Parole Officer Resume Samples

The basic duty of a Parole Officer is to assist the parolee to get back to normal life after the person is released from prison. The job description entails supporting the parole in adjusting to the transition back to society. The other main duties are listed on the Parole Officer Resume as follows – monitoring the development of parolees once they are released from jail, supervising and watching for illegal activities, providing advice and counseling, keeping track of the parolee’s progress, communicating the inmates about policies and procedures and investigating parolees by talking to their parents, family members, and friends.

The nature of the job demands the following skills from job applicants – strong communication skills, an encouraging and supportive demeanor, physical fitness, a strong background of psychology and human behavior, and a thorough understanding of relevant laws and regulations. Successful resumes depict a four-year degree in fields such as Criminal Justice or Law.

Parole Officer Resume

Summary : Seeking to secure a position with a well-established organization with a stable environment that will lead to a lasting relationship in the field of retail.

Skills : Electroinc Monitoring Equipment Installation, Observation Helicopter Maintenance, Quality Control Supervision.

Description :

    1. Responsible for supervising a caseload consisting of both high and low-risk offenders.
    2. Utilizes electronic monitoring systems, curfews, searches and drug screenings as interventions.
    3. Develops and implements extensive case management plans, using principles of evidence-based practices to continue the rehabilitation process.
    4. Position requires the flexibility to work day, evening and weekend schedules and provide on-call coverage.
    5. Testifies in court and has extensive interaction with court personnel, victims, community agencies, and law enforcement personnel.
    6. Engage in physical activities necessary to control or apprehend inmates.
    7. Conduct clemency hearing criminal background investigations and prepare a report for the Parole Board/Governor's Office.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
HS


Parole Officer I Resume

Summary : Seeking a position in which one can utilize abilities in supervising, counseling and case working. For the past 9 years, have been in supervisory, management and casework positions, responsible for ensuring all aspects of the offender's files are current and updated as required.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Lotus Notes, Mentor, Trainer, Motivational Speaker, Process Server.

Description :

    1. Responsible for assisting the Parole Board by facilitating monthly parole board release hearings at prison institutions.
    2. Prepare parole board hearing reports/paperwork, conduct clemency hearing criminal background investigations and prepare a report for the Parole Board/Governor's Office.
    3. Screen institutional inmates for furlough release to Transitional Control Supervision in the community.
    4. Conduct risk assessments utilizing the Risk Assessment System (RAS) instruments.
    5. Moved prisoners and non-custody cases to/from jail facilities, prison institutions, and halfway houses.
    6. Responsible for managing leased county jail bed census, transport coordination, vehicle fleet maintenance/repair, monthly expense report, and transportation statistical data.
    7. Responsible for supervising a caseload of 50 mentally disordered offenders participating in the Assertive Community Treatment Program (ACT Program).
    8. Responsible for supervising paroled felons in the community.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MA


Chief Parole Officer Resume

Summary : Over 14 year's criminal justice experience in Largest Criminal Justice System as a Parole Officer. Completed 5,000 interviews and case summaries of the offender's in the Department of Criminal Justice Institutional Division. Respond to inquiries from the Public regarding offender information and the Parole process.

Skills : Data entry, Typing, Customer Service, Multiple Lined Telephones.

Description :

    1. Provided supervision to offenders, conducted parole investigations, and obtained information for and prepared parole administration documentation.
    2. Worked under minimal supervision for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
    3. Visited offender residences, jails, correctional facilities, courthouses, social services, and other agencies to obtain offender information.
    4. Evaluated offender adjustment and recommended revisions to parole supervision plans.
    5. Coordinated with facilities, agencies, and community organizations to prepare and facilitate the implementation of an informed plan of supervision.
    6. Compiled information, prepared social and developmental histories, documented offender supervision activities, and maintained required records.
    7. Prepared evaluations, recommendations, and other related reports to include data-entry, retrieval, and data searches; and provided technical assistance.
    8. Conducted activities to monitor offender compliance with the conditions of supervision to include alcohol and drug testing.
    9. Responded to inquiries from offenders and the public in person, telephonically, and in writing.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BA

Sr. Parole Officer Resume

Summary : Experience working with criminal offenders, individuals with intellectual development disabilities, and youth in multiple social settings. Knowledge of NCIC/TCIC and County Database Access. Able to build interpersonal relationships with non-profit agencies to obtain resources for clients.

Skills : 10-Key, Customer Service, Data Entry, Excel, Filing, Fax, Inventory, Lotus Notes, Operations, Powerpoint, Quality Control, Training, Urinalysis, Word, Windows.

Description :

    1. Conducted pre-sentence, offender background, and other comprehensive investigations. 
    2. Prepared investigative reports for the Parole board and Common Pleas court hearings.
    3. Prepared, presented and testified at hearings (including offender violation and parole board), prepared court documents for filing.
    4. Counseled offenders focusing on problem-solving and crises resolution, identified personal objectives & develop strategies for goal attainment.
    5. Counseled clients and assisted in providing training and educational outreach opportunities.
    6. Supervised parolees/probationers, screened offenders for purposes of release decisions and supervision classifications. 
    7. Assessed and decided appropriate corrective actions for parolees and offenders. 
    8. Identified causes of underlying problems faced by offenders and developed conditions of supervision to address unique problems.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MS

Juvenile Parole Officer III Resume

Summary : Dedicated and enthusiastic professional seeking gainful employment in a Supervisory/Administrative Field, where demonstrated abilities may be utilized in an established public policy capacity.

Skills : Parole Officer, Time Management, Organization, Attention To Detail, Quality Focus, Professionalism.

Description :

    1. Responsible for managing a caseload of more than 50-100 parole customers.
    2. Managing the caseload involves adapting my style to various parole personalities to provide the emotional and uplifting supportive environment.
    3. Customer parole support also involves identifying employment and educational services to assist in the reclamation to the non-prison population.
    4. Assessing my clients educational and work obstacles are just one fraction of my responsibilities.
    5. Providing counseling as it relates to drug treatment needs, fear of inability to adjust to the population outside of the prison environment.
    6. Reinforcing the concept that, the parole customers can be productive members of society and communicate their mistake in the past should not impact their future.
    7. Managing parole clientele appointment schedules for the various screenings to meet minimum early release criteria.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS

Parole Officer III Resume

Summary : A quick learner and self-starter with 19 years of business experience in customer service, sales and inventory control. Managing of 3 managers and 15 employees has given experience in overcoming daily challenges in the budget, equipment, and personnel challenges.

Skills : Criminal Law Knowledge, Public Safety, Excellent Communication Skills, Excellent Memory, Criminal Justice.

Description :

    1. Responsible for the supervision and performance monitoring of convicted misdemeanor and felony offenders in the community.
    2. Performed a variety of routine duties that ranged from law enforcement responses, community resource management, and referral, courtroom testimony, and investigation.
    3. Served and supported offenders and families in a responsive community-based system of care that is client-centered, family-focused, and culturally competent.
    4. Utilization of intermediate and graduated sanctions to include arrest authority for the purpose of reducing criminal activity and enhancing public safety.
    5. Completed criminal risk assessments to determine the level of supervision suited for each offender.
    6. Provided intervention strategies as an alternative to court petitioning and action.
    7. Conducted face to face contacts with offenders both in the offender's environment and an office setting.
    8. Reported compliance and non-compliance to the Courts and Parole Board.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BCJ

Parole Officer Intern Resume

Objective : Over 5 years of experience working in mental health, substance abuse, case management, and criminal justice. Dependable and reliable with extreme loyalty and pride for the company.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Customer Service, Security, Warehouse, Parks and Recreation.

Description :

    1. Monitored individual custody, housing, job and program assignments to ensure all Parole reviews were conducted in a timely manner.
    2. Collaborated with state and local agencies to establish services to address the individual's identified needs in the community.
    3. Scheduled meetings with the individual to address their goals and objectives.
    4. Assisted the individual in planning and developing an individual post-release plan.
    5. Encouraged the individual to assume the responsibility for post-release behaviors and activities.
    6. Advises offenders on personal problems, employment resources, vocational skills, educational and training needs, family problems, and institutional adjustment.
    7. Developed a comprehensive transition plan by assessing the individual's risk for recidivism and treatment needs.
    8. Reduced the recidivism rate by developing thorough release plans that best fit the individual's needs.
    9. Coordinating services necessary to facilitate a seamless transition of an offender from the Institution to the community.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS

Jr. Parole Officer Resume

Summary : Seeking a position with a growing organization where one can make a positive impact on revenue, and experience long term career growth.

Skills : Weapons certified, Time Management, Organization, Attention To Detail, Quality Focus, Professionalism.

Description :

    1. Supervise approximately 30-85 offenders, conducting in-office searches as well as in their homes, go over the judgment in detail concerning conditions and sanctions.
    2. Design a care plan that meets the needs of the offender whether it is referring the offender to drug treatment, mental health issues, or helping the offender find employment.
    3. Assist and conduct follow up with the offender and agencies to verify treatment and the progression of such treatment.
    4. Review legal documents, review any pending charges, report to the court any violation of probation, have a recommendation for the court, and prepare judgments.
    5. Administrate urinalysis in the office; discuss any positive results and possible treatment enter information into OPUS.
    6. Maintain and interact with local law enforcement, DA office, social services, and other agencies for the exchange of information.
    7. Conduct home verification, to interact with the offender in his/ her community, verify who else lives at the residence, and to assess the living conditions.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MS

Parole Officer-Freelance Resume

Summary : As a Parole Officer, acquired the skills and knowledge to protect those who are in need and bring justice to those who are deserving.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Customer Service Skills, Communications.

Description :

    1. Supervising and monitoring ex-offenders Recommending the retaking of a parolee by either warrant or summons.
    2. Attending revocation hearing by Parole Commission and Court Summons in court.
    3. Report violation of parole supervision to the Commission Supervise the parolee's office visit, urinalysis, verify employment and residence.
    4. Counsel parolees on drugs and its effects and recommend zero tolerance.
    5. Recommend early termination of parole Recommend warrant in cases of new violation.
    6. Facilitate treatment for mental health and sex offender treatment, depending on the needs and crimes of the offender.
    7. Monitored offenders to ensure that he/she is following each condition of release.
    8. Perform random drug testing, monitor GPS equipment, install GPS monitoring on high-risk offenders.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BBA

Parole Officer-Temp Resume

Summary : Motivated individual with over 10 years of experience in customer service and clerical support. Have experience with a variety of office equipment as well as working with diverse groups of people.

Skills : Investigation/Compliance, Report Writing, Case Management.

Description :

    1. Conduct Pre-home Investigations on offenders who are within 7 months of release.
    2. Keep Caseloads on offenders and document progress as to their success or failures within the community.
    3. Write warrants as necessary if offenders fail to follow directives or commit new crimes within the community.
    4. Participate in the formation and maintenance of successful relationships and involvement with community members and resources to enhance services to offenders.
    5. Work with community and corrections partners to facilitate offender programs and the successful re-entry of an offender into society.
    6. Counsel offenders and/or refer them to counseling or another resource/treatment programs. 
    7. Conduct field visits (offender homes and work sites) under possibly adverse or hazardous conditions.
    8. Make appropriate decisions regarding the loss of liberty, sanctions, treatment, and education referrals.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Certification

Executive Parole Officer Resume

Summary : Seeking a position that will allow using the skills, knowledge, and abilities gained from over 12 years of experience as a helping professional to achieve the mission statement.

Skills : Management, Retail Skills, Handling Money, Inventory, Legal Background.

Description :

    1. Facilitated both group and individual therapy for offenders who were on probation/parole.
    2. Completed intake interviews with the offenders thorough a review of the policy, procedures, rules, regulations, and conditions of probation/parole.
    3. Effectively communicate with offenders and other law enforcement agencies to establish professional working relationships which assist the offender.
    4. Prepare various reports (Pre-sentence Investigations, Reports of Violation, Discharge Reports) to the Court of Jurisdiction.
    5. Provide truthful testimony in Court hearings regarding sentencing, confinement, and violation sanction recommendations.
    6. Conduct safe announced and unannounced home visits with law enforcement personnel.
    7. Utilize motivational interviewing techniques with offender interactions.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BA

Sr. Parole Officer Resume

Objective : Currently looking for a career with a growing company or organization. Highly motivated and comfortable interacting with all kinds of people. An active listener and have a concern for helping others. Positive attitude and quality of excellence are my goals.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Communication Skills, Organizational Skills, Interpersonal Skills, Case Management, Team Player, Leadership, Law Enforcement, CPR Certified, First Aid Certified, Supervisory Skills, Counseling, Detail Oriented, Data Entry.

Description :

    1. Visited with each offender in the office and at their homes to counsel them and develop parole programs for each.
    2. Mentored offenders by teaching them the skills required to continue life without criminal activity.
    3. Regularly checked offenders for drug and alcohol use by administering drug and alcohol tests.
    4. Helped to rehabilitate offenders by trying to help them find employment.
    5. Compiled and maintained information and prepared social and developmental history on each offender.
    6. Documented each offender's supervision activity.
    7. Made appropriate recommendations to the Unit Supervisor and support agencies regarding each offender's continuing parole status.
    8. Legal community supervision of youth released from being locked up at state institution.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
ED

Chief Parole Officer Resume

Summary : 16 years of experience in management, interviewing, supervising training programs for employees, outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities and quick decision making ability for the overall development of this field.

Skills : Criminal Justice, Detail Oriented, Problem Solving, Problem Solving, Investigations, Customer Service, Verbal Communication.

Description :

    1. Carefully documented statements, observations, and evidentiary materials.
    2. Conducted interviews with witnesses and clients.
    3. Drafted and executed subpoenas, search warrants and surveillance activities.
    4. Prepared case reports from allegations, interview transcripts of interviews and physical evidence.
    5. Kept current on all agency and state policies, rules, regulations, and statutes.
    6. Conducted arrests and documented all relevant actions pursuant to the investigation.
    7. Pursued leads, complaints, and referrals to determine the occurrence of criminal activities.
    8. Evaluated client progress toward completing terms of probation and addressed difficulties.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS

Probation & Parole Officer Resume

Summary : Seeking to obtain a position that will capitalize on communication skills and experience working with people, while offering opportunities for professional growth and advancement.

Skills : Management, Auditing, Training, Insurance, Merchandising, Sales, Case Management, Banking, Product Management.

Description :

    1. Conduct background investigation on the offender.
    2. Face to face interview to gain pertinent information regarding social family, medical and employment history.
    3. Investigate the criminal background of offenders with other government agencies.
    4. Compile information into report form and determine amenability for community supervision.
    5. Communicate with other government, community and social agencies to obtain information.
    6. Conduct home visits to assess the living condition of offenders.
    7. Supervise clients with diverse backgrounds, enforce agency policies, coordinate treatment programs for clients and maintain client records to policy standards.
    8. Established an ongoing relationship with parolees in order to carry out the orders of the court.
    9. Interviewed parolees to determine effectiveness of parole supervision and areas in which casework.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS

Parole Officer Resume

Objective : Parole Officer with 4 plus years of experience is now seeking to improve the quality of life for the disadvantaged population.

Skills : Law Enforcement, Teaching.

Description :

    1. Supervised and performed a variety of casework services for an assigned caseload of offenders.
    2. Maintained regular contact with offenders.
    3. Aided offenders with successful adjustments to community living and detected any signs of recurring criminal behavior.
    4. Performed a variety of investigative services and made field contacts.
    5. Participated in parole board meetings and court hearings.
    6. Collected payments and kept financial records in order.
    7. Researched and identified proper training or treatment programs for offenders, as well as conducted drug and alcohol screens.
    8. Supervision included supporting the youth's families and making community referrals as the youth or family needs.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MCJ