Jail Officer Resume Samples

A Jail Officer is responsible for overseeing the prisoners and inmates who are awaiting trial or those who are sentenced to a lifetime in jail. The major duties and tasks are listed on the Jail Officer Resume as follows – keeping orders within the jail or prison by enforcing rules and regulations; supervising the inmate’s activities; inspecting facilities to make sure they meet the required standards; searching inmates for contraband items; aiding in counseling and rehabilitation of offenders; and reporting on inmate conduct.

To enforce rules and regulations inside the jail and to maintain security within the prison, these officers have to demonstrate the following potentials – strong decision making skills, good physical condition that is needed to meet the demands of the job; knowledge of self-defense techniques; basic first aid skills; and the ability to manage emergency and non-emergency situations. Although qualifications vary from state to state, these officers go through a training academy and then assigned to the facility for on-the-job training.

Jail Officer Resume

Objective : Well-spoken, energetic, confident, and personable, the type of person on whom you can rely. I also have a wide breadth of experience of the type that gives you the versatility to place me in a number of contexts with confidence that the level of excellence you expect will be met.

Skills : Customer service, data entry, answering phones, computer work, cash handling.

Description :

    1. 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.
    2. Conduct head counts to ensure that each prisoner is present.
    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.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma


Certified Jail Officer Resume

Summary : Quality-focused professional who combines 9+ years of medical industry experience to illustrate value and level of competence. Leads by example and sets high standards for performance. Effectively meets customer needs, builds productive relationships, and takes responsibility for customer service, satisfaction and loyalty. Experienced includes administration, customer service, billing and coding, payroll, accounts payable, and accounts receivable.

Skills : Electrician; 10yrs, Mechanical Tech; 10yrs, Forklift Operator; 10yrs, Material Handler; 5yrs.

Description :

    1. Operated main control: controls inmate movement: maintains movement logs; responds to intercom.
    2. Patrolled jail area periodically to insure security and maintain order; conducted periodic searches for contraband.
    3. Transported inmates to medical, court and related facilities.
    4. Supervised inmates during meals, personal hygiene and related activities for conformance to institutional rules, regulations and procedures.
    5. Escorted and safeguarded inmates to cell: checks on inmates' physical condition.
    6. Dispensed personal hygiene, cell cleaning supplies, and commissary items.
    7. Prepared routine records on inmates: performed general clerical duties: answered telephone and transfers to appropriate extension: answered questions regarding visitation, mail, directions, etc.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
High School Diploma


Jr. Jail Officer Resume

Objective : Motivated, personable & professional with a bachelors degree in religious studies. Worked as an electrician, in the landscaping business and owned my own business (Badd Catts) at 418 Main Street in Vincennes for 15 years before selling it to become a missionary at Faith Home an orphanage in Honduras that cares for 81 children. While at Faith Home I was in charge of all the maintenance of a 50 acre campus with 9 childrens cottages, 4 missionary houses and a team house.

Skills : Report Writing, Microsoft Office Suite, Shipping And Receiving, Shipping And Receiving, Security, Self-Motivated, Interpersonal Skills, Management, Logistics Management, Military, Leadership.

Description :

    1. Maintain and control all activities and movement within Housing Unit.
    2. Perform security checks in the Housing Unit and areas accessible from the living areas.
    3. Checks shall be conducted at least twice (2) per hour to verify inmates' presence and ascertain the physical condition of inmates and area.
    4. Daily supervision of inmate activities in the Housing Unit.
    5. Observe inmates who may be suffering from mental or emotional disorders to maintain facility and personal security and noting all such observations on the appropriate Security Log and notify the Medical Staff if applicable.
    6. Immediately report to supervisory staff any unusual inmate behavior which might indicate suicide attempts.
    7. Conduct periodic searches of areas accessible to inmates for contraband.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma

Certified Jail Officer Resume

Objective : To obtain a job in which I am allowed to exhibit the skills I have learned. A position enabling me an opportunity to show, both, my leadership and customer relations skills to assist all clients and staff.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Well organized, Great communication skills, Relate well with others.

Description :

    1. Processing inmates; maintaining jail security; serving meals; transporting inmates.
    2. Receives and processes inmates into custody of institution; searches prisoners; takes charge of personal property.
    3. Provides inmates opportunity to call attorney or relative; advises inmates on institutional rules and regulations.
    4. Supervises inmates during meals, personal hygiene and related activities for conformance to institutional rules, regulations and procedures.
    5. Escorts and safeguards inmates to cell; checks on inmates' physical condition.
    6. Receives, counts, records and washes all laundry in the jail.
    7. Dispenses personal and cell cleaning equipment; keeps record of money received from inmates.
    8. Distributes medication to inmates as prescribed or directed.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Correctional Jail Officer Resume

Objective : Provides dependable restricted access using leadership, and physical security knowledge. Implementing security, and compensitory measures capable of delaying and denying access, harm or the loss of custody of personal, perimeter, structure, and assets.

Skills : Microsoft Applications, Data Entry, Typing Proficiency System Management.

Description :

    1. Supervise inmates in housing units and those segregated for administrative or punitive measures.
    2. Govern the conduct and behavior of the inmate population.
    3. Make periodic patrols of pods and initiate counts of inmates at regular and irregular intervals.
    4. Maintain control and discipline including use of physical restraint and restraining devices.
    5. 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.
    6. Initiate and participate in search of inmate recreation areas, work areas, and housing units to prevent the introduction of contraband items.
    7. Prepare various reports, logs, and documents.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA

Jail Officer III Resume

Objective : Seeking a position with a company that would allow the implication of the wide range of knowledge from the hands on experience I have come to learn in the many years of working. A position that would allow the customer service and safety knowledge to be put to use.

Skills : People skills, sales and operations, general maintenance, landscaping, can operate tractors, mowers, large trucks, forklifts, have taught Martial Arts for 30 years.

Description :

    1. Patrolled and searched assigned areas and monitored inmate and staff activity through closed circuit TV.
    2. Treated inmates calmly and effectively in normal and emergency situations.
    3. Searched prisoners, controlled inmate movement, managed records of their movement and responded to intercom.
    4. Supervised inmates during daily activities, checked their physical condition, and provided personal hygiene and cleaning supplies.
    5. Responded to emergencies in jail in the cooperation of appropriate levels of force to control and secure the units.
    6. Operated office equipment, emergency equipment and digital equipment effectively.
    7. Directed offender activities, security checks, essentials distribution and cell searches.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
GED

Jail Officer II Resume

Summary : Accomplished and energetic person with a solid history of achievement in policing, customer service, and leadership. Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. Areas of expertise include customer service, leadership, and time management.

Skills : Microsoft office, Management, Supervisor.

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 activites, 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 weapons or drugs.
    5. Inspect mail for the presence of contraband.
    6. Guard facility entrances to screen visitors.
    7. Maintain records of inmates' identification and charges.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma

Jail Officer I Resume

Summary : Over 40 years of experience, including as a Hospital Security Officer, as a Driver, as a Houseman and as a Security Officer in industries including Health Services, Hotels, Rooming Houses, Camps, and Other Lodging Places.

Skills : Vital signs, Inventory, Training, Report writing,.

Description :

    1. Maintained security of rehabilitation institutions.
    2. Received and booked detainees by performing such tasks as fingerprinting, photographing, issuing uniforms, assigning jail cells.
    3. Collected and inventoried all inmate property at booking.
    4. Verified all prisoners were accounted for.
    5. Supervised inmates during in-house activities such as bookings, meals, recreation, exercise, visits.
    6. Inspected conditions of locks, window bars, grills, doors, gates.
    7. Searched prisoners and cells for valuables and contraband, such as weapons, drugs.
    8. Supervised visits from callers such as approved visitors, attorneys, religious volunteers.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
BS

Jail Officer II Resume

Objective : Passionate about aquiring a challenging position in order to provide meaningful personal contribution to the organizations success. Dynamic personality and strong communication skills which inspires others to want to include as part of the team. Self-motivated individual capable of working unsupervised.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Communication, Conflict Resolution.

Description :

    1. Actively patrolled assigned areas to prevent and detect crimes.
    2. Investigated and reported crimes, accidents, offenses and damage to property.
    3. Apprehended offenders and conducted interviews and interrogations.
    4. Assisted in special investigations and crime prevention programs.
    5. Denied entrance to the building to unauthorized persons.
    6. Monitored and authorized entrance and departure of vehicles, cargo trucks and visitors.
    7. Detected suspicious activities and watched for criminal acts and rule infractions.
    8. Wrote reports on property damage, theft, presence of unauthorized persons and unusual occurrences.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Sociology

Jail Officer/Supervisor Resume

Headline : To bring to your organization enthusiasm, dedication, responsibility, and good work ethic, combined with a desire to utilize my skills obtained through experience in the following areas:.

Skills : Anatomy And Physiology Of Hair, Skin, Nails, Teaching Structure Of Skin And Hair Care, Experience In The Beautification Of Hair And Skin.

Description :

    1. Assisted in inmate transports to hospitals and doctor's appointments.
    2. Prepared bonds for the release of inmates.
    3. Entered Felony and Misdemeanor warrants into the GCIC/NCIC System.
    4. Made outgoing calls to other courts and law enforcement agencies.
    5. Communicated effectively with the public through oral and written communication.
    6. Provided information to family members regarding inmate bonding, court dates, visitation, etc.
    7. Answered incoming emergency/non-emergency calls.
    8. Recommended and suggested improvements within the jail to improve the work environment and better interaction with inmates.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Cosmetology

Asst. Jail Officer Resume

Summary : To become employed by a medium to large company. Team member skilled at quickly learning new processes, technologies and machinery.

Skills : Building Codes Inspections, OSHA Codes.

Description :

    1. Assisted in restraining violent and unruly inmates.
    2. Monitored inmate behavior to prevent crime, escape attempts and other dangerous activities.
    3. Implemented defensive tactics and physical restraints to maintain the safety and security of personnel and the general public.
    4. Safely transported inmates to and from work sites.
    5. Maintained records and logs of man hours, materials and equipment used.
    6. Conducted internal security checks and distributed meals.
    7. Supervised the meal distribution and observed inmates during meals.
    8. Verified warrants, conducted searches and fingerprinted inmates.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Certificate

Jail Officer Resume

Objective : Seeking a position with a company that would allow the implication of the wide range of knowledge from the hands on experience I have come to learn in the many years of working. A position that would allow the customer service and safety knowledge to be put to use.

Skills : Type 40 wpm, Switchboard, Written Communication, Oral Communication, Customer Service, Cash Handling, Basic Computer Skills.

Description :

    1. Responsible for providing custody and control of inmates in all custody levels.
    2. Responsible for work of routine difficulty.
    3. Ensure responsiveness to conformity with rules and regulations governing the conduct of the inmate population and staff.
    4. Assumes responsibility for the security and welfare of inmates confined.
    5. Immediatel9y reports all discrepancies to their su0pervisor or Master Control.
    6. Responsible for searching inmates and their living area.
    7. Supervises inmates during exercise, recreation, and work.
    8. Ensure all inmates observe acceptable personal hygiene.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
High School Diploma