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Pat Rollin

25 Breach St
Cantrun NT 0823
T: (08) 6872 8441
M: 0422 222 221
E: [email protected]

Professional Overview

I am a professional and qualified security officer with five years experience on the ground. A diligent and responsible worker, I work well in both static and mobile work modes. It is my hope to secure in-house employment with a well-established and respected security contractor.


Certificate III in Security Operations
Darwin, NT
Graduated: 2007


Higher School Certificate
Codered, NT
Codered High School
Graduated: 2005

Work Experience

February 2009 – May 2012
Security Officer, Biota
Darwin, NT


  • Both mobile and static day and night surveillance operations
  • Boom gate inspections of vehicles and personnel
  • Investigate disturbances
  • Apprehend or evict trespassers
  • Monitor the integrity of property boundaries
  • Contact operations centre and direct personnel in the event of an emergency
  • Monitor CCTV
  • Contact police or emergency services when necessary
  • Report on activities on a nightly basis
  • Perform checks of locks, lights, phones and security equipment
  • Assist in training of security team


  • Received certificate of appreciation from management for diligence
  • Dealt effectively and professionally with trespassers and perpetrators on numerous occasions
  • Conducted security briefings with all personnel
October 2007 – February 2009
Security Guard, Lustre Pearls
Broome, WA


  • Performed static daily door operations
  • Inspected customers and store personnel when necessary
  • Monitored the safety and integrity of store property
  • Apprehended suspects or perpetrators
  • Contacted police or emergency services when necessary
  • Helped ensure safety of customers
  • Completed regular reports on activities
  • Diffused volatile situations before they happened
  • Escorted merchandise from workshop to store


  • Oversaw a 12-month period of zero theft at the store – a first in the business’s 20-year history
  • Prevented threats to staff on several occasions

Other Qualifications

  • Current first aid certificate
  • Driver’s licence, class C
  • Aikido black belt
  • Krav Maga practitioner

Personal Interests

My interests include fitness, martial arts and game fishing.


Arnie Frisk
Head of Security operations
T: 08) 9999 0000
E: [email protected]
Terri Bull
Store Manager
Lustre Pearls
T: (08) 6666 6666
E: [email protected]
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