u s border patrol agent resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Dedicated Manager and team player with 25 years of experience as a Border Patrol Agent and 14 years as distinguished non-commissioned military officer. Proven negotiator and tough but compassionate professional. Observant and analytical with exceptional mental and physical agility to assure secure and safe environments.

Hardworking and experienced in dealing with challenging situations with unwavering integrity. Fully versed in weapons and equipment common to field.

Results-focused security professional with strength in identifying potentially volatile situations. Proactive leader with strengths in communication and collaboration. Proficient in leveraging many situations due to a long strong background in security with the knowledge to promote. Adept at managing concurrent objectives to promote efficiency and influence positive outcomes.

Hardworking and reliable with strong abilities in organizational and management skills. Offering highly organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality.

Flexible hard worker ready to learn and contribute to team success.

  • Customs and immigration
  • Illegal immigrant inspection
  • Patrolling
  • Contraband smuggling expertise
  • International border rules knowledge
  • Weapons handling
  • Proficient in the use of various weapon systems
  • Intelligence gathering
  • Traffic checkpoints
  • Public safety
  • Law enforcement collaboration
  • Legal codes
  • Government regulations
  • Organizational skills
  • Proficient in several law enforcement computer investigative systems
  • Time Management
  • communications skills
  • Can easily adapt to changing situations
U.S. Border Patrol Agent, 06/1994 - 12/2016
Department Of Homeland Security City, STATE,
  • Prepared reports and other documents.
  • Prevented illegal trafficking of people, narcotics and contraband into country.
  • Detected and prevented illegal entry and smuggling of aliens from entering country.
  • Analyzed and disseminated intelligence information.
  • Conducted inspections of individuals and conveyances through random vehicle inspections.
  • Prevented illegal entry, prohibiting goods and smuggling of illegal drugs and other contraband by conducting vehicle searches during traffic stops.
  • Trained and mentored new or less experienced staff members to effectively secure national borders.
  • Detected, prevented and apprehended undocumented aliens and alien smugglers at or near land borders by maintaining surveillance from covert positions.
  • Performed line-watch duties, traffic checkpoint operations, city patrols, transportation checks and other law enforcement duties.
  • Communicated and gave verbal Spanish commands to Spanish-speaking illegal aliens and smugglers.
  • Mastered use and maintenance of cutting edge technology, such as infrared scopes during nighttime operations.
  • Interpreted and followed tracks, marks and other physical evidence of illegal aliens and smugglers.
  • Patrolled international boundary and coastal waterways using horses, watercrafts, off-road vehicles, ATVs, snowmobiles and motorcycles.
  • Used cutting-edge technology and equipment during evening operations.
  • Responded to electronic sensor alarms, deployed infrared scopes at night and addressed aircraft sightings and smuggling.
  • Conducted ranch checks, traffic checks, city patrols and transportation checks.
  • Executed traffic and transportation checks at traffic checkpoints and arrested aliens living in country illegally.
  • Located and seized vehicles, aircraft and boats containing contraband.
  • Served as federal law enforcement officer and verified compliance to laws when goods or people entered country.
Adult Detention Officer, 11/1993 - 06/1994
El Paso County Sheriff's Office City, STATE,
  • Followed daily routine schedule and took head counts of all inmates in assigned cell block.
  • Exercised surveillance and control over 100 inmates.
  • Transported and escorted inmates to hospitals, court and other institutions.
  • Performed searches of people, vehicles, mail items and dormitories.
  • Fingerprinted and photographed incoming and released inmates.
  • Conducted inmate and detention facility visual surveillance to identify and subdue unrest.
  • Interviewed different victims, witnesses and suspects to gather and record information for ongoing and future investigations.
  • Subdued and restrained resisting inmates using hands and feet while employing defensive tactics and approved non-lethal weapons.
  • Exercised independent and sound judgment in enforcing proper inmate behavior and responding to incidents.
  • Performed basic first aid procedures and cardiopulmonary resuscitation on unconscious inmates and officers.
  • Supervised inmates during day-to-day activities.
  • Assigned inmates to open and appropriate housing units.
  • Implemented defensive tactics and physical restraints to maintain safety and security of of inmates and officers facility.
  • Promoted safety, order and functionality of detention facility.
  • Transported inmates to and from work sites with optimal security procedures.
  • Inspected locks, window bars, doors and security systems to support escape prevention.
  • Conducted scheduled headcounts to verify presence of prisoners.
  • Completed operating procedures protocols during emergency situations.
U.S. Army Sergeant First Class, 07/1978 - 11/1992
United States Army City, STATE,
  • Prepared, planned for and coordinated execution of support missions to aid deployed forces and individuals.
  • Requisitioned, received, stored and documented unit equipment and supplies.
  • Led operational planning teams to address field and base concerns with minimal delays.
  • Tested, repaired and updated equipment systems and components to meet current and expected demands.
  • Advised commanding officers on weapons operations, capabilities and unforeseen operational problems.
  • Managed administrative needs of group, including recordkeeping and report writing, with team of 3 sergeants, squad leaders.
  • 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.
  • Oversaw all facets of ground supply administration, operations and personnel for garrison an field operations.
  • Directed automated supply systems and liaised between supply and data processing sectors to facilitate smooth transitions.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
  • Juggled multiple projects and tasks to ensure high quality and timely delivery.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
  • Demonstrated leadership by making improvements to work processes and helping to train others.
  • Improved operations by working with team members and customers to find workable solutions.
  • Motivated and encouraged team members to communicate more openly and constructively with each other.
Education and Training
: Criminal Justice, Expected in
University of Phoenix - Tempe, AZ
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  • University of Phoenix

Job Titles Held:

  • U.S. Border Patrol Agent
  • Adult Detention Officer
  • U.S. Army Sergeant First Class


  • Some College (No Degree)

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