Protective Security Specialist - ERT

Protective Security Specialist - ERT

Job Category: Armed Sentry / Protective Security

Job Location: Undisclosed

Job State: Undisclosed

Job Description:

The Protective Security Specialist - Emergency Response Team (PSS) performs
protective services as part of Protective Services Detail (PRS Detail). These PRS Details support the movement and protection at venues of members of the client. Protective Security Specialist's must possess the highest quality of professionalism, attention to detail and leadership skill which requires minimum to no supervision. They must be highly motivated and be able to work extremely well under stress and react effectively and efficiently to emergency situations.

Essential Functions:

  • The Protective Security Specialist Reports directly to the Detail Leader or Shift Leader
  • He/she is responsible for the day to day protective security functions as specified in the daily post and detail orders
  • Responsible for driving the lead vehicle or follow vehicle or act as the response agent during operations or advanced security preparations
  • Maintains protective formation position during the Principal's walking movements and provides security at the Principal's residence or Command Post as required
  • Performs task as either an individual PPS or as part of a PRS team
  • Execute day-to-day protective service for designated clients during movement, at venues and at residences
  • Operate lead, client or follow-on vehicles within convoys

Non-Essential Functions:

  • Additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned according to the needs of the customer/client

Supervisory Responsibilities: N/A
Teleworking: No
Travel: Yes

Crucial Requirements and Abilities:

  • The contract requires you to be a U.S. Citizen must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Level Security Clearance
  • Three (3) years of experience in which One (1) year, of the three, shall include experience in protective security assignments. Experience can be gained in the employ of any national, State/Province, Local or commercial entities that provide high threat protective services
  • Obtain and maintain weapons qualifications
  • Must successfully pass all required courses specified by the client

 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated effective communications skills including strong written and oral presentation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability and willingness to work in hostile and conflict environment
  • Exercise sound judgment in all areas of responsibility
  • Ability to maintain effective communications with individuals and agencies from diverse cultures and backgrounds including U.S. Government, host nation government and law enforcement
  • Maintain effective professional relationships with employees and outside individuals and agencies
  • Ability to understand and successfully handle various operational issues
  • Highly motivated and able to work extremely well under stress and react effectively and efficiently to emergency situations

 Physical Demands: The physical demands listed below, though not fully inclusive, must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Must be able to remain in a stationary position for a long period of time. The employee is frequently required to move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

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