Sample Probation Officer Resume

A clear and interesting probation officer resume will go a long way to help you land the job you want. Be sure to include specific details, including your objective, training, previous employment, and current availability. All probation officer resumes should take this approach.

Jody Marks
123 Leadwell Avenue
Any Town, USA 99999
Home: (888) 888-8888
Cell: (888) 888-7777


A position as a Probation Officer


Leadership, communication skills, accountable employee


Probation Officer, 2005-2008:

Any City Criminal Court, Any City, USA.

Functions included serving under the court system as the person responsible for enforcing the terms of parole sentenced on persons who have committed a crime. Duties included investigating and supervising such individuals during their term of probation.

Probation Officer Trainee, 2000-2005:

Any City Criminal Court, Any City, USA.

Worked alongside the officer to earn the aspects of the job and assisting with duties, as requested.


A.A. in Criminal Justice
Any City Community College, 1999, Any City, USA


American Association of Probation Officers

Service Award, 2006

NOTE: Keep in mind that the sample probation officer resume above is just that-a sample. A complete probation officer resume might run one to two pages. However, this one will show you how to get started.