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Correctional Officers are responsible for maintaining security in institutions like prisons and holding cells. Successful resumes for Correctional Officer mention duties like patrolling units, performing visual inspections, performing surveillance in rover vehicles, ensuring compliance with regulations, and reporting suspicious circumstances. Based on our collection of resume samples in the field, essential job qualifications include being able to interact with inmates, physical fitness, being able to restrain violent detainees, attention to details, integrity, and teamwork. College programs for Correctional Officers are available and may be required by some facilities.

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1

Correction Officer

Ensured safety and security for staff and the adult inmates at the county jail.

  • Provided daily structure and programming for the adult inmates.
  • Executed formal population counts.
  • Implemented crisis intervention, during shift of a 60 bed facility.
  • Developed behavioral reports for the courts and parole/probation officers.
  • Entrusted daily with sensitive and confidential information regarding inmates.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
2

Correction Officer

  • Patrolled area in order to detect and prevent unauthorized activities, search inmates, patrons and their belongings upon entry/exit
  • Executed daily logs of activities and irregularities such as fire hazards, leaks, equipment failure and authorized/unauthorized patrons
  • Trained and managed several employees to ensure safety and satisfaction for the inmates as well as staff and visitors.
  • Certified officer trained to carry and handle handguns and shotguns such as Smith & Wesson M&P .40 and Remington 870
  • CPR & First Aid Certification
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts & Restaurant Management
3

Correction Officer

  • Graduated Basic Correctional Officer Training
  • Qualified using .38 revolver and 12 gauge shotgun
  • Completed Nova Intermediate Course, qualified to use NOVA XR 5000, Spirit, and Stun Shield electronic less lethal hand held electronic restraint devices
  • Supervision, custody, treatment, and training of male inmates confined in a correctional facility
  • Experience in maximum facility, maximum unit control room, protective custody unit, minimum and medium security
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BS
Education
It Professional Program
4

Correction Officer I

  • Monitored and supervised inmate activities
  • Enforced institutional policies and procedures
  • Maintained security and control of unit
  • Supervised inmate details and other movements
  • Maintained and updated unit register
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Applied Science Medical Billing And Coding
5

Correction Officer

  • Performed periodic head count; conducted periodic search of all areas available to inmates; checked all incoming visitors and/or packages for contraband; performed strip or pat down searches of inmates as needed; checked area for safety and emergency evacuation procedures; monitors all movement throughout the prison; and conduct security rounds.
  • Maintained log of inmate's movement into and out of the unit and verified and/or authorized movement throughout the prison, and insured discipline and security maintained.
  • Dispensed and collected commissary slips and orders. Set up and maintained accurate money accounts for the inmate.
  • Responded to emergencies in the event of hostage situation, another correction in harms' way, fire, and escape.
  • Handled incident reports and crisis situation involving inmates through use of effective oral communication skills.
  • Scheduled inmate appointments with counselors, clinics, clergy, and school.
  • Submitted treatment plans for predetermining of benefits.
  • Prepared claim forms for patients with dental insurance.
  • Maintained discipline and order over the inmates.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
C
Certificate
AAS
Paralegal / Criminal Justice
6

Correction Officer

  • Supervise up to 90 inmates at a time
  • Responsible for care, custody, & control of inmates
  • Quickly and accurately assess situations and respond appropriately
  • Responds to emergency situations and assist team members as needed
  • Monitors the conduct of prisoners in housing units, during work, and recreational activities
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
Electronic Engineering
7

Correction Officer

  • Supervise 136 medium custody inmates at one time in the living quarters of a prison.
  • Provide a secure and safe environment for staff and inmates.
  • Oversee activities of up to 200 inmates while in the yard.
  • The most important duty of my job is to protect the general public
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
Electricity
8

Correction Officer

  • Control my assigned post.
  • Following my chain of Command.
  • Maintained the security, control, and custody of inmates in a state adult correctional facility.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Criminal Justice
Exercise Science
Industrial Safety
9

Correction Officer

  • Supervise inmates and work details
  • Document daily activities and extensive report writing
  • Perform security duties and inspections
  • Enforce rules and policies
  • Working knowledge of Central Office, Control Center One and Two
  • Transporting inmates to specific locations when needed
  • Training and experience in working with multi-cultural and physically/emotionally mentally handicapped persons
Candidate Info
28
years in
workforce
19
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
MPA
Master Of Public Administration
10

Correction Officer

  • Performed care, custody and control for all inmates under my supervision
  • Processed new admission inmates, pedigree, court documents such as securing orders, warrants, order to produce entered into computer system
  • Conducted feeding, ensured all inmates afforded a meal
  • Searched inmates for contraband items
  • Enforced rules and keep order within the housing area
  • Performed frequent security inspections to ensure area working at meets standards
  • Supervised activities and feeding of inmates
  • Tour area and visual inspection to ensure the safety and security of all inmates
  • Prepare inmates for court, religious services, law library and all other things they are entitled to utilize
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
AS
Liberal Arts

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