Close Protection Officer Resume Samples

Close Protection Officers are hired to watch, track and maintain the profile of high-end clients. The job description entails ensuring the safety and security of high-profile customers, including celebrities, corporate heads, and officers. The job duties vary based on the needs of the client, however, the following are certain common tasks mentioned on the Close Protection Officer Resume – identifying and assessing potential threats to high-profile customers, taking measures to prevent or mitigate such threats; conducting risk assessments, conducting surveillance and monitoring suspicious activities, developing emergency response plans, and liaising with law enforcement or security team when needed.

Hiring employers pick resumes denoting the following skills – attention to detail, the ability to remain alert for long periods, strong knowledge of security protocols, physical fitness, and endurance, and strong decision-making skills. A high school diploma or GED is required. Completion of a recognized certification relevant to the post is preferred. Prior work experience in the military or security may be beneficial.

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Associate Close Protection Officer Resume

Objective : As an Associate Close Protection Officer, responsible for Protecting the assigned property from physical threats, Constantly monitoring assigned areas to ensure complete security from any imminent threats, and Installing and monitoring surveillance equipment.

Skills : Proactiveness, Assertiveness, Listening.

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Description :

  1. Delegated the appropriate responsibility, accountability, and decision-making authority. 
  2. Made sure that roles, responsibilities, and reporting lines are clear to each staff member. 
  3. Accurately judged the amount of time and resources needed to accomplish a task and matches the task to skills. 
  4. Monitored progress against milestones and deadlines Regularly discussed the performance and provided feedback and coaching to staff. 
  5. Encouraged risk-taking and supports creativity and initiative. 
  6. Actively supported the development and career aspirations of staff and Appraised performance fairly.
  7. Experienced and proficient in the use of close protection weapons, communications, surveillance equipment, and vehicles are required.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Fresher
Education
Education
High school diploma


Assistant Close Protection Officer Resume

Objective : As an Assistant Close Protection Officer, Performed surveillance of all venues, buildings, and open areas for dangerous materials and suspicious people, accompanied person-in-change on business and social trips, and Acted as driver cum security officer for the assigned person.

Skills : Threat Assessment, Risk Analysis.

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Description :

  1. Coordinated with local authorities during close protection operations.
  2. Conducted advance work and implemented pre-established security arrangements.
  3. Assumed overall responsibility for the safety and security of designated areas.
  4. Patrolled designated areas in accordance with outlined security procedures.
  5. Identified potential security risks and respond accordingly.
  6. Completed incident reports and required documentation for all security incidents.
  7. Ensured all employees and visitors have proper credentials for accessing buildings (ID badges and passes).
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Fresher
Education
Education
High school diploma


Junior Close Protection Officer Resume

Objective : As a Junior Close Protection Officer, worked without any supervision and direct their behaviors and actions, and Ensured their own morale and productivity to provide flawless protection to you.

Skills : Physical Fitness, Defensive Tactics.

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Description :

  1. Conducted close protection operations for a Senior UN Official.
  2. Remained within the proximity of the Senior UN Official at all times and implements mitigating measures to preserve his/her security, safety, and well-being.
  3. Spoke and wrote clearly and effectively; listened to others, correctly interprets messages from others, and responds appropriately; asked questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailored language, tone, style, and format to match audience; demonstrated openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
  4. Experienced in multiple high-risk countries, acting as a close protection officer and/or Close Protection Team Leader is desirable.
  5. Responded to emergencies and incidents within designated areas promptly and according to policy
  6. Assisted employees and visitors with any concerns they might have and Escalated emergency situations to law enforcement as needed Monitored alarms and security cameras.
  7. Responded to safety and security threats, and established a security presence. 
 
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
High school diploma

Senior Close Protection Officer Resume

Summary : As a Senior Close Protection Officer, established and maintained a safe working environment in which a Principal can live and work whilst continuously minimizing risk.

Skills : Communication, Firearms Proficiency Certified Protection Professional (CPP).

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Description :

  1. Remained vigilant and alert in case of threat to the Senior UN Official.
  2. Maintained effective and efficient security coverage for the working office and personal residence of the Senior UN Official.
  3. Conducted and coordinated protection operations for the Panel Members/SESGY and other Senior UN officials (SUNOs).
  4. Remained within the proximity of the principal at all times and implements mitigating measures to preserve his/her security and safety.
  5. Remained vigilant and alert in case of any threat to the protected person and acts accordingly.
  6. Conducted all close protection operations as outlined in the UNDSS Manual of Guidance and policies on close protection Operations.
  7. Coordinated activities with relevant parties and interlocutors including other appropriate security organizations as required.
 
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
High school diploma

Close Protection Officer Resume

Objective : As a Close Protection Officer, Experienced in conducting physical security inspections of UN, government, or INGO facilities, guard force management, and the monitoring, evaluation, and improvement of such facilities' safety and security measures is desirable.

Skills : Certified Close Protection Officer (CCPO), Planning.

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Description :

  1. Managed all close protection equipment to ensure its operational readiness and carries all issued equipment while on duty.
  2. Contributed to pre-deployment briefings and Assisted in training sessions on close protection matters to keep abreast with current tactics and techniques.
  3. Proactively participated in the efforts to develop and enhance the work of the OSESGY Security section, especially in her/his own areas of expertise.
  4. Contributed to the efforts to establish a Comprehensive Security Approach for the Office of SESG Yemen, especially in maintaining and enhancing the safety and security at the offices and guesthouses where POE and OSESG Yemen staff work and live.
  5. Conducted close protection operations as outlined in the UN close protection policies and guidelines.
  6. Coordinated activities with relevant parties including the Security Operations Unit and other appropriate security organizations as required.
  7. Worked in office buildings, retail stores, hospitals, colleges, casinos, and much more.
 
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High school diploma

Close Protection Officer Resume

Objective : As a Close Protection Officer, conducted daily research to gather, assimilate, evaluate, and interpret information concerning intelligence, terrorism, and espionage threats against Customer personnel, programs, technology, and information systems and/or facilities.

Skills : Protection Officer, Planning.

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Description :

  1. Conducted routine physical inspections of facilities.
  2. Conducted and coordinated personal protection operations for the designated official when on duty.
  3. Remained vigilant and alert in case of any threat to the protected person and acts accordingly.
  4. Conducted all personal protection security operations as outlined in the UN personal protection management guidelines.
  5. Coordinated all activities with relevant parties including the Security Operations Unit and other appropriate security organizations, as required.
  6. Monitored prevailing local security conditions and trends and provide advice on security-related issues.
  7. Supervised drivers attached to the Close Protection Unit in the performance of their assigned duties.
 
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High school diploma

Close Protection Officer Resume

Objective : As a Close Protection Officer, Operated all close protection equipment to ensure equipment readiness, and Assisted in a training session on close protection subjects to keep abreast with current tactics and techniques.

Skills : Security Assistant, Dealing.

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Description :

  1. Shared credit for team accomplishments and accepted joint responsibility for team shortcomings.
  2. Operated all personal protection equipment and ensured equipment readiness.
  3. Conducted and attended training sessions on personal protection subjects.
  4. Recognized and evaluated the seriousness of threats and effectively deal with stress factors when encountered in close protection operations, Showed pride in work and in achievements. 
  5. Demonstrated professional competence and mastery of subject matter. 
  6. Showed persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remained calm in stressful situations. 
  7. Incorporated gender perspectives and ensured the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
 
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High school diploma

Close Protection Officer Resume

Objective : As a Close Protection Officer, Supervised the Close Protection Unit drivers in the performance of their assigned duties, Contributed to making a determination of equipment, facility, and supply needs based on operational requirements; ensuring the safety and protection of a company's employees, visitors, and associated property.

Skills : Planning, Team Work.

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Description :

  1. Contributed to supervising the performance of Close Protection Officers, and Close Protection Drivers.
  2. Identified gaps in existing capability and made recommendations for amendment.
  3. Monitored team equipment and ensures minimum equipment requirements are supplied, maintained, and deployed.
  4. Assisted the Close Protection Officer (Team Leader) or equivalent in drafting the Statements of Requirement and provides technical specifications for the procurement of unit and team equipment.
  5. Determined equipment, facility, and supply needs based on operational requirements.
  6. Closed Protection and Security Officers in the mission and other UN agencies.
  7. Developed clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identified priority activities and assignments.
 
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High school diploma

Close Protection Officer Resume

Objective : As a Close Protection Officer, Worked collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicited input by genuinely valuing others' ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; placed team agenda before personal agenda; supported and acted in accordance with a final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position.

Skills : Leadership, Deployment.

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Description :

  1. Prior to initiated a deployment, coordinated with representatives of mission units or departments on issues of the location, current threat, and political climate and assesses plans, coordinated, and executed close protection operations.
  2. Conducted pre-deployment briefings with the Close Protection Officers and coordinates with the staff in the office of the Senior UN Official under the Close Protection Officer (Team Leader). 
  3. Provided guidance on changes that might occur whilst on duty.
  4. Deployed CP officers, in advance, for official moves to ensure implementation of security arrangements.
  5. De-briefed CP Officers and assesses each move upon conclusion.
  6. Contributed to the forecasting, planning, and executing security training for his/her team and liaises with other UN Missions to keep abreast with current training methods.
  7. Maintained the qualification records and ensures that security officers are certified according to the UN standards.
 
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High school diploma

Close Protection Officer Resume

Objective : As a Close Protection Officer, Adjusted priorities as required; allocates the appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foreseen risks and allow for contingencies when planning; monitored and adjusted plans and actions as necessary; used time efficiently.

Skills : Monitoring, Protection Officer.

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Description :

  1. Provided advice on operational requirements within the mandated area of operations and the time of assignment.
  2. Maintained security coverage for the working office and personal residence of the Senior UN Official.
  3. Ensured that mitigating measures are in place at all times to deter or deny identified threats and to preserve the security, safety, and well-being of the Senior UN Official.
  4. Ensured that the continued effectiveness of the close protection team remains in relation to the changes in the local threat level.
  5. Conducted Close Protection Operations and Accompanied the Senior UN Official during official travels and coordinates all related security requirements.
  6. Reported to the Close Protection Officer (Team Leader) on official moves of the Senior UN Official.
  7. Liaised with relevant security focal points and briefed members of the CP Team.
 
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High school diploma