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Guards, also referred to as Security Officers or Security Guards, are entrusted with preventing crimes against people and their property by guarding and patrolling assigned areas and buildings. Skills listed on example resumes of Guards include reporting daily activities, such as vandalism, presence of unauthorized persons, suspicious activities, and injuries; investigating disturbances; monitoring security cameras; and patrolling assigned areas. Applicants need to be able to list a high school diploma or its equivalent on their resumes in order to be considered for the position.

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Marine Security Guard

Primary job as a Marine Security Guard entails ensuring the safety of U.S. mission personnel and preventing the compromise of classified material.

  • Assistant Detachment Commander: Provide daily leadership of subordinate Marines, supervise personnel administration, and supervise Marines in all duties.
  • Manage a large sums of money and planned multiple functions, increasing profits of the Marine bar
  • Successfully coordinated the annual Marine Corps Ball celebration with over 200 guest in attendance. Including developing the programs, seating chart, ticket design, dinner plan, music, and ceremony.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
2

Security Guard

Monitored cameras and take appropriate actions to respond to any potential threats and unsafe incidents.

  • Performed all security related tasks and prepared reports of unusual activities and events.
  • Performed facility lockdown as dictated and screens visitors and employees seeking entry after hours.
  • Exhibited good judgment during critical situations and maintained a professional and authoritative demeanor at all times.
Candidate Info
11
months in
workforce
5
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
3

Security Guard

Was responsible for providing security services for employees and visitors, protecting entity buildings, ensuring the safety and security of all visitors and property.

  • Was active in patrolling the parking lot and external ground, keeping logs of all security incidents.
  • Interfaced with the Police and Fire Departments and responded to all emergency situations as needed or directed by policy.
  • Answered radio pages and calls in a prompt manner and prioritized calls based on importance.
  • Performed identification and vehicle checks.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
4

Security Guard

Oversaw the security of 3,000 plus personnel at the United States Strategic Command while stationed at the Offutt Air Force Base

  • Coordinated and responsible for dispatching small group security teams
  • Employed effective time management when dealing with coordination and accountability around personnel and security assets
  • Utilized strong documentation skills to coordinate security personnel and physical security armory assets
  • Provided armed response to unusual activities and managed the front gate to prevent the entrance of unauthorized persons
  • Served on the Honor Guard providing funeral services for deceased veterans and retirees
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Information Technology
5

Senior Life Guard

Safeguarded a variety of aquatic facilities while demonstrating a natural ability to recognize emergencies and respond accordingly.

  • Enforced all applicable facility policies and regulations at all times.
  • Performed well while working in high stress situations, including suspected spinal
  • Assisted with customer service and preformed first aid duties as needed.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
6

Confinement Guard

Maintain familiarization of confinement mission, purpose and objective of the facility operations.

  • Ensure facility compliance with use of force and weapons restrictions-ensure safe environment for inmates, provided inmate security during all transit on/off base.
  • Implemented emergency response actions.
  • Expanded knowledge of staff/inmate relationships-ensured all health and comfort items are provided.
  • Responsible for confidentiality of inmate Information and Privacy Act requirements.
  • Managed confinement Human Immunodeficiency Virus syndrome positive inmates-provide safety oversight.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
7

Armed Security Guard

Utilized security and safety equipment as necessary for each assignment.

  • Observed daily activities and reported any suspicious behaviors.
  • Prepared appropriate reports when a security incident occurred.
  • Assisted clients in determining potential security risks.
Candidate Info
5
months in
workforce
5
months
at this job
8

Armed Security Guard

Conducted security operations for DoD while stationed in Afghanistan.

  • Performed force protection duties as assigned.
  • Provided security at entry control points, tower position, and roving patrols.
  • Responsible for internal security shift and acquired good working knowledge of contract security
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
C
Certificate
BS
International Business
9

Cavalry Scout, Army National Guard

Secured and prepared ammunition on scout vehicles

  • Performed navigation during combat
  • Reported information on terrain, weather and enemy
  • Collected data to classify routes, tunnels and bridges
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Marketing
10

Security Guard

Monitored and authorized entrance and departure of vehicles, cargo trucks, and visitors.

  • Detected suspicious activities and watched for animal acts and rule infractions.
  • Monitored and authorized entrance and departure of employees and visitors.
  • Denied entrance to the building to unauthorized persons.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma

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