A loyal, driven, resourceful individual with more than seven years secretarial experience and fifteen years of law enforcement experience. Very effective in providing administrative support in a busy office environment, having outstanding secretarial skills and the ability to remain organized while working under pressure. Trustworthy, excellent communicator and innovative problem solver who thrives in dynamically changing environments requiring focused decision-making.
Administrative Assistant January 2009 to Current
Administrative Assistant to the Principal and Assistant Principal January 1995 to January 2004Deputy Sheriff Hanover County Sheriff's Office
Enforced residency issues and worked closely with the School Board Office.
Register & enroll new students, including summer school students, prepare & maintain student cumulative files, manage attendance/tardy records, issue bus passes and tardy passes, create student schedules, store historical grades, print interim & report cards, input data into the student records database (Power School, formerly CIMS), collect money, issue receipts, prepare bank deposits, organize school assemblies including certificates, Power Points, and programs.
Organize volunteers to assist with school events.
Conduct fire drills, intruder drills, contact classrooms using the intercom system, monitor door lock/doorbell entry system allowing visitor access to the building.
Perform difficult, varied, and confidential administrative duties.
Maintain records to be used and stored/destroyed according to Records Management annual audits.
Screen telephone calls and guests, greet public, answer phones, and resolve routine and multifaceted inquiries.
Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel, computers, printers, copiers, fax, laminator, telephones, CIMS, Power School, school intercom system, school radio, school bus radio, and school alarm systems.
Excelled with new office technologies launched and implemented.
The only office secretary for a staff of 100 employees and 435 students.
Patrol officer and first responder during day shift and evening shift, enforced criminal and traffic laws, responded to calls for service, wrote tickets, made arrests, handled citizen complaints and domestic violence disturbances, worked traffic accidents and directed traffic, testified in court, and DARE Officer for five years.
January 1992 to January 1995Deputy Sheriff Caroline County Sheriff's Office
First female police officer in Caroline County, VA.
Patrol officer working a rotating shift of days, evenings, and midnights.
Enforced criminal and traffic laws, responded to calls for service, wrote tickets, and made arrests.
Served civil and criminal warrants, transported prisoners to holding facilities and mental health facilities.
Communications Operator January 1989 to January 1992Caroline County Sheriff's Office
Answered emergency and non-emergency phone calls, dispatched patrol officers to calls for service, worked police radios for both local and state police.
NCIC/VCIN certified, ran reports on driver's licenses, license plates, driver's transcripts, and criminal history checks.
Contacted magistrates, mental health, social services, fire department/rescue, and tow trucks as needed for calls for service.
Worked solo during an 8-hour shift.
Trained new recruits.
High School Diploma : PresentSpotsylvania High SchoolSpecialized Training Hanover County Public Schools Power School, CIMS, Crisis Team School Safety, Signal Blue. 1995 - 2004 Specialized Training Hanover County Sheriff's Office Breath Alcohol Operator, Field Training Officer, Patrol Rifle Operator, DARE Officer, General Instructor, Firearm Instructor, Domestic Violence, Advanced Patrol Tactics, FBI Reid School for Interview and Interrogation, 4-Safe-VA School Safety Training. 1992 Law Enforcement Basic School Caroline County Sheriff's Office Police Officer, Rappahannock Regional Criminal Justice Academy 1989 Communications Operator School Caroline County Sheriff's Office Dispatcher, Rappahannock Regional Criminal Justice Academy
AWARDS/HONORS 2015 Coached the First Place Reading Olympics Team Elmont Elementary School 2015 & 2013 Nominated as Support Employee of the Year Elmont Elementary School 1992 Top Academic Achievement Award Law Enforcement Basic graduating class (Ranked 1st out of 22 students) 1992 Physical Fitness Award Law Enforcement Basic graduating class (Ranked 3rd out of 22 students)
administrative duties, Basic, Criminal Justice, database, fax, Instructor, issue receipts, laminator, Law Enforcement, mental health, access, Excel, money, Office, Outlook, PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, copiers, Police, printers, radio, Maintain records, Safety, social services, answer phones, telephone, telephones, phone, warrants