Federal Correctional Officer Resume Samples

A Federal Correctional Officer works for the criminal justice system. The job description entails enforcing rules and preventing inmates from harming themselves or others. Work activities associated with the role are listed on the Federal Correctional Officer Resume as – enforcing prison or jail rules, supervising the inmates’ activities, escorting and transporting inmates, inspecting facilities to enforce that they match the security and safety standards, searching inmates for contraband items, and monitoring and reporting on inmate conduct.

Qualifications vary by agency and state. Normally these officers are expected to have a high school diploma or an equivalent, or a degree in an area such as criminal justice. However, certain job applicants having relevant work experience can substitute education with experience. To be successful in this role, one should have the ability to interact and communicate effectively, and have sound physical strength and stamina.

Federal Correctional Officer Resume example

Federal Correctional Officer Resume

Headline : As a Federal Correctional Officer, responsible for Observing inmate activities to detect unusual or prohibited behavior which may be a threat to the security of the facility or the safety of the inmate, other inmates, employees, or visitors.

Skills : Communication Skills, Written Skills.

Description :

    1. Provided supervision, care and correctional treatment of inmates and guidance to lower-graded Correctional Officers.
    2. Showed concern with maintenance of institution security contributing to the health and welfare of the inmates and the promotion of good public relations.
    3. Enforced rules and regulations governing facility security, inmate accountability and inmate conduct.
    4. Supervised inmates and instructs them on cleaning methods.
    5. Oversaw sanitation cleanliness in living quarters, provides instructions on how to perform/conduct cleaning in a time efficient and thorough manner.
    6. Authorized to carry firearms and to use physical force, including deadly force, to maintain control of inmates on select posts.
    7. Stayed current as to the operations and procedures of the institution utilizing BOP program statements, local supplements, custodial manual, internal correspondence and staff meetings.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associate's In Criminal Justice


Federal Correctional Officer Resume

Objective : To establish a long-term career in a company where I may utilize my Federal Correctional Officer professional skills and knowledge to be an effective Associate Program Manager and inspiration to those around me.

Skills : Fluent In Spanish, Strong Work Ethic, Time Management, Working Well Under Pressure, Decision-making, Teamwork, Attention To Detail, Critical Thinking, Inductive Reasoning, Deductive Reasoning, Leadership, Reliability, Flexibility/Adaptability, Integrity, Analytics, Good Communication.

Description :

    1. Responsible for the care, safety, and custody of inmates serving Federal sentences.
    2. Supervised inmate population while effectively enforcing the rules of the correctional facility.
    3. Conducted regular rounds in inmate housing units to detect, deter, and prevent criminal activity.
    4. Conducted visual and physical searches of inmates and their living quarters to prevent the introduction of contraband.
    5. Maintained accountability of inmates through conducting official and unofficial counts.
    6. Responded to all institutional emergencies in a timely manner.
    7. Prepared detailed written incident reports.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Master's In Criminal Justice


Federal Correctional Officer Resume

Summary : Federal Correctional Officer with more than four (9) years combined Law Enforcement, corrections, investigative, administrative, and security experience with the State of Florida and Federal Bureau of Prisons. Specialized training at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) in Glynco, Georgia.

Skills : Communication Skills, Correctional Officer.

Description :

    1. Supervised inmates according to established Program Statements providing guidance for proper sanitation/ inmate discipline.
    2. Maintained proficiency in using SHU Program and SENTRY real-time information systems for processing sensitive inmate information/ backgrounds/profiles and derogatory information when determining placement for inmates.
    3. Enforced rules and regulations through overt and covert presence to maintain institutional security and accountability of inmate population through the use of Formal counts/ Census Counts.
    4. Maintained ability to make sound instantaneous decisions affecting the well-being of myself, those around me and, inmates in my custody especially during emergencies.
    5. Counseled inmates on a daily basis about personal and family matters; demonstrating the art of persuasive speaking, to deter disturbances/ aggravated inmate behavior when displaying signs of imminent violence instead of resorting to force.
    6. Maintained a written record of daily operations and details of any and all incidents and unusual occurrences.
    7. Consistently made recommendations of any vulnerabilities in institution security through departmental Memo's and/or inter agency e-mail.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MS

Federal Correctional Officer Resume

Objective : To obtain an entry-level Federal Correctional Officer position in your company that will allow me to use my education and talents to further my career.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Security, Law Enforcement.

Description :

    1. Made periodic patrols of quarters and work areas and initiate counts of inmates at regular and irregular intervals.
    2. Conducted short and long-range planning or maintenance.
    3. Assisted in maintaining inventory and proper level of supplies and equipment.
    4. Maintained control and discipline including use of physical restraint and restraining devices; prevent the introduction of contraband into the institution.
    5. Maintained and demonstrated proficiency in the use and care of firearms, restraint methods and equipment and emergency measures.
    6. Performed record searches used in the preparation of analytical reports and extracts.
    7. Instituted access control, proper restraints as appropriate for inmate's custody classification.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Master Of Art

Federal Correctional Officer Resume

Headline : Diplomatic and can relate to any audience on any level. Work experienced consists of a wide variety of law enforcement, correctional services, logistics management, administrative, and phlebotomy training. If given the opportunity I will be an asset to your company as you will be to me.

Skills : Training Skills, Technical Skills.

Description :

    1. Enforced regulations and keep order within the Federal confinement grounds.
    2. Individually supervised in excess of 200 offenders while conducting daily operations throughout the institution.
    3. Supervised offenders that are classified as high risk to their safety as well as the safety of others and high profile inmates.
    4. Conducted daily electronic logs documenting pertinent information, which has occurred in the inmate housing areas.
    5. Conducted thorough inspections of facility living quarters in order to identify areas, which may compromise the safety and security of the facility.
    6. Investigated irregular activity through out the inmate population.
    7. Performed routine clerical duties by maintaining logs,ensuring the inmate population maintains their appointments, as well as ensuring the daily schedule is adhered to.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science In Business

Federal Correctional Officer Resume

Objective : Responsible for overseeing individuals who have been sentenced and incarcerated in Camps, Low, Medium, High-security facilities, Enforcing policies, and keeps order within the facility.

Skills : Typing Skills, Correctional Officer.

Description :

    1. Conducted fire, safety, and sanitation inspections.
    2. Participated in required job training.
    3. Inspected 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.
    4. Searched prisoners and conduct shakedowns of cells for valuables and contraband, such as weapons or drugs.
    5. Used nondisciplinary tools and equipment such as a computer.
    6. Settled disputes between inmates.
    7. Used weapons, handcuffs, and physical force to maintain discipline and order among prisoners.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Federal Correctional Officer Resume

Summary : A motivated, ethical, dependable, and adaptable person who is seeking a position where I can utilize my higher education, as well as my diverse-on-the-job experience. Experienced includes supervision, negotiation, complaint resolution, contracting, security and safety, logistics planning, inventory control, merchandising, cost and quality control, communication, and customer service.

Skills : Training Skills, Controlling Skills.

Description :

    1. Directly responsible for day to day supervision, control, safety and security of up to 125 inmates within my assigned unit.
    2. Analyzed, assessed and verified data, and make determinations and recommendations on best path forward to resolve critical and complex issues as well as crisis situations.
    3. Communicated and negotiated calmly and effectively while resolving and deescalating conflict situations.
    4. Trained, led, mentored and oversaw lower graded personnel, as well as counsel inmates.
    5. Managed resources, prioritize workload, work independently, and remain adaptable to ever changing duties and work environments.
    6. Utilized exceptional writing skills when preparing technically accurate reports/documents Effectively utilize various electronic databases to input, retrieve, update and research data.
    7. Responsible for logistics planning and safe transportation of people and products.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
GED

Federal Correctional Officer Resume

Summary : Responsible self-starter, dedicated to improving the well-being of clients. Life Coach, Metaphysical Practitioner, Indie Author, Motivational Speaker.

Skills : Training Skills, Searching Skills.

Description :

    1. Supervised inmates in the institution in accordance with established policies, regulations and procedures.
    2. Observed conduct and behavior of inmates in order to prevent disturbances and escapes.
    3. Patrolled assigned areas for evidence of forbidden activities and infraction of rules.
    4. Prepared written reports concerning incidences of inmate disturbances and injuries.
    5. Inspected locks, window bars, grills, doors and gates for tampering.
    6. Searched inmates and cells for contraband articles.
    7. Employed weapons and force to maintain discipline and order among inmates if necessary.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Master Of Science In Counseling Psychology

Federal Correctional Officer Resume

Summary : Federal Correctional Officer, certified federal correctional officer, certified state police officer with 17 years of experience. Areas of expertise include Patrolling, Narcotics, Raid Planning and Execution, Traffic, and Investigations. A retired Army officer with 18 years of military experience.

Skills : Maintenance Skills, Staff Management Skills.

Description :

    1. Provided direct supervision to inmates care and correctional treatment.
    2. Enforced rules and regulations governing facility security, inmate accountability and inmate conduct to ensure judicial sanctions are carried out and inmates remain in custody.
    3. Carried firearms and to use physical force, including deadly force, to maintain control of inmates.
    4. Followed operations and procedures that are provided by post orders, BOP program statements, local supplements, custodial manual, internal correspondence and staff meetings.
    5. Maintained a flexible and broad knowledge base to use own initiative in the resolution of problem situations that arise on a daily basis.
    6. Responsible for maintaining accountability of inmates.
    7. Provided to supervisors oral and written reports of the quality and quantity of work performed by inmates, inmate disturbances and rule violations, and unusual occurrences.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS In Criminal Justice

Federal Correctional Officer Resume

Objective : Highly qualified Federal Correctional Officer with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Communication Skills, Instructing Skills.

Description :

    1. Provided supervision, care, and correctional treatment of inmates.
    2. Assigned duties to inmates, providing instructions as needed.
    3. Instructed inmates and maintain control in areas such as the inmate food service area, and auditorium.
    4. Checked inmate mail for possible contraband.
    5. Made written disciplinary reports of prohibited acts/violations committed by an inmate to have privileges sanctioned.
    6. Completed necessary paperwork and log entries; incident reports, confiscation forms, inmate personal property forms, memorandums, and daily security documents.
    7. Occasionally aided in collecting signed statements, photographing crime scenes, evidence, victims and suspects to be used in building case files during administrative/criminal investigations.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master's In Criminal Justice