Detention Service Officer Resume Samples

A Detention Service Officer is hired to manage the inmates and also undertake necessary operational duties in a jail or detention facility. A well-drafted Detention Service Officer Resume indicates the following core duties associated to this post – receiving new inmates, making sure the inmates are made familiar with the facility and its governing rules; coordinating services to ensure that the inmates have access to supplies and clothes; completing the necessary paperwork, assigning cells to inmates; monitoring cell activities; handling issues of prisoners, and conducting security checks.

The position requirements include the following – staying vigilant at all times; the agility to handle inmates physically if required; and strong mental stability. Working at this position also needs the person to be insightful and analytic, and handle all situations without letting it go out of control. Usually, a high school diploma or GED is enough to gain this position.

Detention Service Officer Resume example

Detention Service Officer Resume

Objective : Experienced and goal-oriented professional with a record of accomplishment of consistently meeting and exceeding expectations. Extensive knowledge of groups and individual counseling techniques. Ability to acquire and evaluate required information effectively from prisoners. Ability to handle variety of individuals.

Skills : Correctional Officer,Detention Officer,Loan Processor,Mail Processor.

Description :

    1. Had to meet with the Sgt's, Lt's, and sometimes Captain's in regards to the new officer's behavior.
    2. Had to do weekly evaluations, and go over them with the supervisors and trainees.
    3. Worked closely with lawyer's trying to interview clients, pick up mail, escort inmates, guard inmates, monitor inmates while they receive medical attention.
    4. Reported if inmates get in altercations, or injure themselves.
    5. Cleared paperwork that accounted for each inmate.
    6. Prepared a Midnight Count that accounted for each inmate on the floor.
    7. Ensured inmate's paperwork was accurate, and that all inmates were in there correct housing location.
    8. Worked closely with Nurses, Providers and Nurse Practitioners, setting up appointments for inmates and relaying information from inmates to physicians and vice versa.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor's


Sr. Detention Service Officer Resume

Summary : Performs functions in accordance with established regulations and procedures.

Skills : Management, Organizing.

Description :

    1. Maintains log of relevant activities.
    2. Provides public with information relative to individuals incarcerated and/or facility policy and procedure.
    3. Inventories tools of personnel entering the facility to work.
    4. Receives and releases authorized property for inmates.
    5. Issues keys to security staff.
    6. Ensures data concerning inmates is accurately compiled, i.e., moves are annotated, counts are recorded, etc.
    7. Operates computer terminal.
    8. Maintains cleanliness and order of workstation.
    9. Assists Corrections Officers in observing inmate behavior in cells, corridors, and courtrooms via video equipment.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Medical


Jr. Detention Service Officer Resume

Objective : To obtain a challenging Detention Service Officer position in Company where an opportunity exists for a dedicated, hardworking Employee.

Skills : Management, Organizing.

Description :

    1. Supervises detained juveniles in their activities within the unit, on work assignments, during recreation periods, on medical or dental appointments, or awaiting court appearances.
    2. Maintains order and control of a unit and takes appropriate action in connection with rule infractions or other disturbances.
    3. Maintains institutional security and takes appropriate action to prevent escapes.
    4. Supervises the movement of juveniles within and outside the facility.
    5. Controls and restrains combative or emotionally disturbed juveniles.
    6. Provides situational counseling to assist individual juveniles through their daily routines.
    7. Observes and records the behavior of juveniles and confers with the supervisor about problem juveniles.
    8. Keeps records and makes reports on unit activities and incidents.
    9. Ensures that injured or ill juveniles receive nursing or medical attention.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
G.E.D

Detention Service Officer I Resume

Objective : Self-motivated personable professional, with multiple talents. Quick to master technology - such as self-teaching Microsoft office, diplomatic and tactful with professionals and non-professionals at all levels. Flexible and versatile - able to maintain a sense of humor under pressure poised and competent with demonstrated ability to easily transcend cultural differences. Thrive in deadline-driven environments and excellent team-building skills.

Skills : Microsft, Inventory Control, Material Storage And Issue, Shipping & Receiving.

Description :

    1. Responsible for the safe and smooth operation of the jail.
    2. Monitors inmates to see that they are not causing harm to themselves or others.
    3. Responsible for any and all situation and reporting all violations of jail policies to the Watch Commander.
    4. Supervises inmates in housing units and those segregated for administrative or punitive measures.
    5. Instructs inmates in housekeeping, sanitation and supervise the issuance of clothing and other personal effects to inmates.
    6. Makes periodic patrols of quarters and work areas and initiate counts of inmates at regular and irregular intervals.
    7. Maintains control and discipline including use of physical restraint and restraining devices.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor's

Detention Service Officer II Resume

Headline : Customer service professional seeking a challenging career that utilizes area of competence, enriches  knowledge, and gives a chance to be a part of a team that contributes towards the growth of the organization. Thereby yielding the twin benefits of job satisfaction and professional growth.

Skills : Management, Organizing.

Description :

    1. Gaves instructions, rules and regulations to Minimum, Medium, Maximum and Abuse inmates incarcerated in the jail.
    2. Searches their cells and property bags for contrabands, drugs, weapons or any other illegal items daily.
    3. Helps the inmates to keep a sanitary environment in their living areas.
    4. Assists other officers in emergency situations like fights between inmates and also fights between inmates and officers in the jail.
    5. Operates the control rooms in the jail.
    6. Provides care, custody and control of inmates in single cells.
    7. Communicates effectively with fellow officers, Sergeants, Lieutenants and Captain.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor's

Detention Service Officer III Resume

Summary : Perform inmate detention, care, security, and release work in accordance with established policies and procedures.

Skills : CPR/First Aid , EMT , CDL Class B With Passenger, Customer Service, Computer And Office .

Description :

    1. Greets customers in reception, answer phones and multiple questions.
    2. Communicates with a variety of agencies both in person and phones.
    3. Runs central control and maintain safety of facility.
    4. Books minor's into detention, secure property, interview,and scan documents.
    5. Takes all phones calls on evenings shifts, and fill in for Reception.
    6. Takes care of property and disperse.
    7. Provides supervision and controlled during booking, preliminary holdover, release and all other aspects of incarceration.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor's

Asst. Detention Service Officer Resume

Objective : To employ knowledge and experience with the intention of securing a Detention Service Officer professional career with opportunity for challenges and career advancement, while gaining knowledge of new skills and expertise.

Skills : Excellent quantitative , Excellent research , Professional demeanor.

Description :

    1. Worked in the housing areas of the jail.
    2. Transported prisoners by van to different jail facilities and court, worked the specialized work release program where to use administer a breathalyzer test.
    3. Wrote reports and escorted visitors through the jail.
    4. Have taken cultural diversity classes and crises intervention classes along with other classes for use in the jail.
    5. Conducted many pat-down searches and housing area searches.
    6. Patrolled client's property on foot and in a vehicle, escorted guest to different locations.
    7. Checked badges and monitored video security cameras.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
P.D.

Associate Detention Service Officer Resume

Headline : To obtain a challenging Detention Service Officer position with a reputable organization allowing to utilize law enforcement and customer service experience while also allowing me the opportunity to grow into a valuable asset and advance within the organization as well.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Law Enforcement, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Enforces rules and keep order within jails or prisons.
    2. Supervises activities of inmates.
    3. Aids in rehabilitation and counseling of offenders.
    4. Inspects conditions within facilities to ensure that they meet established standards.
    5. Searches inmates for contraband items Report on inmate conduct.
    6. Supervises over 200 high risk detainees in the state of art Control Center.
    7. Provides Dispatching support to floor patrol officers.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
License

Lead Detention Service Officer Resume

Summary : Skilled, self- motivated and fast learning professional with nearly two years of experience. Passionate and goal oriented, seeking a position that will expand current knowledge and foster both professional and personal growth.

Skills : Customer Service, Management.

Description :

    1. Provides direct supervision to inmates.
    2. Performs general clerical duties.
    3. Processes new inmate intake.
    4. Maintains court documents.
    5. Escorts inmates and visitors throughout the detention center.
    6. Prepares routine records on inmates.
    7. Monitors and maintains safety and security through completing routine internal and external rounds.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor's

Detention Service Officer Resume

Objective : Processes and cares for all prisoner needs. Takes walk-in reports at headquarters. Assists the Records and Communications units as needed.

Skills : Correctional Officer,Detention Officer,Loan Processor,Mail Processor,Criminal Justice.

Description :

    1. Books, photographs, fingerprints, houses and releases prisoners; and performs other holding facility-related activities. Checks prisoners on a periodic basis.

    2. Inventories, stores and releases prisoner property and personal belongings.

    3. Conducts and documents holding area inspections for safety, maintenance and policy compliance.

    4. Stocks, orders and dispenses holding area supplies and police report forms.

    5. Conducts safety and educational activities as needed, including the installation and instruction of child safety seats.

    6. Conducts relays of mail, equipment, deposits or other items to other city departments.

    7. Transports items to and from vendors who supply equipment to the department.

Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor's