corrections officer resume example with 14+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Dedicated worker with experience in multiple fields including supervising daily activities of inmates with little supervision from superiors and dealing with emergency situations, handling customers by phone or in person with food sales and auto repair. Able to take constructive critisism. Motivated to learn and be the best at what im doing.

  • Ethical standards of conduct
  • First aid and CPR certified
  • Inmate rights
  • Armory and key control
  • Occupational hazards and safety precautions
  • Trained in defensive tactics
  • Excellent problem solver
  • Restraint techniques
  • State and federal laws knowledge
  • Observation
  • Non-violent intervention
Education and Training
SUNY College of Technology At Alfred Alfred, NY Expected in 05/2006 Associates : Autimotive Technology - GPA :
Cassadaga Valley High School SINCLAIRVILLE, NY Expected in 06/2004 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Scott County - Corrections Officer
Shakopee, MN, 06/2010 - Current
  • Provided testimony in court when called to testify.
  • Recognized signs of problems, such as despondency, depression and anger in order to prevent riots or suicides.
  • Assisted in restraining violent and unruly inmates.
  • Escorted prisoners to and from court, jail and other jurisdictions or rehabilitation institutions to prevent unruly behavior and escapes.
  • Employed de-escalation techniques, verbal commands and physical and mechanical restraints to address unruly inmates.
  • Led grid searches to locate and confiscate potential harmful items and contraband.
  • Monitored behavior of [Number] inmates to prevent escape attempts, crime and other dangerous activities.
  • Supervised inmates during meals, visits, recreation, telephone calls and shower time.
  • Maintained clear and open communications with all facility areas to support efficient and safe operations.
  • Transported inmates to and from medical and dental appointments, funerals, work details and court hearings.
  • Operated communication systems, including telephones, switchboards, intercoms and two-way radios to effectively communicate with other personnel.
  • Maintained correct physical head count at all times.
  • Used chemical agents, hand restraints and verbal commands to restrain unruly inmates.
  • Maintained custody and control of [Number] inmates housed in maximum security unit.
  • Enforced resident behavior management protocols and wrote incident reports for infractions.
  • Patrolled and visually inspected units, yards, buildings and prisoner property and clothing to ensure welfare, security and safety.
  • Transported inmates to scheduled court appearances, medical appointments, and authorized activities.
  • Conducted thorough cell searches to uncover contraband and other materials not allowed at facility.
  • Conducted cell and illegal substance checks.
  • Implemented defensive tactics and physical restraints to maintain safety and security of [Type] facility.
  • Conducted internal security checks and distributed meals.
  • Supervised meal distributions and observed inmates during meals.
  • Received property from incoming inmates, provided receipts and inspected items for contraband.
  • Monitored inmate behavior to prevent crime, escape attempts and other dangerous activities.
  • Maintained daily logs of shift activity.
  • Informed inmates and visitors of rules, safety and security procedures and responsibilities.
  • Attended regular trainings and maintained appropriate certifications.
  • Conducted routine and emergency head counts.
  • Maintained records and logs of man hours, materials and equipment used.
  • Reviewed housing assignments and reassigned inmates when needed.
  • Signed in all visitors and completed appropriate visitation log forms.
Papa John's - Pizza Delivery Driver
Corydon, IN, 06/2008 - 06/2010
  • Picked up meals from local restaurants and dropped off at residential and business customer locations.
  • Recorded weekly hours and mileage for accurate payment.
  • Carried food in insulated bags to maintain hot or cold temperature.
  • Cleaned vehicle regularly to maintain professional appearance.
  • Resolved customer problems and complaints effectively by [Action].
  • Achieved consistently high customer scores due to exceptional service and special touches such as keeping snacks on-hand.
  • Ascertained which routes would provide fastest access to customer sites, allotting for various factors such as weather and road conditions.
  • Entered customer orders in [Software] to document sales.
  • Maintained positive attitude and diplomacy when dealing with customers and other team members.
  • Forged and cultivated strong relationships with customers within fast-paced and constantly moving environment.
  • Collected payment from customers by [Action], made change and provided receipts.
Aaa Of Southern California - Automotive Technician
Lees Summit, MO, 06/2006 - 06/2008
  • Communicated advanced mechanical information to non-mechanical people in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Performed maintenance inspections, tune-ups, oil changes and other key services.
  • Detected combustible gas and refrigerant leaks using special instruments.
  • Performed customer work and warranty repairs in compliance with manufacturer standards.
  • Conducted inspections and tests to verify safety and compliance with emissions limits.
  • Performed troubleshooting and diagnostic procedures to locate the source of malfunctions.
  • Completed simple and advanced repairs according to specifications for systems such as brakes, exhaust and electrical.
  • Evaluated, repaired and aligned vehicle suspensions.
  • Kept the garage clean, organized and efficient.
  • Answered customer questions and discussed options face-to-face, over the telephone and via email.
  • Welded, soldered and fabricated parts to complete skilled services.
  • Performed minor maintenance services, including gasket replacements, coolant flushes and tune-ups.
  • Removed, replaced, balanced and rotated new or used tires.

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School Attended

  • SUNY College of Technology At Alfred
  • Cassadaga Valley High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Corrections Officer
  • Pizza Delivery Driver
  • Automotive Technician


  • Associates
  • High School Diploma

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