warden resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -

Results-focused corrections professional with strength in leadership, multi-tasking and professionalism. Proactive leader with strengths in communication and collaboration. Adept at managing concurrent objectives to promote efficiency and influence positive outcomes.

  • Supervision
  • Organizational skills
  • Active listening
  • Relationship building
  • Policy writing
03/2015 to 04/2021
Warden State Of Oklahoma {"@Context":"Http://Schema.Org", "@Type":"Jobposting",

* Responsible for the the daily operation of the facility with a budget of over $5,000,000 annually

* Maintained an inmate account with over $400,000.00

* Responsible for approximately 70 staff and over 200 inmates

* Proficient in policy writing and implementation

* Maintained full compliance with the State Department of Corrections inspection process during my tenure as Warden

* Responsible for acquiring quotes from vendors for work to be done at the facility as well as inmate services

* Responsible for the hiring of all staff

* Increased inmate services during my tenure as Warden

  • Coordinated shakedowns to locate and remove unauthorized items.
  • Juggled multiple projects and tasks to ensure high quality and timely delivery.
04/2009 to 03/2015
Deputy Warden Saint Mary's College Of California Moraga, CA,
  • Reviewed procedures regularly to improve handling of issues such as inmate disturbances and contraband.
  • Supervised staff activities related to inmate security, behavior control and safety monitoring for 200+ inmates
  • Coordinated mandatory training for 60 staff covering diverse operational and safety requirements.
  • Assigned daily tasks and responsibilities to employees and filled out daily work logs.
  • Notified medical staff of inmates requiring medical attention and submitted proper incident reports.
  • Coordinated shakedowns to locate and remove unauthorized items.
  • Managed 60 employees and supervised 200 offenders in prison facility.
  • Oversaw assigned court trips for jailers, maintaining security of staff and public at all times.
  • 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.
05/1997 to 04/2009
Sergeant Scott County Shakopee, MN,
  • Supervised and reviewed 50 subordinates.
  • Collaborated with divisional commanders to maintain consistency in all operations.
  • Trained and mentored staff on correct procedures to maximize efficiency and protect public trust.
  • Reviewed and assessed criminal prosecution information, including search warrants, citations and complaints.
  • Reviewed paperwork and case files submitted by subordinate officers to verify accuracy and conformance to strict policies.
  • Provided management and support to team of 50 officers, reducing process gaps and promoting productivity.
  • Informed shift officers of special areas of emphasis, including properties to watch and noted criminals understood to be in patrol areas.
  • Patrolled assigned areas to respond to emergency calls and investigate disturbances.
  • Oversaw shift with 14+ personnel.
  • Contacted paramedics and other emergency personnel for assistance at medical incidents and accidents.
12/1994 to 05/1997
Corrections Officer Carbon County City, STATE,
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Conducted cell and illegal substance checks.
  • Observed and directed inmates during recreation, visits, telephone and shower time.
  • Assisted in restraining violent and unruly inmates.
  • Maintained clear and open communications with all 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.
  • Enforced resident behavior management protocols and drafted incident reports for infractions.
  • Received property from incoming inmates, provided receipts and inspected items for contraband.
  • Conducted booking procedures on new inmates by performing fingerprinting and medical assessments.
  • Transported inmates to and from personal appointments, including medical and dental appointments, funerals, work details and court hearings.
  • Monitored behavior of 100 inmates to prevent escape attempts, crime and other dangerous activities.
  • Maintained records and logs of man hours, materials and equipment used.
  • 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.
  • Led grid searches to locate and confiscate potential harmful items and contraband.
  • Recommended changes in procedures to emphasize officer safety.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/1986 to to
High School Diploma:
Lehighton Area High School - Lehighton, Pa.,

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  • Lehighton Area High School

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  • Warden
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  • Corrections Officer


  • High School Diploma

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