corrections officer resume example with 18+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Dutiful Correctional Officer with 11 years of experience supervising inmate interactions for safety and compliance. Brings moral code and crisis-management techniques to maintain productive environment for rehabilitation. Focuses on individual security within all interactions with inmates and staff.

  • First aid and CPR certified
  • Visitation guidelines understanding
  • Behavioral disorders familiarity
  • State and federal laws knowledge
  • Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI)
  • Booking procedures
  • Courtroom practices familiarity
  • Occupational hazards and safety precautions
  • Inmate rights
  • Trained in defensive tactics
  • Restraint techniques
  • Ethical standards of conduct
  • Juvenile court procedures
  • Crisis management
  • Non-violent intervention
  • Observation
  • Safety
Corrections Officer, 10/2010 - Current
Nisqually Indian Tribe Olympia, WA,
  • Maintained daily logs of shift activity.
  • Maintained correct physical head count at all times.
  • 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.
  • Conducted cell and illegal substance checks.
  • Recognized signs of problems, such as despondency, depression and anger in order to prevent riots or suicides.
  • Transported inmates to and from personal appointments, including medical and dental appointments, funerals, work details and court hearings.
  • Escorted prisoners to and from court, jail and other jurisdictions or rehabilitation institutions.
  • Maintained custody and control of inmates housed in maximum security unit.
  • Directed visitor sign-in, documenting processes and completing appropriate visitation logs.
  • Processed all required forms for new facility admissions and submitted copies to maintain official records.
  • Provided testimony in court when called to testify.
  • Assisted in restraining violent and unruly inmates.
  • Informed inmates and visitors of rules, safety and security procedures and responsibilities.
  • Supervised residents during meal distribution and intake, recreation time and work-site performance.
Distribution Associate, 09/2007 - 09/2010
Hackensack University Medical Center Piscataway, NJ,
  • Prepared secure and well-organized shipping boxes, pallets and crates.
  • Unloaded trucks, checked product and added warehouse tags.
  • Assessed stock quality and accuracy against paperwork.
  • Broke down heavy pallet loads of cases, boxes and bags.
  • Tagged and stored product inventory in correct areas and locations.
  • Organized inventory and coordinated movement between receiving, storage and shipping to facilitate operations.
  • Received, shipped, loaded and unloaded goods.
  • Maintained warehouse compliance with federal regulations and company policies.
Sales Associate, 09/2006 - 09/2007
Kickhaefer Manufacturing Company Fredonia, WI,
  • Followed consistent safety procedures, including maintaining visible animal identification and checking tags to minimize care errors.
  • Restrained and managed scared and active animals.
  • Promoted optimal animal health by feeding and watering on regular schedule.
  • Cleaned cages in accordance with health code requirements to ensure sanitary environment for animals.
  • Fed and refreshed water for animals staying in kennels on regular eating schedules.
  • Performed daily care, including feeding, watering and cleaning animal enclosures for rescued animals.
  • Met with clients to discuss needs, service preferences and special requests.
  • Walked animals in assigned area to complete daily enrichment.
  • Completed owner paperwork and obtained all necessary information, including possible allergies, potential aggressive behavior, preferred food type and owner contact details.
  • Provided client service by educating owners on essential animal care practices and answering questions and processing payments.
  • Investigated and resolved customer complaints.
Beach Maintenance (Seasonal), 05/2003 - 09/2006
City Of Long Beach City, STATE,

Seasonal Summer Position - May-September 2003-2006

  • Transported trash and hazardous waste to appropriate disposal area.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2006
Long Beach High School - Long Beach, NY
Status -
: Criminal Justice, Expected in
Nassau Community College - Garden City, NY
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30 College Credits Received


Certificates, Awards, Completed Specialty Classes

  • Basic Course For Correction Officer - Municipal Police Training Council of The State of NY - Oct 29, 2010-Feb 4, 2011
  • Firearms and Deadly Physical Force Certification - Municipal Police Training Council of The State of NY - January 10, 2011
  • Meritorious Service Award - Nassau County Sheriff's Department Award - March 2012
  • Citation From The Nassau County Legislature - Life Saving Award - November 2012
  • Citation From The Nassau County Legislature - Becoming a Board Member of The Nassau County Sheriff's Department Columbia Association (Italian Society) - November 2012
  • Certificate Of Recognition - Life Saving Award - Town Of Hempstead - November 2012
  • Life Saving Certificate - Nassau County Sheriffs Department Columbia Association - November 2012
  • Certificate of Completion - Suffolk County Sheriff's Department Annual Gang Seminar Informational Class - 2013 & 2015
  • Certificate of Completion - New Jersey Regional Intelligence Academy for Cyber Security Awareness for Law Enforcement, Homeland Security and Emergency Services - October 2015
  • Certificate of Completion - Instructor Development Course from The Municipal Police Training Council of New York - January 2021
  • Certificate of Completion - MACTAC - Multiple Attack Counter Terrorism Action Capability - Spec War Solutions - May 2021

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School Attended

  • Long Beach High School
  • Nassau Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Corrections Officer
  • Distribution Associate
  • Sales Associate
  • Beach Maintenance (Seasonal)


  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)

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