Armed Security Guard

GardaWorld Federal Service - San Antonio, TX (30+ days ago)3.7


Armed Security Guard - Afghanistan

Position: Armed Security Guard

Location: Afghanistan

FLSA Status: Full time

Position Summary: Perform internal guard services to include but not limited to, vehicle and personnel entry control points (ECP), mobile patrols and armed and unarmed escort guard services and duties.

Essential Functions:

  • Shall provide the required armed manning at designated Flight line ECPs to detect, identify, report, and guard against unauthorized personnel and contraband, as well as instruments of damage and destruction in order to prevent threats from entering the installation.
  • Shall provide the required armed manning at designated internal & external control points and internal & external roving patrols to detect, identify, report, and guard against unauthorized personnel and contraband, as well as, instruments of damage and destruction in order to prevent threats from entering the installation.

Non-Essential Functions:

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

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Teleworking: No

Travel: Yes

Crucial Requirements and Abilities:

  • Contract requires you to be a minimum 25 years of age
  • Familiarity with physical security and access controls matter
  • Possess a Military/Police background (under honorable discharge) or have equivalent training.
  • Familiar with contract issued weapons
  • Must possess US Secret Clearance
  • Must be able to qualify on primary weapon e.g. Calibers 9mm, 5.56mm, 7.62mm
  • Subject to working rotating shifts, evenings, weekends, and holidays

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of U.S. Embassies, CENTCOM, and ITAR/OFAC
  • Extensive Middle East high-level relationship building expertise
  • Ability to manage logistics in austere environments
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle multiple competing tasks and demands
  • Ability to travel as requested or required based on organizational needs and to work other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills working in international and multi- cultural environments, interacting with all levels of staff, clients and consultants in a fast paced environment, sometimes under pressure; being proactive, resourceful and efficient; and, maintaining a high level of professionalism and confidentiality
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, along with strong decision making ability and attention to detail are equally important
  • Flexibility and maturity are a must

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.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Security: 1 year

License:

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