Juvenile Detention Officer Resume Samples

A Juvenile Detention Officer maintains law and order in facilities where minors are incarcerated. The most common work activities are listed on the Juvenile Detention Officer Resume as follows – transporting inmates to and from court, supervising inmates throughout the day, checking the inmates to find drugs or alcohols; counselling juveniles; acting as mentor for the inmates; encouraging group discussion, overseeing the work activities of jail workers, resolving fights and disputes between inmates; assigning and keeping the inmates engaged in productive work; and handling disruptive behavior.

A well-drafted resume must mention the following skills – high level of physical fitness, ability to control violent outbursts, strong interpersonal skills; counseling skills and the ability to monitor and keep inmates in order. The educational requirements vary from state to state and from facility to facility, but generally, a degree in social work or criminal justice is required.

 

Juvenile Detention Officer Resume

Summary : Juvenile Detention Officer position within an organization that can fully utilize skills to achieve their business needs and objectives.

Skills : Computer And Software Proficient In Several Programs.

Description :

    1. Supervise residents in housing units and those segregated for administrative or punitive measures; instruct residents in housekeeping and sanitation; supervise the issuance of clothing and other personal effects to residents.
    2. Make periodic patrols of quarters and work areas and initiate counts of inmates at regular and irregular intervals; maintain control and discipline including use of physical restraint and restraining devices; prevent the introduction of contraband into the institution.
    3. Check resident mail for possible contraband; maintain a periodic patrol either inside or outside the institution to ensure the security and integrity of the institution.
    4. Monitor, supervise and screen resident visitor traffic; observe traffic in and around the compound.
    5. Instruct residents and maintain control in areas such as the resident food service area, dayroom, etc.
    6. Observe for signs of disorder or tension and report such observations to a higher authority; counsel with inmates regarding institutional, domestic or emotional adjustment problems.
    7. Maintain a record of equipment, supplies and other items; maintain and demonstrate proficiency in the use and care of firearms.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
General Education


Sr. Juvenile Detention Officer Resume

Summary : Friendly and enthusiastic person with 10 years in specialization of customer service. Able to learn new tasks quickly and proficient in growing key customer relationships. Represent establishment with friendly, professional demeanor at all times.

Skills : Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Provided administrative services to residents and staff in a correctional facility that involved, formulating and implementing policies and procedures for workforce planning, development, and reduction.
    2. Supervised/managed 60 support staff and 20 non-support staff in a correctional facility, encouraged and facilitated cooperation, coached, mentored and trained staff to increase their skills.
    3. Coordinated with the administration to recommend, negotiate and determine proper disciplinary actions in accordance with rules, regulations, policies, and guidelines.
    4. Provided case management and supervision for more than 150 juvenile offenders; evaluated case management systems and resident needs.
    5. Recommended improvements in operating procedures, work processes, and/or administrative practices.
    6. Provided supervision for the security of the whole facility(i.e., programmed access cards for new and current employees, set employee access privileges, replaced, disabled lost/stolen cards, maintained personnel files in a database) and coordinated work activities.
    7. Developed, networked, and maintained effective relationships with businesses, government agencies, lawyers, law enforcement units; coordinated activities between agencies.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Public Administration


Jr. Juvenile Detention Officer Resume

Summary : To secure a challenging professional position which will utilize experience, educational background, and diverse skills with a progressive organization offering stability and opportunities for career advancement.

Skills : Culturally Sensitive, Skilled Multi tasker, Strong organizational skills, Active listener, Self starter, Detail oriented.

Description :

    1. Performed a full range of duties for detention, correctional supervision, protection, security, and accountability of inmates.
    2. Supervised and instructed inmates on proper sanitation of the housing unit, personal hygiene, and work etiquette.
    3. Maintained supervision and control of all inmates at all times and notified shift lieutenant of any emergency situation when necessary.
    4. Worked directly with inmates in housing units, segregation units, and monitored them accordingly.
    5. Transported inmates to and from visiting rooms when necessary as well as performed necessary cell and pat searches when applicable.
    6. Made recommendations involving the formulation of rehabilitation plans and treatment of offenders, including conditional release, education, and employment stipulations.
    7. Assisted in individual and group counseling/therapy sessions to youth detainees with drug abuse and behavioral problems.
    8. Collected and recorded physical information about arrested detainees, including height, fingerprints (through use of NCIC), weight measurements and photographs. 
    9. Responsible for administering the MAYSI-2 juvenile diagnostic screening test during the intake process, and determine the eligibility and level of individual treatment; through interviewing and psycho-social assessments.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
MS In Psychology

Juvenile Detention Officer III Resume

Summary : An Energetic, highly motivated leader with extensive experience in juvenile justice, a strong background in group process, and a passion for computer science. Valued for helping teams think strategically and recognized as an exceptional counselor.

Skills : Microsoft Office Applications.

Description :

    1. Provide direct supervision and maintain security and control of detained juvenile clients in order to prevent harm and provide for their safety.
    2. Counsel clients on an individual basis and facilitate cognitive skill groups to assist clients in developing appropriate coping skills and behavior.
    3. Implement behavior modification programs for clients in areas of personal responsibility, positive social interaction, and ownership of behavior.
    4. Document confidential client behavior in a chronological format adhering to the requirements of the Texas juvenile justice system and maintained sensitive case information.
    5. Implemented aspects of an individual case plan including coordination of supervised visitation, special counseling visits, and recreational requirements.
    6. Employed effective techniques of behavior management such as progressive discipline, time outs, and loss of luxury items.
    7. Provided direct care programs and services to preserve and improve self-help skills and independent functioning.
    8. Used client case plans to identify the client's strengths and needs and to tailor the most effective interventions.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Juvenile Detention Officer II Resume

Summary : To obtain a position within a progressive organization that offers an opportunity for personal growth and stability.

Skills : Basic computer skills, Microsoft word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Description :

    1. Recognized potentially dangerous and hazardous situations involving juvenile offenders.
    2. Evaluate available options, and determine appropriate procedures and exercise of indecent judgment in handling these circumstances after a period of training.
    3. Learned and executed military-style training and regimented activities.
    4. Exercised utilizing various types of electronic communications, computer information systems and other types of recording equipment, security devices, and manual recordings used by the agency, institutions, and other related units.
    5. Escorted juvenile offenders to and from living quarters to various areas of the facility and other authorized locations.
    6. Maintained security of confidential records and files.
    7. Prepare and complete program incident reports of violations, procedures of reporting such incidents, and investigations required to prepare reports thereof.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Diploma In Education

Juvenile Detention Officer I Resume

Summary : Corrections and Social Worker professional with over seventeen years of practical experience in diversified corrections organizations including supervisory experience, training, coaching, organization development, planning, design, initiatives, compliance monitoring, and strategic planning with a strong background in group process and building organizational capacity.

Skills : Windows 8.

Description :

    1. Supervised shift activities within the juvenile facility, including assign tasks to shift workers and schedule daily activities and facility movement.
    2. Assumed responsibility during assigned shift for juveniles detained in the detention facility.
    3. Provided orientation for juveniles entering the system during the shift, and programs and coordinated daily living activities for the residents, including health and personal hygiene, counseling, recreation, education and social experiences.
    4. Maintained chronological logs concerning juveniles, including medical and emotional conditions.
    5. Wrote reports and communicated significant observations to the staff, parents, attorneys, and judges.
    6. Ensured that chronological records of the juveniles in the facility were updated daily at the end of the shift.
    7. Inspected and maintained safety, sanitation and security of the facilities, and ensures that all policies and procedures regarding safety, sanitation and security of residents and staff were followed.
    8. Researched and maintained current knowledge of family law, counseling, treatment techniques, and departmental policies and procedures.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts

Asst. Juvenile Detention Officer Resume

Summary : Professional and qualified POST Commissioned Deputy Sheriff and security officer with five plus years experience on the ground. A diligent and responsible worker, work well in both static and mobile work modes. Secure in-house employment with a well-established and respected security contractor.

Skills : Computer Skills, Data entry. filing, multi phone lines, faxing, customer service, dispatching, CPR and First Aid.

Description :

    1. Required to apply the statutes of the Children's Code and served as a liaison between the community, the Probation and Parole Department, the District Attorney's office, the Children's Court, and various Law Enforcement Agencies.
    2. Validated criminal offenses, determined detention, status, case management, and classification to housing based on criminal gang affiliation, and previous detention history.
    3. Extracted personal information, fingerprints, photographs, and performed body searches on juveniles booked into the Detention Center.
    4. Notified the District Attorney's Office, the Probation and Parole department, the Arresting Agency, and the Juveniles' legal guardian once the juvenile was booked into the facility.
    5. Worked with the Medical staff to help evaluate whether the juvenile was physically, mentally and emotionally fit to be detained.
    6. Required to be flexible under stressful situations to maintain professionalism at all times.
    7. Responsible for the security of the facility and the well-being of the residents.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Criminal Justice

Juvenile Detention Officer/Executive Resume

Summary : Able to effectively coordinate tasks to accomplish projects with timeliness and creativity. Creative, resourceful and flexible, able to adapt to changing priorities and maintain a positive attitude and strong work ethic.

Skills : Adaptability.

Description :

    1. Maintain a safe and secure environment for youth and other staff.
    2. Perform all duties in an optimum responsible manner demonstrate leadership by being a positive role model for staff, youth, and within the community.
    3. Treat all persons with dignity and respect attend required Provide constant supervision, control, and observation of youth to ensure a safe environment.
    4. Complete required reports in a timely manner and accurately.
    5. Ensure the safe and secure custody of all assigned youth, while ensuring that all youth provided their constitutional rights with special concern for their legal, medical and mental health issues.
    6. Use security and medical equipment to ensure the safety and security of youth and the facility.
    7. Perform the function of a master control operator and transport youth as needed.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS In Criminal Justice

Juvenile Detention Officer/Specialist Resume

Summary : Proven ability to utilize inspiring leadership, personal drive, creative vision, and analytical skill to yield successful delivery of both team and individual goals, actively contributing to organizational growth.

Skills : Dispatcher.

Description :

    1. Completed all intake and release procedures on all juveniles upon admission to and discharge from the juvenile detention center according to Vermilion County, Illinois court policies.
    2. Properly completed all admission and release documents, performed visual and pat searches on all detainees admitted, and conducted detention center orientation with juveniles.
    3. Performed security, safety, and custodial care including routine perimeter searches and head counts.
    4. Transported juvenile detainees to and from court hearings, medical, mental health, and other outside appointments as scheduled.
    5. Dealt with all juveniles in a fair, firm, and consistent manner while reinforcing positive behaviors.
    6. Responded to crisis situations and provided individual counseling to juvenile detainees.
    7. Observed and recorded all behavior, psychological, hygiene, and eating pattern changes in juveniles.
    8. Planned and implemented life skills and educational programming for juveniles.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Public Administration

Juvenile Detention Officer/Coordinator Resume

Objective : Seeking a position in the Social Service field that will utilize experience with Juveniles as well as Criminal Justice in order to benefit the organization and the community it serves.

Skills : Attention To Detail, Hardworker, Communication, Team Worker.

Description :

    1. Responsible for the welfare, safety and security of the residents.
    2. Completes reports, daily logs at random intervals not to exceed the allotted time when documenting resident behavior and progress.
    3. Effectively completes the National School Lunch checks as required on the sheets during meals that are provided to residents by the supervising Juvenile Supervision Officer.
    4. Maintains structured and clean work areas in the entire facility especially in the units, dorms, rooms, classrooms, recreation areas and hallways etc.
    5. Communicates noteworthy information to unit and shift supervisors, casework staff, and the administration.
    6. Operates departmental vehicles for the safe transport of juveniles as needed.
    7. Complies with the departments Mandatory Stay Over (MSO) policy when administration determines that the safety and security of the juveniles necessitates for staff members to work additional hours.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Certification In HVAC

Juvenile Detention Officer/Consultant Resume

Summary : Experience and seek that dealing with youth is thrive. Work with youth by either interning, supervising, counseling, coaching, volunteering.

Skills : Microsoft word, Excel, powerpoint, and outlook, type 36 wpm.

Description :

    1. Coordinates the movement of juveniles in a secure manner and supervising juveniles indoors and outdoors so that the center security is maintained.
    2. Conduct room searches and area searches for contraband and weapons, screens visitors for contraband, and test doors and other security equipment for proper operations.
    3. Provide continuous direct supervision of juveniles, to include: room checks, population counts, key and tool control and access to restricted or off limit areas.
    4. Provide written reports and documentation as described by policy and procedural requirements.
    5. Provides basic emergency medical treatment such as First Aid, CPR, etc.
    6. Perform crisis intervention and restraint when necessary and implement behavioral management when required.
    7. Responsible for the care, role modeling, and supervision of all youth assigned to his/her custody a drill instructor.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BA

Juvenile Detention Officer Resume

Summary : knowledge to help someone else succeed with their goals. An energetic, outgoing and driven to reaching company goals.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Management, Customer Service, Loss Prevention.

Description :

    1. Monitored conduct of prisoners according to established policies, regulations and procedures to prevent escape or violence.
    2. Recorded and maintained information such as prisoner identification, charges and disturbance incidents.
    3. Conducted thorough inspection of cells for weapons and drugs.
    4. Escorted prisoners into custody and to locations within and outside of the detention facility.
    5. Monitored conduct of prisoners according to established policies, regulations and procedures to prevent escape or violence.
    6. Recorded and maintained information such as prisoner identification, charges and disturbance incidents.
    7. Conducted thorough inspection of cells for weapons and drugs.
    8. Escorted prisoners into custody and to locations within and outside of the detention facility.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Business Administration