Certified Correctional Officer Resume Samples

A Certified Correctional Officer will take accountability for monitoring the individuals who are arrested and awaiting trial or those who have been sentenced for a term in jail. Typical duties listed on the Certified Correctional Officer Resume include the following – enforcing rules and keeping orders within jails, aiding in rehabilitation or counseling of the offenders; reporting about the conduct of inmates, searching inmates for any sort of contraband items; inspecting the facilities and supervising the inmates constantly.

The nature of the job demands the following skills – quick decision-making skills to determine the course of action and take necessary steps; interpersonal skills to commute with inmates; negotiating skills, physical strength to physically subdue inmates; and the ability to control emotions when confronted in hostile situations. A college degree in criminal law, criminology or victimology is required. In addition, the office must also take up the training at the training academy and earn the necessary certification.

Certified Correctional Officer Resume example

Certified Correctional Officer Resume

Objective : To obtain a position that will enable to use strong organizational skills and educational background, To work well with people and to secure a position with a well established organization with a stable environment that will lead to a lasting relationship in field To develop and expand existing success of the institution and to make a positive contribution.

Skills : Photoshop, Visio, Visio.

Description :

    1. Communicate information regarding security, institutional rules, safety and operations through the chain of command.
    2. Monitor inmates, watching closely for unusual behavior, improper conduct or signs of conflict, to determine potential inmate problems, such as suicide risk, intoxication, drug usage, assaultive behavior, etc.
    3. Search inmates, by pat or strip method, to detect and confiscate contraband or unapproved items.
    4. Search cells or living quarters, recreational areas, visiting areas and other areas in buildings or on the grounds for contraband or unapproved items.
    5. Prepare inmates for transport through search and application of appropriate restraining devices, depending on security level, and ensures all related materials to be transported with inmate are ready and in order.
    6. Perform head counts to visually ensure the presence of all inmates.
    7. Respond to emergency situations according to facility procedures, such as medical, fire, security, etc.
    8. Write narrative reports describing events that have happened, such as confidential reports, incident reports, disciplinary reports, special observations reports, etc.
    9. Use portable two-way radio.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor In Fine Art


Certified Correctional Officer/Eecutive Resume

Headline : To obtain a full time position that will enable the use of my expert experience in customer service, organization, multitasking, adaptability, ability to work in a team and/or individual setting, and maintain professionalism.

Skills : Salesforce.Com, POS, MS Office, Spanish, English.

Description :

    1. Supervise inmates in housing units Make periodic patrols of housing units and work areas and initiate counts of inmates.
    2. Maintain control and discipline including use of physical restraint and restraining devices.
    3. Prevent the introduction of contraband.
    4. Instruct inmates and maintain control in areas such as the inmate food service area and recreational yard.
    5. Observe for signs of disorder or tension and report such observations.
    6. Counsel with inmates regarding institutional, domestic or emotional adjustment problems.
    7. Maintain a record of equipment, supplies and other items.
    8. Be familiar with the entire operation of the Control Room.
    9. Initiate and participate in search of inmate recreation areas, work areas, and housing units to prevent the introduction of contraband items.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma


Jr. Certified Correctional Officer Resume

Objective : To obtain full time permanent employment in a professional office. dependable and reliable person with excellent communication skills, customer service, office experience, multi-task, and computer literate.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Excel, Powerpoint, OPUS Data System.

Description :

    1. Conduct head counts to ensure that each prisoner is present.
    2. Monitor conduct of prisoners in housing unit, or during work or recreational activities, according to established policies, regulations, and procedures, to prevent escape or violence.
    3. Inspect conditions of locks, window bars, grills, doors, and gates at correctional facilities to ensure security and help prevent escapes.
    4. Record information, such as prisoner identification, charges, and incidences of inmate disturbance, and keep daily logs of prisoner activities.
    5. Search prisoners and vehicles and conduct shakedowns of cells for valuables and contraband, such as weapons or drugs.
    6. Use weapons, handcuffs, and physical force to maintain discipline and order among prisoners.
    7. Inspect mail for the presence of contraband.
    8. Guard facility entrances to screen visitors.
    9. Maintain records of prisoners' identification and charges.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Business Systems

Certified Correctional Officer I Resume

Objective : Experienced Career Professional. Versatile, reliable and efficient with 10+ years of experience supporting managers and executives in high paced environments. Diversified skills include client relation, human resources, project management, and administrative support. Excellent phone and digital communication skills.

Skills : Excellent phone and digital communication skills.

Description :

    1. Complete forms in accordance with company procedures.
    2. Conduct head counts to ensure that each prisoner is present.
    3. Monitor conduct of prisoners in housing unit, or during work or recreational activities, according to established policies, regulations, and procedures, to prevent escape or violence.
    4. Inspect conditions of locks, window bars, grills, doors, and gates at correctional facilities to ensure security and help prevent escapes.
    5. Guard facility entrances to screen visitors.
    6. Supervise and coordinate work of other correctional service officers.
    7. Participate in required job training.
    8. Take prisoners into custody and escort to locations within and outside of facility, such as visiting room, courtroom, or airport.
    9. Drive passenger vehicles and trucks used to transport inmates to other institutions, courtrooms, hospitals, and work sites.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Business Administration

Certified Correctional Officer II Resume

Objective : To obtain a position with a stable and progressive company where can utilize customer service and management skills. Administrative Customer Service Supervision.

Skills : Typing, Sales, Customer Service, Management.

Description :

    1. Supervise inmates in housing units and those segregated for administrative or punitive measures; instruct inmates in housekeeping and sanitation; supervise the issuance of clothing and other personal effects to inmates.
    2. Make periodic patrols of quarters and work areas and initiate counts of inmates at regular and irregular intervals; maintain control and discipline including use of physical restraint and restraining devices; prevent the introduction of contraband into the institution.
    3. Check inmate mail for possible contraband; maintain a periodic patrol either inside or outside the institution to ensure the security and integrity of the institution.
    4. Monitor, supervise and screen inmate visitor traffic; monitor periguard system; observe traffic in and around the compound.
    5. Instruct inmates and maintain control in areas such as the inmate food service area, auditorium, etc.
    6. Observe for signs of disorder or tension and report such observations to a higher authority; counsel with inmates regarding institutional, domestic or emotional adjustment problems.
    7. Maintain a record of equipment, supplies and other items; maintain and demonstrate proficiency in the use and care of firearms, restraint methods and equipment and emergency measures; maintain knowledge of communication and other electronic equipment; instruct inmates in the proper care and use of institutional equipment.
    8. Maintain master inmate location counts; setup and receive inmate counts and be familiar with the entire operation of the Control Room; initiate and participate in search of inmate recreation areas, work areas, and housing units to prevent the introduction of contraband items.
    9. Maintain proper security of inmates being transported; ensure that all transportation permits are completed accurately and signed by the appropriate authority; institute proper restraints as appropriate for inmate's custody classification; check transportation vehicles daily.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
General Studies

Asst. Certified Correctional Officer Resume

Summary : Veteran Officer dedicated to saving lives and committed to creating a safe environment. Over 9 years of experience in law enforcement and 5 years working with clients experiencing mental illness. Extensive crisis intervention and strategic-relationship/partnership-building skills. Listens attentively, solves problems in a high stress environment, and uses tact and diplomacy to find common ground and achieve positive outcomes.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Customer Service, IOS, Conflict Resolution, Powerpoint, Inventory Control, Typing, Urinalysis, Operations Management, Sales, Documentation, Fax, Kronos, Word, General Mechanic.

Description :

    1. Supervising inmates in housing units and those segregated for administrative or punitive measures; Periodical patrols of quarters and work areas and initiate counts of inmates at regular and irregular intervals; maintaining control and discipline including use of physical restraint and restraining devices; preventing the introduction of contraband into the institution.
    2. Inspecting inmate mail for possible contraband; periodically patrolling either inside or outside the institution to ensure the security and integrity of the institution.
    3. Monitor, supervise and screen inmate visitor traffic.
    4. Observing for signs of disorder or tension and reporting such observations to a higher authority.
    5. Counseling with inmates regarding institutional, domestic or emotional adjustment problems.
    6. Maintaining a record of equipment, supplies and other items; maintaining and demonstrating proficiency in the use and care of firearms, restraint methods, and equipment and emergency measures.
    7. Maintaining knowledge of communication and other electronic equipment.
    8. Initiating and participating in searches of inmate recreation areas, work areas, and housing units to prevent the introduction of contraband items.
    9. Maintaining proper security of inmates being transported.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Associates

Certified Correctional Officer III Resume

Headline : Seeking a career position that will benefit from my Social Work Degree, my strong communication skills, excellent Microsoft computer skills, great customer service, resourcefulness and positive attitude.

Skills : Paralegal, Administrative, Hospitality, Customer Service, Human Resources.

Description :

    1. Supervised and made periodic patrols of living quarters and work areas to ensure safety, control and discipline of inmate population.
    2. Conducted daily formal and informal counts of inmates at regular and irregular intervals.
    3. Inspected locks, windows, bars, grills, doors and gates for tampering.
    4. Observed conduct and environment of inmates to prevent riots, escapes, unwanted activities, infraction of rules and unsatisfactory attitude and behavior.
    5. Completed daily shakedowns/searches on inmates and living quarters to prevent the introduction of contraband into the institution.
    6. Checked inmates' incoming and outgoing mail for possible contraband and/or gang related activities.
    7. Maintained and demonstrated proficiency in the use and care of firearms, restraint methods and equipment.
    8. Completed daily written and oral reports to include incidences of inmate disturbances and/or injuries.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Certificate In ABA

Certified Correctional Officer/Representative Resume

Objective : Highly motivated, team-oriented professional seeking a position in organization where I can utilize and gain excellent skills in a challenging environment.Four years Supervisory Experience, four years counseling.

Skills : Critical thinker, problem solver.

Description :

    1. Supervised and made periodic patrols of living quarters and work areas to ensure safety, control and discipline of inmate population.
    2. Conducted daily formal and informal counts of inmates at regular and irregular intervals.
    3. Inspected locks, windows, bars, grills, doors and gates for tampering.
    4. Observed conduct and environment of inmates to prevent riots, escapes, unwanted activities, infraction of rules and unsatisfactory attitude and behavior.
    5. Completed daily shakedowns/searches on inmates and living quarters to prevent the introduction of contraband into the institution.
    6. Checked inmates' incoming and outgoing mail for possible contraband and/or gang related activities.
    7. Maintained and demonstrated proficiency in the use and care of firearms, restraint methods and equipment.
    8. Completed daily written and oral reports to include incidences of inmate disturbances and/or injuries.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Certificate In ABA

Associate Certified Correctional Officer Resume

Objective : The kind of work that interest me is security, front desk clerk, warehouse. I definitely love being a sales associate. I love driving forklifts if someone is willing to give me an opportunity. I do have Forklift license. I would love to be an office manager as well. My field of work is broad BC I love learning new things all the time. I just know that where ever I am, I will be a great asset.

Skills : Office Manager And Coordinator, Sales , Pallet Jack, Cash Register, Team Player/Quick Learner, Microsoft Word. Sorting.

Description :

    1. Supervised inmates in housing units and those segregated for administrative or punitive measures.
    2. Made periodic patrols of quarters and work areas and initiate counts of inmates at restraint.
    3. Made notes dailly documentation by the hour or every half hour depending on the area I was in.
    4. During this job by doing my job I helped keep contraband from getting into the prison and the assault percentage had decreased.
    5. Must say all of these thing are a team effort so I have to include that I showed everyone that i am a team player.
    6. Skills Used Written and Oral communication skills is something that I had to use on a daily bases.
    7. Leadership skills is something that you must show as well.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Masters Of Psychology

Certified Correctional Officer Resume

Summary : To obtain a challenging position that will utilize and enhance my current skills along with opportunities for growth and career advancement. Experience.

Skills : Proficient in Microsoft Office- Effectively communicate verbally and in writing.

Description :

    1. Maintained custody and security of female offenders in a maximum-security prison through visual and audio surveillance.
    2. Effectively communicated with violent of uncooperative offenders.
    3. Performed detailed search of persons, places and objects for contraband items.
    4. Safely transported inmates to outside appointments and receiving custody facilities.
    5. Assisted in intake and processing new admission inmates.
    6. Supervised as shift lead segregation officer.
    7. Attended various departmental training sessions.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
B.A. In Sociology