Sample Cargo Ship Security Officer Resume

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James Tripp
1596 Caldwell Road
Rochester, NY 14613

Job Objective Loyal and dedicated employee seeking Cargo Ship Security Officer Position with well-established firm that will utilize my skills to their fullest potential.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Huge experience in supervising a cargo ship as a security officer
  • Exceptional knowledge of cargo ships
  • Wide knowledge of the Marine Corps’ deployment processes, amphibious embarkation
  • Familiarity with combat cargo operations and DOD acquisition processes
  • Ability to perform all kind of physical work
  • Ability to maintain good relationship with team members
  • Ability to lift at least 25 lbs
  • Ability to maintain good hygiene and appearance at all times

Professional Experience:

Cargo Ship Security Guard
McRoberts Protective Agency, Rochester, NY
January 2007 – Present


  • Inspected ships regularly and ensured appropriate security at all times.
  • Supervised efficient implementation of Ship Security Plan and performed regular audits on same.
  • Coordinated with port security officers and ship personnel in handling all cargo.
  • Analyzed and recommended changes and necessary modifications to plan.
  • Performed regular internal audits and informed about any deficiencies on same.
  • Ensured appropriate training to all shipboard personnel.
  • Maintained and calibrated security equipment on ship.
  • Administered and searched baggage of all crew member disembarking ship.

Cargo Ship Security Guard
Port of Vancouver, Rochester, NY
July 2002 – December 2007


  • Investigated any arguments between crew and guests and provided necessary resolutions.
  • Prepared necessary reports for investigation and provided it to appropriate personnel.
  • Managed Safety and Environmental Management Systems according to necessary emergency plans.
  • Maintained security log books for vessels and ensured regular update of same.
  • Trained and assigned duties to each security guard stationed at vessel.
  • Initiated a list of authorized personnel on cargo ship.


High School Diploma
Theodore Roosevelt High School, Gary, IN

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