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Safety Officer Security Guard

Burnaby, BC, Canada
February 20, 2020

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Fred E. Swindells, Jr. B.Sc. Dipl. T.

#** **** ****** ***., *******, B.C. V3N-1T5 Home: 604-***-****



*Currently have an Occupational First Aid Level 2 License

*Certified in Level 2 Biohazard containment, WHMIS, TDG, and FoodSafe

*Identifying the laboratory supplies and services needed to perform a wide variety of research techniques

*Creating engaging advertising copy for laboratory supply company

*Operation, maintenance, and repair of the Abbott AxSym analyser

*Operation and maintenance of the Roche Ampliprep and Cobas Amplicor

*Training other employees in maintenance procedures

*Establishing and maintaining human and monkey cell lines

*Familiar with the theory and operation of common lab equipment including (but not limited to): light microscopes; biocontainment hoods, centrifuges, incubators, and autoclaves

*Familiar with the operation of professional video and audio equipment including multiple makes of cameras

*Proficient with software such as NLE software (Roxio Creator and Adobe Premiere), MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and Publisher), and multiple medical records databases

*Previously held position of Lab Safety Officer at St. Paul’s Hospital


Diploma of Technology (Biotechnology) with Honours British Columbia Institute of Technology, Burnaby, B.C.

School of Engineering Valedictorian June, 1997

Included: microbiology; molecular genetics; biochemistry; animal & plant cell biology; lab safety; process systems; management & regulatory affairs; and technical communications

Bachelor of Science (Cell Biology)

University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C. May, 1989

Included: microbiology; immunogenetics; biochemistry; animal development; zoology; medical genetics; botany; and some graduate level courses


*Served as vice president of strata council from 2003 to 2007

*Performed first aid, life guarded, and served as a counselor at boy's camps from 1997 to 2004

*Donate blood regularly (more than 130 donations since 1983)


Facebook (I have 5000 friends), hiking, solving crossword puzzles, collecting National Geographic magazines

Fred E. Swindells, Jr. B.Sc. Dipl. T.



Security guard

Paladin Security May 2017 – Present

* Maintain security of staff, patients, and visitors at Holy Family Hospital


Mad Science Dec. 2016 - Present

*Conduct a series of shows and workshops to educate elementary school children about chemistry, physics, and biology in an entertaining and memorable way

On-Site Coordinator

VWR International in Vancouver, B.C. Jan. 2014 – May 2016

* Analysed the research activities of 25 labs and matched these needs to VWR's products and services

* Created and managed storeroom inventory of lab supplies and delivered same promptly when ordered

* Performed multiple clerical duties while stationed in spinal cord centre reception area

* Created engaging advertising that increased company revenues

* Coordinated all biological and chemical waste disposal for spinal cord centre


Livia Lunch in Burnaby, B.C. Apr. 2013 – Oct. 2013

* Attracted the attention of passers-by via waving the company sign

Event Specialist

Crossmark Events in New Westminster, B.C. Jan. 2013 – Dec. 2013

* Promoted a wide variety of products in Wal-Mart stores via samples and demonstrations


Urban Furniture in Burnaby, B.C. Oct. 2012 – Apr. 2014

* Attracted the attention of passers-by via waving the company sign

* Watched the store and assisted customers with purchasing decisions

Production Technologist

Stero-Chrom in Burnaby, B.C. June 2012 – Sep. 2012

* Performed ELISA analyses of various samples for the presence of multiple steroid hormones

Movie Producer

Annoying Moose Entertainment, Inc. in Burnaby, B.C. Jan. 2011 – June. 2012

* Wrote, produced, and directed the award-winning movie “The Husband Chair”

Virology Technologist

Diagnostic Virology and Reference Laboratory in Vancouver, B.C. May 2000 – May 2011

* Analysed patient blood and tissue samples for the presence of various viruses and antibodies

* Responsible for minor repairs of Abbott AxSym and ordering of its supplies

* Trained other employees in maintenance procedures of the AxSym

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