Correctional Officer Resume

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Career Objective:

Looking for a Correctional Officer position with “San Jose Correctional Facility,” to enforce law and order in the facility and also ensure security of the inmates.

Summary of Skills:

  • Experience in taking care of correctional facilities and enforcing discipline

  • Strong knowledge of detention facilities operations and security programs

  • Familiarity with statutes related to security of inmates

  • Experienced in analyzing, detecting, and correcting misbehavior in inmates

  • Skilled in maintaining and updating database of the detention facilities

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Work Experience:

Correctional Officer

Hawk Group, San Jose, CA

October 2015 – Present

  • Supervising and ensuring security of inmates and the correctional facility

  • Maintaining discipline and order in the facility by enforcing rules and regulations

  • Supervising activities of inmates during breakfast, lunch, dinner, and recreational time

  • Ensuring no contraband are brought inside the facility

  • Analyzing and taking preventive measures against behavioral disorders of inmates

  • Providing guidance, education, and helping them in taking up new skills to start new when released

Correctional Officer

County Jail, San Jose, CA

February 2013 – September 2015

  • Operated security equipment daily and calm-down emergency situations by taking prior initiatives

  • Searched inmates and took appropriate actions when caught with contraband items

  • Prepared reports on inmate conduct and testified in the court

  • Escorted inmates from cells to the court safely by handcuffing them

  • Ensured no incidence of violence took place inside the facility

  • Inspected visitors coming to meet inmates and scanned their mails and cell phones


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Arts

    ABC University, San Jose, CA



On request.

See Also

Correctional Officer Job Description