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Security Officers, also known as Security Guards, work to prevent the occurrence of crimes against people and their property by patrolling a designated area and keeping an eye out for such things as robberies, assaults, and vandalism. Sample resumes of Security Officers show such responsibilities as executing hourly surveillance of grounds and personnel to ensure public safety, and generating daily activity logs for the supervisors. Those who wish to become Security Guards need to be able to show at least a high school diploma or its equivalent on their resumes as a minimal educational background.

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Security Officer

Responded to alarms and dispatched calls; decided what actions to take based on situation, facts known and position limitations. Warned violators of rule infractions, such as loitering, smoking, or carrying forbidden articles. Recorded data such as property damage, unusual occurrences and malfunctioning of machinery. Reported irregularities such as fire hazards, leaking water pipes. Regulated vehicle and pedestrian traffic at access points to maintain an orderly flow. Responsible for assuring that 100% of all situations were resolved without escalation. Performed gate and roving patrols, prepared incident reports and taking recommended appropriate follow up actions.

  • Certified Professional Security Officer ACT 1 / 2 / 3.
  • Provided guidance and training to new employees in effective methods of managing all levels of personnel and site functions.
  • Assigned to multiple posts and acclimated competently.
  • Engaged in fire / evacuation alarm test drills with 100% accuracy that resulted in ongoing compliments from client site upper management.
  • Assigned to multiple posts and acclimatized competently.
  • Cultivated open lines of communication with security staff, supervision and client contacts that reflected optimum management development and implementation of updated security protocols to address lapse created by advances in technology and criminal strategies.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
Civil Engineering
2

Security Officer

Effectively provided physical security, access control, and emergency response at DART transit center. Patrolled parking lots, DART information center, trains, and other properties on foot.

  • Maintained a safe and secure environment for customers and employees by patrolling and monitoring premises.
  • Built and developed effective working relationships with DART officers, Plano police officers, co-workers, and the general public.
  • Answered phones, monitored closed circuit television systems, and alarms.
  • Handled security issues and/or emergency situations appropriately and in a timely manner.
  • Reported safety concerns and unusual circumstances both verbally and in written reports.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
3

Security Officer

Completed written and electronic daily activity reports (DARS) productively using smart phone applications such as Silvertrac and QR scanners.

  • Demonstrated decisive verbal communication and strategic patrol routines to provide a secure environment, reporting any safety hazards or security risk.
  • Recorded and identified issues with freezers that contained vital inventory and boilers that required frequent monitoring.
  • Hands on experience with video surveillance software and monitoring properties for trespassing and suspicious activity.
  • Verified the identities of drivers to allow access to private and gated property.
  • Reduced suspicious activity at properties with recent reports of vandalism and thief by increasing frequency of patrols and communication with supervisors.
  • Improved productivity by ensuring new guards understand all post order procedures and responding to client special request promptly.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Communication
4

Security Officer

Responsible for being the main point of contact, in the event of any emergency or security incidents that occur on-site

  • Undertook investigations into report of offences by collecting statements and evidence in reported allegations
  • Ensured the protection of merchandise, property, and assets by preventing offences or escalating incidents to proper authorities
  • Secured premises and personnel by patrolling and monitoring property for signs of unauthorized entry
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Arts
5

Security Officer

Performed foot and vehicle patrol of 18 active buildings

  • Conducted walk through observations
  • Promoted safe work practices and responded to emergency situations
  • Provided detailed incident reports and maintained daily activity reports
  • Assisted tenants and Operations with requests
  • Operated and monitored closed circuit television systems
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AAS
Communications Technology
6

Security Officer

Secured premises and personnel by patrolling property; monitoring surveillance equipment; inspecting buildings, equipment, and access points.

  • Completed reports by recording observations, information, occurrences, and surveillance activities.
  • Maintained environment by monitoring and setting building and equipment controls.
  • Identified visitors and verify appropriate documents.
  • Controlled traffic by directing drivers to designated pick-up and delivery stations.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BBA
Human Resource Management
7

Custom Protection Security Officer

Trained in company-required courses, certified in First Aid, AED, and qualified in Handgun protection.

  • Monitored client sites and property, while providing protection to employees, customers, and guests.
  • Performed security checks, reports, securing entrances to and from property in accordance with the policies and procedures governing the hours of operation at each assigned location.
  • Monitored video surveillance equipment and reported any incident or occurrence by adhering to company, client policies, procedures and State law guidelines while on duty.
  • Patrolled assigned areas on foot to ensure safety and security both during and after hours of business.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AAS
Systems Management
AAS
Computer Information Systems
8

Security Officer

Patrolled government premises to prevent and detect signs of intrusion and ensure security of doors, windows, and gates.

  • Monitored and authorized entrance and departure of employees, visitors, and other persons to guard against theft and maintain security of premises.
  • Fill in shift supervisor when needed.
  • Provided daily reports of activities and irregularities.
  • Answered alarms and investigated disturbances.
  • Warned persons of rule infractions or violations, apprehended or evicted violators from premises, using force when necessary.
  • Escorted motor vehicles that transported individuals to specified locations and provided personal protection.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AA
Business Management
9

Transportation Security Officer

Screened passengers and baggage.

  • Operated x-ray machines L-3 scanners and baggage OSARP.
  • Managed to keep explosives off aircraft and any prohibited items.
  • Assisted in conducting screening of passengers, baggage and cargo.
  • Conducted screening at any airport that provided commercial services to the public.
  • Assisted in monitoring the flow of passengers through the screening checkpoint to facilitate the orderly and efficient processing of passengers.
  • Maintained close communication with supervisors regarding any issues that might reveal a weakness or vulnerable area of security screening that is discovered in the course of screening duties.
  • Participated in information briefings concerning security sensitive or classified information
Candidate Info
41
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
10

Security Officer

Ensured safety of clients and maintain complete knowledge of the company's inventory and day to day Operations.

  • Monitored and authorized entrance and departure of employees, visitors, and other persons to guard against theft and maintain security of premises.
  • Wrote reports of daily activities and irregularities such as equipment or property damage, theft, presence of unauthorized persons, or unusual occurrences.
  • Called police or fire departments in cases of emergency, such as fire or presence of unauthorized persons.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AAS
Computer Networking And Administration

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