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Prison Guards are responsible for managing and controlling prisoners in an effective and lawful manner. Most resumes in the field highlight duties such as maintaining proper order, overseeing visits, handling incidents between inmates, using restraint procedures when necessary, writing prisoner reports, and applying suicide prevention policies. A well-written example resume for Prison Guard should focus on skills like excellent interpersonal abilities, integrity, stamina and resilience, being able to stay calm under pressure, decision making, and emotional intelligence. Training is regulated by the American Correctional Association and includes self-defense, first aid, and use of restraint.

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Aviation Structural Mechanic/ Prison Guard

  • VP-1 Squadron Safety Petty Officer for three years. Directed the Commands Safety Program; ensuring programs were OSHA compliant. Presented annual safety meetings via PowerPoint presentation to all hands.
  • Consistently called upon as night shift supervisor. Oversaw shop work orders, while leading and training sixteen personnel on shop qualifications. Efforts resulted in a dramatic increase in productivity, improved quality of work, and morale of personnel.
  • Worked under pressure, multi-tasked, and met tight deadlines.
  • Used computer programs and data to report and track work assignments and equipment components.
  • Member of the Emergency Reclamation Team for Squadron VP-1. Assisted it writing and revising JSA's.
  • Volunteered to deploy to Camp Bucca, Iraq as a Prison Guard for 365 days from 2006-2007. Maintained the world's largest theater internment facility, looking over 10,000 of the most hardened detainees. Treated each detainee humanly, with dignity and respect.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Occupational Safety And Health
2

Correctional Officer/prison Guard

  • Took delivery of prisoners each day and secured them in their cell
  • Maintained order and discipline in the prison
  • Inventoried and documented belongings confiscated upon prisoners' arrival
Candidate Info
27
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
3

Prison Guard

I watched over prisoners to make sure they were in the correct places they were supposed to be in. I also made random security checks to make sure everything was safe and secure.

  • I helped stop fights and secure the prisoners in the correct cell there supposed to be in.
  • I brought them there meals.
  • I also read over incident reports before any of the other guards could put them into the computers.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
4

Prison Guard

  • Responsible for enforcing rules
  • Preventing assaults and escapes
  • Maintaining the general order of the facilities to which they are assigned
  • Respond to emergency situations, such as riots, fires, and confrontations.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma

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