Security Officer Resume Samples

Updated on: June 28, 2019

Security Officer Resume Writing Tips

• Start your resume with a security officer summary statement if you are an experienced candidate. Alternately, you can use a security officer objective if you have less or no experience in hand.

• List your skills as a security officer right after the summary or objective statement.


• Create a separate section for your achievements as a security officer.

• Write only the most relevant professional experiences.

• Research as much as you can about the prospective company’s mission and vision and create a resume accordingly.


The following are 2 sample resumes for the 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
[email protected]


Extremely vigilant Security Officer with 13+ years’ progressive experience in safeguarding premises and people by performing extensive patrolling and monitoring tasks. A hardworking individual who continuously observes for irregularities and responds to emergencies promptly and calmly. Competent at handling computer alarm systems and CCTV cameras to ensure that nefarious acts are stopped immediately.

• Security Screening
• Inspection
• Facilities Support
• Fraud Detection
• Alarm Systems
• Investigation
• Parking/Traffic Control
• Crowd Control
• CCTV Cameras
• Patrolling
• Protective Services
• 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 the 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 constantly staying aware of surroundings, thereby resulting in the safety of the premises and employees

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

  • Secure people 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

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

  • 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

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

  • 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

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 of 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]


Security Officer
Microdot, Houston, TX | September 2016 – Present

  • Develop and implement security procedures
  • Oversee patrolling duties performed by five security guards
  • Perform safety inspections and make sure that they are being carried out following procedures
  • Issue visitor cards to guests and verify ID Cards of employees
  • Make a quick decision on any nefarious activity

High School Diploma
Some School, Houston, TX – 2015

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