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Zoe Jenkins
Professional Summary

Service-oriented Correction Officer with a cumulative five year background in the Law Enforcement/Security setting. Core competencies include Physical Abilities, Calm under pressure and extremely reliable. As well as excellent communication and time management skills. Handles tasks with accuracy and efficiency.

  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Public Safety and Security
  • Critical Thinking
  • Active Listening
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Monitoring
  • Work well individually and in a team
  • Physical strength and ability
  • Able to handle stressful situations and act appropriately
  • First Responder Certified
Correction Officer Nov 2011Present Suffolk County Sheriffs Department Boston, MA
  • Maintain order, discipline, and security within assigned areas in accordance with relevant rules, regulations, policies, and laws.
  • Maintain knowledge of, comply with, and enforce all institutional policies, rules, procedures, and regulations.
  • Monitor behavior of inmates or detainees to ensure the safety of all fellow inmates/detainees, fellow employees, visitors, and the public.
  • Supervise or perform searches of inmates/detainees or their quarters to locate contraband items.
  • Respond to various emergencies accordingly.
  • Restrain, secure, or control offenders, using chemical agents, firearms, or other weapons of force as necessary.
  • Transfer or transport offenders on foot or by driving vehicles, such as trailers, vans, or buses.
  • Take, receive, or check periodic inmate counts.
Security Managers May 2009Nov 2011 Lahey Clinic Medical Center & Hospital Burlington, MA
  • In the absence of the shift supervisor, supervise security staff
  • Monitor patients who may be suicidal or homicidal
  • Monitor and authorize entrance and departure of employees, visitors, and other persons to guard against theft and maintain security of premises.
  • Patrol hospital and medical building premises to prevent and detect signs of intrusion and ensure security of doors, windows, and gates.
  • Answer telephone calls to take messages, answer questions, and provide information during non-business hours or when switchboard is closed.
  • Write reports of daily activities and irregularities such as equipment or property damage, theft, presence of unauthorized persons, or unusual occurrences.
  • Call police or fire departments in cases of emergency, such as but not limited to fire or presence of unauthorized persons.
  • Answer alarms and investigate disturbances.
  • Train subordinate security professionals or other organization members in security rules and procedures.
Program Superviser Sep 2006Jul 2010 Lowell Parks & Recreation Lowell, MA
  • Oversee youth sports activities.
  • Supervise staff
  • Give inner city youth a safe place to be after school hours; in hopes of deterring them from gang involvement.
  • Report to Recreation Coordinator.
  • Respond to emergencies as needed and appropriately.
Substitute Teacher Sep 2007Jun 2008 Shawsheen Vocational Technical High School Billerica, MA
  • Supervise students in classrooms, halls, cafeterias, school yards, and gymnasiums, or on field trips.
  • Enforce administration policies and rules governing students.
  • In the absence of the classroom teacher, present subject matter to students under the direction and guidance of teachers notes, using lectures, discussions, or supervised role-playing methods.
  • Distribute tests and homework assignments and collect them when they are completed.
  • Take class attendance and maintain attendance records.
  • Distribute teaching materials such as textbooks, workbooks, papers, and pencils to students.
  • Report daily activities to classroom teacher.
Associates Degree: Criminal Justice Sep 2006 Middlesex Community College Lowell, MA Courses completed:
Law & Order
Introduction to Business
Algebra 1
English Composition 1 & 2
High School Diploma: General Studies Jun 2005 Lowell High School Lowell, MA
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Previous Companies:

  • Suffolk County Sheriffs Department
  • Lahey Clinic Medical Center & Hospital
  • Lowell Parks & Recreation

Previous Job Positions:

  • Correction Officer
  • Security Managers
  • Program Superviser
  • Substitute Teacher


  • Middlesex Community College
  • Lowell High School

Level of Education:

  • Associates Degree
  • High School Diploma

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