Position Summary: The Guard Shift Leader is responsible for an entire internal security shift. The Guard Shift Leader shall work on the BDOC or Force Protection Command watch floor and serve as the operational linkage between the Government and the contractor
- Issuing direction to the contractor personnel as part of the integrated defense of the installation in accordance with Government or coalition forces (coordinated via the COR)
- Required to be available on-site 24 hours a day, seven days a week
- May be required to oversee overall performance, scheduling and execution of the security force responsibilities, and to interface with the COR as the direct representative of the contractors
Additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned according to the needs of the customer/client
FLSA Status: Full-Time
- Minimum 27 years of age
- Shall be fluent in English speaking, reading and writing
- Shall be a U.S. citizen and possess an active Secret Clearance
- Must possess a Military background of no less than ten (10) years or have equivalent training
- Must possess a Military background in combat arms, having worked in the capacity of Army Military
- Occupational Specialty series: 11B Infantry, 18 Special Forces, 31B Military Police, 19D Calvary Scout; USMC Military Occupational Specialty 0372 MARSOC, 0311/0331 Specialist, 5326 SEAL; 5352 SWCC; or Air Force Occupational Specialty AFSC 3POX1 Security Forces, AFSC 1T2X1 Para-Rescue
- Must have received an honorable discharge as verified by a form DD Form 214 (U.S. Military).
- Personnel who have been discharged with characterization of “General under other than honorable', “Bad Conduct”, or “Dishonorable” are disqualified from this position
- Must have reached the rank of E-7 or greater and successfully served in a supervisory role for at least one year at the platoon level or equivalent, verified by military transcripts and evaluations
- Must be able to qualify on primary U.S. military weapons and crew-served weapons. Any special weapons qualifications will be defined by COR
- Must possess a valid U.S. driver's license
- Shall be able to physically perform internal security guard services, at any potential internal security posting for up to 12 hours at the direction of the PCO, ACO, or government authority (not to exceed 72 hours a week), often in austere conditions to include extreme heat, cold, wind, dust, rain or snow, while donning all required personal protective gear
- Must have demonstrated proficiency of Microsoft Office Suite software to include Outlook Power Point, Excel, Word, and Internal Explorer
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, are that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the 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 25 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.
GardaWorld Federal Services and family of companies is an EOE Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled. We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.
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