● Go extra mile when you write a resume for security officer position.

● Research as much as you can about the prospective company’s mission and vision and create a resume that coincides with it.

● Be original and bold.

Following are 2 sample resumes for Security Officer position.

See also: Security Officer Cover Letter Sample


Security Officer Resume Sample 1


Adrian Paul

56 Central Avenue ● Romney, WV 76736
(000) 141-8547 ● adrianpaul @ email . com


Performance Summary: Extremely-vigilant Security Officer with 13 years’ progressive experience in securing premises and people by performing extensive patrolling and monitoring tasks. A hardworking individual who constantly observes for irregularities and responds to emergency situations in a prompt and calm manner. Competent at handling computer alarm systems and CCTV cameras to ensure that nefarious acts are stopped immediately.


• Security Screening• Alarm Systems• CCTV Cameras
• Inspection• Investigation• Patrolling
• Facilities Support• Parking/Traffic Control• Protective Services
• Fraud Detection• Crowd Control• Theft Prevention

• Prevented a possible break in by actively monitoring the CCTV system and realizing just in time
• Increased check-in efficiency by 60% by suggesting installation of body scan equipment
• Trained a team of 17 security officers within 15 months so that they could be deployed to the company’s offices in 3 states
• Reverted a terror attack by staying constantly aware of surroundings, thereby resulting in safety of the premises and employees


ROMNEY CLINIC, Romney, WV (2/2008 to Present)
Security Officer

• Secure personnel and premises by performing patrolling activities
• Monitor surveillance equipment and inspect buildings and equipment
• Keep a vigilant eye on all activities within and surroundings of premises
• Set up alarm systems and manage security equipment
• Watch CCTV camera to ensure that any fraudulent activity is immediately reported
• Inspect premises and suspicious individuals and restrain criminals until police help arrives
• Check people’s bags to detect any concealed weapons or illegal substances

AA COMPANY, Romney, WV (5/2005 to 2/2008)
Security Officer

• Maintained law and order and protected the contents and occupants of designated buildings
• Used security equipment such as metal detectors to ensure that no illegal items are being carried inside the building
• Neutralized situations using tact and common sense
• Watched for safety and fire hazards and ensured that they are diffused immediately
• Prevented theft and misappropriation of items by enforcing law and order in a constant manner

MASTER SECURITY, Romney, WV (11/2002 – 5/2005)
Security Guard

• Provided support in setting up and programming alarm and video surveillance systems
• Watched CCTV recordings to monitor all activities within and around the premises
• Raised alarms if any problematic situation such as theft or vandalism had been observed
• Assisted in investigating nefarious acts and apprehending and restraining offenders
• Inspected buildings and took necessary actions to minimize fire hazards


Certified Security Officer, West Virginia – Current

CPR Certification, American Heart Association – Current

G.E.D: City School, Romney, WV – 2002


Security Officer Resume Sample 2 (Less or No Experience)


John Doe

247 Example Ave., Houston, TX 65566
Contact #, Email Address


• Over 2 years hands-on experience working as a security officer
• Certified Security Officer from XYZ Institute
• Track record of developing and implementing safety procedures
• Well-versed in handling medical emergencies and accidents, and providing CPR when necessary
• Competent at preparing log and reports and reporting the same to managers
• Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
• Bilingual: English and Spanish

• [List your achievements here]

September 2013 – Present
Microdot, Houston, TX
Security Officer
• Develop and implementing security procedures
• Oversee patrolling duties perform by five security guards
• Perform safety inspections and make sure that they are being carried out in accordance with procedures
• Issue visitor cards to guests and verify ID Cards of employees
• Make quick decision on any nefarious activity

High School Diploma, SOME Houston, TX – 2012

References Available on Request