youth correctional counselor resume example with 5+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

As a Youth Correctional Counselor we are familiar with problem-solving and crisis-management techniques necessary to effectively navigate prison environment. Detailed supervision for day-to-day inmate interactions, including recreation, leisure and work-site activity, write inmate casework. Safety-focused dedication with results-oriented planning and protocol establishment to maintain safety for all.

  • File and record maintenance
  • Booking procedures
  • Excellent problem solver
  • CCTV monitoring
02/2019 to Current Youth Correctional Counselor Dover Corporation | Centerville, IA,
  • Maintained appropriate control, security and well-being over those detained.
  • Maintained daily logs of shift activity.
  • Employed de-escalation techniques, verbal commands and physical and mechanical restraints to address unruly inmates.
  • Inspected cells and conducted random searches of common areas.
  • Implemented defensive tactics and physical restraints to maintain safety and security of facility.
  • Received property from incoming inmates, provided receipts and inspected items for contraband.
  • Supervised activities of adolescents in residential setting.
  • Maintained communications with staff and inmate body to maintain safe, effective prison environment.
  • Promoted safety, order and functionality of facility.
  • Observed and directed inmates during recreation, visits, telephone and shower time.
  • Recommended further treatment strategies and diagnostic efforts for inmates.
  • Supervised individuals and managed cases in facility.
  • Applied non-violent response tools and physical restraint during problematic situations.
  • Monitored daily activities to identify and manage suspicious behavior, improper conduct and signs of conflict.
  • Maintained records and logs of man hours, materials and equipment used.
  • Attended regular trainings and maintained appropriate certifications.
  • Promoted rehabilitation of offenders and maintained safety of staff and residents.
  • Supervised inmates during day-to-day activities.
  • Completed protocols during emergency situations.
  • Monitored inmate behavior to prevent crime, escape attempts and other dangerous activities.
  • Assisted in restraining violent and unruly inmates.
  • Enforced resident behavior management protocols and drafted incident reports for infractions.
  • Maintained correct physical head count at all times.
03/2017 to 02/2021 Electrician One World Beef | City, STATE,
  • Utilized wide breadth of testing equipment to assess electrical systems, circuit continuity and accessory fixtures.
  • Adhered to specifications and codes in installation of electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures.
  • Evaluated electrical systems, equipment and components to identify and resolve defects and safety risks.
  • Responded to emergency callbacks and provided onsite support.
  • Checked and troubleshot 120 to 480 volt equipment to identify and address concerns.
  • Performed electrical utility services for industrial based and new building projects.
  • Troubleshot electrical control circuit.
  • Placed and installed safety systems, including emergency lighting, uninterruptible power systems and battery systems.
  • Connected wires to circuit breakers and transformers.
  • Rectified issues with EMCS and variable frequency drive systems by troubleshooting and correcting problems.
  • Worked extensively on three-phase, 277/480 volt power distribution systems.
  • Planned and installed complicated circuit systems in both commercial and residential construction.
  • Tested entire electrical assembly for performance levels and safety concerns.
  • Directed electricians on installation, maintenance and repair on electrical wiring and equipment.
  • Installed conduit, wire and motor controls.
  • Coded all projects, using drawings and manuals.
  • Drafted wiring layouts and developed plans for installation, selecting equipment and fixtures according to code and project specifications.
  • Traced and diagnosed electrical malfunctions using hand tools and test equipment.
  • Identified and addressed hazards, defects and repair requirements through inspection of electrical equipment.
08/2015 to 03/2017 Cashier/Loss Prevention Field Agent Rite Aid | City, STATE,
  • Monitored and supervised customer's activities in store to detect signs of attempted theft.
  • Initiated new training procedures for internal staff and clients, improving functionality and alleviating redundancy.
  • Documented evidence of attempted theft and recovered merchandise for use in loss prevention report generation.
  • Performed audits of safety procedures, business offices and CCTV systems.
  • Responded calmly and effectively to emergency conditions, including safety hazards and threats to life or property.
  • Ascertained, investigated and alleviated internal and external theft and fraud.
  • Audited safety processes and overall business operations.
  • Rolled out successful loss control strategies by building trust and cultivating partnerships with customers.
  • Gathered loss control data and compiled information into reports for submission to appropriate customers.
  • Identified client needs and worked closely with risk management personnel to ascertain appropriate solutions.
  • Identified, investigated and resolved internal and external theft and fraud.
  • Notified security of suspected theft, including descriptions of individuals and items stolen to help control store losses.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
Education and Training
Expected in 04/2016 Bachelor of Science | Criminal Justice San Diego State University, San Diego, CA GPA:
Expected in 06/2010 High School Diploma | Calexico High School, Calexico, CA GPA:




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School Attended

  • San Diego State University
  • Calexico High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Youth Correctional Counselor
  • Electrician
  • Cashier/Loss Prevention Field Agent


  • Bachelor of Science
  • High School Diploma

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