Correctional Officer Resume Samples

It is the duty of the Correctional Officer to oversee the people or group of people who are arrested and are awaiting the trail, or who are sentenced to serve time in prison or jail. The Correctional Officer Resume gives a list of the following job duties – enforcing rules and keeping order within the jail or prison; preventing disturbances and maintaining security, using progressive sanctions if needed; supervising the daily activities of the jail inmates; making sure the inmates abide by the rules and ensuring whereabouts of the inmates; and inspecting facilities frequently.

People who are considering entering this occupation must depict the following skills – ability to pass fingerprint checks, credit report, and experience in military service, clean criminal record, and physical ability to handle tough and violent inmates. The job applicant should be above 18 years of age, be a citizen of the country and possess a college degree in order to get the eligibility for qualifying for the related examination.

Certified Correctional Officer Resume

Summary : Detail-oriented professional with the ability to learn concepts quickly. Seeking a challenging position as a strong leader in a dynamic team of achievers with a company that believes in rewarding the people that enable its greatness.

Skills : Type 60 Wph, Experience Working With Diverse Population, Detail Oriented, Strong Listening, Excellent Communicational

Description :

  • Supervise inmates in housing units and those segregated for administrative or punitive measures.
  • Supervise the issuance of clothing and other personal effects on inmates.
  • Make periodic patrols of quarters and work areas and initiate counts of inmates at regular and irregular intervals.
  • Maintain control and discipline including the use of physical restraint and restraining devices.
  • Maintain a periodic patrol either inside or outside the institution to ensure the security and integrity of the institution.
  • Instruct inmates and maintain control in areas such as the inmate food service area, auditorium, etc.
  • 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.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma


Correctional Officer Resume

Headline : Skilled, dedicated and professional individual with a passion for Criminal Justice. Bilingual in English and Spanish. Proficient with Microsoft Office- Word, Power Point, Excel. Successfully completed the Correctional Officer Basic Recruit Training Course. Actively licensed with FL Unarmed Officer License- D License.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Powerpoint, Typing, Resourceful, Punctual, Customer Service

Description :

  • Communication within the agency, in order to provide the highest level of functioning and security among the inmates as well as staff.
  • Previous case manager used effective interpersonal communication skills, and have maintained a high level of safety and security for staff and offenders.
  • Responded to emergency situations and assisted in the preventions of assaults on other inmates and staff.
  • Assist in providing timely responses to the public, inmates, and other law enforcement partners.
  • Review and analyze requests and inform supervisors and department heads of urgent matters to ensure the highest safety among the working environment within the federal prison system.
  • Ensure compliance with provisions of law and the department of justice and bureau of prisons policies and procedures.
  • Monitoring and evaluation of situations to ensure the security and safety of the institution and community while effectively managing operations with creativity and innovation.
  • Recognize potential security violations within my work area and report to appropriate parties, as well as suggest solutions and improvements of security procedures through communication with higher seniority staff and unit team.
  • Authorized to carry firearms when working specific posts within the institution and perimeter.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor in Criminology


Correctional Officer Resume

Headline : Innovative Manager seeks position offering opportunities for new professional and personal challenges. Self-starter with a positive, can-do attitude who is driven to learn, improve and succeed. Highlights Business analysis Employee engagement Operations management Powerful negotiator Team building Exceptional time management skills Natural leader Adaptable.

Skills : Management, Leadership, Maintenance, Field Services, Corrections, Peace Officer.

Description :

  • Arrange daily schedules for prisoners including library visits, work assignments, family visits, and counseling appointments.
  • Acted in a professional manner at all times in order to maintain the order of peace and compliance.
  • Handled routine inquiries from both staff and inmates, providing technical assistance and answering questions regarding the general nature of correctional programs.
  • Reassigned female workers as needed when infractions or behavior issues occurred.
  • Oversees and maintains the area of assigned responsibility in a clean, sanitary and orderly manner.
  • Completed daily service journal conduct security and sanitation inspections of assigned area.
  • Observed the conduct and behavior of inmates in order to prevent disturbances and escapes.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma

Correctional Officer III Resume

Headline : Seeking a position with your company which will allow me to execute military experience of personnel organization, managing multiple projects, delivering high quality results with little supervision, increased responsibility and authority to be implemented into civilian job role.

Skills : Proficient In Microsoft Word, 60 WPM, Fascimile, Copier, Answering Multi-line Telephone, Secreterial Work, Report-writing

Description :

  • Monitored inmate behavior to prevent crime, escape attempts and other dangerous activities.
  • Implemented defensive tactics and physical restraints to maintain the safety and security of personnel and the general public.
  • Conducted pre-trip and post-trip equipment inspections of transport vehicles and equipment.
  • Transported inmates to and from medical and dental appointments, work details and court hearings.
  • Supervised inmates during meals, visits, recreation, telephone calls and shower time.
  • Received property from incoming inmates, provided receipts and inspected items for contraband.
  • Informed inmates and visitors of rules, safety and security procedures and responsibilities.
  • Maintained communications with all other areas of the facility at all times.
  • Enforced resident behavior management system and wrote incident reports for infractions.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

State Correctional Officer Resume

Objective : Safety-oriented Correctional Officer with experience in maximum and medium security facilities. Extensively trained in defensive tactics and suicide prevention. Hardworking Officer who employs sound judgment and verbal de-escalation tactics to keep order and avoid dangerous situations. Skillfully detects contraband during cell searches.

Skills : Telephone Communications, Training, Microsoft Word And Microsoft Excel, And Inventory Management

Description :

  • Arrange daily schedules for prisoners including library visits, work assignments, family visits, and counseling appointments.
  • Counsel inmates and respond to legitimate questions, concerns, and requests.
  • Monitor conduct of prisoners in the housing unit, or during work or recreational activities, according to established policies, regulations, and procedures, to prevent escape or violence.
  • Provide to supervisors oral and written reports of the quality and quantity of work performed by inmates, inmate disturbances and rule violations, and unusual occurrences.
  • Record information, such as prisoner identification, charges, and incidences of inmate disturbance, and keep daily logs of prisoner activities.
  • Search prisoners and vehicles and conduct shakedowns of cells for valuables and contraband, such as weapons or drugs.
  • Take prisoners into custody and escort to locations within and outside of facilities, such as visiting room, courtroom, or airport.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Correctional Officer I Resume

Objective : Over 4 years of successful management and leadership experience with a reputation for meeting the most challenging organizational goals and objectives. A pragmatic and focused individual recognized for making seemingly impossible situations work.

Skills : Warehouse Worker, Cashier, Commercial Cleaner

Description :

  • Maintain security and control of inmates to ensure inmate, staff, and community protection.
  • Counsel inmates and respond to legitimate questions, concerns, and requests.
  • Monitor conduct of prisoners in the housing unit, or during work or recreational activities, according to established policies, regulations, and procedures, to prevent escape or violence.
  • Observes inmates and maintains alertness, continuously, to detect, deter, or prevent self-destructive or criminal behaviors.
  • Carry injured offenders or employees to safety and provide emergency first aid when necessary.
  • Supervise or perform searches of inmates or their quarters to locate contraband items.
  • Maintain knowledge of, comply with, and enforce all institutional policies, rules, procedures, and regulations.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associate of Arts

Juvenile Correctional Officer I Resume

Objective : Extremely motivated professional looking to utilize my educational and career experience to obtain fulfilling employment. Excellent communication skills and work well with others. Highly motivated and eager to accept new challenges.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Quickbooks, Quicken, Transcription, Typing, Billing, Bookkeeping, Data Entry, Office Management, Office Management, Powerpoint

Description :

  • Supervise offenders 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.
  • Make periodic patrols of quarters and work areas and initiate counts of inmates at regular and irregular intervals.
  • Maintain control and discipline including the use of physical restraint and restraining devices; prevent the introduction of contraband into the institution.
  • Check offender's mail for possible contraband; maintain a periodic patrol either inside or outside the institution to ensure the security and integrity of the institution.
  • Monitor, supervise and screen offender visitor traffic; monitor periguard system; observe traffic in and around the compound.
  • Instruct offender and maintain control in areas such as the inmate food service area, auditorium, etc.
  • 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.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Accounting

Correctional Officer Resume

Summary : Correctional Officer who exercises excellent judgment during crisis events and develops strong rapport with prisoners and colleagues. Respectful and ethical, who believes that implementing firm, clear guidelines generates a more peaceful prison environment for all involved. Capable of withstanding the taxing demands of monitoring large prison facilities. Extensive experience in inmate restraints and searches. Committed to maintaining order and enforcing rules and regulations in prison and jail settings. Resilient professional versed in handling difficult inmates and stressful situations. Extensively trained in defensive tactics and suicide prevention..

Skills : Word, Powerpoint, Reporting, Conflict Resolution, People Person, Communications, Data Entry, Security, Management, Excel, Coaching, Training, Typing, Teaching, Documentation, Customer Service

Description :

  • Maintained accurate and detailed logs of all events that occurred during each shift.
  • Prevented crimes by immediately reporting all unusual, unauthorized and illegal activity on the premises.
  • Verified each individual's right to enter restricted areas and denied access to unauthorized persons.
  • Prevented crimes through careful observation and investigation of suspicious and unusual behavior.
  • Enforced general services administration (GSA) policies by anticipating potential security breaches.
  • Responded quickly and effectively to all security violations and duress alarms.
  • Directed the activities of inmate crews working on maintenance, operations and construction projects.
  • Inspected work sites and crew trucks for contraband, cleanliness, and safety.
  • Received and accounted for personal possessions and determined inmate work assignments.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Associate of Science

Correctional Officer II Resume

Objective : Emergency Response Team- Member of an elite team inside the correctional facility that responded to emergency incidents and preserved the safety of the facility while putting ourselves in harm's way. Armed Transport- Member of a transport team that can demonstrate weapon accuracy, good judgement and awareness while transporting inmates amongst civilians. Specialized Unit- Worked in a Specialized Unit that was tasked with ensuring safety of severe mentally ill patients while having a role in providing therapeutic services.

Skills : Organizational , People , Computer ,Customer Service , Hard Working , Customer Service , And Sales

Description :

  • Perform the full range of duties and responsibilities for detention, correctional supervision, protection control and accountability of 1-160 inmates.
  • Supervise inmates, instructing them in proper sanitation, personal hygiene, and work habits.
  • Maintain the control and discipline of inmates in such areas as the housing units, recreation areas, and dining room.
  • Escort inmates throughout the compound, in addition to providing armed protection for inmates on outside for hospital trips.
  • Initiate and participate in searches of housing units and inmate work areas to prevent the introduction of contraband.
  • Prepare written reports, minor work requests, and memorandums of involvement specific incidents.
  • Maintain housing unit log, reporting all appropriate information involved in shift activities.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Correctional Officer/Rehab Resume

Headline : Able to communicate effectively to provide safety and security for general public, co-workers and facility. Monitoring negative behavior and deferring furtherance through problem solving and negotiations. Able to Implement policy and procedure. Maintain accountability and confidential information. Secure and provide information for Daily Reports, log books, files and investigations. Able to perform General office duties, Data entry, account ledges, Employee time keeping, Compile information for Employee files, along with customer service.

Skills : Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Sales Force, Communication , Bilingual

Description :

  • 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.
  • Supervised youth's daily activities, including school, meals and recreation time.
  • Made sure holding areas were cleaned and that prisoners were served meals on time.
  • Tracked inmates through a head count, visitor logs and scheduled activities.
  • Verified facility security by inspecting plumbing, outside areas, locks and cells for potential hazards.
  • Prepared, processed and maintained forms, reports, logs, records and activity journals.
  • Searched the building and grounds, living quarters and work areas for contraband.
  • Made rounds at specified intervals and conducted head counts and roll calls.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma