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Layla Ross
XXX XXXXXXX XXX, Lavonia, GA 30553
Professional Summary
As I have reflected on my career paths, I have identified my goal of entering a career that would allow me to not simply monitor individuals behavior but provide and intervention to assist them in dealing with a life challenge. This position will provide experience with the skills needed for a career in social work. I want to build on my strength of being able to help others through difficult situations.
  • Read people well.
  • Active listener.
  • Collaborate well.
  • Communicate effectively
  • Willingness to learn new skills.
  • Efficient record management and data collection
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Compassionate towards others.
Correctional Officer Jul 2014Present Whitworth Women's Facility Hartwell, Ga
  • Interacts and communicates effectively with varied personalities.
  • Maintain order, discipline, and security within assigned areas in accordance with relevant rules, regulations, policies, and laws.
  • Respond to emergencies, such as escapes.
  • Resolve problems between inmates.
  • Complete administrative paperwork or supervise the preparation or maintenance of records, forms, or reports.
  • Carry injured offenders or employees to safety and provide emergency first aid when necessary.
  • Supervise activities such as searches, shakedowns, riot control, or institutional tours.
  • Supervise or provide security for offenders performing tasks, such as construction, maintenance, laundry, food service, or other industrial or agricultural operations.
  • Transfer or transport offenders on foot or by driving vehicles, such as trailers, vans, or buses.
  • Convey correctional officers' or inmates' complaints to superiors.
Caregiver Apr 2010May 2014 Mrs. Virginia Spokes Hartwell, Ga
  • Serve as a companion for Virginia Spokes.
  • Prepare meals and assist in monitoring of her nutrition.
  • Provide assistance walking.
  • Administer medicines per doctor's orders.
  • Attend medical appointments.
  • Transport Virginia if necessary.
  • Monitor and record vitals.
  • Communicate observations to Virginia's son and medical personnel.
  • Work in cooperation with hospice staff.
  • Assist in hygiene care, bathing and toiletry needs.
  • Maintain accurate records.
  • Respond in an emergency situation, taking charge if necessary.
Secretary/Kennel Worker Jul 2008Mar 2010 Northeast Georgia Animal Shelter Lavonia, Ga
  • Data collecting for Georgia Department of Agriculture
  • Compile, sort and verify the accuracy of data before it is entered.
  • Store completed documents in appropriate locations.
  • Locate and correct data entry errors, or report them to supervisors.
  • Load machines with required input or output media such as paper, cards, disks, tape or Braille media.
  • Clean and maintain kennels, animal holding areas, or animal loading or unloading facilities to control the spread of disease.
  • Hold or restrain animals during veterinary procedures.
  • Provide emergency first aid to sick or injured animals.
  • Examine animals to detect behavioral changes or clinical symptoms that could indicate illness or injury.
  • Provide assistance with euthanasia of animals or disposal of corpses.
  • Prepare feed for animals according to specific instructions, such as diet lists or schedules.
  • Educate or advise clients on animal health care, nutrition, or behavior problems.
Performer Jun 2006Jun 2008 Dixie Stampede Pigeon Forge, Tn
  • Collaborate with other performers to plan synchronized moves with the horses.
  • Continually observing the situation in order to provide the safest work environment.
  • Creatively contributing ideas to the performances.
  • Daily maintenance of the horses and animals used in our show.
  • Communicate with the spectators and incorporate their feedback into our performances.
High School Diploma May 2006 Franklin County High School Carnesville, Ga
Associate of Applied Science : Physical Therapy Assistant Athens Technical College Elberton, Ga
Community Service
  • Volunteer at Animal Shelter clinics and adoption events.
  • Represent Dixie Stampede at the Children's Hospital.
  • Assist with Poultry Farm Maintenance.
  • Equine Immunization Clinic.
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This is a real resume for a Correctional Officer in Lavonia, Georgia with experience working for such companies as Whitworth Womens Facility, Mrs Virginia Spokes, Northeast Georgia Animal Shelter. This is one of the hundreds of Correctional Officer resumes available on our site for free. Use these resumes as templates to get help creating the best Correctional Officer resume.

Previous Companies:

  • Whitworth Womens Facility
  • Mrs Virginia Spokes
  • Northeast Georgia Animal Shelter

Previous Job Positions:

  • Correctional Officer
  • Caregiver
  • Secretary
  • Kennel Worker
  • Performer


  • Franklin County High School
  • Athens Technical College

Level of Education:

  • High School Diploma
  • Associate of Applied Science

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