Court Officer Resume Samples

A Court Officer undertakes the critical job of maintaining order and security within the courtroom, before, during, and after each session. The job description and duties listed on the Court Officer Resume include the following – ensuring all parties including the attorneys; general public, witnesses and the judge are safe during the trial proceedings; inspecting the premises for any sort of contraband; escorting prisoners and jury members; intervening during times of violent behavior and disruptions; monitoring each trail session; ensuring the courtroom protocols are observed properly and preparing and organizing court documents and case records for each trail.

To execute the job duties effectively, these officers are expected to have the ability to interpret and respond to emergencies quickly and be qualified to use the court issued firearm when needed. Besides, the person should be able to exercise good judgment and be able to handle the outbursts and maintain rapport with a wide range of people and defendants; it is also mandatory for the person to possess sufficient knowledge of courtroom and legal terminology and protocols and demonstrate good typing skills. While a high school diploma is considered mandatory, certain higher roles require a degree in forensic science, law enforcement, or criminal justice.

 

Court Officer Resume example

Court Officer Resume

Objective : As a Court Officer, responsible for providing access to justice for non-English speakers in a variety of settings requiring fluency in English and a foreign language,  Interpreting and translating the administration of oaths by the appropriate court officer to witnesses, plaintiffs, defendants, etc.

Skills : Computer, Bilingual, Fast Learner, Good With People, And Able To Work Under Pressure.

Description :

    1. Responsible for ensuring the safety and security of detainees and staff attending court proceedings.
    2. Responsible for enforcement of facility rules and ensuring detainee behavior does not violate policy or procedure or disrupt court operations.
    3. Searched all detainees prior to entering and after exiting the courtroom.
    4. Visually scanned all documents accompanying the detainee into the courtroom.
    5. Ensured that all radios are turned off inside the courtroom and that detainees are quiet during proceedings.
    6. Ensured detainees awaiting court are secured in the holding cells adjacent to the courtrooms and that the detainees are quiet.
    7. Assisted in controlling detainees.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED


Court Officer Resume

Objective : Court Officer with 2+ years of experience in Performing courtroom interpretation as assigned, by interpreting simultaneously and consecutively for the court and for defendants, victims, witnesses, attorneys, and other parties to the proceedings, as well as interpret for other court-related departments from English to a foreign language at the direction of the court.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Trilingual, Management, Social Work, Public Administration.

Description :

    1. Ensured that possession of all relevant written reports is submitted in a timely manner.
    2. Read Court Reports and ensured recommendations correlate and that Court report information is thorough.
    3. Anticipated questions from the Juvenile Court Defense Panel, County Counsel and Judge regarding child welfare case(s).
    4. Ensured Court reports are factual, and that it addresses Court orders.
    5. Ensured reports abide by Rules of Court, Welfare & Institutions Code, and Child Services Division (CSD) Policy and Procedures.
    6. Maintained updated pertinent information concerning a case.
    7. Responsible for maintaining accountability of detainees attending court proceedings.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS


Court Officer Resume

Objective : Highly qualified Court Officer with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Leadership, Training Skills, MS Office.

Description :

    1. Provided security on a daily basis to the courthouse.
    2. Screened personnel and baggage for weapons and/or contraband upon entry into the courthouse, as well as for proper identification pertaining to certain entrances of the building.
    3. Used stationery and handheld metal detectors in sequence with X-ray machines.
    4. Carried out courtroom procedures and maintaining order and etiquette within a judicial setting.
    5. Organized a court calendar and accounting for lawyers and litigants for upcoming court appearances.
    6. Retrieved and safeguarded inmates from the Department of Corrections for court hearings.
    7. Monitored public areas using surveillance cameras.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master's In Criminal Justice

Court Officer Resume

Objective : Court Officer with 5 years of experience in Making sight translations of documents for the benefit of the court, including, but not limited to technical, medical, and legal documents, written evidence and correspondence, reading written texts giving oral translations of texts as well as other documents as requested by the court and related personnel.

Skills : Communication Skills, Problem Solving, Management.

Description :

    1. Provided security and personal protection for The Judges Office.
    2. Assigned to the chief judge.
    3. Assisted judges during court proceedings.
    4. Worked with state office employees and give clerical support for civil litigation and hearings.
    5. Delivered court documents.
    6. Responded to emergencies and incidents.
    7. Wrote up detailed reports for a state audits.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
GED

Court Officer Resume

Objective : Results-oriented individual with proven leadership ability and experience in both the public and private sectors. Possesses excellent decision-making skills, as well as the ability to work well both independently and as part of a team.  

Skills : MS Office, Court, Communication, Decision Making.

Description :

    1. Maintained the safety and security of the Juvenile Docket Courtroom.
    2. Specialized in proceedings with juveniles and juvenile delinquents.
    3. Tracked client movement in and out of counseling space documenting times and destinations of students.
    4. Led mindfulness groups. 
    5. Operated magnetometers, handheld screening devices, and X-ray machines; voucher prohibited articles.
    6. Transported prisoners to and from court appearances ensuring utmost levels of security and public safety; escort Judges.
    7. Identified, pursued, restrained, and arrested suspects and perpetrators; collect and voucher evidence.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS In Criminology

Court Officer Resume

Headline : As a Court Officer, responsible for Interpreting and sight translating at the counter as needed, Notifying the Court of any issues or situations that may impede the interpreters' performance and/or ability to interpret and/or translate as assigned.

Skills : Training SKills, Communication, Court.

Description :

    1. Organized & Infiltrated New Paperwork Filing System through Networks Software.
    2. Used Punctuality in order to serve people at appropriate times.
    3. Escorted state employees and judges to parking areas.
    4. Screened and checked visitors and mail packages entering court offices.
    5. Communicated effectively using hand-held radio equipment. 
    6. Trained newly appointed Court Officers; assist staff members in developing skills essential for quality performance.
    7. Drafted incident reports; update and maintain accurate case files.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
G.E.D

Court Officer Resume

Headline : Court Officer with 6 years of experience in Analyzing pleadings, research issues, draft opinions, orders, and bench memoranda regarding motions, bench trials, and administrative and lower court appeals for the Ingham County Circuit Court, & appeals from decisions of the State of Michigan Administrative Agencies.

Skills : Communication, Decision Making, Problem Solving.

Description :

    1. Uphold and enforced laws within the city limits.
    2. Possessed a working knowledge of the Criminal Justice System.
    3. Provided building security by screening citizens entering Harold K.
    4. Securely transported defendants from the Summit County Jail and minimum-security facilities, as well as escort defendants to and from their appearances in court.
    5. Provided security for the  Municipal Court judges, Civil and Traffic Court magistrates, as well as the Clerks of Court.
    6. Compiled in-custody prisoner lists for daily court appearances.
    7. Investigated, supervised, and counseled individuals on or anticipated probation to facilitate their personal, social, and economic adjustment in the community.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    5-7 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Executive
    Education
    Education
    GED

    Court Officer Resume

    Headline : As a Court Officer, responsible for escorting prisoners to and from the courtroom and remain with the prisoner at all times, and providing security for Judge, staff, jury and the general public, etc.

    Skills : Ability To Use Good Judgement, Public Dealing, Multitasking.

    Description :

      1. Provided the primary responsibilities of the court security officer to provide a safe environment for the Judge, court personnel, attorneys, and the general public.
      2. Ensured the care and security of the inmates and related work as required.
      3. Provided the responsibility of providing the main purposes of crime prevention and enforcement.
      4. Provided duties included the determined nature of environmental or health hazards, nuisance violations, and unsafe building conditions.
      5. Testified in Municipal, Common Pleas, and Federal court cases.
      6. Responsible for opening and closing of the court and making security checks on the building.
      7. Handled an assigned caseload in investigations.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      5-7 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Executive
      Education
      Education
      AS In Criminal Justice

      Court Officer Resume

      Headline : Court Officer with 7 years of experience in Observing courtroom proceedings necessary for the preparation of opinions, corresponding with attorneys or litigants on file maintenance and case management. To assist the general public with the submission of various pleadings including Personal Protection Orders.

      Skills : Planning, Multitasking, Communication.

      Description :

        1. Screened visitors entering the court and checked for weapons, explosives, drugs, and other types of prohibited or illegal items.
        2. Provided armed security for court employees and bystanders alike in the court.
        3. Maintained order and control in all the courtrooms.
        4. Coordinated with the Westland Police Department for prisoner information and exchange.
        5. Served as a bailiff and escorted prisoners to and from the courtrooms.
        6. Prepared and wrote incident reports pertaining to incidents that occurred within the court building.
        7. Made arrests necessary for conduct that occurred in the court building.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      5-7 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Executive
      Education
      Education
      B.S. In Criminology

      Court Officer Resume

      Headline : As a Court Officer, responsible for maintaining a record of all matters under advisement, maintaining and updating, preparing, organizing, and reviewing daily files for Court proceedings, including reviewing pleadings, determining when to contact attorneys when there are problems, etc.

      Skills : Microsoft Office, Training SKills, Attention-to-Detail.

      Description :

        1. Secured the courthouse for daily operations; patrol designated areas to control crowds and prevent criminal activities.
        2. Investigated suspicious packages/persons and situations.
        3. Supervised cases involving probationers and recommending termination or extension of probation.
        4. Interviewed clients, their families, and interested individuals to determine the nature of their environmental, employment, financial, or marital difficulties.
        5. Formulated plans for probation and presenting written or oral recommendations.
        6. Arranged for court appearances for clients and families.
        7. Advised clients of available community resources.
        8. Performed related work as required.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  5-7 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Executive
                  Education
                  Education
                  High School Diploma