Prison Guard Resume Samples

A Prison Guard takes responsibility for overseeing the people who are arrested and are awaiting trails or who have been sentenced to serve time in the jail. The job description entails maintaining safety and order in courtrooms, and enforcing courtrooms rules, and guarding juries, and providing general security for courthouses. Duties that are commonly seen on the Prison Guard Resume are – enforcing rules and keeping orders within jails and prisons; supervising inmates’ activities; inspecting facilities to ensure that they meet security and safety standards; reporting on inmate control, and transporting inmates.

The most sought-after skills for the post include the following – rational, patient and understanding; the ability to maintain control in stressful situations; assertiveness, maturity, listening skills; negotiation skills; being good with people from all walks of life; and maturity. Recruiters look for resumes with a degree. Besides, applicants have to pass the fitness and security checks as a part of the recruitment process.

 

Prison Guard Resume example

Prison Guard Resume

Summary : Seeking to contribute to the success of your organization by incorporating an ambitious personality, and ability to be a great team-player. 

Skills : Possess Comprehensive Knowledge Of Laws, Regulations, Detail Oriented.

Description :

    1. Trained on how to deal with health and safety issues, suicide prevention, race relations, equal opportunity, and anti-bullying.
    2. Coped under pressure in an aggressive and tense environment.
    3. Interviewed witnesses during investigations of crimes inmates partake inside the prison, from murder to theft.
    4. Monitored the conduct of prisoners in the housing unit, or during work or recreational activities, according to established policies, regulations, and procedures, to prevent escape or acts of violence.
    5. Monitored inmates to insure compliance within cell blocks.
    6. Supervised inmates in a gated outside area. 
    7. Maintained control of the inmate population, controlling the flow of inmate traffic, pat-down searches, bunk searches, prisoner escorts, securing keys.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Certificate in Paralegal Studies


Prison Guard Resume

Objective : Seeking a career with a well-established company where skills are implemented and enhanced, matching passion with opportunities to learn and progress in this profession. Honest, reliable, dependable, and detail-oriented, and belief can be an asset to your company.

Skills : Good judgment, Interpersonal skills, Negotiating skills.

Description :

    1. Responsible for the security, supervision, training, and rehabilitation of people committed to prison by the courts.
    2. Performed security checks and search procedures; supervised visits and carried out patrol duties; escorted prisoners; assisted in prisoner reviews.
    3. Advised and counseled prisoners and making sure they have access to professional help if needed.
    4. Employed authorized physical control and restraint procedures where appropriate.
    5. Took care of prisoners' property.
    6. Provided appropriate care and support for vulnerable prisoners and those at risk of self-harm.
    7. Took an active part in rehabilitation programs, including workshops.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma


Prison Guard Resume

Objective : As a Prison Guard, to escort detainees to and from prison facilities between military bases and Supervise Marines in the planning and installation of airfield matting, arresting gear, and accessories. 

Skills : Physical strength, Resourcefulness, Self-discipline.

Description :

    1. Held prisoners on lockdown 22 hrs per day.
    2. Transferred detainees to medical, visitation, and airport.
    3. Performed searches on personnel and facility for contraband and weapons.
    4. kept Inmate records, visitation, controls of mechanical equipment, computer and office equipment experience.
    5. Conducted counts of inmates.
    6. Ensured inmate, officer, and visitor safety In charge of other officers as a supervisor.
    7. Kept a log of daily movement in and out.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MA in Liberal Arts

Prison Guard Resume

Objective : Seeking a career where one can use education and experience gained to help others in crisis to find a safe place and assisted in teaching them the skills and tools needed to be a success in life.

Skills : Communication Skills, Data Entry, Detail Oriented.

Description :

    1. Checked Surveillance of the outer perimeter of the prison, and inside the prison for the safety of the prisoners, guests, employees.
    2. Checked all safety devices to make sure they were functioning.
    3. Controlled the center monitors all areas of the prison and takes care of the problems that appear with computer systems inside each yard.
    4. Distributed keys, radios, weapons for workers coming in, and going out and had to make sure everything was accounted for by the end of shift.
    5. Oversaw the yard and call out when situations or emergencies arise, then be ready to take the appropriate action.
    6. Monitored with a surveillance camera when inmates are in the cafeteria.
    7. Dispatched information to officers inmates in fights or violating prison rules.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associates in Social Work

Prison Guard Resume

Objective : Seeking the position of Prison Guard, responsible for conducting patrols in accordance with established routes and schedules and redirect persons attempting to gain unauthorized access to the property.

Skills : Attention-to-Detail, Communication Skills, Interpersonal Skills.

Description :

    1. Checked meal tickets, cells for violations or contraband, encouraging when possible.
    2. Walked cell blocks at intervals to make sure all safe and accounted for.
    3. Escorted con to hearings, escorted some to solitary when told, wrote some up when told out of line.
    4. Received several compliments from experienced guards.
    5. Supervised detainees, affirm their holding cells, check for contraband in cells, and detainees.
    6. Maintained the safety of the prison, the inmates, as well as the safety of the staff. 
    7. Documented activity for the day and brief the incoming officers. 
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS

Prison Guard Resume

Summary : Highly qualified Prison Guard 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 : Social Perceptiveness, Active Listening, Critical Thinking.

Description :

    1. Responsible for day-to-day operations in a military confinement/correctional facility or detention/internment facility.
    2. Provided rehabilitative, health, welfare, and security to the military prisoners within a confinement or correctional facility.
    3. Conducted inspections; prepare written reports; and coordinated activities of prisoners/internees and staff personnel.
    4. Assisted with supervision and management of military prisoners, and provides external security to confinement/corrections facility.
    5. Supervised, counseled, and managed military prisoners in confinement facilities.
    6. Supervised confinement facility operations, counseling, management, training, and employment of military prisoners in confinement/corrections facility.
    7. Ensured the safety and security of all guards and inmates.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
HS Diploma

Prison Guard Resume

Objective : Gain full-time employment in a reputable organization that will combine education, extensive experience, and skill set. To become a loyal and dedicated contributor to a reputable organization, that encourages and supports administrative background and creativity.

Skills : Ensure Safety, Law Enforcement, Ensure Security.

Description :

    1. Ensured that the inmates were in the correct dorms.
    2. Ensured they were going to their jobs at the correct time.
    3. Performed searches of the inmates and the dorm and their bunks.
    4. Worked control was opened and closed all doors in the facility.
    5. Handed out keys, safety equipment, and radios each morning to staff and kept logs of all of the equipment and keys going in and out.
    6. Worked in any other area when required too.
    7. Maintained the safety and security for the facility and up to 64 inmates
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associate in Law Enforcement

Prison Guard Resume

Objective : To Gain full-time employment in a reputable organization that will combine education, extensive experience, and skill set. To become a loyal and dedicated contributor to a reputable organization, that encourages and supports administrative background and creativity.

Skills : Active Listening, Giving Instructions, Time Management, Judgment, and Decision-making.

Description :

    1. Interacted with customers, and also answer phones.
    2. Worked as a block, tower, internal and external guard.
    3. Responsible for over 100 detainees and over 50 guards.
    4. Responsible for the overall operation of the camp, including all camp administrative and logistic requirements. 
    5. Protected detainees and duties included feeding, showering, and ensuring religious freedom practices.
    6. Searched and seizure contraband items inside and outside the compound.
    7. Supervised inmates during a hospital stay as well and perform body checks.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Certificate

Prison Guard Resume

Objective : A creative, critical, and curious young professional with the ability to energize individuals and organizations to be the best they can possibly be. Seeking to obtain and hold a stable position to be able to support through college.

Skills : Quick Learner, Detail Oriented, Interpersonal Skills.

Description :

    1. Provided supervision for soldiers while they were using the Detainee Information Management Systems.
    2. Worked as an internal, external, escort, and tower guard.
    3. Searched and cuffed all detainees in accordance with all Government and Army regulations.
    4. Responsible for reporting, writing, tracking detainees, tracking meals, and tracking appointments.
    5. Used conflict management and interpersonal communication skills to keep detainees cool, calm, and collected.
    6. Conducted prison searches and maintained order among the prisoners by using all methods according to the standards of operation.
    7. Responsible for the confinement of the inmates.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Criminal Justice

Prison Guard Resume

Headline : Looking for a position in a results-oriented company that seeks a motivated and career-focused individual where acquired skills, education, and leadership experience will be utilized.

Skills : Public Safety and Security, Complex Problem Solving, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Deployed to Providence, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
    2. Daily routine included being a prison guard for 500+ detainees, security forces in charge of several guard towers, and mobile gamma-ray detection. 
    3. Settled disputes between inmates. 
    4. Assessed and advised prisoners. 
    5. Monitored traffic during meal times, securing doors, and hallways.
    6. Supervised and transported inmates.
    7. Performed case management reviews for inmates.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
HS Diploma