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Corrections Officers supervise individuals who are serving time in prison or awaiting trial. Their duties carry a high risk of injury: enforcing rules, maintaining the order and control among inmates, making inspections, disciplining individuals and solving disputes. Those seeking to work as Correction Officers should showcase in their resumes safety policies expertise, good communication skills, the ability to protect oneself while handling hostile individuals, and human relations knowledge. Based on our resume samples, candidates need no formal education. They are required to have just a high school diploma; on-the-job training is usually offered.

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Corrections Officer

Supervise offenders in the institution's produce garden; successfully increasing production and helping lower food costs well below budget.

  • Trained in Cognitive Community as well as leading peer groups and learning teams, successfully completed thinking for a change facilitator training and certified to lead T4C classes.
  • Periodically called on to troubleshoot and repair information systems when necessary/after hours, due to experience and knowledge.
  • Have experience with COV networks and VITA operations in institutional settings.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
AA
Interdisciplinary Studies (majoring
BS
Interdisciplinary Studies (majoring
2

Corrections Officer

Managed the daily administrative operations of the department; answered a high-volume of incoming phone calls on a multi-line system, directed phone calls, responded to inquiries, input confidential data into the computer system, and managed inmate accounts. Monitored, oversaw, and controlled inmates and facilitated the discharge of inmates. Obtained fingerprints and DNA from inmates and stored data into the national system. Served as a liaison between corrections, police departments, courts, and judges.
Key Accomplishments and Contributions as a Corrections Officer

  • Managed 45-50 inmates p/day and successfully controlled operations to reduce internal incidents
  • Established and maintained professional and productive relationships with law enforcement personnel, court employees, judges, correctional staff, warden, inmates, and administrative staff
  • Recipient of the Certificate of Appreciation award for exceptional duty and internal contributions
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
20
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Voc
Vocational Degree
3

Corrections Officer

Maintained security and control of the institution. Enforce institutional policies and procedures.

  • Performed inspection of inmate living quarters and random searches of individual cells, common areas, and offenders, looking for contraband.
  • Monitored inmates' daily activities, watching closely for unusual behavior, improper conduct, or signs of possible conflict.
  • Served as the gatekeeper for external contact to staff and inmates, and directed inquiries to the appropriate resource.
  • Can appropriately conduct first aid and crisis intervention.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BS
Criminal Justice And Sociology
4

Juvenile Corrections Officer

Nine years Managing youth in a medium security detention center.
Mentor and influence troubled youth through modeling of positive behavior.
Provide detailed reports regarding altercations, isolation of residents, disciplinary actions, medical maintenance and other reports as required.
Screen individuals for visitations by use of metal detection apparatus (wands and security detection fields). Monitor outside perimeter and inside facility via video closed circuit security system and walk around.
Operation of multi-system control panel involving electronic security doors for the entire building.
Foster teamwork in high stress restraints and suicide attempts using effective communication and problem solving skills.
Provide secure transportation of inmates to and from court, clinical, and transfers/outplacements to other facilities.
Train and certify yearly in defensive tactics.
Accomplishments

  • Participated in a committee for implementation and selection of new uniforms.
  • Successfully trained incoming new employees on day to day operations as well as policies and procedures.
  • Received an Employee of the quarter award for 2007.
  • Achieved "fully meets" or better in all categories on every yearly evaluation to date.
  • Employee recognition award for "outstanding teamwork" in 2009.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
5

Corrections Officer

Maintained control of the institution to provide for safety and security of the facility, and maintained inmates, staff, and general public by enforcing rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.

  • Supervised and directed inmate activities in assigned areas of the facility/institution.
  • Assured assigned areas were clean, safe, and secure
  • Monitored and operated security controls, equipment, and computers.
  • Operated automobile for perimeter security and the transportation of inmates.
  • Conducted inmate counts, security rounds, and searches.
  • Completed required reports and served on committees.
  • Prevented escapes or incidents, which threatened security.
  • When necessary, used physical force, un-armed self-defense, firearms, or force to detain or secure inmates.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
6

Corrections Officer

Performed daily supervision of inmates and enforced rules and regulations while maintaining a safe and orderly corrections facility.

  • Documented all actions taken or viewed during daily operations,
  • Escorted and transported prisoners to locations outside of the corrections facility
  • Prevented and correctly responded to emergencies while preventing attempted escape or hostile situations.
  • Maintained qualification as an emergency vehicle operator.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
7

Corrections Officer

Level 2 security prison (medium security). Assigned to different posts daily including but not limited to housing dormitories, food services, inmate health services, maximum-security housing, perimeter patrol, recreation building and yards. Worked as individual officer, worked with others as a team for specific posts as well as cell extraction duties. Reported to Lieutenants and Captains and had frequent involvement with unit management staff and warden. Certified in CPR, unarmed self-defense, firearms use (shotgun and handgun), licensed to carry concealed, and OCR (pepper) spray use.

  • Managed anywhere from 150 to 215 inmates in housing dormitories.
  • Managed 50 inmates in kitchen staff as well as third party food services vendor (Aramark).
  • Managed up to 86 maximum security inmates in Special Management Housing.
Candidate Info
39
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
Computer Science And Criminal Law
8

Corrections Officer

Maintained Care, Custody and Control of violent felons.

  • Maintained proper counts and daily logs of inmate activities.
  • Applied Data Entry and Word Applications to log inmate personal information into a vast data bank.
  • Created highly effective organizational and filing systems, including quick and thorough indexing, filing and offsite storage, resulting in easy access to critical information and streamlined office functioning.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
20
years
at this job
MA
Theology
Journalism
9

Corrections Officer

  • Searched for contraband and provide security.
  • Provided custody and security of inmates including observation of inmates.
  • Performed specific duties when assigned to the follow areas: commissary, property, transportation, recreation, visitation, booking, mobile patrol, main control, housing, administration, segregation, and intake.
  • Prepared and maintained records, forms, and reports.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
Police Officer Training Commission
10

Corrections Officer

  • Ensured security and control of jail facility and inmates.
  • Enforced law, rules and mandates as set forth by
  • Wrote reports as necessary.
  • Conducted cell searches as needed.
Candidate Info
29
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma

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