Protective Security Specialist (PSS) / Operations Chief (PSOC)

Employer: Academi
Duty Location: OCNUS
Job Description
Protective Security Specialist (PSS)/Operations Chief (PSOC) (P)We are a professional organization serving as a solutions provider to the U.S. government. We operate in the defense, training, logistics, and intelligence spaces, priding ourselves on providing our customers with world-class performance.
We are the quiet and dedicated professionals serving the government and commercial markets. Our bandwidth and far-reaching capabilities make us a valuable single-source solutions provider.

All candidates should be willing and able to work in a high-threat environment under austere conditions and pass pre-deployment medical screening to include a Physical Training test. A battery of aptitude tests and system Currency or training will be conducted.

Duty Location: OCONUS
Security Clearance Required: Secret
Pay, Vetting, and Leave: The pay for this position $645.66 based on a six day work week. During training and while deployed, workman’s compensation is provided per the Defense Base Act. Leave rotations are 105/35.

Must meet all of the below qualifications
U.S. Citizen/TCN/LN, as specified in the Task Order
Current U.S. passport
Level 3English proficiency (see Exhibit A)
Seven (7) years of experience in protective security assignments.
At least two (2) of these years must have been in a protective security supervisory charge capacity described below.
Experience can be gained in the employ of any national, State/Provincial, Local or commercial entities providing high threat protective services that require skills similar to those outlined in Exhibit E (Training Curriculum) of this contract.
Shall have served as a PSS within the Area of responsibility (AOR) for the three months or document skill sets that warrant selection to this position/labor category based on task order requirement’s

Assists the Tactical Coordinator (DS Agent) with coordination of all protective operations; and assumes the responsibilities of the Tactical Coordinator (DS Agent) in his/her absence or when he/she is off duty. Additionally, the Operations Chief assists the DS Watch Officer in the RSO Tactical Operations Center (TOC).
The PSOC shall be designated as protective security specialist (P).
The PSOC is required to attend the protective security specialist (PSS) training course, as outlined in Exhibit E.
The PSOC shall maintain weapons qualifications, as outlined in this contract, with the
Glock, M4, Shotgun, M240, M249 and M203 and familiarization fire for the AK47.
The PSOC is authorized to permanently fill the position / labor category of the Protective
Security Specialist (PSS) in case of shortages with the approval from HTP.
Assists in the coordination and supervision of all protective operations to include the following:
Manage the day-to-day operations of the Protection Cell within the RSO Tactical Operations Center (TOC).
Evaluate threatening situations and appropriately call for deployment of the Quick Reaction Force (QRF), Counter Assault Team (CAT) and Explosive Detection K-9 (EDD) teams.
Operate communications equipment – monitor and relay radio traffic, effectively controlling the various protection nets.
Communicate with entities outside of the protection cell with a variety of voice- and text- based communications technology including local cell phone, regional, and global
satellite phone, tactical military radio, and UHF/VHF radio.
Prepare daily and weekly reports as requested by supervisory chain-of-command.
Maintain a watch record
Ensure that protective details submit required mission paperwork prior to the start of a mission
Monitor protective details
Assist protection specialists with mission planning
Maintain a database of all protective missions
Assist DS Watch Officer as needed.