Probation Officer Resume Samples

The job description of a Probation Officer consists mainly of five duties – assessments, case management, court proceedings, intervention and supervision; and records management. The Probation Officer Resume gives a glimpse of the following other day-to-day duties as well – working with individuals serving probation period in jails; keeping in touch with offenders and their families, juggling deadlines enforced by courts; ensuring that the inmates under supervision meet the terms of their probation, analyzing probationer’s file and making recommendation pertaining to sentencing.

Those in this cadre must be able to listen well and communicate well with others; they should interpret their reactions and moods. They should have efficient time management skills and be able to teach and motivate well others. The person should also assist the clients in achieving their goals and help them stay focused and on track during their probation. Most of these officers have a bachelor’s degree with relevant knowledge of sociology and criminal justice.

Probation Officer Resume

Headline : Looking to obtain a position where utilize education and create a strong foundation in the educational, criminal justice, and human services fields.

Skills : Supervisor duties, Supervisor duties, Computer skills, Communication verbal and written, Computer skills, Safety skills, Safety tactics, Safety tactics, Organization.

Description :

    1. Develop a supportive relationship with the youth and serve as a positive role model.
    2. Provide case management of youth that has been placed on probation.
    3. Prepare, convene, and facilitate meetings and provide follow-up with families, victims, law enforcement and service providers.
    4. Maintain and update case files on all delinquent youth in accordance with the Balanced and Restorative Justice Model and Juvenile court policy and procedure.
    5. Prepare and deliver reports to the court with recommendations for the treatment of juvenile offenders Meet with youth, family, school, and other agencies on a regular basis to ensure youths' compliance with his/her conditions of probation supervision and ensure youth follow obligations of court orders.
    6. Update the judicial system on the progress of your offenders by presenting cases in juvenile/criminal court and working closely with District Attorneys and Public Defenders.
    7. Notifying the school of a student's conditions of probation as well as obtain probation information requested by school personnel.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master Of Science


Probation Officer I Resume

Summary : Working as part of a law enforcement team protecting citizens and facilities. Performing all law enforcement and criminal justice duties with honesty. Conducting client interviews and investigations to compile appropriate information.

Skills : Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Worked in a high stress law enforcement environment; used crucial decision-making skills; and gained invaluable experience conducting initial interviews, prescreening probation candidates, evaluating probation applications, and verifying employment and housing records.
    2. Met daily challenges meeting clients, updating and maintaining probation files and records; and ensuring each parolee strictly complied with probation and court orders.
    3. Collaborated with the Probation Officer on scheduled and unscheduled field trips; performed general field investigations to compile and verify information and background data regarding each probation applicant; and updated files and log sheets.
    4. Prepared summonses and subpoenas; drafted complaints prepared and filed discovery requests; prepared responses to opposing counsel; and generated status reports.
    5. Interacted with and mentored juvenile offenders with misdemeanor and felony charges and helped coordinator and/or guide parolees through counseling programs.
    6. Organized and maintained up-to-date case files, monitored calendars, documented incidents, and input information into the database using case management software.
    7. Easily met deadlines and provided the supervisor progress reports on each case.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Criminal Justice


Probation Officer II Resume

Objective : Conscientious and organized individual with exceptional time management ability. Personable team player with superior communication and interpersonal skills.

Skills : Recruiting, Organizing, Leadership, Mediation, Training, Event Planning.

Description :

    1. Pre-Trial Intervention Recommend procedures to ensure compliance with court orders, interview clients, verify employment or community contacts of prospective probationers.
    2. Enforce court ordered conditions, prepare reports, prepare cases for court hearings, substance abuse testing, and performs related work as required.
    3. Central Intake Unit Conduct interviews and case assessments on all supervised cases to develop a specific, measurable, and attainable case plan for supervision.
    4. Identify supervision needs such as substance abuse, psychiatric concerns, employment needs, language barriers and a host of other potential concerns that may arise during the supervision period.
    5. Inpatient Treatment coordinator Responsible for identifying offenders that are incarcerated and ordered to enter and complete inpatient treatment program.
    6. Initiate visit to the incarcerated offender to access and evaluate their drug abuse history in an effort to place them in an appropriate treatment center.
    7. Contact local treatment centers to determine bed availability, and schedule an initial interview/intake date for offender.
    8. Submit detailed letter to the sentencing judge requesting the release of the offender for their interview/ intake appointment.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MA In Human Resources

Probation Officer III Resume

Objective : To develop individually and professionally by gaining knowledge and expanding skills through expletive. Hard work, quick learning and efficiency with pride and integrity. Over 5 years experience in juvenile justice and 3.5 years in coordinating a program.

Skills : Writing and communication skills.

Description :

    1. Assess referrals on Juvenile's with Behavioral, Mental, and Substance abuse disorders - Complete Intake on referrals after assessment to determine level of supervision needed followed by staffing with the Associate District Attorney for official case approval.
    2. Enters referrals on the Juvenile Online Tracking System (JOLTS) and documents whether or not a petition will be filed on that juvenile.
    3. Compiles information sheets and legal documentation such as police reports, court documents, statements from parents, and probation office forms to compose official files.
    4. Attends District Court and is assigned cases upon juvenile's adjudication, first court hearing.
    5. Completes detailed assessments on juvenile to gather background iinformation current usage of substance abuse.
    6. Risk assessment is also completed to determine if this juvenile is a threat to the community at the time of probation.
    7. Compiles data obtained to write court ordered rules of probation, an individual service plan (ISP), and a social history on the juvenile, documentation that they must follow throughout their probation.
    8. Attends disposition hearing for the juvenile to adopt official rules of probation and set review hearing.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor's Of Arts

Probation Officer Specialist Resume

Summary : Detail-orientated individual seeking to obtain a position as an administrative assistant within a fast-paced environment. Offering three years of professional experience in personal case management, physical file and online record keeping, proficiency with Microsoft Office, consistent typing speed of 80-85 WPM, and excellent communication skills.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Case Management, Typing, Data Analysis,.

Description :

    1. Supervised defendants released into the community under the authority of the Hendricks County Circuit and Superior Court Judges in order to ensure public safety.
    2. Developed detailed case plans for the purpose of achieving measureable behavioral change in defendants.
    3. Maintained detailed notes in Odyssey Case Management system for the purpose of tracking defendant compliance with conditions of probation.
    4. Gathered statistical information from probation officer records to conduct evaluations of the Court Drug and Alcohol Program requirements.
    5. Developed excellent communication skills by working with various populations that come into contact with the criminal justice system, ranging from defendants to legal professionals.
    6. Coordinated with treatment providers to connect defendants with valuable resources such as substance abuse treatment, mental health counseling, or assorted housing and financial needs.
    7. Collaborated with Chief Probation Officer to ensure officer compliance with the Probation Department's standards of supervision.
    8. Prepared various legal reports for presentation to supervisors, presiding Judges, and other members of the legal system.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Lead Probation Officer Resume

Headline : To secure a position to allow the opportunity to teach others the skills and knowledge sets learned in education and employment settings related to criminal justice and community corrections.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Department Vehicle Operation, Office Equipment, Dispatch, Data Entry, Data Analysis, Documentation, Supervising.

Description :

    1. Effectively communicate with the probationers, family members, treatment providers, law enforcement agencies, Child Protective Services, supervisors, lawyers, and community members using any and all means to ensure community safety and offender rehabilitation.
    2. Perform all pertinent paperwork, reports, and daily tasks in an efficient and secure manner to ensure items are handled appropriately and in a timely manner.
    3. Understand and teach policy and practice principals to coworkers and new officers during training by utilizing resources and information learned through independent study and participation in collaborative committees.
    4. Carry and maintain firearm, per certification by the State of Arizona, ensuring compliance with all regulations, training, and responsibility associated.
    5. Work closely with probationers with several convictions ranging from property and drug crimes to violent and sexual offenses.
    6. Monitor probationers by maintaining high standards of supervision by conducting random visits to the residence, employment, and in the community.
    7. Review current policy and conduct research to assist in the creation of new or improved policy guidlines.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
M.A. In Criminal Justice

Probation Officer/Administrator Resume

Objective : Motivated, energetic college graduate with experience as a probation officer and residential youth counselor. Secret security clearance and accustomed to handling sensitive, confidential records. Demonstrated history of positive role modeling and team building.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Excel.

Description :

    1. Interview probationers and parolees regularly to evaluate their progress in accomplishing goals and maintaining the terms specified in their probation contracts and rehabilitation plans.
    2. Recommend remedial action or initiate court action in response to noncompliance with terms of probation or parole, and write reports describing offenders' progress.
    3. Administer drug and alcohol tests, including random drug screens of offenders, to verify compliance with substance abuse treatment programs and discuss how drug and alcohol abuse and anger management problems might have played roles in their criminal behavior.
    4. Prepare and maintain case folder for each assigned inmate or offender.
    5. Conduct pre-hearing and pre-sentencing investigations and testify in court regarding offenders' backgrounds and recommended sentences and sentencing conditions.
    6. Inform offenders or inmates of requirements of conditional release, such as office visits, restitution payments, or educational and employment stipulations.
    7. Arrange for medical, mental health, or substance abuse treatment services according to individual needs or court orders.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Criminal Justice

Probation Officer/Supervisor Resume

Summary : A dedicated goal-oriented team player, excellent attention to detail, well-organized professional, recent graduate with excellent customer service, research, time management and problem solving sills.

Skills : Finance, Project Management, Accountant, And Computer Skills.

Description :

    1. Supervised and assisted the criminal court to enforce a judge's ruling by ensuring that released prisoners are in compliance with the conditions.
    2. Superior customer service was provided by explaining the legal procedures, policies, programs and service administration to probationers.
    3. Confidentiality was maintained in regard to sensitive information on adults and juveniles.
    4. Case assessments were conducted which included reviewing referral information, identified and engaged key participants in the therapy process, and provided alternative programs.
    5. Assisted in the enforcement of court ruling and monitoring client activity accordingly.
    6. Ensuring that defendants attend any meetings or therapy mandated by the court, and making visits to defendants under house arrest to be sure they are not violating restrictions.
    7. Defendants under house arrest require supervision seven days a week.
    8. Probationer's statuses were updated and all documentation was maintained during each visit or missed visits.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Business Administration

Probation Officer/Coordinator 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 : Good Communications Skills.

Description :

    1. Interview probationers and parolees regularly to evaluate their progress in accomplishing goals and maintaining the terms specified in their probation contracts and rehabilitation plans.
    2. Recommend remedial action or initiate court action in response to noncompliance with terms of probation or parole.
    3. Administer drug and alcohol tests, including random drug screens of offenders, to verify compliance with substance abuse treatment programs.
    4. Prepare and maintain case folder for each assigned inmate or offender.
    5. Discuss with offenders how such issues as drug and alcohol abuse and anger management problems might have played roles in their criminal behavior.
    6. Conduct prehearing and presentencing investigations and testify in court regarding offenders' backgrounds and recommended sentences and sentencing conditions.
    7. Inform offenders or inmates of requirements of conditional release, such as office visits, restitution payments, or educational and employment stipulations.
    8. Write reports describing offenders' progress.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Psychology

Associate Probation Officer Resume

Headline : To obtain an administrative or management position which will give the opportunity to utilize meticulous communication, organizational and administrative skills.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Case Management, Typing 65 WPM, Data Entry, Filing, Customer Service, Training & Development.

Description :

    1. Supervising 300 misdemeanor probationers to maximize adherence to imposed conditions and reduce risk to the community through regular in person reporting and by mail reporting.
    2. Providing detailed written reports of interactions with probationers in a clear and concise manner.
    3. Prioritizing multiple appointments, tasks, and projects simultaneously while maintaining confidentiality and working harmoniously with others.
    4. Administering random drug screens to probationers, maintaining chain of custody of samples, and logging results.
    5. Requesting probation revocation hearings and filing necessary paperwork for action requests to judges.
    6. Preparing arrest warrants with accurate information, for judicial signature, to ensure legal execution by law enforcement personnel.
    7. Preparation of subpoenas for distribution to witnesses.
    8. Preparation of files and reports for the Court to address possible violations of probation by defendants Providing suggestions for misdemeanor probationers to complete probation requirements.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts

Asst. Probation Officer Resume

Headline : Experienced Senior Team Leader adept at problem solving, customer service and hiring and training hardworking, quality staff. Skilled in providing creative solutions to customer complaints.Trains retail associates on sales techniques and crisis management.

Skills : Microsoft, Typing, fax, Vinelinks, CSS.

Description :

    1. Evaluated offender progress and recommended intensity of supervision based on observations from time of conviction through the period of adjustment after release from an institution.
    2. Assisted offenders in securing jobs, maintained contacts with business organizations and employment agencies, and arrange for employment interviews.
    3. Counseled and referred offenders to specialized treatment services.
    4. Recorded offender restitution payments, cost of supervision, court costs, as well as other related payments.
    5. Maintained an awareness of offenders' daily activities and evaluated desirability to remain at liberty.
    6. Appeared as a witness at parole or probation revocation hearings.
    7. Responsible for the case management of all assigned inmates.
    8. Served as a team leader or member in all case reviews to determine the direction for each case.Evaluated information from reports, interviews and correspondence and prepares case histories for recommendations for inmate classification and job assignments.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Criminal Justice

Probation Officer Resume

Summary : Energetic, self-motivated dedicated and highly talented criminal justice professional with excellent written and verbal communication skills. Exceptional aptitude for attention to detail, accuracy and the ability to handle high pressure situations. Experience in investigation, reporting, interviewing clients, and making professional recommendations. Proven skills in time management, prioritizing tasks and meeting deadlines.

Skills : Ohio Law Enforcement Gateway clearance, Ohio Risk Assessment clearance.

Description :

    1. Met with probationers according to established schedule; advised clients of conditions of probation and ensured probationers complied with the conditions of probation.
    2. Managed individual case files, recording all client contacts, place of residence, employment and criminal convictions.
    3. Conferred with counselors and other agencies providing services to probationers; evaluated reports and maintained knowledge of probationers' needs, status and progress.
    4. Recorded restitution payments, cost of supervision, court costs and other related payments.
    5. Conferred with district attorney's office, judges and/or law enforcement agencies regarding clients' violations of probation or other needs to amend probation status; prepared appropriate documents as necessary.
    6. Prepared case summaries for revocation hearings; testified in court regarding probationers' status and adherence to reporting schedules and other terms of probation.
    7. Collected urinalysis specimens of clients and conducted random drug screens.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Criminal Justice