Gregory T Cavanaugh

622 Greir Ave 2nd Fl, Elizabeth, New Jersey 07202 (908) 737-8863

OBJECTIVE: I am a professional and qualified Security Guard/Officer with a wealth of experience in door operations. I enjoy dealing with the public, resolving conflict and defusing volatile situations before they escalate. Professionally presented, with good interpersonal skills and effective crowd control strategies, I am seeking employment with a high profile security organization where I can continue to contribute to public safety, a position that fully utilizes my experience and abilities.

Key qualifications include:

Ability to follow written and verbal instructions

Knowledgeable of safety guidelines related to security work

Extensive experience working with county jails as a detention officer

In-depth knowledge of practices and procedures for the protection and safekeeping of inmates


CCA- Elizabeth Detention Center Elizabeth, NJ 2001-Present

Detention Officer

Prepare and maintain detention-related records and reports.

Ensure that all rules and regulations are followed by all.

Provide lifesaving care in case of emergencies as well as first aid.

Deports and pickups at major Airports (Newark and JFK).

Pickup and Transport of detainees at ALL local jails.

Trinitas Hospital Elizabeth, NJ 1996 - 2001

Security Guard

Highly skilled in performing patrol duties within assigned areas to guard against theft, vandalism and fire.

Transporting of documents, specimens, employees and patients.

Trained other newly hired guards.

Well-versed in using different alarms for security purposes.

Practical approach of observing all activities at premises and reporting any suspicious circumstances.

Adept at handling emergency situations effectively; medical emergencies, accidents and other threats.

Education/Professional Training & Certifications

Current CPR and First Aid Certification, ACA Certified

References furnished upon request

  • ID#: 85255
  • Location: Elizabeth, NJ , 07202

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