Security guard sample resume

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Reggie Cooper

74 Necklace St
Kingstown NSW 2334
T: (02) 9182 9999
M: 0490 533 712
E: [email protected]

Professional Summary

I am a professional and qualified security guard with a wealth of experience in door operations. I enjoy dealing with the public, resolving conflict and defusing volatile situations before they escalate. Professionally presented, with good interpersonal skills and effective crowd control strategies, I am seeking employment with a high profile security organisation where I can continue to contribute to public safety.


Certificate II in Security Operations
Sydney, NSW
Graduated: 2009
School Certificate
Dooradorn, NSW
Dooradorn High School
Graduated: 2007

Employment History

November 2009 – Present
Security Guard, Peppy Sarsaparilla Nightclub
Darlington, NSW


  • Perform static day and night door operations
  • Perform inspections of personnel and confiscate illicit substances
  • Exercise club exclusion policy
  • Perform conflict resolution
  • Apprehend or evict trespassers
  • Monitor the integrity of property boundaries
  • Protect patrons and staff from injury or threat
  • Contact police or emergency services when necessary
  • Perform lock and security checks
  • Administer first aid when necessary


  • Correctly identified and confiscated prohibited items on many occasions
  • Developed greater skill in identifying potential troublemakers and de-escalating potentially volatile situations
January 2008 – October 2009
Security Guard, The Laundry Club
Drover, NSW


  • Performed static nightly door operations
  • Questioned and/or inspected suspicious customers and personnel
  • Contacted police or emergency services when necessary
  • Helped ensure safety of customers
  • Defused volatile situations before they escalated


  • Prevented many small incidents from escalating
  • Honed skills in conflict resolution, weapon disablement and crowd control

Other Qualifications

  • Driver’s licence, class C
  • Current NSW security certificate
  • Current first aid certificate

Personal Interests

My interests include fitness and weights, NRL, motorbikes and motorsports.


Bobby Schmidt
Peppy Sarsaparilla
T: (02) 9999 0000
E: [email protected]
Sue Denim
The Laundry Club
T: (02) 6666 6666
E: [email protected]
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