Federal Security Officer resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Aiming to further career in Federal Law Enforcement. I'm an efficient leader with more than 7 years military experience and more than 7 years security experience. Veteran security associate with demonstrated expertise in building, grounds, personnel and asset protection. Excellent observational, problem-solving and decision-making skills combined with detail-oriented nature, unparalleled integrity and sound judgment. Familiar with various weaponry and well-trained in successful strategies for emergency response and de-escalating conflicts.

  • Attention To Details
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Team Leadership
  • Adaptable and Flexible
  • Radio Communication
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Multiple Weapons Training
  • CPR Certified
  • First Aid Certified
  • Baton Certified
Work History
01/2019 to Current
Federal Security Officer State Of Iowa Des Moines - 50313 - Polk County, IA,
  • Communicated and coordinated with Customs and Border Patrol Agents as well as Federal Protective Service Officers on employee concerns and facility complications.
  • Enforced security policies and removed violators and unauthorized individuals from premises to maintain safe environment.
  • Controlled entrance and egress of federal facilities (Mainly Customs in New Orleans, LA).
  • Screened guest and employees for any weapons and explosives using NWDTP training (x-ray machines and hand held metal detectors) to protect building, assets and individuals.
  • Conducted Interior and exterior patrols to ensure safety of facilities and employees.
  • Inspected vehicles exterior and undercarriage for any weapons and explosives.
  • Effectively communicated consistently with security team and building supervisors using two-way radios, mobile phones and other technological devices.
  • Patrolled internal building spaces and facility grounds every hour to identify and deter threats to assets.
12/2014 to Current
12C Combat Engineer Sergeant State Of Iowa Dubuque, IA,
  • Coordinated with unit leadership and direct superiors for taskings and managed subordinates to execute.
  • Developed training schedules for lower leadership to train soldiers. Managed training and stepped in if needed.
  • Evaluated soldiers strengths and assigned tasks based upon experience and training.
  • Maximized several soldiers performance by monitoring daily training and mentoring team leadership.
  • Trained soldiers in heavy weapons, small arms, anti-armor and indirect fire weapons.
  • Trained soldiers to uphold code of conduct and maintain professionalism in stressful situations.
  • Maintained awareness of subordinates' personal problems and shortcomings, supporting personal and professional growth.
  • Prepared teams for combat operations by bringing in and effectively training top talent.
  • Served in on-call capacity for last-minute or late-night coordinating or taskings of mission.
09/2015 to 04/2018
Security Guard U.S Security Associates City, STATE,
  • Checked identification of persons entering and exiting facility to eliminate unauthorized visitors.
  • Responded quickly to incidents and assessed active situations for security concerns.
  • Reported irregularities such as fire and safety hazards to maintenance.
  • Drafted reports of property damage, theft, accidents and unusual occurrences to document daily activities and irregularities.
  • Operated handheld metal detector and other surveillance devices to screen individuals entering facility.
  • Supported criminal investigations by collaborating fully with local law enforcement representatives.
06/2014 to 01/2015
Security Guard Lofton Staffing & Security Services City, STATE,
  • Checked and verified photo identification prior to granting facility access.
  • Completed full building and grounds patrols every hour to spot and investigate concerns.
  • Watched different facility areas from central location via different CCTV feeds, obtaining maximum coverage of important areas.
  • Gathered information, identified and implemented resolution, planned follow-up and logged and filed incident report to successfully manage complaints.
  • Worked independently and collaboratively to resolve urgent issues to protect lives and property.
  • Responded quickly to emergency situations to assess and deflect issues.
Additional Information

Military Schools-

Air Assault School- 08/30/2019

  • Qualifies soldiers to conduct airmobile and air assault helicopter operations, including aircraft orientation, sling load operations, proper rappelling techniques and fast-rope techniques. Along with rigorous physical training and intense attention to details.

Basic NCO Leadership Course- 07/28/2016

  • The course includes instruction in leadership skills, training skills, and war-fighting skills. Also physical readiness training, public speaking, writing informative essays and compare and contrast essays on multiple topics.
  • DHS Top Secret Security Clearance - 05/2021- Current
  • PIV Card Access to Customs and Federal Facilities - 05/2021- Current
  • National Weapons Detection Training Program (NWDTP) - 02/2019-Current
  • Baton Certified - 01/2019-Current
  • OC Spray Certified - 01/2019-Current
  • First Aid Certified - 01/2019-Current
  • CPR Certified - 01/2019-Current
  • .40 Cal Handgun Certified - 01/2019-Current
  • M4 Rifle Training - 02/2014-Current
  • CS Gas Training - 03/2014-Current
  • Hand to Hand Combat Training - 03/2014-Current
Expected in 08/2017
: Non-Commissioned Officer
Army Basic Leadership Course - Camp Cook, LA,
Expected in 05/2013
High School Diploma:
L.W. Higgins High School - Marrero, LA
  • Awarded for successful misson planning and completion by LT Colonel
  • Awarded Master Fitness Badge for consecutively scoring max score of 300 points on the Army Physical Fitness test.
  • Achieved highest score of 250 for DHS Federal Course .40cal handgun more times than any Paragon Officer.
  • Awarded Most Professional Kept Uniform by LT Thompson- Paragon Systems.
  • Awarded for Courage and Sacrifice during the 2016 flood in Baton Rouge, Louisiana by Attorney General Jeff Landry.

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School Attended

  • Army Basic Leadership Course
  • L.W. Higgins High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Federal Security Officer
  • 12C Combat Engineer Sergeant
  • Security Guard
  • Security Guard


  • High School Diploma

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