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Megan Billups

Dallas, TX

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To secure a position with a stable and profitable organization, where I can be a member of a team and utilize my vast experience with dealing with diverse populations to benefit the organization

Work Experience

Mortgage Loan Officer

Nationstar Mortgage
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Lewisville, TX
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April 2013 to Present

Originating conforming mortgage loans by building and developing strong relationships directly with our customers. Assists customers with modification process, reviewing budgets and processes payments. Explains the stages of delinquency and foreclosure prevention. Takes inbound and outbound calls from customers. Building and fostering strong internal working relationships with underwriters and processors. Maintaining sales activity reports throughout the sales process.

Child Support Officer II

Texas Attorney General’s Office Child Support Division
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Plano, TX
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October 2012 to April 2013

Responds to routine inquiries and complaints regarding child support case processing and status, including contact with state and federal officials, the legislature, other state agencies and agencies outside of Texas. Researches case information on the Texas Child Support Enforcement System (TXCSES), requests additional information from field office staff. Researches and explains child support policies and procedures, Texas Family Law, federal regulations and other states’ IV-D regulations. Assesses child support cases to determine appropriate actions or documents needed to collect child support, information to locate absent parents and verification of employment information; refers customers to the appropriate field office. Documents all actions taken and attends work regularly in accordance with agency leave policy. Complies with all applicable security and safety rules, regulations and standards

Substance Abuse Counselor I

Management and Training Corporation East Texas Treatment Facility
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Henderson, TX
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January 2012 to September 2012

Provides substance abuse counseling and recovery skills training: participates in offender orientations, educational and individual and process counseling groups in compliance with program standards, guidelines, policies and procedures. Interviews, screens, and evaluates offender for potential program participation. Provides a comprehensive evaluation from a battery of valid measurement tools to assess the recovery needs. Participates in the Individual Treatment Plan based on the severity and characteristics of the offender as determined by the comprehensive assessment, review of collateral information, and the Clinical interview. Maintains offender records and other records regarding services provided to include workload statistics: and compiles data and submits reports and related documentation as appropriate. Provides liaison to participants of training programs, workshops, and seminars. Implements follow-up and after care plans for offenders that participate in the program prior to their release; and disseminates information on community resources for offender placement in follow-up treatment. At the conclusion of the program, an Individual Progress Summary will be developed for each offender on the caseload to reflect the evaluation results together with comments about the offender's level of participation and quality of completion in the program. Promote the development of positive social skills through modeling appropriate behaviors and intervening when inappropriate behaviors are observed; provide regular feedback to staff regarding social skills procedures and intervention techniques. Maintain the accountability of staff, offenders and property; adhere to safety practices.

Child Support Officer

Texas Office of the Attorney General
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Tyler, TX
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November 2010 to January 2012

Responds to routine inquiries and complaints regarding child support case processing and status, including contact with state and federal officials, the legislature, other state agencies and agencies outside of Texas. Researches case information on the Texas Child Support Enforcement System (TXCSES), requests additional information from field office staff. Researches and explains child support policies and procedures, Texas Family Law, federal regulations and other states' IV-D regulations. Assesses child support cases to determine appropriate actions or documents needed to collect child support, information to locate absent parents and verification of employment information; refers customers to the appropriate field office. Documents all actions taken and attends work regularly in accordance with agency leave policy. Complies with all applicable security and safety rules, regulations and standards

Correctional Officer III

Texas Department of Criminal Justice-George Beto Unit
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Tennessee Colony, TX
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December 2009 to October 2010

Searches for contraband and provides security; counts, feeds, and supervises offenders in housing, work, and other areas accessed by stairs; and maintains security of various assigned areas involving long periods of sitting and standing, climbing stairs and ladders to reach the assigned areas, and working at heights. Provides custody and security of offenders including observing actions of offenders, squatting and bending to perform "pat" and "strip" searches of offenders, restraining and securing sometimes assaultive offenders, and transferring and transporting offenders by walking or riding in various vehicles such as trailers, vans, buses, and other forms of transportation. Responds to emergencies, including climbing stairs and ladder while searching for escaped offenders, hearing calls for and calling for help, giving first aid at the emergency site, carrying an injured or unconscious offender or employee various distances to safety up or down stairs and ladders; and uses force and deadly force, including the use of chemical agents and firearms, to control offenders. Reads, reviews, and properly applies information found in offender records which is related to the offender's health and safety and to the security of the facility; provides leadership and technical guidance to other staff; complies with policies, procedures, rules, and regulations; enforces offender disciplinary rules; and prepares and maintains records, forms, and reports. Performs a variety of marginal duties not listed, to be determined and assigned as needed.

Cashier

Albertson's
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Denton, TX
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August 2008 to July 2009

I worked as a cashier. My job responsibilities included me checking customers out and assisting them in any way possible. I was a service supervisor as needed. When I worked as a service supervisor I was responsible for my fellow employees on that shift. I would count the self-checkout terminals, cash registers and the safe. I was also responsible for making sure that employees received their necessary breaks and lunches.

Cashier

Albertson's
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Tyler, TX
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September 2004 to July 2008

I have worked as a cashier, service supervisor, lobby clerk and assistant front end manager. My position was a cashier which consisted of me checking customers out. When I was the assistant manager, I assisted my manager as well as helped her supervise my fellow employees. I counted the safe as well as loaned and picked up money to cash registers. I was also responsible for helping the cashiers count their tills down. I also closed our front end down which consisted of counting cash registers as well as self-checkout terminals. When I worked as a lobby clerk my duties consisted of answering the phone, monitoring and selling tobacco, selling Texas Lotto and using the Money Order/Money Gram service. I also handled returns and exchanges as well as some customer complaints. Depending on where I worked my duties varied.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

The University of North Texas -
Denton, TX

January 2008 to January 2009

Associate of Arts in General Studies

Tyler Junior College -
Tyler, TX

January 2004 to January 2008

Asscoiate of Arts in Criminal justice

Tyler Junior College -
Tyler, TX

2004 to 2008

Skills

Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor Intern, Collector, Customer Service Representative, Social Services, Correctional Officer, Cash Handling

Additional Information

I am a dependable, hardworking individual. I have a few years of management experience. I adapt well in every environment that I have worked in.