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Summary

As a soon to be college graduate of Purdue University, I have many lessons and skills to take away from this chapter of my life.  My future is not one hundred percent certain but one thing I am sure of is that I am passionate about law enforcement. It has been a goal of mine since I can remember. I have been able to investigate what it actually means to be a police officer. Through ride-a-longs and meetings with police officers and can confidently say that law enforcement is most definitely what I want to do with my life. The skill sets I have developed over my time in college are a great fit for law enforcement. I have excellent communication skills, I am driven, and I am a leader.  Through this portfolio you will see that I am an excellent fit for a law enforcement career. 

Objective

To obtain a law enforcement job in the Los Angeles area.

Work experience

Sep 2009Present

Driver

Jimmy Johns

  • Interview potential employees using traditional face to face behavioral style
  • Handle a fast paced work environment while interacting with many costumers in a short time span
  • Delegate tasks to maintain efficient work environment
Nov 2008Aug 2009

Advanced Sales Associate

Express

  • Established report with customers by using interpersonal skills to ensure satisfaction
  • Developed sales skills by managing transactions and sales of credit card agreements
  • Performed projects and tasks to attain a promotion 
May 2007Aug 2009

Mover/Crew Leader

Muinzer Moving and Storage

  • Handled inventory while moving furniture
  • Operated in a team to complete jobs efficiently
  • Communicated customers to ensure satisfaction

References

James Cambriato

Daniel Elias

Caleb Conner

Holly Munson Nellis

Rob Jones

Jason Umlauf

Presentation and Writing Samples

Leadership in Meetings Sample

Skills

Physical Fitness
Throughout my college career I was able to challenge myself physically in many different areas. Intramural sports provided a competitive environment to maintain cardio. Working out four times a week became a routine and staple of my semesters. While those maintained my physical health it wasn’t until I started participating in POCAR, Purdue Outing Club Adventure Race, that my physical and mental strength were truly tested. POCAR is held in the middle of February and is a land navigation race in an Indiana state park. You are given a map and latitude and longitude points for different check points. Using your compass and your map your team must find the points. While this is technically a race, most teams are just happy to finish because many drop out.  We competed for three years and on our last year, we place first in the collegiate division. I am very proud of this achievement. Without a doubt, POCAR was the hardest thing I have ever done in my life. We did not sleep for thirty-six hours and walked over fifty miles. The negative degree weather was only part of the challenge. At some points I started to fall asleep while walking. The only way to get through is to work as a team. We literally carried each other’s loads. After competing in POCAR I know that I am strong mentally and physically.  
Leadership
As the Vice President of a student organization (Purdue Bible Fellowship) at Purdue University I was recognize my leadership skills and fine tune them. I was in charge of many activities and events for 60 plus people. I learned the best ways to address a large group and how to keep their attention. I also learned that a healthy balance of planning and flexibility is needed. Planning too much leads to micro-managing, but not enough planning leads to disarray and confusion. I led many meetings in my time in leadership. I was learned the proper ways to conduct a meeting in a time efficient, productive way. 
Interpersonal Communication
Though out all of my employment opportunities, I have been able to recognize and fine tune my interpersonal skills. In retail, I was able to effectively provide customer satisfaction while building sales. In the moving business, I listened to the customer's wants and specific needs in regards to their personal belongings and tailored how the job was performed to them. Currently as a delivery driver, I have to operate in a fast paced work environment while providing each customer with the right amount of attention. I also interview potential employees when a position is available. My managers recognized my communication skill and allow me to have a large say in the hiring process. T

Education

Sep 2006Present

Bachelor of Arts

Purdue University