There are many different security roles — from physical security and police officers to cybersecurity and executive protection.
When resume writing for a security job, it’s important that your document complies with applicant tracking systems (ATS) and that it is keyword rich with security-specific keywords and key phrases.
Going this extra step will ensure that your resume gets into the right hands and keeps you from job searching for longer than necessary.
Here’s a good list of relevant security keywords to get you started:
Keywords For Security Roles
- Vulnerability Management
- Breach Avoidance/Policies
- End-User Training
- Data Integrity
- Malware/Firewall Protection
- Internet of Things (IoT)
Executive Protection/Physical Security —
- Access Controls
- Surveillance Systems
- Breach Detection
- Hardening Measures (e.g. fencing, locks)
- Disaster Recovery
- Biometric Screening/Fingerprinting
Military Security —
- Suspect Investigations/Detainment
- Perimeter/Facility Patrols
- Risk Assessments
- Psych Operations (PsyOps)
- Antiterrorism Tactics
- National Security
Police Officers —
- Emergency Response
- Crime Prevention
- Traffic Control
- Asset/Population Protection
- Evidence Collection/Management
- Conflict Resolution
Resume Example For Military Security Professional
51691 Westlake Drive, Dayton, OH 45424
(937) 505-6188 | [email protected] | linkedin.com/in/gary_graham
HIGHLY TRAINED & SEASONED SECURITY PROFESSIONAL
Explosive Ordnance Detection (EOD) / Foreign Munitions Technical Security / Safety Trained / MOS (55 Delta) / Experienced Train-the-Trainer
Military trained security professional with knowledge surrounding domestic and foreign conventional, nuclear, chemical, and improvised explosive devices. Recipient of countless awards recognizing special assignments and “advanced” intelligence and security procedures.
Entrusted protector who has demonstrated team organization, operations logistics, security checklist procedures, and implementation, staff training, securing classified information and technical application.
SPECIALTY SECURITY SKILLS
Bomb Threat & Biological Warfare Protection
Training Security Personnel on Detection, Disposal, and Emergency Procedures
Perimeter Analysis, Security & Quarantine Procedures and Setup
EXPLOSIVE ORDNANCE DISPOSAL TECHNICIAN
SECURITY – NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICER
U.S. ARMY, 1989 – 1994
Developed and implemented security, protection, and detection training material. Instructed federal, state, and local law enforcement (up to 250 participants) on “Bomb Threat Protection,” “Bomb Detection,” and “Emergency Response Procedures.”
Team leader on U.S. Secret Service and State Department missions, protecting the President, Vice Presidents, and foreign dignitaries.
Supported military and federal authorities (FBI, DEA, Secret Service, and U.S. Customs) concerning bomb squad support.
Explosion Ordnance Refresher Course
Explosion Ordnance Disposal School, Phase I-IV
Certificate, Bomb Technician Investigation
Certificate, Joint Nuclear Explosive Ordnance Disposal
Logistics Executive, ElectronicsRUs, Huber Heights, OH, 2000 – present
Oversee 40 employees consisting of supervisors, logistics and backroom personnel. Monitor and train on-site staff members concerning store policies and procedures. In charge of tracking and securing $25 million worth of inventory — $150,000 received and signed for on a daily basis.
Sales Manager, Electronics Store, Columbus / Dayton, OH, 1996 – 2000
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