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Jessica
Claire
resumesample@example.com
(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
:
Summary

Seasoned Corrections Officer brings calm, confident presence to in-prison interactions. Safety-focused approach to managing inmate interactions and activity. Compassionate supervision over areas such as recreation, visiting, work and food consumption. Detail-oriented approach to handling adverse and stressful working conditions. Flexible hard worker ready to learn and contribute to team success. 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.

Skills
  • Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI)
  • Trained in defensive tactics
  • First aid and CPR certified
  • Ethical standards of conduct
Experience
Scott County - Corrections Officer
Shakopee, MN, 12/2013 - Current
  • Maintained daily logs of shift activity.
  • Maintained correct physical head count for inmates.
  • Conducted thorough cell searches to uncover contraband and other materials not allowed at facility.
  • Maintained appropriate control, security and well-being over those detained.
  • Monitored inmate behavior to prevent crime, escape attempts and other dangerous activities.
  • Conducted routine and emergency head counts.
  • Employed de-escalation techniques, verbal commands and physical and mechanical restraints to address unruly inmates.
  • Operated communication systems, including telephones, switchboards, intercoms and two-way radios to effectively communicate with other personnel.
  • Maintained communications with staff and inmate body to maintain safe, effective prison environment.
  • Assisted in restraining violent and unruly inmates.
  • Maintained clear and open communications with facility areas to support safe operations.
  • Recognized signs of problems, such as despondency, depression and anger in order to prevent riots or suicides.
  • Recommended changes in procedures to emphasize officer safety.
  • Complied with Standard Emergency Health Response Plan, including having written plan in place.
Scott County - Corrections Officer
Shakopee, MN, 09/2006 - 12/2013
  • Maintained daily logs of shift activity.
  • Maintained correct physical head count for inmates.
  • Conducted thorough cell searches to uncover contraband and other materials not allowed at facility.
  • Monitored inmate behavior to prevent crime, escape attempts and other dangerous activities.
  • Conducted routine and emergency head counts.
  • 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 communication systems, including telephones, switchboards, intercoms and two-way radios to effectively communicate with other personnel.
  • Assisted in restraining violent and unruly inmates.
  • Maintained clear and open communications with facility areas to support safe operations.
  • 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.
  • Transported inmates to and from personal appointments, including medical and dental appointments, funerals, work details and court hearings.
Army National Guard - Armored Truck Driver
Birmingham, AL, 02/2005 - 09/2006
  • Maintained high degree of situational awareness to minimize risk of hazardous encounters.
  • Drove and navigated armored truck and made numerous weekday stops to service banks and [Type] customers.
  • Delivered cash and coins to banks and [Type] customers to facilitate timely financial transactions.
  • Loaded and balanced ATM machines along daily routes to replenish cash supply for banks and [Type] ATM customers.
  • Prepared daily and weekly cash disbursement reports and submitted to management to provide accountability and transparency.
  • Communicated with route customers and obtained agreement on needed cash denominations and amounts to conduct business transactions.
  • Provided friendly and professional assistance to employees, visitors and customers.
  • Protected company assets against theft or damage by conducting frequent building and grounds patrols.
  • Detected emergency situations through keen listening and close observation to respond appropriately to alarms.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
Army - Cavalry Scout (19D)
City, STATE, 06/2001 - 02/2005
  • Trained and mentored new platoon members, providing assistance when needed and advising on how to perform daily duties.
  • Operated and performed preventive maintenance on wheeled and tracked vehicles and equipment valued at millions of dollars in order to transport personnel, supplies and equipment.
  • Planned, memorized and navigated numerous routes during vehicular and foot patrols and coordinated movement between 6 vehicles via radio.
  • Received and implemented combat orders and directed deployment of personnel in offensive, defensive and retrograde operations.
  • Supervised security on millions worth of military equipment resulting in zero loss in 4-year period.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
  • Juggled multiple projects and tasks to ensure high quality and timely delivery.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
  • Demonstrated leadership by making improvements to work processes and helping to train others.
  • Improved operations by working with team members and customers to find workable solutions.
Education and Training
Sanford Brown Middleburg Heights, Expected in : Massage Therapy - GPA :
Lakeland Community College Willoughby, OH Expected in : Applied Science - GPA :

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School Attended
  • Sanford Brown
  • Lakeland Community College
Job Titles Held:
  • Corrections Officer
  • Corrections Officer
  • Armored Truck Driver
  • Cavalry Scout (19D)
Degrees
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Some College (No Degree)

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