Thursday, June 12, 2008

Security Resumes

A security resume should reflect excellent communication, interpersonal and analytical skills. In addition to this demonstrate an aptitude for developing new skills and the ability to implement them immediately making an effective contribution to new employment. Other important requirements for a security resume are as follows. Objective :

Clear objective of a security resume should be tailored to the specific job for which you are applying.

Focus on the following areas :
  • Skills
  • Areas of expertise
  • Certifications
  • Accomplishments
Background/Experience :

Provide details as a prospective employer with evidence of your expertise, knowledge and experience and the many skills you have developed throughout your career. Attributes honed in the security oriented job include dedication, leadership, teamwork, positive work ethic and cross-functional skills.

Training/Courses :

Provide detail on training and courses undertaken throughout your career that have enhanced your experience and skills and which will be of immense value in your new position.

Accomplishments/Achievements :

Detail specific achievements and areas where you have excelled throughout your career. Detail your daily activities and responsibilities as you create a detailed profile of your potential for a prospective employer.

Some of the other useful tips are :
  • Start sentences with action verbs.
  • Quantify your experience whenever possible, citing figures that demonstrate progress due directly to your work.
  • Limit your resume to no more than two pages
  • Organize education and employment in reverse chronological order.
  • List accomplishments whenever possible rather than just describing duties.
  • Give attention to the attractiveness and clarity of the resume.

Sample Security Resume

Checkout our sample security resumes below :


Seeking Senior Management Professional assignments in Security Management, Vigilance, Fraud Detection In Manufacturing & Telecom Sectors.

Professional Profile
A competent professional with nearly 22 years of association with Delhi Police. Currently designated as Inspector in CISF.

Adroit at:

  • Managerial, Supervisory Functions, Planning & Implementation
  • Law & Order Control, Security Functions
  • Case Investigation, Grievance redress, Fraud Control
  • Investigations, Modern Industrial Security, Man Management

Proficiency Forte

  • Strategy Planning
  • Conceptualising and implementing safety procedures and systems across the designated area of operations to ensure safe work environment.
  • Undertaking complete surveillance of area inside and surrounding to ensure total protection of company property

Security Operations

  • Examining in detail the existing rules and procedures of the Organisation with a view to eliminate or minimise the scope for corruption or malpractices;
  • Identifying the sensitive/corruption prone spots in the Organisation and keep an eye on personnel.
  • Planning and enforcing surprise inspections and regular inspections to detect the system failures and existence of corruption or malpractices;
  • Maintaining proper surveillance on officers of doubtful integrity; and
  • Overseeing security operations entailing regularization of visitor’s entry / exit to the factory premises and traffic inside and out side premises.
  • Patrolling key areas inside the plant location, preventing and detecting signs of intrusion and ensuring security of doors, windows, and gates.

Vigilance / Investigations

  • Planning, directing and controlling activities & resources for investigations on Corporates geared towards identifying corruption & malpractices and facilitating the institution of corrective measures.
  • Collecting and communicating intelligence, carry out verification of information, map deviations for Corrective and Preventive Actions.
  • Liaising with Government Agencies, Institutions, Corporates, Law Enforcement Agencies for collation of information pertaining to investigation of cases.

General Administration
Providing assistance to top management in day to day administration of the department as well as in selection, training and evaluation of performance of security personnel
Liaising with local authorities, Police, RTO, political leaders and neighbouring units as well as other external agencies.
Writing reports of daily activities and irregularities, such as equipment or property damage, theft, presence of unauthorized persons, or unusual occurrences.

Quality Assurance

  • Supervising implementation of ISO 9001: 2000 system in the organisation as well as monitoring the same in security department.
  • Training and guiding teams on towards identifying factors critical to quality, reducing process variation, improving capabilities & increasing stability.

Police Functions
Maintenance of Law and order during festivals, elections, communal and social disturbances, natural calamities.
Internal Security.
Enquiring into non-cognizable cases, accidental deaths, accidental fires, etc.
Enquiring about missing persons.
Escorting the treasury, prisoners, juvenile offenders, run-away girls.
Verification of character, antecedents and records for issuance of passports, arms licenses and other licenses, for government employment, domestic servants whenever required, etc.
Implementation of various social legislations aimed for protecting the weaker sections of the society and monitoring their social status.

Career Highlights
With CISF Since 1985
As In charge CIW and Reserve Inspector, CISF Group HQrs, Allahabad

Career Path
Assistant Sub-Inspector, Central Industrial Security Force in 1985
Sub-Inspector/Executive (Direct Entry) in 1987
Inspector (Exe) in 1998
Inspector of Police (On deputation basis from CISF) in 2002
Inspector Executive (CISF) in 2007

Spearheading the entire gamut of operations encompassing Budgeting, Recruitment, Training & Deployment, Site Management, Liaison, Intelligence & Vigilance.
Joined Farakka Barrange Project, WB as Assistant Sub-Inspector, Central Industrial Security Force.
In 1986, underwent training in Accts & Establishment at CISF Hqrs, New Delhi.
Undertook Initial/Basic & other Training in CISF & CBI as Executive.

Trainings Purview:

  • Underwent Basic Training in CISF as Sub-Inspector at National Industrial Security Academy (NISA), Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (1987 Batch).
  • Underwent in Service Training Crime & Intelligence at CISF HQrs, New Delhi
  • Qualified in Promotion Cadre Course for SI to Inspector at CISF, RTC, Deoli.
  • Qualified in Basic Intelligence Course for SI to Commandant at BSF “G” Training School, New Delhi

Qualified the re-orientation Course for Inspectors of Police and Dy.SsP on deputation to CBI, at CBI Academy, Ghaziabad.
Attended the Course for the Investigation of Cyber Crimes at CBI Academy, Ghaziabad and course on Investigation of Banking & Insurance Fraud cases.

As Sub-Inspector (Exe) in CISF
Performed duties of Sub-Inspector (Exe) in CISF as Shift In-Charge of the Plant Security, Quarter Master, Liaison with Local Civil Authorities like Police and other Law Enforcing Agencies.
Performed as In-charge Crime & Int. Wing of the different CISF Units.
Facilitated collection of Sensitive Intelligence and performed the duties of Company Commander and carried out secret enquiries.
Performed duties across the following Organizations
Hindustan Zinc Limted, Zawar Mines, Udaipur, Rajasthan
Rihand Hydel Power Project, Pipri, (UP)
IISCO, Burnpur
DCC, Dankuni, WB

As Inspector (Exe) in CISF
Performed the duties of Company Commander & Over-All In Charge of the security of the Plant at OIL, Pumping Station, Bongaigaon, Assam under OPS, Noonmati, Guwahati.
Worked as Inspector Vigilance in the Vigilance Branch of CISF HQrs, New Delhi.
Carried out many secret enquiries of the vigilance branch of CISF HQrs, associated with different assignments like framing of Contingency Plans in CISF Units and Disaster Management etc.

As Inspector of Police in CBI
Selected as Inspector of Police in Central Bureau of Investigation in 2002 on deputation basis and posted at CBI, Special Crime Branch, Kolkata.
Associated with the investigation of several important cases of CBI, Special Crime Branch, Kolkata.
Independently investigated cases of Frauds in Insurance and Telecom Sectors and charge-sheeted the cases on completion of the investigation.
Presently working in the same capacity in CBI, Anti Corruption Branch and investigated cases of insurance frauds and charge-sheeted the offenders before the concerned court of laws.
Remained associated with many important cases of CBI, ACB, Kolkata. Also associated with and carried out many trap cases against the Govt. Servants and carried out searches and seizures of important cases.
Rewarded by many Senior IPS and Cadre Officers for exemplary performance of duties and performances in Crime & Intelligence, Sports, setting up of Computerized Information System in CISF(ES).
Also rewarded by the Sector IsG and DG, CISF during the 17 years tenure in CISF.
Rewarded several times in CBI for investigation of Cases, Search & arrest of Absconders, Criminals/Accused persons, carrying out search & seizure, collection of highly reliable evidences and in trap cases by several Senior IPS Officers.

Education & Credentials

B.Com From University of Calcutta in 1982
Computer Literate

Personal Vitae
Date of Birth: 10th January, 1962.
Permanent Address: 407, Indira Road, Post: Konnagar, Dist. Hooghly, West Bengal - 712 235
Correspondence Address: Inspector, Office of the Group Commandant

Nagar, Karelli, Allahabad - 16 (U.P.)
Languages Known: Bengali, English & Hindi

Resources - Sample Security Resume

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