Corrections Officer Resume Samples

Overseeing the inmates at prisons and jails is the chief task of a Corrections Officer. The job description involves performing a variety of tasks that ensure prison policies are adhered by the inmates. The other core duties and tasks are mentioned on the Corrections Officer Resume as follows – inspecting prison cells, monitoring inmates’ activities, escorting inmates from one place to another, restraining disorderly prisoners, using physical force to control prisoners who are fighting among each other; and documenting inmate visitation, mail or phone calls.

Employers look for potential officers with these core skills – strong decision-making skills, knowledge of self-defense techniques; ability to understand relevant rules and regulations, reacting appropriately during tense or unforeseen situations; and knowledge of using firearms safely. A high school diploma is the minimum educational qualification expected on resumes. Though, some state additionally needs college credits as well.

Corrections Officer III Resume

Summary : Trained Asset Protection Investigator. Skilled in investigations for internal and external activities. Evidence protection. Familiar with security measures necessary for retail establishments. Experience as a corrections officer. Trained in defensive tactics and conflict resolution. Former military with an honorable medical discharge. Reasonable logistics skills and experience. Skilled in material handling and warehouse duties.

Skills : Corrections, Cash Management, Inventory Management, Sales Management, Account Management

Description :

  • Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
  • Record information, such as prisoner identification, charges, and incidences of inmate disturbance, and keep daily logs of prisoner activities.
  • Inspect conditions of locks, window bars, grills, doors, and gates at correctional facilities to ensure security and help prevent escapes.
  • 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.
  • Ensured prisoners follow prison rules, looked after their needs, and escorted them when moving to various areas within the facility.
  • Maintained security inside the prison and observed the conduct and behavior of inmates to prevent disturbances and escapes, and maintain order and ensure safety among inmates by ensuring everyone inside the premises follow rules at all times.
  • Supervised work crews and responsibilities including assigning jobs to each inmate.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor of Arts


Corrections Officer II Resume

Headline : Obtain a career that has vast opportunities for upward mobility, work for a company that will give me the tools and opportunities to succeed. Working with people and assisting those in need.

Skills : Data Entry, Bookkeeping, Excel, Word, Conflict Resolution, Filing, Fax, Monitoring

Description :

  • Management or supervisory work in a business or other organization that included directing the workflow and/or direct supervision of others.
  • Supervising planned recreational activities or active participation in community action programs.
  • Maintained visual security of assigned areas and ensured all policies and procedures on maintaining proper care, custody and control of inmates are followed.
  • Monitored inmate behavior to prevent crime, escape attempts, and other dangerous activities.
  • Responds to emergency situations according to facility procedures, such as medical, fire, security.
  • Maintained security and inmate accountability to prevent disturbances, assaults, and escapes.
  • Monitor, supervise and screen inmate visitor traffic; monitor periguard system; observe traffic in and around the compound.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Community Corrections Officer & Specialist Resume

Summary : Reliable and dependable on ordinary days as well as highly stressful and demanding days. Safety-oriented Correctional Officer with more than 2 years in maximum and medium security facilities. Extensively trained in defensive tactics and suicide prevention. Hardworking, who employs sound judgment and verbal de-escalation tactics to keep order and avoid dangerous situations.

Skills : Type 45 Wpm, Filing, Customer Relations, Ability To Multi-Task, Computer Literate, CPR, Data Entry, Detail Oriented, Desktop Publishing, First Aid, Records Management, Strong Organizational, Strong Work Ethic

Description :

  • 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.
  • Maintain a periodic patrol either inside or outside the institution to ensure the security and integrity of the institution.
  • Monitor, supervise and screen inmate visitor traffic; monitor periguard system; observe traffic in and around the compound.
  • 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.
  • Maintain proper security of inmates being transported; ensure that all transportation permits.
  • 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
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Degree


Corrections Officer/ Transport Officer Resume

Objective : Accomplished and energetic Corrections Officer with a solid history of achievement in security and military law enforcement. Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. Areas of expertise include active listening, negotiations, and quick decision making.

Skills : Computer , Microsof Word., Microsoft Word ,windows Applications. Language ; Speak French Fluently And Intermediate Level Spanish.

Description :

  • Respond to unusual or emergency situations using the appropriate escalation of force level up to and including armed response by following established protocol.
  • Maintain proficiency in the use of all assigned protective equipment, restraint devices, and weapons.
  • Control access to the facility through the admittance process; precludes unauthorized access to facilities, and the conversion, theft or intentional destruction of physical assets.
  • Observe and report activities and incidents, providing for the security and safety of property and personnel.
  • Make periodic tours to check for irregularities and to inspect protection devices and fire control equipment.
  • Preserve order to enforce regulations and directives for the site pertaining to personnel, visitors, and premises.
  • Monitor entrances and exits; acts to prevent unapproved or unlawful entry; controls entrances, the movement of people and vehicles, and parking.
  • Patrol assigned site on foot or in a vehicle; checks for unsafe conditions, hazards, unlocked doors, security violations.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor of Science

Community Corrections Officer Resume

Summary : Hard-working and driven individual with an appreciation for contributing to company performance and success. To become an indispensable asset to my employer and a valued team member. Enjoy working in a team as well as individually. Additionally, delivering a high quality work product in a timely and efficient manner while consistently exhibiting personal and professional integrity.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Customer Service, Leadership Development, Organizational, Sales

Description :

  • Help train all new hired correctional officers while they are in the academy for five weeks of training.
  • Conducted internal security and well being checks to insure that all inmates were safe.
  • Supervised inmates during meals, visits, recreation, telephone calls and shower time.
  • Monitored inmate behavior to prevent crime, escape attempts and other dangerous activities.
  • Created, organized and maintained files, daily case notes and electronic databases.
  • 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.
  • Prepared, processed and maintained forms, reports, logs, records and activity journals.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Associate of Science

Municipal Corrections Officer Resume

Headline : Seek to work in an environment that will challenge further in health and wellness; while allowing to contribute to the growth and success of the organization. Obtain a position that will provide the ability to apply skills and work experience to a growing industry.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Personal Care Assistant, Windows, People Soft

Description :

  • Built solid relationships with staff and residents to help keep the institution safe and secure.
  • Made sure holding areas were cleaned and that prisoners were served meals on time.
  • Tracked inmates through head counts, visitor logs and scheduled activities.
  • Made rounds at specified intervals and conducted head counts and roll calls.
  • Supervises inmates in dining hall to ensure they are fed in an orderly manner and to maintain security during meal periods.
  • Maintained communications with all other areas of the facility at all times.
  • Enforced resident behavior management system and wrote incident reports for infractions.
  • Searched cells or living quarters or recreational areas for contraband and unapproved items.
  • Communicated with other staff and/or main control to inform about inmate behaviors.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
General Education

Corrections Officer/Compliance Officer Resume

Objective : Detail-oriented professional with strong technical skills and the ability to learn concepts quickly, looking to apply my education and experience to a job in the legal support field.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Very Computer Literate, 65+ Words Per Minute Keyboard - No Errors, Bilingual, Strong Leadership, Payroll, Excellent Experience In Legal Forms, Great Learner

Description :

  • Ensure safety of detainees by assessing and defusing conflicts, searching areas for contraband and unsafe conditions.
  • Skills used professionalism, responsibility, keeping confidentiality, professional charting and report making.
  • Attend special trainings held for bwrc staff as well as weekly work meetings.
  • Enforce rules and keep order staying within policies and procedures of the state laws.
  • 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 shake-downs of cells for valuables and contraband, such as weapons or drugs.
  • Supervise numerous amounts of inmates at medium/minimum custody; in addition to behavioral health inmates.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor of Science

Deputy Corrections Officer Resume

Headline : Perform cost-cutting modifications that improve safety and boost machine productivity. Troubleshoot systems accurately and repair breakdowns quickly to maintain operating efficiency. Completed Advance courses on Compressors, Turbines, Cummings Diesels and Outboard engines.

Skills : Microsoft Office Programs, Detail Oriented, Fast Learner, Hard Worker, Records Management, Accurint Skip Tracing, Supervisory, Previously Hazmat Certified, Previously Automated Air Load Planning System Certified, Leadership, Administrative Assistant, Punctual, Airlift Liaison Element, Oversaw Dozens Of Logistic Moves

Description :

  • Supervise offenders in administrative segregation and general population through personal contact with the offenders, and occasionally their families on visitation days.
  • Making sure offenders are on the right track to eventual rehabilitation into society.
  • Establishing and maintaining a positive and productive atmosphere on my cell blocks through the proper application of state and prison unit policies.
  • Effectively apply state laws, regulations, policies, rules and requirements in my day to day management of offenders.
  • Oversee the distribution of the daily needs and necessities of offenders in administrative segregation, as per policy.
  • Write witness statements and offender offense reports, which are used in investigating offender conduct and related incidences.
  • Maintain accountability of all offenders under my supervision at all times, throughout the day.
  • Interact with, advice and direct families during their weekend visits to see incarcerated loved ones.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Corrections Officer Resume

Headline : Experienced Corrections Officer with 7 years in criminal justice and law enforcement.Safety-oriented, fair and professional when dealing with unruly offenders and problem situations successful at adapting management styles to suit varying personality types. Persuasive leader able to generate respect and obedience from the most difficult individuals, familiar with the problem solving techniques necessary to be successful in any situation that arises. Focused and driven Dedicated team player.

Skills : Many Forms Of Art, Computer Knowledge, Warehouse Functions, Ge Sophmore-finished Courses In Psychology, Criminology, Human Services, Etc.Colle

Description :

  • Maintained security within the institution and overseen the health and safety of community, visitors, staff, and prisoners.
  • Physically patrolled and visually inspected units, yards, buildings, prisoners, prisoner property and clothing, etc. 
  • Handled difficult inmates and stressful situations in a fair and professional manner.
  • Monitor, supervise, and screen inmates traffic; in addition to periodic patrol either inside and/or outside the institution to ensure the security and integrity of the institution.
  • Maintained records of inmate's behavior, equipment, supplies, and other items.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use and care of firearms, restraints methods and equipment, and emergency measures.
  • Maintained proper security of inmates being transported; ensured that all transportation permits were completed accurately and signed.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor of Social Work

Corrections Officer Resume

Headline : Experienced Corrections Officer focused on maintaining peace security and safety within correction facilities. Thorough knowledge of regulations, directives and govern assigned subject areas to meet the requirements and controls established by higher authority. Coordinated with all levels of personnel and prone to working extended, irregular hours. Extensively trained in crisis prevention and intervention. Able to remain calm and confident even in the most adverse and stressful working conditions. Provides clear and concise written, oral and electronic communication abilities.

Skills : Bookkeeping, Inventory Management, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Microsoft Words &Excel, Data Entry

Description :

  • As a corrections officer, worked in various posts within a maximum security correctional facility.
  • Counsel inmates and respond to legitimate questions, concerns, and requests.
  • Ensure the safety of the public by working as a united workforce to control the prison population.
  • Record information, such as prisoner identification, charges, and incidences of inmate disturbance.
  • Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
  • Maintained security inside the prison and observed the conduct and behavior of inmates to prevent disturbances and escapes, and maintain order.
  • Ensure safety among inmates by ensuring everyone inside the premises follow rules at all times.
  • Controlled disruptive behavior by appropriate verbal orders and appropriate use of physical force.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma