Executive Protection Agent
Gavin de Becker & Associates
Executive Protector – PROTECTIVE SECURITY DIVISIONGavin de Becker & Associates is a dynamic security firm innovating threat assessment and public figure protection. Our mission aims to protect and enhance the lives of those we serve. From media figures and transnational corporations to universities and women’s shelters, GDBA stands on the front line of the assessment, prediction, and management of violence.Gavin de Becker & Associates is an equal opportunity employer.Required Qualifications Individuals must have successfully completed a law-enforcement training program and have at least 1 year of experience in U.S. Military/Federal/State/City Law Enforcement Agency.Must have or have had arrest authority while a certified Law Enforcement Officer.Ability to travel upwards of 130 days per year with no international travel restrictions.Demonstrate exceptional results in a close protection(field security) role, including managing logistics, advancing locations, secure transportation, as well as public appearances. Professional and positive communication style.Ability to work independently and to adapt to various work-paces while always maintaining a high-level of attentiveness and energy.Exercise sound operational judgment, as well as flexibility to shifting priorities and challenges.Drug and nicotine-free; associates are required to participate in ongoing drug and nicotine screenings for the duration of their employment at GDBA.Physically fit; candidates must at least meet minimum physical requirements to be considered for this opening and be a confident swimmer.Must be able to pass our pre-employment background investigation. Responsibilities & ExpectationsGDBA is looking to identify Protectors to work on high-risk mobile security team assignments. Protectors advise Public Figures and are responsible for enhancing safety and security by remaining alert at all times. They also play a crucial role in adding comfort and convenience to the lives of those they serve. Serve as primary center point for disseminating information regarding security-related incidents on the property, as well as in the field.Coordinate contingency plans and emergency medical response for security incidents at the residence and in the field.Conduct security and threat assessment audits of the property and make recommendations for improvement security measures on-site.Provide executive protection, driving, and logistics support, as needed, when the client travels both domestically and internationally.Must be able to maintain physical readiness to respond to an attack or hazard at all times.Maintain physical fitness to stand on your feet for several hours without a break, provide protective coverage during physically taxing activities including running, as well as maintain long schedules in the field. Employee Benefits & Compensation Employee benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, long-term disability, 401-K retirement plan, merit-based raises, and bonuses.