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Moss Justice Center - Detention Officer Resume Example

Lillian Price
Professional Summary:

Accomplished and energetic worker with a solid history of achievement in various jobs. Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. Areas of expertise include Receptionist, Correctional Officer and Process Inspectors.

Very resourceful, Hard worker and Team Player.

Self starter and ability to take charge in any situation.

Seasoned in all jobs I have experienced.

  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Clerical
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Active Listening
  • Critical Thinking
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Active Learning
  • Time Management
  • Public Safety and Security
  • Instructing
  • Negotiation
  • Management of Personnel Resources
  • Learning Strategies
  • Production and Processing
Detention Officer Dec 2013Present Moss Justice Center York, SC

Build and maintain appropriate rapport with inmates.

Defuse disruptive behavior by verbal interventions.

Control disruptive behavior by appropriate verbal orders and appropriate use of physical force.

Use verbal and listening skills to determine potential inmate problems such as suicide risk, intoxication, drug usage and assaultive behaviors, etc.

Inform and explain institutional rules to inmates.

Communicate information regarding security, safety and operations through the chain of command.

Monitor inmates, observing closely for unusual behavior, improper conduct or signs of conflict.

Monitor visits between inmates and personal visitors.

Correctional Officer Dec 2006Nov 2013 NYSDOCS Beacon, NY

Weapons qualified, CPR/First Aid trained, Use of force trained Baton Trained, Chemical Agents trained.

  • Maintain order, discipline, and security within assigned areas in accordance with relevant rules, regulations, policies, and laws.
  • Take, receive, or check periodic inmate counts.
  • Maintain knowledge of, comply with, and enforce all institutional policies, rules, procedures, and regulations.
  • Respond to emergencies, such as escapes.
  • Supervise and direct the work of correctional officers to ensure the safe custody, discipline, and welfare of inmates.
  • Restrain, secure, or control offenders, using chemical agents, firearms, or other weapons of force as necessary.
  • Resolve problems between inmates.
  • Supervise or perform searches of inmates or their quarters to locate contraband items.
  • Complete administrative paperwork or supervise the preparation or maintenance of records, forms, or reports.
  • Monitor behavior of subordinates to ensure alert, courteous, and professional behavior toward inmates, parolees, fellow employees, visitors, and the public.
  • Develop work or security procedures.
  • Supervise activities such as searches, shakedowns, riot control, or institutional tours.
  • Examine incoming or outgoing mail to ensure conformance with regulations.
Process Inspector Apr 1999Aug 2006 IBM Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Inspect, test, or measure materials, products, installations, or work for conformance to specifications.
  • Measure dimensions of products to verify conformance to specifications, using measuring instruments such as rulers, calipers, gauges, or micrometers.
  • Read blueprints, data, manuals, or other materials to determine specifications, inspection and testing procedures, adjustment methods, certification processes, formulas, or measuring instruments required.
  • Record inspection or test data, such as weights, temperatures, grades, or moisture content, and quantities inspected or graded.
  • Notify supervisors or other personnel of production problems.
  • Mark items with details such as grade or acceptance-rejection status.
  • Discard or reject products, materials, or equipment not meeting specifications.
  • Grade, classify, or sort products according to sizes, weights, colors, or other specifications.
  • Clean, maintain, calibrate, or repair measuring instruments or test equipment, such as dial indicators, fixed gauges, or height gauges.
  • Analyze test data, making computations as necessary, to determine test results.
Assembler Mar 1998Jul 1999 Dyno-Nobel Port Ewen, NY

Soldered and assembled electronics detonators for construction sites and for the government.

All assemblies were very intrigues and required microscopically attention.

  • Perform quality checks on products and parts.
  • Package finished products and prepare them for shipment.
  • Rotate through all the tasks required in a particular production process.
  • Provide assistance in the production of wiring assemblies.
Developmental Aide Apr 1994Jun 1998 OMRDD/Taconic DDSO Wassiac, NY

Provide direct care, observation support and advocacy on the behalf of the seriously and profoundly developmentally disabled adults.

  • Complete physical checks and monitor patients to detect unusual or harmful behavior and report observations to professional staff.
  • Record and maintain patient information, such as vital signs, eating habits, behavior, progress notes, treatments, or discharge plans.
  • Maintain patients' restrictions to assigned areas.
  • Provide patients with assistance in bathing, dressing, or grooming, demonstrating these skills as necessary.
  • Clean and disinfect rooms and furnishings to maintain a safe and orderly environment.
  • Provide mentally impaired or emotionally disturbed patients with routine physical, emotional, psychological, or rehabilitation care under the direction of nursing or medical staff.
  • Serve meals or feed patients needing assistance or persuasion.
  • Organize, supervise, or encourage patient participation in social, educational, or recreational activities.
  • Perform nursing duties, such as administering medications, measuring vital signs, collecting specimens, or drawing blood samples.
  • Participate in recreational activities with patients, including card games, sports, or television viewing.
Desk Clerk Mar 1990Jul 1994 Ganett House Poughkeepsie, NY

Answering Telephones.


Taking Messages

Typing Minutes

   Corresponding with different agencies through the  department of Social services.

    Making sure rooms were clean for next client

  • Keep records of room availability and guests' accounts, manually or using computers.
Receptionist Apr 1988Aug 1990 YWCA Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Operate telephone switchboard to answer, screen, or forward calls, providing information, taking messages, or scheduling appointments.
  • Greet persons entering establishment, determine nature and purpose of visit, and direct or escort them to specific destinations.
  • Transmit information or documents to customers, using computer, mail, or facsimile machine.
  • Schedule appointments and maintain and update appointment calendars.
  • File and maintain records.
  • Provide information about establishment, such as location of departments or offices, employees within the organization, or services provided.
  • Analyze data to determine answers to questions from customers or members of the public.
  • Enroll individuals to participate in programs and notify them of their acceptance.
  • Schedule space or equipment for special programs and prepare lists of participants.
High School Diploma : Business Jun 1985 Beacon High School Beacon, NY
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Previous Companies:

  • Moss Justice Center
  • IBM

Previous Job Positions:

  • Detention Officer
  • Correctional Officer
  • Process Inspector
  • Assembler
  • Developmental Aide


  • Beacon High School

Level of Education:

  • High School Diploma

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