Armed Executive Protection Agent: NYC

AS Solution North America - New York, NY

Full-time

Armed Executive Protection Agent: NYC

Who Are We? AS Solution is a security company dedicated to keeping our clients safe, happy and productive. We specialize in executive protection services for corporations and serve high net worth individuals, family offices, NGOs, celebrities and embassies.

Led by a strong management team with extensive international experience in the security industry, AS Solution employs approximately 600 persons worldwide. We are open for business 24/7/365 from offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa. In addition to our own staff, we also maintain a broad network of closely vetted security providers to enable our clients to travel and do business safely, worldwide

Job Details

Duties & Qualifications:

The Executive Protection Agent is tasked with conducting close protection for the ASNA client located in New York City. This role will be responsible for providing efficient and high-quality support directly to the client and staff, as well as safeguarding client assets. Agents must be willing to work an initial schedule of 3 weeks on/2 weeks off, schedule is subject to change. AS Solution Executive Protection Agents are expected to competently respond to any situation that may arise while supporting the client. We are looking for protection professionals with a high level of emotional intelligence.

Protective Agents are often directed to work overtime (OT), nights, holidays and weekends and often travel domestically and overseas. Applicants should be in good overall physical, mental and emotional condition, have a reputation as a team player and be willing to work long hours with ever-changing schedules.

Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to tactfully negotiate conflict and remain flexible is a must. Protective Agents must possess the ability to interact with all levels of corporation management, liaison internally and externally with a multitude of other departments and personnel. Strong oral communication and representational skills. Candidates must be able to brief, defend, persuade and instruct others on security requirements and policies. Demonstrated leadership, teamwork and organizational skills and the ability to write in a clear and precise manner are also required.

  • Support Executive Protection operations with up to 50% travel
  • Remain available or on-call for 24/7 operations
  • Act as Executive Protection Agent, advance agent, or support agent for security operations
  • Ensure the smooth operation of all services provided by the Executive Protection Unit
  • Develop and implement operational policies and procedures
  • Define, develop, implement and continually refine security and safety programs to provide reasonable protection of designated members of the Executive staff and Board of Directors from random or premeditated threats.
  • Manage and supervise projects, programs and operations
  • Contribute to the organizational goals of the Team
  • Evaluate the present and future security environment to better understand requirements, course of action development and mitigation strategies
  • Communicate with stakeholders regarding services and requirements of the organization
  • Coordinate with stakeholders regarding projects and services to help mitigate risk and/or impact to security operations
  • Initiate and maintain critical relationships inside and outside the organization to support security operations
  • Safeguard and maintain sensitive and confidential information regarding AS Solution North America and the client
  • Analyze and resolve problems in a timely manner
  • Observe, report, and/or intervene as appropriate regarding any situation that may compromise the safety and security of the client’s people, assets and/or reputation
  • Participate in emergency response actions to facilitate the protection of the client’s people, assets and reputation. This includes verbal de-escalation, use of non-lethal force, deadly force and appropriate medical treatment
  • Contacting persons of interest and conducting field interviews
  • Management of multiple assigned programs and projects
  • Prioritize workload to meet all security service requirements
  • Routine problem solving and tasking
  • Participate in training activities as required
  • Participate in Team meetings as required
  • Adhere to the client’s and AS Solution North America, Inc. policies and procedures
  • Effectively work with/communicate with others
  • Ability to legally possess a firearm
  • Possess a valid concealed pistol license
  • Possess a valid driver's license
  • Possess a valid Passport
  • Maintain reliable transportation
  • Maintain good credit standing
  • Ability to obtain a valid first aid/CPR/AED certificate
  • Maintain an appropriate level of physical fitness

Job Requirements:

Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree; Advanced degree preferred. Be physically fit and possess a valid driver's license. Extensive military, corporate security or law enforcement experience, preferably in a military special operations branch, protective operations with a minimum of 7 years combined experience. Applicant should possess excellent oral and written communication and analytical skills, have high levels of integrity, and trustworthiness.

  • A graduate of a reputable executive protection training school desired
  • Experience and understanding of corporate culture
  • Extensive medial experience (EMT, First Responder, 18D, Paramedic, Navy Corpsman) desired
  • Experience with after action report writing
  • HR218/Leosa is highly desired: Ability to be armed pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 926B or 18 U.S.C. § 926C (commonly referred to as HR218)
  • Working knowledge of physical security systems, alarm/CCTV equipment and monitoring, computerized security hardware/software, and technical security counter-measures
  • Leadership and management experience desired
  • Experience working with C-Suite level executives or equivalent Leadership and management experience desired
  • Experience working with C-Suite level executives or equivalent
  • Strong base knowledge in all facets of protective operations
  • Advanced understanding of technology-based protective applications
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint etc.)
  • Will maintain a high level of physical fitness and personal appearance
  • Must successfully pass the ASNA Physical Fitness Test
  • Ability to work nights and weekends as required
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and passport

Compensation & Benefits:

$500 per day: Based on experience, training and other related qualifications
ASNA offers industry leading benefits, which are available to all full-time employee:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision provided by United Healthcare
  • Free employee life insurance
  • Paid employee training and development
  • 401K eligibility after 1 year of employment
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Paid holidays and flexible PTO (Paid Time Off)
  • Domestic & international travel
  • Career advancement & relocation opportunities
  • Great company culture and work/life balance

No phone calls. Please allow 7-10 business days for applicant feedback.

AS Solution North America is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

CA PPO# 17384; CA PI# 28245; Office: 11674 Central Avenue, Suite C, Chino, CA 91710

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • EP: 2 years (Required)

License:

  • NY Armed Guard Card (Required)
  • NYC pistol permit (Required)
  • LEOSA/HR218 (Required)