security guard resume example with 15+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Highly motivated Sales Associate with extensive customer service and sales experience. Outgoing sales professional with track record of driving increased sales, improving buying experience and elevating company profile with target market.
  • CCTV surveillance
  • Crime prevention methods
  • Investigative skills
  • Observant
  • Criminal law knowledge
  • Interior and exterior patrol
  • High level of integrity
  • Report writing
  • Cargo inspections
  • Behavioral analysis
  • Customer relations skills
  • Security station background
  • Behavioral intervention specialist
  • Investigative procedures
  • Security Guard Certificate
  • Weapons training
  • Security personnel training
  • DHS Armed Handgun training ([Year])
  • Patrolling
  • Attention to detail
  • Vigilant and watchful
  • Premises surveillance
  • Criminal law understanding
  • Firearms expertise
  • Security procedures knowledge
  • Reliability
  • English fluency
  • Customer service
Security Guard, 03/2002 to 10/2008
Foot Locker Inc.Hyattsville, MD,
  • Followed established security and safety procedures and posted orders to include enforcement of company rules, policies and regulations.
  • Wrote reports outlining incidents such as theft, unauthorized access violations or other unusual occurrences to help support later criminal or civil actions.
  • Collaborated with local law enforcement agencies to support criminal investigations.
  • Monitored multiple CCTV feeds to keep close eye on important areas of buildings and grounds.
  • Monitored premises and recorded all activity in daily officer report for submission to [Job Title] at close of shift.
  • Triaged problems quickly and provided precise and clear information while working under minimum supervision.
  • Patrolled [Type] facility every [Timeframe] to look for suspicious activities.
  • Secured personnel and premises by inspecting buildings, patrolling property and monitoring surveillance cameras.
  • Reviewed proper functioning of [Type] and [Type] equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements.
  • Protected entrances by scanning individuals and bags via manual, wand or x-ray machinery.
  • Responded to and thoroughly investigated all reported incidents to protect company assets.
  • Called police and fire departments during emergency situations, administering first aid and CPR until arrival.
  • Analyzed and produced course-of-action reports and escalated issues to management in typical and crisis situations.
  • Monitored and authorized entrance and departure of employees, visitors and other persons.
  • Acted as first-responder for medical emergencies, incoming calls and code red situations prior to arrival of paramedics and law enforcement.
  • Immediately reported safety hazards incuding [Type], [Type] and [Type] to [Job Title] for remediation instructions.
  • Monitored access control systems, including CCTV systems for nefarious activities such as theft and [Type].
  • Delivered medical aid to individuals in distress to prevent deterioration prior to arrival of paramedics.
  • Detected emergency situations using [Type] equipment, through keen listening and close observation to respond appropriately to alarms.
  • Warned persons of rule infractions or violations and evicted violators from premises.
  • Maintained stamina during long periods of sitting, walking, standing or driving while remaining focused and vigilant.
Security Officer, 12/2008 to 08/2014
Upstate Cerebral PalsyMorrisville, NY,
  • Inspected parking lot to verify vehicles were properly parked and displayed parking permits.
  • Operated and maintained x-ray and metal detection devices at building checkpoints.
  • Protected vessels, passengers and crew by testing items and individuals for explosive material residue.
  • Verified integrity and accuracy of travel documents such as tickets and passports prior to authorizing passage.
  • Monitored [Number] security cameras and fire, building and alarm systems.
  • Quickly and accurately reported all security incidents, accidents and medical emergencies to law enforcement.
  • Patrolled [Type] and [Type] areas every [Timeframe] to protect facilities and travelers.
  • Provided security presence for over [Number] [Type] and [Type] events with [Number] attendees.
  • Checked and secured [Number] building entrances over [Frequency].
  • Worked with local and federal law enforcement agents to coordinate apprehensions.
  • Maintained safety by quickly responding to alarms and investigating disturbances.
  • Monitored and maintained control of crowds of over [Number] people during [Type] events.
  • Used x-ray scanners to check items for signs of unauthorized materials.
  • Challenged suspicious individuals accessing restricted areas to prevent unauthorized entry.
  • Investigated suspected incidents of external fraud, employee theft and embezzlement.
  • Screened guests entering premises using X-ray machines.
  • Patrolled [Number] square foot premises to ensure safety of employees and visitors.
  • Completed in-depth searches of individuals and baggage to check for devices, weapons and other prohibited items.
  • Patrolled industrial and commercial premises to prevent and detect signs of intrusion and secure doors, windows and gates.
  • Checked passes and credentials of persons seeking to enter property and issued passes for guests.
  • Responded to emergency situations, typically within [Number] [Timeframe] to minimize risk and injury.
  • Monitored and secured [Number] building entrances.
  • Circulated among patrons and customers to keep abreast of any emergent security situations, including [Type] and [Type].
  • Skillfully operated [Type] and [Type] scanning equipment to keep entrance lines moving efficiently.
  • Documented all security-related situations, including [Type] and [Type] in in-depth reports for submission to [Job title].
  • Surveilled [Type] and [Type] areas within facility to identify suspicious behavior.
  • Enforced security regulations and calmly and promptly escorted non-compliant individuals to [Type] areas for processing.
  • Oversaw premises to identify safety risks and ensure employee and visitor safety.
  • Checked footage and live feeds from surveillance cameras to monitor for trespassers and criminal activity.
Janitor, 09/2015 to 01/2019
AmentumDulles, VA,
  • Implemented step-savers that reduced cleaning time per room by [Time] to [Time] while maintaining company quality standards.
  • Responds to emergency cleaning requests hourly.
  • Steam cleaned and shampooed carpets to prolong life of fibers and boost color.
  • Handled, used and stored hazardous chemical cleaners correctly to prevent injury or illness.
  • Maintained a safe working environment through the prevention of accidents, the preservation of equipment, and adhere to OSHA standards of safe working practices.
  • Stripped, sealed and finished [Type] floors every [Timeframe].
  • Boosted customer satisfaction by trained new staff on proper cleaning methods and procedures.
  • Raked leaves, cut and watered grass and picked up garbage to maintain grounds.
  • Set up and took down chairs and tables.
  • Maintained inventory of cleaning supplies and documented items requiring reorder.
  • Safely operated equipment such as vacuum cleaners, floor buffers and carpet machines and trained other [Job Title]s in proper usage.
  • Utilizes digital timekeeping system to document hours worked per day.
  • Utilized manual and electric cleaning equipment, adhering to all safety processes to minimize risk.
  • Organized custodial closets to reduce time looking for needed shift items.
  • Mopped and vacuumed floors and dusted furniture to maintain organized, professional appearance at all times.
  • Cleaned public restrooms, including scrubbing sinks, toilets, countertops and mirrors to mitigate germs and risk of illness.
  • Scraped gum off of hard surfaces and carpet.
  • Cleaned and restocked [Type] items to support employee needs.
  • Scrubbed and cleaned bathroom fixtures and partitions on [Timeframe] basis to remove mildew, dirt and mold.
  • Swept and mopped floors with proper signage to prevent customer injury.
  • Cautiously operated [Type] and [Type] equipment while adhering to all corporate safety measures.
  • Cleaned dormitories, athletic buildings, lab and research areas, academic buildings and office areas.
  • Immediately cleaned up spills and wet areas on floors resulting from ceiling leaks to prevent customer and personnel falls.
  • Responded to requests promptly to clean and sanitize areas after accidents.
  • Stripped, sealed, finished and polished floors to maintain appearance and remove scratches.
  • Traveled to and from work sites to meet needs of employees and visitors at different [Type] facilities.
  • Moved and carried equipment and furniture.
  • Dusted furniture, walls, machines and equipment, replaced burned out lightbulbs and performed [Task] for [Number]-room office building.
  • Reduced conflicts among [Job title]s by employing such skills as [Skill] and [Skill].
  • Removed breakfast and lunch garbage after each meal period.
  • Wet mopped and spot mopped public corridors, washrooms and classrooms.
  • Assessed functionality of cleaning equipment and performed repairs when needed.
  • Cleaned break rooms, including sinks, countertops, microwaves, coffeemakers, refrigerators, tables and chairs.
  • Gathered and emptied trash and recycling bins.
  • Sprayed pesticides to alleviate bug infestations, following all directions and safety protocols.
  • Operated janitorial equipment properly and safely.
  • Performed daily cleaning, including vacuuming, mopping and disinfecting of facility with [Number] rooms.
  • Responded to [Job Title] and [Job Title] requests for building and maintenance repairs and cleanups immediately.
  • Maintained, sanitized and vacuumed [Number]-foot dining area and washing kitchen floors prior to closing.
  • Emptied all trash cans and replaced liners, disposing of all refuse in proper receptacles for garbage and recycling collections.
  • Notified building managers about needed repairs and replacement equipment immediately to reduce machinery downtime.
  • Checked inventory for required supplies, including [Type] and [Type] and made lists for [Job title], documenting needed cleaning products.
  • Removed soiled service ware and set tables with clean silverware and glassware.
  • Maintained [Type] and [Type] equipment on [Timeframe] basis, improving overall longevity of custodial machines.
  • Maintained all janitorial equipment and performed minor repairs to extend life and avoid malfunctions.
  • Inspected previously washed dishes to check for cleanliness.
  • Sorted and disposed of trash and recycling materials to keep common areas clean and organized.
  • Streamlined [Type] processes to improve efficiency of cleaning.
  • Washed and spot-cleaned furniture, blackboards, mirrors, wastebaskets and garbage cans, office machines and ashtrays.
  • Vacuumed carpets, mopped floors and washed blinds, using company-approved cleaning products.
  • Wiped down various surfaces, including [Type] and [Type], using approved cleaning products to prevent growth of bacteria and viruses.
  • Completed hourly custodial rounds, including floor sweeping and vacuuming, glass entryway cleaning and trash collection.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 07/1995 to Hinsdale South High School - Darien, IL

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School Attended

  • Hinsdale South High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Security Guard
  • Security Officer
  • Janitor


  • High School Diploma

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