Detention Officer Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:
Professional Summary

Hard working, honest, and dedicated employee who loves to learn new skills. Thriving in a constantly changing work environment. I understand the importance of teamwork and strive to become a great team member. I know that I will exceed any expectations placed before me for the position I am applying.

    • Emergency Response
    • Resilience
    • Stress Management
    • Recordkeeping
    • Detail-Oriented
    • Conflict Resolution
    • Customer service
    • Sanitation
    • Willing to Learn
    • Multitasking and Prioritization
Work History
Detention Officer , 02/2019 to 08/2021
Forsyth County, North CarolinaWinston Salem, NC,
  • Wrote daily reports and maintained logs of inmate activities and behaviors.
  • Inspected jail conditions and took action to rectify problems in order to meet state and federal regulations for health and safety.
  • Physically restrained prisoners during prisoner altercations using leverage holds and legal force.
  • Responded to medical emergencies within the detention facility.
  • Attended to feeding, housing and physical well-being of inmates.
  • Regularly conducted security and sanitation checks.
  • Facilitated video arraignment processes as part of judicial process.
  • Conducted physical searches of prisoners and premises in search of weapons and contraband.
  • Transported prisoners throughout facility and off-site to medical appointments and court appearances.
  • Supervised and controlled behavior of up to 56 inmates at one time.
  • Established positive working relationships and maintained boundaries with resident offenders.
  • Searched building and grounds, living quarters and work areas for contraband.
  • Investigated attempted escapes and conducted searches for escaped inmates.
  • Built solid relationships with staff and residents to keep institution safe and secure.
  • Created and maintained arrest files on all inmates processed through jail.
  • Made rounds at specified intervals and conducted head counts and roll calls.
  • Completed dorm sanitation and maintenance checks and reported results to management.
Automotive Technician, 09/2013 to 02/2019
Principle AutoBoerne, TX,
  • Obtained my ASE certifications in Brakes system components and suspension / steering
  • Completed customer orders and warranty services according to manufacturer specifications.
  • Troubleshot and diagnosed faults with vehicle systems and components using OEM-specific code readers, diagnostic trees and online knowledge bases.
  • Performed diagnostic and troubleshooting procedures to find and identify root causes of mechanical issues.
  • Performed safety and emissions inspections.
  • Serviced vehicles according to OEM recommended maintenance schedules for oil changes, engine tune-ups and fluid changes.
  • Trained and coached junior employees on procedures for completing various types of repairs and maintenance on cars and light trucks.
  • Replaced damaged, missing or defective parts with new and refurbished components.
  • Tested newly installed equipment to determine proper functionality and compliance with regulations.
  • Maintained functionality and reliability of engines, machines and systems through regular diagnostic checks.
  • Inspected and tested vehicles and completed preventive maintenance such as engine tune-ups, oil changes, tire rotations, wheel balancing and filter replacement.
  • Analyzed and located malfunctions in brakes, motors, switches and control systems.
  • Completed full vehicle inspections to check for leaks, damage or other issues of concern.
  • Maintained accurate records of time and materials required to perform repairs and service.
  • Demonstrated process of preventive maintenance and visual inspections to junior mechanics.
  • Corrected unsafe conditions in work areas and immediately reported correctable conditions to supervisor.
  • Kept equipment in good working order by following operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns and maintaining supplies.
Bouncer, 01/2017 to 12/2018
Danbury Health SystemsSouthbury, CT,
  • Furnished patrons with ticket stubs, wrist bands and hand stamps to denote rightful admission.
  • Liaised with local police officers, fire services and emergency services to maintain security and service and resolve issues.
  • Called police to report criminal acts.
  • Checked IDs and closely examined patrons' faces to verify age.
  • Enforced dress codes and refused objectionable attire.
  • Ejected unruly patrons from premises.
  • Patrolled internal building spaces and facility grounds to identify and deter threats to assets.
  • Maintained safety of up to 60 customers at one time.
Civilian Contractor, 03/2016 to 03/2018
Arrow Security & Training LLCCity, STATE,

I worked in conjunction with United States Marine Corps and Arrow Security Training to aid in a training operation Known as Derna Bridge. This operation is the final phase of training for US Marines hoping to graduate the MARSOC program. Working with AST taught me a plethora of skills in basic military operations. I was responsible for participating in training exercises, firearms handling, and reported observations to appropriate command staff.

Ground Hand, 04/2014 to 10/2014
Asplundh Tree ExpertCity, STATE,
  • Maintained and repaired facilities, equipment and tools.
  • Maintained work areas by cleaning and straightening for maximum productivity and safety.
  • Enhanced team efficiency and multitasking abilities by effectively using hand tools, power tools and equipment.
  • Maintained team safety by controlling traffic around and within site.
  • Worked in team environment to maintain high levels of productivity.
  • Monitored materials inventory and requested items for restocking for each job.
  • Safely operated mowers, chain saws, electric clippers, sod cutters and pruning saws to clear construction sites, roadbeds and access roads.
  • Signaled equipment operators to complete proper alignments, movements and adjustments.
  • Monitored machines during operation to detect sounds of malfunction or excessive vibration and adjusted machines to eliminate problems.
  • Adhered to company policies, safety procedures and performance standards.
Cook, 09/2012 to 04/2013
Cracker Barrel Old Country StoreCity, STATE,
  • Prepared multiple orders simultaneously during peak periods with high accuracy rate, maximizing customer satisfaction and repeat business.
  • Took food orders from cashiers and cooked items quickly to complete order items together and serve hot.
  • Transitioned between breakfast and lunch service.
  • Ordered and received products and supplies to stock kitchen areas.
  • Instructed new staff in proper food preparation, storage, use of kitchen equipment and sanitation.
  • Inspected appliances, commercial fryers, and ovens to verify proper working order.
  • Maintained well-stocked stations with supplies and spices for maximum productivity.
No Degree: Detention Officer Certification Course , Expected in
Cape Fear Community College - Wilmington, NC
  • Continuing education in Law Enforcement
High School Diploma: , Expected in 01/2012
Cape Fear Community College - Wilmington, NC

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Job Titles Held:
  • Detention Officer
  • Automotive Technician
  • Bouncer
  • Civilian Contractor
  • Ground Hand
  • Cook
  • No Degree
  • High School Diploma