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Top 50 Senior Corrections Officer Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Senior Corrections Officer. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Senior Corrections Officer resumes they appeared on. For example, 28.7% of Senior Corrections Officer resumes contained Inmate Population as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Senior Corrections Officer actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

These Are The Most Important Skills For A Senior Corrections Officer

1. Inmate Population
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Here's how Inmate Population is used in Senior Corrections Officer jobs:
  • Enforced the highest level of safety and security for maximum security facility with a 1,000-inmate population.
  • Preserve order and safety among the inmate population ensuring rules are meticulously followed.
  • Monitored and documented activities and observations of inmate population.
  • Assisted in coordinating rehabilitative programming for prison inmate population.
  • Provide custody care and control to the assigned inmate population in my housing area.
  • Ensured the safety and welfare of the both the staff and inmate population.
  • Care, custody and control of medium security inmate population.
  • Translated in both Spanish and Arabic to the inmate population.
  • Provide translation for the Hispanic inmate population as needed.
  • Maintain safety and security of the inmate population.
  • Conduct regular counts of inmate population.

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2. Public Safety
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Here's how Public Safety is used in Senior Corrections Officer jobs:
  • Provided public safety and security through the custody and management of those individuals incarcerated within the Criminal Justice System.
  • Provided public safety and security through the custody and management of those individuals that were incarcerated.
  • Safeguard public safety by ensuring offenders are kept secured per relevant policies.
  • Promoted public safety for incarcerated youth through managing daily activities.
  • Documented activities and observations of offenders, staff, and public, in a manner consistent with public safety requirements.
  • Report problems to ensure that security, public safety, and health are maintained.
  • Ensured the protection of public safety by controlling Inmate movement of serious offenders.
  • Prevent escape to ensure public safety.
  • Patrolled areas to ensure public safety.
  • Supervised 30 female inmate warehouse workers in the community to ensure public safety and compliance with worksite rules and regulations.

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3. Correctional Facility
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Here's how Correctional Facility is used in Senior Corrections Officer jobs:
  • Supervised inmate movement, maintained security and implemented contraband detection assignments at a medium/high security correctional facility.
  • Patrolled entire correctional facility area periodically to prevent escapes and maintained order.
  • Escort inmates for security purposes in and out of the correctional facility and supervised inmates while preforming community service jobs.
  • Inspected locks, window bars, grills, doors, and gates at correctional facility, to prevent Escape.
  • Maintain safety and security in a correctional facility, overseeing 250+ inmates and supervising 10 staff.
  • Maintain security, safety, custody and control of a 1200 capacity adult male correctional facility.
  • Transported inmates to various locations within and outside of the confines of a correctional facility.
  • Provide and maintain custody and control of daily movements, within a male correctional facility.
  • Educate officers and civilian staff of the laws that govern while at the correctional facility.
  • Assigned various assignments throughout the correctional facility including: Master Control & Yard Officer.
  • Conducted inmate counts and searches of persons and all areas of a correctional facility.
  • Inspected the cleaning of correctional facility to meet requirements of state and local officials.
  • Assisted visitors; inspected items brought to correctional facility for inmates.
  • Applied knowledge of NJSA 10A in a correctional facility.
  • Guard inmates inside and outside the correctional facility.
  • Processed visitors on visiting days Ensured the custody and safety of inmates incarcerated at Southern State Correctional Facility
  • Provided security for a female correctional facility by: Making repeated security checks.
  • Enforced the rules, regulations, policies and procedures of an adult, male intake/reception Correctional facility.
  • Secure inmates in a state correctional facility Worked in different part of facility i.e.
  • Graduated academy in June 2015.Assigned to Mountainview Youth Correctional Facility in Annandale, NJ.

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4. Security Procedures
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Here's how Security Procedures is used in Senior Corrections Officer jobs:
  • Trained new employees in correctional security procedures and policies for dangerous offenders.
  • Developed and enforced security procedures and regulations.
  • Develop work or security procedures.
  • Implemented and interpreted department security procedures and enforced rules, regulations and policies of the prison.
  • Established, and studied security procedures, regulations, and restrictions relative to State operations.
  • Informed inmates and visitors of rules, safety and security procedures and responsibilities.
  • Maintained security procedures of inmates, officers, and public.

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5. Correctional Officer
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Here's how Correctional Officer is used in Senior Corrections Officer jobs:
  • Certified & authorized firearm correctional officer who responded to calls for law enforcement assistance; gathered information for criminal investigations.
  • Supervised and assisted correctional officers within the housing units in the direct supervision of medium-security inmates.
  • Supervised and motivated 50+ Correctional Officers to optimize protection of Correctional facilities in Massachusetts.
  • Managed facility correctional officers and alarm monitoring detail.
  • Supervised correctional officers & ultra-maximum security inmates.
  • Field training officer, supervise up to ten correctional officers and maintain daily logs and reports as required.
  • Provide for correctional officers to receive, read, understand and log their post orders daily.
  • Train and provide guidance to correctional officers and probationary staff.
  • Directed subordinate Correctional Officers in the performance of their duties.
  • Convey correctional officers' or inmates' complaints to superiors.
  • Assisted Shift supervisor's with daily correctional officer duties.
  • Supervised up to 6 other Correctional Officers within unit.
  • Assisted in training of newly hired Correctional Officers.
  • Conduct roll calls of correctional officers.
  • Managed team of 10 correctional officers.
  • Instructed new correctional officer cadets on effective crisis intervention prevention Completed leadership training and instruction on emergency response and crisis prevention
  • Promoted to Senior Correctional Officer in 2009 Transportation Officer in 2011 Extensive experience in Reentry Healing Enviroments/Cognitive Communities
  • Hired full-time April 19, 2004 as a Correctional Officer Implemented crime and accident mapping for the department.
  • Transported inmates Accomplishments I was promoted to a Senior Correctional Officer after one year of employment.
  • Selected Achievements Senior Correctional Officer- Supervisor over Officers and Inmates S.O.R.T Team- Special Operations Reponse Team

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6. Safe Custody
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7. Direct Supervision
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Here's how Direct Supervision is used in Senior Corrections Officer jobs:
  • Provided direct supervision of adult female offenders in a correctional setting.
  • Maintained direct supervision over Officers.
  • Job Duties: Provide security for adult female offenders through security rounds and direct supervision.
  • Provided direct supervision of inmates in a secured setting.
  • Provide direct supervision, support and assistance to subordinates.

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8. Prisoner Identification
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Here's how Prisoner Identification is used in Senior Corrections Officer jobs:
  • Recorded information, such as prisoner identification, charges, and incidences of inmate disturbance.

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9. Emergency Situations
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Here's how Emergency Situations is used in Senior Corrections Officer jobs:
  • Take prompt and decisive action to manage emergency situations and authorize changes in institutional operations when necessary.
  • Remain calm and decisive in emergency situations, and to retain emotionally stability.
  • Responded to all emergency situations involving employees and offenders.
  • Responded to emergency situations according to facility procedures.
  • Respond to emergency situations within the institution.
  • Responded immediately to emergency situations.
  • Respond to emergency situations according to facility procedures, such as medical, fire, security, etc.
  • Handle all kinds of emergency and non emergency situations; make sure that there are no escapes.
  • Enforced traffic laws to keep the public roads and local highways safe during state of emergency situations.
  • Responded to emergency situations, escape attempts, riots, and major disturbances.
  • Conducted head count reviews and encouraged prompt response to emergency situations.
  • Remain alert at all times and react quickly during emergency situations.
  • Responded to calls in both routine and emergency situations.
  • Responded as quickly as possible to emergency situations.
  • Preformed mass moves of inmates during emergency situations.
  • Transport inmates and respond to emergency situations.
  • Respond and assist in emergency situations Ensure and promote consistency with overall operations.
  • Respond to emergency situations within the institution Obtain accurate accountability of offenders.
  • Report writing - Rapid response to emergency situations including fights, and medical emergencies
  • Supervised 70 inmates in a contained facility Performed inmate checks for accountability Tested alarms and security equipment Responded to all emergency situations

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10. Punitive Measures
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Here's how Punitive Measures is used in Senior Corrections Officer jobs:
  • Supervised inmates in housing units and those segregated for administrative or punitive measures.

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11. Firearms
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Here's how Firearms is used in Senior Corrections Officer jobs:
  • Completed specialized training in firearms proficiency, self-defense, management of medical emergencies, safety management and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Defuse volatile situations before they escalate.-Certified to carry duty weapons and firearms.
  • Restrain, secure, or control offenders, using chemical agents, firearms, or other weapons of force as necessary.
  • Operated a 44 Passenger bus requiring a CDL Class B with air brake and Passenger Endorsement Qualified Annually with all Department firearms
  • Maintain and demonstrate proficiency in the use and care of firearms, restraint methods, and equipment and emergency measures.
  • Authorized to carry firearms and to use physical force, including deadly force, to maintain control of inmates.
  • Qualified on multiple firearms as required and utilized in the performance of armed duties.
  • Provide equipment control and accountability, including security keys, radios, and firearms.
  • Receive annual certifications in Unarmed self-defense, weapons retention, firearms and chemical munitions.
  • Trained and skilled in the use of firearms and other law enforcement equipment.
  • Used restraint devices, self defense techniques, and firearms when necessary.
  • Qualified annually with all Department Firearms Certified Bi Annually in CPR.
  • Qualify twice a year with firearms and PR-24 training.
  • Use of firearms using AR 15, Remington 870 shotgun, and 38 special sidearm.
  • Certificate of training Special Management Unit and cellblock training in the proficiency of firearms, including defensive and offensive training equipment.
  • Maintained annual firearms qualifications Maintained CPR, AED and First Responder certifications Attended Sergeants Training

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12. Daily Activities
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Here's how Daily Activities is used in Senior Corrections Officer jobs:
  • Supervised inmates during their scheduled routines and daily activities while promoting safety within the facility.
  • Observed and recorded offender behavior and daily activities.
  • Supervised daily activities of offenders.
  • Supervised inmates' daily activities while observing their behavior and movement to ensure their safe and secure confinement.
  • Supervised the daily activities of inmates in housing units to ensure regulations were followed and whereabouts of inmates.
  • Monitor the daily activities of mentally challenge inmate's within the Forensic Psychiatric housing unit with special attention.
  • Supervised daily activities of offenders while observing and recording their behavior and movement to ensure they were safe.
  • Job Duties: Providing and maintaining security and control of Level 6 inmates in their daily activities.
  • Maintain day-day logs and records of daily activities, update and maintain inmate personal records.
  • Conducted weekly training; daily facility checks; and kept pass logs of daily activities.
  • Enter data daily for findings and daily activities as it relates to sites inspected.
  • Supervised inmates' daily activities, maintained security and safety within the prison.
  • Supervised prisoners to maintain general and daily activities, work assignments and programming.
  • Provide clear and accurate logs (written and computerized) of daily activities.
  • Supervised youth's daily activities, including school, meals and recreation time.
  • Managed the safety and security of inmates in their daily activities.
  • Maintained all documents and reporting for daily activities of inmates.
  • Write clear and detailed reports of daily activities and incidents.
  • Oversee prisoner conduct and safety; supervising prisoners during all daily activities.
  • Maintain health and welfare of inmates * Patrol outside of facility * Escorts inmates in daily activities

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13. Incident Reports
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Here's how Incident Reports is used in Senior Corrections Officer jobs:
  • Generated written statements, accident/incident reports, and daily operational and duty reports.
  • Maintain up-to-date logbook and complete incident reports on occurrences deemed significant.
  • Enforced resident behavior management system and wrote incident reports for infractions.
  • Processed and logged accurate and detailed incident reports.
  • Conducted investigations into allegations outlined in incident reports.
  • Assisted supervisors and officers in writing incident reports.
  • Completed written incident reports and departmental documents.
  • Complete Offense/Incident Reports and Disciplinary Reports.
  • Maintained appropriate documentation (daily logs, incident reports, disciplinary and special observation reports).
  • Logged evidence, completed, and filed incident reports, for use in scheduled hearings.
  • Prepared incident reports, minor work orders and memorandums.
  • Organized and recorded facts to prepare incident reports.
  • Prepare and file incident reports.
  • Monitored, mediate and report security and safety discrepancies.l Mainatined And updated logbookand prepared incident reports for significant actions and Occurrences.

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14. Law Enforcement
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Here's how Law Enforcement is used in Senior Corrections Officer jobs:
  • Maintained consistent performance in core law enforcement disciplines along with regulatory documentation and filing required.
  • Cooperated and shared information with other law enforcement agencies on various situations.
  • Developed highly successful correction and law enforcement strategies and departmental identities.
  • Communicated effectively with multiple law enforcement departments in order to help both agencies in a joint effort to improve efficiency.
  • State Law Enforcement Officer for Offender Housing Units, River North Correctional Center, Virginia Department of Corrections.
  • Assist other outside law enforcement agencies with field operations to include providing security at special events.
  • Serve as lead point of contact for all federal/local/state law enforcement agencies.
  • Trained and Qualified to South Dakota Law Enforcement Standards.
  • Host vendors & other law enforcement agencies.
  • Conducted searches for contraband and weapons Enforced rules, regulations, police and procedures of Federal law enforcement.
  • Operated communications, intrusion-detection, and other specialized equipment, including Law Enforcement Agencies Data System (L.E.A.D.S.

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15. Security Checks
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Here's how Security Checks is used in Senior Corrections Officer jobs:
  • Conducted internal security checks and perimeter checks and continuously monitored dormitories for inappropriate activity.
  • Performed regular security checks and observation activities of assigned units & areas.
  • Performed sanitation and maintenance security checks, reported results to appropriate personnel.
  • Conducted routine security checks and mandatory searches.
  • Conducted random security checks throughout the facility.
  • Supervised offenders, conducted security checks.
  • Conducted internal and external security checks.
  • Conduct security checks of locks, doors, bars & windows, etc.
  • Conducted security checks and searches to ensure safety of inmates and staff.
  • Perform routine rounds and security checks and chemical testing.
  • Performed random security checks on inmates.
  • Conduct safety and security checks.
  • Supervised inmates, utilizing security checks and documentation.
  • Conducted internal security checks and distributed meals.
  • Conducted safety and security checks Make appointment, place orders for offenders, send out packages via UPS for offenders

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16. Head Counts
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Here's how Head Counts is used in Senior Corrections Officer jobs:
  • Conducted physical head counts of inmates to maintain accountability.
  • Make sure that inmates and officers are following all rules and regulations, conduct head counts of each inmates.
  • Conduct head counts, serve meals, assist with personal needs of inmates, and monitor visits.
  • Conducted inspections and inmate searches; head counts; safety inspections and fire drills.
  • Performed periodic head counts and searches of all areas available to inmates.
  • Tracked inmates through head counts, visitor logs and scheduled activities.
  • Perform head counts to visually ensure the presence of all inmates.
  • Tracked inmates through head counts, daily log and scheduled appointments.
  • Conducted head counts to ensure that each inmate was present.
  • Conduct head counts to ensure that each prisoner is present.
  • Performed head counts of inmates at regular and irregular intervals.
  • Conducted head counts of offenders to ensure each is present.
  • Conduct head counts to ensure all offenders are present.
  • Conducted periodic formal and informal head counts of inmates.
  • Coordinate unit head counts to confirm total population.
  • Conduct regular and unscheduled head counts of inmates.
  • Conducted head counts required per day/per shift.
  • Conducted routine and emergency head counts.
  • Conduct formal and informal head counts.
  • Maintained the custody and control of inmates Conducted routine and emergency head counts.

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17. Phone Calls
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Here's how Phone Calls is used in Senior Corrections Officer jobs:
  • Monitored all recreation activities, schedule appointments, assist in legal phone calls and outside visitor processing.
  • Maintain accurate and precise records of inmate behavior, visitors, phone calls and correspondence.
  • Monitored inmate mail correspondence and inmate telephone calls to stop the introduction of contraband.
  • Answered phone calls concerning inmates, handled complaints and responded to requests for information.
  • Supervised inmates, during meals visits, recreation, telephone calls and showers.
  • Supervised inmates during meals, visits,recreation, telephone calls and shower time.
  • Answer all phone calls from the public aswell as in-house and directed them to the appropriate extention.
  • Listen to inmate phone calls * Help with investigations * STG Sgt * SORT * Other Duties Assigned

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18. Juvenile Offenders
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Here's how Juvenile Offenders is used in Senior Corrections Officer jobs:
  • Provide security for male adult/juvenile offenders.
  • Performed military style inspections of juvenile offenders' clothing, living quarters, and hygiene practices on a regular daily basis
  • Interacted with juvenile offenders as a housing officer as well as a variety of other positions.
  • Provided counseling to the juvenile offenders in a correctional setting.
  • Supervised adult and juvenile offenders to monitor compliance with court ordered conditions.

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19. Key Control Procedures
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Here's how Key Control Procedures is used in Senior Corrections Officer jobs:
  • Help to supervise inmate counts and direct key control procedures.

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20. CPR
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Here's how CPR is used in Senior Corrections Officer jobs:
  • Provide first aid and CPR as needed, within the scope of received training.
  • Experience with restraint methods, hand held radios, CPR Certified.
  • Certified in weapons, CPR, First Aid and Crisis Prevention.
  • Provide first aid and CPR as needed.

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21. Staff Members
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Here's how Staff Members is used in Senior Corrections Officer jobs:
  • Performed internal affairs investigations on staff members as required.
  • Maintained security for staff members including civilians.
  • Assisted with personnel, budget and procedural oversights associated with a department of 420 Custody staff members and 225 civilian employees.
  • Control Doors Ensuring all individuals coming in and out of the institution are validated staff members by identifying each individual.
  • Provide personal security to all non-correctional staff members to include nurses, doctors, lawyers and counselors.
  • Maintained the safety and security of the facility, community, as well as staff members.
  • Controlled the movement of inmates and other staff members from Master Control.
  • Respond to emergency situations with k-9 to eliminate threat to staff members.
  • Assisted staff members in completing projects and worked in crisis situations.
  • Secured assaultive inmates that were a danger to themselves and Staff Members.

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22. Communication
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Here's how Communication is used in Senior Corrections Officer jobs:
  • Acquired additional detailed information about alleged offender through interpersonal communication skills when dealing with uncooperative subjects.
  • Conducted daily inventories and maintained accountability of all equipment and communication devices.
  • Possess leadership ability, excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Expedited communication between upper level management and general personnel.
  • Maintain strong communication, organization and prioritizing skills.
  • Maintain professional communication/rapport with staff and inmates.
  • Maintained correct physical head count at all times, as well as communications with all other areas of the facility.
  • Advanced training - foreign communications, inmate crisis, stress management, inmate behavior, narcotics and hostage negotiations.
  • Maintained communication between housing units, security personnel, the Sheriff, Chief Deputy and other management staff.
  • Document activities and observations, communication with offenders, staff and the public consistent with public safety requirements.
  • Use interpersonal communication skills to control disruptive inmates, in order to avoid calculated uses of force.
  • Use professionalism and good communication skills as necessary to talk inmates down and prevent incidence.
  • Maintained communications with all other areas of the facility at all times.
  • Engage in effected communication with staff and offenders (dialog).
  • Handled incidents and crisis situationsinvolving inmates through use of effective oral communication.
  • Maintain professional communication/rapportwith staff and inmates.
  • Worked various posts based on institutional needs - Used dialogic practices, motivational interviewing and effective communication techniques to dialogue with offenders
  • Answered multi phone lines, radio communications , monitoring cameras and key control.

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23. Medical Appointments
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Here's how Medical Appointments is used in Senior Corrections Officer jobs:
  • Conduct routine transportation runs relative to offenders' medical appointments.
  • Provided transportation for inmates to medical appointments.
  • Coordinate transportation to court and medical appointments.
  • Maintained the safety and security of inmates during transportation to and from court appearances, funerals and medical appointments.
  • Oversee management of inmate allocations, shift briefings, inspections, and recreation and medical appointments.
  • Escorted inmates to and from cells, court, hospitals and medical appointments.
  • Transported inmates to and from court, funeral services and medical appointments.
  • Transport offenders to and from medical appointments and court appointments.
  • Provide armed escort of inmates to and from medical appointments.
  • Escorted inmates to and from their assigned units and medical appointments along with providing secured transportation to and from the hospital.
  • Assist in transportation responsibilities that may include transfers to other facilities,medical appointments, court appearances and other approved locations.

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24. Control Room
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Here's how Control Room is used in Senior Corrections Officer jobs:
  • Worked in control room operating computers while monitoring inmates' movements using a surveillance camera system.
  • Provide technical assistance to special unit personnel for control room operations.
  • Worked as a control room officer and conducted headcounts, key counts and took incoming calls from inmate families.
  • Assigned as control room officer, responsible for maintaining all logs for the institution on a daily basis.
  • Control room operator- mindful eye on camera system and all exterior and interior doors within the facility.
  • Provided support in the control room and port entrances.
  • Operated both Housing Control Room and Main Control Rooms.
  • Control room, front and sally port entrances.

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25. Disciplinary Reports
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Here's how Disciplinary Reports is used in Senior Corrections Officer jobs:
  • Provide council & disciplinary reports to inmates when necessary, preparation and processing of intake fingerprinting.
  • Prepare and direct the preparation of shift logs, disciplinary reports and other administrative reports.
  • Created disciplinary reports on inmates and maintained daily logs and other reports.

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26. Facility Security
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Here's how Facility Security is used in Senior Corrections Officer jobs:
  • Enforce rules and regulation governing facility security, inmate accountability and inmate conduct to ensure inmates remain in custody.
  • Enforced rules and regulations governing facility security, Inmate accountability, and maintaining control of inmates.
  • Enforced rules and regulations governing facility security, inmate accountability and inmate conduct.
  • Provided and promoted facility security and accountability of inmates.
  • Verified facility security by inspecting plumbing, outside areas, locks and cells for potential hazards.
  • Monitored and operated the facility security cameras to ensure staff, visitor, and inmate safety.

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27. New Officers
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Here's how New Officers is used in Senior Corrections Officer jobs:
  • Provide on the job training to new employees, present to fellow officers, mentor to new officers in the prison.
  • Trained new officers, coordinating and directing activities and functions of the institution, and maintaining high standards or work objectives.
  • Acted as mentor and trainer for new officers who were hired.
  • Trained a lot of new officers in proper correctional procedures.
  • Assisted in providing training and supervision to new officers.
  • Trained new officers on the shift.
  • Trained new officers when hired at Gwinnett County.

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28. Unit Officer
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Here's how Unit Officer is used in Senior Corrections Officer jobs:
  • Maintained unit integrity through the observation of security practices Collected all reports generated by unit officers.
  • Performed duties of the receiving and discharge unit officer by processing inmates through fingerprinting, identification arm band, etc.
  • Perform the Duties of a Housing Unit Officer and various positions around the Institution as instructed and required.
  • Designed a new shakedown logbook for unit officers to use, so that shakedowns can be tracked easily.
  • Maintain security of all inmate cell doors and providing assistance as necessary to housing unit officers.

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29. Correctional Institution
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Here's how Correctional Institution is used in Senior Corrections Officer jobs:
  • Applied knowledge of correctional services to maintain safe and secure Federal correctional institutions for staff and for inmates.
  • Transported inmates by bus or van to outside medical facilities and other correctional institutions.
  • Enforced the rules and regulations governing the operation of a correctional institution.
  • Maintained the General Patrol in and around Correctional Institution.

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30. Recreational Activities
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Here's how Recreational Activities is used in Senior Corrections Officer jobs:
  • Provided security over recreational activities watching for possible disturbances.
  • Escort inmates to and from recreational activities, work, religious services, medical office, and visiting room.
  • Organized recreational activities for up to 16 residents and 2 staff to include break down of estimated costs.
  • Monitored inmates in living areas as well as recreational activities.
  • Monitor prisoner visitation, dining hall, and recreational activities.

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Here's how Institutional Setting is used in Senior Corrections Officer jobs:
  • Contributed to the agency's public safety mission by supervising offenders in a secured institutional setting.

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32. Cell Searches
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Here's how Cell Searches is used in Senior Corrections Officer jobs:
  • Provided security as a Patrol K9 handler during mass movement, cell searches and outside the dining halls.
  • Conducted cell searches, pat-down of inmates and searches of common areas on a daily bases.
  • Conducted routine cell searches on assigned blocks, and provided written reports of all cell searches.
  • Conducted cell searches, confiscated drugs, money and weapons and finger print procedures.
  • Managed random and scheduled security checks program to include cell searches.
  • Conduct cell searches and check all areas for contraband.
  • Conducted cell searches, and pat searches.
  • conduct cell searches and compliance checks daily.

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33. Log Book
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Here's how Log Book is used in Senior Corrections Officer jobs:
  • Completed daily progress reports, ensured that all events of the day were properly documented in the daily log book.
  • Monitored log books and enforced shift / facility goals as set forth by facility and shift command staff.
  • Maintain the SHU log book, and other institutional logs and the proper disposal of sensitive documents.
  • Maintain daily reports, log book entries, searches, and tour of duty are complete.
  • Maintained a detailed log book; deemed admissible in court.
  • Log book entries and record keeping.
  • Log book and writing reports.
  • Maintain accurate accountability for offenders, equipment, keys, weapons, ammunitions and log book entries.
  • Icompleted log books, took count, conducted inmate searches and searches of cells and area searches.
  • Maintain security log books and ensure reports are submitted in an complete and concise manner.
  • Maintained daily log books of all on going activity within my area.

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Here's how General Public is used in Senior Corrections Officer jobs:
  • Communicate effectively with general public as well as staff and work well with others in a team environment.
  • Implement defensive tactics and physical restraints to maintain the safety and security of personnel and the general public.
  • Interact with visitors, staff, offenders and the general public to maintain orderly and secured operations.
  • Ensured safety and welfare of the general public and inmates during incarceration and transportation to various locations.
  • Transported approximately 100,000 inmates without incident, escape of danger to the general public.
  • Communicate effectively with staff, supervisors, and members of the general public.
  • Provided accurate information to the general public on a routine basics.
  • Served as a point of information to the general public.

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35. Ensure Safety
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  • Read outgoing inmate mail including letters and cards to ensure safety and gain intelligence regarding inmate activity.
  • Reported and documented inmate conduct, activity and work performances to ensure safety was priority.
  • Monitored movement for up to 180 inmates closely to ensure safety and security.
  • Assisted in supervising all scheduled movements in the facility to ensure safety.

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37. Defensive Tactics
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  • Trained in hand to hand combat and edged weapon tactics also trained in defensive tactics.
  • Certified instructor in defensive tactics, baton, and method of instruction.

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38. Institutional Rules
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  • Provided inmates opportunity to call attorney or relative; advised inmates on institutional rules and regulations.
  • Armed security transportation duties, observation and enforcement of institutional rules and regulations.
  • Perform fact finding investigations and report writing for violations of institutional rules.
  • Supervised inmates during meals, personal hygiene, recreation, and related activities for conformance to institutional rules and regulations.
  • Appeared in state court with inmates who violate state, federal, GDC, and institutional rules and regulations.
  • Inform and explain institutional rules to offenders.
  • Inform institutional rules to inmates.

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39. Common Areas
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  • Conducted routine, and random patrols, and searches of the facility, personal, and common areas.
  • Searched prisoners, cells, common areas for weapons, valuables, and drugs.
  • Conducted daily searches of common areas and cells.
  • Conduced searches of inmate property and common areas.
  • Searched housing units, work areas, and common areas for weapons, drugs, and other contraband.
  • Patrol common areas during meals, showers, and recreation .

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40. PAT
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Here's how PAT is used in Senior Corrections Officer jobs:
  • Patrolled assigned areas for evidence of forbidden activities, infraction of rules and unsatisfactory attitude and adjustment of prisoners.
  • Secure physical evidence, and participated in the judicial process of criminal and non- criminal investigations.
  • Patrolled jail area periodically to insure security and maintain order.
  • Patrolled commercial property and the associated parking garage.
  • Served as Training Officer; developed, supervised and managed training schedules for over 190 personnel with various military occupational specialties.
  • Armed exterior vehicle patrol of prison and tower posts with on-duty weapons including M-16, 9mm hand-gun and shotgun.
  • Participated in lectures that were highly structured rigorous programs that confront inmates' substance abuse and criminal behavior.
  • Search inmates, by pat method, to detect and confiscate contraband or unapproved items.
  • Performed regular patrols and surveillance activities of assigned areas, grounds, and buildings.
  • Performed such duties as dorm officer, compound officer, and outside patrol.
  • Conduct cell searches and random pat searches to control the introduction of contraband.
  • Conducted armed perimeter patrols to detect tampering and defects to prevent escape.
  • Patrolled all assigned areas on premises.
  • Attended six-weeks of Patrol canine school.
  • Participate in required job training.
  • Assist in cell searches, pat downs and codes.
  • Maintained security posts, patrol/guard visitor access, monitor and operate communications equipment, and operate agnetometer.
  • Investigated incident in the Prison and prepared internal and court reports Participated in Special Assignments
  • Provide security inside prison dorm and building Complete appropriate paper work Participate in any yearly and/or supervisor approved training
  • Silver Pines Nursing Center Certified Nurse Assistant Provided direct care to nursing patients.

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41. Contraband Items
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  • Supervised and searched assigned areas for contraband items and other forbidden activities.
  • Search inmates for contraband items and report on inmate conduct.

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42. Security Breaches
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Here's how Security Breaches is used in Senior Corrections Officer jobs:
  • Conducted facility investigations, inspections and assisted with security breaches and facility improprieties.
  • Reported inmate conduct, security breaches, disturbances, rule violations, and other unusual occurrences.
  • Respond, deescalate, and prevent all emergencies, incidents, and/or security breaches.
  • Scanned inmate-incoming mail to ensure of no security breaches.

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44. Unusual Behavior
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Here's how Unusual Behavior is used in Senior Corrections Officer jobs:
  • Assessed strange or unusual behavior to anticipate and prevent potential conflicts or medical emergencies.
  • Informed staff psychologist about inmates who demonstrated unusual behavior patterns.
  • Monitor inmates abnormal and unusual behavior.
  • Trained and familiar with identifying unusual behavior to prevent possible suicides, assaults, and any criminal activity.
  • Monitor inmates, watching closely for unusual behavior, improper conduct or signs of conflict.
  • Noted and followed-up on any unusual behaviors from inmates and staff.
  • Noted and followed up on any unusual behavior.

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45. Safe Environment
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Here's how Safe Environment is used in Senior Corrections Officer jobs:
  • Monitor inmates and maintain a safe environment
  • Provide a safe environment for civilian staff, nursing staff, fellow officers and inmates
  • Supervised offenders' activities are performed in a controlled and safe environment.
  • Maintained secure and safe environment for inmates and civilians within the institution.
  • Maintain safe environment for offenders and staff.

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46. Crisis Intervention
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Here's how Crisis Intervention is used in Senior Corrections Officer jobs:
  • Implement crisis interventions and treatment programs.
  • Performed crisis intervention and de-escalation techniques when needed.
  • Performed one to one crisis interventions as well as on-going crisis stabilization.

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47. Data Entry
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Here's how Data Entry is used in Senior Corrections Officer jobs:
  • Operated personal computers, and performed various data entry activities.
  • Performed data entry of information, maintained and updated the records into the Jail and Community Correction System (JACS).
  • Prepared routine records on inmates via filing or data entry; performed general clerical and administrative duties.

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48. Chemical Agents
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Here's how Chemical Agents is used in Senior Corrections Officer jobs:
  • Advance Academy Training * Report Writing Course * Fire Marshall Course * Chemical Agents Course *CDL B Course Air Brakes *
  • Managed storage, issuance, and inventory of all chemical agents as armory officer.
  • Certified in handgun, shotgun, rifle, and chemical agents.
  • Well trained with chemical agents, restraints, radio communications and alternaive use of force tools.

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49. Operational Security Activities
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Here's how Operational Security Activities is used in Senior Corrections Officer jobs:
  • Assist in the supervision of the administrative and operational security activities of 1600+ inmates in a medium security correctional facility.
  • Supervised and administrated the operational security activities on a specific shift in an adult facility.
  • Managed all aspects of administrative and operational security activities for the correctional facility.

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50. SIS
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Here's how SIS is used in Senior Corrections Officer jobs:
  • Assisted daily supervision of administrative and operational security activities on the Correctional Facility.
  • Experience working in an acute locked, psychiatric unit for adult offenders who carry a serious mental health diagnosis.
  • Assisted with the personal needs of inmates, such as telephone calls, mail, and personal visits.
  • Assist with the count when needed and make accurate documentation in the log book during my shift.
  • Perform duties as directed by the Shift Supervisor, Assistant Shift Supervisor, and/or Unit Manager.
  • Monitor and account for all equipment, tools and offenders on a daily basis.
  • Intervened and resolved crisis situations such as Inmate fights and medical emergencies.
  • Assisted fellow Senior Officers with their assigned housing units if necessary.
  • Assist the Shift Supervisor with the daily running of shift.
  • Assisted in transports, searches, disciplinary inmate investigations.
  • Provide crisis support to residents and other staff members.
  • Assist in restraining violent and unruly inmates.
  • Provided training and assistance to trainees.
  • Specialized in counseling women in crisis.
  • Assist team in identifying potential challenges.
  • Operate facility main control rooms to prevent disasters/crisis and maintain security Utilize Physical Intervention Techniques to secure combative youth
  • Assist the supervisor with the master count and train all new hirees when entering my unit in the control booth.
  • Monitored the conducts of inmates on an daily basis to prevent escape, violence or disturbances in the correctional facility.
  • Investigate crimes that have occurred within an institution, or assist police in their investigations of crimes and inmates.
  • Assisted Psychology staff with addressing life threatening situations such as suicidal ideation or attempts in the jail.

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20 Most Common Skills For A Senior Corrections Officer

Inmate Population

33.3%

Public Safety

10.0%

Correctional Facility

8.3%

Security Procedures

6.2%

Correctional Officer

5.8%

Safe Custody

5.7%

Direct Supervision

5.5%

Prisoner Identification

4.5%

Emergency Situations

4.4%

Punitive Measures

3.4%

Firearms

2.1%

Daily Activities

1.8%

Incident Reports

1.8%

Law Enforcement

1.3%

Security Checks

1.1%

Head Counts

1.1%

Phone Calls

1.0%

Juvenile Offenders

1.0%

Key Control Procedures

0.9%

CPR

0.9%
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Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Senior Corrections Officer

Rank Skill
1 Inmate Population 28.7%
2 Public Safety 8.6%
3 Correctional Facility 7.2%
4 Security Procedures 5.4%
5 Correctional Officer 5.0%
6 Safe Custody 4.9%
7 Direct Supervision 4.7%
8 Prisoner Identification 3.9%
9 Emergency Situations 3.8%
10 Punitive Measures 3.0%
11 Firearms 1.8%
12 Daily Activities 1.6%
13 Incident Reports 1.5%
14 Law Enforcement 1.1%
15 Security Checks 1.0%
16 Head Counts 0.9%
17 Phone Calls 0.8%
18 Juvenile Offenders 0.8%
19 Key Control Procedures 0.8%
20 CPR 0.7%
21 Staff Members 0.7%
22 Communication 0.6%
23 Medical Appointments 0.6%
24 Control Room 0.6%
25 Disciplinary Reports 0.6%
26 Facility Security 0.6%
27 New Officers 0.5%
28 Unit Officer 0.5%
29 Correctional Institution 0.5%
30 Recreational Activities 0.5%
31 Institutional Setting 0.5%
32 Cell Searches 0.5%
33 Log Book 0.5%
34 General Public 0.5%
35 Ensure Safety 0.5%
36 Federal Job 0.4%
37 Defensive Tactics 0.4%
38 Institutional Rules 0.4%
39 Common Areas 0.4%
40 PAT 0.4%
41 Contraband Items 0.4%
42 Security Breaches 0.4%
43 Legal Rights 0.4%
44 Unusual Behavior 0.3%
45 Safe Environment 0.3%
46 Crisis Intervention 0.3%
47 Data Entry 0.3%
48 Chemical Agents 0.3%
49 Operational Security Activities 0.3%
50 SIS 0.3%
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