Corrections Sergeant resume example with 17+ years of experience

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

I am currently an assertive and driven correctional sergeant that can confidently supervise, guide, direct and monitor staff.  I have a strong work ethic and moral code that I follow and expect others to adhere to. I find it very important to focus on the safety of all individuals involved in situations. I've  worked as a grievance coordinator and disciplinary hearing officer. I am currently working as the lead intelligence supervisor for the facility and  work with other agencies with in NY state. I am currently the Team Leader of the Steuben County Jails Critical Emergency Response Team (CERT).  I have been trained to handle higher intensity situations. I am confident in my ability to maintain order in any situation I encounter. I am in charge of ordering and the distribution of inmate hygiene supplies and clothing.  I am dedicated to preserving resources and maximizing the effectiveness of all at my disposal.



  • NYS Corrections Supervisory School( 2015)
  • NYS Peace Officer Certified since 2009
  • Interpersonal
  • Leadership
  • Behavioral Disorders Familiarity
  • Problem solver
  • Booking procedure
  • Yearly Firearms Certification
  • CPR
  • C.E.R.T (Critical Emergency Response Team)
  • Restraint techniques

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  • Observant
  • Windows XP proficient
  • Use of Force (Article 35)
  • Municipal Police Training (OC) (Baton/ Asp)
  • E-Justice Certified
  • Inmate Transport / Courtroom Knowledge
  • First aid and CPR certified
  • Ethical and moral standards
  • Strong protective instincts
  • Skilled in conflict resolution
  • Trained in defensive tactics
Corning Community College Corning , New York Expected in 2008 Associate of Science : General Studies - GPA :
Bath - Haverling High School Bath , New York Expected in 2002 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Liberty University , Expected in : School Of Divinity - GPA : Current

I have been a member of the Steuben County Jail Correctional staff since October 06, 2008. I successfully completed Correctional Officers Basic Training and attained Peace Officer Certification. I also attended and successfully completed the jail's Critical Emergency Response Team (CERT) try outs and have been a Team member since 2009 and  named Team Leader in 2017. I have worked and familiarized my self with all shifts that are at the jail. I am currently a grievance and disciplinary hearing officer. I have negotiated and lessened possible inmate altercations on units by asserting myself in prevention of the possible situations. I was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in the spring of 2013 and Intelligence Supervisor in 2017.

Prior to my employment with the Sheriff's department I graduated from Corning Community College with an Associates Degree. I also am a Bath-Haverling High School graduate class of 2002. I was a very active athlete lettering in multiple sports. Along with athletics I was also involved as the student council president among many other club affiliations. I'm currently pursuing my bachelor's degree from Liberty University.

County Of Racine, Wisconsin - Corrections Sergeant
Racine, WI, 04/2013 - Current
  • Respond to calls in both routine and emergency situations
  • Note and follow up on any unusual behavior
  • Maintain accurate and detailed logs of all events that occurred during each assigned shift
  • Process and log accurate and detailed incident reports
  • Deliver accurate verbal and written reports to all personnel
  • Respond and investigate all security and safety violations
  • Oversee the monitoring of alarms/security systems to detect any unauthorized movement in secured areas
  • Responsible for the oversight booking in inmates and for ensuring enforcement of rules and regulations governing security, conduct, discipline, safety, and the general well-being of inmates, civilians, and staff
  • Supervise up to 50 officers and 220 inmates
City Of Johnson City - Correctional Officer
Johnson City, TN, 09/2008 - Current
  • Maintained safety and security of the facility at all times
  • Conducted security tours of the housing units and day areas
  • Monitored distribution of meals, medication, laundry, mail, and commissary
  • Transported inmates to and from courts and other appointments

Vanscoter Landscaping - Laborer/ Landscaping
City, STATE, 05/2004 - 07/2007
  • Assisted in maintaining and building retaining walls and patios
  • Provided lawn maintenance and lawn scape design 
Fagans Inc. - Laborer/Deliverer
City, STATE, 10/2003 - 08/2008
  •  Unloaded and loaded delivery trucks and assisted in maintaining warehouse duties
  • Maintained and groomed the buildings and grounds.
  • Assisted in the furniture store with deliveries and floor inventory placement.

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School Attended

  • Corning Community College
  • Bath - Haverling High School
  • Liberty University

Job Titles Held:

  • Corrections Sergeant
  • Correctional Officer
  • Laborer/ Landscaping
  • Laborer/Deliverer


  • Associate of Science
  • High School Diploma

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