Protective Security Specialist (PSS) - Iraq

Employer: SOC
Location: Iraq

Perform the day-to-day protective security functions as specified in daily post and detail orders.
  • Driving the lead vehicles (Auto, Aircraft, Boat), principal's vehicle, or follow-vehicle, whenever required in motorcade or similar operations.
  • Driving follow-vehicle and/or acting as response agent.
  • Carries and operates weapons as specified in daily post and detail orders, or upon orders from the detail leader or shift leader.
  • Maintaining protective formation position during principal's walking movements.
  • Participating in advance security preparations.
  • Manning the security post at principals residence or manning the command post as required.
  • Must be an American citizen and at least 21 years of age.
  • Must have valid, current U.S. drivers license and U.S. tourist passport.
  • Must have a personal and, if appropriate, military record without blemish.
  • Must be in good physical condition with no health deficiencies, either temporary or long-lasting, that would preclude individual from performance of duties.
  • Must have up-to-date inoculations and a physical examination by a medical doctor for international travel.
  • Must be proficient in defensive driving techniques.
  • Must be familiar with and have had formal training in First Aid procedures.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain either a Personal Security Clearance or High Risk/Moderate Public Trust Cert.
  • Must have a minimum three (3) years experience as LRDM. This experience and background may have been gained in any of the following organizations:
  • o U.S. Secret Service
  • o U.S. Federal Agencies, e.g. FBI (Former Special Agents with protective security background)
  • o NRA certified or equivalent weapons training program
  • o U.S. Special Forces, Special Operations
  • o U.S. Military Infantry (Army or USMC)
  • o Commercial Executive Protection Services with military or police background.
  • o Law enforcement experience (U.S. Military Police/Criminal Investigation Division; local and state law enforcement agencies, with Emergency Services Unit, special weapons and tactical training.