Writing a great guard resume is important because it is one of the first things a potential employer will see when they are considering you for a position. It is your opportunity to make a good first impression and sell yourself as the best candidate for the job.

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If you're looking for inspiration when it comes to drafting your own guard resume, look no further than the samples below. These resumes will help you highlight your experience and qualifications in the most effective way possible, giving you the best chance of landing the guard job you're after.

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Aletha Salami | (176) 848-7859 | Bennington, VT


I have over 1 year of experience as a Guard. I am responsible for providing security and protection services to my clients. I have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, which allow me to effectively interact with people from all walks of life. I am also physically fit and able to handle any situation that may arise.


Guard at Chubb, VTApr 2022 - Present

  • Successfully apprehended and detained a shoplifter in accordance with company policy.
  • Prevented an altercation between two customers from escalating by diffusing the situation and calling for backup.
  • Successfully completed all required security training courses, including first aid certification.
  • Regularly patrols assigned area to identify potential safety hazards or security risks.
  • Prepares detailed reports of any incidents that occur during shift.

Security Guard at Fireman's Fund, VTAug 2021 - Mar 2022

  • Monitored and reported suspicious activity to the appropriate authorities.
  • Patrolled assigned areas on foot or in vehicle.
  • Wrote detailed reports of daily activities and irregularities, such as property damage, theft, presence of unauthorized persons or unusual occurrences.
  • Responded to alarms by investigating and determining the cause.
  • Assisted individuals with directions or other inquiries.


High School Diploma at Champlain Valley Union High School, Hinesburg, VTAug 2017 - May 2021

I've learned how to manage my time, how to study effectively, and how to take tests.


  • Firearm safety
  • First aid
  • Arrest procedures
  • Use of force continuum
  • Emergency response protocols
  • Active listening
  • Report writing

Elodia Hartpence | (257) 267-2261 | Portland, OR


I have over 1 year of experience as a Guard. I am responsible for ensuring the safety and security of my assigned area. I patrol regularly, monitor activities, and investigate suspicious behavior. In the event of an emergency, I am also responsible for contacting authorities and coordinating evacuation procedures.


Guard at Allied Universal, ORMay 2022 - Present

  • Apprehended a total of 12 shoplifters and successfully detained them until the police arrived.
  • Patrolled the premises for 8 hours straight without taking any breaks.
  • Was commended by the store manager for being extra vigilant during my shift.
  • Helped to resolve a dispute between two customers calmly and efficiently.
  • Wrote up 4 incident reports detailing incidents that occurred during my shift.

Security Guard at Securitas, ORJul 2021 - Apr 2022

  • Successfully apprehended a shoplifter and turned them over to the police.
  • Successfully diffused a fight between two customers.
  • Kept watch over the store and spotted a suspicious person loitering near the entrance; contacted authorities and the individual was arrested for trespassing.
  • Regularly conducted security rounds of the premises, checking for any potential safety hazards or breaches.


High School Diploma at Grant High School, Portland, ORAug 2017 - May 2021

I've learned to be organized, to manage my time, and to study effectively.


  • Firearm safety
  • First aid
  • Crowd control
  • Emergency response
  • Report writing
  • Investigation techniques
  • Surveillance