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Claude Barnes

Palo Alto, CA

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Work Experience

Security Coordinator - Director of Security 2008-8/2013

Bishop O'Dowd High School
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Oakland, CA
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August 2013 to Present

Bishop O'Dowd's campus is approx. 12-15 acres, with more than 1,300 staff and students. 
• Responsible for supplying 24- hour supervision for all school events and the campus throughout the year. 
• Manage a team of 9 full and part-time security guards. 
• Responsible for monitoring visitor access to campus and parking lots. 
• Manage all aspects of personnel from interviewing, hiring, training and disciplinary action for the security guards. 
• Responsible for completing investigations and detailed reports for complaints of staff, students and visitors. 
• Monitor activity of vendors and safety inspectors. 
• Provided detailed incident reports. 
• Responsible for emergency situations. 
• Collaborate with Fire and Police Department as needed. 
• Responsible for managing the security budget. 
Selected Highlights: 
• Implemented policies and procedures which resulted in: 
o Theft on campus is down 98% 
o Off campus vehicle parking break-ends are done 99%. 
• Promoted to Director of Security in 2008.

Assistant Director of Security

Bishop O'Dowd High School
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2005 to 2008

Responsible for shift scheduling. 
• Responsible for work details of guards for after-school special events. 
• Responsible for monitored vehicle parking lots and visitor access on campus. 
• Provided detailed incident reports. 
• Assist with investigation and complaints of staff, students and visitors. 
• Assist with emergency situations.

Security Officer Supervisor

Ridgeview Institute
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2002 to 2005

Ridgeview Institute, is a 24 hour 7 days a week Mental Health and Addiction Treatment faculty on about 6-10 acres. 
• Responsible for the supervision for 10 full-time guards. 
• Provided a safe environment for clients, employees, hospital property, physicians and visitors. 
• Responsible for interviewing, hiring, training scheduling the guards. 
• Responsible for environmental analysis of buildings to determine safety needs. 
• Responsible for completing detailed incident reports. 
• Managed budget for my department. 
• Participated at Safety Forum meetings with Management. 
• Ensure all security personnel are knowledgeable and compliant with HIPAA regulations. 
 
Additional History

Plain Clothes Bodyguard

Career Note
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Phoenix, AZ
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1994 to 2002

for Lloyd Brown Private Security Company, Uniformed Security Guard for Phoenix Operation and Part-Time Security Guard for Bishop O'Dowd High School

Education

CERTIFICATE

Louisiana Tech University -
Ruston, LA

1983 to 1985

Additional Information

Areas of Expertise 
 
• More than 4 years as an effective leader of a security team 
• More than 19 years of training and knowledgeable in all aspects of physical and property security operations 
• Excellent skills in organizing, planning and leadership. 
• Proven ability to interact effectively across diverse cultures and social levels 
• Collaboration with School Administration and Law Enforcement 
• Excellent communication skills. 
• Proficient in Microsoft applications