Joseph Howard

Security professional with over 5 years of experience providing security for client property and personnel.Security professional with over 5 years of experience providing security for client property and personnel.Security professional with over 5 years of experience providing security for client property and personnel.
Freehold, NJ
j.howard@gmail.com
(732) 223-8267
Work Experience

Security Guard, Freehold Mall

Freehold, NJ November 2018 Present
  • Challenge suspicious individuals and contact authorities regarding illegal activities.
  • Act as a deterrent to trespassers.
  • Provide onsite security presence to deter, address, and report suspicious activity.
  • Responsible for meeting, greeting and directing tenants, guests, employees, and visitors.
  • Verify and record visitor information; control access at the property.
  • Monitor CCTV monitors for suspicious activity; change and maintain surveillance tapes.
  • Conduct routine patrols of the premises; prevent and detect signs of intrusion/theft/vandalism, and ensure security of doors, windows and gates.
  • Circulate among visitors, patrons, and employees to preserve order and protect property.
  • Enforce property policies and procedures; investigate disturbances.

Special Events Security, Jersey Event Security Services

Newark, NJ February 2015 October 2018
  • Observed and reported activities and incidents at an assigned client site, providing for the security and safety of client property and personnel.
  • Made periodic patrols to check for irregularities and to inspect protection devices and fire control equipment.
  • Preserved order and acted to enforce regulations and directives for the site pertaining to personnel, visitors, and premises.
  • Controlled access to client site or facility through the admittance process
  • Protected evidence in the event of accidents, emergencies, and security investigations.
  • Prepared logs and reports as required

Security Guard, Garden State Community Hospital

New Jersey, State August 2013 January 2015
  • Responded to inquiries and requests for assistance from visitors, team members and patients.
  • Patrolled and surveyed hospital buildings and grounds.
  • Notified management of facility status, activities and any problems.
  • Monitored entrances, verified passes and issued appropriate ID badges.
  • Confronted unauthorized persons, as needed.
  • Reported all fire hazards and safety violations.
  • Escorted hospital personnel, as required.
  • Investigated, reported on, and documented incidents.
  • Secured offices, storage areas and other facilities. Secured patient property and documents accordingly.
  • Maintained lost and found items.
  • Monitored and controlled vehicular traffic on campus and enforced parking regulations.
  • Performed banking and other messenger duties, and assisted medical personnel, as required.
Skills
Security Training, Firearm Management, Customer Service, Camera Operations, Personnel Safety, Investigative Analysis, Reporting & Documentation
Hobbies
Cycling, Rock Climbing, Gym, Traveling
Education

North Bergen High School

Bergen County, New Jersey2009 2013