Classification Officer Resume Samples

A Classification Officer takes responsibility for evaluating new inmates who are in prison or jail. The job description entails interviewing prisoners; researching and making referrals for necessary social or psychological assistance and establishing a suitable level of incarceration for inmates. Other duties are listed on the Classification Officer Resume as – assessing inmates using psychological tests and questionnaires, evaluating the offender’s mental state and risk level, interviewing newly incarcerated inmates to gather information about their education, social status, work experience, family background, and health history; reviewing criminal history, current charges and case files for assessing risk to the public; recommending appropriate work detail or rehab programs, and making recommendations based on the progress of the inmates.

While an entry-level position requires only a bachelor’s degree and no work experience. Applicants with no college education with relevant work experience in the field are considered for senior-level roles. Strong monitoring skills and physical stamina are other essential skills.

 

Classification Officer Resume example

Classification Officer Resume

Headline : Dedicated and focused, excels at prioritizing, completing multiple tasks simultaneously, and following through to achieve project goals. Organized problem solver who creates solutions. Maintains a flexible schedule and responds quickly to emergency service calls.

Skills : Type Approximately 65 CWPM, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Prepared and maintained accurate time and attendance records, ensuring data was prepared in accordance with established procedures and transmitted to payroll in a timely manner.
    2. Read and reviewed material to be filed, assigned code based on document content, and filed material based on the determination.
    3. Retrieved files based on knowledge of the filing system.
    4. Ensured files had all pertinent documents and signatures.
    5. Maintained and accurately updated file system to enable quick and efficient retrieval of information.
    6. Accurately purged files or performed other file disposition actions in accordance with established procedures.
    7. Promptly and accurately followed procedures for classified document control.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS in Criminal Justice


Classification Officer Resume

Headline : Courteous and Professional Demeanor Excellent training skills Effective Work strategies Hiring Payroll. A strong communicator able to effectively multitask while maintaining organizational skills.

Skills : Supervisor, Counselor, Social Worker, Probation Officer, Law Enforcement, Trainer.

Description :

    1. Audited files of offenders' files for dates, times, reductions, increases, etc.
    2. Supervised people who have been placed on probation.
    3. Supervised offenders on probation through personal contact with the offenders and their families.
    4. Instead of requiring offenders to come to them, many officers meet offenders in their homes and at their places of employment or therapy and parole officers may arrange for offenders to get substance abuse rehabilitation or job training.
    5. Worked with either adults or juveniles exclusively.
    6. Investigated the backgrounds of the accused, write presentence reports, and recommend sentences.
    7. Required to testify in court as to their findings and recommendations.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS in Criminal Justice and Public Management


Classification Officer Resume

Headline : Experienced Classification Officer with strong clinical, technical, and administrative skills. Expertise includes computer proficiency, learning new computer systems quickly, working well under pressure, and yet maintaining a high level of attention to detail. Seeks to obtain a nursing position that is challenging and allows growth.

Skills : Law Enforcement, Computer, Management, Interpersonal.

Description :

    1. Supervised a caseload of more than 100 inmates in a correctional facility.
    2. Responsible for the rating and gain time of inmates on caseload based on job security rating.
    3. Performed the duties of disciplinary hearing chairman during inmate disciplinary hearing at the institution.
    4. Monitored the confinement status of inmates on caseload.
    5. Responsible for the monitoring of the rehabilitation plan for inmates on my caseload.
    6. Responsible for performing continuous case management for inmates on caseload.
    7. Prepared close management review reports for the institutional reviewing authority.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA in Arts

Classification Officer Resume

Headline : Highly versatile, success-driven, professional who undertakes complex assignments while remaining strongly committed to providing exceptional service with superior performance. Over ten years of combined criminal justice experience with demonstrated success in Law Enforcement, Inmate Management, and Direct Supervision Corrections.

Skills : Type 65 Cwpm, Multi-Line Phone System, Office Equipment, Office Applications, Office Management.

Description :

    1. Maintained a caseload of 300-400 incarcerated offenders.
    2. Monitored the FDLE registration process of all sexual offenders/sexual predators housed at the facility.
    3. Participated as a member of the disciplinary report hearing committee to include evaluating the completed disciplinary report investigation and determining that completeness and timeliness guidelines are met.
    4. Prepared responses in reference to complaints/inquiries made by the public for supervisor approval.
    5. Maintained the ability to professionally and politely deal with public officials, staff members, and inmate family members.
    6. Maintained an extreme level of confidentiality in reference to incidents involving inmates and staff members.
    7. Completed criminal history checks, review, approve, or disapprove inmate visitors.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS in Criminology

Classification Officer Resume

Objective : Seeks to secure a full-time Classification Officer position within a company that will allow utilizing skills for company goals as well as own and ensures a long-term career.

Skills : Report Compilation, Microsoft Word, Excel, & Powerpoint.

Description :

    1. Created, organized, and maintained files.
    2. Created daily case notes in the electronic databases.
    3. Answered phone calls concerning offenders, handled complaints and responded to requests for information.
    4. Maintained positive relationships with offenders and their families.
    5. Counseled and assisted offenders.
    6. Organized office schedules and maintained relationships with necessary agency contacts.
    7. Maintained relationships with employment and community contacts.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MA in Clinical Psychology

Classification Officer Resume

Summary : 20 years of extensive training in the area of interpersonal skills, upper management skills, and training, customer service, criminal justice, security, facilitating and teaching management classes, and seminars. The experience level also includes a background in administrative work with an extended level of professional experience and training in interviewing, file audits, report writing, casework, written and oral communication, data entry, and experience in Microsoft Word and Excel.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Type 85 plus WPM, Spiritual Guidance, and Counseling to Inmates.

Description :

    1. Corrections classification officers assess inmates using psychological tests and questionnaires to evaluate the offender's mental state and risk level.
    2. Interviewed newly incarcerated inmates to gather information about their work experience, education, social status, family background, health history, and any current physical or mental impairment.
    3. Classification officers review criminal history, current charges, and case files to assess the risk to the public, other inmates, and correctional facility staff.
    4. Recommended appropriate work detail, rehabilitation programs, activities, social services, and psychological treatments required by the inmate.
    5. In conjunction with corrections staff, the classification officer maintains inmate records regarding behavior.
    6. Reviewed reclassification requests and makes further recommendations based on the inmate's progress, job performance, health, and compliance with facility regulations.
    7. Recorded clerk and promoted to classifications officer.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BBA in Business Administration

Classification Officer Resume

Objective : Solid background in case management and operation management. Goal-oriented individual with strong leadership capabilities. Organized, highly motivated, and detail directed problem solver. Proven ability to work in unison with staff, volunteers, and board of directors.

Skills : Manual Labor, Computers, Teamwork, People.

Description :

    1. Counseled inmates and refer offenders to social resources of the community for assistance.
    2. Provided guidance to inmates, such as educational and vocational development.
    3. Formulated rehabilitation plans for inmates.
    4. Consulted with institutional personnel to evaluate an inmate's social progress.
    5. Determined the nature and extent of the inmate's criminal record.
    6. Performed investigations into inmate and "potential" visitors' backgrounds.
    7. Worked on Restoration of Civil Rights for The Parole Commission.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MS in Psychology

Classification Officer Resume

Summary : Seeking a position in Personnel or Human Resources to apply business experience and education assisting the company in perfecting its goals.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Customer Service, Data Entry, Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Filing, Public Speaking, Publisher.

Description :

    1. Managed caseloads for inmates.
    2. Evaluated information from reports, interviews, and correspondence for a recommendation of inmate custody levels and work program assignments.
    3. Interviewed inmates, prepare progress reports, and supervise and evaluate inmate progress and identify inmate needs.
    4. Prepared inmate management plans for approval and perform file audits.
    5. Maintained inmate information of the department offender database.
    6. Counseled and referred inmates to treatment programs.
    7. Served as a case manager for inmates at the Penitentiary.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MBA in Business Administration

Classification Officer Resume

Summary : Find rewarding employment with a dynamic company where education and work experience will be utilized allowing us to grow within the organization.

Skills : Livescan, Defensive Driving Certified, Suicide Prevention, Court Room Security, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, CMIS Database, PED NM.

Description :

    1. Maintained a caseload of approximately 60-70 inmates with minimal supervision.
    2. Initiated good time on the earned meritorious deduction system as well as forfeited good time based on disciplinary reports, met with inmates on a daily basis to ensure they were programming/working.
    3. Set up inmates for the parole board, worked closely with half-way houses, Probation Parole, Interstate Compact, recovery homes, and the court system, DAs, and Attorneys.
    4. Responsible for auditing inmate files to ensure proper time and sentences were given, responsible for interpreting Judgment and Sentences handed down by the courts.
    5. Processed inmate releases by setting up transportation, monies, and the necessary paperwork for inmates' parole or discharge.
    6. Responsible for the admission and release of Migrants housed at MOC and coordinating with the Department of Homeland Security.
    7. Responsible for the formulation and maintenance of migrant classification files.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS in Sociology

Classification Officer Resume

Objective : Seeks a Classification Officer position that utilizes job training to promote individual opportunity and professional growth while making positive contributions to the company.

Skills : Front Office Coordinator, Coordination.

Description :

    1. Managed the programs, work assignments, transfers, visitation, and gain time for two teams of maximum security.
    2. Involved in the ongoing training of correctional officers and support personnel.
    3. Assigned to manage the programs, work assignments, transfers, and visitation for 300 inmates.
    4. Trained correctional officers and support personnel in annual in-service training topics including CPR/First Aid, human interaction.
    5. Conducted criminal background checks audit.
    6. Sentenced Documentation from the Inmate's County of Commitment.
    7. Trained new staff.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS in Criminal Justice