Security Officer Sample Resume

Tom Matthews
1234 Post Oak Drive
New York, NY 64000
Home: 404-555-5555
Cell: 404-555-5556
Email: Tom

Experienced security guard seeking a Security Officer position in a quality organization in order to contribute skills and performance to benefit the growth of the company.

Qualifications Summary
  • Wide security experience in access systems, patrolling, investigative procedures, incident report writing, and customer service.
  • More than 5 years of experience as a security officer plus 6 years as a soldier in the United States Army (3 as a Sergeant) including a tour in the Middle East during Operation Desert Shield/Storm and in Korea on the North Korean border.
  • Efficiently trained in hand gun retention, power hand cuffing, crisis intervention and tactical communications (Verbal Judo).
  • First Aid/CPR certified and OCAT (pepper spray) certified.
  • Excellent communication, motivational, interpersonal, and presentation skills.  
St. Leo University, Atlanta, GA
Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, July 2000

Work Experience
Security Officer: June 2005 - Present, Corporate Security Solutions, Burbank, GA
  • Responsible for providing security services for FEMA Trailer Park residents and visitors, protecting entity buildings, ensuring the safety and security of all visitors and property.
  • Active in patrolling the parking lots and external ground, keeping logs of all security incidents.
  • Interface with the Police and Fire Departments and respond to all emergency situations as needed or directed by policy.
  • Answer radio pages and calls in a prompt manner and prioritize calls based on importance.
  • Maintain the safety and security of residents, visitors and staff.
  • Perform identification and vehicle checks.

Armed Security Guard: May 2002 - May 2005, New Horizon, Burbank, GA
  • PR-21 Baton Training, Handcuffing/Control Holds, and Crisis Intervention classes.
  • Provided hospital security services for patients, employees and visitors.
  • Responsibilities included: ensuring the safety and security of all patients, staff, visitors and property, patrolling the parking lots, external grounds and the interior of the facility, and securing entrance and other designated spaces after hours.
  • Assisted staff, patients and visitors with on-site vehicular problems and assisted medical staff with patient restraints as needed.  
*References available upon request.