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Correctional Officers are responsible for maintaining order in a detention facility. Responsibilities listed on sample resumes for Correctional Officers include supervising inmates with emotional disorders in an effective, firm and fair manner; initiating and participating in the searching of inmates and their housing units and work areas; and successfully completing specialized training courses in self-defense, medical emergencies, and safety management. Employers look for a high school diploma as a minimum educational requirement on applicants' resumes, though some state and local prison systems require college credits as well.

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Correctional Officer

Keep record of daily activities

  • Manage and Maintain up to 47 inmates
  • Operate 37 CCTV cameras
  • Booking and releasing of inmates
  • Supervise inmates in hourly jail checks
  • Jail searches for contraband, illegal paraphernalia
  • Use NCIC for initial background investigations
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BS
Criminal Justice
32

Correctional Officer

Supervise inmates in housing units and those segregated for administrative or punitive measures

  • Make periodic patrols of quarters and work areas and initiate counts of inmates at regular and irregular intervals
  • Maintain a record of equipment, supplies and other items; maintain and demonstrate proficiency in the use and care of firearms, restraint methods and equipment and emergency measures
  • In process Civilian visitor's and guide through facility safely
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Human Resources Management
33

Juvenile Correctional Officer IV

Performs advanced (senior-level) work as a shift team leader for assigned dorms, which involves leading, directing, overseeing, coaching, and training assigned JCO III employees and monitoring their duties in the responsible direct supervision and care of youth and in the maintenance of a secure and safe residential facility.

  • Properly facilitates youth rehabilitation; ensures facility cleanliness, sanitation, and youth hygiene; monitors compliance with applicable policies and procedures and completes required reports.
  • Works under limited supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
  • Works shifts as assigned and is subject to work overtime and be on call.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Political Science
Degree Black Belt
34

Correctional Officer

Responsibility of the supervision, safety and security of prisoners.

  • Maintaining order and discipline within the institution.
  • Enforcing facility rules, regulations, and applicable legislation.
  • Searching inmates and environs for contraband. Transporting inmates to courts, other correctional facilities, or into the community (e.g. medical appointments, escorted day-pass, etc.)
  • Providing first-response in the event of riot, fire, medical emergency, etc. Tactical response for ongoing emergencies, such as riot, hostage taking, or other major crisis.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
35

Correctional Officer

Monitored daily routines of inmates in institutional facility

  • Accurately followed SOP (Standard Operating Procedures) as mandated by North Carolina Department of Public Safety
  • Assisted with transportation of inmates to medical appointments, court, and other appointments as necessary
  • Accountable for weapons and ammunition and other equipment issued
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Human Services Technology
Criminal Justice
36

Correctional Officer

  • Maintain security within the institution and oversee the health and safety of staff and prisoners
  • Physically patrol and visually inspect units, yards, buildings, prisoners, prisoner property and clothing to ensure welfare, safety and security
  • Perform inspections and searches of physical premises and cells, checking for contraband and compliance with regulations; investigate and report unusual circumstances
  • Conduct pat and/or strip searches of prisoners and visitors
  • Monitor radio transmissions between staff in order to respond immediately to directions/emergencies, and to call for security support as needed
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
month
at this job
AS
Applied Science
BS
Criminal Justice And Correctional Services
MA
Psychology
37

Federal Correctional Officer

Execute rules and regulations of governing facility.

  • Provide supervision, care and correctional treatment of inmates.
  • Maintain institutional security contributing to the health and welfare of the inmates.
  • Liable for inmate accountability and inmate conduct to ensure judicial sanctions are carried out and inmates remain in custody.
  • Apply the appropriate level of force in accordance with policies ranging from verbal warnings and physical presence using soft and hard restraints.
  • Receive prisoners into custody, conduct searches, and make initial assessment of prisoners for health, safety and security reasons.
  • Operate control room, monitoring and accessing gates, cameras, alarms, and audio video terminals, operating control panels in response to audio and visual
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
38

Juvenile Correctional Officer

Guards' inmates in penal institution in accordance with established policies, regulations, and procedures: Observes conduct and behavior of inmates to prevent disturbances and escapes.

  • Searches inmates and cells for contraband articles.
  • Reports observations to superior.
  • May escort inmates to and from visiting room, medical office, and religious services.
  • May prepare written report concerning incidences of inmate disturbances or injuries.
  • Supervise inmates in housing units and those segregated for administrative or punitive measures; instruct inmates in housekeeping and sanitation; supervise the issuance of clothing and other personal effects to inmates.
  • Make periodic patrols of quarters and work areas and initiate counts of inmates at regular and irregular intervals; maintain control and discipline including use of physical restraint and restraining devices; prevent the introduction of contraband into the institution.
  • Instruct inmates and maintain control in areas such as the inmate food service area, auditorium, etc. 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
  • Restraint methods and equipment and emergency measures; maintain knowledge of communication and other electronic equipment; instruct inmates in the proper care and use of institutional equipment.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BS
Criminal Justice
39

Correctional Officer I

Monitor and provide crisis, on-site intervention to youthful offenders assigned to the institution.

  • Maintain a safe and secure environment.
  • Create written reports.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor , security camera (CCTV)
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
40

Correctional Officer

Maintain order and security of offenders in an adult male correctional facility

  • Assist supervisor in appropriate administration of security related operations (key control, count, shakedowns, searches, inventory, equipment maintenance, radios, security systems, etc)
  • Escort offenders, both inside the facility and on various trips away from the facility
  • Assist in identifying offender treatment needs and support treatment programs
  • Maintain records and write reports on offender movement, offender progress and violations of policies
  • Remain alert for signs of disorder or tension
  • Counsel offenders in an informal and unofficial capacity
  • Follow and insure compliance with established security procedures
  • Perform related duties as assigned by supervisor
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AS
Criminal Justice

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