If you are keen on security and ensuring that buildings, people or valuables are safe, then this could be a good role for you. You will need to have a responsible and mature attitude and approach to life to do this kind of role.
An example CV is below for you to use as a guide:
CV Example: Security Guard
I am a very responsible and mature thinking individual who is very keen on protecting and ensuring the area, person or property I am protecting is kept safe at all times.
I thoroughly enjoy my work as a Security Guard and have been responsible for guarding many different aspects including bars, pubs and clubs and also property and people with valuables. I am a self motivated individual who can work well on my own initiative as well as part of a team and I have had experience in both areas.
I am a positive person who likes to see the best in people but understand that in my role, you have to be guarded and careful on the property or person you are responsible for. I enjoy the responsibility and am looking to continue my career for a long time to come.
Date to Date or To Date – Security Guard – Where?
In my role as Security Guard, I am responsible for ensuring the safety of everything around me and my duties are as follows:
patrolling, securing and monitoring the premises
monitoring the CCTV and ensuring it is working well and up to date recording
guarding valuables, money etc within the building
ensuring that visitors are checked before and after entry and are appropriately signed in and out
performing regular walk about checks outside and inside
updates with colleagues on swopping over shifts
Ensuring the paperwork is kept up to date and accurate records kept
Liaising with the police and other authorities and doing reports and acting as a witness.
College, School – For all include titles/subjects and qualifications.
Any security courses, how to handle yourself, equipment, any training you may have had relevant.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Computer skills – MS Office, Excel??? – Think about the records you will be keeping and how this will be done, using a computer and/or manually.
Any other training courses or relevant qualifications to a job that you are looking for? College?
HOBBIES & INTERESTS
What do you like to do outside of work?
Available on request.