youth care specialist resume example with 4+ years of experience

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

Enthusiastic Law Enforcement Officer eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Possess current New Mexico Law Enforcement Certification. Motivated to continue to learn, grow and excel in law enforcement.

  • Experience working in high-risk environment
  • Incident Reporting
  • Ground Patrol
  • De-escalation Techniques
  • Attentive and Observant
  • Maintain Activity Logs and Records
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Monitor Ingress and Egress of traffic to secure areas
  • Emergency Response
  • Contraband Seizure
  • Restricted Area Protection
  • Follow Established Identification Procedures
Work History
Youth Care Specialist, 02/2021 to Current
Geo Group Inc.Boca Raton, FL,
  • Completed clear and concise documentation of youth behavior and actions.
  • Developed rapport to create safe and trusting environment for care.
  • Documented data and completed accurate updates to case records.
  • Transported juveniles between detention centers, schools, and medical institutions.
  • Employed appropriate incentives and sanctions to achieve desired behaviors and outcomes.
  • Coordinated community and job placement resources.
  • Determined appropriate supervision levels by conducting risk and needs assessments.
Juvenile Correctional Officer, 05/2019 to 02/2021
State Of OhioRoss County, OH,
  • Assigned to Response Team and responded daily to occurrences across campus
  • Received and inspected mail, property and funds from visitors on behalf of designated inmates.
  • Discussed with offenders links between criminal behavior and anger management problems or drug and alcohol abuse.
  • Searched building and grounds, living quarters and work areas for contraband.
  • Escorted inmates to and from cells, court, hospitals and medical appointments.
  • Supervised and directed movement of 12 juvenile inmates during various activities on and off campus.
  • Prepared, processed and maintained forms, reports, logs, records and activity journals.
  • Restrained juvenile inmates when disturbances required physical intervention.
  • Built solid relationships with staff and residents to keep institution safe and secure.
Patrol Officer, 07/2018 to 01/2019
Secureamerica, LlcCoconut Grove, FL,
  • Patrolled designated areas in patrol vehicle and on foot to identify security and safety issues.
  • Investigated incidents and crimes, including evidence collection and witness statements.
  • Backed up patrol officers during difficult stops or to answer complex questions.
  • Gathered necessary information for court appearances and testified as witness under oath in court.
  • Monitored crowded public areas and events to mitigate risk and promote safety.
  • Organized criminal documents such as logs, records, reports and agendas to streamline processing and improve traceability.
  • Talked regularly with citizens to establish rapport and become familiar presence in area.
  • Conveyed important information at start of each shift such as areas of focus and persons of interest in local areas
Recreation Leader, 06/2016 to 01/2018
Jackson Health SystemNorth Miami Beach, FL,
  • Planned recreation and athletic programs with director to support community.
  • Researched, planned and organized mentally stimulating activities for individual ages of 6 to 16.
  • Maintained inventory of supplies and equipment with established sign-out procedures.
Law Enforcement Certification: Criminal Justice, Expected in 06/2018
Law Enforcement Academy | Western New Mexico University - Silver City, NM ,
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2017
Sandia High School - Albuquerque, NM ,
  • Certified Law Enforcement Officer - NM Certification #18-0274-P
  • CPR Certified

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School Attended

  • Law Enforcement Academy | Western New Mexico University
  • Sandia High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Youth Care Specialist
  • Juvenile Correctional Officer
  • Patrol Officer
  • Recreation Leader


  • Law Enforcement Certification
  • High School Diploma

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