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Brittany Shade
Professional Summary
In search of a position that allows for my continued growth both personally and professionally while using my experience and the skills I've accumulated to be a valued resource within an organization whose reputation and core values are emulated within their employees.
  • Crisis intervention techniques
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Creative problem solver
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • MS Windows proficient
  • Strong client relations
  • Training development aptitude
Work History
Detention Officer Current
CoreCivic Lumpkin, GA
  • Monitored and authorized entrance and departure of employees and visitors.
  • Detected suspicious activities and watched for criminal acts and rule infractions.
  • Wrote reports on property damage, theft, presence of unauthorized persons and unusual occurrences.
  • Warned offenders about rule infractions and violations and verbally evicted violators from premises.
  • Made rounds at specified intervals and conducted head counts and roll calls.
  • Completed intake paperwork, fingerprints and searches.
  • Prepared, processed and maintained forms, reports, logs, records and activity journals.
  • Escorted inmates to and from cells, court, hospitals and medical appointments.
Backup Operator 10/2012 to 05/2017
Keystone Foods Baker Hill, AL
  • Ensured that all health and safety guidelines were followed.
  • Executed daily production lists and goals.
  • Checked temperatures of freezers, refrigerators, and heating equipment to ensure proper functioning.
  • Prepared poultry for further processing stage.
  • Trained new employees
  • Swept and scrubbed floors
Cashier/Server McDonald's Eufaula , AL
  • Assisted in maintaining preparation and service areas in a sanitary condition
  • Checked temperatures of freezers, refrigerators, and heating equipment to ensure proper functioning
  • Cleaned and organized eating, service, and kitchen areas
  • Ensured freshness of food and ingredients by checking for quality, keeping track of old and new items, and rotating stock
  • Filled beverage and ice dispensers
  • Greeted each customer with friendly eye contact
  • Took food orders and relayed orders to kitchens or serving counters
  • Collected meal tickets or cash for meals from visitors
  • Communicated with other kitchen team members to ensure food was prepared on time and correctly
High School Diploma: 2008 Eufaula High School - Eufaula, AL
Bachelor of Science: Criminal Justice Administration 2017 University of Phoenix -
Certificate: Criminal Justice Management 2017 University of Phoenix -

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John Hawks
Professional Summary
Highly motivated Detective skilled with communicating with the general public and criminals, and a strong decision-maker in low-stress and high-stress situations.
  • Strong work ethic
  • Exceptional communicator
  • Report writing
  • Surveillance techniques
  • Ethical and honest
  • Calm in crisis situations
  • Exemplifies integrity
  • Strong decision maker
  • Risk and needs assessments
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Criminal law knowledge
  • Civil law knowledge
  • Search and seizure procedures
Work History
Surry County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Detective | Dobson, NC | July 2015 - Current

Surry County Sheriff's Office Senior Officer | Dobson, NC | April 2012 - June 2015
Surry County Sheriff's Office Patrol Deputy | Dobson, NC | September 2006 - April 2012

Surry County Sheriff's Office Part Time Baliff / Patrol Officer | Dobson, NC | June 2006 - September 2006
Surry County Sheriff's Office Part Time Detention Officer | Dobson, NC | April 2006 - June 2006
Associate of Applied Science Criminal Justice Surry Community College Dobson, NC | Current
  • General Instructor
  • First Line Supervision
  • Basic S.W.A.T.
  • Distraction Device 

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Danielle Wood
Dedicated and focused receptionist who excels at prioritizing, completing multiple tasks simultaneously and following through to achieve project goals. Seeking a role of increased responsibility and authority.
Receptionist who answers a high volume of incoming calls while handling in-person inquiries from clients and colleagues. Flexible and hardworking with the drive to succeed.
  • Microsoft Office proficiency
  • Results-oriented
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Self-directed
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and security of information.
  • Outstanding customer service skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Types 45 WPM
  • Knowledge of legal proceedings and practices
  • Dedicated team player
Education and Training
High School Diploma Crawford County High School Roberta, Georgia, United States of America
Member of Army JROTC 3 years.
Coursework in Marketing, Public Relations and Promotions Management
Took classes in Business and Administration Management
Extensive computer training and efficiency classes
05/2016 to 03/2017
Customer Service Representative Government Employees Insurance Company (GEICO) Macon, Georgia
Provided accurate and appropriate information in response to customer inquiries.
Collected customer feedback and made process changes to exceed customer satisfaction goals.
Addressed customer service inquiries in a timely and accurate fashion.
Made reasonable procedure exceptions to accommodate unusual customer requests.
Developed effective relationships with all call center departments through clear communication.
09/2015 to 02/2016
Extrusion Machine Operator YKK Macon, Georgia
Adjusted machine feed and speed if machine malfunctioned.
Changed equipment over to new product.
Maintained proper stock levels on a line.
Started machine operations by inserting control instructions into control units.
Inspected finished products for quality and adherence to customer specifications.
Monitored the production processes and adjusted schedules.
04/2014 to 01/2015
Detention Officer Crawford County Sheriff Office Knoxville , Georgia
Patrolled the facility and served as a general security presence and visible deterrent to crime and rule infractions.
Responded quickly to medical emergencies, bomb threats and fire alarms.
Assisted in restraining violent and unruly inmates.
Monitored inmate behavior to prevent crime, escape attempts and other dangerous activities.
Safely transported inmates to and from hospital and medical appointments.
07/2013 to 12/2013
Correctional Officer I Georgia Department of Corrections Zebulon, Georgia
Conducted internal security checks and distributed meals.
Continually monitored dormitories for inappropriate activity.
Conducted pre-trip and post-trip equipment inspections of transport vehicles and equipment.
Transported inmates to and from medical and dental appointments, funerals, work details and court hearings.
Wrote daily reports that included recommendations for further treatment strategies and diagnostic efforts.
Informed inmates and visitors of rules, safety and security procedures and responsibilities.
Maintained communications with all other areas of the facility at all times. Maintained daily logs of shift activity.
06/2012 to 05/2013
Cashier/Customer Service Associate Piggly Wiggly of Roberta Roberta, Georgia
Assessed customer needs and responded to questions.
Worked with customer service to resolve issues.
Issued receipts for purchases and gifts.
Operated cash register with proficiency.
Provided professional and courteous service at all times.
Developed highly empathetic client relationships and earned regular customers.
Received a merit raise for strong attention to detail, exemplary customer service and team-player attitude.
Managed call flow with up to 75 calls in queue per minute.
Customer Interface
  • Greeted customers upon entrance and handled all cash and credit transactions.
  • Assisted customers over the phone regarding store operations, product, promotions and orders.
  • Cashiered with two cash registers at once in tandem to maximize customer flow.
Database Maintenance
  • Assisted in the managing of the company database and verified, edited and modified members' information.