Platoon Sergeant Resume Example

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Effective at supporting and enhancing operations by keeping personnel mission-ready and equipment fully maintained. History includes deployments to Afghanistan and Iraq. Good problem-solving and conflict resolution skills. Dedicated leader and practiced trainer proficient in all areas of troop operations and demonstrated success in supporting personnel and families. Highly organized and forward-thinking with strong attention to detail and a superior work ethic.

Seasoned, resourceful Correctional Officer familiar with problem-solving and crisis-management techniques necessary to effectively navigate prison environment. Detailed supervision for day-to-day inmate interactions, including recreation, leisure and work-site activity. Safety-focused dedication with results-oriented planning and protocol establishment to maintain safety for all.

Ethical Mortuary Affairs Specialist well-versed in performing duties relating to deceased personnel, including recovery, collections, evacuation, and the establishment of tentative identification. An independent thinker and team player with excellent electronic and paper recordkeeping abilities. Committed to maintaining the honor and dignity to those that have fallen.

  • Delivery
  • Logistics
  • Trainer
  • Delivering training
  • Physical fitness
  • Clerical support
  • Intelligence management
  • Active listening
  • Project planning
  • MS Office
  • People skills
  • Supervised autopsies
  • Body preservation
  • Casualty report documentation
  • Staff scheduling
  • Sales
  • Trained in self-defense
  • Conflict management
  • Security procedures
  • Inspections
  • Inmate movement control
  • Officer training
  • Body searches
  • Staging and sorting
  • RFID systems
  • Deadline-driven
  • Warehouse Management
  • Process management
  • Physically fit and agile
  • Certified forklift operator
  • Customer-focused
  • Staff Supervision
  • Monitoring
  • Forklift
  • Personnel
  • Mentoring junior personnel
  • Maintaining readiness
  • Documentation skills
  • Combat planning
  • Computer operations
  • Collaboration
  • Computer skills
  • Customer service
  • Paper files maintenance
  • Deceased personnel transportation
  • Search and recovery operations
  • Mortuary operations
  • Valid Texas driver's license
  • Force techniques training
  • Firearms trained
  • Rules of conduct
  • Job assignments
  • Crowd control
  • Administration
  • Inmate transport
  • Materials movement
  • Warehouse best practices
  • Basic math aptitude
  • Production deadline management
  • First aid certified
  • Loading and unloading
  • Safety awareness
  • Material handling
  • Staff Management
  • Safety And Compliance
  • Forklift Operations
  • Experience
    Company NameCity, StatePlatoon Sergeant04/2019 to 12/2020
    • Personnel Manager for over 12 employees
    • Supervised Emergency response for a facility with over 200 persons
    • Supervised , coached, and trained over 100 people in detainee operations and use of lethal and non lethal weapons
    • Supervised over 40 people of all job backgrounds in a Military Police unit
    • Served as the Sergeant of the Guard for 15 people in austere environment under a Special Operations Command
    • Strategically planned movement for over 140 people for homeland defense mission training
    • Detailed operations activities by producing and distributing high-quality reports.
    • Assisted management in making important decisions by collecting, organizing and modeling data.
    • Oversaw expense, report and support documentation filing systems.
    • Planned routine operations and special projects under direction of operations manager.
    • Wrote reports outlining results to facilitate management decision making.
    • Coached team on company policies, procedures, and best practices to enhance operational efficiency, employee productivity and subsequently decrease labor.
    • Completed various reports and analyzed each report to decide where improvements could be made.
    • Served as liaison between certain departments to implement new improvement plans and changes.
    • Analyzed operational performance to identify pain points and provided actionable solutions to management.
    • Identified operational and performance issues and worked with managers to resolve concerns.
    • Planned and coordinated resources to execute training activities and missions.
    • Mentored and coached soldiers to facilitate professional development and create a platform for future leadership.
    • Completed all platoon administration activities, including drafting and distributing soldier performance evaluations and operational reports.
    • Accomplished all assigned missions by providing exceptional leadership, equipment maintenance and consistent monitoring of platoon functionality.
    • Managed all soldiers within the platoon, including monitoring wellness and morale.
    • Assisted subordinate NCOs with identifying and developing personal strengths to overcome weaknesses and improve leadership capabilities.
    • Maintained soldier physical fitness by promoting successful exercise regimens.
    • Trained, coached and mentored junior unit personnel.
    • Provided a vital connection between commanding officers and subordinates.
    • Offered commanders vital advice on deployment planning and execution.
    • Administered all platoon paperwork, including inventory documentation and staff transfer documentation.
    • Delivered training based on individual soldier and overall squad requirements to promote combat readiness.
    • Developed and maintained a mission-ready team.
    • Accounted for the safe storage, use and maintenance of over $3,000,000 in high-value equipment.
    • Advised commanding officers on weapons operations, capabilities and unforeseen operational problems.
    • Tested, repaired and updated equipment systems and components to meet current and expected demands.
    • Prepared, planned for and coordinated execution of support missions to aid deployed forces and individuals.
    • Monitored equipment during testing, simulations and live-fire exercises to detect operator errors or system malfunctions.
    • Oversaw gathering of intelligence and combat information to support troops on ground.
    • Supply over 160 people approximately 40,000 rounds of ammunition
    • Hazmat Certified
    • Ammunition Handler Certified
    • Ammunition Manager for over 160 people
    Company NameCity, StateWarehouse Worker/Forklift Operator07/2020 to 07/2020
    • Down Load Trap trailers Load local and non local delivery trucks Operate forklift.
    • Forklift Certified
    • Logged weight and destination production data in detailed daily logs for management review.
    • Used equipment such as loaders, hand trucks, forklifts and cranes safely.
    • Communicated with team members to coordinate efficient and accurate movements.
    • Unloaded incoming items from trucks and rail cars and transported materials to staging area.
    • Transported material to correct locations and documented inventory changes.
    • Consistently met deadlines for loading trailers to meet departure deadlines.
    • Picked up warehouse debris and deposited waste into appropriate piles and stacked baled trash.
    • Sustained forklift functionality by following operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns and performing preventive maintenance.
    • Maneuvered forklift over and around loaded pallets, boxes and other materials.
    • Rotated stock and cleared sales floor of debris.
    • Complied with OSHA regulations, company policies and protocols to maintain safe and efficient operations.
    • Inspected lifts before use to prevent damage to goods.
    • Relocated goods from dock area to appropriate storage locations.
    • Immediately reported any safety and quality issues to management.
    • Recorded count and condition of all cargo received.
    • Examined empty pallets for damage and moved pallets to proper storage areas.
    • Stored and retrieved materials according to first-in/first-out principle.
    • Estimated weights, heights and centers of balance to make precise placements.
    • Checked inbound and outbound products, inspected for damage and recorded product code dates.
    • Maintained current forklift training and certification as required by company policies.
    Company NameCity, StateCorrectional Officer08/2015 to 04/2019
    • Safe Guarding of over 200 detainees
    • Personnel Manager for over 12 employees
    • Supervised Emergency response for a facility with over 200 persons
    • Served as the Sergeant of the Guard for 15 people in austere environment under a Special Operations Command
    • Physical Fitness trainer for over 10 people
    • Maintained communications with staff and inmate body to maintain safe, effective prison environment.
    • Employed de-escalation techniques, verbal commands and physical and mechanical restraints to address unruly inmates.
    • Enforced resident behavior management protocols and drafted incident reports for infractions.
    • Implemented defensive tactics and physical restraints to maintain safety and security of Midwest Joint Regional Correctional facility.
    • Directed visitor sign-in, documenting processes and completing appropriate visitation logs.
    • Maintained clear and open communications with all facility areas to support efficient and safe operations.
    • Assisted in restraining violent and unruly inmates.
    • Completed judgement protocols during emergency situations.
    • Supervised inmates during day-to-day activities.
    • Monitored inmate behavior to prevent crime, escape attempts and other dangerous activities.
    • Processed inmate intake and re-assignment by completing paperwork, conducting searches and recording fingerprints.
    • Inspected cells and conducted random searches of common areas.
    • Maintained records and logs of man hours, materials and equipment used.
    • Maintained appropriate control, security and well-being over those detained.
    • Verified warrants, conducted searches and fingerprinted inmates.
    • Applied non-violent response tools and physical restraint during problematic situations.
    • Promoted safety, order and functionality of Midwest Joint Regional Correctional facility.
    • Attended regular trainings and maintained appropriate certifications.
    • Performed warrant pick-ups and turnovers at other jails and prisons.
    • Conducted internal security checks to ascertain inmate safety.
    • Observed and directed inmates during recreation, visits, telephone and shower time.
    • Instructed inmates on work detail and oversaw work-site transportation.
    • Detected potential threats and quickly defused conflicts.
    • Supervised residents during meal distribution and intake, recreation time and work-site performance.
    • Transported inmates to and from personal appointments, including medical and dental appointments, funerals, work details and court hearings.
    • Safely transported inmates to and from work sites.
    • Maintained correct physical head count at all times.
    • Monitored daily activities to identify and manage suspicious behavior, improper conduct and signs of conflict.
    • Informed inmates and visitors of rules, safety and security procedures and responsibilities.
    • Supervised over 170 individuals and managed cases in Midwest Joint Regional Correctional facility.
    • Maintained daily logs of shift activity.
    • Transported inmates to and from work sites with optimal security procedures.
    Company NameCity, StateMortuary Affairs Specialist07/2011 to 07/2015
    • Returned over 600 fallen soldiers and their personal items home.
    • Established/Supervised a complete site in a hostile location
    • Logistics Manager for over $100,000 worth of equipment
    • Performed over 100 autopsies and embalming, along with fingerprinting, x-rays, and DNA collection for identification purposes
    • Received recognition out of all of the military forces for being the Service Member of the Quarter.
    • Established and recorded tentative identification.
    • Drafted professional correspondence and marketing materials.
    • Scheduled ceremonial services, coordinated military honors and arranged flights for deceased personnel.
    • Completed and filed all necessary legal documentation quickly and accurately.
    • Oversaw filing of legal documents.
    • Military vehicle certification
    • Driven over 5,000 miles in various military vehicles
    Education and Training
    Bachelor of Science:Applied MathematicsExpected in 10/2021American Military University, City
    • 3.2 GPA
    • Completed coursework in Calculus I, Calculus II, Calculus III, and Statistics
    Some College (No Degree):Computer Programming, Specific ApplicationsUdacity
    • Computer Programming using Python
    Activities and Honors
    • Member, Alumni Association


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    Job Titles Held:

    • Platoon Sergeant
    • Warehouse Worker/Forklift Operator
    • Correctional Officer
    • Mortuary Affairs Specialist


    • Bachelor of Science : Applied Mathematics Expected in 10/2021
      Some College (No Degree) : Computer Programming, Specific Applications

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