Probation Officer resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Dedicated, resilient, and highly motivated Probation Officer with 26 years of experience working with Adult offenders .Goal-oriented with skill in case management (effective at managing difficult cases), field supervision, making sound, educated decisions, organization, and interpersonal skills. Has advanced leadership qualities, and Communicates effectively with others and helps motivate individuals to make positive life changes.

  • Case management
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel , Caseload Explorer 6
  • Report writing (I.E. Violation of Probation Reports to court, Early Discharges, PSI's)
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Risk and needs assessments
  • Training and mentoring Skills
Work History
10/1995 to Current
Probation Officer Massachusetts Court System Greenfield, MA,
  • Develop supervision plan to address risk levels to meet needs of probation client.
  • Conduct thorough review of cases and court records to be familiar with client case history.
  • Provide guidance and counseling to help probation client ascertain necessary service referrals suitable to their needs.
  • Completed reports on behalf of court and associated legal entities.
  • Maintained compliance with all legal statutes, policies, and procedures.
  • Maintained and organized 30-90 offender records and documentation in compliance with department and legal standards.
  • Write progress reports and testified under oath at court hearings when necessary.
  • Supervise offenders to reduce risk to community by monitoring clients behavior during regular scheduled interviews, to insure compliance with Conditions of Probation.
  • Determined appropriate supervision levels by conducting risk and needs assessments.
  • Conducted field visits to verify home address, employment, education of the probation client.
  • Monitored a caseload for Interim cases and Violation case preparing progress reports for court.
04/1988 to 10/1995
Caseworker for Children Services/DAFCS Unit Geo Group Inc. Las Vegas, NV,
  • Maintain Foster care cases
  • Complete community visits to investigate allegations of abuse and /or Neglect.
  • Enter and maintain records of all case information.
  • Coordinated with social, public and welfare agencies to obtain and provide client information.
  • Visited homes and agencies to provide support and case management services to clients.
  • Interviewed clients and family members to obtain key information for case planning and management.
  • Prepared reports for courts and participated in court proceedings.
  • Obtained and supplied information to coordinating agencies to provide best possible guidance to clients.
  • Attended Hunter College school of Social Work for training courses to advance professional knowledge of social work.
  • Secured housing, medical care and employment for clients by collaborating with various community agencies.
  • Participated in team-building activities to enhance working relationships and skills.
  • Learned new skills through ongoing training and applied to daily tasks to improve efficiency and productivity.
  • Improved operations through consistent hard work and dedication.
  • Engaged in problem-solving activities to support teamwork.
03/1988 to 08/1988
Resident Advisor Covenant House New York City, STATE,
  • Enforced policies and safety standards through building and room rounds.
  • Promoted positive relations between residents and staff.
  • Solved grievances and complaints by collaborating with residents.
  • Assisted residents with transitioning into new living environment and maintained strong relationships with residents.
  • Supported personal needs of residents dealing with diverse conditions.
  • Provided supervision for cafeteria, laundry and special activities of facility.
Expected in 05/1987
Bachelor of Science: Public Health /Public Administration/Criminal Just
Long Island University C.W. Post - Greenvale, NY
Expected in
: Master in Public Health Administration/Public Ami
Brooklyn College of The City University of New York - Brooklyn, NY
  • Continuing education in Public Health Administration.

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School Attended

  • Long Island University C.W. Post
  • Brooklyn College of The City University of New York

Job Titles Held:

  • Probation Officer
  • Caseworker for Children Services/DAFCS Unit
  • Resident Advisor


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Some College (No Degree)

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