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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

Supervised up-to 72 inmates per shift.

  • Maintained safety of inmates within housing unit.
  • Conducted numerous security rounds during shift.
  • Remained observant to activities of inmates throughout the shift.
  • Conducted cell searches and pat down of inmates during each shift.
  • Set forth rules and regulations prior to inmates entering day room for activities.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
AAS
Associate of Applied Science
12

Corrections Officer

  • Maintained security and facilitated safe operation of the facility
  • Performed inspection of inmate living quarters and random searches of individual cells, common areas to maintain order and prevent possible escape activity
  • Monitored inmates' daily activities, watching closely for unusual behavior or improper conduct
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AAS
Clinical Laboratory Technology
BA
Political Science
13

Corrections Officer

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.
  • Post certified BCOT Program
  • OC spray certified
  • Firearm certified
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Nursing
14

Corrections Officer

Conduct searches of inmates and their surroundings to ensure no illegal item is kept

  • Perform security observation duties and respond to emergencies
  • Restrain and control offenders as and when necessary
  • Supervise offenders while eating, sleeping and working
  • Supervise offenders while commuting them from one place to another
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
AA
Associate of Arts
BS
Bachelor of Science
15

Corrections Officer

Maintaining order and discipline within the housing units by deescalating hostile situations with the use if interpersonal communication skills.

  • Supervising, escorting, and transporting inmates.
  • Coordinating and monitoring daily activities of inmates. Which includes insuring inmates attend court, medical appointments, GED courses or other programs offered by the facility.
  • Patrolling and inspecting housing units and inmate cells, paying special attention to suicidal inmates. Maintaining an appropriate record of daily activities, disciplinary action, and inmate movements. Entering the information into a computerized system.
  • Enforcing rules and regulations to ensure adherence to policy and defined procedures.
  • Working to achieve the highest level of correlation to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of the facility.
  • Assisting inmates with special needs such mental health disorders or physical handicaps.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AS
Applied Science
BA
Applied Science
16

Corrections Officer

  • Coordinates with multiple departments to resolve complex issues related to Cogent, Identix, LEADS and NCIS software and specialized hardware.
  • Troubleshoot software/peripherals related to mugshot captures and fingerprint recognition software; identified errors in autofill features and oversaw replacement of failed server, minimizing downtime of critical systems.
  • Coordinates restoration activities of the Tiburon database; identified faulty cables and expedited replacement.
  • Diagnosed multiple printer malfunctions; replaced fusers, installed maintenance kits and feed rollers.
  • Performs routine maintenance on information systems and performs emergency repairs in order to maintain the safety and security of the facility.
  • Responds to and resolves threats to security; defused volatile situations through interpersonal communication.
  • Creates, reviews and inspects reports for inconsistencies; initiated/implemented corrective actions on 2k+ reports.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Police Studies
BS
Criminal Justice
BS
Information Technology Security

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