security guard resume example with 11+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Protective Security Guard with over [Number] years of experience working to promote safety of people and premises in assigned area. Expertise in [Type] and [Type] procedures. Outstanding surveillance skills with ability to operate and maintain various equipment, including [Type] and [Type]. Diligent [Job Title] bringing [Number]+ years of security experience. Trained in conflict de-escalation strategies, behavior management and defensive tactics. Well-versed in protecting entrances, conducting patrols and monitoring CCTV feeds. Sharp Security Guard with demonstrated ability to assess suspicious situations and individuals and respond appropriately. Vigilant and watchful with exceptional skills in [Skill] and [Skill]. Able to carry out instructions effectively. Detail-oriented Security Guard with experience managing large-scale patrols of [Type] and [Type] properties. Fluent in [Language] and [Language]. Expertise in personal and video surveillance. Sound knowledge of interviewing procedures. Focused Security Officer with [Number] years experience in security and safety compliance. Acts quickly and confidently during crisis events and emergencies. Extensive training in security and surveillance procedures for public and private needs. Methodical [Job Title] proficient in scanning and hand-checking luggage and passengers. Offering strong attention to detail, diligent follow-through and more than [Number] years of related experience. Attentive to behavioral markers common to individuals with dishonest motivations. Detail-oriented Security Officer equipped with excellent memory and awareness of people, events and facilities. Skilled in responding to emergency situations and providing crisis intervention. Exercises sound judgment during crisis and emergency situations. Results-oriented Security Officer with [Number] years of experience. Excellent reasoning and leadership skills and commitment to attentiveness. Strong knowledge of law enforcement procedures and criminal law. [Job Title] experienced in protecting passengers from threats posed by individuals and prohibited items. Skilled in detecting and confiscating contraband, preventing unauthorized access and checking paperwork. Demonstrates good communication and decision-making abilities. Seasoned Security Officer equipped with excellent communication skills consistently maintains detailed logs of important events. Skilled in problem-solving and conflict resolution with knowledge of law enforcement investigations. Trustworthy and committed to honest interactions with supervisors, employees and customers. Qualified [Job Title] with experience maintaining safety for grounds and facilities. Talented at roving control and entrance control. Successfully remains calm in high-pressure situations and interactions with difficult individuals. Seasoned security team member with advanced understanding of facility, grounds, personnel and asset security practices. Highly observant and diligent with high integrity, strong attention to detail and excellent problem-solving abilities. Trained in [Type] weapons, defensive tactics and conflict de-escalation techniques. Skilled [Job Title] competent in conducting patrols, monitoring entrances and escorting visitors to maximize building security. Good report writing, recordkeeping and multitasking abilities with solid history of success at [Type] and [Type] facilities. Keen to offer [Number]+ years of experience and take on challenging new role. Hardworking and reliable [Job Title] with strong ability in [Task] and [Task]. Offering [Soft skill], [Soft skill] and [Soft skill]. Highly organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality. Talented [Job Title] and team leader offering [Number] years of success in [Type] environments. Strategic thinker with [Area of expertise] proficiency. Offers proven ability to build effective teams and [Task]. Committed to identifying and leveraging opportunities for growth. Certified in [Area of certification].

  • Vigilant and watchful
  • Premises surveillance
  • Security procedures knowledge
  • Reliability
  • Criminal law understanding
  • Patrolling
  • Customer service
  • English fluency
  • Criminal law knowledge
  • Investigative skills
  • CCTV surveillance
  • Interior and exterior patrol
  • Crime prevention methods
  • Screening wands
  • Observant
  • Shift work experience
  • Report writing
  • Fluent in [Language]
Education and Training
Bostrom Alternate High School 3535 N 27th Ave Phoenix Az 85017 , Expected in 05/2009 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Leisure World Of Maryland - Security Guard
Silver Spring, MD, 12/2017 - Current
  • Followed established security and safety procedures and posted orders to include enforcement of company rules, policies and regulations.
  • Warned persons of rule infractions or violations and evicted violators from premises.
  • Monitored and authorized entrance and departure of employees, visitors and other persons.
Quad/Graphics, Inc. - Packer
Spartanburg, SC, 12/2009 - 01/2020
  • Packed merchandise into boxes and containers to ensure safe shipment.
  • Marked and labeled containers with accurate shipping information to prevent delays.
  • Used tools, sprayers and cleaning solutions to clean contaminants from work areas.
  • Operated hand trucks, pallet jacks and forklifts to move materials.
  • Inspected outgoing shipments to maintain effective quality assurance standards.
  • Reviewed packing slips and other documentation to properly box requested items for shipment.
  • Arranged items on pallets according to size and weight.
  • Accomplished production goals by working with speed and accuracy.
  • Inspected orders for accuracy by carefully reviewing containers, products, packaging and labeling.
  • Moved packages using hand tools and automatic and semi-automatic equipment to prepare for shipment.
  • Recorded order processing updates by entering information correctly.
  • Weighed and measured products and materials to check compliance with specifications and regulations.
  • Promoted workplace safety and production efficiency by keeping workspaces clean, organized and free of hazards.
  • Volunteered for additional hours and shifts during peak periods to meet tight shipping deadlines.
Amita Health - Security Officer
Ballwin, MO, 01/2013 - 02/2016
  • Worked with local and federal law enforcement agents to apprehend suspicious individuals.
  • Investigated alarms and disturbances to maintain safety.
  • Monitored [Number] security cameras and fire, building and alarm systems.
  • Searched individuals and baggage for devices, weapons and other prohibited items.
  • Oversaw premises to identify security risks to promote employee and visitor safety.
  • Guarded restricted areas to prevent unauthorized entry.
  • Provided security presence for over [Number] events with [Number] attendees.
  • Inspected parking lot to verify parking permits and ticketed or towed all unauthorized vehicles.
  • Operated and maintained x-ray and metal detection devices at building checkpoints.
  • Patrolled and secured industrial and commercial premises to prevent intrusion.
  • Investigated suspected incidents of fraud, employee theft and embezzlement and reported findings to law enforcement.
  • Circulated among patrons and customers to keep abreast of emergent security situations.
  • Operated scanning equipment to keep entrance lines moving efficiently.
  • Checked credentials and issued passes before allowing access to property.
  • Surveilled all areas within facility to identify suspicious behavior.
  • Enforced security regulations and escorted non-compliant individuals to private areas for processing.
  • Checked footage and live feeds from surveillance cameras for trespassers and criminal activity.
  • Verified integrity and accuracy of photo ID's, tickets and passports prior to authorizing passage.
  • Documented all security-related situations and submitted in-depth reports to [Job title].
  • Responded to emergency situations quickly to minimize risk and injury.

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School Attended

  • Bostrom Alternate High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Security Guard
  • Packer
  • Security Officer


  • High School Diploma

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