Detention Officer Resume Example

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

I am a motivated individual who is skilled in many different areas. Examples go as follows: detention officer, bailiff, quality assurance, radio and programing technician, computer repair, administration, supervision, transportation and management with more than 12 years in a correctional detention and security field. I work well independently and as a part of a team.

  • Fluent in English and Spanish
  • Comfortable with decision making under pressure
  • Always willing to take on the next task at hand
  • Federal Detention Operation
  • Firearms
  • Computer programing
  • Transportation
  • Detain and transport all detained persons per client (Homeland Security)
  • Search and detain individuals and apply handcuffs when necessary
  • Scheduling
  • Invoices
  • Vehicle road testing
  • Report writing.
  • Individual record/files current at all times
  • Inspections (CHP), (OSHA), (QA), (PBNDS), (ACA).
  • Negotiating contracts per client (Security Contract)
  • Hire and interview personnel
Detention Officer, 06/2001 to 11/2002
Buncombe CountyWoodfin, NC,

My job duties: to provide security, follow post orders and enforce rules and regulations. Supervise detainees during daily activities such as recreation, meals, library and religious services. Ensure detainee and officer's safety, conduct barrack inspections, protect property, prevent criminal activity and report writing.

Lieutenant , 11/2002 to 05/2009
State Of Michigan, ,

My job duties: to enforce post orders and follow rules and regulations.

Conduct facility perimeter checks, schedule and Supervise 300 plus officers to ensure facility operation run as needed. Write, designed and produced written reports and evaluations. Directed activities of personnel in developing company security measures which complied with regulations. Influenced a team effort among Detention Officer's providing support, motivation, training and assistance to them as required.

Bailiff Officer, 05/2009 to 07/2009
Shamrock FoodsEastvale, CA,

My job duties: to serve as an intermediary between various court officials, the detainees, the attorneys and the general public. Provided security to the court and maintained order. Duties varied from court to court and provided security in transporting detainees.

Transportation Supervisor, 07/2009 to 08/2010
GeodisMccarran, NV,

My job duties: to provide direct supervision of transportation officers. Validation of hours / trip logs on a daily basis.Verifying GPS on vehicles. Verifying trip logs are entered and correct. Daily statistics on transport pick ups. Maintain custody, care and control of detainees. Review staff effectiveness and conduct frequent performance appraisals. Prepare records and reports as assigned. Report writing. Maintain control of detainees while on transport. Assure that all transports were conducted on time and safely. Scheduling of staff and maintaining a posted schedule for assigned duties two weeks in advance. Assigning drivers to vehicles. Keeping track of maintenance of vehicles and mileage. Emailing daily reports to other departments. Verification of payroll. Conduct employee performance evaluation. Assuring all transports were conducted on time and safely. Review memorandums. Investigate incidents. Maintaining log for fuel cards and fuel pumped. Track keeping of staff DOT driver logs. Made sure all vehicles were pre tripped prior to use. Made sure all vehicles had been checked and signed off by the mechanic and no mechanical issues. Maintain records of all logs of yearly vehicle inspections and licensing.

Transportation Coordinator, 08/2010 to Current
Asset ProtectectionCity, STATE,

My job duties: Ensure compliance with driver and motor carrier regulations for DOT, responsible for timely submittal of motor carrier and driver reports per the Transport Manual and state and federal regulations, reporting monthly mileage for IFTA tax purposes on each vehicle, with separate detail for all states in which all vehicles were operated and provided for all intra-state, interstate and toll-way mileage, attend and ensure full compliance with safety audits and inspections from state and federal authorities, compliance auditing, record maintenance and providing additional driver instruction/counseling to ensure records are completed properly and executed by all drivers/supervisors for vehicle trip mileage logs, daily driver logs, pre-trip and post trip inspection reports, and hours of service documentation, ensure compliance with annual drug and alcohol random screening requirements, ensure driver and motor carrier compliance with DOT regulations for the bus/van driver. Prepare service due reports and ensure all vehicles receive scheduled and required preventative and periodic maintenance to ensure passing DOT semi-annual inspections, and that copies of all reports are kept in each vehicle. Ensuring all safety equipment is operational in all vehicles. Ensure all buses are started once weekly and driven for one-hour on a weekly basis when not in service. Ensuring any driver dispatched to perform a run has a current and valid CDL with passenger and air brake endorsements in their medical certificate and that neither is expired CDL's and medical certificates will be sighted by either the Shift Transport Supervisor or Shift Commander. Ensure any required documentation is provided to the transport driver prior to departure or received in Processing for detainees picked up for transport. Maintaining copies of original fuel and repair tickets for reporting purposes and forwarding original receipts to Corporate Office.

High School Diploma: , Expected in 1998
Central Union High School - El Centro, CA
: Emergency Medical Technician, Expected in
Imperial Valley College - Imperial, CA

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School Attended
  • Central Union High School
  • Imperial Valley College
Job Titles Held:
  • Detention Officer
  • Lieutenant
  • Bailiff Officer
  • Transportation Supervisor
  • Transportation Coordinator
  • High School Diploma