Probation Officer resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Sympathetic Juvenile Probation Officer handling large caseload and providing one-on-one counseling and referral assistance to youth offenders in the Southeast area. Experience reviewing police reports, monitoring youths' living conditions and preparing behavior reports. Fair and just with professional demeanor even during most stressful circumstances. Able to make decisions and take on new responsibilities with minimum supervision.

  • Risk and needs assessments
  • Supervising residents
  • Substance abuse
  • Intake procedures
  • Interviews
  • Juvenile rehabilitation expertise
  • Large caseload management
  • Team Building
  • Group therapy
  • Report writing
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Documentation
  • Proficient in Word, Excel
Work History
05/2007 to 08/2020 Probation Officer Lake County Il | Il 60064, IL,
  • Maintained organized offender records and documentation in compliance with department and legal standards.
  • Suggested special community service rehabilitation programs to help further support offenders.
  • Collaborated with senior leadership during decision-making processes and created thorough offender reports for corrective action planning.
  • Helped resolve probationer issues with housing, employment and healthcare.
  • Coordinated community and job placement resources.
  • Tracked assigned juvenile movements and adherence to probation requirements.
  • Liaison between administration and Probation staff
  • Employed appropriate incentives and sanctions to achieve desired behaviors and outcomes.
  • Handled over 30 full-cycle caseloads per month
  • Used manual force and defensive batons to establish and maintain physical control over uncooperative or combative subjects
  • Transported inmates to and from court, medical appointments and other correctional facilities
  • Monitored door access and security cameras to provide safety and security of facility
  • Performed physical searches such as pat-downs and strip searches
  • Tracked inmates through head counts, visitor logs and scheduled activities
  • Observed and supervised inmates throughout visits, meal time, recreation, phone calls and showers
  • Prepared, processed and maintained forms, reports, logs, records and activity journals
  • Discussed with offenders links between criminal behavior and anger management problems or drug and alcohol abuse
08/2005 to 03/2007 Paraprofessional Educator Penn State University | University Park, PA,
  • Contacted parents to discuss student progress and set up meetings.
  • Implemented lessons initiated by teacher or related services personnel.
  • Communicated with students, teachers, staff and parents to maintain effective relationships for student and program growth.
  • Supported teacher in development of individual learning strategies.
  • Set up visual aids, equipment and classroom displays to support teacher's lesson delivery.
  • Maintained inclusive learning environment to enable students to gain maximum benefit from lessons.
  • Oversaw students in classroom and common areas to monitor, enforce rules and support lead teacher.
  • Collated classroom materials to help teachers prepare for daily instruction and activities.
  • Kept classrooms clean, neat and properly sanitized for student health and classroom efficiency.
  • Recorded grades for coursework and tests in online reporting system.
  • Oversaw groups of students at school and off-site locations, maintaining optimal safety and security.
  • Assisted and mentored students in groups of up to 7 by reviewing lesson teachings and utilizing visual aides and art.
  • Delivered curriculum in both one-on-one lessons and group learning environments
  • Documented student behaviors, interventions and outcomes to enable lead teacher to address pertinent issues
08/1997 to 06/2005 Classroom Facilitator El Shaddai Christian Academy | City, STATE,
  • Increased multiple subject learning progress through streamlining testing procedures and updating protocols.
  • Initiated tutoring sessions with students, improving grades 75%.
  • Scheduled conferences with parents to discuss students' progress and classroom behavior.
  • Maintained accurate and complete records for 30 students.
  • Completed student progress reports on quarterly basis to notify students and parents of strengths and areas of improvement.
  • Communicated frequently with parents, students and faculty to provide feedback and discuss instructional strategies.
  • Organized field trips, graduations, and school assemblies
  • Organized and conducted Open house and Parent Conference meetings
  • Implemented reading and writing workshops to increase student literacy and support school reading programs
  • Boosted cultural awareness by incorporating children's literature from world cultures
  • Scheduled conferences with parents to discuss students' progress and classroom behavior
  • Participated in department meetings to provide input to colleagues about student achievement and improvement
  • Met with students, parents and administrators to address and resolve students' behavioral and academic issues
  • Fostered student curiosity and interest through creative hands-on activities
  • Modified lessons and curriculum to accommodate diverse learners by using strategies such as peer-assisted learning and group work
  • Completed student progress reports on quarterly basis to notify students and parents of strengths and areas of improvement
  • Maintained accurate and complete records for 30 students
Expected in | General Studies El Camino College, Torrance, CA GPA:
Expected in 12/2021 Master of Arts | Applied Psychology Azusa Pacific Online University, Glendora, CA GPA:
Expected in 12/2019 Bachelor of Arts | Organizational Leadership Azusa Pacific Online University, Glendora, CA GPA:
Expected in 06/2004 Associate of Science | Interdisciplinary Studies Los Angeles Southwest College, Los Angeles, CA GPA:
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  • Suicide Prevention Training - Yearly
  • CPR Training - Yearly
  • Diversity and Inclusion Training- Yearly

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School Attended

  • El Camino College
  • Azusa Pacific Online University
  • Azusa Pacific Online University
  • Los Angeles Southwest College

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  • Probation Officer
  • Paraprofessional Educator
  • Classroom Facilitator


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