Download PDF

Barrett McMillan

"Courage is mastery of fear, not absence of fear." -Mark Twain

Summary

Hello, my name is Barrett McMillan, and welcome to my ePortfolio. On this webpage is a collection of my past accomplishments, employment, and education.

Mission, Vision, and Values

I am an individual who sees the good in others, and stands up for freedom of choice regardless of the judgment of others. As a security officer, I will act with the safety and security of others in mind, while constantly holding myself accountable for my decisions and actions.

My vision is to become a constant proactive member of my community, working to promote safety and security for all it's members while protecting them from threats against their beliefs, choices, or lives.

I value truth, freedom, courage, and fairness.

Goals

My short term goal is to gain employment in a law enforcement agency. My long term goals are to make a significant positive impact on my community, then retire and to move my family to Scotland.

Work experience

Apr 2016Jul 2016

Security Agent

Sentinel Security Protection Services Ltd.
  • Acted as a visual deterrent for criminal entities in Galt Gardens.
  • Worked directly with the Lethbridge Downtown Policing Unit, the Diversion Outreach Team, and other security services to ensure the safety of the downtown core.
  • Learned how to effectively work in a team in a high-risk setting and diminish high intensity situations without the threat or use of force.
Jun 2012Sep 2015

Interpreter

Devil's Coulee Dinosaur & Heritage Museum
  • Learned how to use body language and tone to penetrate certain language barriers.
  • Learned how to manage time appropriately to optimize work performance.
  • Worked with individuals of all ages through summer camps and tours.
  • Adapted scripted tours to enhance learning experiences for individuals with disabilities, foreign visitors, and individuals of all ages and beliefs.
Feb 2014Mar 2015

Sales Associate

EB Games Canada
  • Balanced positive public relations with meeting company goals.
  • Experienced shift work during midnight releases.
Oct 2013Jan 2014

Sales Associate

Visions Electronics
  • Worked independently while maintaining a positive professional relationship with coworkers.
  • Built a close rapport with individuals.
Feb 2012Jun 2012

Cook/Supervisor

Winner's Bingo
  • Appropriately managed staff to maximize efficiency.
  • Performed security functions, including surveillance.
  • Resolved issues between coworkers if they arose.
  • Performed the opening and closing of the facility, including handling large amounts of cash.

Education

Sep 2014Dec 2015

Criminal Justice

Lethbridge College
  • Gained knowledge of the criminal justice system and the police service's impact on the system.
  • Learned appropriate communicative skills, both oral and written.
  • Learned how to better interact with people of different cultures.
Sep 2011Dec 2012

B. Sc; Archaeology & Geography

University of Lethbridge
  • Learned how to appropriately read maps and use that knowledge effectively.
  • Learned appropriate procedure for maintaining archaeological sites.
  • Taught how law interacts with archaeological and palaeontological finds.
Sep 2008Jun 2011

High School Diploma

Lethbridge Collegiate Institute

Skills

8
Critical Thinking

Capable of quickly assessing the proper tools necessary for problem resolution.

8
Problem-Solving

The ability to maintain objectivity during the problem-solving process, thereby allowing better problem-solving skills.

9
Stress Management

Adept at maintaining composure and control during times of great stress.

8
Communication

Adept at using body language and tone to convey thoughts appropriately.

10
Adaptability

Capable of adapting to nearly any situation, from manual labour to public relations.

Awards

A photo album of past awards and accolades I have earned, either as a team or individually.