Executive Protection Specialist

Employer: Boeing
Location: Renton WA
Requisition Number14-1005677

Position Description
Provides close protection and facilitation services to senior executives comprising Boeing's Executive Council and Board of Directors. Provides same for other designated executives as directed. Collects protective intelligence, analyzes data, develops processes, and conducts analysis to mitigate risk and threat to customers. Initiates actions to protect personnel, information and property. Performs as team leader and team member to coordinate and execute security activities for routine business events and travel. Responds to, assesses, and takes appropriate actions during emergency situations. Coordinates logistical support for executive events and travel. Interprets data and communicates intent in the written and verbal form at management and executive levels. Utilizes lethal and non-lethal force
applications applicable to the situation. Maintains physical fitness and health standards required for the position and subject to annual fitness and medical examinations to verify a fit for duty status. Travels domestically and internationally in support of the customer's business continuity requirements and his/ her inherent safety and security requirements related to personal safety and security within a world-wide corporate business environment.

• Adaptability
Understands changes in own and others' work and situations; may be asked to explain the logic or basis for change to less experienced employees; actively seeks information about changes affecting own and fellow employees' jobs. Treats changes and new situations as opportunities for learning or growth; focuses on the beneficial aspects of change; speaks positively about the change to fellow interorganizational employees and occasionally to external customers. Quickly modifies behavior to deal effectively with changes in the work environment; readily tries new approaches appropriate for new or changed situations; does not persist with ineffective behaviors.

• Build Positive Relationships
Builds effective working relationships within the work group, with interorganizational employees, and occasionally with external customers. Probes for and provides information to clarify situations. Seeks and expands on original ideas, enhances others' ideas, and contributes own ideas about the issues at hand. Places higher priority on team and organization goals than on own goals. Seeks agreement from work group, with other employees, and occasionally with external customers to support ideas or take partnership-oriented action; uses sound rationale to explain value of actions. Establishes good interpersonal relationships by helping people feel valued, appreciated, and included in discussions.

• Communication
Clarifies purpose and importance; stresses major points; follows a logical sequence. Keeps the audience engaged through use of techniques such as analogies, illustrations, humor, an appealing style, body language, and voice inflection. Frames the message in line with audience experience, background, and expectations; uses terms, examples, and analogies that are meaningful to the audience. Seeks input from audience; checks understanding; presents message in different ways to enhance understanding. Uses syntax, pace, volume, diction, and mechanics appropriate to the media being used. Accurately interprets messages from others and responds appropriately.

• Customer Focus
Makes customers and their needs a primary focus of one's actions; develops and sustains productive customer relationships; uses information to understand customers' circumstances, problems, expectations, and needs; periodically becomes involved in sharing information with customers to build their understanding of issues and capabilities; considers how actions or plans will affect customers; responds quickly to meet customer needs and resolve problems; assists higher graded employees and/or project team leaders in implementing ways to monitor and evaluate customer concerns, issues, and satisfaction and to anticipate customer needs.

• Decision Making
Recognizes a wide range of potentially difficult issues, problems, or opportunities in own work group, across the organization and occasionally with external customers; determines whether action is needed. Identifies the need for and collects information to better understand difficult issues, problems, and opportunities. Integrates information from a wide variety of sources; detects trends, associations, and cause-effect relationships; creates relevant options for addressing difficult problems/opportunities and achieving desired outcomes. Formulates and/or makes recommendations for decision criteria based on issue complexity; evaluates options by considering implications and consequences; chooses an effective option. Implements decisions or initiates action within a reasonable time. Includes fellow work group members, employees across the organization, and occasionally external customers in the decision-making process as warranted to obtain good information, make the most appropriate decisions, and ensure buy-in and understanding of the resulting decisions.

• Initiating Action
Takes immediate action when confronted with a problem or when made aware of a situation in own or other work area. Implements new ideas or potential solutions without prompting; does not wait for others to take action or to request action. Takes action that goes beyond job requirements in order to achieve objectives.

• Project Leadership
Complete ability to accept, direct, and perform responsibilities and work assigned tasks as a project team member in support of the overall project. Complete ability to lead and direct the activities and resources of assigned projects and support higher graded employees in large scale and complex projects.

Basic Qualifications For Consideration
Do you have experience in close protection and the personal security of a customer/principal?
Do you have experience operating independently or in a small team (of as few as two people) with minimal guidance and with resource constraints?

Would you be willing to frequent domestic and international travel for the duration of 2-10 days?

Typical Education/Experience
Bachelor's and typically 6 or more years' related work experience, a Master's degree and typically 4 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Other Job related information
Frequent domestic and international travel, often on short notice is required for this position.

Closing Date: 04/11/2014