(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Honest Detention Officer looking to tackle new responsibilities and build upon skills as a [Job Title] in [City] or the surrounding area. Tech-savvy with proficiency in [Program Name] and [Program Name]. Adept at supervising inmates during transports, keeping accurate records and screening facility entrance. Outstanding administrative skills with the ability to use a gun and other weapons.

Progressive Detention Officer familiar with coordinating and monitoring the safety and well-being of inmates. Adept at collecting DNA, performing suicide screenings and conducting the booking and releasing of inmates. Over [Number] years of experience working in the criminal justice field.

Dependable Detention Officer accomplished enforcing institution rules and supervising the daily activities of over [Number] inmates. Adept at thoroughly inspecting the premises for contraband and unsanitary conditions, performing specimen collections and processing inmates. Communicative and just with sound knowledge of inmates' rights.

Hardworking and reliable [Job Title] with strong ability in [Task] and [Task]. Offering [Soft skill], [Soft skill] and [Soft skill]. Highly organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality.

  • Crisis intervention
  • Security and sanitation checks
  • Inmate observation
  • Defensive techniques
  • Inmate escorting
  • Key control
  • Medical emergencies
  • Electronic monitoring
  • Corrections experience
Education and Training
South Garland High School Garland, TX Expected in 06/1994 High School Diploma : - GPA :
City Of Denton - Detention Officer
Denton, TX, 01/1998 - 03/2020
  • Followed daily routine schedule and took head counts of all inmates in assigned cell block.
  • Fingerprinted and photographed incoming and released inmates.
  • Performed searches of people, vehicles, mail items and dormitories.
  • Transported and escorted inmates to hospitals, court and other institutions.
  • Exercised surveillance and control over [Number] inmates.
Hendrick Automotive Group - Ground Hand
Cary, NC, 07/1996 - 01/1998
  • Kept machinery clean, lubricated and well-maintained for optimum use.
  • Used established signals to help equipment operators align, move and adjust machinery.
  • Decreased safety accidents by closely monitoring coworkers, [Type] tasks and construction areas.
  • Removed waste and trash from job sites before, during and after shift completion to keep work areas clean and organized.
  • Followed plans, orders and technical specifications to complete accurate work that met project specifications, codes, and quality standards.
  • Signaled equipment operators to facilitate alignment, movement, and adjustment of machinery, equipment, and materials.
  • Used organizational skills to meet productivity requirements.
  • Moved [Type] and [Type] materials using manual shovels and heavy equipment.
  • Retrieved materials, tools and equipment from trucks and delivered to skilled workers.
  • Collected and removed debris from work sites to maintain team productivity and minimize safety hazards.
  • Coordinated communication between equipment operators by using two-way radios and hand signals.
Basha's - Service Porter
San Carlos, AZ, 04/1995 - 06/1996
  • Tracked and documented completed duties.
  • Provided transport for customers and dealership personnel
  • Removed trash from all rooms and placed garbage and recycling receptacles in approved areas for trash pickup.
  • Contributed to service ticket writing and tagging of customer vehicles.
  • Ensured complete cleanliness in [Area] and [Area].
Kroger - Courtesy Clerk
City, STATE, 01/1992 - 08/1994
  • Packaged or bagged purchases and helped customers move items to vehicle.
  • Assisted customers with price checks, heavy items and finding products.
  • Collected shopping carts from parking lot to maintain clean, organized parking lot area.
  • Answered questions and informed customers of current sales and promotions.
  • Worked closely with front-end staff to assist customers.
  • Returned exchanged or unwanted items to correct shelf locations and organized display arrangements.
  • Escorted customers to desired merchandise location.
  • Placed customer items into bags using proper techniques to protect delicate items and separate different groups.
  • Evaluated safety and security concerns and reported to leadership as appropriate.
  • Coordinated [Action] with [Job title] teammates to carry out customer requests.
  • Greeted every customer with smile, friendly manner and personalized support to drive store loyalty.
  • Assisted [Number] customers per [Timeframe], greeting with upbeat attitude and [Action].
  • Assisted [Number] cashiers by bagging groceries with either plastic, paper or reusable cloth bags.
  • Maintained store cleanliness and sanitation through [Action] and [Action].
  • Delivered exceptional customer service by greeting over [Number] daily customers and directing to desired items.
  • Consulted with customers regarding [Product or Service] needs, addressing [Type] concerns.
  • Delivered fast, friendly and knowledgeable service for routine questions and service complaints.

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