security officer resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Security Officer skilled at defending clients and assets. Weapons expert possessing excellent self-control and level head in difficult situations. Manages security risks with ease and uses sound judgment to quickly resolve problematic situations. Security-focused and diligent Guard skilled at protecting personnel and premises. Responds and acts appropriately to situational assessments, including criminal acts and fire and medical emergencies remaining alert, attentive and vigilant at all times. Anticipates trouble and takes steps to intervene and diffuse using keen eye for detail.

  • Microsoft Office
  • Intruder Removal
  • Security Regulation Enforcement
  • Attentive and Observant
  • Team Player
  • CPR Certified
  • Ground Patrol
Paul Laurence Dunbar High School Baltimore, MD Expected in 06/1972 High School Diploma : - GPA :
  • Continuing education in [Subject]
Work History
C&S Family Of Companies - Security Officer
Newburgh, NY, 10/2008 - Current
  • Greeted guests professionally and courteously to cultivate welcoming atmosphere while making safety top priority.
  • Oversaw daily monitoring and patrolled buildings, grounds, and work sites.
  • Patrolled and monitored premises in company vehicle, on bicycle and by foot.
  • Checked and verified photo identification prior to granting facility access.
  • Checked identification of persons entering and exiting facility to eliminate unauthorized visitors.
  • Wrote detailed reports on property damage, theft, presence of unauthorized persons and unusual incidences.
  • Gathered information, identified and implemented resolution, planned follow-up and logged and filed incident report to successfully manage complaints.
  • Monitored and authorized entrance and departure of vehicles, cargo trucks and visitors.
  • Executed security rules and procedures and calmly and promptly escorted non-compliant individuals out of building.
  • Reported suspicious activities and persons to law enforcement.
Chicago Bridge & Iron Company - Crane Operator
Plaquemine, LA, 09/1980 - 07/2008
  • Performed daily safety checks to achieve safe operating condition of equipment.
  • Inspected, cleaned and performed operator level maintenance on equipment in accordance with standards.
  • Positioned cranes in response to hand signals and observed load hookup to determine safe load capacities.
  • Increased performance by safely and efficiently operating heavy machinery and equipment.
  • Operated mobile crane and moved materials to various locations to meet job schedule demands.
  • Performed preventive maintenance such as reading and cleaning pressure gauges to obtain proper gas or tar flow.
  • Followed top piling techniques when working with various types of piles to complete projects safely and on-time.
  • Completed documentation, reporting and other office duties such as [Task] and [Task].
  • Maintained accuracy in project tasks by completing static compression tests, static tension tests, lateral load tests and PDA piles tests.
  • Used [Tool] and [Tool] to streamline project processes and overall project time.
Army National Gaurd - Army Officer
City, STATE, 11/1976 - 11/2004
  • Ordered, unloaded, sorted and tracked supplies and equipment needed for unit activities.
  • Oversaw teams planning, implementing and realigning field and base operational strategies.
  • Managed all aspects of administrative and personnel needs of ground supply operations.
  • Handled administrative requirements, maintained records and submitted operational reports.
  • Directed collection, organization and application of field intelligence and combat data to enhance troop safety and operational success.
  • Conducted and oversaw interrogations, briefings and debriefings.
  • Integrated intelligence activities into other military operations, plans and programs.
  • Prepared and delivered investigative reports and briefings.
  • Inspected and maintained [Type], [Type] and [Type] machinery and parts for [Type] operation.
  • Supervised manual and automated supply strategies, and connected with supply and data processing teams to facilitate communication and collaboration.
ARMY - Ammunition Specialist
City, STATE, 10/1974 - 11/1976
  • Trained personnel on safe ammunition handling to prevent injuries and accidents.
  • Accurately completed all paperwork and documentation related to receiving and transfer of ammunition.
  • Handled inspection, inventory and issuance of ammunition to teams of soldiers.
  • Supervised personnel and offered extensive mentoring and training assistance.
  • Used [Software] to manage inventory of materials and ammunition supply stock.
  • Drove and operated heavy and light wheeled trucks and tracked vehicles
  • Efficiently oriented and fired weaponry to smoothly eliminate enemy positions, vessels and personnel.
  • Completed [Timeframe] inspections and any basic repair need to uphold strict performance standards.
  • Maintained fire capability charts and friendly and enemy situation maps
  • Operated in reduced visibility environments using infrared and starlight-enhancing night vision devices and targeting.
  • Oversaw field planning and coordination in full compliance with established command structures and detailed combat orders.

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School Attended

  • Paul Laurence Dunbar High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Security Officer
  • Crane Operator
  • Army Officer
  • Ammunition Specialist


  • High School Diploma

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