Juvenile Detention Officer Resume Examples

juvenile detention officer/care provider

  • Conduct head counts to ensure that each prisoner is present.
  • Record information, such as prisoner identification, charges, and incidences of inmate disturbance, and keep daily logs of prisoner activities.
  • Search prisoners and vehicles and conduct shakedowns of cells for valuables and contraband, such as weapons or drugs.
  • Guard facility entrances to screen visitors.
  • Maintain records of prisoners’ identification and charges.
  • Process or book convicted individuals into prison.
  • Settle disputes between inmates.

juvenile detention officer

  • Supervise and coordinate work of other correctional service officers.
  • Conduct fire, safety, and sanitation inspections.
  • Provide to supervisors oral and written reports of the quality and quantity of work performed by inmates, inmate disturbances and rule violations, and unusual occurrences.
  • Participate in required job training.
  • Participate in required job training.
  • Serve meals, distribute commissary items, and dispense prescribed medication to prisoners.
  • Assign duties to inmates, providing instructions as needed.