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Security Guard

Phoenix, Arizona, United States
October 22, 2016

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Edward Ambar Litchfield Park, Az. ***** Mobile : 602-***-****


Highly seasoned and reliable Hospital Security Guard with an excellent service record in assuring facility security and safety. Exceptional skills in handling violent or agitated individuals calmly and effectively. Able to coordinate well with police firefighters and other emergency personnel as needed, (property, people, money, etc.) from a variety of hazards (such as waste, damaged property, unsafe worker behavior, criminal activity, etc.) by utilizing preventative measures. Achieving this, by maintaining a high-visibility presence to deter illegal and inappropriate actions, observing (either directly, through patrols, or by watching alarm systems or video cameras) for signs of crime, fire or disorder; then taking action to minimize damage (example: warning and escorting trespassers off property) and reporting any incidents to their client and emergency response services as appropriate. Skilled with security team, organization, management, and Human Relations applications.


Co Owner Sparrow Security LLC

March 2015 – Present (1 year 8 months)

Our goal is to provide you with one-source security solutions. Whether in areas affecting human, financial, or physical resources, our objective is to protect assets and reduce exposure to loss. Our patrol approach is designed to provide professional assistance to our clients in developing, staffing and operating a security program. If there is an existing program, we work with the client in every way.

Abrazo-Paradise Valley Hospital 8/2013-8/2014 Security Team Lead Trained new hire guards on various posts throughout the hospital environment. Responsible for responding to any combative patient, possible abduction, or other critical emergency response needs. Greetings incoming ambulance and other emergency response vehicles. Answered emergency response codes and reports as needed. Open communication and coordination with funeral homes for morgue pick-ups. Direct quarantine, 1:1, with behavioral health patients during emergency detaining.

Veteran Security 8/2008-8/2013 Security Supervisor Supervised and trained guards at various posts. Greeted customer and new security clients. Established relationship and rapport with new clients and residents in secured areas. Answer incoming calls from clients with potential issues and requests. Mobile patrols and monitor 25-30 posts nightly and to check on posted guards and/or respond to security alarms.

Worked as a patrol guard/ emergency response at the various locations:

Macerich Security 2009-2012 Secures premises and personnel by patrolling property; monitoring surveillance equipment; inspecting buildings, equipment, and access points; permitting entry. Obtains help by sounding alarms. Prevents losses and damage by reporting irregularities; informing violators of policy and procedures; restraining trespassers.

Abrazo-Phoenix Memorial 2007-2008 Controls traffic by directing drivers. Completes reports by recording observations, information, occurrences, and surveillance activities; interviewing witnesses; obtaining signatures.

Valley Protection Services 2005-2007 Maintains environment by monitoring and setting building and equipment controls. Maintains organization's stability and reputation by complying with legal requirements.

Blackstone Security 2000-2005 Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; evaluating new equipment and techniques. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Maricopa County Health Center 2006-2009 Provides security measures during involuntary and voluntary admissions to the psychiatric hospital to ensure the safety of personnel. Ensures patients are restrained if they become abusive to personnel. Attends committal hearings to provide security to patients and personnel. Responds to emergency codes to assist and manage combative patients to ensure the safety of patients and personnel. Responds to out of control (code green) pages to assist in de-escalating patients and preventing a physical confrontation. Prevents patients from harming themselves or others by physically restraining them. Assists in preventing violent outbursts by providing added security to the units before patients become combative. Responds to medical codes (code blue) by escorting emergency personnel and vehicles to the unit or site.

Certifications: Reactive Defense Tactics

Starting March 2011

MSO Levels 1 thru 4

Starting March 2011

Arizona POST Defensive Tactics Training

State of Arizona

Starting January 2007

Taser M/X26 Certification

Starting January 2007

First Aid/CPR

Starting January 2007

Certified Arizona Guard

Starting January 2007

Education : 6/1998 Saint Augustine High School

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