armed security officer resume example with 10+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Candidate Overview

Reliable and responsible Certified Protection Specialist with strong background in primitive survival, sales, and customer service. Trained in corporate security management, close protection, and emergency first-aid. Ability to stand and be alert for extended periods of time.

  • Certified Protection Specialist
  • Graduated with Honors from Executive Security International
  • Graduate from Vehicle Dynamics Institute - SUV/Sedan/Vehicle Centric Defensive Tactics - Top Driver
  • Yellow Belt - Krav Maga combative system
  • Distinguished Graduate from Frontsight Firearms Institute
  • Passed S.E.R.E. training at Sigma 3 Survival School
  • Attended Wilderness First Responder training from NOLS
  • Certified Corporate Crisis Management Specialist
  • ASP baton certified
  • Trained in Incident Command System
  • Holds valid U.S. Passport
  • Michigan CPL holder
Professional Experience
01/2021 to Current Armed Security Officer Ascension (System Office) | Novi, MI,

Provided armed executive protection services to jewel merchants and other high-value transports in the Detroit Area. Conducted advance work, surveillance detection, and tactical driving with an exceptional degree of customer service for clients carrying high-value items.

Provided venue security and executive protection to high-profile performers doing shows in the Detroit Area.

Managed site security at multiple cannabis retail locations. Intervened on disturbances and utilized de-escalation techniques to prevent physical altercations and destruction of site property. Monitored building and property entrances and exits to detect intrusions and protect assets. Wrote incident reports outlining altercations with security personnel, legal violations and other unusual occurrences to help support later criminal or civil actions. Surveyed multiple CCTV feeds to keep close eye on important areas of buildings and grounds.

03/2018 to 08/2020 Retail Firearms Operations Outfitter Cabela's | City, STATE,

Responsible for the sale of firearms and assisting customers in buying decisions. Consult and train customers in the proper and effective use of all firearms in defensive situations. Process firearms transactions in accordance with internal policies, procedures, and applicable law. Acquire and dispose firearms legally and in accordance with ATF, following appropriate regulations and Cabela's policies. Respond to ATF requests, complete ATF forms and other forms for NICS background checks, certify all potential firearms transfers for legality of sale. Perform opening and closing duties.

09/2017 to 01/2018 Wilderness Field Guide Four Circles Recovery Center | City, STATE,

Taught clients camping and wilderness skills in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Guided backpacking trips through the Pisgah National Forest. Responsible for the physical safety of adults in early recovery, and supervised the rebuilding of life skills. Format was two-weeks on @ 24 hour shifts, two-weeks off.

06/2011 to 12/2016 Fundraising Manager Beyond Basics | City, STATE,

Fundraising: Organized large scale auctions, solicited donations and supplies from potential donors. Volunteer coordinator. Set up displays for fundraising events. Compiled statistical information for special reports. Data entry. Offered technical assistance to employees.

Detroit Inner-City Volunteer: Observed students to provide teachers with feedback regarding potential learning blocks and opportunities for support. Promoted language development skills through reading.


Certified Protection Specialist - Executive Security International

  • Advances & Escorts
  • Counter Surveillance & Surveillance Detection - Static and Mobile
  • Low Signature Protective Operations
  • Protective Intelligence Operations
  • High Profile Protection and Protective Intelligence/Estate Security
  • Behavioral Intelligence and Clues to Dangerousness
  • Threat Assessment/Threat Management Plans
  • Basic First Aid, bandaging/splinting and trauma care
  • Intelligence Driven Corporate Security & Protective Services
  • Technical Surveillance Counter Measures (TSCM)
  • Protective Shooting
  • Venue Security

Certified Survival Instructor for Sigma 3

Sigma 3 Survival School S.E.R.E. graduate. Qualified to teach survival, tactical, disaster, and preparedness skills. Proficient in wild plants, bow making, scout survival and knife only, advanced bushcraft and primitive skills. Trained to survive in extreme situations with confidence with strong leadership

Vehicle Dynamics Institute (VDI)

Graduated from Vehicle Dynamics Institute Evasive Driving course in both SUV and Sedan. Was Top Driver in fall 2022 class (Sedan). Also attended Vehicle Centric Defensive Tactics, Level I,II, and III.

Wilderness First Responder

Certified at Landmark Learning, a nationally recognized program and industry standard. Eighty-hour training included: patient assessment, emergency response, CPR, mental health emergencies, leadership, teamwork, communication, and making critical medical and evacuation decisions in remote settings.

Educational Background
Expected in 2016 to to BBA | Business Entrepreneurship Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois GPA:

Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration. Coursework in Business Administration, Communications and Accounting. Studied Russian for two years. Proficiency in Excel and Outlook, PowerPoint, Microsoft Office, Pro Tools, and QuickBooks.

Expected in 2010 to to High School Diploma | General Studies Hoosac School, Hoosick, New York GPA:

Boarding school in upstate New York. Previously attended Detroit Country Day School until spring of 2009.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Loyola University
  • Hoosac School

Job Titles Held:

  • Armed Security Officer
  • Retail Firearms Operations Outfitter
  • Wilderness Field Guide
  • Fundraising Manager


  • BBA
  • High School Diploma

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