Personal Protection Specialist

Location: Northern Virginia and South Florida

Reports to: Director of OperationsDescription

Under direction and in accordance with defined policies and procedures, the Personal Protection Specialist carries out personal protective service assignments to help ensure the safety of senior executives, their families, and other VIPs. They will work under close direction until they satisfactorily complete their FTO training.Duties
Provide protective services as assigned.
Conduct security advances as necessary.

Protection Duties
Provide personal protection for the client.
Patrol and conduct surveillance of activities.
Submit activity reports to Command Post or Detail Leader as required.
Maintain diligent observation efforts throughout assignment.
Perform security advances as necessary.
Oversee protective efforts of assigned protection specialists.

Female Close Protection Officer , Afghanistan

Location: Afghanistan

Currently receiving interest from experienced candidates for Close Protection roles in Afghanistan. The CPO will be professional, client orientated, and will lead the team in all close protection activities. The CPO will hold; a valid Driver’s licence, Close Protection Qualification, First Person on the Scene (FPoSi) which is current and in date. The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • At least five (5) years of previous military or law enforcement experience
  • Two years Close Protection experience, Afghanistan experience is essential
  • Medical fitness for the role
  • A clear criminal/police background check
  • Physically and mentally fit
  • Competency in weapons system

Close Protection Specialist - London

Location: London, United Kingdom

Job description

Provide protective coverage for clients, as needed, when they travel domestically and abroad.
Perform at a high-level of logistical readiness, prepared to quickly respond to security challenges in a variable environment.
Conduct advanced surveys of physical locations.
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 maintain long schedules in the field.

Residential Protective Coverage
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.
Implement security and access control procedures to ensure safety on the property.
Systemically monitor early-warning detection systems, security alarms, and cameras to identify and resolve security risks.
Control access to the properties by maintaining entry logs, as well as granting admittance to on-site guests.
Conduct security and threat assessment audits of the property and make recommendations for improvement security measures on-site.
Assist clients with low- to mid-level concerns, including but not limited to scheduling and property management to add convenience and bolster privacy.

Desired Skills and Experience

Required Qualifications
Must be within a 30-mile commutable distance from London.
Demonstrated exceptional results in a client-service role, such as CP.

Close Protection Operator (Unarmed), Kuwait - Start Approx 7th October 2016 - Temporary Task Only Job

Employer: GardaWorld
Location: Kuwait
Req Id 60502

Start Date
7th October 2016 – Subject to Further confirmation/Visa processing/Successful Induction etc.

Daily Rate
GW offers a competitive daily rate to all personnel. (Contractor will only be paid for days spent on-duty)

Likely duration of task

1 week – subject to further confirmation by GardaWorld

Travel Details

Travel pay is one half of the On-Duty rate for day(s) spent travelling from the contractor’s country of residence to the place of work (max of 2 days) and on return to the country of residence (max of 2 days).

Female Close Protection Operator (Unarmed), Kuwait - Start Approx 7th October 2016

Employer: GardaWorld
Location:  Kuwait
Req Id 60503

Closing Date for Applications: Thursday 25th August 2016, GMT 08:00


Start Date
7th October 2016 – Subject to Further confirmation/Visa processing/Successful Induction etc.

Daily Rate
GW offers a competitive daily rate to all personnel. (Contractor will only be paid for days spent on-duty)

None Anticipated

Likely duration of task
1 week – subject to further confirmation by GardaWorld

Travel Details

Travel pay is one half of the On-Duty rate for day(s) spent travelling from the contractor’s country of residence to the place of work (max of 2 days) and on return to the country of residence (max of 2 days).

Flight Package

Executive Protection Specialist

Employer: Facebook
Location:  Menlo Park, CA USA

Facebook was built to help people connect and share, and over the last decade our tools have played a critical part in changing how people around the world communicate with one another. With over a billion people using the service and more than fifty offices around the globe, a career at Facebook offers countless ways to make an impact in a fast growing organization.
Facebook is seeking an Executive Protection Specialist to work full time on a dynamic Executive Protection team. The role is broad and involves strong operational, strategic, and interpersonal skills. EP Specialists interface with employees and support staff across multiple teams within and outside of Facebook. The ideal candidate will have an understanding of the Principles of Protection, that will allow them to think independently, make constructive recommendations for program improvements, and problem solve quickly. We are looking for a customer service oriented individual that is diligent, detail-oriented, proactive, works very well both independently and in a team, and has demonstrated excellent judgment and decision making skills. This is a full time position reporting to the Executive Protection Manager and is located in our Menlo Park, CA office.


6+ years of experience in Executive Protection, protection of individuals, or similar assignment

Corporate VP , Security

Employer:SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment Corporate
Location: Florida Orlando

Pay Rate: $124,186 - $155,232
Relocation Provided: Yes
Closing Date: 9/4/2016 11:59 PM ET

Position Summary

Reporting to the Vice President of Internal Audit & Compliance, the Vice President of Corporate Security is responsible for overseeing physical security operations and related projects for all facilities owned and/or leased by SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. and its subsidiaries throughout the United States.

Job Requirements

Close Protection Team Member

Location: Scottsdale, Arizona USA
For a future contract
​If not a US Citizen/ able to work in USA legally

Job Description
Providing close protection to a client entails but not limited to providing protection for the client during restaurant meets, black tie events, resident meetings, office meetings, sporting events and at shopping malls. You will conduct advances and sight surveys of new venues all the while working on your own. This is not the type of protection detail you apply for if you’re looking for high speed low drag, wearing a multi-cam uniform. Most common type of dress worn will be Kaki pants, polo’s, a suit or button down shirt.

This position is based solely off of customer service and respect to the client and their needs. You might be required to go for walks with the client while carrying on an educated conversation or talking on the phone for a few minutes. This is a very low profile detail, protecting affluent individuals or families.

Job Requirement
Working in 8-10 hour shifts

When the client departs the property while you’re on post, you will be responsible for

Bodyguard in Cardiff, United Kingdom

Employer: Household Staff
Location: United Kingdom

​A HNW business figure is looking for a Personal Close Protection Officer to handle personal safety, residential security and safe transportation. Protection is needed for a private client and all members of the client’s family at home and throughout Cardiff.

Duties and responsibilities
Delivering first class professional protection
Protecting client from invasion of privacy, injury, kidnapping and other suspicious acts
Protecting 2 children of the Principal if / when necessary
Secure transportation
Carrying out daily vehicle checks and light maintenance before each journey
Pre planning of entry and emergency escape routes
Checking out premises before client’s arrival
Accompanying the client on business and social trips
Providing protection during public appearances
Staying constantly alert to react to threatening situations
Working both at indoors and outdoors venues

5 years’ experience in the similar position
Full Clean Driving License
Highly trained including Close Protection Course

Team Leader , Iraq

Location: Iraq
Job Reference: G4S/TP/2237101/70853

Number of Positions: 20
Salary: $50000 - $50000

Closing Date: August 31, 2016

Package Description: Salary: $50,000 per annum Location: Southern Iraq, Various Rotation: 8 weeks on / 4 weeks off (inclusive of travel days) Length of Contract: 12 month Service Agreement (renewable) Start Date: TBC Other: All flights, visas, medical insurances, accommodation and meals in country provided.

Job Introduction:
The Protection Security Detail (PSD) Team Leader (TL) will command High and Low Profile PSD missions throughout the area of operations, in IRAQ. The TL will be responsible for the smooth running of the PSD by applying sound leadership principles and judgement at all times.

The role requires individuals who are suitably experienced and qualified. They must be able to follow instructions clearly but also able to make command decisions on the spot in order to achieve the aims of the organisation. This is an armed role.

Close Protection Officer , Somalia

Location: Somalia

We are currently recruiting several Swedish nationals for position as Close Protection Officers (CPO) for projects in Somalia and neighbouring countries. Previous experience from the region is meriting. 

Job description 
As Close Protection Officer (CPO) you will be responsible for risk management, security planning as well as management and implementation of all security related activities within your project. You will be working in a team environment where you are expected to display excellent interpersonal skills, leadership qualities and service delivery to the highest level of industry standards. 

Your main responsibilities include: 
Close protection and protective surveillance 
Liaison with support elements, project stakeholders and local community 
Respond to security incidents and manage crisis situations 
Up-date client and organization operations centre on progress and situational developments 
Manage the implementation of physical and procedural security measures 
Deliver project specific security training 

Basic requirements 
Nationality Swedish 
Age Minimum 25 years 
Medical Physically fit and in good health 

Languages : Fluency in spoken and written English 
Training : Close Protection 
Computer literacy : MS Office 

Executive Protection Specialist (Confidential)

Recruiter: SMR
Location: Americas - United States


The successful candidate will conduct protective operations globally supporting our Client’s staff and executives to complete their work safely.


• Bachelor's degree with 6 -10 years of Executive Protection experience.

• Extensive knowledge of protective operation procedures in both permissive and non-permissive environments.

• Experience in conducting protective operations globally consistent with the appropriate level of risk.

Personal Security Detail Team Member, Iraq


Duty Statement

The PSD Team members contribute both individually and as part of the Security Detail to the effective and sustainable planning, preparation and execution of security operations. Within a PSD, primary appointments are Vehicle Commander, Personal Protection Officer, and Rear Observer. All team members can be expected to be employed as vehicle drivers and general security operators, subject to individual skill sets, availability and the intent of the Team Leader.

Fully integrated team member and contribute to safe and secure conduct of operations and training.
Commander / driver of designated team vehicles.
Personal Protection Officer, as directed.
Close Protection during team mounted and dismounted operations, both static and mobile.
Contribute to mission planning and preparation, as well as post-mission reorganisation as directed.
Support TL in all aspects of daily team administration, training and other duties.
Contribute to maintenance of team-issued weaponry, equipment and vehicles Maintain high level of Operation Security (OPSEC) standards whilst on duty and on leave.


Employer: GardaWorld
Location: Iraq
Start 11th October 2016 (59862)
Closing: 16 Aug 2016

Hiring Criteria 

SIA Licence required
Security Operator Experience in Iraq as well as other high risk environments.
Military or police service
Proven records of senior position held in military structure as evidence of his ability and command & control skills
All European Nationalities are considered, other nationalities are subject to company approval
No records of civil or military disciplinary actions.
English proficiency (written and oral) Russian language speakers would be advantageous.
Iraq experience is a key requirement. Should have a wide knowledge of Iraq, especially in the project area (Central and Southern Iraq).
Possess records of being contracted on similar projects (Gas and Oil industry) within Iraq.
First –aid qualifications
Proficient with the M4/AK47, various 9mm side-arms also GPS and tracking systems.
Capable to work independently and as a part of a multinational team including local nationals and expatriates.
Fit and in excellent health.

Close Protection Officer (Armed ) , Iraq

Recruiter: Minimal Risk
Location: Iraq
Closing: 31 Aug 2016



Job Description
Our client is currently seeking additional Armed Security Team members for deployment in September, once processed. The selected Armed Security Operatives are going to be professional and highly flexible once they are assigned to a team tasked with ensuring the safety and security of the client in varied high threat situations.

The Operatives may be required to act as team Second in Command as required potentially working with Local Nationals (LNs) and Third Country Nationals (TCNs):

Good understanding of security in terms of physical, electronic (tracking/communications) and manpower solutions utilized to best effect.
In all cases when the Operative will be armed, he/she must as such fully appreciate the National regulations for the use of force (RUF).
Must attend briefings and proactively monitor risk assessments made available by the company.
Attend regular training and maintain individual currency on TTPs eg 'Actions on', SOP updates and specific project variations.
Comply with national and company directives.
Assist with the standards required by the company to maintain compliance to the standard PSC1-2012
Be disciplined in stature.