon High School
  • Jackson Area Career Center
  • Jackson Community College
  • Jackson Community College
  • Michigan Department of Corrections Academy

Job Titles Held:

  • Corrections Officer
  • Lowes Home Improvement Store
  • Double D Flooring
  • Chucks Supply


  • High School Diploma
  • Associate of Arts

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