senior correctional officer resume example with 18+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Resourceful and dedicated Senior Correctional Officerwith motivational leadership, training and employee supervision experience. Innovative and analytical with excellent project management skills.
  • Management training
  • People skills
  • Experience in defusing conflict
  • Self-defense techniques
  • Correctional facility procedures knowledge
  • Firearm operations trained
  • Safety and security-oriented
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Segregation unit specialist
  • Central and pod control
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Team-oriented
  • Weapons training
  • Customer service
  • 45 Wpm
  • Excel
  • Word
  • Data management
  • Documentation expertise
  • Clerical support
  • Clear oral/written communication
  • Team building
  • Excellent multi-tasking ability
  • Microsoft Office expertise
  • Friendly nature
  • High accuracy
  • Organizational skills
Work History
02/2006 to Current Senior Correctional Officer Corecivic | Camden, TN,
  • Maintained the custody and control of 950 inmates and supervised approximately 25 correctional staff in maximum security unit.
  • Upon assuming duties as a shift commander, post staff and give directives in emergency and non-emergency situations
  • Incident report writing and incident commander
  • Conducted routine and emergency head counts.
  • Directed the activities of inmate crews working on maintenance, operations, farming and construction projects.
  • Inspected work sites and crew trucks for contraband, cleanliness and safety.
  • Completed intake paperwork, fingerprints and searches.
  • Made rounds at specified intervals and conducted head counts and roll calls.
  • Booked new inmates into facility and processed inmates for release.
  • Received and accounted for personal possessions and determined inmate work assignments.
  • Searched the building and grounds, living quarters and work areas for contraband.
  • Prepared, processed and maintained forms, reports, logs, records and activity journals.
  • Investigated attempted escapes and conducted searches for escaped inmates.
  • Verified facility security by inspecting plumbing, outside areas, locks and cells for potential hazards.
  • Tracked inmates through head counts, visitor logs and scheduled activities.
  • Issued cleaning supplies, comfort items, laundry and all basic meals.
  • Escorted inmates to and from cells, court, hospitals and medical appointments.
  • Received and inspected mail, property and funds from visitors on behalf of designated inmates.
  • Determined and assigned inmates to appropriate housing.
  • Arranged for medical and dental care of inmates.
  • Responded to inquiries from the public, other staff, inmates and visitors.
  • Led disciplinary hearings and made recommendations for sentencing.
  • Created and maintained arrest files on all inmates processed through the jail.
  • Made sure holding areas were cleaned and that prisoners were served meals on time.
  • Observed behavior of residents individually and in groups.
  • Built solid relationships with staff and residents to help keep the institution safe and secure.
  • Established healthy relationships and maintained professional boundaries with resident offenders in the institution.
  • Made regular sanitation and maintenance checks of dorms and reported results to appropriate personnel.
05/2003 to 03/2006 Front Desk Clerk Mhc Equity Lifestyle Properties | Corinth, NY,
  • Checked in/out hotel guests
  • Group check in
  • Room changed
  • Assist with customer concerns and directions
  • Night audit
01/2003 to 03/2006 Customer Service Representative Graybar Electric Company, Inc. | Grand Forks, ND,
  • Start and cancel waste services for residential and commercial customers
  • Trash container rental residential and commercial
  • Radio directions to drivers and print out directions for drivers
Expected in to to High School Diploma | Valley High school , Las Vegas, NV GPA:

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School Attended

  • Valley High school

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  • Senior Correctional Officer
  • Front Desk Clerk
  • Customer Service Representative


  • High School Diploma

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