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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

Trustworthy Detention Officer with 7 years of experience. Talented at quickly deescalating conflicts and maintaining superior levels of levelheadedness. Intelligent and agile with remarkable security awareness.

Enthusiastic officer eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in corrections.

Skills
  • Surveillance
  • Cleaning
  • Prevention of Criminal Activity
  • Security Camera Monitoring
  • Medication Distribution
  • Body and cell searches
  • Headcounts
  • Restraint Techniques
  • Inmate monitoring
  • Inmate rights knowledge
  • Correctional facility procedures
  • Central and pod control
  • Search and seizure procedures
  • Crisis intervention training
  • Emergency Response
  • Weapons training
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Safety and security enforcement
  • Suicide prevention training
  • Safety and security
Work History
03/2016 to Current Detention Officer City And County Of Butte-Silver Bow, Mt | Butte, MT,
  • Transported detainees throughout facility and off-site to medical appointments and court appearances.
  • Took custody of detainees from arresting officers to begin processing into detention facility.
  • Physically restrained prisoners during detainee altercations using leverage holds and legal force.
  • Conducted physical searches of detainees and premises in search of weapons and contraband.
  • Processed detainees through appropriate identification and documentation processes as part of facility booking procedures.
  • Inspected jail conditions and took action to rectify problems in order to meet state and federal regulations for health and safety.
  • Attended to feeding, housing and physical well-being of inmates.
  • Supervised and controlled behavior of detainees.
  • Processed detainees by taking photographs and fingerprints.
  • Maintained security and welfare of detainees.
  • Regularly conducted security and sanitation checks.
  • Wrote daily reports and maintained logs of detainees activities and behaviors.
  • Completed dorm sanitation and maintenance checks and reported results to management.
  • Searched building and grounds, living quarters and work areas for contraband.
  • Made rounds at specified intervals and conducted head counts and roll calls.
  • Verified facility security by inspecting plumbing, outside areas, locks and cells for potential hazards.
  • Oversaw detainees in correctional residential facility setting.
  • Received and inspected mail, property and funds from visitors on behalf of designated inmates.
  • Established positive working relationships and maintained boundaries with resident offenders.
04/2014 to 03/2016 Detention Officer City And County Of Butte-Silver Bow, Mt | Butte, MT,
  • Transported detainees throughout facility and off-site to medical appointments and court appearances.
  • Physically restrained detainees during prisoner altercations using leverage holds and legal force.
  • Conducted physical searches of detainees and premises in search of weapons and contraband.
  • Inspected jail conditions and took action to rectify problems in order to meet state and federal regulations for health and safety.
  • Attended to feeding, housing and physical well-being of inmates.
  • Supervised and controlled behavior of detainees.
  • Regularly conducted security and sanitation checks.
  • Wrote daily reports and maintained logs of inmate activities and behaviors.
  • Completed dorm sanitation and maintenance checks and reported results to management.
  • Made rounds at specified intervals and conducted head counts and roll calls.
  • Verified facility security by inspecting plumbing, outside areas, locks and cells for potential hazards.
  • Established positive working relationships and maintained boundaries with resident offenders.
02/2013 to 04/2014 Correctional Officer State Of Kentucky | 200 Road To Justice West Liberty, KY,
  • Made rounds at specified intervals and conducted head counts and roll calls.
  • Verified facility security by inspecting plumbing, outside areas, locks and cells for potential hazards.
  • Built solid relationships with staff and residents to keep institution safe and secure.
  • Completed dorm sanitation and maintenance checks and reported results to management.
  • Searched building and grounds, living quarters and work areas for contraband.
  • Established positive working relationships and maintained boundaries with resident offenders.
  • Identified facility openings and designated inmates to housing units.
  • Observed behavior of residents individually and in groups.
  • Tracked inmates through head counts, visitor logs and scheduled activities.
  • Escorted inmates to and from cells, court, hospitals and medical appointments.
  • Observed and supervised inmates throughout visits, meal time, recreation, phone calls and showers.
  • Conducted routine and emergency head counts.
09/2009 to 02/2013 Caregiver Bickford Senior Living | Middletown, OH,
  • Kept household areas clean and well-stocked, ran errands, managed laundry and completed weekly grocery shopping.
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Assisted clients with daily living needs, including bathing and personal grooming, to maintain self-esteem and general wellness.
  • Offered social support by transporting individuals to events and activities, in addition to medical appointments and shopping trips.
  • Supported clients with mental support and physical activities to accomplish quality of life and sustain needs.
  • Helped patients care for themselves by teaching proper, safe use of ambulation assistive devices such as canes or walkers.
  • Maintained frequent supervision of residents unable to call for assistance.
  • Documented residents' behavior in terms of mental status, sleeping and eating patterns in medical record books.
  • Performed household tasks such as laundry, dusting, washing dishes and vacuuming.
  • Provided safe mobility support to help patients move around personal and public spaces.
  • Turned and positioned bedbound patients to prevent bedsores and maintain comfort levels.
  • Changed dressings, bandages and binders to maintain proper healing and sanitary measures.
  • Kept close eye on client vital signs, administered medications and tracked behaviors to keep healthcare supervisor well-informed.
Education
Expected in 05/2007 High School Diploma | English, Math, Social Studies, Reading Coolidge High School, Coolidge, AZ GPA:

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School Attended

  • Coolidge High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Detention Officer
  • Detention Officer
  • Correctional Officer
  • Caregiver

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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