security officer resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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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.

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.

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.

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.

Dedicated employee known for punctuality, pursuing employment options where good customer service and positive attitude will make a difference.

Organized and motivated employee eager to apply time management and organizational skills in various environments. Seeking entry-level opportunities to expand skills while facilitating company growth.

  • Crime prevention methods
  • Observant
  • Screening wands
  • Criminal law knowledge
  • First aid and CPR certified
  • CCTV surveillance
  • Criminal records searches
  • Investigative skills
  • Background checks
  • High level of integrity
  • Fluent in [Language]
  • Report writing
  • Reliability
  • Security procedures knowledge
  • Firearms expertise
  • Criminal law understanding
Security Officer, 01/2015 - Current
Upstate Cerebral Palsy Rome, NY,
  • Followed established security and safety procedures and posted orders to include enforcement of company rules, policies and regulations.
  • Documented all security-related situations and submitted in-depth reports to superiors.
  • 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.
  • Triaged problems quickly and provided precise and clear information while working under minimum supervision.
  • Acted as first-responder for medical emergencies, incoming calls and code red situations prior to arrival of paramedics and law enforcement.
  • Worked with local and federal law enforcement agents to apprehend suspicious individuals.
  • Investigated suspected incidents of fraud, employee theft and embezzlement and reported findings to law enforcement.
  • Immediately reported safety hazards for remediation response.
Security Supervisor, 12/2011 - 01/2016
Hei Hotels & Resorts Arlington, VA,
  • Recorded required data for incident reports and files quickly and accurately.
  • Provided security team leadership and contributed to on-call duties.
  • Monitored entire facility using CCTV while simultaneously performing dispatch duties.
  • Managed security staff schedules for all shifts, minimizing overtime costs.
  • Communicated and enforced compliance with state and local laws while emphasizing company standards of professionalism and safety.
  • Assessed company security risks and developed actionable solutions to be presented to management.
  • Hired, trained and managed staff of [Number] associates.
  • Developed procedures for emergency response and crisis management, physical security, information protection, incident management and investigation units.
  • Improved employee security adherence through detailed presentations for up to [Number] attendees.
Loss Prevention Manager, 02/1990 - 08/2011
Gamestop Corp. Clinton, MI,
  • Reviewed loss prevention exception reports and cash discrepancies.
  • Interviewed individuals suspected of internal theft or shoplifting.
  • Maintained documents of all loss prevention activity.
  • Conducted thorough investigations of theft-related issues with potential to impact company operations and objectives negatively.
  • Monitored loss prevention operations to reduce impact of loss and identify theft and fraud.
  • Developed and facilitated training programs and materials on loss prevention practices, policies and operations.
  • Decreased loss by facilitating training programs on loss prevention, policies and operations.
  • Directed [Number] loss prevention audit programs.
  • Communicated accident investigation findings, areas of opportunity, and future prevention techniques to drive [Type] initiatives and advance [Job titles] skill development.
  • Created and implemented [Type] plans in collaboration with [Job titles].
  • Responded calmly and effectively to emergency conditions, including safety hazards and threats to life or property.
  • Prepared and reviewed paperwork associated with audits, shortage control programs, apprehensions and disposition.
  • Furnished insights and collaborated with leadership to develop loss prevention policies and initiatives.
  • Calculated response to detected theft attempts on basis of age and behavior of suspected perpetrator, erring on side of caution to insulate company from liability.
  • Supported theft prosecution by appearing in court hearings to provide eyewitness testimony, offering honest and comprehensive account of events.
  • Implemented both individual and group training for executive and loss prevention personnel.
Education and Training
Associate of Science: Computer And Information Sciences, Expected in 08/2007
County College of Morris - Randolph Township, NJ
Status -
Bachelor of Science: Paralegal Studies, Expected in 09/2008
Kaplan University - Davenport, IA
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MBA: Business Administration, Expected in 09/2014
Ashford University - San Diego, CA
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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • County College of Morris
  • Kaplan University
  • Ashford University

Job Titles Held:

  • Security Officer
  • Security Supervisor
  • Loss Prevention Manager


  • Associate of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • MBA

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