corrections officer resume example with 12+ years of experience

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

[Job Title] with demonstrated command of [Area of expertise]. [Type] expert with developed aptitude for [Skill] and [Skill]. Multilingual and fluent in [Language] and [Language], offering solid comprehension of cultural diversity. [Job Title] with talent for [Task] and [Task]. Strong knowledge of [Area of expertise] and [Area of expertise]. Communicative and team-oriented with proficiency in [Software]. Proven history of fostering [Action] to meet team, individual and management objectives. Ambitious student pursuing [Area of study] degree eager to contribute developed knowledge in [Job Title] role. Skilled in [Skill] and [Skill] in [Type] settings. Adaptable and driven with strong work ethic and ability to thrive in team-based or individually motivated settings. Hardworking and reliable [Job Title] with strong ability in [Task] and [Task]. Offering [Skill], [Skill] and [Skill]. Highly organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality. [Area of study] student with background in [Area of expertise]. Strong technical proficiency with work history in [Area of expertise]. In-depth knowledge of [Software] coupled with [Task] and [Task] abilities. Proven history of [Skill] and [Skill]. Results-focused [Industry] professional with strength in [Skill], [Task] and [Task]. Proactive leader with strengths in communication and collaboration. Proficient in leveraging [Area of expertise] and [Area of expertise] knowledge to promote [Result]. Adept at managing concurrent objectives to promote efficiency and influence positive outcomes. Dedicated and hardworking professional with experience in [Area of expertise] and [Area of expertise]. Skilled in team leadership, training and development, as well as development and implementation of [Type] programs and protocols. Offering ability to work both independently and as collaborative member of team to improve processes and meet organizational goals.

  • Safety and Security
  • Learning Strategies
  • Operation Monitoring
  • Science
  • Restraint Techniques
  • Emergency Management
  • Ethical Standards of Conduct
  • Occupational Hazards and Safety Precautions
  • File and Record Maintenance
  • Behavioral Disorders Familiarity
  • Visitation Guidelines Understanding
  • Juvenile Court Procedures
  • Speaking
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Monitoring
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Coordination
  • Practice Vigilance
  • Active Learning
  • Web Browser Software
  • Respond to Enquiries
  • Maintain Operational Communications
  • Apply Knowledge of Human Behavior
  • Service Orientation
  • Identify Security Threats
  • Surveillance Methods
  • Write Situation Reports
  • Instructing
  • Show Responsibility
  • Ensure Law Application
  • Use Different Communication Channels
  • Management of Personnel Resources
  • Criminology
  • Management of Material Resources
Education and Training
University Of Ado -ekiti Nigeria Nigeria , Expected in 04/2007 Bachelor of Science : Plant Science - GPA :
Montgomery County, Oh - Corrections Officer
Dayton, OH, 11/2020 - Current
  • Operated communication systems, including telephones, switchboards, intercoms and two-way radios to effectively communicate with other personnel.
  • Maintained appropriate control, security and well-being over those detained.
  • Transported inmates to and from personal appointments, including medical and dental appointments, funerals, work details and court hearings.
  • Enforced resident behavior management protocols and drafted incident reports for infractions.
  • Safely transported inmates to and from work sites.
  • Instructed inmates on work detail and oversaw work-site transportation.
  • Supervised activities of adolescents in residential setting.
  • Reviewed housing assignments and reassigned inmates to meet allocation and safety needs.
  • Conducted routine and emergency head counts.
  • Performed warrant pick-ups and turnovers at other jails and prisons.
  • Maintained clear and open communications with all facility areas to support efficient and safe operations.
  • Conducted internal security checks to ascertain inmate safety.
  • Conducted cell and illegal substance checks.
  • Verified warrants, conducted searches and fingerprinted inmates.
  • Led grid searches to locate and confiscate potential harmful items and contraband.
  • Selected and developed [Number] [Type] training programs to meet facility needs.
  • Facilitated reductions in inmate disturbances and incidents by [Number]% to increase facility safety.
  • Processed all required forms for new facility admissions and submitted copies to maintain official records.
  • Maintained communications with staff and inmate body to maintain safe, effective prison environment.
  • Conducted booking procedures on new inmates by performing fingerprinting and medical assessments.
  • Attended regular trainings and maintained appropriate certifications.
  • Maintained records and logs of man hours, materials and equipment used.
  • Assisted in restraining violent and unruly inmates.
  • Maintained daily logs of shift activity.
  • Performed [Type] and [Type] administrative duties to maintain appropriate records of accounted inmates.
  • Maintained custody and control of [Number] inmates housed in maximum security unit.
  • Received property from incoming inmates, provided receipts and inspected items for contraband.
  • Recommended further treatment strategies and diagnostic efforts for inmates.
  • Recommended changes in procedures to emphasize officer safety.
  • Maintained correct physical head count at all times.
  • Informed inmates and visitors of rules, safety and security procedures and responsibilities.
  • Implemented defensive tactics and physical restraints to maintain safety and security of [Type] facility.
  • Contributed to treatment staffing team developing rehabilitative program for juveniles.
  • Patrolled and visually inspected units, yards, buildings and prisoner property and clothing to ensure welfare, security and safety.
Beyond Meat - Reach Truck Operator
Los Angeles, CA, 03/2020 - 06/2020
  • Collaborated in team environment to maintain high levels of productivity.
  • Documented movements using computer tracking systems.
  • Used equipment such as loaders, hand trucks, forklifts and cranes safely.
  • Loaded items in optimal manner to maximize work efficiency.
  • Moved goods between warehouse locations according to shipment and storage needs.
  • Improved warehouse operations efficiency through [Action].
  • Transported offloaded inventory to proper storage area in warehouse.
  • Loaded and unloaded trailers and trucks using picker and reach truck.
  • Documented amount and quality of incoming freight in [Type] system.
  • Explained [Type] equipment operating and safety procedures to new employees.
  • Logged weight and destination production data in detailed daily logs for management review.
  • Reported equipment malfunctions to [Job title] and coordinated repairs.
  • Arranged items on pallets according to size and weight.
  • Sorted, organized and stacked items in warehouse.
  • Maintained equipment, documented condition and performed minor repairs.
  • Selected and transported items using forklift to complete customer orders.
Cargill, Inc. - Freight Forwarder
Norwalk, CA, 11/2012 - 09/2017
  • Coordinated with freight forwarders to expedite international shipments.
  • Consulted customs brokers to arrange passage of goods through customs.
  • Analyzed shipping routes to determine how to minimize environmental impact.
  • Routed, rated and quoted more than [Number] international air export shipments per month.
  • Tracked and traced air shipments in order to maintain current status information.
  • Discussed detailed port information to importers or exporters.
  • Recognized by management for providing exceptional customer service.
  • Leveraged [software] to input and compile data gathered from various sources.
  • Defined strategies and created a plan to achieve ambitious operational objectives.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Motivated and encouraged team members to communicate more openly and constructively with each other.
  • Contributed to development, planning and completion of project initiatives.
  • Answered [number] calls per [timeframe] to assist with customer questions and concerns.
  • Certified shipments for compliance with [Type] and [Type] regulations.
Community Health System - Sales Representative
Naples, FL, 01/2006 - 12/2012
  • Identified customer needs to deliver relevant product solutions and promotions and meet target budgets.
  • Fostered relationships with customers to expand customer base and enhance loyalty and retention.
  • Placed orders and answered customer questions in-person, through email and over phone to maximize customer service.
  • Prepared and processed contracts and order forms for new and existing customers.
  • Exceeded sales goals by [Number]% for [Number] consecutive years.
  • Worked with [Type] and [Type] teams to assess, update and optimize delivery dates for customers.
  • Followed-up with clients after installations to assess quality service and customer satisfaction.
  • Developed and implemented restructuring solutions, training programs and process improvement initiatives to boost performance by [Number]%.
  • Converted [Number]% of clients into repeat customers, driving [Number]% increase in market share.
  • Exceeded [Year] quota by [Number]% with over $[Amount] in sales.
  • Created and implemented store displays, promoting sales and growth.

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School Attended

  • University Of Ado -ekiti Nigeria

Job Titles Held:

  • Corrections Officer
  • Reach Truck Operator
  • Freight Forwarder
  • Sales Representative


  • Bachelor of Science

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