Security Guard Sample Resume

Titus Steel
1234 Post Oak Drive
New York, NY 64000
Home: 404-555-5555
Cell: 404-555-5556

Dedicated, proactive law enforcement professional with extensive experience in training and motivating teams is seeking full-time employment as a Security Guard in New York within an environment that promotes professional growth.


  • Excellent communication, motivational, interpersonal, and presentation skills.
  • Excellent leader with a firm but fair attitude and a reputation for honesty, integrity, and loyalty.
  • Outstanding expertise of police and security procedures including locating prohibited items on Federal grounds, work ethic, and attendance.
  • Extensive knowledge in supervising and monitoring activities of federal inmates, while providing direction and control necessary for smooth and consistent workflow, and continued readiness to ensure safety and protection of fellow staff and inmates.

St. Leo University, Atlanta, GA
Associate's Degree in Criminal Justice, July 2000

Work Experience
Security Guard: June 2004 - Oct. 2009, Disney Studios, Burbank, CA
  • Patrolled industrial and commercial premises to prevent and detect signs of intrusion and ensure security of doors, windows, and gates.
  • Answered alarms and investigated disturbances.
  • Monitored and authorized entrance and departure of employees, visitors, and other persons to guard against theft and maintain security of premises.
  • Responsibilities included: Writing reports of daily activities and irregularities, such as equipment or property damage, theft, presence of unauthorized persons, or unusual occurrences, calling police or fire departments in cases of emergency, such as fire or presence of unauthorized persons, circulating among visitors, patrons, and employees to preserve order and protect property, answering telephone calls, answering questions, and providing information during non-business hours or when switchboard was closed.
  • Warned persons of rule infractions or violations, apprehending or evicting violators from premises, using force when necessary.
  • Operated detecting devices to screen individuals and prevent passage of prohibited articles into restricted areas.
  • Escorted motor vehicles to transport individuals to specified locations and provided personal protection.
Security Officer: May 2000 - May 2004, New Horizon, Burbank, CA
  • Provided night supervision of student tour groups visiting the metro area.
  • Provided a visual security presence to ensure that visitors had a safe and pleasant experience while visiting the hotel.
  • Conducted hourly rounds to ensure safety and reported any problems or discrepancies to the Lead Security Officer.
*References available upon request.