security officer resume example with 4+ years of experience

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

Physically fit 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. Defensive security personnel with in-depth knowledge of law and order. Consistently works flexible hours in extreme weather conditions. Talented at keeping personnel, building and equipment secure. Safety-conscious security personnel with excellent communication skills and eye for detail. Physically dexterous to monitor premises through advanced security cameras. Skilled at handling and resolving conflicts professionally.

  • Conflict resolution techniques
  • Dispatch
  • Safety and Security
  • Firearms expert
  • Government security clearance
  • Arrest procedures
  • Communication skills
  • Stationary surveillance
  • Theft Prevention Training
  • Risk analysis training
  • Security Guard License
  • Military experience
  • Weapons training
Granite Peaks Adult Education Midvale, UT, Expected in 10/2019 GED : - GPA :
Work History
Hackensack University Medical Center - Security Officer
Belle Mead, NJ, 01/2019 - Current
  • Wrote detailed reports on property damage, theft, presence of unauthorized persons and unusual incidences.
  • Monitored central alarm systems for fire, intrusion and duress alarms and responded to [Number] emergencies weekly.
  • Authorized entrance papers and granted or denied entrance to building.
  • Reported suspicious activities and persons to law enforcement.
  • Protected facility and property guests by regularly circulating premises and monitoring surveillance feeds.
  • Monitored and authorized entrance and departure of vehicles, cargo trucks and visitors.
  • Monitored and authorized entrance and departure of [Number] employees and visitors daily.
  • Responded quickly to incidents and assessed active situations for security concerns.
  • Checked personnel ID badges and issued temporary credentials to visitors.
  • Wrote [Timeframe] reports detailing visitors, incidents and resolutions.
  • Logged vehicles entering and leaving premises.
  • Performed [Timeframe] patrols of building areas, parking lots and facility grounds.
  • Communicated with security team and building supervisors using two-way radios, mobile phones and other technological devices.
  • Secured entrances and exits by maintaining physical presence and carefully monitoring CCTV.
  • Checked identification of all persons entering and exiting facility to eliminate unauthorized visitors.
Challenge Unlimited, Inc. - Military Police Soldier
Fort Mccoy, WI, 10/2018 - Current
  • Secured restricted areas and enforced limited access for civilians and military members in order to provide force protection and property security.
  • Manned base entry points to provide 24/7 force protection, reviewing identifications, searching vehicles and verifying deliveries prior to entrance to secure areas.
  • Maintained 100% accountability of all assigned equipment worth more than $[Amount].
  • Monitored gate activities, controlled traffic and responded to emergencies on base.
  • Maintained security of local areas and performed route clearance for visiting high-ranking officials.
  • Implemented established protocols, upholding all safety standards through project completion.
  • Searched vehicles, buildings, and homes for evidence of stolen property.
  • Managed logbooks and controlled building entrances and exits for [Number] events, providing security presence for over [Number] people.
  • Employed negotiation techniques to diffuse hostile situations.
Penn National Gaming - Dishwasher
Robinsonville, MS, 01/2019 - 06/2019
  • Increased machine efficiency by scraping and pre-washing dishes.
  • Maintained clean and contaminant-free cooking equipment and receptacles through [Technique] and [Technique].
  • Completed extra cleaning work on garbage cans, racks, dry storage areas and other fixtures to keep kitchen spotless.
  • Scraped, washed and efficiently restacked dishware, utensils and glassware to keep kitchen ready for customer demands.
  • Washed equipment, surfaces, refrigerators and other areas and applied sanitizing chemicals.
  • Kept kitchen areas neat and clean by removing trash and organizing supplies.
  • Troubleshot equipment malfunctions and completed minor repairs to keep equipment functioning.
  • Worked with chemicals such as detergent, rinse agents and sanitizers to protect customer health.
  • Stepped into additional roles during busy times to boost coverage of important stations.
  • Loaded more than [Number] glasses, silverware and dishes into dishwasher each shift, running average of [Number] loads per day.
  • Boosted team efficiency by keeping kitchen areas organized, clean and properly sanitized.
  • Assisted with kitchen prep work to help operations run smoothly and meet customer needs.
  • Helped team meet expected demands by restocking work areas throughout restaurant such as server stations, salad bars and supply cupboards.
  • Kept work area clean, dry and free of debris to prevent incidents and accidents.
  • Cleared, washed and stacked all plates, dining utensils and trays quickly and without breaking.
All Star Bowling - Utility Porter
City, STATE, 05/2016 - 06/2018
  • Serviced restrooms by cleaning surfaces, sweeping floors, removing trash and restocking supplies.
  • Performed deep cleaning tasks such as moving furniture, dusting walls and ceilings, and shampooing carpet.
  • Reported emergencies to supervisor and provided assistance.
  • Performed maintenance and minor repairs on [Type] and [Type] equipment.
  • Responded immediately to calls from personnel to clean up spills and wet floors resulting from ceiling leaks and plumbing problems.
  • Carried linens, towels, toilet items and cleaning supplies using wheeled cart for maximum efficiency.
  • Wiped down tabletops, chairs and condiment containers.
  • Promoted building security by locking doors and checking electrical appliances for safety hazards.
  • Scrubbed, top-coated, buffed and varnished hard floors.
  • Performed daily checklists throughout facilities, including cleaning floors, wiping down glass entryways and collecting trash.
  • Washed and sanitized dirty dishes by hand and by using dishwasher.
  • Maintained optimal supply levels to meet daily and special cleaning needs.
  • Used hand trucks or manually lifted supplies, equipment and heavy furniture.

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School Attended

  • Granite Peaks Adult Education

Job Titles Held:

  • Security Officer
  • Military Police Soldier
  • Dishwasher
  • Utility Porter


  • GED

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