Nahid  HOSSAIN

New Brunswick, CANADA

+1 (403) 776-8000  Fax / Telecopy

+1 (506) 69-NAHID(62443)  Tel

NAHID@nahid.ca  E-Mail

 

work profile


I’m a highly skilled professional with nearly 20 years of experience operating in the security field, having spent the past decade employed with Irving Industrial Security Limited in several roles. I am presently seeking a high-value position where my unique skillset can be fully utilized and where I can continue to further my own professional development.

highlights of qualifications

 

§  Always acts with integrity and accountability

§  Adapts well to change, able to handle multiple job responsibilities simultaneously while adhering to strict deadlines, and always demonstrates diplomacy and composure in an emotionally charged situation

§  Outgoing with a sense of responsibility

§  Thrives on unique projects and tasks

§  Organized with an attention to detail

§  Trilingual in English, Bengali, and Hindi

 

§  Identifies and monitors security hazards or risks

§  Highly motivated with the innate ability to prioritize tasks to ensure that operational needs are continuously met

§  Strong communication and interpersonal skills; effectively able to build rapport, establish, and maintain key relationships

§  Influential leader that’s not afraid to take control of a situation, act in making decisions, and in delegating responsibilities as needed

work Experience


may 2008 to present


Irving Industrial Security Limited


Saint John, NB

breath alcohol technician (bat)

§  Instructed and assisted employees in the drug and alcohol testing process; operates evidential breath testing device; interacts in a communicative fashion with the employee and instantaneously provides the employee with an alcohol test result; conducts accuracy checks of the device; collects and examines urine specimen; and ensures error-free handling and transfer of specimen

security officer

§  Controlled access to establishments and directed visitors to appropriate areas; patrolled assigned areas; enforced the site rules and policies; monitored surveillance cameras; responded to alarms and other emergencies; authored reports; ensured that establishment safety and emergency procedures are followed; worked with the company health and safety committee to develop safety plans; patrolled Brunswick Pipeline


relief supervisor

§  Oversees a number of day to day responsibilities patrolling various sites to ensure site safety and supervising company and contractor security officers; resolves any work related problems in a timely fashion; handles emergency situations; and authors reports accordingly

§  Establishes work schedules and coordinated activities of security officers; Trains staff in job duties, safety procedures, and company policies, ensuring they are made aware of performance expectations

§  Leads periodic safety drills for employees and patrons in the business; maintained a customer-oriented mindset

may 2007 to mar. 2011

Admiral Investigations Atlantic Inc.

Fredericton, NB

security officer/guard and retail loss prevention officer

§  Responded to safety and security incidents; provided first aid services; contacted and relayed pertinent information to the police, fire and ambulance officials; arrested and/or banned minors, juveniles and adults; searched for and located lost and suspicious persons; and conducted inspections to ensure safety, security and compliance

§  Assisted tenants and customers with general inquiries; issued warnings and parking tags; operated the lost and found systems; and prevented and detected shoplifting and theft in retail establishments

may 2007 to nov. 2008

Canadian Corps of Commissionaires

Fredericton, NB

security officer & guard

§  Patrolled assigned areas to detect and/or prevent thefts, vandalism and fire; enforced regulations of establishments; checked age identification of patrons; resolved conflict situations; maintained order on the premises; authored reports; and monitored security television

§  Routinely used telecommunication service (i.e. two-way radio, cell phone, pager), following all radio and emergency telephone procedures

may 2004 to dec. 2007

Fredericton Police Force

Fredericton, NB

research assistant

§  Provided insight into re-designing current/future use of the Fredericton Police Force (FPF) internal crime bulletin

§  Designed and developed brochures on traffic and general police information for newcomers to Fredericton

§  Assisted FPF research and planning unit to conduct crime analyses; researched issues of diversity strategies within the department

translator & interpreter

§  Continually translated a variety of written materials from Bengali to English and from English to Bengali

§  Provided interpretation services at the City of Fredericton’s police station

oct. 1999 to sept. 2007

STU Campus Police – St. Thomas University

Fredericton, NB

chief police officer

§  Active as a spokesperson and representative of the STU campus police; was responsible for the coordination and administration of the STU campus police; and appointed new members and ensured that all members were made aware of their respective duties and performance expectations

§  Prepared and submitted data necessary for the preparation of invoices; authored reports indicating STU campus police activities

§  Delegated responsibilities and authority to other members of the police service, always maintaining clear communication

assistant chief police officer

§  Provided support to the Chief with regards to the organization, administration and screening of applications; utilized skillset to assist with other pertinent and secondary functions necessary in the efficient operations of the STU campus police

§  Prepared and submitted applications of payment, supervising functions requiring STU campus police members

§  Authored reports on the active body of the STU campus police, event occurrences, and other pertinent information

§  Active as a representative for the STU campus police in the absence of the Chief

supervisor

§  Managed STU campus police members; continued to maintain website for the STU campus police

§  Enforced regulations concerning student conduct as set down in the Statement of Conduct by the Board of Governors and the Student Union

campus police officer

§  Provided the highest degree of security to students, faculty and staff on campus

§  Maintained security at campus events, always ensuring a safe and pleasant environment for all individuals

§  Designed and maintained the website for STU campus police

sept. 2000 to apr. 2006

Information Technology Services (ITS) – St. Thomas University

Fredericton, NB

technician

§  Managed the repair of computers on campus; assisted in the area of problem solving to help better the efficiency of university computer systems; and gained a thorough knowledge in troubleshooting a variety of software and hardware issues

§  Installed the Novel Network Client on the faculty, staff and student lab computers as required

student lab manager

§  Verified lab assistants’ hours; calculated payroll; and planned and generated lab assistants schedules

§  Supervised and assembled new computers for faculty, staff, and lab rooms

§  Maintained web pages for students and lab assistants

lab assistant

§  Helped students with a variety of computer work using programs such as WordPerfect, Quattro Pro and Netscape

§  Maintained inventory of students’ print credits and handled any PC troubleshooting when needed

education


2007


St. Thomas University


Fredericton, NB

bachelor of arts

§  Majors: Criminology and Criminal Justice, Religious Studies

§  Minor: Science and Technology Studies

professional development, training, & licenses

 

§  Breath Alcohol Technician (BAT) – Industrial Security, J.D. Irving Limited

§  Basic Emergency Management (BEM) – New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization

§  Stress Management – CFC Limited

§  Fire Extinguishers – CFC Limited

§  Serve and Secure, Security Officer Training Program – CFC Limited

§  WHMIS – CFC Limited

§  Tactical Communication – Fredericton Police Force

§  Communication Skills and Verbal Judo Certification – UNB Security

§  Traffic Control and Signaler Certification – NB Safety Council

 

§  Workplace Standard First Aid with CPR Level ‘C’ & AED

§  Providing Relief Assistance to Clients – Canadian Red Cross

§  Introduction to Disaster Services – Canadian Red Cross

§  Networking and Negotiation – Multicultural Association of Fredericton

§  Death Notification – Fredericton Police Force

§  Canadian Restricted and Non-Restricted Firearms Safety Course

§  New Brunswick Provincial Private Security Guard/Officer Agent License and Certification

§  Participated in the Youth Exchange Program (YEP) and Team Training – India Army in New Delhi, India

Canadian Academy of law enforcement & security inc. (cales)

§  Monadnock Expandable Baton (MEB)

§  Mini Baton

§  PR-24 Police Baton

§  Compliance and Control Hold

 

 

§  Violent Encounters Resolutions [L1]

§  Basic Handcuffing for Law Enforcement

§  PPCT (Pressure Point Control Tactics)

§  Spontaneous Knife Defense

york sunbury search & rescue (yssr)

§  Level One Searcher

§  Multi-Team Practice Search

§  Critical Incident Stress

§  Evidence Search

§  Global Positioning System (GPS)

 

§  Map and Compass

§  Mock Fire Rescue and Evacuation

§  Radio Communication

§  Search Dog

§  Helicopter Safety

awards & other achievements

 

§  Recognized for “CHSR Best Favorite Show” at CHSR 97.9 FM Radio in Fredericton, NB – 2001, 2002 and 2003

§  Recognized as “Best Host” at CHSR 97.9 FM Radio in Fredericton, NB – 2002

§  Recognized with the “Best Cadet Award” (1995) and for “Marksmanship” (1995 and 1996) in the BNCC (Navy) in Bangladesh

 

§  Recognized with the “Merit Award” through the STU Campus Police at St. Thomas University in Fredericton, NB – 2002, 2004 and 2005

§  Recognized with the “President’s International Award” at St. Thomas University in Fredericton, NB – 1998

volunteer experience

 

§  Victim Witness Section of the Saint John Police Force – Saint John, NB

§  Member of the Personal Disaster Assistance Team (PDAT) with the Canadian Red Cross – Fredericton, NB

§  Level-1 Searcher with the York Sunbury Search & Rescue (YSSR) – Fredericton, NB

 

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