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Juvenile Detention Officers maintain order in facilities where minors are incarcerated. Common job duties highlighted on a Juvenile Detention Officer resume sample are transporting inmates, supervising them during activities, counseling juvenile offenders, encouraging group discussions, and handling disruptive behavior. Based on our collection of resumes for Juvenile Detention Officer, main job requirements are physical fitness, stamina, being able to control violent outbursts, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and teamwork. At least a high school diploma is required for this position.

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Juvenile Detention Officer

Promoted to Senior Officer 12/18/1999 and Shift Supervisor 10/25/2004.

  • Oversaw prisoner escorts, facility searches, and work detail supervision.
  • Entrusted with mail and visitor screening, electronic surveillance monitoring, and counseling.
  • Accepted additional responsibility as a fire safety officer, conducted evacuation drills for the building, guided tours for fire personal, and checked fire extinguishers.
  • Completed at least 40 hours of officer training per calendar year.
  • Responded to medical emergencies and confrontations with full responsibility for investigating, reporting and documenting events
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
2

Juvenile Detention Officer (part-time)

  • Monitored youth in the pod in secured correctional facility
  • Operated mini-control for a living unit with four secured pods
  • Documented all activities.
Candidate Info
8
months in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BA
Criminal Justice
MS
Human Services Management
3

Juvenile Detention Officer

  • Communication with offenders, observation and documentation of unit activity.
  • Conducted court support and transports
  • Experience in data entry, use of Microsoft Office Suite, and facility-specific
  • Worked in a team environment managing juvenile offenders
  • Completed Corrections/Detention Officer Basic Training at Montana Law
  • Trained in crisis prevention and intervention, generational and gender
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
AS
Paralegal Studies
BS
Wildlife Biology
4

Juvenile Detention Officer

  • Provides day-to-day direct supervision to youth in 24-hour detention facility
  • Aiding in the health, safety, and welfare of youth in compliance department policies and standards
  • Make critical and sound judgments and decisions during crisis or potentially dangerous situations
  • Conduct inspections, rounds and drills which includes room checks and physical searches of youths.
  • Document and inform supervisor of problems or situations encountered and actions taken
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
5

Juvenile Detention Officer

  • Maintained the safety, security & discipline of juveniles who are under court custody.
  • Guide juveniles in the proper standards of personal conduct & behavior while in detention and under court order.
  • Supervise meals, family, legal and medical visits, work and recreational activities.
  • Conduct behavioral modifications, conduct and anger management, victim awareness, substance abuse & alcohol awareness & case management.
  • Prepare, maintain and update records, reports and policies.
  • Counsel and treat juveniles who are having difficulties entering, adjusting and/or departing detention.
  • Taught social skills and ensured at-risk youth has access to academic, recreational, vocational, medical, mental health counseling and religious services.
  • Worked in conjunction with Probation Officers & Court Officials to develop a plan to rehabilitate the youth to prevent further involvement with the court, detention and post-incarceration plans.
  • Wrote grants and solicited support from area organizations to implement professional growth programs for the youth.
  • Served as the Staff Council President; implementing programs and initiatives to inspire and encourage increased positive staff morale.
Candidate Info
28
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
BS
Sports & Fitness Management
MS
Education
6

Juvenile Detention Officer

  • Ensure the safety of all assigned youths while ensuring their constitutional rights.
  • Uses security and emergency equipment to ensure the safety and security of detained youth and facility.
  • Process admissions, which includes supervising and searching detained youth.
  • Prepares detained youth for court appearances, transports and escorts.
  • Detained youth to medical, criminal, and social services according to departmental and facility policy and procedures.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Criminal Justice
7

Juvenile Detention Officer

Supervise clients and maintain a safe and secure environment

  • Monitor client behavior and implement program behavior management procedures
  • Adhere to policies, procedures and directives. Monitor and supervise various program activities
  • Maintain and complete accurate logs and forms
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
BA
Journalism
8

Juvenile Detention Officer I

Provides constant supervision, control and observation of youth

  • Maintains safety and security of the youth in a secure facility
  • Performs the function of master control operator and transports youth as needed
  • Ability to use conflict management skills
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
month
at this job
BS
Criminal Justice

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