transportation security officer resume example with 4+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Hardworking Transportation Security Officer with focused mindset and in-depth understanding of security protocols. First-rate skills in organizing and prioritizing tasks, as well as maintaining open communication and managing conflicts effectively. 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.

  • Hazardous items understanding
  • Cargo inspections
  • Work ethic
  • Supervision
  • Customer service
  • Flexible
  • Team building
  • People skills
  • Time Management
  • Operations leadership
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Team collaboration
  • Training and coaching
  • Critical thinking
  • Academic instruction
  • Friendly, positive attitude
05/2019 to Current
Transportation Security Officer Rochester Armored Car Laredo, TX,
  • Guarded restricted areas to prevent unauthorized entry.
  • Searched individuals and baggage for devices, weapons and other prohibited items.
  • Monitored and conducted passenger screening.
  • Used x-ray scanners to check luggage and carry-on items for unauthorized materials.
  • Noted possible security issues and performed additional reviews.
  • Communicated with other screening staff to promptly call attention to potential or active safety problems.
  • Checked footage and live feeds from surveillance cameras for trespassers and criminal activity.
  • Inspected carry-on items through x-ray viewing equipment to determine whether content included objects warranting further investigation.
  • Conducted pat-downs and hand-held wand searches of passengers when machine alarms indicated further inspection.
  • Manually searched carry-on or checked baggage containing suspect items such as weapons or liquids exceeding volume limits.
  • Directed passengers clearly for quick movement through security screening process.
  • Verified integrity and accuracy of photo ID's, tickets and passports prior to authorizing passage.
  • Utilized metal detectors, wands and X-ray screening machines to perform thorough check of individuals, belongings and cargo.
05/2019 to Current
Instrucional Coach Lincoln Tech Lincoln, RI,

• Provided frontline security protection to air travelers, airports, and airplanes.
• Performed pat down searches, operating an x-ray machine, screened baggage, and reviewed tickets and other screening process
• Identified dangerous objects on passengers and in baggage or cargo, and prevented these objects from being transported onto aircraft.
• Used diverse electronic detection and imaging equipment.
• Guided, and developed officers in acquiring skills and experience needed to identified and mitigated security threats by maintaining and encouraged officers to use critical thinking skills to support environment unpredictability.
• Maintained focus and awareness while working in a stressful environment which included noises from alarms, machinery and people, time pressure and disruptive and angry passengers
• Applied all aspects of Standard Operating Procedures and use tactical communication and other effective approaches to resolve potential threats.
• Controlled terminal entry and exit points
• Model work behavior by presenting self in a professional and courteous manner; displayed a posture of confidence, alertness, and awareness. Communicated and facilitated calmly and clearly to passengers the screening process.
• Engaged in continuous development of critical thinking skills, necessary to mitigate security threat, by identifying, evaluating, and applied appropriate situational options and approaches.
• Solicited input and feedback from leads, supervisors, and co-workers, through and with understanding of line of leadership in order to build network communication and strengthen ability to mitigate potential and actual threats.

Close communication with lead supervisor, or senior employees regarding issues that might reveal a weakness or vulnerable area of security screening.
• Responded, immediately to breaches of security and emergency situations.
• Utilized computer hardware and software to create documents, report information, and took/completed training.
• Retained and implemented knowledge of all applicable Standard Operating Procedures, demonstrated responsible and dependable behavior

01/2017 to 01/2019
Nail Technician Instructor Self-employed City, STATE,
  • Met with clients to discuss needs, service preferences and special requests.
  • Participated in workshops and trainings to improve skills and learn new methods for classroom instruction.
  • Tutored students requiring additional instructional assistance after class.
  • Delivered training program courses to meet validated agency requirements.
  • Trained and mentored junior employees on safety, performance strategies and customer service techniques.
  • Kept detailed inventory lists for nail care supplies, polishes and gels
Education and Training
Expected in
: Liberal Arts And General Studies
El Paso Community College - El Paso, TX
Expected in 05/2005
High School Diploma:
J M Hanks High School - El Paso, TX
Expected in 03/2007
Cosmetology Operator License: Cosmetology
Tri-State Cosmetology Institute - El Paso, TX

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • El Paso Community College
  • J M Hanks High School
  • Tri-State Cosmetology Institute

Job Titles Held:

  • Transportation Security Officer
  • Instrucional Coach
  • Nail Technician Instructor


  • Some College (No Degree)
  • High School Diploma
  • Cosmetology Operator License

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