security manager resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Skilled in training and coaching security team members to achieve high standards of security across the board. Experienced in conducting patrols, performing screenings and reviewing CCTV footage for signs of suspicious activity. Conscientious Security Supervisor applies expansive knowledge of [Area of expertise] and mastery of [Skill]. Proven history of effective team member training and implementing actionable improvement to current security processes. Committed Security Supervisor with integrity, honesty and dedication. Strong knowledge of first-aid and emergency situation protocols. Quick-learning and highly professional in all situations. Adept at improving security policies, reducing incidents such as unauthorized access and improving overall facility security. History of achieving recognition as a strong performer and exceptional security leader. Focused Security Manager bringing [Number] years of experience in security landscape. Reliable and dedicated with passion for reducing corporate liabilities. Skilled managing, training and developing security team members. Adaptable security leader well-versed in [Job-related task] and overseeing densely populated areas to mitigate potential hazards. Adept in monitoring public events of all sizes and managing challenging situations with reasoned judgment and sound decision-making.

  • Security team leadership
  • Safety and security procedures
  • Company risk mitigation
  • CCTV experience
  • Training management
  • Security officer training
  • Emergency Response
  • Team building
  • Work ethic
  • Customer service
  • Report writing
  • Loss prevention expertise
  • Daily status reports
  • Staff assessments
Security Manager, 09/2009 to Current
Abbott LaboratoriesNashville, TN,
  • Developed and implemented training methods to promote improved officer performance.
  • Implemented new security protocols to prohibit trespassing and increase safety.
  • Oversaw highly effective security team and managed scheduling and resource allocation.
  • Reported daily activity, incidents and irregularities, including equipment and property damage, theft and presence of unauthorized persons.
  • Assessed company security risks and developed actionable solutions to be presented to management.
  • Strengthened emergency preparedness and immediate responses while commanding oversight and maintenance of safety inventory and equipment.
  • Completed investigations of security incidents and wrote reports for permanent record.
  • Trained new security officers on safety protocols and company standards.
  • Patrolled sites on foot and by vehicle to provide visible deterrence to criminals.
  • Maintained team compliance with professionalism guidelines and security team standards.
  • Developed standardized training procedures for departmental inspections.
  • Demonstrated public safety dedication through thorough patrolling of community events.
  • Oversaw risk management, loss prevention and safety operations for [Number] sq. ft. [Type] facility to reduce instances of theft, waste and abuse.
  • Attentively monitored closed-circuit television footage to check for visible suspicious activity.
Police Academy Instructor, 05/2002 to 12/2019
South Carolina Job BoardFlorence, SC,
  • Supervised advanced student work, including both independent and group projects.
  • Gave constructive feedback to students to improve learning and progress against course objectives.
  • Administered standardized tests to assess progress and evaluate need for improving course materials.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Created new programs that resulted in increasing productivity and customer satisfaction.
  • Kept team on track by assigning and supervising their activities and giving constructive feedback.
  • Conducted training needs assessments to identify individuals' current level of skill compared to required competency for position.
  • Identified and communicated to management regarding areas needing additional training.
  • Evaluated and communicated trainee participation and performance in reports to management.
  • Cross-trained employees to do other jobs within business, increasing job skills and productivity.
  • Developed training materials, manuals, procedures and visual aids to effectively achieve organizational goals.
  • Conducted ongoing evaluations to determine effectiveness of programs and make recommendations for necessary modifications.
  • Led training classes and recorded instruction for later use.
  • Created effective training course objectives, course content and all materials.
  • Supervised average of [Number] training specialists in [Type] department, overseeing work, optimizing performance and motivating excellence.
  • Determined course objectives and found or wrote course materials to cover topics.
  • Created testing and evaluation procedures to assess performance before, during and after training sessions.
  • Oversaw training courses and promotional paths for professionals and leaders.
  • Planned and led training programs on staff development to enhance employee knowledge, engagement, satisfaction and performance.
  • Managed training calendar for entire fiscal year, including setting course plans, training spaces and department rotations.
  • Utilized [Type] technology to train new employees and provide effective onboarding.
  • Effectively trained instructors and supervisors on techniques for managing employees.
  • Conducted evaluations of training courses to uncover areas in need of improvement.
Law Enforcement Officer, 09/1995 to 05/2002
Jefferson County Police DepartmentCity, STATE,
  • Conducted routine patrols of assigned areas to prevent, reduce, and detect criminal activity, and responded to emergency situations requiring law enforcement intervention; monitored and enforced traffic laws and ordinances, and issued warnings and citations for traffic violations.
  • Fostered personal and professional relationships with community members to create safer environments for police and citizens.
  • Made arrests for violations of criminal laws and conducted background investigations.
  • Investigated criminal and traffic offenses.
  • Responded to civil unrest, search and rescue operations.
  • Searched vehicles, buildings, homes and property for evidence and stolen property.
  • Responded to and investigated security and burglar alarms.
  • Assessed crime scenes upon arrival and secured areas.
  • Served active warrants and subpoenas.
  • Directed and controlled crowds at parades, funeral processions and sporting events.
  • Conducted field sobriety tests and used portable breathalyzers to perform tests.
  • Inspected squad vehicle and weapons daily and arranged for routine and special maintenance.
  • Apprehended suspects, prepared case reports and testified in courtroom hearings.
  • Conducted covert, undercover investigations to uncover ongoing crimes and crimes in progress.
  • Obtained and executed search and arrest warrants in full compliance with legal protections.
  • Performed undercover work in person or through remote communications such as telephone calls.
  • Documented facts and statements gathered from complainants, witnesses and accused persons.
  • Investigated activities such as [Type] and [Type] to build solid cases for criminal prosecution.
  • Served warrants for individuals and property searches.
  • Interviewed suspects, informants, and witnesses to gain clearer picture of criminal acts and collect statements.
  • Created and submitted reports regarding background investigations, highlighting any special findings.
  • Ran background checks of individuals to obtain data on character, financial status and personal history.
  • Contacted references by phone and in person to validate information.
  • Reviewed appropriate records to obtain facts about individuals.
  • Produced timely and accurate reports about findings.
  • Performed credit and financial background checks by contacting financial institutions and agencies.
Military Police Officer, 08/1990 to 08/1998
US Air ForceCity, STATE,
  • Monitored and authorized access to restricted areas by employees and visitors to guard against theft and incursion.
  • Supervised maintenance of tactical plans and equipment while monitoring personnel, improving overall preparedness for emergencies.
  • Improved overall operations planning efficiency by appropriately supervising dispatch movement during security incidents.
  • Enforced military laws and regulations.
  • Prepared operation plans and orders to support resource and installation security.
  • Mitigated risk with immediate emergency response security.
  • Composed reports on daily activities and incidents, which encompassed theft and damage to property, presence of unauthorized individuals and other unexpected situations.
  • Completed regular patrols of assigned areas within operations areas.
  • Delivered security on immediate response basis, which greatly reduced [Type] risk.
Education and Training
Master of Science: Safety And Security Leadership, Expected in 12/2019 to University of North Alabama - Florence, AL
Bachelor of Science: Organizational Leadership And Development, Expected in 12/2013 to University of Louisville - Louisville, KY
Associate of Applied Science: Criminal Justice, Expected in 12/2009 to Jefferson Community And Technical College - Louisville, KY
  • Created highly effective new training manuals that significantly impacted efficiency and improved operations.
  • Certified Kentucky Police Officer
  • Certified Personal Protection Specialist/DPG
  • Certified First Responder/CPR/First Aid
  • Certified CPR Instructor
  • Certified Kentucky Police Instructor
  • Certified Kentucky Active Aggressor Instructor/Coordinator

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School Attended

  • University of North Alabama
  • University of Louisville
  • Jefferson Community And Technical College

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  • Security Manager
  • Police Academy Instructor
  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • Military Police Officer


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