Correctional Officer Resume Sample Three

999 Main Street • Any Town, NY 99999 • (999) 999-9999 Home • (999) 999-999 Work •

Joseph White


  • Leadership
  • Research and Analysis
  • Organize and Present Information
  • Policy and Procedure Administration • CERT Team member
  • Teambuilding and Training and Supervision
  • Inventory Management
  • Attentive to Detail


ABC Inc. – Any Town, NY
Correctional Officer, 2009 to present

  • Reinforce positive behavior for offenders in an educational setting
  • Deescalate verbal and physical altercations through verbal and physical presence
  • Enforce rules, regulations, and policies of the department

XYZ Corp. – Any Town, NY
Correctional Officer, 2007 to 2009

  • Overseen and monitored the activities of detainees in living areas, recreation activities areas, dining areas and visitation areas.
  • Coordinated and monitored detainee’s movement, conducted counts, and provided emergency response as needed.
  • Assigned to various post including, but not limited to, the control room, health services, intake, and visitation officer.
  • Provided security in program activities and supervised detainees around facility.
  • Conducted shakedowns for contraband materials, either individually or as a team.
  • Confiscated contraband in accordance to facility and contracting agency policies and procedures.
  • Maintained daily logs.
  • Ensured prompt and appropriate assistance to detainees in the event of injury, illness or trauma.
  • Promoted facility cleanliness and reported needs for maintenance or repairs.
  • Completed training courses as required by facility training standards.
  • Performed correctional duties for any shift as defined by management.
  • Performed other duties as assigned.

BCD Inc. – Any Town, NY
Correctional Officer, 2006 to 2007

  • Provide public safety.
  • Responsible for overseeing individuals who have been arrested.
  • Maintain security and inmate accountability to prevent disturbances, assaults, and escapes.
  • Maintain order within the institution and enforce rules and regulations.
  • Ensure that inmates are orderly and obey rules.
  • Monitor the activities and supervise the work assignments of inmates.
  • Search inmates and their living quarters for contraband.
  • Settle disputes between inmates, and enforce discipline.
  • Inspect the facilities, checking cells and other areas of the institution for unsanitary conditions.
  • Inspect mail and visitors for prohibited items.
  • Report orally and in writing on inmate conduct and on the quality and quantity of work done by inmate.
  • Keep a daily log or record of inmate activities.
  • Enforce regulations primarily through their interpersonal
  • Communication skills and through the use of progressive sanctions, such as the removal of some privileges.


NY Military University–Any Town, NY
Masters Emergency Disaster Management, 2009 to Current
GPA: 3.49 and 4.00
ITT Technical Institute – New York, NY
Bachelor of Science Criminal Justice, 2004 to 2008
GPA: 3.64 and 4.00
New York High School– New York, NY
High School Diploma


FEMA Courses: IS100, IS200, IS700, and IS800
Computers: MS Office (Word, Excel, and Power Point); Internet Navigation
First Aid: CPR and standard first aid
Employment: Correctional and Advanced Correctional Certifications; UT
Typing: 60-65 word per minute


  • Honor Roll (ITT Technical Institute), Each Semester, 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2008
  • Deans’ List (ITT Technical Institute), Fall and Spring Semesters 2007, and 2008

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